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7 things BJP did/said to sway Delhi elections

7 reasons why Kejriwal won Delhi

Syed Firdaus Ashraf/ lists 7 reasons behind Arvind Kejriwal's triumph. IMAGE: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal takes aim. Photograph: Kind courtesy Arvind Kejriwal/Instagram 1. No direct attack on Modi From calling Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi a 'coward and psychopath' in 2015 to completely ignoring him in the run-up to the Delhi assembly election, Arvind Kejriwal has come a long way. At all the 56 rallies he addressed, Kejriwal never once attacked Modi. The Modi-led ..., 2 weeks ago
'BJP's downfall has come now', 2 months ago

'Kapil Mishra's statement sparked the Delhi riots'

'If you look through the optics of BJP leader Kapil Mishra, he was standing with a deputy commissioner of police while giving a hate speech.''Immediately, the message goes down that the police is 'with us', so let's start rioting.' IMAGE: Family members mourn Muddasir Khan who succumbed to injuries sustained during the riots in northeast Delhi, February 25, 2020. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters   Film-maker and social activist Rahul Roy worked in the relief camps for victims of the 1984 ...
 Rediff.com19 hours ago

'Judge Muralidhar's transfer will certainly send a chilling message'

'The Supreme Court should take it up with the government and send a message that high court judges are not pawns in the transfer games.' IMAGE: Justice S Muralidhar. Photograph: Kind courtesy, @NyayaForum/Twitter   A political slugfest has broken out over Justice S Muralidhar's transfer from the Delhi high court late night on Wednesday, February 26. Just hours earlier, the judge, who was hearing a case on the Delhi riots, had come down heavily on the Delhi police for not filing FIRs ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

'Delhi police has been extremely high-handed'

'The most important thing is that medical aid reaches people whenever required.' IMAGE: A woman opposing the new citizenship law is assisted by a policeman after she was beaten by people supporting the law at a protest site in New Delhi. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters   In the wee hours of Wednesday, February 26, the Delhi high court directed the police to immediately escort some 20 individuals injured in the ongoing riots in Mustafabad, north east Delhi, to the Guru Tegh Bahadur ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Indian couple spend last day in Wuhan in hope

'There's a cycle of fear where everyone fears each other. We are keeping a distance from everyone' Ashish Yadav, an associate professor at Wuhan Textile University, and his wife Neha Yadav, a native of Etah in Uttar Pradesh, have been stranded since January 22 at their home inside Wuhan University, epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in which more than 2,000 people have died in China alone. The couple had earlier appealed to the Government of India to rescue them and waited eagerly for ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'This is andha kanoon of Yogi govt'

'Dr Kafeel is being framed by the Yogi government because he talks about the BRD hospital all the time.'   Dr Kafeel Khan was a doctor attached to the BRD hospital, Gorakhpur, in 2017 when his life changed perhaps forever after he was accused of negligence that led to the death of several children due to lack of oxygen. Dr Khan was arrested and spent nine months in prison. About two years later, an Uttar Pradesh government probe cleared Dr Khan of all major charges, prompting him to seek ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Indian on coronavirus-hit ship: 'We are facing death every minute'

'While I am talking to you, I have no idea whether I'm infected or not.''I just want to go back home safely.'   IMAGE: The cruise ship Diamond Princess in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, February 12, 2020. Photograph: Kim Kyung-hoon/Reuters   Every two hours, Binay Kumar Sarkar measures his body temperature with a thermometer, his hands shivering at the fear of mercury reaching 37.5 degree Celsius. Sarkar is an Indian crew member on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess which has been ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'AAP's victory is the beginning of Hindu appeasement politics'

'Till now, many political parties indulged in Muslim appeasement.''This is one experiment, successfully carried out by the AAP, in indulging in Hindu appeasement.' IMAGE: Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, right, hugs AAP MP Sanjay Singh after the party's victory in the assembly election, February 11, 2020. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI Photo   Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has done what no other leader has done and has 62 assembly seats to show for it. The ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Indian HORROR story in coronavirus-hit Wuhan

'Our only request to the Indian government is that they should act fast and send a plane to evacuate us as people around us are dying.' Neha Yadav, a resident of Etah in Uttar Pradesh, arrived in Wuhan, China, on November 3, 2018 after marrying Ashish Yadav, an associate professor at the Wuhan Textile University there. Calamity struck after the outbreak of coronavirus in Hubei province, the epicentre of the epidemic, where Wuhan is located. Neha, a PhD student at Wuhan University, and her ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Why Muslims want Babri Masjid debris

'Whenever the Government of India throws the debris, they will not take such care of the mosque's debris and Muslims may object to such a move at that time.'  The Babri Masjid Action Committee is considering moving the Supreme Court of India to stake claim to the debris of the demolished Babri Masjid that is still lying in situ. The BMAC will meet this week and decide on the issue after Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi announced the setting up of a trust for the construction of a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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