The reason why Tailin Lyngdoh was barred entry is simple: dignity of labour can take a hike because the sahibs are clear here – ‘servants’ are not to be served food with their masters.
Superlatives flow as do the hugs, while the joint statement’s references to Pakistan, China and North Korea show greater India-US convergence at the strategic level.
Though the Hizbul Mujahideen as an organisation still remains outside the purview of US terror lists, India sees the naming of its leader as a major step forward.
The senseless lynching of a young boy casts a pall of gloom over not just his home but his entire village.
The host of mandatory Aadhaar notifications state that ‘proof of possession’ or ‘authentication’ will suffice to access the required subsidy or service. Of the two phrases, only ‘authentication’ is defined in law.
Mohsin’s 63-year-old father is unable to fathom why public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam took the sudden decision to withdraw at a critical juncture when charges are about to be framed against the accused.
It is only the lapdog media which is safe in India today. Jump into and snuggle down in the lap of authority, strum the tanpura, like Narada did, and chant Narayan Narayan on the TV screen, and nobody will dare say anything to you.
Audit report fingers two Essel-associated firms, alleging that gross irregularities took place in the Mizoram lottery tender and revenue-sharing process from 2012-2015.
Actor Tannishtha Chatterjee on the age-old debate on ‘what women should wear,’ how we are conditioned to question a woman’s dressing choices and wanting to be respected for one’s femininity.
In this essay, Ismat Chughtai recounts being brought before a judge on charges of obscenity for Lihaaf along with Saadat Hasan Manto, who was being tried for the same charge for his story Bu.
Dossa was admitted to JJ Hospital today afternoon after he complained of chest pain and had uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes and infection.
The government had said that the reason behind this exercise was to stop the alleged misuse of schemes by “relatively well-to-do” families.
In their petitions filed yesterday, the two journalists contended that the sentencing was illegal and unconstitutional as the Speaker K.B. Koliwad, cannot be an adjudicator for his own complaint.
The government calls the scheme a success because of the rise in LPG connections, but the lack of gas refills by poor households suggests it is not.
The journalists, arrested by the military for covering an event by an ethnic militia will be charged under the statute of “unlawful association”, which carries a three-year prison sentence.
The peacekeepers were held responsible for turning away around 300 Muslims who had come to a Dutch UN base, who were then massacred by Serb troops in 1995.
Nicola Sturgeon said she intends to offer Scots a fresh choice on secession as soon as it was clear what Brexit meant.
“I have been charged with taking bribes without ever having received a cent… I’ve never seen any of that money and I have never taken part in planning to commit any crimes.”
About half the cases of cow-related violence – 32 of 63 – were from states governed by the BJP at the time, eight were run by the Congress and the rest by other parties.
The US Supreme Court said Trump’s blanket 90-day travel ban on six Muslim majority nations could proceed, but only for travellers with no “bona fide relationship” with an American person or entity.
Both the US State Department and Energy Secretary Rick Perry had positive things to say about the meetings and claimed that Indo-US ties could only grow stronger, with Trump claiming India had a “true friend” in him.
The CNPC fears that North Korea won’t be able to continue payments, and with increasing pressure on Pyongyang for its nuclear programme, “it’s no longer worth the risks”.
Par Ek Din is about drowning the clutter of city life, being indifferent to indifference, and making something of your own – something that, irrespective of the audience’s might, is uncompromised, true, and original.
The recent issue of Krishi Samvad, a supplement of the monthly state government magazine Haryana Samvad, carried a photograph of a veiled woman, describing it as the “identity of the state”.
As India’s economy continues to grow without the adequate number of jobs in the formal sector, the state of exclusion that the vast majority of the country lives in is unlikely to ease.
Protests are scheduled to be held in 12 cities across the country following the lynching of a 15-year-old on suspicions of carrying beef.
Protests outside the Capitol building intensify and there is growing dissent even from inside the Republican Party against the bill as the US markets wobble in face of the political uncertainty.
The GST will come into effect on July 1.
The poll is an attempt to restore democracy at the local level hit by the civil war and years of instability after the monarchy was abolished.
Notwithstanding the recent unpredictability seen in Indian influenza seasons, we know that flu has become enough of a threat to warrant a vaccination policy.
A poem for our times
The attack, similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month, also affected computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukranian banks and multinational firms.
Should India not recognise the contribution of Shivkant Shukla and those countless Indians who suffered loss of freedom because of the Supreme Court’s decision in ADM Jabalpur?
Invisible men, time travel, flying machines and space travel are often understood as purely European ideas, but they have rich roots in Islamic culture too.
The government is repeatedly acting on the assumption that the shocks it is applying to the economy are transitory and that the formal sector is immune to shocks experienced by the informal sector.
Hashmi went to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to hand over the award conferred to her in 2008, citing “total inaction, apathy and tacit support to the violent gangs by the government” as the reason.
In the seventy-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses PM Modi’s US visit and how we are living in an “undeclared emergency”.
Modi’s remarks aimed to put across an India that was ready to synchronise itself with the Trump administration’s goals, but the US president made it clear he wanted India to commit to “free and fair trade”.
I am unable to say Eid mubarak the way he could, from his heart in ‘Eidgah’. The child in his classic story, Hamid, can be killed today by his own village folks as he goes to pray – all because of the cap he wears.
Feroz was a symbol of humanity in his village, where he promoted literacy, sports and organised picnics for children. His neighbours and friends say he was their leader, friend and guide.
Hindu Yuva Vahini workers were arrested for allegedly barging into a home in Bareilly and ‘misbehaving’ with women, and later beating up a sub-inspector in protest.
The idea that Greece ‘just ain’t what it used to be’ isn’t just a contemporary one, but it originated in classical Athens, at arguably the height of the civilisation.
Learning what parts of society are susceptible to natural disasters and why is key to risk management, and saving lives for emergency services.
Donald Trump welcomed India’s entry into the International Expedited Traveller Initiative, saying it would facilitate closer ties between India and US.
With this year’s joint statement reflecting new interests, here is a comparison of key issues from China and the Asia-Pacific, terrorism and Pakistan, to defense, economy and trade.
Trump scored a huge, if temporary, win after the Supreme Court lifted the blocks on his travel ban, and agreed to hear arguments later this fall.
In research using mice of both sexes, it has been found that gender differences could impact results in more than half of the experiments.