The process of reforming and striking down unjust and unequal laws across communities must be taken forward while expanding secular legislation to ensure gender justice.
The judgment overrules the 1961 Kharak Singh verdict.
From making the Board of Trustees more accountable to switching to the editorial collective model, there are several changes that could make running EPW smoother and more transparent.
Instead of calming down, the situation in the Gulf is becoming even more complicated. It is likely that the crisis will go on for a while still, and new relations will emerge from it.
Our long-held belief in pluralism is being neutered and rendered impotent through an institutionally sanctioned process.
One month after MHA ordered a CAG audit, Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Chandra’s son stepped down as director of a company involved in the Mizoram state lottery violations.
The infection is believed to be responsible for almost one in four neonatal deaths in India every year. The new intervention promises to bring this rate down by 40% at about $1 per baby.
The middle class doesn’t have the foggiest idea that it is consigning its vital identity of being ‘the people’ to the ritual flames of evening television day after day.
Besides Gender Justice, Triple Talaq Case Was Also About Separating Religion and State in Family Law
Marriage must now conclusively be held to be a secular institution, governed by civil law that confers equal rights on men and women within a marriage.
Pneumonia kills two lakh children in India every year, but the vaccine has so far been available only in the private market at a high price.
If implemented, the new policy will likely lead to confrontation with nuclear-armed Pakistan, but that does not mean the US should shy away from holding Islamabad’s feet to the fire.
The Swadeshi Jagran Manch has accused the pharmaceutical department of undermining the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Agency and diluting its powers.
If all the suspects are declared innocent, the responsibility for whatever happens must lie with the victims, for victims are the only certainties in any case.
While firms in the FMCG and auto sectors have done well, certain power, steel and telecom companies – where access to natural resources and political connections are crucial to success – have performed horribly.
At the national level, India seems intent on raising the gross enrolment ratio without considering if it will be sustainable as well as maintain a good standard of quality.
That’s pretty much what the history of gender difference science has told us, according to a new book by British science journalist Angela Saini.
Proponents of the project refused to let those bringing up environmental and health concerns say their piece.
Mining in Baphlimali has caused destruction to the climate and environment, and has wrecked the lifestyle of thousands of adivasis.
Maintenance tenders at the Sports Injury Centre in Delhi’s Centre-run Safdarjung Hospital show several financial irregularities, a committee formed to look into the matter has said in its report.
We want everyone, irrespective of political leanings, to support us in our fight for gender justice and reforms in Muslim personal laws from within.
Indian officials have expressed their satisfaction at US President Donald Trump calling Pakistan a “safe haven” for “agents of chaos”.
Different opinions emerged from the five-judge constitution bench.
While women’s rights groups and political parties hailed the decision as progressive, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board welcomed three judges’ emphasis on the freedom of religion.
Exploring the history and the struggle of the Chakma tribe.
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.
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.
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.
At Rs 128807.81 billion, liquidity is now at an all time high. This rise has to be absorbed to keep inflation in check.
Even though it was another country, Pakistan seemed just like India. But my mother’s fears certainly affected me. I have always regretted that.
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.
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 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 merger of the NCRB and the Bureau of Police Research and Development seems like an attempt to gain more control over security-related data.