Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh (August 01, 2014): According to special report of journalist Tajinder Singh Kapur, published by prominent Punjabi vernacular “Ajit” published from Jalandhar, the a team Crime Branch of Saharanpur police has arrested 7 persons, including “master-mind” of Saharanpur violence.
Centre terms HSGPC legislation “illegal”; MHA shot off to Haryana to “undo” move; “No going back”, says Haryana Sect.
New Delhi, India (July 19, 2014): Continues efforts of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal to pursue BJP led Government of India (GoI) to interfere into HSGPC issue showed some “results” yesterday. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) termed the legislation passed by Haryana assembly as “illegal” and “unconstitutional”.
Prof. Joga Singh said that Languages in India were not recognized in accordance with linguistic norms, rather the politics played it’s part in this matter and many languages were not recognized in their independent form. Such languages were merely declared as sub-forms of Hindi. For example as per linguistic parameters Bhojpuri was an independent language but it was declared as a sub-form of Hindi.
Amritsar, Punjab (July 16, 2014): According to YesPunjab.Com, [t]he decision to excommunicate HSGPC leaders Jagdish Singh Jhinda, Didar Singh Nalvi and Harmohinder Singh Chatha was taken in a meeting at Akal Takht chaired by Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh.
New Delhi, India (July 16, 2014): Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik has landed in yet another controversy. Ved Partap Vaidik, who hit the headlines over his meeting with Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, is in news again for saying that there is no harm if Kashmir is made an independent nation.
Gandhi remains a deeply ambiguous figure: a fervent Hindu who advocated religious harmony; a believer in the caste system who deplored “untouchability”; and an anti-colonialist who was willing to compromise with the British empire. This renders him open to appropriation by different interests, some progressive, some retrograde. But we should not allow a statue in Parliament Square to blandly entrench a historical amnesia and diminish a venal and violent present.