According to sources in AAP, as party leaders started asking how the part on withdrawing Rajiv Gandhi’s Bharat Ratna had crept into the resolution, MLA Alka Lamba asked, on the party’s internal WhatsApp group, what the AAP’s stand officially was.
Demanding a stronger legal system, the court said, “Neither ‘crimes against humanity’ nor ‘genocide’ is part of our domestic law of crime. This loophole Gujarat 2002 to Muzaffarnagar 2013: ‘Political patronage to mass killings’ needs to be addressed urgently.”
Nirpreet Kaur’s testimony in court implicated the police directly. While the defence tried to paint her as an unreliable witness, the High Court on Monday said she “comes across as a fearless and truthful witness… Nothing in her deposition points to either untruthfulness or unreliability”.
The killing of a 27-yr-old tourist on the Andamans has brought the reclusive Sentinel tribe into the spotlight. An 83-yr-old anthropologist recalls his years of waiting, numerous visits, and many gifts, including a pig and buckets, leading up to one solitary meeting with them one fine day
Between 1966 and 1991, Pandit, 83, made several trips as part of the Anthropological Survey of India’s expeditions to remote islands in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and was the first anthropologist to land on the island and interact with members of the tribe.
In a city where tempers routinely flare over parking space, a parking policy was seen as a ray of hope. Nine months after it was put up for public consultation, it remains stuck in red tape between the Delhi govt and L-G. With lakhs of vehicles vying for space and multi-level lots failing to take off, The Indian Express looks at the scope of the crisis.
There are no national or international acceptable standards for PM1 concentration in the air, unlike those for PM2.5 and PM10. But studies across the world have indicated a link between the pollutant and cardio-vascular disease.