Vinod Dua discusses the judge Loya case in light of his son Anuj Loya’s press conference and the recent crisis in the Supreme Court of India.
Both central and state government continue to spend thousands of crores on various Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.
When a new highway had to cut through mudflats where flamingos come in, the quid pro quo by the Maharashtra government was to notify a flamingo sanctuary.
Togadia alleged that ‘some people’ are trying to stifle his voice and that he isn’t allowed to speak on issues like the Ram Temple, farmers and cow slaughter.
Erratic weather patterns coupled with traditional farming practices have thrown the Valley’s saffron industry into a crisis, and an over seven-year-old government mission aimed at reviving it is far from complete.
Ahead of the Karnataka assembly polls, the Animal Welfare Board of India’s moves are being seen as an attempt to squeeze supplies from Belgaum, hitting the Quraishi trading community in Goa.
The case of Judge Loya together with this ‘Great Dissent’ by four sitting judges of the Supreme Court is a telling comment on the imperiled status of the rights to dignity, life and liberty of the entire judiciary.
Senior RSS functionary J. Nandakumar has claimed the public attack against the Chief Justice of India came on the heels of the CJI’s order to reopen cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
When asked why he gave his resignation, he said that the opposition was trying to corner the chief minister by making false allegations against him and was demanding his resignation.
Kalimuthu, a 19 year old who was seated in a front row of the viewers’ gallery, suffered a fatal stomach injury when the bull running in the playing arena attacked him.
The VHP leader, a Z Plus category protectee, went “missing” after stepping out of the VHP headquarters in Ahmedabad when a contingent of Rajasthan police came to arrest him in an old case.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 16, 1948, the fourth day of his final fast.
At a public meeting, Gaware said many of Loya’s friends, including judges, had had their suspicions when the CBI judge died of a sudden heart attack.
A fortnightly column reflecting on chapters of India’s political past that are relevant today.
Doval, India’s most powerful security bureaucrat, reportedly attended a BJP-RSS meeting where election strategies for three Northeastern states were discussed.
Urmilesh discusses the implications of the unprecedented press conference by four SC judges with Bhadra Sinha, senior assistant editor at Hindustan Times, and Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire.
Ajoy Ashirwad speaks with Niranjan Takle, the Caravan Magazine reporter who broke the story on the suspicious circumstances surrounding judge Loya’s death.
Sushma Swaraj won peoples’ hearts with her open access policy on Twitter. Which is why her brittle response to an op-ed criticising her performance as foreign minister has surprised so many.
While the state’s approach in dealing with Dalit protests may not change, the changed context in which Dalits are successful in bringing their issues centre stage has the potential to bring out new possibilities.
The family of Kashmiri trader Bilal Kawa, recently arrested in New Delhi for his alleged involvement in the Red Fort terror attack, says he’s innocent and was framed.
Shrinivas Loya also said he wanted an inquiry into the death of the judge.
On January 4, hundreds of ABVP activists had created a ruckus outside the St Mary’s PG College in Vidisha after being denied entry into the premises.
The state government said the ban was necessary to maintain law and order.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 15, 1948, the third day of his final fast.
The Gujarat election results are a wake-up call for the key political parties, as they gear up to draw strategies for the ensuing elections to three states.
“I had suspicions earlier, but now have no doubts,” Anuj Loya told a press conference, requesting the media “not to harass the family.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu rechristened the Chowk as ‘Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk’ in a ceremony today.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 14, 1948, the second day of his final fast.
Even after a gap of ten years between two government health and family surveys, the burden of sterilisation – with all its risks – on women remains unchanged.
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The agency is investigating the FIPB approval granted by P. Chidambaram, the then finance minister, in the Aircel-Maxis FDI case.
For Gandhi, death was preferable to life if staying alive meant witnessing the destruction of the Hindu and Sikh faiths as well as Islam in India.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 13, 1948, the first day of his final fast.
Notwithstanding hopes in certain quarters, it is difficult to fathom what the mammoth and distressing exercise will deliver.
The murderous rivalry between the Sangh parivar and the CPI(M) in Kerala’s Kannur is the subject of Eeda, a new Malayalam film being praised as a sociologically acute take on the conflict.
Gandhi speaks to our times with renewed urgency in a translation of an acclaimed work.
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‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’ Episode 180: SC Judges’ Press Conference And Challenges Before The Indian Judiciary
Vinod Dua discusses the historic press conference by four rebel Supreme Court judges and the challenges before the Indian judiciary.
‘Dark Day for Democracy’: Radio Silence from BJP over SC Row, Cong Calls for Probe into Loya’s Death
Political parties reacted cautiously to the concerns raised by four SC judges over judicial interference and ‘selective assignments’.
Though most welcomed the historic move, a few raised questions about the vagueness of the complaint and said the judges should have been more specific.