“I have been fasting for 16 years and not got anything from it. I want to try different agitation now,” Irom Sharmila told the media.
The Wire Staff
Four Booked, Probe Committee Formed After Student Dies Due to Alleged Medical Negligence at IIT Kanpur
A team has been formed to probe the death of Alok Kumar Pandey that was allegedly caused due to an injection given to him at the institution’s health centre.
Reports say Pul committed suicide and was found hanging at the official residence in Itanagar.
The explosion occurred as over 100 people gathered to mourn a lawyer who was shot dead earlier today. Motives for the killing and subsequent blast remain unclear.
Bihar’s lawsuit against Jharkhand, termed by the Supreme Court as a “trivial non-dispute”, stands in stark contrast to Delhi’s suit against the Centre under the same article, in which it seeks a change of status from union territory to state.
Shahram Amiri, who was accused of spying for the US and divulging information on Iran’s nuclear programme, was arrested soon after his return to Iran from the US in 2010.
India Today TV has exposed how Dalits are not allowed to enter Hindu houses of worship.
A blog post by a student that went viral, lists the violations that students suffer in Chirst University, while MANIT protests dress codes and curfew.
Tauseef Ahmad Bhat was arrested from the Jammu-Tawi Express in Madhya Pradesh after a Bajrang Dal coordinator filed an FIR against him.
Dalits say the idea that Kamal Valmiki was able to hang himself in plain sight of policemen, and find a rope to do it inside a police station, is hard to believe.
Though he took no names, the home minister’s remarks were directly aimed at Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif
Discussions at the conference will include terrorism as well as other key issues such as liberalisation of visa regulations, illegal trafficking in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and small arms and how to make coordinated and concerted efforts to combat such problems.
University authorities have denied having prior knowledge of the magazine’s launch and are scrutinising its content to remove ‘anti-national’ content.
While the Bill appears to outlaw any form of labour by children under the age of 14, it has introduced a provision that lets children up to 14 years of age help out after school in family-based endeavours.
The exhibit, which began today, was inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and displays numerous state-of-art defence technologies.
Four Muslim men were arrested in relation to the incident for criminal intimidation and other charges, allegedly because one of them had spread the rumour.
Sonia was in Varanasi to kick off her party’s campaign for the Assembly elections due next year.
West Bengal’s cabinet has approved a proposal to change the state’s name to Bangla or Banga. The English version name will remain Bengal but the ‘West’ will be dropped.
Assam Child Rights Body Chief Allegedly Being Pressurised to Change Report on Trafficked Minor Girls
Runumi Gogoi is reportedly being pressurised by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights to change her report on the status of the 31 tribal girls taken by RSS-affiliated organisations from Assam to Gujarat and Punjab last year, if she wishes to continue with the organisation.
Curfew remains in place in certain parts of the Valley.
Patel announced her decision in a Facebook post.
The protestors have planned a ten-day march, headed to reach Una on independence day.
The gang of men then tied up the male family members, and sexually assaulted the mother and daughter while they were travelling along the Ghaziabad-Aligarh highway.
Chauhan was arrested in connection with the suicide of a junior female AAP member. With 12 MLAs now in jail, the party has alleged foul play from the Modi government.
Over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia have lost their jobs and not been paid their complete wages, foreign affairs minister Sushma Swaraj estimated.
An RSS affiliated organisation allegedly arm twisted parents to send their daughters away for indoctrination, activists say
In the winter of 2014 the American actor, producer and scriptwriter, John Cusack arranged a meeting between him, Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg, who exposed the lies of the US government about the Vietnam War through the Pentagon papers in the 1960s.
Indian officials have made clear that Modi’s visit to Islamabad for the Saarc summit on Nov 9-10 will take place even if the graph of India-Pakistan relations does not rise in the months ahead.
Patriarchal protectionism spared the lives of the two women in Madhya Pradesh who were assaulted for allegedly carrying beef.
Prasad was at the centre of a row recently after a report alleged he was tutoring a witness in the missing papers probe.
The water-sharing dispute has the states of Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka vying for water from the Mahadayi river.
Despite senior leaders asking security forces to no longer use pellet guns, at least 50 new patients have come in with pellet injuries in the last few days.
Bharat Nat and his wife were headed for their daily farm labour when a village shopkeeper, Ashok Mishra, encountered them with an axe.
A study has found that tribal rights granted under the Forest Rights Act are increasingly being denied.
The meeting was attended by senior functionaries from the RSS and its affiliates, including the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, Vidya Bharati and Shiksha Bachao Andolan, as well as Amit Shah.
The Cabinet has approved important changes to the GST Bill, key being the decision to cut the 1% inter-state tax. These changes go towards meeting some of Congress’ demanded changes to the Bill.
The 1993 Act prohibiting manual scavenging defines “manual scavenger” as “a person engaged in or employed for manually carrying human excreta”.
New Delhi: In one of his sharpest attack to date on Narendra Modi, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the prime minister may “get me killed” and questioned whether the country was safe in his hands. Speaking of the series of arrests of AAP MLAs and workers […]
Discrepancies between education levels of the general population and the disabled population need to be addressed, alongside rural-urban discrepancies.
Dulani has said his testimony was not taken on purpose in order “save Salman”.