, Aug 10 2017,
A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud passed its direction on an application filed by the NIA.A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud passed its direction on an application filed by the NIA.
, Aug 10 2017,
BJP leader wants Churches, mosques shout nationalist slogans
BJP leader Nityanand Rai said "sound of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' should come from mosques and churches.
Posted on August 9, 2017,
A leader of pro-Hindu BJP party wants morning prayer calls from mosques and sounds of bells from churches be replaced with shouts of nationalist slogans.
Close to 300 communal incidents took place in the country in the first five months of this year with Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka topping the list.
Across the country, 44 people were killed and another 892 suffered injuries in communal incidents. Among the 296 incidents reported this year till May, UP accounted for 60 of them while Karnataka registered 36. In UP, 16 people were killed and another 151 injured in such incidents while in Karnataka three people lost their lives and another 93 were wounded.
The apex body also dismissed a public interest litigation that sought to frame a national yoga policy.The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation seeking to make yoga compulsory in schools and said that it cannot decide what educational institutions must teach. It added that yoga is not a fundamental right under the law governing a child’s right to free and compulsory education, PTI reported.
The petition – filed by advocate J C Seth and Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay – sought to frame a national yoga policy and to make it compulsory for students of Classes 1 to 8.