Other textile traders have also said that they are thinking about whether to continue supporting the BJP after facing huge losses due to the GST.
The bench also said that “Courts need to be careful that judicial process is not used by political persons for their own purposes”.
The NREGA workers group has blamed the Central government, banks and post offices for the delays in payment of lakhs of workers.
“There was a delay in treatment. In jail, he kept on complaining about his ill health but authorities did not pay heed,” the GJM leader’s father has said.
The incident left the man with a fractured skull and hearing impairment and the woman with a broken arm.
Speakers at Press Club of India meeting unequivocally criticised the frequent use of defamation as a means of stifling and threatening the media.
Earlier this year, in April and May, communally sensitive Saharanpur in UP, that has 26% Dalit population and 10% Thakurs, had been rocked by inter-caste violence.
With few news sources in their own language and low levels of literacy, Rohingya refugees rely on audio and video messages distributed on apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube to stay updated.
According to both government records and officials in charge of disaster management, much of the flood relief operations were complete before the Himachal Pradesh elections were announced on October 12.
The West Bengal chief minister also asked her party leaders to begin a ‘black day’ campaign condemning demonetisation from November 8.
Hardik Patel and others are accused of ransacking the office of Visnagar MLA Rishikesh Patel during the protest rally of Patidar community in July 2015.
Vinod Dua discusses why the Gujarat assembly election dates weren’t announced earlier and the government’s decision to recapitalise banks.
Those who work with animal skin to make leather, and other items from dead animals, are forced to remain at the bottom rung of society.
The hatred towards the Rohingya is well known. But less documented is the spread of this hate towards other Muslims in Myanmar.
The hate tracker, which was intended to be a “crowd-sourced database of hate crimes in India since September 2015” was an editorial initiative driven by former editor Bobby Ghosh.
As political tides take a new turn every day, the BJP seems to be in an uncomfortable position in the state it has ruled for two decades.
The lanes of the Jantar Mantar have now fallen silent. Has the gulf between the authorities and the people widened?
This is the second time a film by the same filmmaker has been prevented from being screened at the college.
Gogoi has been charged of “waging war against the state” by urging people at a public rally to pick up guns.
A.K. Joti has said that he vacated the Ahmedabad house in October 2016, but his clarifications still leave many questions unanswered about his own actions and those of the Gujarat government.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s vast “Belt and Road” infrastructure project was unexpectedly included in the ruling Communist Party’s constitution on Tuesday, giving it greater policy heft and added pressure to succeed.
Xi, in a brief address, thanked the national and international media for working hard in reporting about the Congress.
Lacking piped water supply, young girls and women in rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir spend hours walking long distances to get water far from their homes and waiting for their turn at the source.
Vinod Dua comments on revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia’s statement on the GST and Modi’s claim that he inaugurated the first Ro-Ro ferry service in India.
The CPI(M)’s unclear stance on joining the protest reflects a divide within the organisation on whether to align with other parties.
A fortnightly column reflecting on chapters of India’s political past that are relevant today.
Four men wearing explosive vests emerged from their truck at the checkpoint in the town of Mudia while the driver detonated the vehicle.
The farcical enactment of ‘the return of Ram Rajya’ signals trying times ahead. Seeing Ayodhya’s plight many speak of the curse Sita put on it for abandoning her at a difficult juncture and choosing to belong solely to Rama.
The plea under the Right to Information Act also questioned the delay in the release of information about the ordinance.
The Centre’s decision to appoint a ‘representative’ for dialogue with Kashmir comes from a position of self-inflicted weakness.
Faced with dogged opposition, Rajasthan assembly Speaker said the government would consider the suggestions put forward by the members.
To counter the civil rights movement, Alabama had passed a law protecting the reputation of public officials, and the justification given for it was eerily similar to that given by the Rajasthan government.
Qurratulain Hyder’s final novel revolves around how the coexistence of a temple and a mosque on the same piece of property has the potential to flare up into a full-scale conflagration.
Many previous interlocutors failed because they had neither a clear-cut mandate, nor the authority to deliver anything to anyone.
Defending the questions, BJP spokesperson says the questions are “related to the social fabric of the state that should be known by the aspirants of government jobs.”
Authorities at the hotel have confirmed sharing the CCTV footage with the police for security reasons.
Modi, while inaugurating a RoRo ferry service in Gujarat, said it was the first of its kind. But RoRo vessels have been used by companies to move cars, coal and fertiliser across the country for some time now.
The move has come within weeks of former Union minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha demanding that the Centre initiate peace talks in the Valley.
Despite the Lodha Committee rules clearly saying both must quit, the Shah dynasty rules the Gujarat Cricket Association.
The women’s militia was a consequence of the turbulence which followed the end of the British Raj in August 1947 and the independence achieved by India and Pakistan.