Jaipur Police on Tuesday issued a notice to sociologist Ashis Nandy asking him to appear before it in connection with his controversial remarks against SC and STs at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
The Jaipur police on Monday examined the footage of Ashis Nandy's "controversial statement" and asked the Jaipur Literature Festival organisers not to leave Jaipur without informing the police.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot today said the controversial comment of author Ashis Nandy about ST, SC and OBC was an example of "mental bankruptcy".
Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid along with pacer S Sreesanth and all-rounder Ashok Menaria cheered thousands of runners who participated in the Jaipur Marathon in Jaipur today.
The usually reticent Rahul Gandhi showed a rare expressive side to him at the All India Congress Committee session here Sunday, sharing family stories and connecting with the audience.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said the "shameful social attitudes that lead to unspeakable atrocities" on women would not be tolerated, and noted that the gang rape in Delhi on December 16 last year had shaken the country. Aurangzeb Naqshbandi reports.
The government and the Congress has failed to convey the success in bringing inclusive development to the people due to shortcomings in communication strategy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today.
Putting the onus for improvement of bilateral ties on Pak, PM Manmohan Singh on Sunday said his govt was continuously reviewing ties with Islamabad after the January 8 incident along the LoC. HT
In a strategic change, the Congress has included the middle class in its description of "aam aadmi" ahead of the coming elections in nine states and the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
The issue of alliances in the 2014 general elections did not find mention in the Jaipur Declaration, adopted by the Congress on Sunday, though the issue was discussed by a sub-group on emerging political challenges at the Chintan Shivir in Jaipur.
"My mother came to my room and cried... because she understands that power is poison," Rahul Gandhi said on Sunday in a highly emotional speech after taking over the new mantle.
Addressing the AICC session in Jaipur, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today made an emotional speech in which he said, 'the Congress party is now my life and people of India are my life.' Power is akin to poison: Rahul Gandhi
The Congress Sunday defended home minister Sushilkumar Shinde who provoked the BJP by saying its ideological mentor RSS was promoting Hindu terrorism in its training camps.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the government will make all amendments in the law needed to ensure more safety for women and added that women should be encouraged to come out in public places.