BJP puts UP campaign into gear, asks, ‘Does religion give them licence to rape?’.
“Have they got the certificate to rape girls because they belong to a particular religion?” BJP Uttar Pradesh president Laxmikant Bajpai said here on Saturday addressing the party’s two-day state executive meeting, called to set its agenda for the 2017 Assembly elections. READ MORE
Muzaffarnagar: The economy of fear
Until a year ago, Muzaffarnagar was a bustling industrial hub, its growth built on the foundation of an unspoken social trust. But around this time last year, the riots happened and everything has changed. One year later, The Indian Express returns to Muzaffarnagar. By Dipankar Ghose. READ MORE
Kerala prohibition takes communal turn: Hindu groups see Christian, Muslim hand
The debate over a ‘liquor-free-Kerala’ has taken a communal turn with two powerful Hindu organisations questioning the Cong government’s steps towards imposing prohibition, which have found support from leaders of Christian and Muslim communities. READ MORE
‘Bullet’ Brahmins: The story of the ‘Pandit gang’ of Jamshedpur
They targeted the well-heeled, idolised a Telugu films’ villain and left behind calling cards. READ MORE
After Modi’s call, Karnataka to be first state in country to give right to toilet
Days after PM Narendra Modi spoke about the difficulties faced by women in rural areas in the absence of toilets at their homes, the Karnataka government is quietly giving finishing touches to a new legislation that makes toilets mandatory across the state. READ MORE
Budget earmarked Rs 3.40 crore for the Nirbhaya Fund, to be used for the upkeep of security of women.
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