The protest at the airport was led by Imtiyaz Jaleel, an AIMIM legislator, who said Taslima Nasreen had “hurt religious sentiments” of Muslims globally.
In a Latur hamlet, Shalubai works eight hours daily to fill water; some spend less time, but pay three times the rate for water than Aurangabad breweries do.
The medieval nehers in water-scarce Aurangabad are a lifeline for residents, but are being ruined by civic corruption and private interests.
Every day, a half-complete well reminds Karbhari Jadhav of Ganori village in Aurangabad of his losses, all because he never received the approved funds for sinking the well.
A daily round-up of the human impact of demonetisation.
Most of the major beedi units have shut down in Jangipur, West Bengal, crippled by the cash shortage – leaving thousands of home-based beedi-rollers, mostly women, with no income
The government’s demonetisation has devastated farmers, landless labourers, pensioners, petty traders and many others across Maharashtra.
Almost all the major and medium dams of Maharashtra, including Manjra, Ujani and Terna are overflowing for the first time since 2010.
The incident marks one of the biggest casualties of the elite COBRA unit, which was raised by the CRPF to undertake special jungle warfare operations.