Defying the administration, school teachers have refused to implement administration’s order to photograph people defecating in the open.
Tell Hindu Girls That Muslim Men are ‘Terrorists’, and Other ‘Lessons’ from an RSS-backed ‘Hindu’ Fair
Jaipur’s district education office made it compulsory for lakhs of children from government schools to attend the event where Hindutva outfits spread propaganda about ‘love jihad’ and gau raksha.
The farmers had buried themselves in the land to protest against the acquisition of 1,350 bighas of land for a housing project without fair compensation.
Mohammed’s family and social activists have alleged the involvement of cow vigilantes from right wing outfits.
Rajasthan government tied up with a Hindu organisation to organise the event.
The court freed Payal Singhvi from the Nari Niketan to which she had been sent after she stated that no one forced her to convert or marry.
Twenty-two discharged prison inmates were suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis, blood cancer and hypoglycemia.
“Such attempts are part of a larger design of the BJP government to glorify some Hindu rulers and promote its Hindutva ideology.”
Investigations into accusations of public officials’ corruption need to be sanctioned by the government before they begin, a new state ordinance says.
With low sales, labourers in small-scale manufacturing units are facing an employment crisis, while those who have somehow managed to retain their jobs are earning very little.
A compilation of important labour developments from around the world.
Despite being the only community to preserve Rajasthani traditions, the Manganiyars have lived with fear, exploitation and thwarted aspirations.
Most anganwadi workers make less than minimum wage, yet their demands for better wages and facilities are ignored.
Land owners as well as builders have been affected by the Jaipur Development Authority’s botched up housing project.
Isha Foundation head urges people to give missed call in support but his campaign is silent on river-linking, pollution and water harvesting techniques.
From the ban on cattle trade for slaughter to the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, the Centre’s changes to the agricultural sector aren’t going down well with Rajasthan farmers.
Clashes in the Ramganj area that led to the death of one man in police firing indicate a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the police among its mostly Muslim residents.
The police has said that the refugee cards issued by the UNHCR are not sufficient for the migrants to continue living in the country and has ordered them to vacate their homes immediately.
Eight years after the state government’s affordable housing policy, municipal corporations, developers and the Rajasthan’s housing department are playing a game of hot potato.
Difficulties in curbing fraud, a flawed incentive structure and a focus on infrastructure over placements are deeply hurting the Modi government’s flagship skilling scheme and subverting its larger goals.
The Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, the 20-hour ‘free’ Aadhar-linked digital literacy certification course, has strict identification monitoring but fails on course delivery.
The book also mentions Maharana Pratap as the only “national element” who didn’t sell himself to Akbar.
Zafar Hussein’s family and neighbours say he had stood up to the nagar parishad’s plan to get rid of the settlement where he lived and develop it into a posh colony.
The state education department has stopped publishing textbooks and providing exam papers in Urdu, and no new posts for Urdu teachers are being advertised.
From checking criminal backgrounds to leaving no place in the city to legally slaughter chickens, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation seems to be doing all it can to make things difficult for meat sellers.
The highly skewed cow to worker ratio in Jaipur’s Hingonia Cow Rehabilitation Centre has exposed gau sevaks to several occupational hazards.
Private schools are flouting guidelines and charging students from economically weak families money for books, uniforms and mid-day meals.
Despite all the talk around river pollution, very little is being done to tackle or even monitor the poor quality of water in our rivers and the effluents flowing into them.
Large-scale hydropower and other projects are destroying both the livelihoods and culture of local people.
While the Veerashaivas emerged in opposition to dominant Brahmanical Hindu traditions, in more recent times they haven’t asserted their dissensions.
Raising productivity, reforming land policies and solving the remunerative price mess will require massive amounts of public investment and political will. Is the Modi government up to the task?
From leading scholars in Japan, Australia and the US to universities and groups across India, there has been an outpouring of support for the JNU students charged with sedition.
“We regret to see that the very courts of justice, to whom people look up to for upholding the rights of the ordinary citizen and acting as a fair arbitrator, have become battlegrounds for participants of the legal system.”
More than 400 academics and intellectuals from around the world have released a statement opposing the police action against JNU students and the arrest of union president Kanhaiya Kumar for sedition.