A desperate attempt is underway to change the narrative over the death of scores of children.
The Swiss People’s Party has said that India and ten other countries are “too corrupt” and that it will get enough support in the country’s parliament to halt the tax information exchange process.
The quotation published in a newspaper ad is misleading and mischievous. It is erroneous and puts words in Gandhi’s mouth that are not his.
Singers both in India and Pakistan have found creative ways out of imposed silences on certain kinds of music to keep their art and repertoires alive.
While the state government lost no time in banning a book on the grounds that it portrayed the Santhal women in a bad light, it has done little to solve the issues of unemployment and widespread hunger plaguing the community.
Sikh siblings Gurbachan Kaur and Ajit Singh recount the days of Partition when they had to flee from Pakistan to India.
Villagers are often the first line of defence against elephants wandering into farmland and settlements, so community-led efforts with traditional methods have come to the fore.
The Swachh Bharat Mission’s unthinking obsession with ‘behavioural change’ is taking an unconscionable toll on the poorest.
Modi’s remarks of seeking a peaceful resolution to the issues plaguing the Valley have been welcome by several leaders, but many worry his words are simply symbolic without any concrete action on the ground.
Amidst the doom and gloom of Trumpism, Americans are discovering the politics of mass mobilisation to wage the battles thrust upon them.
Meanwhile in Kerala, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat went against the CPI(M)-led state government to hoist the tricolour at a school in Palakkad district.
Iran says new US sanctions breach the agreement it reached in 2015 with the United States, Russia, China and three European powers.
Justices R.K. Agrawal and M.M. Shantanagoudar listed the case for hearing on August 17, saying “this matter requires lengthy hearing” .
Article 35A, added to the constitution by a presidential order in 1954, denies property rights to a woman who marries a person from outside the state.
The apex court has issued a notice to Karti and four others in the case and posted the matter for hearing on August 18th.
The month-long ‘We are Sikhs’ ad campaign was launched by the National Sikh Campaign, a non-profit group, to coincide with the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi.
A senior Taliban official said the rare decision to address Trump directly coincided with the president’s deliberations on US policy in Afghanistan.
Trump reverted to his position that both sides were at fault, a day after bowing to pressure to condemn the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazi and white supremacists.
In Nepal, the death toll rose to 115, while floods in Bangladesh have killed at least 39 people. Fifty-six people have died in Bihar since Sunday.
They “resolved to enhance peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region by establishing a new two-by-two ministerial dialogue,” the White House said.
Vinod Dua discusses the journey of independent India through development indicators.
The price of the antimalarial drug α/β arteether fell because it was discovered and developed through publicly funded research – something to keep in mind when funding for labs is cut.
Shortage of textbooks in schools in Banda shows the farcical state of primary education in rural Bundelkhand.
The government’s decision to open 22 colleges named after Deen Dayal Upadhyaya in Assam reinforces the RSS’s much-hyped role in last year’s state elections.
Satpathy says he does not buy that there is no alternative to Modi in the next general elections and is confident of the re-emergence of the regional parties.
According to an index developed by Oxfam and Development Finance International, six South Asian countries rank in the bottom 20 in terms of addressing inequalities.
Regardless of the Supreme Court’s final verdict, the false dichotomy between privacy and welfare must be expunged.
Granddaughters Aastha and Bhavya’s bedtime stories included their grandmother’s time spent in Peshawar, and because of that Peshawar felt like a place far away, belonging to a fairy tale.
Let us kindle within young Indians a strong desire to work for a better present, as against the ‘proud Indian’ who merely dreams of resurrecting some ‘golden age’ from the past.
Fifteen days on, the situation in the flooded villages of Banaskantha in north Gujarat is far from what can be called normal.
Assam, where more than 31 lakh people have been affected by floods in 25 districts, found innovative ways to celebrate Independence Day.
‘Freedom First! is a protest movement in Kerala that is made up of collective, continuous, simultaneous acts of freedom that anyone, anywhere can commit.’
The impact of Partition has remained an untouched territory in the cultural landscape of Britain, which Memories of Partition is addressing by capturing the collective memory of people affected by it.
From Gunga Jumna to Phir Subah Hogi, messages in the songs from these films resonate even today.
My father was able to reaffirm the one faith he had: that as often as not, human relations override political, national and even religious dividing lines.
Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy’s United Bengal Plan That Could Have Changed the Course of India’s History
Suhrawardy, a largely forgotten figure today, was Bengal’s chief minister in 1946 and is often mis-remembered as a Hindu-hating communal leader.
Nearly half of India’s weapons, including tanks and artillery guns, have stocks for less than ten days of combat.
Officials said the services were suspended on Independence Day as a precautionary measure.
Yashpal’s two-volume Jhutha Sach, which revolves around two key moments that directly shape Partition, closely connects history and fictional narrative.
Despite economic troubles, a questionable education system and a booming healthcare sector catering fabulously to its minuscule elite, it is religion that is on the tip of every politician’s tongue.
A fortnightly column reflecting on chapters of India’s political past that are relevant today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that faith-based violence was “unacceptable” and that the Kashmir problem can’t be solved by “guns and abuses”.
Sasikala’s nephew was joined by at least 23 MLAs and four MPs at the rally near Madurai.
Will nature be crushed underfoot by the ease of doing business? Or will ecological wisdom thrive? It truly is time for India to decide.