Thackeray anniversary: Shiv Sena slams BJP, reclaims Hindutva

BY QUAID NAJMI  On the 8th death anniversary of Balasaheb Thackeray, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and loudly reclaimed its ‘Hindutva’ legacy. Two prominent party leaders... Read more »

EC rejects applications of 6 candidates in Bihar requesting recount of votes

Narendra Singh alias Bogo Singh, the candidate from Matihani has filed a complaint with ECI after Raj Kumar Singh of the Lok Janshakti Party defeated him with the margin of 333 votes.... Read more »

Bypoll results: A warning for UP opposition

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath re-established his position as an undisputed leader in the state and his following among the people. Lucknow: The results of the by-elections on seven assembly seats are... Read more »

Will expand the cabinet soon, says Yediyurappa

“I have given assurances to some which I know and they also know it. Whom all I have assured that they will be made ministers will surely be inducted into my cabinet,... Read more »

Dalit rights groups ask PM and CMs to focus on caste-based violence and crimes amidst Covid-19 lockdown

Counterview Desk The civil rights organization, Dalit Human Rights Defenders (DHRDNet), along with its social media partner Public Bolti, in an online petition on the implementation of the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities)... Read more »

Man kills boy on being quarantined on dad’s complaint

“The accused migrant labourer, Kaleem, was arrested on Monday after a brief encounter. Five people, including three women from the accused’s family, have also been arrested.” Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 3 (IANS) A... Read more »

Punjab CM launches scholarship scheme for SC students

His government was committed to the welfare of the community, he added. Chandigarh, October 31: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday formally launched the recently announced Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Post Matric Scheduled... Read more »

Punjab Police presents challan in Hoshiarpur rape and murder case of six-year-old Dalit girl

A special prosecutor has been appointed for expeditious proceedings in the case, in which the state government has sought a fast-track trial to ensure speedy justice for the victim, who was brutally... Read more »

Why BSP is a party prone to splits?

Each time the party faced a split, the breakaway leaders blamed Mayawati’s arrogance and inaccessibility for their moving away. Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has a tendency to split... Read more »

BJP gives BSP safe passage in RS polls

BSP’s Ramji Gautam, the party’s national coordinator and in charge of Rajasthan and Bihar, filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh on Monday. Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) With the announcement... Read more »

Bhim Army chief claims attack on convoy, police deny

“Opposition parties have been terrified of our candidate in Bulandshahr elections and today’s rally worried them, due to which my convoy was fired at in a cowardly manner. This shows their desperation…... Read more »

Dissent deliberately stifled as terrorism: Sonia

In an article published in a newspaper and later released by the Congress, she alleged that the Indian economy was in deep crisis. New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Bihar Assembly... Read more »

Chandra Shekhar to rally in Bulandshahr

This will mark the electoral debut of the Bhim Army which has emerged as a force to reckon with, especially among Dalits, in Uttar Pradesh. Bulandshahr, Oct 25 (IANS) Bhim Army chief Chandra... Read more »

Hathras victim’s family fighting its battle amidst feudal-casteist environs and politics

A fact-finding report, prepared after its recent visit to Hathras, has said that ever since the gruesome grangrape incident in Uttar Pradesh on September 14, the victim’s family has had to fight its... Read more »

Two doctors removed, allegedly over Hathras case

Malik had contradicted the Uttar Pradesh Police, which alleged that there was no sign of rape on the body of the slain Dalit girl. Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) The services of... Read more »

Rahul on Kamal Nath’s remark ” I don’t like the type of language that he used”

Kamal Nath had used ‘item’ word for Imarti Devi, who is the BJP candidate from the seat. New Delhi/Wayanad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he “did not... Read more »

BSP MLA says CBI raid is ‘politically motivated’

Tiwari is a BSP MLA and a son of erstwhile politician Hari Shankar Tiwari, who wields a considerable influence in eastern Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Vinay Shankar... Read more »

One Hathras accused found to be minor

The marksheet of the accused who is now found to be a minor, points towards the lapses by the Uttar Pradesh police which initially investigated the case but did not determine the... Read more »

CBI raids 4 premises in loan fraud case, including BSP MLA’s firm

A CBI official told IANS that raids were on at four locations in Noida and Lucknow. Noida/Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday carried out searches at four... Read more »

BSP plans to wrest seats from BJP in UP by-polls

BY VIVEK TRIPATHI  The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), a former ruling dispensation of Uttar Pradesh, is eyeing the comeback trail by wresting a few seats from the ruling BJP in the upcoming... Read more »