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Hijab-wearing woman from Aurangabad becomes student union leader in UK university

March 24, 2022 7:35 pm

Sabahat Khan who is pursuing her post-graduation in public health, won with more than 2,500 votes out of a total of 6,900 votes.

Yechury laments Article 370 and electoral bond pleas are pending with apex court

March 25, 2022 8:34 am

The CPM chief calls for a ‘broadest possible secular’ front to save the Constitution as ‘India is down on all parameters’ and has been classified as an 'electoral autocracy’.

Secular socialist

September 15, 2020 12:08 am

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh may be remembered most for MGNREGA, which he piloted as minister in UPA 1 government.

Lessons in bigotry

December 18, 2018 12:15 am

The Meghalaya high court judge’s judgment was legally flawed and historically misleading. It violates the provisions of the citizenship law and makes a case for India as a country of, and for, Hindus.

Will Sabarimala rewrite the Kerala secular story?

October 19, 2018 6:39 pm

The BJP’s only chance for any upward mobility from its present stagnation in Kerala is by gaining the support of more Hindu votes and the Sabarimala agitation offers a tailor-made opportunity to whip up communal passion.

Plea against NGT order: Constitution bench to take call on religious events on govt land

July 07, 2018 7:29 am

The bench of Justices R F Nariman and Indu Malhotra, before which the petition came up, was of the view that “such religious activity” cannot be held in public places. “We think that what the NGT has done is right,” Justice Nariman told the petitioner’s counsel, Fuzail Ayyubi.

The idea of India

September 22, 2013 12:46 am

This idea of a secular,democratic,left-of-centre polity was very much the brainchild of Jawaharlal Nehru.

JD(S) releases ‘sting’ CD,another Cong MLA quits

October 22, 2010 3:36 am

Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Thursday released a CD

'If radicals seize power in Kyrgyzstan,it would be dangerous'

June 18, 2010 2:20 pm

Medvedev has warned that the failure of secular regime in Kyrgyzstan could push the former Soviet Central Asian republic on the Taliban-style rule.

Vatican sees bid to tarnish Church amid abuse row

March 17, 2010 1:25 pm

The Vatican criticized what it said was a bid to undermine the Church,which is facing a deepening scandal over child abuse by priests in Europe.


Why are secular leaders 'silent' on Malda Incident: BJP

January 11, 2016 8:16 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Describing the riot in Malda district as an act of communal violence, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday asked why secular leaders are silent on the incident. Naqvi further said the way communalisation is done under the protection of the West Bengal government is unfortunate and condemnable. He also alleged that the state government is playing vote bank politics on the incident.