Vinod Dua discusses Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at the Davos summit and wealth inequality in India.
The Wire Staff
The apex court directed the listing of the case for February 2, when the hearing would be tested on the standard of objectivity, which the bench has set for itself.
The court ruled that it would examine if all the matters in the case should be heard by the Supreme Court itself.
Members of the Kanjarbhat community, the three protesters are part of a social media campaign against the regressive practice carried out by their community.
Controversial case pits advocates of the autonomy of an adult woman to decide whom she marries against conspiracy theorists who see Hadiya’s marriage as part of a supposed Muslim plot to seduce and convert Hindu women.
Deshmukh is the second leader from Vidarbha after Nana Patole to have openly expressed his discontent about Fadnavis’ inaction on the issue of separate statehood.
In this episode, Urmilesh discusses the lack of media coverage on Dalit women facing sexual assault with Kaushal Panwar, assistant professor at Delhi University, and senior journalist Poornima Joshi.
“This (Hegde’s comments) shows the brahmanical and evil mindset of the Sangh parivar and its functionaries from top to bottom, which has no place for Dalits.”
They wrote that the incident “diminishes the image of the country at the global level and reduces faith of the international historical research community in the genuine research by Indian researchers.”
The annual Oxfam survey revealed that 67 crore Indians comprising the population’s poorest half saw their wealth rise by just 1% in the last year.
“When dogs bark on the road, we don’t care.”
Maya Mirchandani interviews former Singaporean diplomat Kishore Mahbubani about what ASEAN means for India and South East Asia.
From Gauri Lankesh’s murder to defamation suits, attacks on the media have become commonplace.
Vinod Dua discusses the latest revisions in GST tax slabs and the deteriorating law and order situation in Haryana.
Winners this year also include journalist Shantanu Guha Ray, film director Karan Johar and yoga guru Vasudev.
The Ministry of External Affairs hopes India’s ‘credentials’ are taken into account as and when a decision is taken (on its NSG application).
In a portent of a Mad Max-like situation, South Africa’s Cape Town has less than 90 days’ worth of water left in its reservoirs.
The Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the decks for the all-India release of the movie
The MEA has termed reports about infrastructure, albeit ‘temporary’, at Doklam as ‘mischievous’, says there has been no change in status quo.
Vinod Dua discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss the ban on Padmaavat and the ongoing arguments in the final Aadhaar hearing.
Vinod Dua discusses Centre’s decision to cancel Haj subsidy and Praveen Togadia’s tearful press conference.
The minister however claimed he was ‘not aware’ that the project would cost over Rs 1 crore or that the staff canteen had been demolished for his new office.
Rohith’s mother Radhika Vemula, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar, scholar Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd and transgender activist Grace Banu were also present at the programme.
Swaraj said that the time terror was seen as other people’s problem is ‘long gone’ and that ‘zero tolerance is the call of the day’.
Set up in 1994, Shah Waliullah library in Old Delhi provides free education to those in need. The Wire speaks with two students who are grateful for the library’s support.
A Yuva Morcha leadersaid that the mutt was made impure as people who ‘eat cow meat’ and those who are ‘anti-Hindu’ had entered it.
A video recording of the assault started being circulated on social media last Sunday.
According to the Global IIM Alumni Network, the attempts they made to convince the board and director of IIM Ahmedabad to implement reservations in their doctoral programme went unheeded.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 17, 1948, the fifth day of his final fast.
“Put up before the appropriate bench”, Justice Arun Mishra’s order said on Tuesday, implying he no longer intends to hear the sensitive matter.
Vinod Dua discusses the judge Loya case in light of his son Anuj Loya’s press conference and the recent crisis in the Supreme Court of India.
It is unethical on the part of public sector banks to extract a penalty from financially weaker account holders while writing off huge loans to corporate customers, says the Centre for Financial Accountability.
The Annual Status of Education Report for 2017 has surveyed how much 14-18 year olds in rural areas are learning in school.
Following the latest daily price hike, petrol was selling at a three-year high price of Rs 71.27 and diesel at a record Rs 61.88 a litre in Delhi.
The constitution bench, formed earlier to hear the Aadhaar matter, comprises CJI Dipak Misra and Justices A.K. Sikri, A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan.
While the RTE Act makes education a fundamental right for every child between six and 14 years of age, it does not include any penal provisions in case parents or teachers do not adhere to its provisions.
Senior RSS functionary J. Nandakumar has claimed the public attack against the Chief Justice of India came on the heels of the CJI’s order to reopen cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 16, 1948, the fourth day of his final fast.
At a public meeting, Gaware said many of Loya’s friends, including judges, had had their suspicions when the CBI judge died of a sudden heart attack.
Doval, India’s most powerful security bureaucrat, reportedly attended a BJP-RSS meeting where election strategies for three Northeastern states were discussed.