Harish Verma claimed that his party’s own government did not release the annual grants for the maintenance of the goshalas in a state where cow slaughter is banned.
The Plachimada case is an example of how large companies have shown utter disregard for the damage they cause to the environment and local communities in carrying out their business activities.
Adivasi leaders and activists say that behind the recent communal legislations is the state government’s hidden agenda to transfer community land to corporates and deflect attention from its failure to address crucial developmental issues plaguing the state.
A bench of justices considered the statement of the lawyer appearing for the two police officers and asked them to “step down” from their posts.
A mob of 100 people recently attacked a Dalit man and his mother in their home, apparently unhappy with where he had disposed of a cow carcass, and threatened to burn down the houses of all Dalits in the village.
The two are often equated and while there are similarities, like both relate to the timely delivery of public services by the government and both have digitised databases, there are some critical fundamental differences.
In his speech, Sarkar said the spirit of secularism is under attack across the country.
Assam, where more than 31 lakh people have been affected by floods in 25 districts, found innovative ways to celebrate Independence Day.
Sasikala’s nephew was joined by at least 23 MLAs and four MPs at the rally near Madurai.
Former minister Ramai Ram, ex-MP from Sheohar Arjun Rai, former MLA Raj Kishore Sinha and ex-MLC Vijay Varma were among those suspended from primary membership.
The UP government insists that the deaths are unrelated to any oxygen shortage, though they are yet to explain why 23 children died on August 10.
The quotation published in a newspaper ad is misleading and mischievous. It is erroneous and puts words in Gandhi’s mouth that are not his.
Wearing saffron caps and carrying flags, protesters walked down south Mumbai’s JJ flyover, demanding reservations for the Maratha community.
After the girl alleged inaction, the Punjab and Haryana high court has asked the police to submit a status report on the investigation against Kuldeep Barala and others.
The state government’s decision will likely benefit about three lakh residing in 3,000 slums across the state.
In Madhya Pradesh, where the scale of displacement is highest, the government has gone back on its previous promises of adequate rehabilitation.
The People’s Democratic Party, the BJP’s ally in the state, and the National Conference have spoken out strongly against the Centre’s call for ‘larger debate’ on the future of Article 35A.
“All our MLAs have returned and they have been taken to a resort in Anand,” Congress party chief whip and senior leader Sailesh Parmar told reporters in Anand.
The floating casinos are expected to be relocated to Mopa and will help BJP sell its controversial new airport project.
The unrest in and around Bastar is fundamentally about respect, dignity and trust in our behaviour towards other people.
Maharashtra Housing Minister Prakash Mehta faced a fresh allegation, of incorporating the names of his family members as the beneficiaries of a slum redevelopment project in his constituency, which the Congress said amounted to a “conflict of interest”.
By giving up on opposition unity and aligning with the BJP, which he criticised so intensely, Nitish Kumar has destroyed his own and the country’s future.
A fierce critic of the Assam’s BJP-led government, Ahmed campaigned against corruption, child labour and child marriage.
The Rajasthan chief minister should seek refuge not in the ambiguity of Kurosawa but in the wisdom of Martin Luther King.
The indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills has now been on for 47 days.
The Bihar chief minister also said that the opposition had no real agenda and that he had no option but to break his alliance with Lalu because of the corruption charges.
The Congress’s backing of the demand is being seen as an attempt to woo Lingayat votes and undercut the BJP’s push for Hindu consolidation.
Besides Yogi, the then Gorakhpur Mayor Anju Chaudhary and local MLA Radha Mohan Das Agrawal have also been named as accused in the case.
The PILs said that the formation of the new government was “unconstitutional” as chief minister Nitish Kumar had won a mandate as part of a grand alliance against the BJP.
News of the unrest seems to have moved off the front pages of national newspapers, but the crisis, far from retreating, has in fact deepened.
A well-implemented regulation will ensure that patient care improves, while also creating safeguards that don’t let private establishments put all the onus of error on a doctor.
Kumar kept the portfolios of home, general administration and vigilance while giving the finance and commercial taxes portfolio to Sushil Kumar Modi.
In a memorandum submitted to the Election Commission, the Congress alleged that the BJP was using money power and threats to get MLAs over to their side before the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat.
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Sabha president Imran Khan submitted a memorandum claiming around 12,000 pilgrims are facing difficulties and may agitate if the Haj House isn’t opened.
When he harboured ambitions of being the opposition’s key to power at the Centre, Nitish Kumar made many a scathing comment against the BJP and its allies.
After his chief ministerial term ends in 2019, Nitish Kumar will have to deal with a BJP which is suspicious of regional leaders like him.
Balwantsinh Rajput, Tejashreeben Patel and Prahlad Patel are all considered close to former opposition leader Shankarsinh Vaghela.
Rahul Gandhi would do well to remember that those who have shifted camps multiple times can always do so again.
According to the BJP, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Rabri Devi and their children have acquired Rs 950 crore of benaami property over the last decade. Here’s a look at some of the specifics.