In the thirtieth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the Panama Papers and amendments proposed to the Right to Information Act.
The Wire Staff
One of those arrested, a minor, has been sent to an observation home, while the other two were sent to 14-day judicial remand.
Pepsi was heavily criticised for coopting resistance movements for profit and using Kendall Jenner to evoke Black Lives Matter in its new ad.
Students working on the high school’s paper discovered the new principal’s MA and PhD degrees came from an unaccredited university.
In the twenty-ninth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about online trolling and how the Modi government has been taking credit for schemes started under the UPA regime.
After claiming that last week’s attacks against Africans couldn’t be labelled racist as the investigation was still pending, Swaraj today said only pre-meditated attacks can be racist.
Inaction of state government to regulate abattoirs in the past cannot be a shield for imposing “a state of almost prohibition” on meat, says Allahabad high court.
Pehlu Khan succumbed to his injuries two days after him and four others were assaulted on the highway for allegedly transporting cows illegally.
The sanitation ministry has stated that efforts should be made to ensure that members of the community are “recognised as equal citizens”.
Rakhi Sawant’s spokesperson, on the other hand, said the actress has surrendered to the police.
The external affairs ministry has reacted predictably by dismissing Nikki Haley’s claim that the US will “find its place” in talks between India and Pakistan.
In episode 28, Vinod Dua talks about the racial attacks against African students in Greater Noida and the views, attitudes and aspirations of our country’s youth as assessed in a recent survey.
“It has already come to light that in many cases, these ‘anti-Romeo squads’ have become an even greater source of harassment and fear for women and men,”
There is no dearth of ideas and claimants for Jinnah House in Mumbai.
The police had initially blamed Islamist groups but eventually zeroed in on a Hindutva plot after the one-time RSS activist Swami Aseemanand confessed to the involvement of Hindu fanatics in anti-Muslim terrorist violence.
Aadhaar is premised on the infallibility and security of an individual’s biometric data – her fingerprints and iris scans. But that is just a myth.
African heads of missions said they “reviewed the previous incidents and that have taken place in the past and concluded that no known, sufficient and deterring measures were taken by the government of India”.
“How can I force anyone not to slaughter cows unless he is himself so disposed? It is not as if there were only Hindus in the Indian Union. There are Muslims, Parsis, Christians and other religious groups here.”
Chhattisgarh is not alone in enhancing the penalty for a law which by the chief minister’s own admission is not even being violated.
Susmit Bose, who was the first to sing the iconic song at a public forum, remembers how ‘We Shall Overcome’ became such a popular anthem in India.
Since the censor board’s decision committee failed to agree on what classification to award the movie, the final call now rests with Pahlaj Nihalani.
The EC’s tough talk against those violating the ‘spirit’ of the election law is in contrast to its lenient attitude towards the largest selling newspaper which actually violated the letter of the law during the recent UP elections.
Although the ban has been lifted, food stalls selling non-vegetarian tribal food have been moved to the periphery of the venue from the main area that was earlier allotted to them.
In the twenty-sixth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the anti-romeo squads set up by the UP government and explains the GST Bill.
The accused was rusticated by the university on Wednesday after students protested for three days.
At least eight coaches of the Mahakaushal Express derailed early on March 30, killing at least 36 passengers and injuring several others.
Journalists’ body alleges that the government and army are focusing on Poonam Agarwal to derail the debate on the controversial ‘sahayak system’.
Singh, currently VC of the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, was chosen from among 135 applicants who were screened by Nalanda’s governing board.
In the twenty-fifth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the Modi government’s reluctance to implement the Lokpal Bill and the Mental Health Care Bill.
The government’s university funding body had earlier said that the funding for over 60 research centres in universities across the country could be cut after March 31.
Over 175 prominent citizens have signed a statement asking Vice President Hamid Ansari to intervene on the “illegitimate” use of money Bills by the government.
“People look up to courts for justice. They think the court is their sole protector. If Adityanath addresses the judiciary in the programme, it will be an insult.”
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Rajeev Gowda, member of parliament in the Rajya Sabha, discuss the Finance Bill.
In episode t24 of Jan ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the Finance Bill and the ban on illegal slaughterhouses imposed by the Uttar Pradesh government.
It was colour and music to celebrate Gudi Padva, the beginning of the new year but also floats with Shivaji, cannons and men dressed as Indian army soldiers
At least nine Africans have been seriously injured in multiple attacks over the last two days.
What should you do if you don’t want to sign up for Aadhaar?
In oral observations, the court also noted Aadhaar can’t be made mandatory for social welfare schemes but could be required for non-welfare schemes.
“This seminar is not organised to raise an alternative narrative but to raise the true nationalist narrative in our educational system,” RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said during the proceedings.
“Simple ‘copy and paste’ actually worked very well for him because he did not have to write anything new for his paper as his results had nothing new.”