The spate of deaths once again puts a question mark over the Gujarat model of development.
The Wire Staff
In an order, the judge of the trial court hearing the case has accused the additional advocate general Naveen Kaushik of helping the counsel of the main accused by “suggesting questions to be put to the witnesses.”
With the DRI’s adjudicating authority latest order, two show-cause notices issued by the customs intelligence agency in 2014 for alleged over-valuation of imports by Adani Group firms to the tune of Rs 5,467 crore have been dropped.
The West Bengal chief minister is protesting the Centre’s move to make Aadhaar mandatory for availing the benefits of various social welfare schemes.
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that India was open to working with countries “on issues that advance our interests and promote our viewpoint”
A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court said that there is a need to revisit the process of appointments and transfers of judges and to set up mechanism for corrective measures.
The Supreme Court’s decision holds particular interest in poll-bound Tripura as the BJP is looking to corner the Manik Sarkar government on the issue.
Maya Mirchandani interviews the former Intelligence Bureau director, recently appointed point-person for the government’s Jammu and Kashmir dialogue.
Verma was part of a fact-finding team from the Editors Guild of India last year which investigated the intimidation of journalists in the state.
As the editors of a social science journal resign, Apoorvanand asks: ‘Why do powerful people tasked with furthering glorious intellectual legacies turn out to be gods with feet of clay?’
Kamal Mitra Chenoy referred to the Gujarat “genocide” and called the BJP “anti-Muslim” in his comments on Al Jazeera.
A group of villagers clashed with the police after a local resident died after being released from police interrogation.
The organisation’s plea comes at a time when The Wire is facing both civil and criminal defamation suits by BJP president Amit Shah’s son, Jay Shah.
Vinod Dua discusses why marking November 8 as “anti-black money day” is wrong.
The independent probe, which has been endorsed by various human rights organisations, alleges that the Rajasthan police sought to diminish the enormity of the crime from the outset.
“There was a delay in treatment. In jail, he kept on complaining about his ill health but authorities did not pay heed,” the GJM leader’s father has said.
The incident left the man with a fractured skull and hearing impairment and the woman with a broken arm.
Speakers at Press Club of India meeting unequivocally criticised the frequent use of defamation as a means of stifling and threatening the media.
Earlier this year, in April and May, communally sensitive Saharanpur in UP, that has 26% Dalit population and 10% Thakurs, had been rocked by inter-caste violence.
According to both government records and officials in charge of disaster management, much of the flood relief operations were complete before the Himachal Pradesh elections were announced on October 12.
The West Bengal chief minister also asked her party leaders to begin a ‘black day’ campaign condemning demonetisation from November 8.
Vinod Dua discusses why the Gujarat assembly election dates weren’t announced earlier and the government’s decision to recapitalise banks.
While Tillerson did not directly demand that India should snap all ties with North Korea, sources claim that Indian officials are aware that Washington would like New Delhi to take the step based on indirect feelers.
The hate tracker, which was intended to be a “crowd-sourced database of hate crimes in India since September 2015” was an editorial initiative driven by former editor Bobby Ghosh.
This is the second time a film by the same filmmaker has been prevented from being screened at the college.
Gogoi has been charged of “waging war against the state” by urging people at a public rally to pick up guns.
Maharashtra Loan Waiver Hits Roadblock as Lakhs of Farmers With Same Account, Aadhaar Numbers Listed
In addition, several farmers’ names have been repeated multiple times in the lists provided by various banks.
Girija Devi, one of the foundational figures of Banaras and Senia gharana died on Tuesday in Kolkata after a cardiac arrest.
Vinod Dua comments on revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia’s statement on the GST and Modi’s claim that he inaugurated the first Ro-Ro ferry service in India.
Urmilesh discusses the problem of hunger in India and the media coverage of the proposed Ram statue in Ayodhya.
Faced with dogged opposition, Rajasthan assembly Speaker said the government would consider the suggestions put forward by the members.
Sewage treatment plants coming up after June 2019 – except in major state capitals and metropolitan cities – need to only conform to 30 mg/litre of biochemical oxygen demand.
Defending the questions, BJP spokesperson says the questions are “related to the social fabric of the state that should be known by the aspirants of government jobs.”
Authorities at the hotel have confirmed sharing the CCTV footage with the police for security reasons.
The bill amends CrPC, 1973, and restricts the media from naming a public servant until the Rajasthan government allows the case to be investigated.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the previous UPA government of using the environment plea to halt development along the Gujarat coastline.
The Supreme Court also said that Bilkis Bano can seek higher compensation from the state government by filing a special leave petition in a lower court.
Instead of calculating the number of reserved seats based on the total number of faculty members at a university, the UGC wants the calculation to be department-wise.
Comments range from seeing it as an attack on media freedom to an attempt to keep information hidden from the public.
Swaraj is in Dhaka to co-chair the fourth meeting of the Joint Consultative Commission with her Bangladeshi counterpart A.H. Mahmood Ali.