Saying “Chandrayaan 2 is cheaper than Interstellar” is pernicious because frugal engineering is not an end unto itself, especially when we seldom celebrate any other aspects of these missions.
The discovery demolishes the BJP government’s only basis for denying sanction for the chief minister’s prosecution for violence against Muslims in 2007.
Some from within the government have also slammed the taxation changes.
Bhanubhai Vankar died protesting the rampant injustice and apathy that continues against Dalits in broad daylight, re-packaged and marketed as the ‘Gujarat model.’
The regulator’s study shows that the major beneficiaries of profits from inflated prices have been hospitals and not patients or manufacturers.
Though constitutional guarantees and planned policies say otherwise, Urdu-speaking people in India have had a hard time trying to conserve their language and culture.
Twice before, the Gujarat high court has rejected his petitions to have the FIR against him quashed.
Without rain, Cape Town could run out of water by July 9, city authorities predict.
Once the station’s reconstruction is complete, “construction of Ram temple will be started” says Vinay Katiyar, BJP MP and prime accused in the demolition of the Babri Masjid.
Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation agreement in November last year, but there has been considerable delay in the repatriation of refugees.
Tech CEOs are out for themselves, not the public good.
It’s about time we Indians seriously thought about what constitutes “honour” and where it should be located.
The ball in the Jatin Mehta case is now in the CBI and Enforcement Directorate’s court. They will need help from the UAE government, but are unlikely to get it.
Matter could land in higher courts, as stakes for both Mittal and Ruias are high; bankers to call for fresh bids.
Dushyant Dave, representing the Bombay Lawyers’ Association, also questioned the court’s reluctance to force the Maharashtra government to submit an affidavit on the death of the judge.
The finance minister suggested the fraud represented a failure of public sector bank managements to use their autonomy responsibly.
Rejecting allegations that she has links to the Islamic State and is not mentally sound, Hadiya said she wishes to “live and die as an Indian citizen”.
The Khalistan issue got a fresh lease of life after the advent of the Trudeau government, his liberal party benefiting from strong Sikh support.
A recent Supreme Court order just goes to show how the BJP, not unlike the Congress, bent the rules for the big guns in the mining trade.
The government’s strategy regarding labour welfare in general and jobs in particular quite clearly projects that temporary jobs and current higher income are good enough.
“Such customs are needed to keep women within a certain boundary.”
Many of the themes in the joint statement issued at the end of the Iranian President’s visit hark back to a decade and a half when meaningful engagement between India and Iran had ceased.
Teacher transfers are an extremely sensitive issue in Rajasthan. The BJP government’s move is being seen as a ploy to placate disgruntled party workers after the loss in the recent by-polls.
In a federal democracy, the administrative convenience of the Union or the Election Commission cannot dictate the political processes of a state.
By all means, the Amazon molly should have gone extinct by now. Except it has not.
The plight of women in the country has its roots in Hindu traditions, and a Reformation may be needed to fix it.
“Why would we be against the country that gave us asylum?”
Time and time again, the CBI and ED have acted a little too late and have been frustrated by various procedural issues that get in the way of extraditing the accused back to India.
Under Narendra Modi’s rule, a string of well-connected businessmen have been able to escape legal consequences.
The recent Delhi high court trial shows us that the righteous defence of the generic drugmaker in 2013 was nothing more than an attempt at whitewashing the whole sordid affair.
How did a bunch of rogue employees manage to subvert the banking system so fully, and continue to do so without being caught even once?
Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar immolated himself on February 15, following which Congress MLA Naushad Solanki, independent MLA Jignesh Mevani and other protestors were detained.
By asking parliament to extend the emergency, the Maldives government has gone against strong assurances given to India.
The same set of businessmen, big and small, who were gaming the system earlier continue to thrive under the Modi regime.
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.