At the onset of winters, the UP government had announced that children attending government primary and upper primary schools would be given winter uniforms for free. That promise remains unfulfilled in much of the state.
The incident, which involved through the sifting of call data records as well, raises questions as to the extent of illegality within India’s legal framework for surveillance.
In a remote hamlet in Lalitpur, a basketball player with a disability continues to pursue the sport despite lack of government support.
The Uttar Pradesh government had earlier also denied to prosecute the chief minister in a separate case for hate speech despite Adityanath having admitted to it.
The disturbing trend of the judiciary authoring restrictions on speech beyond what is constitutionally sanctioned gives the impression that restriction is the norm and speech is the exception.
The private firm that supplied the gas to the hospital does not possess a licence to produce medical nitrogen oxide.
Activists question the tough action against the Bhim Army when several members of the dominant castes have been let off the hook.
The Centre recently approved the Adityanath-led UP government’s proposal to rename the station after the Jan Sangh leader in a bid to revive his legacy.
Vinod Dua discusses how successive UP governments, BJP and non-BJP, have sought to scuttle the investigation into Adityanath’s role in anti-Muslim violence ten years ago.