The vulnerable Dongoria Kondh were marooned from the rest of the state as the only bridge connecting the Niyamgiri hills were washed away due to heavy flooding of river Kalyan.
The NPF said Acharya owes people an explanation about what “extenuating circumstances prompted him to support a legislators-sans-party set-up.”
But the minister of state for I&B told parliament the public broadcaster was reviewing the RSS-backed Hindustan Samachar news service.
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Leader of opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said that the BJP was the only party benefitting from such incidents and urged it to give up “vote politics.”
According to a US space expert, India which recently launched a record 104 satellites in one go, would continue to do so and “saturate” the orbits.
State governor P.B. Acharya has appointed Zeliang as the chief minister and asked him to prove his majority on the floor of the House on or before July 22.
While two persons had perished in floods in Kalahandi district earlier, two more deaths were reported in Malkangiri district yesterday.
The announcement to withdraw the protest was made yesterday by the traders who met finance minister Arun Jaitley in Delhi on July 17.
Chinese and Indian soldiers have been locked in a face-off over road-building in the Dokalam area of the Sikkim sector for over a month.
A group of seven Indian students has bagged two awards at the first global robotics Olympiad in the US where 157 countries participated.
An emergent special session of the assembly was scheduled at 9:30 am today for the chief minister, who is facing a rebellion from MLAs of his party Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF), to seek confidence vote.
The court has also said it will arrange for security for the couple filing the appeal, an activist helping them and their advocate.
“I have no moral right to be in the House if I am not allowed to put across my views on atrocities being committed against Dalits,” Mayawati said.
The 68-year old Naidu currently holds the portfolios of Information and Broadcasting and Housing and Urban Affairs.
Director general of police for prisons H. N. Sathyanarayana Rao, who D. Roopa levelled the charges against, has also been transferred.
The strength of the first-ever BJP-led coalition government in Manipur has increased to 40 in the 60-member House, with two Congress MLAs joining.
The six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT), set up by the apex court, recommended filing a corruption case against Sharif and his children on July 10.
A long-standing code for the Speaker’s Lobby where lawmakers congregate and communicate with the press and public requires women to wear dresses and blouses with sleeves
Led by science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan, the committee will select projects to help scientifically validate the benefits of cow-derivatives.
Hundreds of people in Morbi, Surendranagar and Rajkot districts were shifted to safer places from low-lying areas near rivers and dams.
The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, which is leading the shutdown in the hills since June 15, has threatened to start a fast unto-death strike.
The administrative directions were issued by acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal to ensure proper implementation of civil procedure code provisions.
Mehbooba appraised the home minister on the steps taken to maintain peace in the Valley and discussed measures to protect pilgrims from future attacks.
The location of the conference is meant to ‘send a message’ to separatists in Kashmir.
Guwahati HC stayed Nagaland governor’s directive to chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu, after the latter argued the that directive was unconstitutional.
The apex court’s order came despite objections by the government and the army. The army, Assam Rifles and the Manipur police are accused in 1,528 alleged extra-judicial killings 2000 to 2012 in Manipur.
The plea claimed that directions were issued under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 by the CPCB chairman on July 21, 2015 to 318 thermal power plants.
The Supreme Court criticised Sonowal for saying the draft national register of citizens, meant to curb illegal immigration, will be released by December 31.
In a report, deputy inspector general (prisons) D. Roopa has alleged that a special kitchen has been set up for Sasikala, while also highlighting other rule breaches.
The Brahmaputra river and its tributaries have also submerged 2,500 villages, destroyed 1.06 lakh hectares of crop-land and damaged infrastructure.
When the bench asked ECI to clarify its stand, its lawyer said the poll panel is supporting the cause to the extent of decriminalisation of politics.
Successive governments have acknowledged the problem of ‘excessive’ undertrial detention but have not done enough to address it, Amnesty said.
“I am happy because it has exposed the real face of the society, that such a thinking is still prevalent…But I am pained because such issues are still being discussed.”
The Azadi Kooch, or freedom march, timed for the first anniversary of the Una incident when Dalit youths were assaulted by cow protection vigilantes, was to press for Dalit land rights in the state.
Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar has set up a five-judge Constitution bench to hear arguments on whether Aadhaar violates the right to privacy.
Zeliang, claiming support of 41 of the 59 MLAs in the assembly, had on Sunday written to Acharya for inviting him to form a new NPF-led DAN government.
The bench took note of the Centre’s statement that it was reconsidering the cattle trade notification by taking into account various objections.
China and India have been engaged in a standoff in the Doklam area near the Bhutan tri-junction.
According to the chargesheet filed by the CBI, one of the Dalit victims of the Una flogging was labelled a Muslim by an accused to rile others up further.
Upholding their conviction by the high court, the bench said the six had been acquitted by the trial court despite “clear-cut evidence” against them.