Serious questions have sprung up over the withdrawal of special security cover of several former non-BJP Chief Ministers, post-2014. Is this vendetta politics?
He accused the previous government of creating a Kans that resulted in the Jawahar Bagh incident, in which 29 people were killed in June 2016 when police forcibly tried to evict squatters who were backed by Ram Vriksh Yadav.
Hailing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath while addressing BJP's Jan Vishvas Rally, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said 'It's a two-alphabet name, which puts fear in the heart of criminals'.
Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav said that Yogi Adityanath himself listens to the recordings of some people's conversations every evening. Launching a scathing attack on Yogi Adityanath, Yadav dubbed him as the most 'anupyogi’ (useless) chief minister.
The chief minister claimed that under the previous SP government, there were about 300 incidents of riots in the state and they directly hit traders.
According to a senior official of Lucknow Police, an inquiry has been ordered into the matter of the women police personnel posing with the Congress general secretary to see if there was any violation of service rules.
The number of votes of backward and SC/ST fraternities in the state is very high and that is the primary reason why BJP is giving preference to them anddesignating them on ministerial posts.
The BJP government has fulfilled every promise mentioned in the Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra in 2017, he said and voiced confidence that the party' tally will cross 350 seats in the 403-member House in the 2022 assembly polls.
Adityanath had said on Friday that a total of 15 districts in the state have been hit by the deluge, the third witnessed by the state this year. He had also conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas.
The mega event involving multiple programmes would showcase the birth of Lord Krishna as well as the rich culture and heritage of Mathura, said CEO of Uttar Pradesh Vraj Tirth Vikash Parishad Nagendra Pratap.
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.