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Farmers' outfit demands release of activist Gogoi

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) An umbrella organisation of farmers' rights activists on Wednesday demanded the release of peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, arrested on sedition charges, and also urged the Assam government to issue a white paper on his arrest. The Bhumi Adhikar Andolan also threatened to initiate a nationwide movement if Gogoi is not released at the earliest. Gogoi fought for...

3 days ago
HC notice to EC on Kejriwal's plea

New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Election Commission (EC) on a plea filed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging two orders which censured him and ordered the lodging of an FIR against him for violating the model code of conduct. Justice Indermeet Kaur asked the Election Commission to respond to the plea by February 2, 2018. In...

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'A formidable propaganda machine had sprung into action against me'

(Editor's note: Valson Thampu served St. Stephen's College for four decades. The last nine years of his tenure were rife with controversy, beginning with his stepping in as principal (OSD) in 2007. From accusations that he was 'Christianising' the college to allegations that he curbed the fundamental rights of the students, Thampu was constantly in the glare of the media throughout his term. Here...

7 days ago
Telangana ready for legal battle over Muslim quota: CM

Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Telangana will wage a legal battle if the Centre refuses to ensure increased reservation for socially and economically backward among Muslims and Scheduled Tribes, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said on Thursday. He told the Assembly that he was confident the Centre will accept the state's demand to include the state legislation in the 9th Schedule of the Ind...

9 days ago
BJP-led government trying to subvert federal system: Tripura CM

Agartala, Nov 7 (IANS) The BJP-led government at the Centre is trying to destabilise the country's federal structure by switching over to a presidential form of governance, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Tuesday. The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to form a presidential form of government in the country, Sarkar said at a public gathering here on the...

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Meghalaya HC reserves order on Parliamentary Secretaries

Shillong, Nov 2 (IANS) The Meghalaya High Court on Thursday reserved its judgment on the legality of appointing legislators as Parliamentary Secretaries in the state. A Division Bench of Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Ved Prakash Vaid reserved the order at the end of the hearing in the matter. State resident Madal Sumer had filed a Public Interest Litigation and clai...

21 days ago
Pilot moves HC against controversial Rajasthan ordinance

Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) Congress Rajasthan unit President Sachin Pilot on Thursday moved the High Court against the Vasundhara Raje government's controversial ordinance promulgated to protect public servants against a probe into on-duty actions without prior sanction. The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017, was promulgated in early September. Pilot said he had ment...

23 days ago
Journalist organisations ask Rajasthan CM to withdraw 'draconian' Bill

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Leading journalist organisations, including the Press Club of India and the Indian Women's Press Corps, on Tuesday slammed the draconian Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017 tabled by the Rajasthan government, saying it restrains the media from acting as a watchdog and ombudsman of society. In a letter to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia...

24 days ago
Critical need to ensure freedom of India's free press

As an Indian American, I have had the privilege of living in the two largest democracies in the world. One of those, the United States of America, came into being in part because of the free press. The other, India, has the reputation of having the most vibrant and free press in the developing world. Since its establishment as a free nation, the free press in India has grown substantiall...

1 month ago
BJP, Congress clash over EC not declaring Gujarat poll dates

New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The BJP and Congress clashed on Friday over the Election Commission not declaring the poll schedule for Gujarat, with the Left joining the Congress in criticising the poll body as well as the government. The Congress accused the Modi government of grossest interference in the working of the Election Commission, which the ruling BJP termed as uncalled for criticis...

1 month ago
Gross interference in EC's working, BJP looking at defeat in Gujarat: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Congress on Friday accused the Modi government of grossest interference in the working of the Election Commission, saying the decision not to declare the dates for the Gujarat elections cuts at the root of constitutional principles and was a shameless tactic to save itself from a thrashing at the hustings. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi told medi...

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Delhi assembly panel to inquire whether L-G's message constitutional

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A nine-member Delhi assembly committee will look into the constitutionality of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's move to write a message to the house without the aid of the council of ministers. The committee will also look into concerns voiced by Baijal over the rules governing Department Related Standing Committees (DRSCs) in Delhi. A motion to form the...

1 month ago
HC trashes disqualification plea against Goa Health Minister

Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) The Panaji bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a disqualification petition filed by the Congress seeking disqualification of state's Health Minister Vishwajit Rane. In their order, Jusice G.S. Patel and Justice N.D. Sardessai said the position of the petitioners was conflicting in nature vis-a-vis the role of the Speaker in the resignation of Rane as a...

2 months ago
'Democracy under threat from pseudo-nationalism, right-wing fanaticism'

Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian democracy is under threat from pseudo-nationalism and right-wing fanaticism masquerading as nationalism, a column published in Renovacao, a Goa Church periodical, has said. Quo Vadis India? by Father Savio Fernandes in the latest edition of the pastoral bulletin of the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman, also bemoans efforts to make India a Hindu Rashtra by 2020 a...

3 months ago
Home Ministry's report sought over deporting Rohingyas

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday sought details from the Home Ministry on its plan to deport about 40,000 illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants of Myanmar to their native country. Taking suo motu cognizance of the media reports regarding the government's plan, the NHRC issued notice to the Home Ministry calling for a detailed report on the matte...

3 months ago
Left Front forms four km-long human chain in Kolkata

Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Taking an oath to preserve the country's unity, secularism and democratic rights, West Bengal Left Front leaders and activists on Tuesday formed a four kilometer-long human chain here on the occasion of the country's 71st Independence Day. CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury participated in the programme, along with Left Front Chairman Biman Bose, CPI-M state S...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

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