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Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi : Will take over 449 schools only as last resort

Two days after the Delhi government told the Delhi High Court that they have processed the proposal to issue showcause notices for taking over managements of over 400 private schools, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said taking over the schools will only be a “last resort”. On Wednesday, the government had told …

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Blame Game: BJP leader blames own government after being held for cows starving to death in his gaushala

The main gate of Shagun Gaushala, in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district, has the lotus emblazoned on it. Inside, amid the stench of death, hundreds of cows stand, weak and hungry, their ribs showing. Then, there are the carcasses of those that died over the week. Some are rotting in the fields …

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Bihar’s Rs 700 crore Srijan Scandal : How a Bihar NGO siphoned off crores in govt funds under govt nose — with some help

Over 10 years and across two governments, of JD(U)-BJP and the RJD-JDU, one Bhagalpur NGO allegedly siphoned off an estimated Rs 700 crore of public funds. Nine FIRs and 12 arrests later, the Bihar government ordered a CBI probe Thursday. An investigation by The Indian Express of police records, bank statements and …

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No, Hamid Ansari’s budget was not six times that of the President

“OMG Vice President’s budget is six times that of the President.” or “Vice President spent seven times more than the Prime Minister on foreign travel“, you must have heard statements like this from multiple fake news websites and twitter handles after ex VP Hamid Ansari completed his term. Even though …

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Yogi Adityanath: If I cannot stop namaz on road, I have no right to stop Janmashtami at thana

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Wednesday said that if he cannot stop the offering of namaz on roads during Eid, he has no right to stop celebration of Janmashtami at police stations. “Agar mai sadak par Eid ke din namaz padhne pe rok nahi laga sakta to mujhe koi …

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Before Laying Down Life, CRPF Man Unfurled Flag. Today, Wife Took His Place

The Independence Day celebrations at Srinagar’s CRPF 49 battalion this year was overshadowed by grief. Thirty-two-year-old Neha Tripathi, her little daughter by her side, was unfurling the flag. Last year, it was her husband, Commandant Pramod Kumar, who performed the same task. Within a couple of hours, he was dead. …

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Tripura Chief Minister Alleges Doordarshan  AIR Refused To Broadcast His Independence-Day Speech

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar alleged on Tuesday that Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) refused to broadcast his Independence Day address unless he “reshaped” it and termed it as an “undemocratic, autocratic and intolerant step”. There was no immediate reaction from the Prasar Bharati, which runs Doordarshan and All …

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Amit Shah’s shocker on Gorakhpur tragedy: Such incidents happen

Amid deaths of several children in a Gorakhpur hospital, BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said such tragedies have happened even in the Congress regime. Shah also dismissed the Congress’ demand for resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the incident. BJP president Amit Shah “It’s the job …

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Activist Jean Dreze Cuts Short Speech after being Heckled By Jharkhand Minister

Development economist Jean Dreze was forced to cut short his speech at a programme in Jharkhand after the state’s agriculture minister Randhir Kumar Singh heckled him, reportedly because he was offended at his references to the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, the BJP’s ideological mentor. A day later, several prominent activists gathered …

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Rajasthan IAS officer condemned for posting fake news, deletes tweet against Karnataka government

Controversial IAS officer, Sanjay Dixit, once again faced Twitter roasting on Saturday after he posted a ‘fake’ news from his handle. His action caused widespread outrage with Karnataka government issuing an instant rebuttal making it clear that the tweet posted by Dixit was fake. Dixit, known for posting pro-Hindutva and …

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