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Rigorous Life imprisonment for ‘cow vigilantes’

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Rigorous Life imprisonment for ‘cow vigilantes’

Ranchi: In a move that will go a long way in restoring the faith of the people in the judicial process, the murderers of Asgar Ali, who lynched him on the pretext that they suspected that he was transporting cow meat, were convicted by a trial court. A fast-track Ramgarh district court on Wednesday (March […]

Tripura goes to BJP

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Tripura goes to BJP

Agartala: The BJP has stormed the Left citadel in Tripura. The BJP, a political non-entity in the state till the last Assembly election, has created an upset with  its poll ally, the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), winning 40 out of the 59 Assembly seats. The BJP had got 1.54 per cent vote share […]

BJP politicos among others booked for ‘Hate Jihad’

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BJP politicos among others booked for ‘Hate Jihad’

Who are these people? They tried to disrupt a legal wedding between two consenting adults in Ghaziabad. Why? Because one was a Muslim, the other a Hindu! BJP  and the PM apparently turn a blind eye to the ‘Hate Jihad’ being spread by its minions. But an upright policeman booked the rabble rousers. Now let’s watch […]

Ugly face of  Intolerance: Roughed up for taking Oath in Urdu

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Ugly face of Intolerance: Roughed up for taking Oath in Urdu

Aligarh (UP), Dec 13: Unpleasant scenes marred the swearing-in of newly-elected members of the Aligarh Municipal Corporation after BJP corporators  created a ruckus when the lone BSP corporator, Musharraf Husain, insisted on taking the oath in Urdu, says a PTI report. Husain was roughed up by the BJP rowdies. Some district officials intervened and managed […]

Campaign of lies and hate targets Christians in MP

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Campaign of lies and hate targets Christians in MP

Madhya Pradesh: The peace and amity of the country is being systematically dismantled as ‘fringe groups’ of anti-socials claiming to be Hindu groups have let loose a campaign against Christians. In Sagar, the  Catholic diocese has appealed to the  government reign in radical these Hindu groups that are spreading  malicious campaigns against the Church. “Well […]

UP minister slams Taj baiters

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UP minister slams Taj baiters

Lucknow: The ‘Backward Caste’ minister in the Yogi Adityanath government, in a dig at some of his ‘vocal’ colleagues, has suggested that “those who are against the Taj Mahal or the Mughals” should stop visiting the Lal Quila or taking the Grand Trunk Road, which too have been built by Muslim rulers. “Agra’s Taj Mahal […]

BJP not serious about Gorkha interests in Darjeeling: locals

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BJP not serious about Gorkha interests in Darjeeling: locals

Kurseong: Realization is slowly dawning across the Darjeeling Hills that the ruling BJP at the centre is in the habit of making promises but doesn’t follow through! In the last election it got the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to support a non hill person of the BJP as the Darjeeling MP. For some strange reason, they […]

Is Nitish the junior partner in Bihar’s NDA alliance?

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Is Nitish the junior partner in Bihar’s NDA alliance?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bihar has, instead of cementing the bond between Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United), has caused uneasiness––if not tension––in the relationship between the two ruling coalition partners in the state, says veteran journalist Soroor Ahmed in a recent article. There was hardly any poster, hoarding and advertisement of chief minister […]

BJP ruled states ‘wow the cow’!

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BJP ruled states ‘wow the cow’!

The cow has never had it so good , and the BJP-ruled states are falling over one another to ‘wow the cow’, says an article in an Indian newspaper. Now the police at Haridwar will form a “cow family protection squad”. Haryana will launch “PGs for cattle” so that the people high-rise buildings will experience […]

It’s official: Demonetization was a flop show!

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It’s official: Demonetization was a flop show!

Demonetisation of high value currency notes of Rs 1000  and Rs 500 on 8 November 2016 shook India, disrupting normal behaviour in Indian politics, economy and society. The ‘ruling coalition’ tom-tomed about this  ‘big-bang step to unearth black money’, impair terrorism funding and weed out ‘fake currency’ from the system. The opposition on the other […]

Meat sellers in UP face livelihood issues

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Meat sellers in UP face livelihood issues

New Delhi, Sep 12: Why are the BJP ruled states, led by Uttar Pradesh denying  meat, fish, and poultry sellers from Muslim and Dalit communities licences to carry on their trade? That’s a question being asked, and there are no clear answers. The meat business in Uttar Pradesh has badly been hit, affecting the livelihood […]

Nitish brings Bihar  into NDA fold

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Nitish brings Bihar into NDA fold

PATNA: Less than a day after resigning as Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar is set to take the oath at 10am on Thursday as the head of a new Bihar government that will include BJP and its allies. After meeting governor Keshari Nath Tripathi late on Wednesday, Kumar, accompanied by senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi […]

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