India  /  Published 18.02.22

SC lifts stay on private quota

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a high court stay on the Haryana government law making it mandatory for private companies to provide 75 per cent jobs to residents of the state. The top court ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.02.22

SC early hearing for namaz plea

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to early hearing of a plea seeking contempt proceedings against senior Haryana officials for failing to prevent hate speeches and the disruption of open-air Friday n...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.12.21

‘Jai Shri Ram’ at Xmas event

A group of Hindutva activists barged into a school in Gurgaon on Friday evening and disrupted Christmas Eve activities, chanting “Jai Shri Ram” and “Bharat Mata ki jai”. Sourc...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.12.21

Contempt plea over Gurgaon namaz hate

A former MP on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to start contempt proceedings against Haryana’s chief secretary and police chief for allegedly allowing Rightwing groups to deliver “hate sp...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.21

Letters to the Editor: Professional two-timing has spiked owing to employees working from home

Twice the load Sir — Indians know all too well the phnakibaaj kerani who cheats on his work with leisure. But apparently, the pandemic has given rise to a new class of people who chea...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 11.12.21

Khattar bars namaz in open in Gurgaon

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said that prayers by Muslims in open spaces “will not be tolerated” and withdrew consent to Friday namaz at designated open-air sites i...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.21

No ‘namaz’ in open spaces: Khattar

With several Hindu outfits objecting to Friday prayers being offered in open spaces in Gurgaon, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the practice of offering 'namaz' in the open &qu...
By Our bureau and PTI

India  /  Published 19.11.21

In Gurgaon, doors open for namaz

Akshay Yadav has offered his 1,000sqft commercial space in Gurgaon for namaz, pointing out that “I don’t want our children to fight among themselves for being Hindu or Muslim”. The ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.21

Spin masters: The BJP

A pep talk is necessary when the chips are down. This principle perhaps explains the tenor of most of the speeches delivered at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s national executive meeting. The onus,...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 06.11.21

Namaz at fewer sites amid fear

Friday namaz took place at fewer locations in Gurgaon with worshippers avoiding spots where pujas were held, at a time Hindutva and residents’ groups have opposed Friday prayers in open spaces. ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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