The survey, conducted in late 2018, covered a random sample of 1,550 households in 11 districts of the four States, which collectively have two-fifths of the country’s rural population.
A 36-year-old woman filed a petition with the court. She wanted the parents of her girlfriend to release after they restrained her in their house against her will. Her girlfriend had left her house she shared with her husband in October after getting married in 2016
The complainant told the police that she was under pressure to withdraw her complaint. She had also alleged that the accused touched her inappropriately. “I was the only Muslim student [in the bus],” she had tweeted.
A 45-year old Muslim man was assaulted for allegedly selling beef in Biswanath in Assam. The incident came to light after a video where mobs were seen beating the man in the broad daylight went viral on social media on Monday.
The list named ’10 most urgent list’ published monthly by one free press coalition features journalists such as La Jornada correspondent Miroslava Breach Velducea who was murdered in the state of Chihuahua in connection to her reporting on links between politicians and organized crime.
Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement (IESM) has written a letter to military veterans and the Arm Forces chief protesting against the use of the phrase ‘PM’s Sena/Modi Sena’ by BJP chief Amit Shah.
The CPI(M) proposed stoppage of mass surveillance, a statutory minimum wage of not less than Rs 18,000 per month and curbing monopolies over telecom and internet service platforms in its manifesto for the coming Lok Sabha elections.
Congress sources have indicated that Priyanka Gandhi, the party general secretary in charge of east Uttar Pradesh, will not contest against PM Modi because it will weaken the campaign in the rest of the state.
Ahead of 2019 elections, Safai Karmachari Andolan released their manifesto on Thursday.
A collective of 150 scientists has appealed to voters to “reject those who lynch or assault people” and vote against “ inequality, intimidation, discrimination, and unreason.”