Former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi were among those acquitted.
The resignation of one of May’s most trusted allies who had helped pacify her deeply divided party is a blow for May as she navigates the final year of Brexit negotiations.
The government needs to create a workable, inclusive system of land titling and records to allow land markets to function effectively and reduce judicial burden.
The letter says that Union budget 2018-19 should provide for full-fledged implementation of maternity benefits as per the National Food Security Act 2013.
Essay writing, painting and extempore speech competitions about the government’s flagship programmes were organised in all government schools and colleges of the state.
The Right to Information Act has not been implemented in letter and spirit, which is why the number of RTI appeals and complaints with the Central Information Commission is growing.
Researcher and journalist Subir Ghosh talks to Anuj Srivas from The Wire on the financial mess that the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation finds itself in and how it is emblematic of the larger Gujarat model.
The BJP faces challenges of low immunisation rates, skewed sex ratio, stunting, wasting, low enrolment of girls in schools and low conviction rates for crimes against SC/STs.
“All arrangements have been made in Gujarat by the chief electoral officer of the state in view of the counting,” A.K. Joti said.
An underdeveloped village inhabited mostly by the Baiga tribal community has gone through a makeover under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
Besides the jail term, a special court in Delhi also imposed a fine of Rs 25 lakh on Koda.
The court is bizarrely silent on whether Aadhaar enrolment IDs can be made mandatory for all services and also failed to correct the legal contradictions arising from the mobile phone and PAN card linkage orders.
Can triple talaq, at best a civil wrong, come under the purview of criminal law?
The draft Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill was considered by the Union cabinet which gave its nod, a functionary said.
The apex court said the five-judge constitution bench would commence final hearing from January 17 on the petition challenging the Aadhaar scheme itself.
Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, representing the Centre, said the government was willing to extend the deadline up to March 31 next year.
The report’s findings give credence to the theory that the opening up of the economy has disproportionately benefited those at the top of the income pyramid
India’s policy makers and the enlightened elements in the steel frame need to appreciate the gravity of the problem and understand the ramifications.
EC Orders FIRs Against TV Channels That Aired Rahul Gandhi’s Interview, Congress Says Attack on Media
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Modi had given interviews ahead of 2014 general elections but had had not been served with punitive notice.
The development comes four days after the Delhi government’s health department had cancelled the licence of the hospital for alleged medical negligence in multiple instances
American General John Hyten’s recent remarks on US nuclear policy point to how this relationship has evolved in other places.
With Congress and AAP declaring their support for Mevani, and activists from various parts of the country campaigning for him, will the Dalit leader make the cut?
Author Kiran Nagarkar, in his open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asks about his silence on crimes against Muslims and the practice of curbing dissent.
Tuesday’s notification is in line with the Centre last week informing the Supreme Court that it is willing to extend till March 31 the deadline fixed for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail various services and welfare schemes
An estimated 35 lakh Adivasis in Gujarat seasonally migrate to cities for work but the grand electoral promises of BJP and Congress fail to acknowledge their issues.
The state government claims this is being done as part of its implementation of the Sachar Committee’s recommendations.
The scheme for a one-year period will involve an expenditure of Rs 7.80 crore.
The Kodiak seaplane that the prime minister flew in is a single-engine aircraft, while norms require him to travel in a twin-engine aircraft.
In 2000, Pakistani high commissioner Ashraf Jahangir Qazi had more than 20 ‘secret’ meetings with Advani, the then Union home minister.
We need to ask why the Rajputs of Rajasthan and Gujarat did not protest a series of Hindi films on their history made since the 1950s, but now protest every single film they believe usurps their monopoly.
An advisory from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said such advertisements can create “unhealthy practices” among children.
“If indeed PM Modi is serious about the charge that the dinner meeting at Mani’s house was a conspiracy then he must hold an independent inquiry,” Sinha said.
In July this year, the state government had issued orders mandating the use of a Deendayal Upadhyaya logo on all government advertisements.
Seizures indicate prohibition has not been implemented properly by the state government.
The state government believes that families with one or two members are unlikely to use 35 kg grain per month and will sell the extra in the black market.
Can you really fool all the people all the time? The Gujarat model is being shown up as fake.
The focus on conflict between state and non-state actors in Kashmir hides the social divisions within Kashmir.
It is the Medical Council of India and not the Delhi government that is empowered to delicense and punish doctors or hospitals guilty of negligence or malpractice.
It is the people of India who have to pick up the pieces and reclaim the inclusive pluralist traditions of this ancient diverse land.
The prime minister’s office also insists that @narendramodi handle is not maintained by it or the government.