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AMU VC criticised for condoling Kalyan Singh’s demise, UP govt terms it ‘Talibani soch’

After posters surfaced condemning VC Tariq Mansoor, UP minister Mohsin Raza said VC acted as per 'our culture' and people with 'Talibani thinking' will be dealt with accordingly.
Mortal remains of former Uttar Pradesh CM Kalyan Singh being carried out from Vidhan Bhawan to BJP state office in Lucknow, on 22 August. | Photo: ANI

How BJP plans to use Kalyan Singh’s legacy to blend OBC & Hindutva politics for UP 2022

Yogi Adityanath govt announces plan to name road leading to Ram Mandir complex in Ayodhya after former UP CM Kalyan Singh who died Saturday.
The BJP flag is placed on top of the Tricolour as former UP CM Kalyan Singh lies in state in Lucknow Sunday | ANI

Row erupts as BJP flag is placed on top of Tricolour at Kalyan Singh’s tribute meet

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor called the incident an ‘insult’, while Samajwadi Party leader Ghanshyam Tiwari said it was typical of BJP to place party above nation.
File photo of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh | Photo: Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Hindutva icon, tallest non-Yadav OBC leader — How Kalyan Singh helped BJP breach UP 

The veteran BJP leader, who was the party’s first CM in Uttar Pradesh, died in Lucknow Saturday after prolonged illness. He was 89. 
File photo Former UP chief minister Kalyan Singh | PTI

Former UP chief minister & BJP veteran Kalyan Singh passes away at 89

Singh, the UP CM when the Babri mosque was demolished by 'karsevaks' on 6 December 1992, was among 32 people acquitted in the demolition case in September last year.

Former UP CM Kalyan Singh on life support, condition critical, says hospital

The 89-year-old was admitted to the ICU at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences on 4 July due following an infection and reduced consciousness.
Empty corridor of the courtroom where the trial is on

Babri Masjid demolition trial is a textbook example of how delayed justice can be

ThePrint spent two days attending the Babri criminal trial in Lucknow, going through court records, evidence and statements. Here’s what we found.
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Asked Gujral, Kalyan Singh. Finally Sonia got women equal rights to agri land: Ex-IAS officer 

Former PM IK Gujral was shocked when I told him about plan to make women landowners. Being a Punjab MP, he didn't want to annoy the patriarchal Jats.
File photo of Kalyan Singh in Lucknow |

Ex-Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh appears in CBI court in Babri Masjid demolition case

Kalyan Singh, a former UP CM, was summoned after his term as Rajasthan governor expired, stripping him of his constitutional immunity.
File photo of Kalyan Singh in Lucknow |

CBI moves court to summon BJP’s Kalyan Singh in Babri Masjid case

Kalyan Singh, whose term as governor ended Monday, is facing criminal conspiracy charges in the 1992 demolition of Babri Masjid. Singh was UP chief minister at the time.
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On Sri Lankan man’s lynching, all of Pakistan reacted…and moved on

PM Imran Khan’s tweet of shock. Check. CM’s expression of sadness and ordering of in­­q­ui­­ry. Check. IG police’s vow to arrest the culprits. Check.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.