External Affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that ICJ had asked India to file its memorial by September 13, but denied that it was a setback for New Delhi.
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The CBI had started a preliminary enquiry on the basis of a complaint filed by the vigilance department of the Delhi government which had found irregularities in the process of hiring an advertising agency to promote the programme.
In the seventieth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the decline in minimum support prices (MSP) for farmers and Pranab Mukherjee’s tenure as president.
The court found five of the seven accused guilty of conspiracy, convicted Riaz Siddiqui under TADA for other charges but not conspiracy, and acquitted Abdul Qayyum of all charges.
Adityanath said Nitish Kumar and other “secular leaders” shouldn’t be silent on triple talaq and illegal slaughterhouses.
The Dalit activists have said that the 15 accused are those who had a brief meeting with the Haryana chief minister to demand a fair probe into inter-caste clashes.
In the sixty-ninth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about a growing culture of intolerance against political opposition and the status of the “Accessible India Campaign”.
Speaking at the All India Hindu Convention, Sadhvi Saraswati also asked Hindus to rear cows in order to protect them.
In the sixty-eighth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the recent Aadhaar-PAN judgment and the impact of demonetisation on farmers.
Cricket fans have recently turned matches between the two sides into an ugly display of competitive nationalism on social media. These clashes have been spurred by on-field tensions and gratuitous political rhetoric.
The CPI(M)’s student wing accused the Centre of trying to “eliminate the history of campus agitations in the country”.
In closing comments, Vivek Katju replies to Partha Chatterjee’s response to his critique of the latter’s original article on the justification the Indian army chief provided for the use of a Kashmiri civilian as a human shield.
The CRPF’s Rajnish Rai had filed an internal report stating that a March 30 encounter in Assam’s Chirang district was “staged”.
Three documentaries on the 2016 JNU protests, the unrest in Kashmir and the suicide of Rohith Vemula were denied permission to be screened.
Vinod Dua discusses the impact of demonetisation in light of SBI’s recent admission that it has led to a slowdown in Indian economy, and Amit Shah’s comment on Gandhi.
General secretary of CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury discusses various aspects of current national politics with Siddharth Varadarajan and M.K. Venu, founding editors of The Wire.
“[Israeli occupation] has eroded all sense of decency and humanity and morality from people like me [Jews], who had been persecuted for over 20 centuries.”
Activists allege that the government’s actions in the area, including not letting anyone in, are undemocratic and an attempt to hide what happened.
The Madhya Pradesh chief minister had earlier sat on an indefinite fast for “restoration of peace” amid a farmers’ agitation in the state.
Nikam has chosen to remain silent on what prompted his decision.
Sulabh International founder and chief Bindeshwar Pathak said this move would further India-US ties.
‘Beef Ban Bashing Banquet’ in Mizoram; Meghalaya Passes Resolution Opposing Centre’s Cattle Sale Ban
The Centre’s ban affects the livelihoods of 5.7 lakh people in Meghalaya who are all engaged in cattle-rearing.
In court, the government said Aadhaar is needed because there are lots of fake and duplicate PAN cards. So why won’t it say how many dodgy Aadhaar cards there are?
“A man’s job is to make money – masculinity is his quality, whereas a woman’s quality is motherhood. She should never forget that.”
The West Bengal government, in a memorandum issued on Sunday, made clear that no leave will be granted till the strike is withdrawn.
In an open letter 65 senior retired officials from different Central services urge all public authorities and constitutional bodies to take heed.
Addressing a group of “eminent persons” in Chhattisgarh, he also said the Congress party was “merely an instrument of gaining independence”.
VTV News was threatened and had snakes let out at its office after it ran a story accusing Kushal Tradelink of artificially jacking up its stock prices.
Vinod Dua discusses the plight of the farmers in India, questions what the Modi government has done for Indian soldiers and discusses the BJP’s flip-flop over beef.
A central team that travelled to Addappady found lack of nutrition among pregnant mothers and adolescent girls to be the main cause for the high infant mortality rate.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the PAN-Aadhaar link but partially stayed the penal provisions for non-compliance so that PAN cards not linked to Aadhaar will continue to remain valid.
If editors from the Times of India and other newspapers have the ability to push for personnel changes with government ministers, do these ministers, in turn, have the ability to influence the editorial line in these newspapers?
Senior journalists and other eminent citizens have unequivocally viewed the targeting of NDTV as Modi government’s attack against critical media.
In this special episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua’s acceptance speech after being awarded the RedInk award for lifetime achievement in journalism.
At least now we have a partial answer to why agrarian distress isn’t going anywhere – the minister in charge seems to care more about posture than pasture
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha was protesting against the government’s decision that Bengali will be compulsorily taught in schools.
“What is the issue with making Aadhar compulsory? Only the rich seem to be complaining about it,” the TISS director said.
At the awards, organised by the Mumbai Press Club, the investigative feature by Nithyanand Rao and Virat Markandeya won in the ‘Science & Innovation’ category.
According to Ainul Ansari’s family, he was carrying mutton, not beef.
Chandrashekhar Azad, accused by the police of spearheading the Saharanpur violence, has been arrested by the UP police special task force.