Meanwhile, the minister of state for external affairs V. K. Singh reiterated that the Indian government was considering all steps to get access to Jadhav.
The Wire Staff
Ambedkar worked tirelessly for the rights of the oppressed, providing radical solutions that put him at odds with national figures like Mahatma Gandhi.
This is the second train derailment in recent times in UP.
Having witnessed B.R. Ambedkar in person, Ramesh Tukaram Shinde’s collection of books and acute memory of a long-gone era are a gift for both scholars and the public.
Senior Pakistani official Sartaj Aziz on Friday listed the formal appeal options that Jadhav has under the country’s legal system.
Reached for a response, Colonel Rajesh Kalia, the Srinagar-based spokesman of the Ministry of Defence told The Wire, “The contents of the video are being verified and investigated.”
Sixty-seven years ago, on November 25, 1949, B.R. Ambedkar addressed India’s Constituent Assembly for the last time. Here is the full text of his speech.
The bomb was targeted at a series of caves used by the ISIS militants.
The timing of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence and the disappearance of a retired Pakistani army officer from near the Indian border has led many to speculate about an imminent swap.
In the thirty-fourth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about a parliamentary committee on subordinate legislation’s report on demonetisation and explains the provisions of the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
Harsh Mander’s ‘Where Are India’s Dissenting Hindus?’
Meanwhile, Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma has questioned whether the BJP is attempting to marginalise the minority Christian community.
Vote counting for ten assembly constituencies in eight states – Delhi, Karnataka, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Assam and Madhya Pradesh – is currently underway.
“From the first week of May, experts, scientists, technocrats can come for a week or ten days and try to hack the machines,” an official source said.
In the thirty-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about Pakistan sentencing former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav to death and farmers from Tamil Nadu stripping in front of the prime minister’s office.
New offer comes less than a week after India’s telecom regulator “advised” the Mukesh Ambani-backed company to drop its Summer Surprise free data offer.
In episode 32 of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses recent controversies around EVM machines and inflammatory political statements.
Saffiya Khan’s improbably calm stance – smiling, hands in pockets – in the face of a right extremist’s violent anger prompted Twitter users to dig up pictures of other women and girls rendering male anger impotent with their unfazed attitudes.
Journalist Rana Ayyub posted screenshots of abusive private messages with sexual overtones sent to her by Bincylal Balachandran.
The Storm Lake Times won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing for its coverage taking on Iowa’s powerful agricultural interests, including the Koch Brothers.
Former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav has been sentenced to death by Pakistan. Siddharth Varadarajan and Devirupa Mitra discuss how this decision may impact Indo-Pak relations.
The countries also pledged to expand counter-terror operations and take action against those financing and providing sanctuary to terror groups.
The government mapping agency wants to restrict its digital open series maps to Indian citizens by using Aadhaar authentication. But Aadhaar isn’t proof of citizenship.
Bondita Acharya was allegedly threatened on social media by Bajrang Dal activists with death, rape and acid attacks for condemning the Jorhat arrests.
IT searches revealed a routing of Rs 89 crore for “distribution to voters” in the constituency, which was set to vote on Jayalalithaa’s successor on April 12.
NIA officials from Hyderabad have said that they received orders from the headquarters not to appeal Aseemanand’s bail.
Narendra Modi offered $5 billion in two separate lines of credit to Sheikh Hasina, including $500 million for defence procurement meant to wean Bangladesh off Chinese military purchases.
New Delhi hopes that the new line of credit for $500 million for defence procurement will wean Dhaka off Chinese military purchases.
New Delhi: Though the Indian government on Friday rejected a resolution passed by the legislative assembly of Canada’s Ontario province describing the 1984 massacre of Sikhs as ‘genocide,’ the motion’s supporters liberally used quotes of Indian Home minister Rajnath Singh to justify the resolution’s use of the sensitive term. On April 6, a […]
In episode 31, Vinod Dua talks about the Supreme Court reserving its judgment in the Babri Masjid case, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, and how women are fighting back against online trolling.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Abhijit Banerjee, economist, professor and co-founder of Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) talk about poverty and economic development in India.
The Shiv Sena had threatened to disrupt Air India operations in Mumbai and Pune if the ban were not lifted.
The list of winners for films released in 2016 was announced today with the award ceremony scheduled for May 3 this year.
With the Teesta pact still a “work in progress”, Dhaka had its hopes pinned on getting some sign of support for the Ganga barrage project, however, even that is unlikely – at least during this visit.
In the thirtieth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the Panama Papers and amendments proposed to the Right to Information Act.
One of those arrested, a minor, has been sent to an observation home, while the other two were sent to 14-day judicial remand.
Pepsi was heavily criticised for coopting resistance movements for profit and using Kendall Jenner to evoke Black Lives Matter in its new ad.
Students working on the high school’s paper discovered the new principal’s MA and PhD degrees came from an unaccredited university.
In the twenty-ninth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about online trolling and how the Modi government has been taking credit for schemes started under the UPA regime.
After claiming that last week’s attacks against Africans couldn’t be labelled racist as the investigation was still pending, Swaraj today said only pre-meditated attacks can be racist.