The farmers protesting on the outskirts of Delhi against the centre's new agricultural laws must be removed because they are blocking emergency medical services needed to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, a petition in the Supreme Court claimed on Friday.
Written by Alok Pandey | Friday December 04, 2020, Lucknow
A week after a new ordinance by the Uttar Pradesh government to stop unlawful conversion became law, the police in state capital Lucknow stopped a wedding ceremony between a Hindu woman and a Muslim man, citing the ordinance.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the jail ities to forthwith take Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) student Asif Iqbal Tanha, arrested in a case related to the northeast Delhi riots earlier this year, to a guest house to enable him to study and appear in examinations scheduled from Friday.
On a street corner in Jaipur, a mural celebrates queer love; In Delhi's posh Jor Bagh area, a mural showcases waste-pickers; These are some of the visuals from Fearless, an artists' collective that has been painting murals in three cities across the country - Lucknow, Delhi and Jaipur.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the AAP government to "focus on testing and tracing" to deal with the COVID-19 infection numbers in the national capital, as the "fear factor" regarding the virus was "huge" in the minds of people.