The highest number of parliamentary secretaries is in BJP-ruled Arunachal Pradesh, followed by Nagaland where the party is in alliance with Naga People’s Front.
Unlike the Modi government, coalition cabinets from 1977 to 2014 have been based on a quota system in which no prime minister has had the privilege of choice, perhaps not even within his own party.
Given recent trends in India, there is a risk that a UCC would, in fact, serve as a tool for the BJP to entrench an ethnic state, thereby instituting the ‘tyranny of the majority.’
The decision to do so came just months before a crucial set of Supreme Court hearings against the Aadhaar project began.
The state-run transporter is struggling with the absence of adequate security systems, deficiencies in track maintenance and a severe lag in adopting new technology.
The recent apex court ruling on the repair of religious shrines destroyed in the Gujarat riots has raised key questions about the state’s liability towards its citizens.
Even as the new anti-conversion Bill threatens to rip apart the state’s tribal society, it is the amendments to the land laws that continue to rock the boat.
While the state government lost no time in banning a book on the grounds that it portrayed the Santhal women in a bad light, it has done little to solve the issues of unemployment and widespread hunger plaguing the community.
The floating casinos are expected to be relocated to Mopa and will help BJP sell its controversial new airport project.
Despite the Supreme Court’s directive to enter into “necessary discussions” with Bangladesh to streamline the process of deportation of the undocumented immigrants living in Assam, the Modi government is yet to do so.
Addressing a sizeable gathering of Indian Americans, Modi also praised Sushma Swaraj for her “good governance” and listed the highlights of his tenure.
Make in India, Digital India, Startup India and the Smart Cities project were all aimed at creating jobs for the country’s youth, but the government has failed to deliver on that promise.
The Emergency, imposed 42 years ago this month, holds lessons for the Indian media.
As the beef ban issue rages on, an animal rights activist believes that the new cattle slaughter notification does nothing for the ‘greater good’ – there’s no end in sight, but there’s no compromise either.
Senior journalists and other eminent citizens have unequivocally viewed the targeting of NDTV as Modi government’s attack against critical media.
The state government, however, termed the allegations of corruption against senior leaders and politicians made by the former chief minister in his suicide note as “totally baseless, false and without any evidence.”
China considers Tibet a ‘core’ issue and any change in India’s historical position would mean challenging China’s territorial integrity, to which Beijing would likely respond with violence.
Residents of Bisada village tried to project Ravin Sisodia as a martyr, but their act was in violation of the Flag Code of India, 2002.
New governors for Punjab, Assam, Manipur and Andaman and Nicobar were announced today.
The party says that the questioning of a minister in a water scam case and the transfer of another official during the day point to an attempt to disrupt the functioning of the Delhi government.