Tag: Uttar Pradesh

BJP’s politics of hatred rears its head again: Dalit student murdered

News Analysis | Dilip Saroj, 24, was a Dalit second year law student at the Allahabad Degree College in Uttar Pradesh. He was killed after...

Hindutva group demand quilts and heaters to protect Ram statue from...

News Analysis | In a bizarre turn of events, Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) along with temple authorities at a shrine in Uttar Pradesh (UP) in...

Police crossfire kills eight-year-old in India

AFP | An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed in police crossfire in northern India, an officer said Thursday. Madhav Bharadwaj was playing with friends...

Muslim burnt alive by Hindutva extremists highlights anti Islamic terror wave

News Analysis | In a horrific incident, a Muslim man was burnt alive in Rajasthan by Indian extremists for being in a relationship with a...

India’s Identity Under Modi’s Shadow

Maham Gillani | Identity is the “understanding of self in relation to the other. ”Identity is a product of a number of factors that include...

Sindhi Cultural Day: One of Pakistan’s greatest strengths

News Analysis | Sindhi Cultural Day was celebrated throughout Sindh on Sunday, with great enthusiasm and fervour. The event celebrated on the first Sunday of...

Yogi Adityanath responds as war of words over Taj Mahal escalates

News Analysis | A day after one of his party's legislators said the Taj Mahal doesn't represent Indian culture, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Adityanath waded...

Taj Mahal: No longer part of Indian history?

News Analysis | According to Indian media, the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh (UP) has removed the Taj Mahal from its official list of tourist...

India: World’s fourth worst place for a woman?

News Analysis | Authorities in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have ordered an inquiry after police beat female university students protesting against an...

The beginning of the Bengal hybrid war

Saikat Bhattacharya | Bengal delta is located to the east of South Asia. It is also called Gang-Brahmaputra delta which is also the largest delta in...

Modi’s calls to “Do or Die” to end poverty

News Analysis | Narendra Modi, while addressing Lok Sabha on the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, stressed upon the importance of improving economic indicators...

30 years after marriage, Indian women say their husbands’ names for...

In many parts of India, a woman will go to great lengths to avoid saying her husband’s name and even that of elder men...

Indian High Court Judge says “Peacocks don’t have sex”, See how...

The somewhat bizarre remark that "peacocks don’t have sex" came from Mahesh Chandra Sharma, the judge of the Rajasthan High Court, has led to...

Dalits asked to ‘get cleaned’ before meeting the UP Chief Minister

News Analysis | The firebrand Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath is once again in the headlines as a zealot Hindu. Shockingly residents of...

Killing people in the name of meat-politics in India?

Aftab Alam | Indolent Indian cows sitting or eating on the busiest roads of the country’s cities are common sights for anyone who has ever...

Yogi Adityanath’s First step: Bans Muslims from Selling Meat

Yogi Adityanath, the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP), India, who is known for his vitriolic anti-Muslim language, has started in his first...

‘Muslim Women Should be Taken from their Graves and Raped’: Where...

The choice of Yogi Adityanath of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, in the countries most populous state (200...

Modi remains popular but faces disappointed voters in UP..!

Prashant Jha | Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced ‘disappointed voters’ in Uttar Pradesh, India’s biggest state...

Indian Education Minister ‘diseases can be cured by strolling near a...

The Indian cow is apparently omnipotent, or so it would seem from the latest comment made by the country's education minister, Vasudev Devnani. Earlier, according to him,...

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