The decision comes in the wake of several incidents of lynching of Muslims on the suspicion of possessing beef or of involvement in the cattle trade. A Jamiat delegation recently met PM Modi to talk about the fear stemming from cow vigilantism and love jihad.
“There was not a single minister, not a single government representative and not a single BJP leader. In all these years, I have never been to an Iftar hosted by the President where there has been no representative of the Government of India,” CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury told The Indian Express.
The 2017 presidential election will not be without a contest. And it will see a Dalit versus Dalit. 17 Opposition parties announced that former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will be their joint candidate against the ruling NDA’s presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind.
Rashtrapati Bhawan museum is a museum that tells stories through sound-light-video animations, and showcases furniture designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for the Viceroy’s Residence, as Rashtrapati Bhawan was designated to be when it was built.
On Tuesday, The Indian Express had reported that 17 men had been charged with sedition, allegedly for celebrating Pakistan’s win. Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani had congratulated Pakistan on the win, while Mirwaiz Umar Farooq had tweeted, “Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here.
His legacy: speeches on tolerance, criticism of House disruption, number of mercy petitions disposed.
While education and healthcare are out of the GST net, various rates are applicable to drugs, equipments, APIs etc.
Top BJP leaders likely to meet this week to choose candidate.
The value of each MLA’s vote differs from state to state, calculated on the basis of the number of MLAs per 1,000 population of the state.
Minister shows accommodation as voices rise within BJP.
“What has the commission got to do with Saharanpur? Those were clashes between Dalits and Thakurs,” NCM chairman Gayorul Hasan Rizvi said
Since 1980, the guest wing has hosted former Nepal prime ministers Pushpa Kamal Dahal and K P Sharma Oli, the country’s president Bidya Devi Bhandari, Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the country’s President Abdul Hamid and Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani
“If the definition of minorities has to be relooked at, it is my opinion that Kashmiri Pandits should be the first people to be accorded that status,” NCM chief said
Concerns over Sangli abortion racket come in way of amendments raising time limit, allowing alternative medicine practitioners to do abortions
With two BJP leaders in Meghalaya leaving the party over the Centre’s contentious notification on cattle sale, and the issue far from dying, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam minister and convenor of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the NDA’s Northeast avatar, tells Abantika Ghosh that the issue will not impact the BJP’s ambitions in the region, and the party is only “requesting” people to shun beef.
She accused Narayanasamy of looking for an L-G who would promote officers with poor performance and punish those with courage of conviction
In the last three years, only 6-8 per cent medical graduates from China who took the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) cleared it.
Union Health Minister discusses three years of government and ministry plans with Abantika Ghosh
The decision of the CBI court in the Babri Masjid demolition case will severely affect LK Advani's acceptability as the custodian of the Constitution.
The WHO award is given to governments or individuals who show exceptional zeal in tobacco control.
The Health Ministry sent its first official communication on the PHFI matter to Home after receiving a submission from the foundation.
The biggest achievements of the government in the last three years, Shah said, have been to erase dynasty rule, corruption and appeasement politics from the Indian political lexicon.
President Pranab Mukherjee was delivering the second Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture.
Two of the four panel members are affiliated to the BJP: Sunil Sanghi was convener of Anya Bhasha Bhashi Cell of Gujarat BJP, while George Kurian is vice-president of Kerala BJP.
The report argues that there are enough legal provisions in India to act against FGM, including the Indian Penal Code and the recently passed Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.
The health ministry pursued that agenda in the form of Mission Indradhanush and notched an impressive 7 per cent increase in vaccination coverage against the earlier annual rate of increase of just 10 per cent.
With eye on Darjeeling, Mamata Banerjee nominates former GNLF member Shanta Chhetri.
The FAIFA first created news last year, when it wrote to the government and Prime Minister asking for tobacco farmers to be made a party in the seventh Conference Of Parties (COP7) to FCTC at Greater Noida.
Talking about Talwar’s contribution, Soumya Swaminathan, ICMR Director General and Secretary of the Department of Health Research, says, “Dr Talwar has brought up an entire generation of Indian immunologists.
The bench is hearing seven petitions, including five filed by Muslim women, challenging the practice of triple talaq, polygamy and nikah halala.
FGM refers to the practice of complete or partial removal of female external genitalia, apparently in an attempt to keep their sexual desires under control.
Mamata Banerjee reached Delhi on Monday evening
The Prime Minister, it is learnt, told the delegation that regardless of the background he comes from, he is the Prime Minister of 125 crore people of the country, and regardless of caste or creed, he is committed to their welfare.
The group was formed to conduct a mid-term review of government schemes and suggest policy initiatives.
Sheikh has described the torture, maddening loneliness and systematic abuse of the system that make young men like him fodder for security agencies eager to show quick success.
The chill in relations between India and Pakistan has breached the borders of military action into the space of medical tourism.