Barala had earlier been charged with stalking and drunk driving, but a tougher charge was added earlier today when he reached the police station, three hours later than the scheduled time.
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Wearing saffron caps and carrying flags, protesters walked down south Mumbai’s JJ flyover, demanding reservations for the Maratha community.
Glen Campbell won four Grammy Awards for ‘Gentle on My Mind’ and ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’, and released over 70 albums over his 50-year career.
After the girl alleged inaction, the Punjab and Haryana high court has asked the police to submit a status report on the investigation against Kuldeep Barala and others.
There is no official data to back up the prime minister’s claim that the use of “Aadhaar and technology” had led to the discovery of nearly 4 crore bogus ration cards.
The chief minister is getting support from all anti-BJP corners except the Congress, which holds the CPI(M) and the RSS responsible for the violence in the Kerala.
Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara wants India and China to use “peaceful diplomatic means” to resolve the issue.
The state government’s decision will likely benefit about three lakh residing in 3,000 slums across the state.
While the Congress focused on notching up a victory, it ignored other developments. This keeps with its failure to capitalise on the growing disillusionment with the BJP in Gujarat.
Thirteen people, including six tourists, were killed and 175 injured when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of Sichuan in China’s southwest.
RI voting was one of the electoral promises of the BJP, which in the 2014 general election experienced an outpouring of support from overseas Indians.
Zuma survived a close parliamentary no-confidence vote that would have forced him from office, provoking passionate support and opposition across the country.
Sharif and the PML-N leadership have decided that Shahbaz should continue in his role as chief minister of the politically vital Punjab province.
The board also told the apex court in an affidavit that the Babri Masjid site was its property and only it was entitled to hold negotiations for an amicable settlement of the dispute.
Gandhi’s role in the leadership he gave to Assam Congress to help geographically integrate the northeast to independent India is not well documented.
With the rules clearly stating that MLAs can show their ballots to their party’s agent and no one else, the heavy hand the BJP played to keep Ahmed Patel out of the Rajya Sabha eventually backfired.
In a series of tweets, Babul Supriyo, who is Union minister of state for heavy industry, made light of the crime a senior BJP leader’s son in Chandigarh has been accused of committing.
The Congress persuaded the EC to invalidate the votes of two of its MLAs who switched sides, and also managed the backing of a rebel BJP MLA.
While the opposition parties called the variance in Rs 500 and Rs 2000 currency notes the “biggest scam of the century,” the Centre dismissed it as a “frivolous” issue.
Irom Sharmila and Desmond Coutinho plan to marry in Kodaikanal. But many in the area oppose the marriage, seeing the two as a “threat to peace and stability of the hills”.
In Madhya Pradesh, where the scale of displacement is highest, the government has gone back on its previous promises of adequate rehabilitation.
Vinod Dua discusses the stalking and alleged abduction of a woman in Chandigarh and the Maharashtra education board’s attempt to erase Mughals from school history textbooks.
The PM had famously said the law will take its course but “parents … have a responsibility” too. By not penalising the Haryana BJP chief, he is sending out a retrograde message.
Urmilesh speaks to senior journalist Om Thanvi and investigative reporter Neha Dixit about the selective allegations of corruption, media’s role in propagating the braid cutting scare and the attempted kidnapping case in Chandigarh.
We appear to be living in a time when people have realised that if the dominant sense is whimsy, then they would be foolish to think any other way.
The announcement by the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) late on Monday did not say what illegal activities the companies may have been engaged in.
Vikas Barala, son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala, and his friend Ashish Kumar were arrested a day after ‘stalking’ a woman, but were released on bail within hours.
The Allahabad High Court had, in 2010, ruled a three-way division of the disputed 2.77 acres at the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri masjid site in Ayodhya.
Going on with business as usual would not be enough to defeat the challenges posed by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, the former Union minister said.
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In a Facebook post, that has now been deleted, a member of the Barala family shared a photo of DJ Varnika Kundu with two men and implied that she was drunk at the time of the incident.
Lafiqul Islam Ahmed, president of a minority students’ body and a critic of the state’s BJP-led government, was shot dead on August 1.
The People’s Democratic Party, the BJP’s ally in the state, and the National Conference have spoken out strongly against the Centre’s call for ‘larger debate’ on the future of Article 35A.
The role of emperor Akbar in revised history textbooks has been reduced to just three lines, with all focus now on Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha empire.
“All our MLAs have returned and they have been taken to a resort in Anand,” Congress party chief whip and senior leader Sailesh Parmar told reporters in Anand.
In our plural secular democracy…the ‘other’ is to be none other than the ‘self’. Any derogation from it would be detrimental to its core values.
The floating casinos are expected to be relocated to Mopa and will help BJP sell its controversial new airport project.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
The poll witnessed a voting of 98.21% as 771 of 785 eligible MPs cast their votes, of whom 90.83 per cent MPs voted within the first three hours.
President Trump is still nominating key figures from America’s torture fiasco to key posts – including new FBI director Christopher Wray.