On Thursday, the BSP MP, with his wife Devendri and son Sagar, was arrested on charges of anti-dowry laws, a day after the body of his daughter-in-law Himanshi was found inside the bathroom of their house with gunshot injury.
However, committee head Maulana Atiq Ahmed Bastavi said the appointment of women qazis in Kanpur and Jaipur cannot be considered proper since no institution that handles matters of Darul Qaza (Islamic courts) has appointed them.
A team of officials in Faizabad is opening trunks once owned by Gumnani Baba or, as some would say, Subhas Chandra Bose. What’s spilling out of the trunks: brass glasses, water pot, foreign pens, lighters, books... and counting.
As Bundelkhand faces yet another drought and farmers struggle to provide fodder for their cattle, the number of stray animals, mostly cows and its progeny, in the region is becoming a cause for concern. The district administration of Mahoba, the worst-affected among seven Bundelkhand districts, claims that nearly 80 per cent of 2.16 lakh cows […]
The figures indicate that more women would become ineligible if illiterates are barred or a minimum educational qualification is fixed for contesting panchayat polls as has been done in neighbouring Haryana.