“Everyone knows here that he is an executive member of Hurriyat (G) and that he would sometimes address people… Is that a crime?”
The Goa police will approach experts and the office of the directorate of official language to probe the etymology of the “abuses and explicit language” used in the poems.
The special investigation team got a grab of the suspect enhanced to the maximum possible level with help from a US lab.
The Union home ministry had ordered ten of the 15 Central Armed Police Forces companies deployed in the hills to pull out despite the situation remaining volatile.
This will be his second visit to the northeastern region since April this year.
Incidents of Maoist violence fell 22.5% in the first nine months of 2017 compared to the same period last year.
State assembly speaker K.B. Koliwad has denied that he made any such proposal.
One of the activists said she suspected that the police were involved in the attack as well, but officers rejected her allegation.
The lack of private advertising, however, has made publications in Jammu and Kashmir heavily dependent on the government, the report says.
The people continue to defecate in the open, though government records show the village has functional toilets.
In September 2015, the Union home ministry had declared the NSCN(K) a banned outfit for five years after it broke the ceasefire agreement with the central government.
BJP MLA Tejpal Nagar, who facilitated the recruitment of the youths, said that the accused were “innocents” and that they deserved a “better deal”.
With the date of the Gujarat assembly poll yet to be announced, the model code of conduct has not kicked in.
While Assam had a woman chief minister in 1980, quite a few legislative assemblies of the northeastern states had ended their term without having a single woman MLA.
After he received bail, sedition charges were also allegedly added.
The proposal, presented to governor Ram Naik, is part of the state tourism department’s initiative to promote religious tourism.
Over a span of one week in August, over 63 children died at the same hospital due to disruption in oxygen supply.
In a video, Om Prakash Rajbhar is reportedly seen addressing a party gathering and speaking vociferously against those who failed to send their kids to schools.
While state-level leaders insist otherwise, Amit Shah’s early exit from the ‘Jana Raksha Yatra’ suggests even the BJP recognises its failure.
Within just three years of coming to power, the BJP government has already named a large number of schemes after some of the prominent leaders of the Sangh.
Zakia’s petition sought that Narendra Modi and 61 others be named as accused for being part of a conspiracy that facilitated the Gujarat riots.
A CBI team visited Guwahati to begin work on the case, besides submitting a copy of the FIR against company officials to the high court on October 3.
“Our sorrow is common to all of us; we have become the playthings of both countries (India and Pakistan).”
The Delhi chief minister made this statement before the assembly passed the Guest Teachers’ Regularisation Bill, which has been objected to by the lieutenant governor.
State BJP leaders have expressed their disappointment with Tathagata Roy for being proactive only on social media.
According to the police, the incident was deliberate and was planned keeping in mind the Moharram procession in the village.
A group of militants, whose exact number could not be known immediately, stormed the BSF camp located just outside the main gate of the high-security Srinagar International Airport at 4:00 am.
The HRD ministry has already started the process of shortlisting Tripathi’s successor.
While the potters comprise only Muslims, they deal primarily with Hindu wholesale dealers who truck away pots in bulk.
Civil society organisations are furious and have reminded the Centre of Modi’s electoral promise to not construct dams if opposed by locals.
The police has registered a case against the school authorities under IPC Section 305 for abetment of suicide of a child.
The award, which honours human rights defenders, went to the two activists for their “decades of campaigning for human rights” in Jammu and Kashmir.
The percentages for other cities, for the same time of the night, are 54% in Bengaluru, 48% in Chennai and 30% in Mumbai.
The tragedy with Banaras Hindu University is the decades-long ideological stagnation of the socio-political atmosphere outside it.
The group, led by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, noted that the recent statements issued by government functionaries “hold promise for the Kashmiris”.
Raghubar Das’s decisions came at a meeting to address public grievances.
Although the strike was officially on in the hills but for the last one week, most of the shops and markets had reopened, defying the diktats by the GJM leadership.
Communal tension has resulted in the defiling of religious places, attacks by Hindus and Muslims, and the destruction of and damage to properties.
Ghosh’s work remain relevant as the world grapples with issues of communitarian and identity politics, refugees, and conflicting ideas of nationhood and belonging.
Roy, whose relationship with the leadership has been strained of late, said he would give an explanation on why he was leaving the party.