Zakia’s petition sought that Narendra Modi and 61 others be named as accused for being part of a conspiracy that facilitated the Gujarat riots.
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The Swedish Academy said that Ishiguro, “in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.
A CBI team visited Guwahati to begin work on the case, besides submitting a copy of the FIR against company officials to the high court on October 3.
“This award is a morale booster for people who want to write, and fight,” Gauri Lankesh’s sister Kavitha has said.
The private firm that supplied the gas to the hospital does not possess a licence to produce medical nitrogen oxide.
“We will be logistically ready to hold simultaneous polls by September 2018 but it is up to the government to take a decision and make necessary legal amendments for it.’’
“It took me five years to convince people in my village that praying to Ambedkar is better than praying to gods and goddesses,” said Mangalbhai, who organised the garba.
Vinod Dua discusses Arun Shourie’s comments on demonetisation and why the Taj Mahal was dropped from the tourism booklet issued by the UP government.
After two women collapsed during the protest, state authorities agreed to meet with farmers’ leaders for talks.
Dozens of farmers had gathered outside the collectorate in Bundelkhand’s Tikamgarh district to present a list of demands to the district administration.
“Policies that ought to be implemented, and ought to implemented well, like GST, are being completely fumbled,” Shourie also said in an interview to NDTV.
The resolution called for the protection of the rights of foreign nationals facing the death penalty under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, the grounds on which India had sued Pakistan in the ICJ.
In a note to the PMO, external affairs and labour ministries, and the NSA, the IB said the report could potentially harm India’s image.
The incident is the third such attack on Dalits in Gujarat since September 25.
Vinod Dua discusses the latest data on rising unemployment in India and the government’s confusing signals on Aadhaar.
The businessman is currently out on bail on an earlier extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard on behalf of Indian authorities in April.
Apart from holding the post of director general of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Soumya Swaminathan is also the secretary of the department of health research.
The petition demands that Menon be reinstated immediately as chairperson of the Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory at JNU.
“Civil society must stand up against this goondaism and demand for security for Prof Kancha Iliah as well as punishment to those issuing open threats, before we have another Gauri Lankesh.”
In both old and new sectors of the economy, lay offs and workforce reductions have been common since 2016.
“We don’t know who has killed them (the slain journalists) but we do know who is celebrating…I am pained, I am taken aback by the celebrations of an inhuman killing.”
While the group has informed Australian authorities that Atulya Resources is the holding firm for the company’s operations, ABC alleges that it is actually a holding firm in the British Virgin Islands controlled by Vinod Adani.
A National Institute of Nutrition survey has found that in an urban sample, 32.4% of SC and 32.6% of ST boys under five were underweight, compared to 25.8% of OBCs and 21% of others.
Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young have won the Nobel Prize for physiology/medicine in 2017 for working out the molecular mechanism behind circadian rhythms.
Urmilesh discusses how corporations use the law to muzzle criticism – with M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire and The Caravan’s Hartosh Singh Bal.
Authorities had earlier asked the family of Assam’s first speaker to prove their citizenship.
Eight accused, all Patels from Bhadraniya village, have been arrested after the attack, police said.
Maya Mirchandani discusses a new book on the Bharatiya Janata Party as India’s ‘greatest election machine’.
The deaths are the latest in a series of similar incidents reflecting the unsafe conditions sanitation worker in the country are made to work in.
The Padma Shri awardee may have been “of American origin” but his ability to recite shairi in impeccable Urdu coupled with his memorable roles in several Hindustani and Urdu plays reflect that Alter was, in fact, a native.
The RSS chief while addressing a crowd in Nagpur spoke on a range of issues including violence in the name of cow protection and the government’s resolution of the Doklam crisis.
Vinod Dua discusses Yashwant Sinha’s article attacking Arun Jaitley and detainment of BHU students in Delhi.
The chief executive of Afghanistan, who is in India on a short trip, also expressed that differences within the international community could impact counter-terrorism efforts.
Civil society organisations are furious and have reminded the Centre of Modi’s electoral promise to not construct dams if opposed by locals.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses the slowdown of Indian economy and its impact on small traders and the working class with Pawan Kumar from the BMS and Amarjeet Kaur from the All India Trade Union Congress AITUC.
Jayant Sinha, son of the former finance minister, also wrote a rebuttal to his father’s harsh critique of the government’s economic policies.
The killing of constable Mohammad Ramzan Parrey is the third such incident of security personnel being attacked while on vacation at home.
“To speak in front of power is the courage which has been rightly given by the Constitution and you are the protector of it.”
Vinod Dua discusses the controversies surrounding Jaggi Vasudev and a moment of crisis in Indian judiciary in light of Justice Jayant Patel’s resignation.
The appointment of Royana Singh comes when the university is under scrutiny for comprising women’s safety.