Nagaland bans sale, consumption of dog meat in state; import and trading of dogs deemed illegal as well
Animal rights group FIAPO had written to the Nagaland state government urging it to impose a ban on the slaughter of dogs
Ferocity of Sabarimala protests proves Hinduism is taking on Abrahamic characteristics to tackle external threats
The issue of entry of menstruating women into the Sabarimala temple should never have been the cause for a debate on the touchstone of one-size-fits-all feminism.
Trees are not inanimate, passive species, but can smell, taste and actually signal stress when in distress
Unable to run away, plants deploy a complex vocabulary to signal distress, deter or poison enemies, and recruit animals to perform various services for them.
Bonsai does't enhance interior design, aquariums aren't aesthetic, breads kill birds: Stop inflicting pain on animals and trees
Bonsai trees are actually huge ones that are weakened and stunted constantly by cutting their roots, and not allowing them to grow.
Humans are not the ultimate beings on earth, there are many in animal, avian, marine spheres that have similar skills and feelings
The human is the ultimate cannibal: eating his own kind, humans in another form, again and again.
Lok Sabha updates: You are more answerable than ever, Speaker Om Birla tells Centre, assures Opposition he'll be unbiased
Lok Sabha LIVE updates: Speaker Om Birla, in his thank you note to the House, said that the Narendra Modi government, which will be serving its second term is more answerable to the people of India than ever. He thanked the prime minister, his party and all the other members of the House for putting their faith in him.
Virendra Kumar to be pro tem speaker of 17th Lok Sabha; seven-time MP has been a former ABVP convenor in Madhya Pradesh
BJP MP Virendra Kumar will be the pro tem speaker of the newly elected 17th Lok Sabha.
Voting begins in 59 seats for Phase 6 of Lok Sabha election: Sheila Dikshit, Akhilesh Yadav, Digvijaya Singh among prominent candidates
Polling began Sunday morning for 59 Lok Sabha seats in the sixth and penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, with Union ministers Radha Mohan Singh, Harsh Vardhan and Maneka Gandhi, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia among several prominent faces in the fray.
EC has come a long way in punishing netas for outrageous remarks; more bans handed out this year than in 2014
The Election Commission seems no more reluctant to dish out punishment after it was rapped on the knuckles by the Supreme Court in the presence of the CJI Ranjan Gogoi for not taking any action on erring leaders and not following-up on its own notices, served on any instance of MCC violation.
Muslim voters in Amethi's Jais rue lack of development, but baulk at idea of voting for BJP; blame party's polarised campaign
The BJP offers development to Muslim voters in Amethi, but the saffron party's Hindutva politics is likely to force them to vote for Congress as for them survival and honour trump development
On Election Commission's orders, Twitter removes Yogi Adityanath's 'green virus' tweets; 34 other 'communal content' removed
Two days after the Election Commission barred Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, Union minister Maneka Gandhi, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from campaigning ahead of phase two of Lok Sabha election, Twitter has withheld two controversial tweets by Adityanath in which he had referred to the Muslim League as a 'green virus'
Lok Sabha Election 2019 updates: Vellore polls cancelled; MHA cancels Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed's visa over TMC campaign row
Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: The Ministry of Home Affairs has cancelled the business visa of Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed, who allegedly campaigned for the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. He has also been blacklisted.
Former CECs laud campaigning ban on politicians violating MCC, suggest stricter action for repeat offenders
Strongly objecting to the violation of the Model Code of Conduct during their Lok Sabha campaign speeches, the Election Commission of India on Monday barred four prominent politicians
Yogi Adityanath visits temple despite Election Commission's 72-hour ban barring him from poll campaign
Yogi Adityanath was handed a 72-hour ban (starting 6 am on Tuesday) for delivering a communal or hate speech during one of his rallies. Though the BJP leader did not defy the ban by participating in a poll campaign, he did violate the spirit of election by making a public visit to the temple.
Supreme Court refuses to hear Mayawati's plea against campaign ban, says EC has 'woken up' after action against 'hate speech'
The Supreme Court has expressed satisfaction with the Election Commission for action against Yogi Adityanath, Mayawati and others for making 'hate speeches'.
Daily Bulletin: Rahul to campaign in Kerala, Modi in Chhattisgarh and Odisha; SC to hear EC on politicians's 'hate speeches'; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Rahul Gandhi will campaign in Kerala; Narendra Modi will hold rallies in Chhattisgarh and Odisha; Supreme Court will hear the Election Commission's reply on on hate speeches by leaders; and more.
EC bans Azam Khan from campaigning for 72 hrs for 'khaki underwear' remark; Maneka Gandhi gets 48 hrs for anti-Muslim speech
EC barred Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan and Union minister Maneka Gandhi from campaigning ahead of the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls
After 'warning' to Muslim voters, Maneka Gandhi outlines 'ABCD' model, tells Pilibhit villagers development will be based on BJP's vote share
Maneka's son Varun, who is an incumbent MP from Sultanpur constituency, is contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha polls from Pilibhit constituency, whereas Maneka is contesting from Sultanpur.
Ambedkar Jayanti: Current politics of polarisation, hero worship could have disappointed Constitution's architect
For Ambedkar, the constitutional pillars of liberty, equality and fraternity could operate only in a trinity and could not be divorced from each other.
Narendra Modi in Mangaluru; Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: PM says Karnataka made mistake in state Assembly polls
Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE updates: Speaking at his second rally in Uttar Pradesh, Amit Shah, notwithstanding the controversy surrounding the invocation of Armymen in campaign speeches, brough up the Pulwama massacre and said, the Air Force, upon Narendra Modi's direction, went to Pakistan to conduct "surgical strikes" as revenge.