The Bombay Lawyers Association says the CBI’s decision to not challenge the December 2014 order of a CBI court discharging Shah was “illegal, arbitrary and malafide”.
Members of the Kanjarbhat community, the three protesters are part of a social media campaign against the regressive practice carried out by their community.
The country’s national interest would be better served if analysts think of their vocation more broadly than merely paying attention to the nuances of diplomatic ties.
Harassment of women and worse are as rampant in France as in many other countries, despite romantic notions of the ideal French woman.
While private power companies may have walked away with savings of more than Rs 50,000 crore in the last September auction, they offered only token tariff concessions ranging from 1 to 4 paise per unit.
The annual Oxfam survey revealed that 67 crore Indians comprising the population’s poorest half saw their wealth rise by just 1% in the last year.
Last week, the Mumbai police switched to an eight-hour duty schedule for the constabulary and assistant sub-inspector levels. The rest of the country needs to follow suit.
A fantastical view of the stupidities, fallacies, misconceptions, whims and fancies regarding Aadhaar.
We need to ask why the Rajputs of Rajasthan and Gujarat did not protest a series of Hindi films on their history made since the 1950s, but now protest every single film they believe usurps their monopoly.
Police said the person who opened fire was apprehended within 15 minutes of the shooting.
The blacklist was drawn up in December to discourage the most aggressive tax-dodging practices after several disclosures of off-shore schemes.
The Hindu Kush Himalayan region provides water to more than 1.3 billion people, almost a fifth of the world’s population, living in downstream river basins.
The dismissal of a theory for scientific wrongness should be preceded, or accompanied, by an understanding of what science is. Does the minister know this?
Those who ‘who side with peace’ have been detained across Turkey over their social media posts since Operation Olive Branch began in Syria’s Afrin region.
Vairamuthu’s article fails to use any authoritative source, let alone multiple ones, in support of its thesis on Andal.
The Canadian author made the mistake of questioning the #MeToo campaign and was savaged on social media.
Flight MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 with 239 people, mostly Chinese, on board.
The apex court directed the listing of the case for February 2, when the hearing would be tested on the standard of objectivity, which the bench has set for itself.
Rather than chasing the mirage of a grand secular alliance, the Left must take the lead in launching powerful struggles on the ground.
Given the profoundly anti-science attitude of our government leaders, things are not likely to change in a hurry.
The action of the agency came on the basis of a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence investigation which had shown over invoicing in the imports between 2011-12 and 2014-15.
Petrol price rose to Rs 72.38 per litre in Delhi, highest since March 2014, according to the daily fuel price list of state-owned oil firms. In Mumbai, prices have crossed Rs 80-mark – costliest in the country.
The resolution was moved by Sena MP Sanjay Raut, who said the BJP had been demoralising the party for the last three years.
Netaji’s vision of India was one where all of its many, varied communities would enjoy basic human rights, good health, literacy, decent employment, and live together in peace and harmony.
“People must understand that the Supreme Court has passed an order. They must abide by it. It is the obligation of the states to maintain law and order,” the bench said.
The US president could surely use a primer on the gathering to prepare him for the clashes sure to come.
The Direct Benefits Transfer pilot for subsidised foodgrains in Nagri block has, ironically, led to a quantum jump in cash transactions, inconveniencing beneficiaries and dealers as also putting enormous pressure on banks, even as 25% people still remain excluded.
US President Donald Trump last month recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and said he would move the US Embassy there – dismaying Palestinians who claim the eastern part of the city and angering Arab states across the region.
The court ruled that it would examine if all the matters in the case should be heard by the Supreme Court itself.
Every morning, Asir Uddin Qureshi stuffs two big plastic bags with leftover meat from a butcher’s shop and sells it in the narrow by-lanes of Ajmeri Gate. The meat that he sells facilitates a decades-old tradition of feeding the black kites and other birds of prey in Old Delhi.
The calls come as Bangladesh delayed the repatriation of the largely stateless Rohingya to Myanmar that was set to begin on Tuesday, as the process of compiling and verifying the list of people to be sent back was incomplete.
Advocate Manish Vashisht, appearing for one of the MLAs, submitted before the bench that the matter requires urgent listing.
US Senate Democrats accepted the Bill to restore funds to keep the government running for three more weeks in exchange for a promise by Republicans to hold a debate on the status of the young immigrants.
Though it had few specific details, the agreement is part of an evolving and more aggressive Chinese foreign policy in Latin America.
Controversial case pits advocates of the autonomy of an adult woman to decide whom she marries against conspiracy theorists who see Hadiya’s marriage as part of a supposed Muslim plot to seduce and convert Hindu women.
Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day US government shutdown, approving the latest short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants.
Dated laws in Tanzania are a drastic attempt to prevent pregnancy in a society where engaging in sex before marriage is seen as shameful, reckless and immoral.
In the early 20th century a Russian scientist – regarded as the father of rocketry – made some novel predictions on where we would be in space in the 21st century. So how accurate was he?
Since we are witnessing the renewal of what can be termed the battle of identities, Walcott’s work may help us to not repeat ourselves, and thereby, repeat history.
Out of 393 ongoing cases involving human rights abuses committed during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship, 247 are still in the initial stage of investigation of the judicial process.
The plan, unlike many plans for drought, is proactive and focuses on prevention and mitigation instead of reacting to drought once it has occurred.
Deshmukh is the second leader from Vidarbha after Nana Patole to have openly expressed his discontent about Fadnavis’ inaction on the issue of separate statehood.
Republican lawmaker Patrick Meehan asked the panel to investigate allegations he engaged in sexual harassment and misused official resources.
Trump denied using the word to describe Haiti and African countries during a meeting on immigration earlier this month, but his account was contradicted by others.
The Pope’s comments expressing his certainty in the innocence of Chilean Bishop Juan Barros, who has been accused of protecting a notorious paedophile, were at the receiving end of criticism in Chile and his native Argentina.
The three-day-old campaign has opened a new front in Syria’s multi-sided civil war, realigning a battlefield where outside powers are supporting local combatants.