With Congress and AAP declaring their support for Mevani, and activists from various parts of the country campaigning for him, will the Dalit leader make the cut?
Jharkhand PDS Minister Admits to Government Mistake in Alleged Aadhaar-Related Starvation Death Case
Activists have demanded that the officials responsible for cancelling the ration card of Santoshi Kumari’s family be held accountable.
An estimated 35 lakh Adivasis in Gujarat seasonally migrate to cities for work but the grand electoral promises of BJP and Congress fail to acknowledge their issues.
A worsening agrarian crisis and rising unemployment has morphed into concrete political anger against the BJP – a matter that the party hasn’t addressed in its election campaign.
“They are so desperate that in the temples where we worship, the religious leader and the priests have been asking us to talk our families and relatives into voting for BJP.”
Rejecting the charge as “innuendos and falsehoods”, Singh said he was deeply pained by the prime minister’s “ill thought transgression”.
Can you really fool all the people all the time? The Gujarat model is being shown up as fake.
The focus on conflict between state and non-state actors in Kashmir hides the social divisions within Kashmir.
Haryana Government Report on Fortis ‘Overcharging’ Case Says Hospital ‘Disposes’ of Patients Unethically
The report responds to a seven-year-old girl’s family’s claims that they were being cheated by Fortis hospital and pulls up the hospital on several counts.
Gujarat’s ‘frontier’ districts at its remote margins may be the vanguards of change.
The BJP has been eyeing tribal votes in this election after sensing a dent in its loyal Patidar vote bank.
In the latest incident of cattle-related violence in Rajasthan, 22-year-old Talim Hussain was gunned down by the police on Wednesday.
‘Unless Assam Is Allowed to Develop on Its Own Resources, Unrest Will Always Be There’: Hiren Gohain
The prominent Assamese public intellectual speaks about the state’s fraught journey in independent India, his opposition to BJP rule in Assam and more.
Vinod Dua discusses the BJP’s election manifesto ‘Sankalp Patra’.
While it is not the EC’s job to see that the ballot boxes in Gujarat produce a verdict commensurate with the angry mood, it should go to any lengths to ensure a level playing field.
Work that was getting done at lightning speed in Kol Gadhaiyaa in Bundelkhand ahead of the chief minister’s arrival suddenly stopped when his visit was cancelled.
After huge incentives to corporate units, the Gujarat government is left with limited funds for education, health, environment and employment for the masses.
The Varachha road constituency which is the centre of Surat’s diamond trade has been slipping out of the BJP’s hands since the area saw massive violence and arson in 2015.
Speeches made by Adityanath and Anurag Thakur during an election campaign in Amreli were clearly aimed at dividing the electorate on religious lines.
To neutralise hostility against it, the BJP machinery has pushed aside its slogan of vikas and is focussing on polarisation tactics. But will this be enough?
Within the Valley, the reforms caused a social transformation that has few parallels.
The state also has the third highest rate of reported crimes in the country.
As Filmed Murder of Muslim Man in Rajasthan Goes Viral, Official Culture of Impunity Towards Hate Crimes Blamed
A statement by various organisations in Rajasthan has demanded provision of absolute security to all the Muslims in the state.
In an interview with Karan Thapar, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia talks about the Congress party, Rahul Gandhi’s nomination for the party’s president and the Gujarat elections.
A bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R F Nariman set aside the order of the Gauhati High Court by which it had invalidated these certificates for claiming citizenship.
The 24-year-old Patidar quota stir leader asked people in Surat to not vote for the BJP, but for ‘a party that will be in a position to form a government’.
Jammu and Kashmir, in Urgent Need of Child Protection, Sees Poorest Implementation of Centre’s Scheme
Jammu and Kashmir is the only state that couldn’t secure any funding for the first six years after the implementation of the Integration Child Protection Scheme in 2009.
Congress leaders responded by protesting outside the chief minister’s house, where they allege they were subjected to excessive police force.
Modi was referring to a letter issued last month by Gandhinagar archbishop Thomas Macwan in which he had appealed to Christians to pray to save the country from “nationalist forces”.
The Wire speaks to Kaleem Siddiqui, Socialist Party (India) candidate from Vatva in Ahmedabad, about why Muslims are being ignored by major political parties and the media.
Indranil Rajguru, who won the Rajkot East seat for the Congress in 2012, has decided to contest against Vijay Rupani from Rajkot West this time.
Rajasthan Government on a Privatisation Spree in Tourism, Says Its Role Is Only That of a Facilitator
The state government has decided to close 15 of its 41 Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation units and lease two prime properties for 30 years – a move vehemently opposed by the employees.
While peasants in the Patidar-dominated districted have sided with Hardik Patel, affluent industrialists still harbour mixed feelings on whether the BJP has addressed their issues.
The election field for the municipal polls saw a striking change this time – the active participation of women and transgender candidates contesting ‘general’ seats.
The MNS claimed responsibility for the attack at the MRCC office at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai.
The Amarinder Singh government has faced criticism from both within the Congress and the opposition for its reluctance to take action against Majithia.
Haryana’s state animal husbandry minister said desi cow’s milk not only makes one beautiful but also sharpens the mind.
The ‘historical’ Padmini is no more than a symbolic manifestation of the fusion of bardic imagination and colonial ethnography.
After their houses were razed to the ground, families living along the Tansa water pipeline were moved to a heavily industralised area with poor transport connectivity. This has cost them both their health and livelihood.
Rajguru has been campaigning in the Rajkot West constituency for a year now, and is known for his aggressive, macho image.