Ghulam Ahmed was lynched in Bulandshahr for the ‘crime’ of assisting an inter-religious couple to elope – an allegation his son denies.
The student leader played a key role in establishing the way JNU students actively organise movements across the country addressing issues of Dalits, women, labourers and students.
On March 20, the ABVP disrupted a seminar at a college in Bareilly, alleging that retired BHU professor Chauthi Ram Yadav had made controversial remarks about the RSS.
The electorate was happy to give a huge majority to criminals and strongmen in the fray but the face of a poet whose eyes were moist and whose nose had a tube inserted inside left them unmoved.
The entry of Chinese players into the market in the 1990s selling cheap hosiery dealt a severe blow to a once-thriving industry in eastern Uttar Pradesh, made worse by the rise of cotton prices and non-inclusion of weavers in economic policies.
Mayawati has alleged that the media actively discriminates against her party, calling media organisations Brahmanical.