22
Apr
Lecture : Prof. Irfan Habib, Chair : Prof. Utsa Patnaik, 22 April 2017, 4.00 pm

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France
22 Apr 2017
France is heading to the polls on April 23 for the first round of its presidential election. This election holds particular importance for the European nation, which finds itself at a crossroads, with its whole political system in question....
Sulkhan Singh
22 Apr 2017
Media reports that Sulkhan Singh who on Saturday took over as the new Director General of Uttar Pradesh. Addressing the press in Lucknow he said UP police would be impartial and would not tolerate vigilantism in the name of cow protection....
Bajrang Dal
22 Apr 2017
An excerpt from a new book explains how the so-called fringe Hindutva group issues threats and then provides security. The affable manner of forty-year-old Sharan Pampwell, the Mangalore-based leader of the Bajrang Dal in Karnataka, belies...
cow-vigilante-illustration.jpg
22 Apr 2017
NDTV reports from Srinagar that at least five people including a nine-year-old girl have been injured in an attack by 'gau rakshaks' or self-styled cow vigilantes in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place when a...
Dalit
22 Apr 2017
Ambedkar’s progressive ideas are essentially antithetical to the right-wing politics. Newsclick talked to Badal Saroj, CPI(M) state secretary, Madhya Pradesh, on Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. He talked about the contribution of Ambedkar on labour...