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Bulandshahr violence: Slain cop's family wants accused back in jail

27 Aug 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Slain cop's family wants accused back in jail

Days after seven men accused of inciting violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr last year were given bail, the family of the cop who lost his life in the mayhem has asked Uttar Pradesh government to send them back to jail.

Bulandshahr-violence accused get hero's welcome, UP-government says 'no big deal'

26 Aug 2019

Bulandshahr-violence accused get hero's welcome, UP-government says 'no big deal'

For the Uttar Pradesh government, the hero's welcome bestowed on men, accused of inciting violence in Bulandshahr which led to the death of a cop, is no "big deal".

Rename JNU as Modi National University: BJP's singer-MP Hans Raj

18 Aug 2019

Rename JNU as Modi National University: BJP's singer-MP Hans Raj

Singer and BJP MP Hans Raj Hans has said that Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi should be renamed as "Modi National University (MNU)" after PM Narendra Modi.

BJP mixing religion and politics with 'Jai Shri Ram': Mamata

03 Jun 2019

BJP mixing religion and politics with 'Jai Shri Ram': Mamata

The slogan 'Jai Shri Ram' has taken center stage in West Bengal politics. In the last couple of days, workers of BJP mouthed the words in front of several Trinamool leaders, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

08 Mar 2019

Mamata Banerjee's photo with 'Famous Bengali Legends' sparks outrage

The presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a billboard titled 'Famous Bengali Legends' has sparked outrage.

Raising 'Khalistan Zindabad' slogans, Sikh separatists hold protest in US

27 Jan 2019

Raising 'Khalistan Zindabad' slogans, Sikh separatists hold protest in US

A small group of Sikh separatists held a protest in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington during which they tried to burn the tricolour on the Republic Day, a move slammed by local Sikh community.

BJP MLA's shocker: Bomb those who feel unsafe in India

04 Jan 2019

BJP MLA's shocker: Bomb those who feel unsafe in India

Adding to the long list of problematic statements of leaders, BJP MLA from Muzaffarpur Vikram Saini has said those who feel afraid in India should be bombed.

President Kovind unveils bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Australia

22 Nov 2018

President Kovind unveils bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Australia

President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Sydney (Australia) and said his powerful message of non-violence and peaceful coexistence is relevant in these times of strife.

West Bengal: After meeting Amit Shah, four families join TMC

30 Jun 2018

West Bengal: After meeting Amit Shah, four families join TMC

In what is sure to leave Bharatiya Janata Party red-faced, four families who reportedly met party president Amit Shah have joined Trinamool Congress on Friday.

Now, Amit Shah says 'censoring' Vande Mataram led to partition

28 Jun 2018

Now, Amit Shah says 'censoring' Vande Mataram led to partition

Taking his despise for Congress further, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said Congress was responsible for India's partition in 1947.

BJP MLA: Not a Hindu, if you don't join RSS

06 Feb 2018

BJP MLA: Not a Hindu, if you don't join RSS

BJP MLA from Hyderabad T Raja Singh has claimed that those who don't attend RSS' daily meetings aren't "true Hindus."

'Is chanting Hindustan Zindabad a crime?': Kasganj victim's family wonders

28 Jan 2018

'Is chanting Hindustan Zindabad a crime?': Kasganj victim's family wonders

The 22-year-old man killed in UP's Kasganj on Republic Day, Chandan Gupta, was shot dead for refusing to say 'Pakistan Zindabad,' his family has claimed.

'Would you rather salute Afzal Guru?' Naidu on 'Vande-Mataram' protests

08 Dec 2017

'Would you rather salute Afzal Guru?' Naidu on 'Vande-Mataram' protests

Vice president Venkaiah Naidu has lashed out at those opposing the 'Vande Mataram' slogan, asking, "If not your mother, whom would you salute, Afzal Guru?"

Guwahati civic body mandates daily singing of national anthem

06 Nov 2017

Guwahati civic body mandates daily singing of national anthem

Less than a week after the Jaipur municipal corporation mandated daily singing of the national anthem by staff, the Guwahati civic body has now followed suit.

'Sing anthem or go to Pakistan': Rule for Jaipur employees

01 Nov 2017

'Sing anthem or go to Pakistan': Rule for Jaipur employees

Jaipur civic body employees will now have to compulsorily attend renditions of the national anthem before work and the national song after work daily.

Mohammad Kaif hails triple talaq verdict, gets trolled

23 Aug 2017

Mohammad Kaif hails triple talaq verdict, gets trolled

Several celebrities, especially cricketers, have had to face abuses by trolls online for relatively 'normal' things, like when Mohammad Shami celebrated his daughter's birthday, or when Mohammad Kaif played chess with his son.

Mumbai locals: Special police squads deployed to nab miscreants

14 Aug 2017

Mumbai locals: Special police squads deployed to nab miscreants

In light of rising incidents of molestation on Mumbai local trains, government railway police (GRP) has pressed special teams into service to nab miscreants on the spot.

Parliament Day 11: Mob lynching issue rocks session

31 Jul 2017

Parliament Day 11: Mob lynching issue rocks session

The issue of mob lynchings took the Parliament by storm on its 11th day. Comments by TMC's Saugata Roy drew particular ire.

Madras HC makes Vande Mataram in schools, offices mandatory

25 Jul 2017

Madras HC makes Vande Mataram in schools, offices mandatory

As the SC awaits the Centre's response on making singing of Vande Mataram compulsory in schools, the Madras HC has already reached a decision.

Disrespect to anthem: ABVP members halt match at Jammu University

08 Apr 2017

Disrespect to anthem: ABVP members halt match at Jammu University

Alleged ABVP members stormed the grounds of Jammu University on April 8 and halted an inter-university football match, alleging "Kashmiri" students had disrespected the national anthem.

Major disaster averted at IGI Airport

02 Feb 2017

Major disaster averted at IGI Airport

An IndiGo flight veered dangerously close to a Jet Airways aircraft after crossing the centerline on Runway 28 due to "low visibility". Officials alerted the plane authorities in time.