The cowards who fear the power of thinking should not delude themselves into believing the argumentative Indian can be so easily silenced.
This week’s column examines some of the different ways mothers do work, from nannies to mommy bloggers to Beyoncé.
The opposition Communist Party of India (Marxist) has accused local leaders of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party of instigating the violence.
Paul Lemos Horta’s Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights tells us of the many ways stories from the Arabian Nights have been appropriated, told and retold, over the centuries.
In the light of Jodhpur University’s February 16 decision to suspend Prof Rajshree Ranawat for inviting Prof Nivedita Menon to deliver a lecture on nationalism earlier this month, The Wire is republishing an article Menon wrote about the ‘controversy’.
The Wire’s Hindi site, which has obtained a copy of the note – titled ‘Mere Vichaar’ or ‘My Thoughts’ – is publishing it in its entirety today.
With them, “you can now move on from talking about the possibility of life on other planets to measuring the data on the planets. This is a major change.”
Farmer suicides and hunger deaths plague flagship village of SP government.
As the assembly elections in Manipur approach, a look at the important milestones in the Iron Lady’s journey so far.
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster has strongly advocated a continued US presence in Afghanistan, something South Block also would like to see.
Lenin Moreno, a leftist was the clear leader of Sunday’s election, pocketing 39.21% of valid votes versus 28.34% for Lasso, with 95.3% of votes counted.
Legal advocates for transgender people say federal law and the civil rights of Americans are legally enforced by the federal government, as was born out during the civil rights movement of the 1960s that led to legal equality for African-Americans.
Scores of establishment Hong Kong figures, including top former officials and some leading opposition democrats, had written letters vouching for Tsang’s good character and longstanding public service over four decades in a bid for mitigation ahead of sentencing.
Police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said that the official, a suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s murder, held the rank of second secretary at the embassy.
Modi’s unwitting embrace of Bachchan’s two phenomenally popular avatars contributes significantly to his popularity among today’s youth.
The rationales behind the surprise move – targeting black money, terror financing and building a cashless economy – have all failed to elicit results. Why then was this exercise undertaken at all?
During 2016, ISRO signed cooperative agreements with the French, Emirati, Japanese, American, Vietnamese, Afghan and Russian space agencies, as well the US Geological Survey.
On President’s Day bomb threats were sent to 11 Jewish community centres, including ones in the Houston, Chicago and Milwaukee.
Canadian police said that they had bolstered their presence at the Quebec border and created a temporary refugee centre to process the asylum seekers.
Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is a highly regarded military tactician and strategic thinker, but his selection surprised some observers.
Liezietsu succeeds T.R. Zeliang who stepped down on Sunday amidst protests by various tribal organisations against the state government’s decision to reserve 33% seats for women in urban local body elections.
A successful photographer explores his way of helping scientists drive their questions forward instead of just documenting their work
Suicide bombings in Pakistan are now an occasion to outsource blame and not look inward to fix what’s wrong.
While the EU says it has the right to send away all economic migrants if it chooses, its existing laws on human rights say asylum seekers awaiting a ruling on their cases can only be deported to countries that meet certain conditions.
As the BSP and SP lock horns in the fourth phase of UP’s assembly elections, the BJP hopes to accrue the benefits of this competition.
According to US officials the structures built on Spratly islands, which already have military air-strips, could be considered a military escalation.
On the second death anniversary of the CPI leader, a protest march and a public meeting were held to remember him and demand justice for his murder.
Muslim voters have more faith in Mayawati than in the Samajwadi Party
The media has the power to influence the mindset of how an incident of rape is perceived through the manner in which stories are constructed. It has a responsibility to use that power well.
In a further blow to freedom of speech and expression on campus, another university has ended up surrendering its rights in the face of a naked display of right-wing political aggression.
A whole lot of issues that differ from region to region will dictate the electoral outcome in Uttar Pradesh, not leadership in political parties.
The police insist the 2013 death of the Dalit man at the epicentre of upper caste violence over his engagement to a Vanniyar woman in Tamil Nadu was a suicide. But the evidence does not support this claim.
The health ministry’s “Saathiya Resource Kit” for adolescents represents a glimmer of hope in a country that criminalises homosexuality.
Ajay Verghese’s The Colonial Origins of Ethnic Violence looks at the colonial past to understand why some parts of India suffer from communal conflict while others suffer from caste conflict.
What gives Dadua an edge is his legacy. His brother, his son, his nephew have all been players on the political battlefield of UP.
Based out of Tromso in Norway, Vikram Goel has been travelling to Antarctica to study glaciers, which may have lessons for the Himalayas.
Special mobile apps, software, infrastructure, training for personnel and feedback mechanisms have been created to make voting easier for persons with disabilities.
No country that runs a government-driven system for technical and vocational education and training has been successful in doing so.
Cutting down vacancies need not be the only way that the UGC specified supervisor-researcher ratio can be ensured.
When ruling on the petition filed by Jairam Ramesh challenging passing the Aadhaar Act as a money Bill, the court has differing precedents to look at.
The court’s verdict is a welcome corrective to misogynistic rhetoric and helps make space for a truly cosmopolitan attitude in India
Religion is not just a set of propositions held in the head, but a ‘lived experience’. Different religions need to communicate for a tolerant world.
First introduced in early 2014, Khan is a Muslim, Pakistani-American teenager who fights crime in Jersey City, directly confronting a “war on terror culture” that regards Muslim-Americans as threats.
Bipin Rawat’s warning to civilians trying to protect militants will only spur further anger, especially at a time when support for militancy in Kashmir is very high.
It was unclear whether the new crackdown would target groups like the Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba, which are aligned against rival India.