For Unnao rape victim, what good governance? If a CBI probe overseen by Supreme Court is her only hope, that says a lot
Kuldeep Sengar is finally expelled from the BJP and the UP authorities give the Unnao rape case sudden attention after the SC takes cognisance. The contrast with earlier is striking.
Muzaffarnagar's Justice Runs Late: Victims of 2013's horrific rapes and murders await closure, perhaps in vain
45 cases, including gangrape and murder, have seen over 150 accused acquitted by lower courts. Allegations of intimidation and bribery run rife. But the govt seems reluctant to appeal further.
Yogi Adityanath declared 17 OBC communities to be treated as Scheduled Castes. Didn't he know that only Parliament has this power?
That fuzzy 'anti-national': Yogi Adityanath’s diktat to private universities in UP is confounding many, and scaring some
UP CM’s recent ordinance, banning ‘anti-national’ activities on campuses, has left many wondering just why such an order was needed when there are already sufficient laws on this?
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Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were booked for sedition. Charges could never be proved and yet they suffered. This ordinance could only worsen that scenario.
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Because The Emergency ended. Didn't it? Prashant Kanojia and Priyanka Sharma cases have us wondering
From Jawaharlal Nehru to Rajiv Gandhi, powerful assaults on our freedom of speech have been made by famed netas. Narendra Modi criticised this. But how does he explain the Prashant Kanojia event?
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The BJP stormed to power in UP promising to end 'jungle raj'. But the same reign of lawlessness seems to have only increased, this time, with journalists at the receiving end of police power.
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