The issue at stake is whether the CPI(M) will forge an understanding with the Congress to try and defeat the BJP in 2019 or go it alone, as party hardliners prefer.
The Bill was introduced by the Deve Gowda government in 1996 and was passed by the upper house in 2010 after being tossed around for various reasons.
Thakur called the denial of her application for permanent commission “biased” and “unreasonable”, while other air force officers have defended official policy.
The citizen’s collective Wada Na Todo Abhiyan has painstakingly documented the systematic budgetary cuts in social welfare programmes over the last two years and has called out the government’s pro-corporate policies that have marginalised the poor further.
“We wish to convey our deep collective anxiety about the enormous suffering of the rural poor in large parts of India’s countryside as they are battling drought, often for the second or even third consecutive year,” the letter said.
At a rally demanding justice for Rohith Vemula, students, teachers and supporters express their opinions on discrimination, and the perceived attack on universities.
What impact has ‘L’affaire RK Pachauri’ had on other organisations and what lessons can be learnt from TERI’s handling of the sexual harassment charges against him?
New Delhi: Nearly eight years have passed since communal violence in Kandhamal claimed the lives of 82 people, mostly Christian adivasis and dalits, damaged 6,000 houses and displaced 56,000 people in 2008. The government, however, officially recorded only 39 deaths. In addition, 395 churches were destroyed and two […]