Governments across the world have long been suspicious of Huawei. The United States government has banned the company from its network, and advised its allies in the Five Eyes intelligence alliance -- the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada -- to do the same.
Of late, the narrative that has been pushed in Maharashtra is that the state has asserted control over the district, manifested in the huge success in the April 2018 encounter that left 38 alleged Maoists dead. Wednesday's attack could be read as having broken that narrative.
The history of the bad blood between Mulayam and Mayawati is linked inextricably to the infamous “guest house” incident that took place in Lucknow on June 2, 1995, and turned the SP and BSP into sworn enemies, seemingly to never come together again.
Jallianwala Bagh massacre: On April 13, a furious General Dyer ordered his troops to fire at an innocent, unarmed crowd, which had gathered for a public meeting in defiance of orders banning public assemblies.
On the basis of these documents, the petitioners had sought a review of the Supreme Court's December 14, 2018 judgment that had rejected the plea for an investigation into allegations of corruption in the deal.
Had Mayawati contested the coming Lok Sabha elections, the BJP would have marshalled all resources to confine her to her seat, essentially wrecking her plans to campaign across the state and address joint election rallies with the leaders of the SP and RLD.
Al-Shabaab has imposed a strict Wahhabi version of Islam in the areas under its control, and its fighters have stoned to death women accused of adultery, and punished alleged thieves by cut off their limbs.
In Punjab, the Dera supported the Congress in the 2007 Assembly polls. In 2012, however, it chose to remain neutral, and followers were left to decide on their own. In the 2014 Haryana Assembly elections, however, the Dera came out in full support of the BJP.
The CJI's decision to recuse himself from being part of the Committee is based on the circumstances of the case. The CJI himself authored the judgment on the judicial side and passed specific directions in the matter.