Analysis shows that the results of the recent urban local body elections should worry the BJP.
“When dogs bark on the road, we don’t care.” New Delhi: Union minister Ananthkumar Hegde, who made headlines in December last year for his comments about the constitution, has once again managed to put his foot in his mouth by reportedly comparing Dalit protestors with dogs. The minister […]
What masquerades today as an argument for constitutional morality or political propriety is actually a mask for the politics of malice, vendetta and plain bullying.
No prosecution or ‘serious effort’ seen to prevent attacks by vigilante groups claiming to be BJP supporters.
Special secretary, UP department of justice, Raj Singh, has sought information on whether the cases could be withdrawn in public interest.
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
From Gauri Lankesh’s murder to defamation suits, attacks on the media have become commonplace.
If an incurable, contagious epidemic like E. coli were to hit Indian shores, who will decide on the course of action? The government? Cow owners? Or vigilantes?
The independence of the judiciary can and will only be maintained by not letting anyone outside try to broker a resolution to this current stalemate.
Jagdamba Mall, a known face of the RSS in the Northeast, who has also been instrumental in BJP’s electoral inroads into the region, said the Accord is his “personal effort” coming from his “study of the Naga issue for over 45 years”.
The MEA has termed reports about infrastructure, albeit ‘temporary’, at Doklam as ‘mischievous’, says there has been no change in status quo.
Vinod Dua discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss the ban on Padmaavat and the ongoing arguments in the final Aadhaar hearing.
In Karnataka and beyond, the BJP’s reliance on communal spite runs great risks.
The minister however claimed he was ‘not aware’ that the project would cost over Rs 1 crore or that the staff canteen had been demolished for his new office.
Is it not more urgent to investigate the four Supreme Court judges’ disquiet than to make noises of disapproval about their alleged breach of conduct?
The outcome appears to be in BJP’s favour as NPF leader Neiphu Rio quit the party and is poised to join the newly-formed NDPP and become the joint CM candidate.
Both Central and state governments continue to spend large sums on other pilgrimages and festivals.
Vinod Dua discusses the judge Loya case in light of his son Anuj Loya’s press conference and the recent crisis in the Supreme Court of India.
Togadia alleged that ‘some people’ are trying to stifle his voice and that he isn’t allowed to speak on issues like the Ram Temple, farmers and cow slaughter.
Senior RSS functionary J. Nandakumar has claimed the public attack against the Chief Justice of India came on the heels of the CJI’s order to reopen cases relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Sources who were present in the meeting said that the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture decided to withdraw the contentious draft report opposing the disinvestment of Air India.
At a public meeting, Gaware said many of Loya’s friends, including judges, had had their suspicions when the CBI judge died of a sudden heart attack.
Doval, India’s most powerful security bureaucrat, reportedly attended a BJP-RSS meeting where election strategies for three Northeastern states were discussed.
Urmilesh discusses the implications of the unprecedented press conference by four SC judges with Bhadra Sinha, senior assistant editor at Hindustan Times, and Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire.
Ajoy Ashirwad speaks with Niranjan Takle, the Caravan Magazine reporter who broke the story on the suspicious circumstances surrounding judge Loya’s death.
While the state’s approach in dealing with Dalit protests may not change, the changed context in which Dalits are successful in bringing their issues centre stage has the potential to bring out new possibilities.
Shrinivas Loya also said he wanted an inquiry into the death of the judge.
On January 4, hundreds of ABVP activists had created a ruckus outside the St Mary’s PG College in Vidisha after being denied entry into the premises.
The murderous rivalry between the Sangh parivar and the CPI(M) in Kerala’s Kannur is the subject of Eeda, a new Malayalam film being praised as a sociologically acute take on the conflict.
‘Jan Gan Man Ki Baat’ Episode 180: SC Judges’ Press Conference And Challenges Before The Indian Judiciary
Vinod Dua discusses the historic press conference by four rebel Supreme Court judges and the challenges before the Indian judiciary.
‘Dark Day for Democracy’: Radio Silence from BJP over SC Row, Cong Calls for Probe into Loya’s Death
Political parties reacted cautiously to the concerns raised by four SC judges over judicial interference and ‘selective assignments’.
State chief minister Vijay Rupani has said that a two-day special session will be held after January 20.
The inability of the economy to generate employment opportunities for millions of Indians is developing into a serious social, economic and political issue.
Vinod Dua discusses the case of Indian journalists stealing silver cutlery during an official dinner in London and the latest available data on the ambitious smart cities project.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud today took note of the submission seeking urgent hearing on the plea for a probe into the case.
As Islamophobia creeps deeper into India’s psyche, Nazia Erum’s book delves into how children are being bullied for their religious identity.
Vinod Dua discusses the current state of the economy and makes suggestions for the upcoming Union budget 2018-19.
The M.L. Khattar-led BJP government gifted the copies to VVIPs during the International Gita Mahotsav in 2017, an RTI response said.
Beef traders were on strike for the last four days as a result of which the coastal state faced a scarcity of beef.
Vinod Dua discusses the emergence of a new young leadership in India.