Justice Dinesh Mehta expressed surprise that the university suspended Rajshree Ranawat simply because she had invited a a particular person to speak on campus.
Cross-examining Jaitley was former law minister Ram Jethmalani who asked at least 50 direct questions to Jaitley.
The court is also considering a joint trial of cases arising out of the two FIRs lodged in the wake of the demolition of the disputed structure.
Join The Wire’s M.K. Venu and Ajoy Ashirwad for a live chat on the UP elections.
The BJP’s baby trafficking case focuses public attention on the problem but also shields the size of it from closer scrutiny, because the ‘huge networks’ that operate to keep the trade going, continue to do so.
The noted economist says the government notification making Aadhaar mandatory for mid-day meals is illegal and will cause disruption.
State opposition parties and political observers see this as a continuation of the “iron fist” policy, with the state and Centre choosing to not learn any lessons from last year’s unrest.
What the leaders of bahujan parties have done by asserting their backward identity and standing up to oppression is bring the millions that hail from the oppressed sections into mainstream political discourse.
There is an intensified need for the state to provide adequate, regular pensions for the elderly.
When Balraj Sahni spoke truth to power.
Our live coverage of the citizen’s march to parliament against ABVP’s violence in Ramjas college of Delhi University.
The popular upsurge of the late 1960s, while spectacular, had many paradoxes, and eventually was stymied by the bind of a universal ‘line’ and the parliamentary framework of rule.
In the Uttar Pradesh elections, the simple question of people wanting to create their own history shall remain buried along with democracy.
Till the third phase of the UP assembly elections, the BJP had a relatively quiet campaign, but it seems to have changed its tactic mid-way through the fourth phase, making excessive use of the prime minister.
For the third time, the commission has refused information in connection to the prime minister. This time, a petition sought documents pertaining to Modi’s passport applications.
Around the world, tradition often opposes equality. But when it comes to the question of gender equality, such situations can become volatile. That’s what happened in Nagaland, India this February.
Kirwale was hacked to death by his carpenter according to a preliminary report. Activists however are not convinced and suspect political motivations.
Counter-polarisation in favour of Mukhtar Ansari, who was struggling to retain his seat, reflects a larger pattern in which anti-BJP votes get consolidated towards one candidate.
The VC, who acknowledges his sympathies for the RSS, vehemently denies being present at the prime minister’s rally.
Dev Ashish Bhattacharya says there are four major flaws in the deal, including lack of approval by the mandatory board and non-issuance of notice despite an inordinate delay in construction.
In eastern UP, the BJP appears to be struggling, while the BSP seems secure.
If the sadness of Ali Cobby Eckermann’s prose grabs you by the throat and chokes you and leaves you gasping for air, it is her poetry that tells you to remember to breathe.
The Right to Food Campaign responds to the HRD ministry’s recent mandate on linking Aadhaar with the mid-day meal scheme.
Defence policy in India should not be seen as the final ‘good’ that nobody can disagree with.
Much is at stake for every political party: the survival of the BSP and of Mayawati as a Dalit leader, the credibility and standing of two young leaders Rahul and Akhilesh and the future of the BJP as a dominant Hindu nationalist party.
The NIA will request the UK to extradite Mukul Hazarika, a UK-based doctor believed to be Avijeet Asom, chairman of the ULFA-I.
As the first phase of assembly elections in Manipur begins, The Wire takes you through the history of elections and power shifts in the northeastern state.
The differences between Narendra Modi and Pranab Mukherjee’s recent speeches are as clear as day and night. What should we take away from them?
The Sukma superintendent of police apparently made the comments at a function organised by an automobile company.
Despite the visibly painful effects of Japanese encephalitis and acute encephalitis syndrome, political parties have not thought of it as an important political issue.
Sachin Mali, who was granted bail by the Supreme Court on January 3, spoke to The Wire about his experiences in prison, his ideology, the caste system, and his relationship with his wife and son while imprisoned.
Two separate incidents of violence against CPI(M) workers in Kerala were reported hours after an attack on an RSS office.
Rajnath Singh’s comments came on the day before Manipur goes to the polls. But he did not mention his government’s stand on the people’s demand for a “separate administration”.
The ruling dispensation knows that things have not worked out during its tenure, so they are returning to what they know best – injecting fear into political life.
Reports say Delhi police likely to take the view that sedition charge against Kanhaiya Kumar will not hold.
The killing of the nine locals in protests in 2015 and the events that followed will almost certainly dictate the election outcome in Churachandpur.
His comments come in the backdrop of the ongoing tussle between RSS-affiliate ABVP and left-backed AISA supporters in the Delhi University and a raging debate over free speech and nationalism.
In the eleventh episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the march against ABVP in Delhi University and Varun Gandhi’s ‘Right to recall’ Bill.
Though Sangh leaders justify the mass killing of Muslims in private, this is perhaps the first time someone from the RSS has openly boasted about the massacre and held it out as something “Hindu society” should take “pride” in.
Given the involvement of “powerful and influential” local BJP leaders, a citizens’ fact-finding team says measures are being taken to impair the legal validity of the victim’s statement.