Officers supervise the cooking, youth run around for utensils, a minister and a sarpanch make rotis. On the PM’s orders, Union ministers and BJP leaders are spending nights at Dalit villages, as part of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan. But how far do just a meal and a bed go? As BJP figures that out, amidst fits and starts, The Sunday Express trails MP Bhagirath Prasad in Bhind, UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Pratapgarh
On July 2, 2016, Dhajja Ram’s granddaughter Sweety, 17, a BA first year student, was allegedly beaten to death by her father Balraj and mother Sudesh for being in a relationship with a boy from another village.
A Delhi businessman was recently arrested for impersonating as a slum dweller to get his son admitted to a private school. While angry at this attempt to misuse the EWS quota, residents of Sanjay Camp slum hope their children make the most of the “opportunity” it offers them
A seven year-old killed in a school washroom, a 16 year old ‘afraid of exams’ arrested. The crime that shook the Capital also changed two families forever, one of them unseen. Six months later, The Indian Express on the boys that were, and a tragedy that endures.
The Supreme Court has said that an adult boy or girl should have the right to marry anyone they choose, without any panchayat, family or society,
having a say. Haryana set up 23 ‘safe homes’ for couples fighting all of the above seven years ago.
The producer of the film had to go to the Supreme Court to find a release, after some fears of trouble. Here on a Wednesday afternoon, only the action scenes and an item number in the ‘love story set against the 2013 riots’ stirs the audience
Last week, as Delhi’s polluted air made international headlines, less than 200 km away, the lone automatic air monitoring station in this city in western Uttar Pradesh recorded an AQI of 500 — the highest on the scale.
Rising air pollution in Delhi has once again turned the heat on paddy farmers in Punjab and Haryana, who burn stubble in their fields around this time to ready it for the next wheat crop. The Indian Express tells their side of the story