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Sep 16, 2018
BSP to contest alone in Lok Sabha 2019 polls if party does not get 'respectable' seat share in anti-BJP alliance, says MayawatiAt a press conference, held for the first time in Mayawati's Lucknow residence after she was forced to vacate her bungalow on Supreme Court orders, she made clear that BSP might be compelled to go it alone if it does not get a "respectable number" of seats
Sep 09, 2018
Those involved in lynchings cannot call themselves nationalists, need change in societal behaviour, says M Venkaiah NaiduVice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said those involved in incidents of hate and lynching cannot call themselves nationalists while holding that legislation alone was not enough as a change in societal behaviour was required to prevent such cases.
Aug 15, 2018
Hindutva, intolerance in focus at launch of book on LM Singhvi; Pranab Mukherjee remembers statesman's workAt a panel discussion after the launch of 'India's Vibgyor Man', politicians discussed the state of intolerance in India and whether Hindutva was a threat to democracy.
Jul 23, 2018
Anatomy of lynching: Toll climbs, but BJP dilly-dallies with MaSuKa even as India lacks specific law to deal such crimesAlthough the proposed law against lynching is supported by 11 political parties, the BJP is reportedly not in favour of passing it in Parliament.
Jul 19, 2018
Mob lynching isn't a mere law and order problem; it's a public spectacle with its roots in religion and politicsLynching ceases to be a transgression or a lapse in the law but the climax of a particular configuration of politics.
Jul 18, 2018
Right mob vs wrong: Amid lynching trend, praise for lawyers beating Chennai rape accused worry for judiciaryThe day the Supreme Court called for a law against lynching, lawyers in Chennai beat up 17 men for raping an 11-year-old girl in her apartment complex since January.
Jul 17, 2018
SC tells Parliament to draft new law on mob lynching, condemns 'mobocracy': Highlights from judgmentThe Supreme Court bench passed a slew of directions to provide "preventive, remedial and punitive measures" to deal with offences like mob violence and cow vigilantism.
Jul 05, 2016
Asaduddin Owaisi's offer to provide legal aid doesn't make him anti-nationalAsaduddin Owaisi is not an anti-national, anyone who undermines the ideal that every citizen has an equal and inalienable right to justice is anti-national.
Mar 06, 2014
AAP vs BJP: Can Kejriwal make Modi's strength his weakness?In an election season that promises many more AAP-BJP confrontations, defeat belongs to the man who throws the first punch. This is one game of chicken Modi cannot win by playing the strongman.
Mar 03, 2014
AAP failed badly in governance, says Congress MP Milind DeoraIn an interview to Firstpost, Mumbai South Lok Sabha MP and Minister of State in the UPA government talks about the spectrum auction, about AAP's disappointing stint at governance and about the mobocracy India is turning into.