Two incidents, within two days of each other, are a small window into the cycle of violence, legitimised by the idea of “cow protection”, that led to the protests.
A group of journalists in Delhi condemned the “press gag” in Kashmir, and warned against the fallouts of censoring credible news sources.
In an interview, the 2016 Magsaysay Award winner discusses the struggles of India’s sanitation workers and the reasons why the country has yet to end the barbaric practice of manual scavenging.
New Delhi: In one of his sharpest attack to date on Narendra Modi, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the prime minister may “get me killed” and questioned whether the country was safe in his hands. Speaking of the series of arrests of AAP MLAs and workers […]
‘The NSG is a non-proliferation regime. It is not a disarmament forum. Questions relating to the universality of the NPT are addressed at other fora where Mexico actively participates.’
The amended law does a disservice both to the children who want to study but do not have the means, and to the state that owes its future to them.
In the political tussle over the suicide of an AAP woman member, the real question has got lost – how normal is sexual harassment within political parties?
Citizen journalism and social media have changed the way international news is covered, but they are no substitute for the seasoned approach and well developed contacts of a skilled reporter.
Dulani has said his testimony was not taken on purpose in order “save Salman”.
Some countries may want to use the verdict to needle China, but the neighbourhood has reacted cautiously, to ensure that any gains from political negotiations are not undone by the award.
In the Brahmanised world of Carnatic music, T.M. Krishna’s aesthetic challenges are the start of a transformation to a new, modern music that will dissolve the binary between high and low.
The Jammu and Kashmir HC bench expressed disapproval of the use of pellet guns demanding a report on their use from the Centre and also recommended the restoration of mobile phone services in the Valley.
Cases work on a complaint method and providing evidence is often a lengthy process. The burden of investigations is also on the Range Officer, a person unfamiliar with criminal procedures.
ISIS is threatening more attacks against Afghanistan’s Hazara minority.
By catering to an affluent community cut off from the reality of the poor, the South Asian literary community hides the true costs of climate change.
One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found 64km away from the town of Sucre in Bolivia, possibly belonging to the biped abelisaurus.
‘Useless’ bomb detectors are being used by security personnel throughout the Middle East, serving no real purpose other than being a symbolic deterrent.
A year after a devastating earthquake in Nepal, survivors struggling with debt are starting to consider other means such as organ trade and trafficking.
The initial veterinary college report said that two kg of meat was found, but the Mathura forensic lab said it was five kg.
Police have yet to comment on the motive for Tuesday’s killing spree, which has shocked Japan, a nation with one of the lowest crime rates in the world.
Two Islamist attackers were shot and killed by police as they exited a church in France, after interrupting a service and killing the priest.
If the Antrix-Devas deal was a massive scandal, why are international arbitrations ruling against the Indian government for having cancelled it?
The Turkish troops widen their search for the remaining suspects for the July15 coup. Europe fears Erdogan’s increasing power as people believe largely blame Gulen.
A mob attacked the women after they had been detained by the police, with a video showing the police making half-hearted attempts to control the crowd.
Two car bombs exploded in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Tuesday, killing 13 and injuring at least 12.
Human rights activist Bezwada Wilson and south Indian classical musician T.M. Krishna have been conferred the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016.
From mosquitoes, to failed crops, to a bulging glacial lake, Lachen, a picture postcard village high up the Himalayas, is threatened in all sorts of ways.
Brad Bushman, a professor at Ohio State University, complicates the seemingly linear relationship between violent video games and violence by examining other factors.
Hillary Clinton has become the first woman to head the ticket of a major party in the US’s 240-year-old history.
The Kargil War was one of the few instances of direct, conventional warfare between two democracies, since Pakistan had a democratically elected government at the time.
Economist and professor at the University of California, Berkeley Pranab Bardhan spoke to The Wire about global discontent amongst the working class, the Modi government’s policies, the need for employment generation, the controversy around Raghuram Rajan and more.
The WHO maintains that canceling the Olympics, or relocating the games, is not going to alter the international spread of Zika. In a world connected by travel and migration, opportunities for the virus to cross borders extend far beyond sporting events.
The Delhi chief minister also questioned why his request for the deputation of Sanjiv Chaturvedi as officer on special duty was denied when all chief ministers are allowed to have two personal staff members of their choosing.
Perhaps the time has come for the tax sops to be removed altogether. Far from helping the Tamil film industry, the government stipulations have stifled filmmakers.
Section 144 that prohibits assembly of more than four people is still operational.
Indigenous people in Africa communicate with a species of bird called the great honeyguide by making specific calls in their quest for beehives.
The apex court fixed August 30 for the final hearing of the matter to decide on the constitutional validity of Jallikattu.
The activist began her hunger strike in November 2000 after 10 civilians were gunned down by Assam Rifles soldiers at a bus stop in Malom, Imphal.
Through Rajnikanth’s portrayal of a conscious underclass hero who understands the nuances of Ambedkar donning a three-piece suit, the symbol of assertion has entered the Tamil film industry, heralding a major revolution.
According to a United Nations report, at least 1,601 civilians were killed and 3,565 wounded in the war in the first six months of 2016.