Jhabua bypoll: First litmus test for MP’s Kamal Nath government

Bhopal, Oct 11 (IANS) The upcoming bypoll to the Jhabua Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh on October 21 is expected to be the litmus test for the state’s Kamal Nath government.... Read more »

How Maharashtra, Karnataka & Tamil Nadu Use Outdated State Laws To Acquire Land

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Nihar Gokhale, Land Conflict Watch New Delhi: Maharashtra and Karnataka are using decades-old land acquisition laws–similar to a now-defunct colonial-era law–to acquire land for large projects, bypassing a more... Read more »

Mahatma Gandhi on Caste: the Varna-Ashrama System

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Krishnan Nandela Gandhi is widely criticized as a proponent of the Varna-ashrama system. Yes, Gandhi was a proponent of the Varna system and belief in the varna-ashrama system was... Read more »

This is not Ram Rajya, but Nathuram Rajya

Jhansi, Oct 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday that with fake encounters claiming lives almost every day in Uttar Pradesh, the state was facing ‘Nathuram'(Godse) Rajya and not... Read more »

Battle of Aarey: SC to adjudicate

By Amiya Kumar Kushwaha New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Since its establishment as a milk colony in 1949, Mumbais Aarey area has undergone many changes but has succeeded in maintaining its biodiversity.... Read more »

Chakma tribals’ bodies slam Mizoram for ‘false’ campaign

Aizawl, Oct 9 (IANS) Various Chakma tribals’ organisations on Wednesday criticised the Mizoram government and Chief Minister Zoramthanga for an alleged ‘false campaign against the Chakmas and mistreatment to the students in... Read more »

Amalgamation of modern and traditional

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANSlife) The 12th edition of IFFD’s India Runway Week saw a blend of Indian and western design on the ramp with focus on the handloom, sustainability, and social... Read more »

Rebels keep parties on tenterhooks in Maharashtra

BY QUAID NAJMI   Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) All political parties, especially the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena, in Maharashtra are on tenterhooks as sheer rebellion could sour prospects of official candidates in... Read more »

Mayawati pledges to fulfil Kanshi Ram’s dreams

Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) National President of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati on Wednesday paid tributes to Kanshi Ram on his 13th death anniversary. She also pledged to fulfil all his... Read more »

BJP confident of winning all 11 seats in UP bypoll

Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is confident of winning all the 11 Assembly seats in the bypoll to be held on October 21. “The mood... Read more »

Why Nitish could play it safe in 2020 polls

BY RAHUL VATSA (15:10)  Recently, a big hoarding was prominently displayed outside the Janata Dal (United) office in Patna saying, ‘Kyun Karen Vichar, Thike to Hain Nitish Kumar?’ It was not in accordance... Read more »

Yogi’s encounter policy boosts UP’s trigger-happy cops

By Amita Verma Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) When a Chief Minister announces, “Agar apradh karenge to thok diye jayenge’, the state police, without doubt, becomes trigger-happy. The killing of ‘hardened’ criminals in... Read more »

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How I was stalked & stopped when I ventured inside Aarey

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Harish Iyer In wake of the indiscriminate and cowardly felling of trees in Aarey, I decided to go check things out on the ground myself. While I could not... Read more »

Branding incidents of violence as ‘lynching’ defames India: Mohan Bhagwat, RSS

Source: Sabrangindia.in A book should never be judged by its cover neither a news report by the headline! When ANI put out this story, Lynching alien concept to Bharat, has its references... Read more »

MP school designed as train to attract children

Bhopal, Oct 7 (IANS) Authorities in Madhya Pradesh’s Dindori district has designed a government school to look like a train aimed at attracting children and increaseing student count. Dindora is one of... Read more »

Dissent emerges over new UP Congress committee

Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) Within hours of the announcement of the new Congress team in Uttar Pradesh, rumblings of dissent have started surfacing in the party ranks. Party leaders are upset over... Read more »

Priyanka to camp in Lucknow for UP brainstorming session

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) After overhauling the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee, party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be visiting Lucknow where she has called a meeting of all the newly-appointed office... Read more »

Delhi’s Sewerage Master Plan 2031 ‘accepts’: Some sewers can be cleaned manually

Source: Counterview.net A civil society report, giving details of 18 deaths of manual scavengers across the national capital since 2017, has regretted that these have occurred with “growing in frequency” despite the... Read more »

Arunachal CM stresses an Arunachali identity

Itanagar, Oct 2 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Wednesday called upon the people that Arunachali as an identity must come first before one’s respective tribe. “There are certain... Read more »