As a society, India must admit that religious extremism and hatred are deeply entrenched in its sociocultural body politic. On December 6, 2017, a Muslim migrant laborer, Mohammed Afrazul, was hacked to death and set on fire by an unemployed Hindu fanatic Shambhu Lal Regar in a small, sleepy Indian town of Rajsamand.
By Ranjit Devraj [NEW DELHI] India’s ambitious plans to force its 1.3 billion citizens to use biometric identity cards to access government benefits have fallen foul of the country’s highest court which says the project could undermine rights to privacy. After finding that the biometric ID, referred to as
Project on 800 acres at Heti (Kundi) village in Vidarbha Nagpur: Union minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari had on Friday requested Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to consider providing 1,000 acres of land to Yoga guru Ramdev for a cow-based project in Vidarbha. On Sunday, Gadkari announced that the
Mumbai: The Centre slashed goods and services tax rates to avoid a drubbing in the Gujarat polls, the Shiv Sena claimed today while dubbing the Bharatiya Janata Party an “expert in gaining political mileage and publicity” from any issue. In the biggest goods and services tax rejig yet, tax rates