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Ashutosh Bhardwaj


Deoband bypoll: If I get elected, they will feel our terror, says BJP leader Rampal Singh
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

BJP says election a fight between Hindus and Muslims.

‘Embers from Muzaffarnagar made Narendra Modi PM,’ says BJP leader
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

The sharp communal overtones in the campaign has triggered concern among voters, including BJP supporters.

He made mistakes, so did I: President Pranab Mukherjee on Rajiv Gandhi
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

President Pranab Mukherjee admitted to "have sensed Rajiv' Gandhi's growing unhappiness and hostility" of those around him before he was ousted from his Cabinet.

Upper castes commit atrocities, force SCs to commit suicide: P L Punia
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

He also demanded that Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya should be tried for abetment of suicide.

Declassified Netaji Files: Nephew trashes crash theory
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

‘There was no aircrash on Aug 18, 1945. How could Netaji have died in it’

Declassified Netaji files: Centre rejected probe reports twice, to assert ‘Bose dead’
Sun, Jan 24, 2016

The declassified files were released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of Bose’s birth anniversary, at the National Archives Saturday. Bose’s family members were present on the occasion.

Rohith Vemula suicide case: Had new SC law been notified, it would have got minister, V-C in net
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

The offences for which they have been booked are cognisable and non-bailable, and allow a police officer investigating the case to arrest them without a warrant.

Poet Ashok Vajpeyi returns doctorate he got from Hyderabad Central University
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

The former Lalit Kala Akademi chairman, who was awarded D.Litt by the Central University of Hyderabad few years ago, said the institution has 'acted against human dignity and knowledge'.

Thaawarchand Gehlot thanks Smriti Irani for clearing govt stand on AMU, Jamia
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

A letter to HRD Minister Smriti Irani by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot indicates that the HRD Ministry has already spelt out a set of reasons for removing the minority status of these universities.

Chhattisgarh: Amit Jogi versus Bhupesh Baghel is now tape versus tape
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

On December 30, 2015, when The Indian Express published its first report, it mentioned it had received tapes of phone conversations about the Antagarh by-election.

Ex-ISRO chiefs disagreed on many things — except RSS
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

On Sunday, Radhakrishnan, who served as ISRO chief from November 2009 to December 2014, was the chief guest at an RSS event, Swaranjali, in Bengaluru.

Simply put: Overseas swayamsevaks, their Hindutva project
Mon, Jan 11, 2016

Who are the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh? What is the five-yearly Vishwa Sangh Shibir, the latest edition of which concluded in Indore earlier this month?

Chhattisgarh tapes: Did not verify voices in tapes, ex-Jogi loyalist tells chief secy
Mon, Jan 11, 2016

Firoz Siddiqui had earlier admitted that phone conversations had his voice

Book review: In the Forests of the Night
Sat, Jan 09, 2016

The possibility of a self-reflective, even contradictory, account as a person looks back and constructs his past makes for a mercurial narrative.

Used to having his way, Jogi finds clout, camp reduced
Thu, Jan 07, 2016

Jogi is known to have taken stands that contradict, even dilute, the Congress campaign against the Raman Singh government.

RSS chief Bhagwat invokes Ambedkar teachings
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

“Dr Ambedkar said, ‘I did not learn equality, liberty and fraternity from the French revolution. I have adopted these from the ideas of Tathagat Buddha who was born here’,” Bhagwat said.

Indore meet: Cordial relations with Pak necessary despite continuing attacks, says RSS
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

“It is our duty to be cordial with people. That’s the dharma of Bharat,” Hosabale said about Modi’s stopover at Lahore.

At gates of RSS meet, an 8-year-old stands guard
Sat, Jan 02, 2016

Not for once has the child thought of leaving the gates. “Suraksha karna mila ha,” he says. The young foot-soldier epitomises the disciplined RSS functioning.

Heads-Up 2016: Culture – Awards returned, posts quit
Fri, Jan 01, 2016

Heads of several other institutions were also removed or forced to resign, while the chairperson of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library quit suddenly.

Chhattisgarh Tapes: Jogi Junior faces expulsion, his father told to explain after Cong-BJP tapes on bypoll ‘deal’
Thu, Dec 31, 2015

The Congress asked the Governor to sack Chief Minister Raman Singh and said a Supreme Court-monitored SIT must be formed to investigate the matter.

Chhattisgarh Tapes: Why Antagarh, Maoist bastion, is no ordinary bypoll in Chhattisgarh
Thu, Dec 31, 2015

The state wants iron ore from the mineral-rich zone and, despite stiff opposition from tribals, is laying rail lines under the heavy deployment of BSF.

Chhattisgarh Tapes: ‘We have to go up to 7 at least…he is expecting 10. We will bring him down’
Wed, Jan 06, 2016

Money may have been offered for Congress man to pull out: Tapes suggest.

2 confirm their voices, CM Raman Singh denies, Jogi’s son says ‘tapes doctored’
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

Both Pawar and Siddiqui confirmed their voices on the tape. But Amit Jogi, Ajit Jogi and Gupta denied any involvement.

Heads-Up 2016: Post Lok Sabha debacle, BSP rebuilding for 2017 civic polls
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

Aware of the potential impact of the RSS campaign to woo Dalits, the BSP is yet to unveil a strategy to counter it.

Heads-Up 2016: Mohan Bhagwat’s quota comment BJP had to answer for
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

The Indian Express reporters read between the headlines of this year to interpret what will make news in 2016.

View From The Right: Bharat Asserts
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

The editorial notes that while the year saw tumultuous events at the global level, “no one can deny that Bharat has learnt to assert its position and no major global decision can be arrived at unless Bharat is on board”.

Chhattisgarh police thwarting probe into key cases: CBI tells SC
Wed, Dec 16, 2015

In July 2011, the SC slammed the Chhattisgarh government for its failure to probe the case and asked CBI to probe it.

Rajya Sabha TV to enter market, will sell its films and serials
Sun, Nov 22, 2015

Owned and operated by Rajya Sabha, Rajya Sabha TV does not come under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and remains free from government control.

Think of Padma awards for cooking too: Culture Ministry tells Home
Thu, Nov 19, 2015

"We studied the proposal and sent a recommendation to the MHA,” said Mahesh Sharma.

Margdarshak mandal: Resentment boils over, was simmering for long
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

Senior leaders of the BJP on Tuesday criticised party's debacle in Bihar elections saying no lesson was learnt after the defeat in Delhi.

View From The Right: Bharat & Fibonacci
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

Much before Italy, Indian mathematicians had already discovered the Fibonacci number sequence.

Bhagwat words untimely, voters feel BJP takes RSS orders: BJP MP
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Hukmdev Narayan, Ashwini Choubey, Shanta blamed the defeat on RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s “untimely” remarks on the reservation policy which, they said, made people perceive “BJP as the ghulam of RSS”.

For the record: What Narendra Modi said during the Bihar election campaign
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Around end October, in a reference to his backward origins, Modi referred to his “ati-pichhda (extremely backward) mother’s womb”.

Anupam Kher-led march dubs artistes ‘traitors’, leaders get audience with PM Modi
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

No one was spared — historians, journalists or Shah Rukh Khan.

View From The Right: Divisive Elite
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

An editorial in the Organiser slams scientists who recently returned their awards. “The next round of award returning spree has begun.

Spirituality to tantric art, culture ministry heads to Varanasi
Mon, Nov 02, 2015

It is perhaps the first instance of these bodies, such as the Sahitya Akademi, Lalit Kala Akademi, Sangeet Natak Akademi and Gandhi Samiti, being asked to undertake programmes in a specific city.