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 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.
Yellow fever is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes in tropical regions and is still a major killer in Africa. It had largely been brought under control in the Americas.
If it’s a crime to cover events in South Kashmir, then all Kashmiri journalists and photojournalists should be booked, says family of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf charged as a “stone-pelter” by the NIA.
The national debt, which future generations must pay off, exceeds $20 trillion. Republicans approved tax cuts in December that will add about $1.5 trillion to the debt over ten years.
The guards of the private agency, which had won the contract to guard the Kabul hotel three weeks ago, had offered little resistance, according to a senior government security official involved in the investigation of the attack.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said he pulled the offer because of what he said was Trump’s failure to follow through on the outlines of an agreement the two men discussed on Friday.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s counsel has, however, requested that adequate security measures be put in place during the screening.
The Dalit Women Speak Out conference brought together over 400 delegates from across the country. What was our intent, and where do go from here?
The shooter entered a common area at Marshall County High School in Benton, pulled out a pistol and began firing at students.
The 103 year old Latin American poet, who described himself as an anti-poet, was noted for his black humour, his sense of irony and his refusal to take poetry too seriously.
Gujarat minister of state for home Pradipsinh Jadeja promised action against those guilty of the violence.
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said they were discussing bringing an impeachment motion against the CJI in the coming budget session of the parliament.
The constant invocation of Rajput courage and Muslim villainy feeds into the paranoia of the Hindu right.
Many Bangladeshis migrate out of the country in search of better economic prospects and a higher quality of life, while their families are left behind.
A narrow bilateral approach to foreign policy can stall India’s aspirations in becoming a global leader.
Despite new findings, the deaths can’t be blamed on enteric fever alone.
The Iranian regime may have succeeded at ending the street protests, but it has not been able to put off the fire beneath the ashes.
The issue at stake is whether the CPI(M) will forge an understanding with the Congress to try and defeat the BJP in 2019 or go it alone, as party hardliners prefer.
Police said the person who opened fire was apprehended within 15 minutes of the shooting.
Vinod Dua discusses Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at the Davos summit and wealth inequality in India.
Masekela gained global recognition with his distinctive Afro-Jazz sound and hits such as ‘Soweto Blues’, a song which became synonymous with the anti-apartheid movement.
According to PM Narendra Modi, India must show the way by referring frequently to ancient Indian thought and scriptures that call for harmony between humans and nature.
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.
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.