A number of students and two journalists were injured in a lathi charge by the police on Saturday night, after which the chief minister asked the divisional commissioner to file a report.
The Wire Staff
Last year, 30 students made the cut.
New Delhi: Exercising her right to reply after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lashed out at Pakistan for supporting terrorism, Pakistani envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi attacked India for “killing hundreds of women, children and men in Kashmir”. In her address to the 72nd UN General Assembly session on Saturday, Swaraj had […]
The students said the police lathi-charged without provocation and that they even tried to enter the women’s hostel.
Maya Mirchandani interviews India’s former high commissioner to Pakistan T.C.A. Raghavan about his new book ‘The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan’.
Days after a threat from an RSS ideologue, the IT department ‘rectifies’ its earlier assessment and orders a fresh ‘complete scrutiny’.
The Medical Council of India as well as the college in question had objected to the admission.
The chief proctor allegedly told students to “keep quiet” until the prime minister’s two-day visit to Varanasi, beginning the day of the protest, was over.
The apex court has also asked states to submit compliance reports based on its previous order on appointing district nodal officers to curb cow-related mob violence.
The court has set aside an NGT order on the matter saying the tribunal doesn’t have jurisdiction, but made it clear that future legal challenges are welcome.
Vinod Dua discusses the problem of cyber crimes and how Jawaharlal Nehru University has changed.
SpiceJet boss Ajay Singh, a long-time supporter of the BJP, is a man whose industry and political connections have crisscrossed more than once.
A team from the Citizens Against Hate collective has documented 11 other alleged police encounters in the region.
“I think my discussion of yoga is threatening to the RSS-linked administration,” Patricia Sauthoff has said in an interview.
“The entire crass sequence actually is reflective of a degenerative mindset of the youth breeding denigrating relationships mired in drugs, alcohol, casual sexual escapades and a promiscuous and voyeuristic world.”
“It is a reckless, inhuman act to silence the voice of free press in the country and an assault on the freedom of press.”
Vinod Dua discusses why Arun Jaitley had to finally admit that the economy has slowed down and why gold imports have tripled compared to last year.
No charges have been pressed against BJP leader Sangeeta Varshney or members of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, who allegedly roughed up the couple.
The external affairs ministry recognises that those fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine state are refugees but the home ministry believes they no longer deserve that designation once they are in India.
Banerjee’s government restricted idol immersions to 10 pm on September 30, the day of Vijaya Dashami, and banned it completely the next day – which is Muharram.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses whether student politics have national implications.
Of the 30.67 lakh candidates who had been trained or were undergoing training across the country in June 2017, only 2.9 lakh received placement offers.
The Centre said convicted MPs or MLAs need not be automatically disqualified from parliament or state legislatures since they can appeal convictions.
The police has reportedly taken four members of the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura into custody in relation to Santanu Bhowmik’s death.
While food, housing and petroleum inflation all played a role, a SBI research report also notes that the inflationary impact of GST may have been than what was expected.
Vinod Dua discusses Make in India and technology transfer agreements, and job losses due to the economic slowdown.
The Karnataka government had banned her book in 1998, two years after its publication.
Manoj Mitta, author of The Fiction of Fact-finding: Modi and Godhra, and Siddharth Varadarajan discuss the Gujarat 2002 riots and Amit Shah’s testimony.
Suspecting foul play, Pravish Chanam’s family has demanded a thorough CBI investigation into his disappearance, death and cremation.
The bench was hearing an appeal against the ban on Kannada book Basava Vachana Deepthi by scholar, mystic and writer Mate Mahadevi.
Several farmers and union leaders were arrested or detained ahead of a planned farmers’ protest in Chhattisgarh and Section 144 was imposed in three districts.
The three accused were arrested over the last two weeks following a police raid after a tip-off about alleged cow slaughter.
Biswal, who the CBI had quizzed four times in the past, denied the charges levelled against him and said that his arrest was politically motivated.
Vinod Dua discusses how the inefficient implementation of the GST is hurting the Indian economy and the clean Ganga campaign.
The Wire’s Amit Singh talks to JNU student leader Shehla Rashid about trolling on social media, her spat with a Republic reporter and more.
Both the Intelligence Bureau and CBI have been directed to reveal information to RTI petitioners in the last month.
India had first rejected a patent for this breakthrough drug which sells at US $1000 per pill. Last year, India overruled its own decision and granted Gilead a patent for it.
“Nobody asked me my view as if I don’t matter in this game of misogyny played in my name.”
The principal and staff editor wanted words including ‘Dalit’, ‘beef’ and ‘fascism’ removed from the annual student magazine of the Government Arts and Science College, Nadapuram.
Critics have said that cash transfers will not be able to ensure that people have access to the nutrition needed.