The court was responding to a plea filed by the Congress, which argued that governor Mridula Sinha’s invitation to the BJP to form government was “illegal”.
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An exhibition of photographs is a glimpse into the lives and looks of Indians who had moved to Britain in the 1950s and after.
“Today JNU failed Rajini Krish, our education system failed him … Instead of giving hope, our education institutions offer a feeling of fear and despair.”
Siddharth Varadarajan and Vinod Dua take you through the 2017 assembly election results.
Irom Sharmila is a human rights activist, and a renowned one at that. But her personality is not that of a typical politician.
More people in the constituency pressed on NOTA than voted for the iconic campaigner against the Armed Forces (Special powers) Act
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Omar Abdullah took to Twitter to voice his opinions on the election results and said parties should move beyond criticising Modi and actually offer voters an alternative agenda.
The 60-page report looks at the impact of the note ban on growth, inflation and a wide range of organised sectors.
Ahead of the assembly election results, here’s a brief look at the electoral politics of UP, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa.
In the sixteenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua and Siddharth Varadarajan take stock of the current political scenario in all five states before the results come in tomorrow.
It remains to be seen whether the consumer affairs ministry plans on levying a nominal fee or issuing a public statement that criticises the companies’ actions.
At the event, which was attended by women and men from all over the country, participants passed a resolution condemning discrimination against women.
In the fifteenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about biased media coverage of elections and the central government’s much hyped ‘Smart Cities’ project.
Punjab is the only state in which a BJP loss has been unanimously predicted.
After appealing against the Delhi high court’s decision that photocopying did not constitute copyright infringement under Indian law,Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press and Taylor and Francis have withdrawn their case.
The nanosatellites, INS 1A and INS 1B, were launched for gathering data for ISRO’s Space Application Centre and Laboratory for Electro Optic Systems.
References for the Maharaja Sayajirao University diary came from the books of RSS ideologue Dinanath Batra, officials said.
In the women’s day special episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the global gender wage gap and union minister Maneka Gandhi’s comment on curfew timing for women in hostels.
The workshop at Maharaja Sayajirao University, to be conducted by professor Ghanshyam Shah, was supposed to be about the politics of caste and social movements.
In the thirteenth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the recent attacks on Indians in Trump’s America and the government notification making Aadhaar mandatory for mid-day meals.
Just days after it announced that Aadhaar will be compulsory for children to access the mid-day meal scheme, the government announced two more such orders.
Former Delhi University professor G.N. Saibaba was sentenced to life in prison for alleged links to Maoists and for “waging war” against India by a sessions court on Tuesday.
With the second phase of the Manipur assembly elections set to begin on March 8, The Wire takes you through the candidates contesting from 22 constituencies.
The police are also probing if a cross-border sex determination and abortion racket is in operation in Sangli, which borders Karnataka.
The channel’s new show with Reza Aslan, which premiered with an episode about a cannibalistic sect in UP, has drawn flak for being culturally offensive.
Justice Dinesh Mehta expressed surprise that the university suspended Rajshree Ranawat simply because she had invited a a particular person to speak on campus.
Join The Wire’s M.K. Venu and Ajoy Ashirwad for a live chat on the UP elections.
The VC, who acknowledges his sympathies for the RSS, vehemently denies being present at the prime minister’s rally.
The Right to Food Campaign responds to the HRD ministry’s recent mandate on linking Aadhaar with the mid-day meal scheme.
As the first phase of assembly elections in Manipur begins, The Wire takes you through the history of elections and power shifts in the northeastern state.
Students and cooks have been given time until June 30 to enrol for an Aadhaar number.
In the twelfth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the GDP numbers for the financial quarter affected by demonetisation, the debate around nationalism, and a BJP leader’s arrest for being involved in child trafficking.
The Sukma superintendent of police apparently made the comments at a function organised by an automobile company.
Two separate incidents of violence against CPI(M) workers in Kerala were reported hours after an attack on an RSS office.
The army says Roy Matthew committed suicide. He had been missing since February 25, the day after the video was released.
The opposition and journalists have drawn the government’s ire by raising suspicion over a plan to allow Saudi Arabia develop a township on an inhabited atoll.
Reports say Delhi police likely to take the view that sedition charge against Kanhaiya Kumar will not hold.
In the eleventh episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the march against ABVP in Delhi University and Varun Gandhi’s ‘Right to recall’ Bill.
Though Sangh leaders justify the mass killing of Muslims in private, this is perhaps the first time someone from the RSS has openly boasted about the massacre and held it out as something “Hindu society” should take “pride” in.