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'Love Jihad': BJP's New Poll Cry in Uttar Pradesh
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Aug 17, 2014
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday August 25, 2014
Accusing the police of harassment, the woman who took on a group of attackers single handedly on a busy street in Meerut, said on Sunday that the cops were dilly-dallying in acting against the accused and threatened to commit suicide if she does not ...
India | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Niha Masih) | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Using the alleged gang-rape of a Hindu woman in Meerut, the BJP has chosen to give a communal edge to violence against women in Uttar Pradesh, saying in its political resolution that crimes against women are rising.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 24, 2014
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday pledged to oust the "anti-people" Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh, accusing it of promoting and patronizing "love jihad" in the state.
India | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Niha Masih) | Sunday August 24, 2014
The concept of 'love-jihad' floated by Hindutva groups - of a deep-rooted Muslim conspiracy to woo Hindu girls on false pretenses - has now been adopted by the BJP in Uttar Pradesh as one of its key agendas for the state.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday August 23, 2014
A two-day meet of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit will begin in the temple town of Vrindavan today.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
Taking a dig at politics of dynasty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that times have changed and now surnames do not seem to matter in politics.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Monday August 18, 2014
A five-member committee set up to look into the communal clashes that rocked Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur last month has named BJP Member of Parliament Raghav Lakhanpal as a key accused. The report, submitted to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, also blam...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
By-elections to the Lok Sabha seats vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will be held on September 13, the Election Commission today announced.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 13, 2014
Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav has said he is ready to join hands with arch rival Mayawati, "if Lalu Yadav mediates". He may have said it as a joke, but Mayawati was serious when she declared, "I will never join hands with Mulayam."
India | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Sachin Tendulkar has applied for leave to remain absent from the Rajya Sabha from July 7, when the Budget session began, to August 14, when it ends.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A woman's allegation that she was kidnapped, gang-raped and forced into religious conversion has led to tension in an area on the outskirts of Meerut town in Uttar Pradesh.
Cities | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A woman's allegation that she was kidnapped, gang-raped and forced into religious conversion has led to tension in a part of Meerut town in Uttar Pradesh.
India | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Tuesday August 5, 2014
In what seems to have caused much heartburn in the Samajwadi Party, expelled leader Amar Singh today shared the stage with party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at an event in Lucknow, signaling a rapprochement after a bitter political feud.
India | Rahul Shrivastava | Monday August 4, 2014
Faced by a united Opposition, the government has deferred its plan to table the Insurance Bill in Parliament on Monday. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu told NDTV that the government plans to build consensus on the bill and will meet lea...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
A photograph purportedly showing Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with a man accused of last week's violent clashes in Saharanpur has sparked a controversy.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 1, 2014
The Opposition today created ruckus in Rajya Sabha over the issue of regional language aspirants having a disadvantage in Civil Services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) leading to two adjournments during Question H...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Curfew in the riot-hit town of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh will be relaxed for five hours today from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm in the new city, and from 2 pm to 7 pm in old city areas. Three people were killed and 24 injured in clashes during the weekend i...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Eid prayers began at 8.45 this morning in riot-ravaged Saharanpur, where curfew has been lifted between 7 am and 11 am and will also relaxed between 3 pm and 7 pm. Three people were killed and 24 injured in clashes on the weekend in the Uttar Prades...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 28, 2014
Hitting out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the recent communal clashes in Saharanpur, the BJP today alleged that the clashes were a result of the "administrative laxity" and "failure" of the law and order in the state.
India | Tanima Biswas | Sunday July 27, 2014
Curfew is still on in Saharanpur, a day after violent clashes between two groups that killed three and injured 33, including policemen.