The “Bazm-E-Yaaraan-E-Adab” (gathering of lovers of literature), a social organisation floated by late Bhiwandi corporator Balkrishna Mukund Mali, is set to hold a mushaira on Sunday, in which only non-Muslim Urdu writers will recite their compositions.
The study evaluated the living standards of 1,262 senior citizens across slums in Mumbai.The study suggests that nearly half of the elderly living in Mumbai slums were illiterate.
The Opposition had been demanding action against Mehta and Desai. While Mehta is a BJP minister, Desai is from Shiv Sena.
The study said 35% of the users are below the age of 29 while 27% are between 30-39 years. Only 18% were aged 40-49 years. Majority of the respondents (53%) were educated up to secondary school, 19% were illiterate, and only 7% were graduates.
Core committee plans to start agitation from August 14
"People tend to blame politicians when such incidents occur, saying that they are corrupt, but bureaucrats tend to get off scot-free."
A study conducted by Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India evaluated 238 sudden natural deaths (SND) that had taken place in the city.
The widening of water bodies can similarly cause displacement of “riparian areas” — the stretch of vegetation along a water channel that checks bank erosion and also helps in filtering water. Riparian areas, moreover, act as buffers against floods, while regulating stream flows during droughts.
Of its 21,667 undertrials, 14.50 per cent , which is 3,142, are over the age of 50. In 2000, the proportional share of undertrials over 50 years was higher for India at 14.7 per cent compared to Maharashtra that had 13.4 per cent.
Maharashtra’s prisons house 31 per cent more people than capacity, in Mumbai and areas around it that figure is 102 per cent
In less than a month, two incidents of violence in Maharashtra’s prisons have left two dead, including one convict who had been allegedly assaulted by jail staff. A three-part series looks at the faultlines in the state’s prisons and the denial of human rights behind bars.
Frequent transfer of incumbents and shortage of Muslim officers to head the dept making state’s job difficult.
The study found that 47.4 per cent parents perceived that their children suffered from some psychiatric disorder but only 10.5 per cent had sought treatment voluntarily before they were interviewed for the study.
The system’s beginnings can be traced to the teachings of ancient Greek physicians like Hippocrates, and its principle revolves around strengthening the ‘Quwwat-e-Mudabbira-e-Badan’ (immunity).
The community constitutes 11.5 per cent of the state’s population, but makes up only 3.81 per cent of its police force
According to the government yardstick for classifying family size, a subnuclear family is a fragment of a nuclear family, such as a widow with unmarried children, or siblings living together. Supplemented nuclear families include a nuclear family’s members plus other relations, without spouses.
Sowing has taken place on 32.1% of land compared to 27.4% last year
Most deaths were seen among the unemployed (21.65%), followed by labourers (20.35%) and housewives (20.38%) and the least among retired people (1.7%). The common reasons for such deaths among males were mental stress (37.75%), followed by chronic illness (25.51%)
The study compared pre-monsoon water level data for 1,487 wells selected from across Maharashtra with the decadal mean between 2006-2015. This study indicated a decline in ground water levels in 70 per cent of the wells monitored.
Nagaland spent highest per day on prisoners at Rs 139.22; Delhi lowest at Rs 31.31
After HC directive, government to appoint panels to monitor food in state’s jails.
The law criminalising homosexual acts, known as Section 377, was read down in 2009 only to be reinstated in 2013.
The driving force behind the campaign is Abdul Wahid, who was embarked on a nationwide tour to make people aware of the “reality” of the case.
There are at least 3 renowned Mohammed Alis who were associated with Bombay prior to 1940s
Grape farmers also suffered because of the massive fall in prices in the international market.
A group of 70 farmers grow mangoes of almost all varieties on commercial scale.
The BJP had contested 55 seats in the civic polls here, fielding 27 Muslim candidates. None of these candidates won — the highest votes that a Muslim candidate from the BJP polled was 884.
BJP president Amit Shah had also asked all BJP-ruled states to ensure that their public school and college libraries buy the works of Upadhyay and distribute them amongst their students.
Sceptics have claimed that the entire process has been an eyewash and the systemic changes that farmers were seeking in the way the agrarian economy functioned have been left unattended.
Ajit Nawale recently asked Raju Shetti to sit back and allow others to speak at a rally in Nashik.
The BJP, since inception of the Malegaon Municipal corporation in 2002, had a negligible presence in the city. It had only one corporator in 2002 and no representation in the past two elections
Police imposed curfew in Nandurbar city, located 360 kms north of Mumbai after stone-pelting and arson took place following the death of a Muslim man, who was set ablaze during a fight on June 4.
Nearly 35 political, social and farmers’ organisation across the political spectrum and ideological leanings are part of the present movement.
“Hundreds of farmers were booked during the agitation. The core committee had earlier decided that there would be no talks with the government until the cases were withdrawn," Giridhar Patil, a dissenting member of the core committee, said
As the farm protests in Maharashtra spilled over to MP, with five people killed in police firing in Mandsaur last week, The Sunday Express looks at the economics and politics of the unrest
As the farm protests in Maharashtra spilled over to MP, with five people killed in police firing in Mandsaur last week, The Sunday Express looks at the economics and politics of the unrest.