Sikh siblings Gurbachan Kaur and Ajit Singh recount the days of Partition when they had to flee from Pakistan to India.
Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar
According to a CBI investigation, medical colleges debarred by the Supreme Court paid health ministry officials large sums to try and get the order lifted.
There is no official data to back up the prime minister’s claim that the use of “Aadhaar and technology” had led to the discovery of nearly 4 crore bogus ration cards.
The poll witnessed a voting of 98.21% as 771 of 785 eligible MPs cast their votes, of whom 90.83 per cent MPs voted within the first three hours.
Former Union minister and National Democratic Alliance candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu is pitted against opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi.
Former chief election commissioners believe that it will spark anger among migrant workers who have long asked for a similar option.
Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi being the head of the National Disaster Management Authority, not much has changed in terms of how prepared the country is for annual flooding.
Labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya sidestepped questions on jobless economic growth and the impact of demonetisation after admitting to ‘jobless growth’.
In a memorandum submitted to the Election Commission, the Congress alleged that the BJP was using money power and threats to get MLAs over to their side before the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat.
The number of elderly people in the country is estimated to treble by 2050 according to a study by an NGO, which is urging the Centre to focus on the elderly in their policies.
The minister of state for minority affairs has made clear that minority status can be only be granted by the Centre after “consultations with various stakeholders,” including the states.
Rahul Gandhi would do well to remember that those who have shifted camps multiple times can always do so again.
The court saying too much time has passed for concrete evidence to emerge is against established laws, the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society argued.
Data from 2013 and even 2011 – before the Modi government was in power – was referenced in a Lok Sabha session to answer queries on the current issues in the agriculture sector.
Polling officers did not act when voters complained that a light was flashing against the BJP candidate’s name when they pressed the button in support of the independent candidate.
It was also pointed out at the meeting that despite the Public Safety Act prohibiting the detention of minors, children had been detained under it.
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh raised four questions to Venkaiah Naidu, two about recent events and two about cases from 15 years ago.
Meira Kumar polled 34.35% of valid votes, making her’s the best performance by a losing candidate in the presidential poll in nearly 50 years.
The order of the SHO is questionable as the district civil administration had not deemed it necessary to impose such restrictions on meat sellers and eateries.
Kovind polled a total of 2,930 votes with the value of 7,02,044 (a total of 65.65% votes) while Kumar got 1,844 votes with a value of 3,67,314.
The 41-year-old allegedly told the activist that those without address proof or Aadhaar number could be “eliminated” by the police.
The Madhya Pradesh minister has been disqualified as a legislator for using paid news in his election campaign and not furnishing proper accounts of poll expenses.
The Election Commission introduced special pens, posters for the presidential polls. Counting is to take place on July 20.
The decision to nominate Venkaiah Naidu was taken at today’s parliamentary board meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
RTI activists insist the amendment Bill has diluted provisions of the original Bill and was pushed by the BJP in the Lok Sabha in hush-hush manner.
Social activist Shabnam Hashmi recorded a policeman telling her those without address proof and Aadhaar could be “eliminated”.
According to a RTI, cases in J&K have seen the least amount of compensation being offered for rights violations while Assam has the most.
Money and power can buy you a special room, outside food, extra meetings hours and a “lot more”.
The BJP is expected to announce their vice-presidential candidate after a meeting with Prime Minister Modi and the party’s parliamentary board.
Unable to clear the class 10 board exams after being made to appear as part of correspondence programmes, most students now have no remedial options.
Seemingly moving past the unpleasantness after backing NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, the JD(U) attended today’s meeting of the non-NDA parties to pick a vice president contender.
The Supreme Court had earlier termed excluding students on the basis of colour blindness “regressive”, and the matter is scheduled for hearing tomorrow.
An RTI activist has questioned whether the Delhi Bar Council’s decision not to allow him to fight the cases while holding the post is fair.
Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who exposed several corruption cases at AIIMS, was given an appraisal of zero in 2015-16, despite being rated “outstanding” in other years.
A RTI query has drawn a blank from the governor’s house, the assembly secretariat and the chief minister’s office.
A RTI query has revealed that none of the appointees had applied for the posts and that no selection process was followed by the Himachal Pradesh government.
PricewaterhouseCoopers, convicted in the Rs 7,000 crore Satyam scam, had also audited accounts of Vijay Mallya’s firm and the Global Trust Bank, which collapsed.
Yogendra Yadav demanded that liquor vends that have been opened without obtaining the consent of the locals be immediately closed down.
Over 5 lakh scholarships remained unpaid for over a year and yet no one raise a hue and cry. After Kejriwal has raised the issue, the chief secretary’s report is awaited.
The Supreme Court had in 2002 made the filing of affidavits declaring assets and criminal records mandatory in Lok Sabha and assembly polls, but the Election Commission had rejected a similar demand for affidavits in the 2012 elections.