MPs should support the repeal of this old colonial law, says Tatagatha Satpathy, who has moved a Private Members Bill in Parliament
The advent of fracking has precipitated a silent American revolution, allowing the US to leverage its power in the international arena.
The ‘thing’ for this week’s column is war – what nations expect from soldiers and the unexpected societal consequences of losing.
While Trump is being supported by some of the most bigoted sections of American society, a large section of neoconservatives are supporting Clinton for her more aggressive and decisive approach to foreign policy.
If the apex court reverses its earlier decision and grants Subrata Roy an extension on his parole, it would be one of the rare instances where the court has admitted its errors and taken corrective steps.
India’s goal should be to create more ISRO-like, R&D-driven organisations in other areas that develop important strategic and commercial products.
While the Supreme Court has clearly laid out what constitutes a threat to the security of the state, the law has been repeatedly used as a tool of detention.
When the struggle against the tormentor becomes a torment itself, it is imperative to speak out.
An FIR has been lodged against Manish Kunjam for circulating an adivasi account of the Durga-Mahisasur conflict that upper caste migrants say hurts their religious sentiments.
Just as M.N. Roy moved away from Marxism and Nehru from the socialism of his earlier years, the Jana Sangh leader left the Hindu nationalism of Golwalkar to chart his own course
On October 7, the Supreme Court will begin to hear long-pending petitions that deal with a number of issues surrounding the biometric authentication system.
Pakistan is attempting to weaken the case for Baloch self-determination by getting the Iranians on board the CPEC.
The right-wing student group has demanded that students and teachers who staged Draupadi at the Central University of Haryana be arrested.
Mark C. Toner, deputy spokesperson for the US state department said that he also believes both US and India share a similar vision when it comes to cooperation of security.
India’s decision to review the most favoured nation status given to Pakistan comes on the heels of its reconsideration of the Indus Water Treaty.
Policy nuances often fail to stick in the minds of debate viewers. It’s all about delivering the most memorable moment.
He may have been resurrected as a writer by the judiciary and his own poetry, but the forced exile from his own land – the roots of his own writing – have long term consequences for the literature he now produces.
In January 2009, the journalist wrote an editorial saying that if he were killed, the government would be responsible.
If Modi’s aim of becoming an arms exporter is to be realised, India should look to how China has restructured its state-owned defence enterprises.
Is human slaughter in the name of the cow really justified? Akhlaq, and the meat he consumed, continues to haunt his family even a year after his brutal murder.
US has urged countries to curb the use of North Korean workers, who number roughly 50,000 and generate between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion annually.
Separatist groups are spearheading the ongoing unrest in Kashmir and have been announcing weekly protest programmes with periodic relaxation on some days.
The societal impulse to morally indict prisoners is unconstitutional – something the courts and people in general seem to have forgotten.
The bundle of benefits and achievements accruing from a shared vision of the Indus basin transformed water from a source of potential conflict to a resource for advancing peace.
While some countries with declining populations are averse to letting more in, history shows rapidly growing populations are not easily confined within borders.
Given the chance to redefine both himself and his opponent, Donald Trump turned in a catastrophic performance – and Hillary Clinton handled him just right.
A conversation with the minorities commission member Farida Abdullah Khan about Assam’s handling of ‘illegal immigrants’, the multi-sectoral development programme and eviction-related violence in Kaziranga.
President Juan Manuel Santos and rebel leader Timochenko warmly shook hands on Colombian soil for the first time and signed the accord with a pen made from a bullet casing.
In a sign investors saw Hillary Clinton as the winner, Asian shares recouped early losses on Tuesday and the dollar edged away from a one-month trough against the yen.
Changing road names is not about history but about cleansing.
Women make special efforts to avoid assaults like decide home routes or place to sit on public transport; use sunglasses or headphones to ignore sexual comments or illicit gestures.
‘We have attempted a new paradigm of friendship in the last two years which is without precedent and what did we get in return? Pathankot, Bahadur Ali, and Uri,’ said India’s external affairs minister about Pakistan.
“Blood and water” cannot flow together, Modi said while deferring the next permanent Indus commission meeting.
RTI enquries have shown that a large amount of public money has been spent by the Haryana government in the name of attracting foreign investment, without generating sufficient results.
The former JNU students’ union president said India’s fight should be against hunger and poverty, not Pakistan.
Instead of investing huge amounts of money on festivities and idols, religious institutions would do well to spend on philanthropic efforts for people in need.
The players see football as a way to keep themselves out of trouble and also a chance to break down barriers with citizens of their adopted homeland.
Excessive rain for the past ten days have led to dams in the region filling up, and has inundated villages. Eight people have reportedly died.
The gunman was arrested at the scene. He held a degree in civil engineering and was a Muslim preacher in a mosque.
Besides SCATSAT-1, ISRO’s 44.4m tall PSLV rocket is carrying two Indian university satellites, three from Algeria and one each from US and Canada.
Disputes arising from AI use are governed by archaic laws, which do not address issues like data privacy, and consumer protection and labour liability.
The audience size is expected to challenge the presidential debate record of 80 million who watched the 1980 encounter between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
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