Article 51A (h) of the Indian constitution says it shall be a fundamental duty of all citizens “to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform.”
At least now we have a partial answer to why agrarian distress isn’t going anywhere – the minister in charge seems to care more about posture than pasture
References for the Maharaja Sayajirao University diary came from the books of RSS ideologue Dinanath Batra, officials said.
The pigeon made its escape when the head constable opened the captive’s cage because he was “curious”. The police have informed intelligence agencies of the blunder.
Going by Mohan Bhagwat’s logic, everyone in Kazakhstan would have to be a nomad because that’s what Kazakh means. And Pakistanis would all be, by definition, pure.
The Government Polytechnic Institute’s principal wants women students to wear salwar kameez and has also segregated the college canteen by gender.
If forced to leave, it is unclear where exactly the refugees would go since reports indicate intensifying persecution in Myanmar.
In a series of tweets, the economic affairs secretary warned that Amazon’s intolerance would come “at its own peril.”
An email sent to the BJP president and to the Prime Minister’s Office suggests Shishir Gupta was serving as the eyes and ears of the ruling party in its war of attrition with Delhi’s AAP government.
The well-known musicians were forced to cancel their planned appearance at Pune’s Sunburn festival because their visas to travel to Indian were rejected.
The claims, and their popularisation, were further hobbled by glaring regulatory failures and/or a lapse of other checks.
More than a colossal waste of public money, the proposed statue represents the contempt India’s rulers have for the people in whose name they govern.
How common is it for governments to build expensive structures that serve little to no purpose?
Nine members of the audience who decided not to stand up for the national anthem on principle during the screening of a film were assaulted during the interval.
Citing the cinema hall precedent, petitioner wants the national anthem to be played before the commencement of proceedings in all courts across the country.
For some judges, substance is inversely proportional to verbosity. If this trend is not stopped, Indian jurisprudence will permanently suffer.
If nationalism, the way its sternest adherents argue, is a deep and overwhelming sentiment, then why do we need a disciplining machine to enforce that sentiment in us?
Over 40 people have been charged and seven held, so far, for their social media posts and messages on the chief minister’s health.
The removal of the film comes in the wake of a campaign against Pakistani actors in Hindi films
The Cinema Owners Association says its decision not to screen the film in four states is in keeping with the public’s sentiments.
“The mindless act amounts to cruelty to animals. It also shows how stupid as a nation we are becoming,” an animal rights activist said.
At a time when even Pakistani artists working in India are being made to feel the heat, suspicious pigeons surely cannot be expected to get off lightly.