If anti-national means this, then God save our Country!

If anti-national means this, then God save our Country!

[Kanhaiya Kumar , the JNU students’ union president, addressed a gathering on the campus on Thursday evening. The following day, Kumar was arrested on the charge of sedition for taking part in a march on Tuesday where anti-India slogans were raised.  The following is the near-complete Hindi speech Kumar delivered on Thursday, translated by JP […]

Cops say BJP VP killed for property deals

Cops say BJP VP killed for property deals

Patna: A shutdown in four districts: Buxar, Rohtas, Bhabhua and Bhojpur, called in protest against the murder of BJP state unit vice-president Visheshwar Ojha affected the daily life. According to the sources, the supporters of Ojha, instigated by the political forces, forced the markets to shut down, burnt tyres and blocked the Ara-Patna, Ara-Sasaram, Ara-Mohania main roads. […]

Jaitley and Chidambaram: revoke denial of Gay rights in India

Jaitley and Chidambaram: revoke denial of Gay rights in India

NEW DELHI: In the face of right wing conservatives who would sacrifice human rights at the altar of tradition, two top leaders of BJP and Congress on Saturday came out in support of LGBT rights, saying that the Supreme Court must reconsider its decision upholding Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Speaking at the […]

Rice vs Real estate : Modi rally in Vaishali?

Rice  vs Real estate : Modi rally in Vaishali?

Patna: Does the BJP care about the welfare of farmers or are they really going to facilitate the ‘real estate developers? A local newspaper carried the news that BJP men have ‘allegedly’ forced over 150 farmers in Sultanganj, near Hajipur in Vaishali district to ‘harvest’ their paddy crops nearly a month ahead of schedule so […]

Did Govt. Computer distort Pt. Nehru’s Wikipedia info?

Did Govt. Computer distort Pt. Nehru’s Wikipedia info?

New Delhi: Who used government computers to distort information on India’s first Prime Minister? Will the government swing into action and get to the bottom of it? Or will it just do nothing? The internet trolls spawned by the BJP are getting more teeth in the Modi regime, say observers. Malicious revisions made to Jawaharlal […]

Bihar : war of words begins

Bihar : war of words begins

With the election round the corner, high political drama in Bihar is taking its course. “A fierce war has been erupted within the NDA due to the emergence of strong political alliance of JDU, RJD and Congress. NDA is unable to figure out such state-level leader who can compete with popularity of Nitish Kumar,” says […]

Marandi : New Delhi runs Jharkhand Govt. via Whatsapp

Marandi : New Delhi runs Jharkhand Govt. via Whatsapp

Jamshedpur: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) chief Babulal Marandi commented that the state government was running on Whatsapp. Taking a pot shot, he declared : ‘the state government in Jharkhand is receiving messages on ‘Whatsapp’ from New Dakhi that dictates transfer-posting of officials. Orders come from Delhi first, later the Chief […]

365 Days of hate-mongering and insecurity?

365 Days of  hate-mongering and insecurity?

Is the social and multi-cultural fabric of India being undermined by a socio-political- religious nexus supervising a cadre of communalised grassroots workers who constantly attack and threaten the liberal Hindus and the religious or ethnic minorities? A report compiled by human rights activists says the past year has seen an increase in the number of […]

Advani’s ’emergency may happen again’ point has BJP scrambling

Advani’s ’emergency may happen again’ point has BJP scrambling

New Delhi, June 18: Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch Lal Krishna Advani  spoke and  his party BJP as well as their mentors  the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh were rushing to deflect talk  that his comments about an Emergency-like situation were aimed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s style of governance. “At the present point of time, the forces […]