The passing of the Mauritius-backed resolution is a blow to the UK, as the ICJ will now give an advisory on the Chagos archipelago currently under its control.
Beyond sedition, the Indian captain is guilty of a much more indefensible crime: weakening the nation’s resolve to demonise Pakistan and dehumanise Pakistanis.
Kumble’s selection and departure have their roots in a sickening culture nurtured by the BCCI: it hired him in fishy circumstances and then fired him when he stood up for himself.
Despite his background, Kovind never raised any questions directly about attorcities against Dalits.
Kovind also said that he had ceased to belong to any political party after he became governor of Bihar in 2015.
“It is, however, seen that a large number of associations have still not validated their foreign contribution designated bank accounts,” the home ministry said
While some reports say the victims were attacked on the pretext of carrying beef, a victim’s cousin says they were attacked by men who used communal slurs in an argument over seats.
Narendra Modi’s focus should be on establishing good chemistry with Donald Trump, reassuring the latter that India is a reliable partner democracy for the US.
Ambedkar had argued that Dalits did not wish to be represented by others, much less nominated by them, and vehemently favoured separate electorates since it brought to the forefront of democratic practice the most oppressed.
The documents detailed investigations into code books, radios and weapons, as well as plans utilised by Nazi spies which led to over 40 arrests.
Despite his meteoric rise through the ranks of the royal family, the new Saudi crown prince must consolidate his newfound authority and quell discord.
Most EU states are vying to host the European Banking Authority and the European Medicines Agency, which employ 1000+ people and come with large funding.
A wealthy political family, the Mautes started out pledging allegiance to ISIS to ‘spook and coerce’ – but since then have amped up their support to the organisation.
A remake of ‘Little Boy’, ‘Tubelight’ is marred by bad acting from its lead, bad direction and bad script writing.
The demands include closing Al Jazeera television, reducing ties to their regional adversary Iran and closing of a Turkish military base in Qatar.
The healthcare Bill features sharp cuts to the Medicaid programme, drawing strong opposiyion from Democrats, protestors and even certain Republicans.
The deal is being termed “a game changer” for US-India relations as it finally operationalises India’s status as a “major defence partner” for the US.
Inspired by Gandhi’s minimalistic approach to diet intake, the tea is an organic caffeine-free blend of all-natural ingredients.
A Balochistan government spokesman said the blast happened near the office of the inspector general of police when officers stopped the car to search it near a checkpoint.
Allegations of ties to Russia have cast a shadow over Trump’s first five months in office, distracting from attempts by his fellow Republicans in Congress to overhaul the US healthcare and tax systems.
ISRO’s PSLV-38 was launched carrying the Cartosat-2 series satellite – a dedicated satellite for the defence forces – along with 30 nano satellites.
Audit report fingers two Essel-associated firms, alleging that gross irregularities took place in the Mizoram lottery tender and revenue-sharing process from 2012-2015.
As India repositions itself and adjusts to new realities, ties with the US remain key for both strategic and economic reasons, and the convergence of interest is unlikely to disappear.
The National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-nomadic Tribes has submitted its interim recommendations to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with a view to address the issues plaguing the community.
Madhya Pradesh police using the sedition law to book 15 men for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory in the Champion’s Trophy final indicates that lessons have not been learnt from the apex court order.
The advent of solar energy in three villages of Birsing char has had a transformative impact on primary healthcare and other daily activities of rural Assamese communities.
Tobacco cultivation and the curing process contributes towards deforestation, soil depletion, loss of soil nutrients and pollution due to the heavy use of agrochemicals.
The resettled people live without basic utilities – they don’t have running water or resources for agriculture – leaving them dependent on erratic rain cycles and outside aid.
Law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP was hired by the online taxi service after employees gave contradictory accounts of how Uber obtained the medical records of a women who was raped in Gurgaon in early 2015.
The Pakistani army has also released a second video in which he reiterated his ‘confession’ of being involved in fomenting terror and sectarian actvities.
Naidu’s statements come at a time when a spate of farmers suicides have rocked Indian polity and a number of agitations led by farmers are underway across various parts of the country.
The decision to support the former Lok Sabha Speaker was taken in a meeting of 17 opposition parties at the Parliament Library today.
Modi’s two-day visit to Washington, where he will be meeting US President Donald Trump for the first time, begins on Sunday
Despite farmers citing demonetisation as one of the chief causes for their distress and protests, the government is still projecting it as an excellent move.
An interview with Talmiz Ahmed, former Indian ambassador in Riyadh, on the Saudi Arabian king making Mohammed bin Salman the crown prince.
NASA’s Kepler Mission has identified thousands of exoplanets but there are a lot of unanswered questions about these distant alien worlds how earth-like their environments are, if at all.
In the seventy-first episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the NDA nominee for president, Ram Nath Kovind, and discusses the renewed movement demanding a separate Gorkhaland.
Even though community health centres have been set up to provide free healthcare, the professionals working there and the treatment given to patients leave much to be desired.
Will Kovind as president be a champion for Dalit justice? Will he uphold the values of the constitution?
Besides the jail term, the speaker, K.B. Koliwad, also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them.