The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) on Sunday staged a demonstration on the JNU campus against the demolition of the house of activist and former JNU student Afreen Fatima in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj. The Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA) on Sunday demolished the house of Javed Ahmad, alias Pump, the alleged mastermind of the June 10 violence in Prayagraj, amid… Continue reading "Protest at JNU as ex-student’s house razed"
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Two weeks after objectionable statements against Prophet Muhammad and Islam by two BJP leaders, one on national television and the other on Twitter, the police have registered a case against several people for hate speech, inciting groups, and creating situations that disturb society’s peace and harmony. Two FIRs have been registered, naming BJP spokespersons, a journalist, social media users, and… Continue reading "Case filed against Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal"
India reported 7,240 fresh Coronavirus cases on Thursday, nearly 40 per cent higher than a day ago, as infections soared sharply in states like Maharashtra and Kerala. On Wednesday, India saw a rise of nearly 41 per cent in the daily COVID cases, as the country logged 5,233 infections. Daily coronavirus infections in India crossed 5,000 after 94 days (yesterday… Continue reading "India reports 7,240 fresh corona cases"
Ahead of the assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are all set to begin their Gujarat tour. While PM Modi will visit the poll-bound state for a day, Amit Shah will stay there for two days. PM Modi will address a mega event in Patidar-dominated Saurashtra to woo the Patel voters. He will kick… Continue reading "Modi to address Saurashtra ahead of Gujarat polls"
In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the city on Thursday, May 26, the Chennai City Police Commissioner has imposed a ban on drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles in the city limits. PM Modi will be in Chennai to participate in the inauguration of 1,152 houses, constructed as part of the Light House Project at a cost… Continue reading "Ban on drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles in Chennai ahead of Modi’s visit"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary. Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister, was assassinated in 1991 by terrorist organisation Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam or LTTE in Tamil Nadu where he was on an election campaign. He was 46. PM Modi tweeted, “On his death anniversary, paying tributes to our former… Continue reading "Modi pays tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary"
China is constructing a “larger” second bridge in an area held by it around the strategically key Pangong Tso lake in eastern Ladakh and it could help the Chinese military to quickly mobilise its troops in the region, according to satellite imagery and people familiar with the development on Wednesday. The bridge is being built amid the lingering standoff between… Continue reading "China builds second bridge in Pangong Tso"
The death count has risen to eight in the the ongoing pre-monsoon floods and landslides in Assam, where over four lakh people have been hit in 26 districts, officials said, adding that about 40 thousand people have been shifted to relief camps. Dima Hasao, the worst-hit district, has been cut off from the rest of the state for past three… Continue reading "Eight dead, over four lakh affected in pre-monsoon floods in Assam"
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Tuesday the plea of the management of Gyanvapi mosque against the survey of the Gyanvapi-Shringar Gauri complex in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. The top court will hear the matter amidst an important development with a Varanasi court on Monday directing the district administration there to seal the spot of the survey inside the… Continue reading "SC to hear plea on Gyanvapi mosque today"
The Narendra Modi government does not make policies that appeal to people but rather those that benefit them, Union Home minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday. Shah was speaking at the launch of the book Modi @ 20: Dreams Meet Delivery at Vigyan Bhavan. The book, funded by BlueCraft Digital Foundation and published by Rupa, is an anthology of 21 articles written… Continue reading "Modi government makes policies that benefit people: Amit Shah"