At BHU, however, the disillusionment set in early. “Only Sanskrit, Hindi and Bengali were offered as languages to students of the women’s college while the men at the Faculty of Arts could choose between German, Spanish and Polish,” she says
The court said the judge made “a mockery of law” by acting like a “fanciful imaginative film director, and a maths teacher trying to solve the murders like a maths puzzle based on analogies and guesswork”.
In its 273-page order, the bench of Justices B K Narayana and A K Mishra described as “illegal” the conclusion reached by Additional Sessions Judge Shyam Lal in his November 2013 order that held the Talwars guilty of murder.
“This protest became so big only because we have been quiet all this while because the administration tends to shame us instead of taking action. But we were outraged when we heard of Thursday’s incident and decided to protest,” says an Arts undergraduate student.
BHU V-C said, "Some people with vested interests and ulterior motives have triggered this incident. The students, if they had a grievance or complaint, should have suggested to the university to do something. But there is a mindset to disturb institutions of higher learning. BHU is not alone."
In a media release, the BHU administration stated, “This protest was completely political in nature because it was timed with the PM’s visit, with the intention of soiling the image of the university.”
Addressing a crowd of approximately 15,000 people who had assembled from across the region at Bada Lalpur area of Varanasi, Modi said that these projects, worth over Rs 1,000 crore, have been completed under UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
The JAC alleged right-wing student groups launched a campaign to malign organisers, guests and event by calling it “anti-national” and likening it to the event at JNU, which received national attention after azaadi slogans were allegedly raised there.
According to the organisers, Vice Chancellor R L Hangloo was to be the chief guest. Manish Kumar, a student who planned the event, said he was verbally told on Sunday evening that the Senate Hall will not be lent out for the festival, and the V-C will not attend it
After 27 years in service, a postman could take the workload no more in Mumbai and stopped delivering letters. The Indian Express trails a postman, deep inside UP, as he battles low wages, falling esteem, staff crunch, and a stream.
Additional Superintendent of Police (Kaushambi) Ashok Kumar said, “The accused was drunk on the night of the incident, villagers have told us. The victim was his neighbour. We cannot say if the accused and victim were known to each other.”
The proposal to shut down the farms has been pending for five years, but has now been cleared. It will leave around 25,000 high-yielding Frieswal cows without a home and hundreds of workers without jobs, sources in the Ministry of Defence said.
“I am feeling very good. I hugged my family when the verdict came, they congratulated me, told me it was a historic day for Muslim women in India. We have been vindicated —not just I, for all those like me, even those who were not present, this is for all of them,” Bano told The Indian Express
Microphones in place, the Tricolour secure atop a pole with rose petals sprinkled at the base, artificial flowers placed on tables for the guests of honour, the children, aged between three and sixteen, began falling into queues.
Shikshamitras in primary schools across Uttar Pradesh have been on protest over the Supreme Court scrapping posts of ‘assistant teachers’, numbering over 1 lakh. While the state government has promised help, Tripathi fears the loss of wages:
Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Yogi Adityanath did not comment specifically on the children’s deaths in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital even after leaving the dais at the end of his 30-minute speech.
Mohammadpur Umri, a small village in Uttar Pradesh near the Bamrauli Air Force base in Allahabad, is full of stories of mistaken identity. The village, with a population of roughly 700, boasts of over 35 pairs of twins. The world average is 9 to 12 per 1,000 births. Umri’s twin population average clocks up to 60 per 1,000.
The bench gave petitioners’ counsel, Farman Naqvi, a day to submit an amended writ petition, which will be heard on August 9. The amended writ petition will challenge Adityanath’s May 3 order refusing to grant sanction to prosecute himself in the case.