The Hindu right-wing thinks it has the ability and power to rewrite history and is attempting to replace the truth with something that suits them better, truth be damned.
The accountant-cum-ideologue is believed to have played a key role in many of Narendra Modi’s economic policies, such as demonetisation.
Written and edited by street-children, the monthly newspaper reports on the injustices faced by them as well as on hope and positive change.
Tamil Nadu’s public institutions have been exorcised of the Brahmin ghost and are now ruled by non-brahmins and non-Dalits. It is to hide this that a fake Brahmin-ghost is continuously being exorcised.
The Karwan will continue its work through four initiatives, including providing support to families affected by hate violence and establishing an India Hate Crime Citizen Watch.
First arrested by the state police on charges of sedition, Gogoi was rearrested under the National Security Act by the BJP-led state government on September 25.
Vinod Dua discusses the ‘there is no alternative’ factor and India’s stance on capital punishment.
Close proximity to Parliament and the presence of a police station nearby made it a perfect place for protests for nearly twenty five years.
The disturbing trend of the judiciary authoring restrictions on speech beyond what is constitutionally sanctioned gives the impression that restriction is the norm and speech is the exception.
“One of my boys too recently got a contract by paying 10% commission to the minister. There are a few other ministers too who take commissions,” Ram Prasad Sharma told the media.
The government should take into account the “dynamic progress” made in modern science to adopt painless methods of carrying out the death sentence, the chief justice-headed bench said.
Hospitals, schools and people fleeing violence have been “targeted by direct air strikes” that may amount to war crimes, the UN said.
ICAN won “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.”
The expert committee had been constituted in 2015 after the Supreme Court struck down Section 66A of the IT Act for being used arbitrarily and hampering free speech.
India feels morally cheated. Those who proffered themselves as our saviours and social cleansers have turned out to be ordinary political operatives, if not worse. No society will allow itself to be hoodwinked a second time.
The caste system has always been based on collusion between multiple hegemonic forces. Periyar failed to recognise that.
According to the railways minister, the reduction in jobs just shows that more and more young people want to be entrepreneurs.
“MEA’s credibility and its standing as an institution that has always upheld professionalism has been severely damaged and will be difficult to repair,” a former foreign secretary said.
Within just three years of coming to power, the BJP government has already named a large number of schemes after some of the prominent leaders of the Sangh.
Vinod Dua discusses Narendra Modi’s speech on Indian economy and continued attacks on journalists in India.
“Disagreement is a necessary condition of public life; individuals and groups have no right to take law into their own hands to intimidate and physically assault social thinkers and intellectuals like Illaiah.”
Zakia’s petition sought that Narendra Modi and 61 others be named as accused for being part of a conspiracy that facilitated the Gujarat riots.
A CBI team visited Guwahati to begin work on the case, besides submitting a copy of the FIR against company officials to the high court on October 3.
“Our sorrow is common to all of us; we have become the playthings of both countries (India and Pakistan).”
“We will be logistically ready to hold simultaneous polls by September 2018 but it is up to the government to take a decision and make necessary legal amendments for it.’’
“It took me five years to convince people in my village that praying to Ambedkar is better than praying to gods and goddesses,” said Mangalbhai, who organised the garba.
Three years after Mohsin Shaikh was lynched by a Hindu Rashtra Sena mob in Pune, his family recalls memories of him.
The Delhi chief minister made this statement before the assembly passed the Guest Teachers’ Regularisation Bill, which has been objected to by the lieutenant governor.
Vinod Dua discusses Arun Shourie’s comments on demonetisation and why the Taj Mahal was dropped from the tourism booklet issued by the UP government.
State BJP leaders have expressed their disappointment with Tathagata Roy for being proactive only on social media.
Dozens of farmers had gathered outside the collectorate in Bundelkhand’s Tikamgarh district to present a list of demands to the district administration.
“Policies that ought to be implemented, and ought to implemented well, like GST, are being completely fumbled,” Shourie also said in an interview to NDTV.
In a pattern seen in several villages across the state, Dalits are being attacked by members of the upper-caste community for going against generations-old norms.
The resolution called for the protection of the rights of foreign nationals facing the death penalty under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, the grounds on which India had sued Pakistan in the ICJ.
In a note to the PMO, external affairs and labour ministries, and the NSA, the IB said the report could potentially harm India’s image.
The incident is the third such attack on Dalits in Gujarat since September 25.
According to the police, the incident was deliberate and was planned keeping in mind the Moharram procession in the village.
With the Congress banking on anti-incumbency and the BJP seeing dwindled support among the dominant communities, the ruling party is unlikely to have an easy ride in Gujarat.
On Vijay Dashami, RSS shakhas organise training sessions for people to practice and learn martial arts.
“Every other day we would go into a home with grieving people who have lost hope. It is inspiring that in spite of the violence they have seen, they are willing to speak up and fight for justice.”