A peaceful protest was held in Ajmer after Shiv Sena Hindustan appealed to volunteers to initiate a campaign seeking the Hindu community’s support for demolishing the shrine.
Leaders like Mani Shankar Aiyar, Janardhan Dwivedi and Manish Tiwari are putting off an important section of voters: the OBCs.
With conservatism dominating the state’s politics since the 1930s, Gujarat’s rightward tilt is thanks to Sardar Patel, Morarji Desai and K.M. Munshi.
NCRB’s 2016 report shows Odisha has the third highest rate of crimes against women.
Ahir was speaking at the launch of a 24×7 chemist shop at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandrapur, which he represents in parliament.
Even with apparent deformities to their bodies, many leprosy-affected individuals are not recognised as ‘disabled’ by the state health department.
The international recognition of caste-based discrimination as a form of racial discrimination may have some tangible effect on the rights of the Scheduled Castes in India.
Modi’s opponents counter him on the issue of communalism alone, forgetting the fact that the Indian voter has always shown a preference for the non-corrupt alternative, keeping all other issues at bay.
“We are here to change the constitution.”
The Left lost its way the day it decided to deride and ridicule the Right. The day it decided that its rationalism was superior and that the Right would ‘evolve’ to catch up.
“I will say it straight out, if you smuggle and slaughter cows, then you will be killed. The cow is our mother,” the BJP MLA from Alwar said.
The assembly seat fell vacant following the death of J. Jayalalithaa in December last year.
The university’s decision to fire the associate professor led to huge protests from the teachers’ association and the students’ union.
Thakur is set to take oath on December 27.
The decision was taken at a meeting of BJP MLAs, where Thakur’s name was proposed by Suresh Bharadwaj and Mahender Singh and seconded by other members.
“When the defendants have published the article on the basis of facts collected from a public record the same can be termed to be as enshrined in Article 21 of our Constitution.”
“It is a conspiracy against Laluji and his family.”
When we look at median personal income, even where indigenous Australians are more likely to be working, non-indigenous Australians are still being paid more.
A large mob consisting of men from various Hindutva outfits created a ruckus outside the bride’s home, clashed with police.
The police have said the three civilians, two of whom were women, were killed in “crossfire” but their families claim otherwise.
Maya Mirchandani speaks to former Union minister Manish Tewari about the 2G scam verdict, lessons for the Congress from the Gujarat election results, Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as party president and dynastic politics in India.
Chaudhary Charan Singh made his identity as a farmer the principle axis of his politics rather than his caste.
Lalu Prasad and other convicts were taken into custody immediately after the pronouncement of the verdict.
“Those who criticise and question power are being brutally silenced today. To accept an award from this government will be a betrayal of his writings and the kind of life he led”.
The network seeks to help journalists keep safe while working online by providing them with resources and training.
According to sources in the party, Rupani’s nomination for the chief ministerial position again reinforces the influence the RSS has on the saffron party.
Women and Dalit families in Mahoba district in Bundelkhand who have faced violence, instead of seeking legal recourse, often arrive at a ‘samjhauta’.
Narendra Modi is seen as being unflinchingly loyal to his subordinates. In contrast, recent events have shown people that Rahul Gandhi is not a fighter.
Stories of women being harassed or killed for turning down proposals from men are becoming more and more common.
At the Dalit Women Speak Out conference in Pune, activists, academics, lawyers, poets, writers and students talked about their struggle for social justice and how to take it forward.
Will the opposition take up the big challenge facing India’s cultural and social fabric?
The Dam Safety Bill was ready in June 2017, but it is yet to be sent to the cabinet for approval.
The bench said the material presented by the CBI before C. Vidyasagar Rao could not be converted into credible fresh evidence against Chavan.
There were murky goings-on during the trial which the Narendra Modi government has to answer for.
The representation of Muslims as a fictitious enemy allows the majority to carve out a more unified self for itself.
The Congress was to be held at Hyderabad’s Osmania University, where there have been protests after the recent suicide of a Dalit student.
Myanmar had asked the UN to replace special rapporteur Yanghee Lee with someone who knows Myanmar well and is both fair and impartial.
The Assam police has, however, slapped another charge on him on the basis of an FIR filed in the state’s Goalpara district in September.
A temporary injunction against publishing follow up stories on a subject, if left open-ended, can assume the nature of a near permanent injunction.
“It starts with one house and slowly, the whole area will become Muslim-dominated. We cannot allow this to happen.”