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इंटरनेट डेस्क। कांग्रेस की पूर्व राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्ष सोनिया गांधी ने लोकसभा चुनाव के बीच में लेकर पीएम मोदी और भाजपा सरकार पर निशाना साधा है। सीपीपी चेयरपर्सन सोनिया गांधी ने विभिन्न मुद्दों को लेकर केन्द्र की भाजपा सरकार पर निशाना साधा है। कांग्रेस की ओर से सोनिया गांधी का वीडियो जारी किया गया है।

इसके माध्यम से सोनिया गांधी ने कहा कि मेरे प्यारे भाइयों और बहनों। आज देश के हर कोने में युवा-बेरोजगारी, महिलाएं-अत्याचार, दलित, आदिवासी, पिछड़े और माइनॉरिटी-भयंकर भेदभाव झेल रहे हैं। ऐसा माहौल प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी और बीजेपी की नीयत की वजह से है। उनका ध्यान किसी भी कीमत पर सिर्फ सत्ता हासिल करने के पीछे है। उन्होंने राजनीतिक लाभ के लिए नफरत को बढ़ावा दिया है।

कांग्रेस ने देश को मजबूत करने के लिए किया है संघर्ष
कांग्रेस पार्टी और मैंने हमेशा सभी की तरक्की और वंचितों को न्याय दिलाने के साथ ही देश को मजबूत करने के लिए संघर्ष किया है। हमारा न्याय पत्र और हमारी गारंटियों का मकसद भी देश को एकजुट रखना और गरीबों, महिलाओं, किसानों, श्रमिकों और वंचित समुदायों को ताकत देना है। कांग्रेस और इंडिया गठबंधन संविधान और लोकतंत्र की रक्षा के लिए समर्पित है। सभी के उज्ज्वल भविष्य के लिए कांग्रेस को वोट दें और साथ मिलकर मजबूत और एकजुट भारत बनाएं। धन्यवाद, जय हिंद।

तीसरे चरण में हुआ है 93 सीटों के लिए मतदान
देश में तीन चरणों का लोकसभा चुनाव हो चुका है। तीसरे चरण में मंगलवार को देश के 11 राज्यों की 93 सीटों के लिए मतदान हुआ है। अब चौथे चरण का मतदान 13 मई को होगा। देश में सात चरणों में लोकसभा चुनाव होने के बाद चार जून को परिणाम आएगा।

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अपडेट खबरों के लिए हमारावॉट्सएप चैनलफोलो करें

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Tuesday removed her nephew Akash Anand as the party’s national coordinator and her political successor “until he attains maturity”.

While she did not elaborate on what had led to her decision, this comes 10 days after Anand, along with other party leaders, was booked by Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly promoting enmity after he used alleged unparliamentary language while criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party government at a rally.

“I had declared Akash Anand as the national coordinator and my successor, but in the larger interest of the party and the movement, he is being divested of both these important responsibilities until he attains full maturity,” Mayawati said in a social media post on Tuesday.

She added that Akash Anand’s father, Anand Kumar, will continue his responsibilities in the party.

“The BSP leadership is not going to shy away from making every sacrifice in the interest of the party and the movement and in taking forward the caravan of Babasaheb Dr Ambedkar,” she said.

At the election rally in Sitapur on April 28, Anand had described the BJP as a “government of traitors”.

“Where children go hungry, where women and girls face abuse, where the youth are jobless, and where people are exploited under the guise of free rations, there…

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Following the battle in the Supreme Court to get the State Bank of India to reveal data about electoral bonds in a manner that allowed donors to be matched with the political parties that received them, it is clear that the elephant in the room is black money – or to put it unambiguously, cash.

Electoral bonds, which the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional on February 15, were paper instruments that anyone could buy from the State Bank of India and donate to a political party. It allowed donors to make ostensibly anonymous contributions to political parties. However, while parties knew the identity of their donors, the public did not. This, as the court noted, made the scheme vulnerable to quid pro quos.

Even though the government of the day claimed that the scheme would eliminate unaccounted funds from the political system, this did not happen. For instance, Subash Chandra Garg, a former secretary of economic affairs, estimated in a television discussion that electoral bonds did not fund more than more than 10% of the total election-related expenditure. “So, there is an enormous amount of black and other corrupted money which is into the system,” Garg said.

It is clear that India can try any convoluted or complicated scheme, be…

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday told human rights activist Gautam Navlakha that he would have to pay the costs incurred by the National Investigation Agency towards his house arrest in the Bhima Koregaon case, reported Live Law.

On March 7, the agency told the Supreme Court that Navlakha was liable to pay Rs 1.64 crore as the cost of his security.

Navlakha, 70, is among 16 academicians, activists and lawyers who were charged under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for their alleged role in instigating caste violence at Bhima Koregaon near Pune in January 2018. He has been in jail since August 2018 and under house arrest since November 2022 on grounds of his poor health.

Appearing for Navlakha in court on Tuesday, advocate Shadan Farasat said that paying the expenses was of no difficulty but said that there were disagreements about how they have been calculated.

Additional Solicitor General SV Raju, appearing for the National Investigation Agency, responded by saying that house arrest is an unusual arrangement and that a large number of police personnel were required “round the clock” to facilitate Navlakha’s detention in this manner.

Raju added that the cost of security will continue to increase and Navlakha’s lawyers cannot delay the payment by contesting it before the court. “Every time…

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In her works, the Hindi writer Anjali Kajal has consistently explored how women both resist as well as reaffirm patriarchy and casteism. Originally from Ludhiana, she is now based in Delhi. Ma is Scared is her first book to be translated into English. The stories, selected and translated by Kavita Bhanot, reflect a writing career spanning two and a half decades. While her prose is largely unadorned, it paints evocative, true-to-life portraits of womanhood and motherhood at the intersections of various identities in a modern India that is still holding on to outdated notions and ideas in the name of tradition.

The legacies of misogyny

Stories such as “Deluge” and “Ma is Scared” drive the everydayness of misogyny and sexism home in a chilling manner. Both are so ingrained in society that any female excursion into the public space is met with resounding waves of male entitlement, misbehaviour and, in the worst cases, outright abuse. In “Deluge”, Pammi is traumatised by men whom she sees as wolves “waiting to pounce”. Her father’s was “the only bearable touch Pammi remembered receiving from a man in her life”. In a bid to escape the trap of inevitable marriage, she runs away from home at the age of nineteen only…

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The Gujarat High Court on Friday reprimanded the state government for filing a first information report against a contractual sanitation worker for “wilfully” entering a septic tank despite a prohibition on manual scavenging, Live Law reported on Saturday.

A division bench of Chief Justice Sunita Agarwal and Justice Aniruddha Mayee was hearing a public interest litigation by Ahmedabad-based nongovernmental organisation Manav Garima that is seeking strict implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.

Manual scavenging – or the practice of removing human excreta by hand from sewer lines or septic tanks – is banned under the law, but the practice remains prevalent in several parts of the country.

A sanitation worker had died and another suffered serious injuries while cleaning a septic tank at the Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute’s Bhavnagar campus in November. The state had booked the surviving worker for illegally and “wilfully” entering the septic tank.

The state government had conducted an inquiry into the incident on the court’s direction and submitted a report stating the actions taken and actions proposed to be taken.

On Friday, the government shared the findings of the inquiry with the court and said that the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation had not deployed a supervisor at the site…

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Climate activist Sonam Wangchuk on Saturday withdrew his call for a protest march from Ladakh’s Leh to the Line of Actual Control planned for Sunday.

The march was meant to highlight the scale of the alleged Chinese intrusions in Ladakh and the land taken over by Indian corporates. Local tribal leaders were to lead the protest.

Ahead of the protest, the administration of the Union Territory had imposed prohibitory orders against gatherings under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure in the area.

Under these circumstances, “chances of violence are very high, which could then be used to label this peaceful movement anti-national”, Wangchuk said in a social media post on Saturday.

On March 26, Wangchuk ended his 21-day hunger strike that demanded statehood for Ladakh and the protection of the Himalayan ecology. Wangchuk and other civil society leaders in Ladakh are also trying to press the Union government to implement the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution for Ladakh.

The Sixth Schedule under Article 244 (Administration of Scheduled Areas and Tribal Areas) of the Constitution guarantees certain protections for land and a nominal autonomy for citizens in designated tribal areas. In Ladakh, while more than 97% of the population belong to Scheduled Tribes, Kargil is a Muslim-majority region.

The march on Sunday to the Line of Actual…

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The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Allahabad High Court’s judgment ruling the 2004 Uttar Pradesh Board of Madarsa Education Act as unconstitutional, reported Live Law.

“We are of the view that the issues raised in the petitions merit closer reflection,” said a bench comprising Chief Justice of India DY Chandracuhd and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra.

The court issued a notice on the five special leave petitions filed against the High Court ruling. It also observed that the High Court erred in interpreting the provisions of the Act, which are regulatory in character.

The top court said that directions of the High Court would impact the future course of education of nearly 17 lakh students.

The Uttar Pradesh Board of Madarsa Education Act provides for madrasas in Uttar Pradesh to operate under the aegis of the state minority welfare department, unlike other minority educational institutes that operate under the education department.

Out of nearly 25,000 madrasas in Uttar Pradesh, more than 16,500 are recognised by the Uttar Pradesh Board of Madarsa Education, The Indian Express reported.

On March 22, the Allahabad High Court ruled that the Act was unconstitutional. A division bench of Justices Vivek Chaudhary and Subhash Vidyarthi directed the state government to accommodate students studying in Islamic schools in other educational institutions.

Hearing the case on Friday, the Supreme…

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The Union home ministry has cancelled the registration of at least five nongovernmental organisations for allegedly violating provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, PTI reported on Wednesday quoting unidentified officials.

The organisations whose registrations have been cancelled are Church’s Auxiliary for Social Action, Church of North India Synodical Board of Social Service, Evangelical Fellowship of India, Indo-Global Social Service Society and Voluntary Health Association of India, the newspaper reported.

These organisations will not be able to receive foreign contributions or use their existing funds.

Their registrations under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act were cancelled by the Centre for allegedly using the funds for works that were not related to their mandate, PTI reported.

Foreign Contribution Regulation Act licences of more than 6,600 non-governmental organisations were scrapped between financial year 2016-’17 and 2021-’22, Centre had told Parliament in December 2022.

Nearly 20,700 non-governmental organisations have lost their Foreign Contribution Regulation Act licence in the last 10 years, according to the newspaper.

Last year, the Union government told Parliament that 13,520 non-governmental organisations registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act had received Rs 55,741.51 crore in foreign contributions between 2019-’20 and 2021-’22.

Also read:

  • Home ministry dodges query on cancelling foreign contribution licences of nonprofits
  • Everything you need to know about FCRA, the law that regulates foreign donations to NGOs
  • Strict action will be…

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Good Friday and Easter – along with other days during Holy Week – are some of the most important on the Christian calendar. During this time, Christian communities around the world commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ through a variety of religious rituals and observances.

However, while these dates have religious significance for Christians, they have also become important for some Hindu and Muslim communities in South Africa. The story of Easter’s significance for these South African Hindus and Muslims is intertwined with slavery, colonialism and indentured labour – all of which have shaped the history of modern South Africa.

South African Indians number about 1.5 million people, around 2% of the country’s population, concentrated in the eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal. Most South African Indians trace their roots to indentured workers who were brought by the British colonial government between 1860 to 1911 to grow the colonial economy by working on sugarcane plantations. The majority of these indentured workers came from modern-day Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, with a smaller percentage coming from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

For these migrant workers who found themselves in an unfamiliar land, religious ceremonies and rituals provided a way to build community and a shared identity. For the…

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The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to the Kerala government after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced that his administration had withdrawn cases filed against individuals in connection with anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in the state, The Hindu reported on Friday.

The chief electoral officer of Kerala has asked the state’s chief secretary to file a response in the matter by Saturday.

Last week, Vijayan had announced that 629 of the 835 cases that have been filed in Kerala in connection with protests against the contentious citizenship law had been withdrawn from trial courts. The government may have to recall the decision to withdraw the cases if the Election Commission finds it to be in violation of the Model Code of Conduct, according to The Hindu.

The Model Code of Conduct is a set of guidelines issued by the Election Commission that political parties and governments are mandated to follow while campaigning.

The Citizenship Amendment Act, approved by Parliament on December 11, 2019, offers an expedited route to citizenship to refugees from six minority religious communities – except Muslims – from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

After Vijayan’s announcement, Bharatiya Janata Party state unit chief K Surendran alleged that the move was aimed at appeasing and garnering the votes of a particular community.

इंटरनेट डेस्क। आज हम आपको रविवार यानी 31 मार्च 2024 के राशिफल के बारे में जानकारी देने जा रहे हैं। रविवार का दिन कई राशियों के लिए बहुत ही शुभ रहेगा।

मेष: इस राशि के जातकों के लिए दिन उलझनों से भरा रह सकता है। पारिवारिक मन-मुटाव दूर हो सकते हैं।
वृष: लोगों के लिए दिन अच्छा रहेगा। कार्यक्षेत्र में नए प्रयोगों से लाभ मिलने की उम्मीद है।
मिथुन: व्यापार के लिहाज से रविवार का दिन बेहतर रहेगा। पुराने धन निवेश से अच्छा परिणाम मिल सकता है।
कर्क: जातकों के कार्यक्षेत्र में पद प्रतिष्ठा में रविवार को इजाफा होगा। व्यापार वाले जातकों को उधार नहीं देना चाहिए।

सिंह: व्यापार की आय में इजाफा हो सकता है। सेहत अच्छी रहेगी।
कन्या: जल्दबाजी में कोई फैसला लेने से बचना होगा। कार्यक्षेत्र में काम बढ़ सकता है।
तुला: दांपत्य जीवन के हिसाब से दिन अच्छा रहेगा। सेहत का ध्यान रखना होगा।
वृश्चिक: व्यापार में आय बढ़ सकती है। विद्यार्थियों के दिन अच्छा रहेगा। सेहत बिगड़ सकती है।

धनु: रविवार का दिन विद्यार्थियों के लिए शुभ रहने की उम्मीद है। उधार पैसा देने से बचना होगा।
मकर: सेहत के हिसाब से दिन अच्छा रहेगा। जल्दबाजी में निर्णय नहीं लें।
कुंभ: इस राशि को जातकों सरकारी योजना में धन लगाने से आर्थिक लाभ मिलने की उम्मीद है।
मीन: जातकों के लिए दिन मिलाजुला रहने की उम्मीद है। व्यापार के हिसाब से दिन शुरू रहेगा।

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अपडेट खबरों के लिए हमारावॉट्सएप चैनलफोलो करें

इंटरनेट डेस्क। बेसन का हलवा बहुत ही स्वादिष्ट होता है। आप ये स्वादिष्ट हलवा शीतलाष्टमी के त्योहार पर आसानी से घर पर बना सकते हैं। एक बार इसका स्वाद लेने के बाद आपका इसे बार-बार बनाने का मन करेगा।

जरूरी सामग्री:
बेसन – पांच कप
दूध – पांच कप
चीनी – पांच कप
घी – 350 ग्राम
छोटी इलायची – बीस
पिस्ता – पांच टेबल स्पून
ड्राई फ्रूट्स

इस विधि से बना लें:
– सर्वप्रथम कड़ाही में थोड़ा सा घी डालकर इसमें बेसन भून लें।
– अब कड़ाही में दूध डालकर बेसन को भून लें।
– अब चीनी की चाशनी तैयार कर इसमें इलायची पाउडर मिला लें।
– अब इसमें भूना हुआ बेसन डाल दें।
-थोड़ी देर बार इसमें ड्राई फू्रट्स डाल लें।
-इस प्रकार से आपका बेसन का स्वादिष्ट हलवा बन जाता है।

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अपडेट खबरों के लिए हमारावॉट्सएप चैनलफोलो करें

इंटरनेट डेस्क। शीतलाष्टमी का त्योहार सोमवार को धूमधाम से मनाया जाएगा। रविवार को घरों में कई प्रकार की स्वादिष्ट डिश बनाई जाएंगी। आज हम आपको सोहन हलवा बनाने की विधि बताने जा रहे हैं। आप ये हलवा इस त्योहार के मौके पर बना सकते हैं।

जरूरी सामग्री:
बादाम – आधा किलो
घी – एक किलो
मैदा – दो किलो
चीनी – दो किलो
दूध – दो कप
पिस्ता – दो सौ ग्राम
किशमिश – दस
काजू – दस
हरी इलायची – एक सौ ग्राम

– सबसे पहले चीनी और दूध से चाशनी तैयार कर लें।
– अब एक बर्तन में मैदा को थोड़े पानी में घोलकर हल्की आंच पर पका लें।
– मैदा गाढ़ी होने पर इसमें घी डालकर चला लें। इसमें चाशनी भी मिला लें।
-अब बादाम, पिस्ता और हरी इलायची डालकर इसे मिश्रण को घी से चिकनी ट्रे फैला लें।
-अन्त में इसमें बादाम और पिस्ता डाल दें।
-अब आपका सोहन हलवा बन जाता है।

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Educationist and climate activist Sonam Wangchuk have been on a hunger strike for nearly 20 days, demanding a statehood for Ladakh and adopt measures that can protect the fragile and unique ecosystem of the Union Territory. His demands include the implementation of the sixth schedule of the Constitution, separate Lok Sabha seats for Leh and Kargil districts, a recruitment process and a separate Public Service Commission for Ladakh. Braving sub-zero temperatures, scores of Ladakhi people too have joined Wangchuk in his “climate fast” under the open sky in Leh.

Wearing the ‘sindoor’, or vermillion, is the religious duty of a married Hindu woman as it demonstrates her marital status, a family court in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore has said, reported PTI.

The principal judge of Indore family court NP Singh made the remarks while directing a woman to return to her husband’s home with immediate effect, in an order passed on March 1.

The court was hearing a petition of a man seeking restoration of his rights as a husband under the Hindu Marriage Act. His wife, who was seeking a divorce, had separated from him five years ago. The couple got married in 2017 and have a five-year-old son.

During the hearing, the woman alleged that her husband harassed her physically and mentally for dowry. However, the court said the woman had not submitted any police complaints or reports regarding her allegations.

The court said that the woman had not been abandoned by her husband, but she had left him. “She has forsaken her husband,” the court order said. “She is not wearing the sindoor.”

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Food delivery app Zomato on Tuesday launched a “pure veg mode” service that will allow users to choose from restaurants that serve only vegetarian food. The company’s Chief Executive Officer Deepinder Goyal said that a separate fleet of delivery persons dressed in green uniform would cater to customers “who have a 100% vegetarian dietary preference”.

On Wednesday, the company rolled back the decision to colour-code its fleet after several social media users pointed out that it could prompt residential societies to restrict the entry of delivery persons carrying meat-based dishes.

But Zomato’s revised decision does not address another strand of criticism: that the segregation of its fleet is a move rooted in casteist notions. Vegetarianism in India, unlike in other countries, is largely driven by the casteist idea of so-called purity, analysts noted. Zomato’s decision only promotes this discrimination, they said.

The notion of ‘pure veg’

Dalit rights activist and writer Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd told Scroll that the expression “pure vegetarian” in itself is discriminatory as it suggests that anyone with other dietary preferences eats impure food.

“These are dehumanising terms coined by Indian Brahmins,” Shepherd said. “What is the difference between a pure vegetarian and just vegetarian? There is no such term as pure vegetarian in other countries. These terms come from the Brahmanical idea of…

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During the monsoon months, when vector and water-borne diseases sweep through Barwani, the 400-bed district hospital overflows with patients, with many huddling on the floor.

Throughout the year, beds are scarce in the government-run hospital – the only major health facility that most people in this Adivasi belt in south-west Madhya Pradesh can afford to access.

The scarcity could soon grow worse.

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to allocate a quarter of the beds in all district hospitals that it runs to private organisations, who will then set up medical colleges. Urban development minister Kailash Vijaywargiya said this has been done to incentivise the private sector to invest in healthcare and improve hospital infrastructure – a recommendation first made by the central government think tank Niti Aayog.

But health activists fear that this would adversely impact healthcare access for the poor. While public hospitals are bound to provide free treatment, the private organisations have been allowed to charge fees on 25% of hospital beds.

At the Barwani district hospital, the new rule means that 100 of the total 400 beds will no longer be available for free treatment. “If the available [free] beds are reduced, where will poor patients go?” asked Amulya Nidhi, health activist with Jan Swasthya Abhiyan….

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In his 1936 speech titled “Annihilation of Caste”, BR Ambedkar advocated inter-dining, inter-caste marriage and destroying religious scriptures as steps to ending the degrading caste system. Eighty-eight years later, India grapples with the business of annihilating not just caste but also class – a challenge that has become even more urgent in the face of the Maharashtra government’s amendment to the August 2009 Right to Education Act in February.

The Act made education a fundamental right of children between the ages of six and 14 in all government, government-aided and private schools. Crucially, private schools were required to reserve 25% of their seats for children belonging to the economically weaker sections of society and those from the backward castes.

But according to the amendment, private schools located within a kilometre of government or government-aided schools will no longer be required to reserve 25% of their seats for children from the backward classes and castes. Kerala and Karnataka already have similar rules.

One of the most harmful effects of the amendment is that it will lead to segregation of children on the basis of caste and class. It will essentially mean cocooning students from the so-called forward castes and upper classes in affluent private schools, while ghettoising…

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Is speaking favourably about Pakistan a criminal offence in India?

Four men arrested in Karnataka last week for allegedly shouting “Pakistan zindabad”, long live Pakistan, were the latest in a rapidly lengthening list of persons prosecuted across the country in the last few years for allegedly chanting pro-Pakistan slogans.

However, on March 7, the Supreme Court, in a judgment, outlined that extending good wishes to Pakistan, or to any other country, for that matter, is not a criminal offence.

The court stated in the judgment in no uncertain terms that the country’s police machinery is disregarding the fundamental right of citizens to freedom of speech.

Scroll explains what the judgment said and why there is no legal basis for criminalising pro-Pakistan statements.

Supreme Court judgment

The Supreme Court’s judgment, delivered by a two-judge bench comprising Justices AS Oka and Ujjal Bhuyan, stems from a first information report filed in 2022 by the Maharashtra police against Javed Ahmad Hajam, a Kashmiri professor who was at that time teaching at the Sanjay Ghodawat College in Kolhapur.

He had been booked under Section 153A of the Indian Penal Code that prohibits acts that promote disharmony or enmity between different groups based on religion, race, language, caste or community. In other words, it makes it illegal to engage in activities, make statements or…

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Good evening, friends. I must begin by thanking the committee of the Dr Aroon Tikekar Centre for Advanced Studies at the Asiatic Society of Mumbai for inviting me to be the keynote speaker at this evening’s event. Dr Tikekar was a friend from my Times of India days. He would come up to my cabin once in a while to have a chat, often an angry one. His sudden and unexpected death ended an association that had lasted some 20 years, in the course of which, as editor of Loksatta, Dr Tikekar had persuaded me to write two fortnightly columns for the paper, the first one on culture and the second on good manners.

Turning to the topic of my speech today, I must confess I was at a loss to know how to make it relevant to this year’s research projects, one of which is on Marathi literature and the other on Marathi theatre. Four memories came to my aid in quick succession to give me the title and substance of my talk. Memory number one was a visitor from Chennai, staying with friends in Walkeshwar, assuming that my mother tongue was Gujarati. He seemed surprised to hear it wasn’t. “But isn’t that the…

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Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has released the interview call letters for the post of Assistant Prosecution Officer. Eligible candidates will be able to download their call letters from the official website bpsc.bih.nic.in.

The interview is scheduled to be conducted from October 30 to November 3 for a total of 594 candidates. A total of 1480 candidates have been declared qualified in the APO Main examination. The Main exam was held from November 12 to 15, 2022.

The recruitment drive aims to fill up 553 vacancies, of which 188 vacancies are reserved for women candidates.

Steps to download BPSC APO Main 2020 hall ticket

  1. Visit the official website bpsc.bih.nic.in
  2. On the homepage, click on the APO Main 2020 hall ticket download link
  3. Key in your login details and submit
  4. BPSC APO interview call letter will appear on screen
  5. Download and take a printout for future reference

Direct link to BPSC APO Interview call letter 2023.

For more details, candidates are advised to visit the official website here.

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इंटरनेट डेस्क। समलैंगिक शादियों को मान्यता देने की मांग को लेकर सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने बड़ा फैसला दिया है। इस फैसले के बाद समलैंगिक शादियां करने वालों को झटका लगा है। इस मामले में सुप्रीम कोर्ट ले सुनवाई करते हुए कहा की समलैंगिक विवाह मौलिक अधिकार नहीं है। कोर्ट ने कहा कि ये विधायिका का अधिकार क्षेत्र है।

सुप्रीम कोर्ट की संविधान पीठ ने 3-2 से ये फैसला सुनाया। सेम सेक्स मैरिज पर फैसला सुनाते हुए चीफ जस्टिस डी वाई चंद्रचूड़ ने कहा कि सुप्रीम कोर्ट विशेष विवाह अधिनियम के प्रावधानों को रद्द नहीं कर सकती।

सीजेआई ने अपना फैसला सुनाते हुए समलैंगिक शादी को मान्यता देने से इनकार कर दिया। उन्होंने कहा कि उनकी राय में संसद को समलैंगिक विवाह को मान्यता देने के मामले में फैसला करना चाहिए। उन्होंने समलैंगिक समुदाय के खिलाफ भेदभाव को रोकने के लिए केंद्र और पुलिस बलों को कई दिशा-निर्देश भी जारी किए।

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