Swami Agnivesh, social activist; Teesta Setalvad, human rights activist; Justice PB Sawant (Retd); Niranjan Takale, journalist and Sripad Sabnis, litterateur spoke on the topic ‘Lok Sabha elections and challenges before the country read more
Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Sunday said he might approach the Supreme Court for a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the attack on him two weeks back in Jharkhand, in which, he claimed, there had been no probe or arrest yet. read more
Rahul Gandhi made an aggressive attack on the BJP-led central government during a debate on a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha today, peppering his hour-long speech with constant barbs at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who, he alleged, “cannot look me in the eye.” Gandhi after ending his speech walked over to the Prime Minister and hugged him.
Strap: Santhal Paragana commissioner and deputy inspector general visited Pakur and collected evidences. Police still clueless about the named accused, while accused claimed they were in town read more
A day after he was thrashed allegedly by BJP youth wing workers, Agnivesh said he wanted to raise the issue with Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu but could not meet her on Wednesday as his appointment of 11 am was cancelled. read more
Social activist Swami Agnivesh was allegedly attacked on Tuesday by workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s youth wing in Jharkhand’s Pakur district, police said, prompting chief minister Raghubar Das to order a probe into the incident. Agnivesh said he suspected it to be a sponsored assault and demanded a judicial probe. “As soon as I came out of the venue, BJYM and ABVP activists attacked me without any provocation. They alleged that I was speaking against Hindus,” he was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. “I thought Jharkhand was a peaceful state, but my views have changed after this incident,” he said. (HT Correspondent )read more
Lawyer Mariam Faruqui pays tribute to Asma Jahangir at an event in remembrance and celebration of her life at India Habitat Centre on February 15, 2018. Asma Jilani Jahangir (1952-2018), among the most prominent names from the peace movement in South Asia, passed away on February 11, in Lahore, Pakistan.