Speaking at the platinum jubilee event of the Daily Thanthi, the PM quoted Gandhi to say the misuse of power by the media is “criminal”.
The Wire Staff
Urmilesh discusses BJP’s promise of a paradise in 2022 with senior journalist Rahul Dev and historian Mridula Mukherjee.
Raj Bala Verma, the state’s chief secretary, had said in April this year that all ration cards not linked to Aadhaar in the state should be considered null and void.
While there is no direct evidence of wrong-doing or illegality, the leaks provide an interesting window into the manner in which money is moved, manipulated and hidden behind complex corporate structures around the world.
G. Bala’s cartoon drew attention to the political and official apathy which led to the death of a family that had come under the pressure of a moneylender.
An article in The Wire had pointed out the conflict of interest involved in the think-tank run by NSA Ajit Doval’s son and BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav Varanasi.
Carnatic music vocalist T.M. Krishna on receiving the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration, his latest music video ‘Privacy Matters’, his opposition to Aadhaar and the progressive Uniform Civil Code draft.
This data includes only those institutes affiliated to the main regulatory body – the All India Council for Technical Education – and does not include the IIMs.
Vinod Dua discusses the recent Supreme Court hearing in the Aadhaar case and Prime Minister Modi’s style of governance.
The collegium said that it would consider the Intelligence Bureau’s inputs on integrity only if they are corroborated with material evidence.
The National Security Act will allow the Uttar Pradesh police to keep Chandrashekhar, who was granted bail on November 2, under further detention.
Haasan had said that right-wing Hindutva groups cannot deny the existence of Hindu extremism.
However, the court also said that the constitutional scheme was prima facie tilted in favour of the lieutenant governor in the union territory of Delhi.
Senior CPI (M) and J&K leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has stated that the issue may snowball as it comes at a time when a sense of alienation among the people in the Kashmir valley is growing.
Without referring to China, India on Thursday called it a disappointing, “short-sighted and counter-productive” move.
“We may note that huge amounts have been collected in the region of Rs 29,000 crores and not even 10% has been spent for the benefit of construction workers,” the court said.
Vinod Dua discusses the Rajasthan government’s attempt to gag media and criminal cases against Indian politicians.
Eminent historian and scholar Ramachandra Guha delivered this lecture on ‘Patriotism versus Jingoism’ at the 23rd Justice Sunanda Bhandare Memorial Lecture in New Delhi.
“Section 67 is the new Section 66A. This action smacks of political censorship.”
“In the past, Hindu right-wing groups would not indulge in violence. They would hold a dialogue with opponents. But now they resort to violence.”
The state’s Congress unit has written to the Prime Minister’s Office demanding a probe into “misuse of government machineries” by the Union minister of state for home.
“This a question of democracy, of expression, of the people’s opinion of pride,” the Rajasthan Patrika editorial said.
As the 50th anniversary of their India stay approaches, Paul Saltzman, who was also at the ashram they went to, remembers a bunch of really cool guys.
The court referred to a report saying that in 2014, 1,581 lawmakers in the country had criminal cases pending against them.
The toll from the explosion could rise further as people are feared to be trapped inside the plant.
Vinod Dua discusses the BJP’s attempt to appropriate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and the government’s decision to rope in the Indian Army to rebuild the Elphinstone bridge in Mumbai.
As International Court of Justice Election Nears, India Pushes Campaign to Re-Elect Dalveer Bhandari
Lobbying for Bhandari’s re-election is taking place at the highest levels, including by the prime minister himself.
Anuj Srivas and M.K. Venu discuss what the World Bank ranking on ‘Ease of Doing Business’ really means and what it leaves out.
An environment ministry committee, which had earlier found large-scale violations, has now been asked to look specifically at the allegation of sand dune levelling.
In its charge sheet, the CBI said forensic analysis of the hard disk from the recovered computer did not have any mention of the word ‘CM’ on it.
Disregarding a Supreme Court order, the central and state governments have linked Aadhaar to a multitude of health and social security schemes.
Ashok Lahoty warned that anyone opposing this decision “should go to Pakistan”.
Vinod Dua discusses politics in Gujarat in the run-up to the 2017 assembly elections and Subramanian Swamy’s criticism of Aadhaar.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses the allegations made by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani against senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel.
The airport was initially planned to be completed by 2012.
“BJP leaders have time and again celebrated the victory of the judgement on triple talaq and the leadership have often claimed the victory to itself”.
Naveen Kaushik has been associated with the RSS since childhood and is the organising secretary of the Bharatiya Bhasha Abhiyan in the north region for the last two-and-a-half years.
The children were taken into custody by the government railway police on the suspicion that they were being taken to Mumbai for religious conversion.
Urmilesh discusses growing number of attacks on journalists in light of the arrest of senior journalist Vinod Verma. Joining him in this discussion are lawyer and human rights activist Sudha Bharadwaj and political editor of Hindustan Times Vinod Sharma.
A recent circular asks state colleges to install statues of ‘Swami Vivekananda Ji’ to inculcate nationalistic values among students.