Maurya, an influential OBC leader, had resigned from the Yogi Adityanath cabinet on Tuesday.
A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana took note of the submissions of senior advocate Kapil Sibal that no action has been taken against those who made the hate speeches despite the registration of FIR.
Does Rajya Sabha MP P Chidambaram's comment on the government's stance towards the Missionaries of Charity, and other incidents indicate rising discrimination against Christians?
Congress leader P Chidambaram said ‘in the case of MoC, it reveals bias and prejudice against Christian charity work. After Muslims, Christians are the new target of the Hindutva brigade’.
The chief minister said people need to understand that the country is passing through a very difficult phase and at such a time, the country needs the Congress organisation, its ideology, policy and programmes.
The Hindu seer Kalicharan Maharaj, alias Abhjit Sarag, a resident of Shivajinagar in old city area of Akola had made derogatory remarks against Mahatma Gandhi, during an event in Chhattisgarh.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, quoting Mahatma Gandhi said: ‘You can chain me, torture me, you can destroy this body, but you cannot imprison my thoughts’.
Hindu religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj had used abusive words against Mahatma Gandhi, during a religious convocation in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur. Maharaj had also hailed Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse.
Hindu Religious Leader Kalicharan Maharaj also used an abusive word against Mahatma Gandhi. He said: 'The target of Islam is to capture nation through politics. In front of our eyes they had captured in 1947 (referring to partition)...They had earlier captured Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan...'
"The 'language of violence' allegedly used by the speakers is against the Indian culture and is unacceptable": Ashok Gehlot
Three years ago, the administration had designated 37 sites in Gurugram city for Muslims to offer Friday namaz. A Hindu group, however, has been objecting to the practice of Friday prayers in open for the last few months.
The former Congress president and his sister and party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took out a padyatra (foot march) from Jagdishpur to village Harimau where Rahul Gandhi addressed a public meeting.
Rahul Gandhi during his second visit to Amethi after the 2019 defeat said: 'On one side is Hindu. On the other is Hindutvawadi. On one side is truth, love and non-violence and on the other is falsehood, hatred and violence."
Rahul Gandhi spoke in a rally in Jaipur, 'This is a country of Hindus, not Hindutvadis. If there is inflation in the country... this has been done by Hindutvadis'. He clarified that ust as two living beings cannot have one soul, two words cannot have the same meaning.
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, the late Hindutva ideologue was born at Bhagur near Nashik in 1883.
Amit Shah was addressing a rally In Uttar Pradesh after laying the foundation stone for the Maa Shakumbhari Devi university.
While refusing to interfere with the sale and publication of the book, the high court posed what can the court do if people were "feeling so sensitive". Ask people "not to buy or read the book" instead, the High Court commented.
On Friday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who is also the president of the Shiv Sena, had said, "The announcement of repealing the three farm laws underscores the power of a common man in the country. The Union government should hold talks and take other parties into confidence to avoid the afterthoughts and embarrassments like today."
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.