Far from clamouring for the videos tapes of Ayyub’s sting operation, Modi partisans have maintained a studied silence. Is it simply because they are cowards, or because they have accepted its truth?
Apart from telling the Nuclear Suppliers Group about its nonproliferation record, India also outlined the additional measures it had taken beyond what the group requires.
At a memorial for Isak Chishi Swu, there was notable tension on the future of the Framework Accord and the peace process.
Kashmir has 20,000 widows and half-widows; women whose husbands were killed either by militants, state security forces or in the crossfire.
Under interim peace deals from the 1990s, Israel collects tax revenues on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, which exercises limited self-rule.
As the protest against education reform in Mexico intensified, the government air lifted food supplies to crisis-struck areas.
Both houses of the parliament were dissolved in May in a bid to oust intransigent independents in the upper house Senate.
What the combination of Samuel Bourne, Charles Shepherd and William Howard achieved was establishing a canon that lives on in the unknowingly, yet faithfully replicated frames in photographs taken by professionals and amateurs of classic Bourne images.
Bangladesh has seen an increase in militant violence in the last year and a half, with a series of deadly attacks targeting atheists, gays, liberals, foreigners and members of religious minorities.
Despite its boldness in identifying the crisis in education, the range of issues it covers and the number of recommendations it makes, the report is stymied by a limited perspective on change.
“They ask us if we wear clothes in Africa. Do you think we started wearing clothes only after coming to India?”
Security concerns persist in the region after a spate of attacks carried out by Al Qaeda in Mali, Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso over the past year.
The missile launched “accidentally” amid assertions by President Jingling that China would continue to oppose Taiwanese independence.
Critics praised the credibility of this year’s report, which has received flak for politicised rankings in the past.
The probe and trial around the murder of the prominent politician four years ago raises questions about three troubled aspects in the Maldives – the judiciary, politics and religion.
Like the internet before it, 3D printing is another important generative technology. It can unleash the creativity of the next generation of innovators and spawn entirely new, life-enriching products and services.
Daya Kishan Thussu’s Communicating India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood lucidly maps out the complex concept in its historical, cultural and political contexts.
What do we know of B.C. Roy, the doctor honoured every year on July 1, National Doctors’ Day?
Private contractors can provide immediate relief to a conflict-torn region, but run the risk of damaging the very fabric of the international state system in the long run.
According to disaster management office sources, the cloudburst occurred in the villages of Singhali, Patthakot, Ogla and Thal villages.
Collaborating with Tokyo on the port project could serve as a springboard for New Delhi to develop credible partnerships with external stakeholders, and elevate its political and economic profile in the region.
Goa is one of the most liveable states in the country, permits a good quality of life, is relatively safe and is well-connected to the rest of India and the world.
After the Orlando shooting that killed 49 people and wounded 53 more at a gay nightclub, gun-control proponents ratcheted up pressure for meaningful legislation.
Most of the leaders of the 2011 uprising that gained global attention have now fled China, others arrested or under severe threat.
Kolkata’s own Bourne & Shepherd, which ran for 176 years, shut down this month after years of being plagued by misfortune.
The opposition has criticised the Erdogan government for waking up too late to the threat posed by the Islamic State.
The Brexit could lead to economic renewal for the UK, but only if the country stops taking neoliberal economic opinions from Financial Times, The Economist and others of their kind.
Advocates of the LGBT community have appreciated the move but have said that the change has been a long time coming.
A Muslim woman will still have to go to court to secure her rights.
Japan’s fast-ageing society is one where political activism has a bad name and views and votes are overwhelmed by a more powerful older generation.
Prospects of a political deal appear dim due to the conflict between US and Russia on Assad’s future.
In the summer of 1946, the US government detonated the first of many atomic bomb tests in the Marshall Islands. Seventy years of radiation exposure later, residents are still fighting for justice.
While the decline of the Left in India continues, there is not enough debate on how the movement can renovate itself
The Conservative Party has begun the process of electing a new leader and presumptive prime minister to replace David Cameron.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for recent killings in the country, but the government says homegrown extremists are behind the attacks.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That’s why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
The government did not implement the Swaminathan commission recommendation of an MSP set at 50% over cost as it feared “price distortions in markets”.
ToI and HT are a part of the group of offenders when it comes to intrusive online ads. How will the ad-blocking wars play out in India?
This makes Theresa May, the interior minister who backed remaining in the EU, the new favourite to succeed Cameron.
The Centre is wrong in assuming that Rajan’s exit will make things easy. The institutional integrity of India’s central bank is at stake.
Veena Sahasrabuddhe’s death is a great loss because she was a formidable singer, and also because she was a self-aware guru and a woman.