The Maratha Kranti Morcha, which has been spearheading the agitation, said post the verdict, the resentment within the community was widespread and that they feel that the state government failed to present its case before the top court
The Delhi High Court was hearing a petition that argues that the Hindu Marriage Act allows any two Hindus to get married without discriminating between them based on their sexual orientation.
In a series of tweets and a video message in Hindi, on the occasion of Hindi Divas, Shah said Hindi is an unbreakable part of Indian culture and it has been an effective and powerful medium of national unity and identity since the freedom struggle.
The theme of the 'Seva Saptah' programme will be ‘seventy’ as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will turn 70 on September 17.
By imposing exceedingly severe jail terms, perhaps more harm is being done to drug users than by their use of the drugs
Naveen Patnaik made the announcement after his JD(U) and Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar called him up in the morning, a CMO release said.
Troops carrying arms and grabbing of No-Man’s Land is the new normal
Devendra Fadnavis also took potshots at Uddhav Thackeray, who has succeeded him as Maharashtra chief minister, saying that the Shiv Sena chief seemed to be "more interested in fighting Kangana than battling corona".
The Parliament's monsoon session, first in the COVID-19 era, is expected to be stormy as the Opposition has plans to corner the government over a host of contentious issues such as handling of the pandemic, economic crisis, rise of unemployment and dismal GDP figures.
As soon as the House assembled for the first time since the Coronavirus outbreak, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla paid glowing tributes to the departed leaders and security personnel who have laid down their lives while protecting the nation since March.
Adhering to COVID-19 protocols would mean that the Parliament session will have many firsts. The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha will sit on alternate days so that members can maintain physical distancing by being spread over both chambers. Even the visitor galleries will be occupied by the MPs
In the first, the two Houses-- the Lok Sabha and the Rajay Sabha-- will work in separate shifts without any weekend offs for the members who would not be allowed inside the premises without a negative COVID-19 report and a mask.
Modi's praise of alliance partner Kumar came weeks ahead of the elections that are likely in October-November, as he dedicated three petroleum projects worth nearly Rs 900 crore to people. These included a gas pipeline that extended from Durgapur in West Bengal to Banka in Bihar.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a bitter critic of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, said his focus would be to eat into the vote share of both the TMC and the BJP, and restore secular ethos in the state, which has long been "overshadowed by the sectarian politics" practised by the two parties.
Parliament Monsoon session highlights: The 18-day Monsoon Session of Parliament is being held amid unprecedented precautionary measures against COVID-19 due to a continuing spike in cases.
The 18-day session is being held amid unprecedented precautionary measures against COVID-19 due to a continuing spike in cases. On the eve of the session, the Union Health Ministry reported 94,372 fresh cases in 24 hours.
Rahul Gandhi had wished those appearing for NEET earlier in the day while taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
On August 31, the top court ordered that the slums along the tracks be removed within three months and said there should be no political interference in executing the plan.
Abdullah's presence is bound to draw attention to the allegations that some leaders in J&K were placed under detention illegally
Elections for the 243-member Bihar Assembly are due in October-November this year.
The parliament is scheduled to start from Monday and will conclude on October 1.
Asked about the organisational changes made by Gandhi and the subsequent reported statements by some leaders who had written to her over party reforms, Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said he had not seen a single statement by any Congress leader on the issue and cannot comment on that.
Parliament had adjourned sine die due to the coronavirus pandemic in March
The idea is that if the party can successfully win back the Brahmins and a section of Dalits, it can then hope to catch on to the imagination of the minorities as well.
The 74-year-old Raghuvansh Prasad Singh was being treated at AIIMS Delhi reportedly for post-COVID complications. He had tested positive for the virus in June.