Instead of waiting for all the data to come in and making an apples-with-apples comparison, are different numbers being thrown at the public in order to make a political point about the ‘success’ of demonetisation?
The Indian army’s higher leadership must reflect on its role as the sword arm of the republic, and have a clear vision of itself as the upholder of law.
Chilean women will be allowed to seek an abortion when their life is in danger, when a foetus is unviable or when a pregnancy results from rape.
Police said they tracked 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub to a rural area near Barcelona and shot him after he held up what looked like an explosives belt
Lula is still Brazil’s most popular politician, despite a corruption conviction that could bar him from running in the 2018 presidential election.
The court said that the practice would not be operational for six months and asked the government to come out with a legislation on triple talaq taking into account the concerns of Muslim bodies and the Sharia law.
US President Donald Trump has promised a stepped-up military campaign against Taliban insurgents who have gained ground against the US-backed Afghan government.
As manufacturers struggle to come to terms with the uncertainties brought on by shifty weather and a bleaker future, the labourers find themselves the most vulnerable link.
Happy Akhter of Magura, Lippi Akhter of Moulvibazar and Rikta of Patuakhali districts are among six women employees of a refueling station in Narayanganj.
If the scientific method was meant to eradicate superstitions, it would have eradicated the practice of caste- and gender-based discrimination in scientific institutions. It has not.
If the people or government of Jharkhand disagree with Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s book, they should fight it with their own books and ideas, not with bans and burnings.
Pradyot Manikya Burman talks to The Wire about the indigenous people’s demand for separate statehood and the 2018 elections where BJP will attempt to dislodge the CPI(M) government, which has been in power in Tripura since 1998.
It is important to look at how India’s own film industry was filtering the stories of World War II through the prism of cinema.
Domestic violence against women, seen as happening in the ‘private sphere’ of the family, inflicts costs on households, businesses and the overall economy.
It is the duty of the government to ensure that institutions are not denied the minority character on highly technical grounds and in total disregard to their origin and history.
The Indian Trust Act specifically forbids delegation of trustee responsibilities. Therefore, attacking the trustees for taking fright or capitulating may perhaps be a little inaccurate.
The visit took place after Beijing kept up the official rhetoric on Doklam with the release of a position paper in early August.
At Rs 128807.81 billion, liquidity is now at an all time high. This rise has to be absorbed to keep inflation in check.
Understanding how magnetic field lines will dance over the Sun is crucial to cracking a puzzling four-decade old problem as well as predicting space weather.
The death toll from drowning, snakebite, house collapse and landslide triggered by monsoon rains and floods rose to over 600 people on August 19.
Even though it was another country, Pakistan seemed just like India. But my mother’s fears certainly affected me. I have always regretted that.
Activists who have been working on the issue of undocumented immigrants from Bangladesh say they have not heard of these task forces, and even the police disagree on their number.
While the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has asked the court not to interfere with freedom of religion, the Centre has argued that gender equality and the dignity of women are constitutional values and cannot be compromised with.
In conversation with Pavan Kapoor, Indian ambassador to Israel, on Narendra Modi’s standalone visit, defence engagements between the two countries, India’s position on the two-state solution and more.
Beijing: China today blamed Indian soldiers for “violent action” against its troops during a standoff at Pangong Lake in Ladakh on August 15 leading to scuffles and stone pelting, and has lodged a protest with India. Indian border guards said they had foiled an attempt by Chinese soldiers to […]
On the one hand, we congratulate ourselves on the rising numbers of women in science and, on the other, choose to remain neutral in the face of orthodox patriarchy.
The factions led by chief minister K. Palaniswami and O. Panneerselvam have come together about six months after splitting.
A look at some of the bizarre opinions Indian judges have expressed.
Mandal, who was an official in the Bhagalpur district welfare department, was arrested on August 13 for being a conduit in the Rs 700-crore Srijan scam.
At least nine such deaths have occurred in Delhi in the past 45 days.
The case of a woman converting to Islam and marrying a Muslim man of her own volition has become about everyone else, ignoring the woman herself and what she wants.
Although cyberspace is important for economic growth, countries must also have supremacy in it through their ability to navigate it for intelligence gathering and cyberwarfare.
The tragedy for Pakistan at 70 is that the new “powers-that-be” are as morally and politically bankrupt as the old ones.
In conversation with Amar Nath Ram, former Indian ambassador to Bhutan, about the background of the Doklam crisis, the China factor and New Delhi’s ties with Thimpu.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has repeatedly talked about the importance of ‘cooperative’ federalism. But his party’s actions show that this is merely lip-service.
The National Investigation Agency had opposed Purohit being granted bail, saying there was enough evidence against him.
In a questionnaire sent to all political parties and the Election Commission, the panel has cited the UP elections to argue that first past the post may not be the “best suited system”.
Palaniswami and Panneerselvam are likely to arrive at the party headquarters in Chennai by noon and formalise the merger deal, party sources indicated.
In a prime-time speech to the nation, Trump may announce a modest increase in US troops, as recommended by his senior advisers.
Data shows that post demonetisation – announced on November 9, 2016 – the number of fatal instances in Kashmir have in fact gone up.
Eight officers, including a secretary-level Railway Board official, have faced action over the derailment that left 22 people dead and 156 injured.
The company’s last CEO hunt in 2014 was a major challenge. Sources familiar with internal discussions three years ago said they expected an even tougher challenge now.