In a rather shocking response to a question in an interview with NDTV, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi claimed that early curfews in hostels are necessary to protect young boys and girls from their own 'hormonal outbursts'.
Here's the text of what she said:
As a parent, who is sending a daughter to a college or a son, I would expect her or him to be protected. And perhaps one of the protection is against themselves.
A team from Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), Keshod chapter, welcomed Amit Shah's cavalcade with eggs and 'Haay Haay' slogans.
For the past few months, we have repeatedly come across a video posted by many on social media in which a young girl is beaten up by a mob and then set to fire. Almost every instance of this video is accompanied with an identical piece of text which claims that the young girl is a Marwadi girl who was married to a Muslim guy in Andhra Pradesh and that the girl is beaten up and burnt because she refused to wear a Burkha.
In yet another hate crime in the United States, a 39 year old Sikh man was asked to "Go back to your own country" and was shot at while he was working on his car in his driveway in Kent, Washington. According to News Tribune, the victim was shot non-fatally and is expected to make a full recovery.
Puneet Sharma, who is followed by PM Modi on Twitter, posted a video of one person being tied up and stabbed repeatedly. In this video that he posted at 3:47 PM on 3rd March 2017, Puneet claimed that the video is that of a RSS member getting killed in Kerala. Considering that he has over 31.8k followers on Twitter, the video got massively retweeted.
From Punjab to Madhya Pradesh to West Bengal, the potato prices are crashing everywhere because of a bumper potato crop. 3 days ago, potato farmers protested against these extremely low prices and threw away many quintals of potatoes on the roads of Kartarpur in Jalandhar, Punjab, amidst slogans of "Modi Sarkar, Haay Haay".
Recently, India's Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr Kiren Rijiju had termed Gurmehar Kaur's mind as 'polluted' because she had appealed for peace between India and Pakistan after having lost her father in Army operations as a 2 year old.
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A man hurled both his shoes in quick succession at Gujarat Home Minister Pradeep Sinh Jadeja while shouting slogans of "Bhrashtachar Haay Haay, Daru Bandi Haay Haay" while the Minister was addressing a press conference outside the main door of the Gujarat legislative assembly complex in Gandhinagar. From BJYM chief Rutvij Patel being slapped in a public meeting in Mehsana to Rajya Sabha MP Shankarbhai Vegad being slapped at a wedding in Surendranagar to Rutvij Patel's cavalcade being attacked by rotten eggs in Surat, BJP leaders have had a tough time in dealing with public anger recently.
On the same day Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot and killed in a racial crime in Kansas, a woman of Indian origin, Ekta Desai, was verbally abused on a New York train and was asked to "Go back to your country." Ekta Desai jotted down the following on her Facebook account along with a video of the man who verbally abused her:
So this is something that happened while I was on my way from work today!!
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