The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha was protesting against the government’s decision that Bengali will be compulsorily taught in schools.
Pinarayi Vijayan also said his party was facing “false propaganda and threats” across the country because the RSS had “realised” that CPI(M) hinders the RSS’s agenda of “leading the country into fascism”.
“I am a farmer, Dhanaji Chandrakant Jadhav. I am committing suicide today. Please take my body to the village and do not cremate me till chief minister Devendra Fadnavis comes here.”
Rahul Gandhi blamed both Narendra Modi and chief minister Shivraj Chouhan for the deaths of five farmers in Mandsaur on Tuesday.
According to Ainul Ansari’s family, he was carrying mutton, not beef.
Threats, political intimidation and arrests are common place for those posting content criticising the government, even under the administration of Nobel prizewinner Suu Kyi.
Old age and extensive travels cited reasons as exemptions of appearance in court.
Chandrashekhar Azad, accused by the police of spearheading the Saharanpur violence, has been arrested by the UP police special task force.
“Leaders may wish to deny this reality, but whether we like it or not, humanity is connected.”
With the limited availability of the vaccine and men who have sex with men being the most affected group, the upcoming pride parades present a problem.
“This is typical of the RSS methodology of seeking to browbeat and intimidate the opposition. Such tactics will not be allowed to succeed,” the CPI(M) said in a statement.
The election will be held through ballot papers instead of EVMs since the technology for proportional election and single transferable vote is yet to be developed.
In the sixty-fourth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.
“Aaj main suspend ho jaunga, par tujhe joota zarur marunga (Even if I get suspended today, I’ll make sure I beat you up),” a police officer allegedly told one of the journalists.
The rise of centralising authoritarians has accentuated the fragmentation and regionalisation of world politics, diminished the capacity for compromise and made relations between competitive powers much more fraught than in the past.
According to activist Satendra Singh, the termination of a campus recruit by a Noida-based cooperative due to his colour blindness is a violation of the new disability Act.
The encounter took place on Tuesday night at Tijit near Lappa of Mon district, nearly 340 km north of the state capital Kohima.
In the 64th episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about what led farmers across multiple states to militant protests.
In 45ºC heat, farmers are walking from market to market to sell their cattle but others are reluctant to buy, knowing it will be difficult to get rid of them later.
The Maharashtra chief minister has been trying to make farmers forget election promises by shifting focus to his pet irrigation scheme. But after multiple errors, this does not seem to be working.
The presidential candidate from the opposing party,Lopez Obrador, has challenged the validity of the votes, accusing the winning party of fraud.
Proponents of Aadhaar have used several derogatory names for those raising questions about the project. But what motivated people to challenge the government’s plan in the first place?
Can a nation be imagined around symbols that are controversial and pit one community against another?
The government is seeking to muzzle media that is critical of the regime.
“I cannot compromise on the sentiments of the Garos,” Bachu Marak said while resigning.
Discounting loans, one of the primary grievances the CBI and stockbroker Sanjay Dutt have raised, by itself isn’t criminal or fraudulent. How do the allegations stack up?
The accident, which happened in 2011, involved the son of Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.
Thanks to Zail Singh, Arun Nehru and M.L. Fotedar, the Centre lost two opportunities to defuse the Punjab crisis. The rest is history.
With many posts vacant for months, case pendency is on the rise. The National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information has urged the prime minister to rectify the situation.
Many think of coal when talking of Barkagaon, but the region also has something else to offer – a rich cultural history.
Nearly thirty years after the 1989 student-led protests, China bans any public commemoration of the event on the mainland. No official death toll has been released.
By holding discussions on how to integrate LGBTIQ rights into Kerala’s local self-governance framework, the state government has given new hope to a community struggling for basic rights.
The bus was carrying 41 passengers from Delhi to Gonda in eastern Uttar Pradesh when the accident took place near Bada bypass.
“We have one message to those who are trying to destroy the institutions of India and everything it stands for: we will fight for our country and overcome these forces,” the channel said.
Do sex markers on birth certificates take away the freedom of self determination and become bases for discrimination?
Not only has the Centre gone against federal values, it’s new ban on cattle trade for slaughter infringes on a number of fundamental rights.
In the push ahead from a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’ to an opposition-free India, the AAP in Delhi is proving to be an easy target for the BJP.
A dozen officers who were approached refused to serve in the Delhi chief minister’s office, afraid that they will be targeted by the CBI.
In a letter written after the UP government denied the CID sanction to prosecute five BJP leaders, the CID has suggested that the case against Adityanath and others be closed.
Sukhatal is already being choked, and residents of Naini Tal fear that the lake that gives the town its name too may not survive for long.