Shatrughan Sinha, a BJP MP, came out in support of his party colleague after Yashwant Sinha, a former finance minister, critcised Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley for their handling of the economy.
The Wire Staff
In an attempt to protect children from tobacco addiction, the ministry has asked state governments to ensure cigarette shops sell only tobacco and not any consumer goods.
The ABVP has accused students from Kerala studying at the Central University of Jammu of ‘beef consumption’, ‘anti-national activities’ and ‘JNU association’.
The group has also said that the pending IIM Bill, granting the institutes more autonomy, should not be passed in its current form.
Girish Chandra Tripathi has been at the centre of a controversy over the alleged mishandling of protests by women students on campus.
A coalition of Left and Ambedkarite groups won all four central panel seats on September 22.
The court thus quashed the FIR filed against the artist Vineet Kacker in 2008.
Vinod Dua discusses Yashwant Sinha’s article criticising Arun Jaitley and Bhagat Singh’s legacy.
Asia-Pacific Leadership Network Urges Trump, US To Resolve Nuclear Crises Diplomatically, Not Militarily
The Asia-Pacific Leadership Network, in a statement, urged US to address the facts of Iranian compliance on the terms of the nuclear deal, not on other points.
Raghubar Das’s decisions came at a meeting to address public grievances.
Although the strike was officially on in the hills but for the last one week, most of the shops and markets had reopened, defying the diktats by the GJM leadership.
O.P. Upadhyay was convicted by a Fiji court for sexually harassing a 21-year-old woman.
The new rules will be effective from June 2018.
Vinod Dua discusses the ongoing students’ protests at Banaras Hindu University and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Saubhagya scheme.
“We are at a loss to understand why what appeared to be a well functioning body in JNU needed to be disbanded and could not seamlessly incorporate an Internal Complaints Committee.”
Gogoi was accused by the state police of instigating the public to take up arms against the government at a rally held in Moran town near Dibrugarh on September 12.
The statement from the international group mentions three Indian journalists killed in September as well as several cases of threats and violence. New Delhi: Three Indian journalists were murdered in September, including one who was killed while covering a protest that turned violent. In addition, several journalists and media […]
At least ten people were made to hand over their lungis as punishment. Their clothes were returned only after they pledged not to defecate in the open again.
The vice chancellor also said that the use of force by the police on Saturday night was against criminals and not girl students.
The civil rights activist was told by the police that she had been arrested without being told the charges, and kept in custody for more than ten hours.
Urmilesh discusses the police crackdown on protesting students at the Banaras Hindu University with senior journalist and executive editor of MediaVigil Abhishek Srivastava and senior TV anchor Amrita Rai.
Judge sets aside conviction of writer-director, saying he doubted whether the incident took place without the victim’s consent and if it did whether Farooqui could “discern/understand the same”.
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.
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.