The boys who accompanied Junaid and his brother Hashim recount how they were taunted and attacked for being Muslims and ‘beef-eaters.’
The opposition opposes extending the 101st amendment of the constitution to J&K, which would hand over powers of tax collection to the Centre and threaten the state’s autonomy.
The bastion of free speech under Chinese sovereignty seems to be in the throes of Tibetisation.
How will India’s sixteen-year-in-the-making tax system overhaul impact the economy, India Inc, the informal sector and the consumer? The Wire explains breaks it down.
Activists spent days creating awareness amongst the villagers, including women, telling them about cases from around the world – like Chernobyl and Fukushima – so they understood the hazards of a nuclear plant near their homes.
The government would do well to avoid hyping GST as India’s new midnight “tryst with destiny” and instead focus on its design and implementation, without which the biggest tax reform could turn into the biggest nightmare for the country’s economy.
Khan, who is the general secretary of SP, had reproached the “shameful violent incidents” by armed forces Kashmir, Tripura, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
The Congress has repeatedly been an obstacle to opposition unity, and it is time it comes to terms with the fact that it is no longer a national party, and thus no longer has the right to demand a pre-eminent position in a coalition of parties.
‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’, Episode 75: Modi’s Statement on Cow Vigilantism and Racism at Delhi Golf Club
In the seventy-fifth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s condemnation of murders in the name of cows and a recent incidence of racism at the Delhi Golf Club.
Narendra Modi invoked Mahatma Gandhi to say that violence in the name of the cow was not acceptable.
Perhaps it is time to amend the laws that govern social clubs across the country.
Reports of torture and even deaths in women’s jails are all too common, despite the Supreme Courts’s strictures.
The rampant culture of viewing dissent as treachery and an opposing point of view as an act of war is deeply ingrained and when there are ‘left-liberals’ involved, it is immediately seen as anti-Modi.
The prime minister’s statement comes in the wake of increasing incidents of violence by ‘cow protectors’.
The 50-year old who has been arrested works with the Delhi Jal Board.
Former inmates have alleged serious violations like assault by guards, and deteriorating hygiene and living conditions, but authorities deny the claims.
India’s nominations to international institutions are not representative of gender, caste and religion. The state cannot afford to be complacent about this lack of diversity.
“We are outraged at the systematic violence. The state has done nothing; there has been a deafening silence from the powers that be.”
Dossa was admitted to JJ Hospital today afternoon after he complained of chest pain and had uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes and infection.
The government had said that the reason behind this exercise was to stop the alleged misuse of schemes by “relatively well-to-do” families.
Colombia’s FARC rebels hand over nearly all weapons to the UN, ending role in half-century war that killed more than 220,000 and displaced millions.
The government calls the scheme a success because of the rise in LPG connections, but the lack of gas refills by poor households suggests it is not.
About half the cases of cow-related violence – 32 of 63 – were from states governed by the BJP at the time, eight were run by the Congress and the rest by other parties.
The CNPC fears that North Korea won’t be able to continue payments, and with increasing pressure on Pyongyang for its nuclear programme, “it’s no longer worth the risks”.
The recent issue of Krishi Samvad, a supplement of the monthly state government magazine Haryana Samvad, carried a photograph of a veiled woman, describing it as the “identity of the state”.
Protests are scheduled to be held in 12 cities across the country following the lynching of a 15-year-old on suspicions of carrying beef.
A poem for our times
Hashmi went to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to hand over the award conferred to her in 2008, citing “total inaction, apathy and tacit support to the violent gangs by the government” as the reason.
Feroz was a symbol of humanity in his village, where he promoted literacy, sports and organised picnics for children. His neighbours and friends say he was their leader, friend and guide.
Hindu Yuva Vahini workers were arrested for allegedly barging into a home in Bareilly and ‘misbehaving’ with women, and later beating up a sub-inspector in protest.
With this year’s joint statement reflecting new interests, here is a comparison of key issues from China and the Asia-Pacific, terrorism and Pakistan, to defense, economy and trade.
“No interim order can be passed in mandamus on mere apprehensions. You have to wait for one week. If somebody is deprived [of the benefits], you can point out the same to this court,” the Bench said.
In Mahuadand, a town in western Jharkhand, MNREGA contractors’ crimes are seen to stem from their religion, not from their trade.
The senseless lynching of a young boy casts a pall of gloom over not just his home but his entire village.
Legislators have no business to sit in judgement on journalists and it is high time they are stripped of their special privileges.
The appointments were made even after the screening committee was told about the ineligibility of the IPS officers chosen for promotion as DGP.
Narendra Modi has said his visit will focus on economic co-operation with the Netherlands, but an advocacy group has urged the Dutch prime minister to also address India’s deteriorating human rights situation.
Many in the Valley see the lynching as another instance of a fast deteriorating situation where the decades-old conflict has taken a huge human toll.
“We hope that the government will understand our feelings and make efforts to resolve the issues of the oppressed and weaker sections of society by restoring the atmosphere of peace and trust…”
Mohsin’s 63-year-old father is unable to fathom why public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam took the sudden decision to withdraw at a critical juncture when charges are about to be framed against the accused.