In his recent book, Congress leader Salman Khurshid drew a comparison between Hindutva and terror outfits like the ISIS.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Dehradun late on Wednesday to take stock of the flood situation in Uttarakhand after over 50 were killed in rain-related incidents in the state.
Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of the state, razing houses to the ground and leaving many trapped in the debris.
The blast occurred around 12 am outside the residence of BJP's Nainital district president Pradeep Bisht in Harinagar area of Haldwani, Nainital District Magistrate D S Garbiyal said on Wednesday.
The 'development' project has made the locals and the stakeholders concerned about the fragile ecosystem of the area as the Western Himalayan belt is attributed to high conservation importance.
Uttarakhand high court's order came ahead of Christmas and New Year holidays when large inflow of tourists is expected in Nainital and Mussoorie.
BJP veteran Bhagat Singh Koshyari called Harish Rawat, former chief minister of Uttarakhand, a ‘ekluwa vaanar’ (lone monkey). In response, Rawat says he takes pride in this as Lord Hanuman was also a monkey and destroyed the unethical and unjust rule of Ravana in Lanka.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.