Rahul Gandhi, leader of India’s opposition party Congress, was detained today after he led a protest and sat on a road in the heart of India’s capital New Delhi while his mother Sonia Gandhi was being questioned by the Enforcement Directorate, reports NDTV.
India’s Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s remark – on last Thursday – that people from various states should speak in Hindi, not English, and that Hindi should be regarded as an alternative to English, is drawing sharp criticism, Time of India reports.
India’s main opposition Congress party President Sonia Gandhi today alleged “systematic interference” by Facebook and other social media giants in the country’s electoral politics.
A work permit system for those who want to work in India is the need of the hour. India, in consultation with Bangladesh, needs to work out a system which allows the workers to work and remit their money through legal channels and ensure that they are not being exploited.
The pattern of voting and the places where the BJP has won show that the party has uprooted a well-entrenched Congress. What it means in real terms is not the success of the BJP's ideology but people's exasperation over corruption in the Congress.
A senior leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said that Muslims living in the country should give up consuming beef.