Netanyahu says India and Israel are a marriage made in heaven, the same phrase he used to describe Israel’s relations with China last year.
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In the seventy-seventh episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the recent violence in West Bengal over a controversial Facebook post on Prophet Muhammad and the devastating floods in Assam.
Narendra Modi is the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel since diplomatic ties were established.
In the seventy-sixth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the recent border tension with China and the state of healthcare in India.
In the third episode of Media Bol, Urmilesh speaks to eminent sociologist Vivek Kumar and senior journalist Tavleen Singh about representation of Dalits in Indian newsrooms.
Terming the forcible cancellation of the convention and subsequent arrests as “an attack on freedom of expression”, S.R. Darapuri said “The government is in a state of panic amidst the rising public voices against it.”
Tamil Nadu is the only state to have imposed an additional 30% entertainment tax in addition to the GST for film trade.
Citizens will hold a protest against the lynchings of Dalits, Muslims, and rationalists, calling upon the government and citizens to take a stand.
Other directives include installing CCTV cameras along the route and avoiding songs that are “filmy, vulgar or provocative.”
Yakub Ali was part of a protest held against alleged inclusion of Indian citizens in the doubtful voters list by the foreigners’ tribunals.
The move comes after things took an ugly turn between Connaught Plaza Restaurants Private Limited, the local joint venture between Vikram Bakshi and McDonald’s, and the fast food giant.
‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’, Episode 75: Modi’s Statement on Cow Vigilantism and Racism at Delhi Golf Club
In the seventy-fifth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s condemnation of murders in the name of cows and a recent incidence of racism at the Delhi Golf Club.
Indian army chief’s comments about the country’s readiness to fight a ‘two and a half front war’ is termed irresponsible by China
Police sources told IANS that Alimuddin alias Asgar Ansari was carrying the “banned meat” in a Maruti van
India has previously protested when the UN Human Rights Commissioner had used the term.
The prime minister’s statement comes in the wake of increasing incidents of violence by ‘cow protectors’.
The 50-year old who has been arrested works with the Delhi Jal Board.
Former inmates have alleged serious violations like assault by guards, and deteriorating hygiene and living conditions, but authorities deny the claims.
“We are outraged at the systematic violence. The state has done nothing; there has been a deafening silence from the powers that be.”
In the seventy-fourth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the sharp rise in mob lynchings across India in the past three years and the goods and services tax.
The government had said that the reason behind this exercise was to stop the alleged misuse of schemes by “relatively well-to-do” families.
The government calls the scheme a success because of the rise in LPG connections, but the lack of gas refills by poor households suggests it is not.
Hashmi went to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to hand over the award conferred to her in 2008, citing “total inaction, apathy and tacit support to the violent gangs by the government” as the reason.
In the seventy-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses PM Modi’s US visit and how we are living in an “undeclared emergency”.
With this year’s joint statement reflecting new interests, here is a comparison of key issues from China and the Asia-Pacific, terrorism and Pakistan, to defense, economy and trade.
Siddharth Varadarajan and M.K. Venu, founding editors of The Wire, discuss Indian PM Narendra Modi’s meeting with US President Donald Trump.
On R.D. Burman’s birth anniversary, here are six songs, all inspired from foreign music, displaying his own eclectic tastes and boundless quest for trying out new things in Hindi films.
US endorses India’s approach to China’s ‘unilateral’ Belt-Road Initiative and need for Pakistan to prevent its territory from being used for terrorist attacks. Defence and energy figure prominently but there is no climate change.
Though the Hizbul Mujahideen as an organisation still remains outside the purview of US terror lists, India sees the naming of its leader as a major step forward.
The last time Iran’s supreme leader spoke of the “besieged” people of Kashmir, the Indian government had lodged a formal protest.
Narendra Modi has said his visit will focus on economic co-operation with the Netherlands, but an advocacy group has urged the Dutch prime minister to also address India’s deteriorating human rights situation.
“We hope that the government will understand our feelings and make efforts to resolve the issues of the oppressed and weaker sections of society by restoring the atmosphere of peace and trust…”
What makes the call significant is that FMSA head Jasim Mohammad was one of the first Muslim activists to welcome Modi after he won the May 2014 election.
The water level in many states has reached waist level while power cuts and lack of water supply has further affected daily lives.
The National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-nomadic Tribes has submitted its interim recommendations to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with a view to address the issues plaguing the community.
While Chinese authorities have claimed that landslides were the reason for stopping pilgrims from going through Nathu-La, there is a perception that Beijing was also trying to give a signal to New Delhi in background of recent strain in relations.
While some reports say the victims were attacked on the pretext of carrying beef, a victim’s cousin says they were attacked by men who used communal slurs in an argument over seats.
In the seventy-second episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about Rajasthan’s poor and India’s unemployment problem.
Kovind also said that he had ceased to belong to any political party after he became governor of Bihar in 2015.
The passing of the Mauritius-backed resolution is a blow to the UK, as the ICJ will now give an advisory on the Chagos archipelago currently under its control.