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22 January, 2016 9:52 AM Slogans Disrupt PM Modi's Speech At Convocation In Lucknow

Protesters raised slogans, attempting to disrupt Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow, where he is chief guest at a convocation today. A student was escorted out of the auditorium and some protesters have been detained. PM Modi is attending several events in Uttar Pradesh today associated with BR Ambedkar 43

22 January, 2016 5:43 AM Rohith Vemula suicide case: The new caste tinderbox

The tragic suicide of a research scholar at the University of Hyderabad blows the lid off a simmering caste feud on Indian campuses. When Rohith Vemula, a research scholar, snuffed out his life by strangulating himself, using the blue banner of the Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) as the noose, from a ceiling fan at the New Research Scholar's Hostel 78

20 January, 2016 4:41 PM Dalit Scholar Suicide: Smriti Irani launches counter offensive, opposition lashes out

Under attack over the suicide of a Dalit student, HRD Minister Smriti Irani launched a counter offensive accusing rivals of instigating students across the country on caste lines even as political leaders made a bee line to Hyderabad University. Claiming that an attempt was being made to project the issue as Dalit versus non-Dalit confrontation, she also dismissed 120

20 January, 2016 10:00 AM Dalit suicide issue: BSP demands legal action against Smriti Irani, Bandaru Dattatreya

LUCKNOW: BSP chief Mayawati today demanded legal action against Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru Dattatreya over the alleged suicide of a Dalit research scholar in Hyderabad Central University. She also demanded the same action against the HCU Vice-Chancellor Appa Rao. "The attitude of the ministers against Dalit student Rohith Vemula was grossly 42

16 January, 2016 4:47 PM Amma, Didi, Behenji, Baji… and the method in their moodiness

Mehbooba Mufti (Baji or elder sister as she’s called) has now kept the BJP waiting for over a week. Day after fretful day the BJP and her own party, the PDP, look for indications of her intent but no one really knows when she will take the oath as CM. The wind in the bare chinars of Kashmir is becoming colder by the day. In Mehbooba’s by now obvious 41

15 January, 2016 9:19 AM The Statesman: 'Caste warrior' Mayawati is gearing up

It was a winter night in 1977 when Mayawati met Kanshi Ram, the respected leader of the Dalits. And life changed forever for the young lady who was then aspiring to be an IAS officer. Kanshi Ram inspired her to join the Dalit cause; he promised to make her a big leader one day so that row of collectors would stand in front of her with files. There was no looking 53

14 January, 2016 3:54 PM Want you to make AAP win all 117 seats and break Delhi's record: Kejriwal in Punjab

Giving a kick-start to AAP's campaign for 2017 Punjab polls, its convener Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched a scathing attack on both Akalis and Congress, accusing them of being hand in glove with each other, and asked people to vote for AAP to end "corruption, drug abuse, farmer suicides" and put the state back on "right track". Hitting out at the Badals 49

13 January, 2016 10:00 AM Mayawati Cancels Ticket After Candidate's Feet-Touching Photos On Facebook

Aligarh: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has cancelled the ticket of its Atrauli seat candidate for the 2017 assembly polls Sangeeta Chowdhury on grounds of indiscipline, after she posted a picture on Facebook in which she and her children are seen touching the feet of party chief Mayawati. The picture reportedly left Ms Mayawati miffed, resulting in the cancellation 43

12 January, 2016 9:03 PM BSP rules out post-poll alliance with BJP in U.P

The Bahujan Samaj Party on Tuesday dismissed a post-poll alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh. The party said it would prefer to stay in the Opposition than form a government with the BJP in 2017. “There is no scope of that by a far stretch. No pre-poll or post-poll alliance with the BJP. We are confident of coming to power with a full majority 34

8 January, 2016 7:54 PM Will not allow lifting or installation of even a single brick: SP warns BJP over Ram Temple issue

Date published: Friday, 8 January 2016 - 8:20pm IST | Place: Lucknow | Agency: PTI Ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh on Friday dared the BJP on the Ram temple issue, saying the state government will not allow "lifting or installation" of even a single stone at the disputed structure, while a party MLC offered Rs 10 lakh and a gold crown to the saffron 53