Eyeing the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat for former JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, Communist Party of India leader D. Raja will be meeting Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad in a Ranchi jail on January 19.
Indian General Election, 2019
Leaders from 22 parties were present at the ‘United India Rally’ in Kolkata, organised by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.
Sen said the threats received by actor Naseeruddin Shah and politics over cattle slaughter were examples of attempts being made to “excite” the public. “I think what we see is an organised attempt at making the country smaller, meaner, nastier and more divided
On Saturday, In the 4th edition of Kerala Literature Festival, Sohini Ghose who shared the dais with Arundhati Roy asked her about the politics in Roy’s non-fiction works.
I am sorry to state that I haven’t seen so far, any other Muslim MP, including all big names be that religious scholars using parliamentary forum so effectively as Owasi. It is not so easy for a one-man party MP to make his/her presence felt in Lok Sabha.
“No justification in issuing the ordinance, it is purely passed with political motives and an eye on 2019 elections. It proposes criminalising a civil wrong. It is not there in Hindu law or Christian law, then why only in Muslim law?” he asked.