The “secular” realm – jobs, prices, the economy, living conditions – is trumping the world of perverse ideas delivered slickly through clever propaganda disseminated by fanatical Hindutva outfits and a section of the fawning media.
In a video clip of the rally, protestors can be seen carrying the tricolour and chanting anti-government slogans while marching in support of the accused Deepak Khajuria.
Many young political activists also used the space to discuss issues of atrocities and discrimination faced by Dalits and the need to launch a national movement.
Rohingya refugees in India are trying to make a better life for themselves while fighting the threat of deportation.
Chronically low investments have made our public health systems fragile and overburdened, such that they have become incapable of reversing India’s TB crisis by themselves.
The battle in 2019 is not just to remove the BJP – it is to detox our democracy.
The Left Front government has been in power in the state for the past 25 years and just the possibility of change seems exciting to many young people.
The public broadcaster which runs DD and AIR baulked at the high salaries the I&B ministry proposed, which was way out of line with current levels.
The imposition of compulsory attendance is just one more in the slew of measures which have been taken since 2016 to enforce conformity and regimentation in an institution known for its aversion to both.
With resource persons drawn from various front organisations of the RSS, the ‘training programme’ has become a vehicle to indoctrinate teachers who had assembled from around the country.
Not only has the government failed to do a cost-benefit analysis of building the Pancheshwar Dam or assess its environmental impact, it has also fallen short of addressing the growing concerns of locals.
The unprecedented churn in South Asia and East Asia calls for imaginative solutions from India but the prime minister has nothing to offer.
Land redistribution measures in the state need to move beyond merely parceling out land.
The film characterises blackness as a stunning quality, like how a wilderness enthusiast might feel when she stumbles upon a black panther, a creature so dream-like it could almost be mythical
‘The Alkazi Collection of Photography: The Uprising of 1857’, edited by London-based historian Rosie Llewellyn Jones, examines the infamous revolt, which was among the first fully photographed wars in the history of India.
Voting is being held in 59 of the total 60 seats due to the death of the CPI(M) candidate for the Charilam constituency six days ago.
India and Iran signed nine agreements during President Rouhani’s visit, including a pact with an Indian company to take over interim operations at Chabahar port for the next 18 months.
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said he was quitting because he wanted to smooth the way for reforms.
The Life of Labour: 5 Killed in Blast at Cochin Shipyard, 12 Deaths in 3 Days Due to Manual Scavenging
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Nature programming on TV feeds a utopian delusion that pristine nature still exists in abundance – and contributes to our apathy.
Teaching students how to give exams does little to help solve the larger problem of education in India.
In a landmark court decision in New York, graffiti has been ruled to be proper art worthy of recognition and protection.
Edited by his great-granddaughter Neera Burra, Ruchi Ram Sahni’s A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab is a remarkable historical document.
The SPD has slid further into disarray since its leaders struck the coalition deal.
The helicopter, which was carrying Mexico’s interior minister and the state governor, crashed on top of two vans in an open field while trying to land at night in Santiago Jamiltepec.
“Turkey never used chemical weapons. We take utmost care about civilians in Operation Olive Branch,” a Turkish diplomatic source said.
Shooting in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Parkland fueled the long-running US debate between supporters of tougher controls on firearms and advocates for gun rights.
In a February 7-17 survey, 44% of respondents said they were satisfied with Macron, down six points from Ifop’s previous poll in January.
Disregard for local leaders and dependence on the Left may push the ‘grand old party’ to the third position in Tripura for the first time in the state’s history.
Maya Mirchandani speaks to former union minister and advocate Salman Khurshid on the latest triple talaq judgment and how the Gujarat elections were a sign of Congress’s revival.
Akhilesh Yadav’s political fortunes in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls hinge on his party’s performance in the general elections.
Imran Ali, 24, was found guilty by a court in Lahore on four counts of murder, abduction, rape and sodomy of a minor.
The gaping holes in Nostro account monitoring and the SWIFT messaging system were well-known. It just needed Nirav Modi to come along and exploit them.
Haryana, too, registered a drop of 35 points, followed by Rajasthan which saw a drop of 32 points, says a report released by NITI Aayog.
A landmark year for music, 1968 gave the world spectacular albums like The Beatles’ White Album and Simon and Garfunkel’s soundtrack for The Graduate that will remain forever young.
We travelled to Tripura where the Left Front government has been in power for the past 25 years. Watch what voters have to say about CM Manik Sarkar’s governance and the problem of unemployment.
Cyril Ramaphosa is no messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop popping, South Africans need to assess him as a mere mortal.
Educational institutes adopting practices from the corporate and industrial worlds to measure accountability is a serious problem. It’s worth considering why our education system makes us feel and behave like criminals.
Trudeau will hold talks in key areas of mutual interest, including trade and investment, energy, science and innovation.
Vinod Dua discusses the recent Punjab National Bank Scam and Nirav Modi’s role.
Decades-Old Cauvery Water Dispute Comes to an End, Karnataka Cheers as Tamil Nadu Water Quota Is Cut
The court announced that Tamil Nadu would get 177.25 tmc ft water, and Karnataka would get 14.75 tmc ft more than it was allocated in the previous judgement.
The story of a district in thrall to illegal mining; a first person account from Khabar Lahariya’s chief reporter in Mahoba.
The state’s ministry of education and department of education are sparring over who appointed the committee and selected the experts who shortlisted the books with objectionable content.