According to director Dakxin Chhara, Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani told him, “PM ka radio show hai, delete the line.”
The Wire Staff
Why would Adityanath meet a terror convict months before serial blasts in Muslim-dominated areas of Ajmer, Hyderabad and Malegaon?
In the 23rd episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about Uma Bharti’s comment on VIP culture and Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad’s assault on airline employee.
The Orissa high court had granted compensation to a prisoner who had been kept in custody despite his acquittal, but the Supreme Court has set this order aside.
Anasuya’s article looked at the impact of making educational qualification a requirement for panchayat elections on rural women.
The MEA responded to the outgoing Pakistan envoy’s remarks saying they were not in keeping with diplomatic niceties.
Chief secretaries of ten drought affected states have been asked to explain the steps taken for setting up of food commissions and implementation of the National Food Security Act.
With the Delhi police rubbishing the claims about Najeeb Ahmed made by a national daily, the practice of using anonymous sources to make accusations has come under fire.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Anuj Srivas give a breakdown of the amendments in the new Finance Bill 2017.
Sandhya Ravishankar has been receiving threats and abusive messages ever since she published a four-part exposé on the sand mafia in The Wire.
By making “insidious” changes to the system, the rural development ministry is trying to curb workers’ rights, says People’s Action for Employment Guarantee.
The Indian revolutionary, who coined the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’, demanded that the British send a military detachment to execute him by firing squad; the Hindu nationalist promised to give up the fight for freedom if released – and kept his word.
A simple Google search shows that the personal information, including Aadhaar numbers and bank account details, has simply not been secured properly.
In the twenty-first episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the Supreme Court’s observation that the Ayodhya dispute must be settled amicably through “a cordial meeting” of all parties and where India ranks on the World Happiness Index 2017.
While a large Western power wanted India to co-sponsor the resolution, New Delhi settled for support to avoid complicating its relationship with Sri Lanka.
Sunil Waghmare was first beaten up by college students and colleagues for his comment and then arrested by police for hurting religious sentiments.
The president of the Nikhil Bharat Bengali Udbastu Samannay Samiti allegedly inspired a mob with hate speech to attack the All Assam Students Union office on March 6.
Both men have been members of the RSS in the past.
The BJP had said it would take “stern steps to close down all illegal slaughterhouses besides banning mechanised slaughterhouses” if it came to power.
A British police intelligence unit allegedly relied on an Indian counterpart, who in turn used hackers to obtain the email ID passwords of environmental campaigners and journalists.
In the twentieth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the news about farmers from Tamilnadu protesting at Jantar Mantar, and the progress report of the Modi government.
“You can’t arbitrarily exercise the power by closing the window,” the chief justice said.
Reports say the Centre has proposed this rule through an amendment to the Finance Bill.
A bench headed by Chief Justice J. S. Khehar said that such religious issues can be solved through negotiations and offered to mediate to arrive at an amicable settlement.
The petitioners have demanded action against the people threatening Sandhya Ravishankar, saying their actions violate the freedom of press.
According to a UGC statement, the letter received by JNU was a forgery and the commission has no plans to cut funding for such centres.
The new uniform will have shorts, skirts or salwars that will be the same colour as the new RSS uniform.
Victoria Kolakowski was to travel to India on invitation of the US state department as an expert on LGBT law and policy.
If there are broader policy issues which have regional ramifications, there should be space for consultation, says Baburam Bhattarai
In the nineteenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the rumours in mainstream media regarding a fatwa on Nahid Afreen and the law ministry’s own TV channel.
Rawat fought and won the assembly election from the Doiwala constituency in Dehradun district.
Several universities were running such UGC-funded research centres that were set up under the 11th five-year plan and renewed under the 12th plan.
Nazim Ali Nizami and his elder brother Asif Ali Nizami have been untraceable since Wednesday.
The Wire’s founding editor, Siddharth Varadarajan, and Aziz Ahmed Khan, former Pakistan high commissioner to India, discuss the future prospects for India-Pakistan relations.
In the eighteenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the roles and responsibilities of the parliamentary opposition and explores why Irom Sharmila lost in the Manipur assembly elections this year.
Ever since the series came out, Sandhya Ravishankar says she has been harassed by online trolls and on the phone, receiving multiple threats of violence.
In the seventeenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua reminds Narendra Modi of his yet to be fulfilled promises and discusses Mamata Banerjee’s autocratic decisions in West Bengal.
The CAG recently pulled up Union environment ministry for allowing ‘procedural deficiencies’ in granting clearances.
One of the primary forms by which Dalit students are discriminated against is their lack of fluency in English, say activists and scholars.
On Monday, Muthukrishanan, a 25-year-old Dalit student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, was found hanging at the house of a friend. Reproduced here is an article he wrote last year on the Rohith Vemula movement.