The news channel has been asked to apologise for a programme they aired in 2016 wherein they referred to Raza and other poets as members of the ‘Afzal Premi Gang’.
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Mohan Bhagwat boasted that his cadres can be deployed at the border in a matter of days while the army would take “6-7 months”.
The shift in nuance means the Modi government is no longer insisting that Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian territory be ended in toto.
Most of CBI special judge O.P. Saini’s critical observations in his judgment on the role of the prosecution pertained to U.U. Lalit’s role as SPP, before Anand Grover’s appointment.
“Patel consistently offered Kashmir to Pakistan, but Liaquat Ali Khan was stubbornly obsessed with an imaginary idea of getting Hyderabad-Deccan.”
The opposition party says the lack of transparency over pricing is proof the Modi government struck a more expensive deal than the UPA had. New Delhi: Stepping up its offensive on the Rafale deal – which it cites as an example of ‘crony capitalism’ under Narendra Modi – […]
Senior counsel Indira Jaising pointed to the gaps in the procedures followed by the administrative machinery in the hours and days after Loya’s death. New Delhi: When the Supreme Court bench presided over by Chief Justice Dipak Misra resumed its hearing on Friday of the pleas seeking an […]
Vinod Dua discusses the political crisis in the Maldives and freedom of the press in India.
A memorandum, asking for a special investigation team probe into the affair, was signed by 115 MPs from opposition parties and submitted to the President.
Ramdev was scheduled to speak on ‘Cancer Prevention and Treatment: From Ancient Medicine to Modern Medicine’ to an audience of cancer specialists.
The UP police has carried out 1,142 encounters between March 20, 2017 and January 31, 2018.
Vinod Dua discusses Modi’s speech in parliament and asks why details of the Rafale deal have not been publicly disclosed.
Maya Mirchandani speaks to former foreign secretary Shyam Saran on the options India has if it chooses to intervene in the political crisis in the Maldives.
Officials say the large migratory population in Unnao and their high-risk behaviour may also be a reason.
Vinod Dua discusses the law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir and state of governance in Yogi Adityanath’s Uttar Pradesh.
The BJP MP also said that there should be a bill to punish those who do not respect Vande Matram and the national flag.
Vinod Dua discusses Amit Shah’s defence of Modi’s ‘pakoda’ comment in the Rajya Sabha.
With barely a few months worth of water left in its reservoirs and a fast approaching ‘Day Zero’ – the day taps run dry – all residents and tourists have been asked to do their bit.
The town in Uttar Pradesh has no history of communal violence.
An RTI petition revealed that people in charge of institutions like UGC and NAAC were awarded honorary doctorate degrees by the very same public universities they were in charge of.
India’s jump in the ‘Doing Business’ rankings turns out to be mostly an “artefact of methodological changes”, according to a report by the Centre for Global Development.
India’s benchmark ten-year bond yield was down five basis points at 7.55% at 0340 GMT, while the partially convertible rupee was at 64.39 per dollar versus its previous close of 64.07.
Urmilesh discusses Arun Jaitley’s announcement on a new health protection scheme with Dipa Sinha, who teaches at Ambedkar University Delhi, and Hridayesh Joshi, a senior journalist at NDTV.
Petitioner who moved court for independent inquiry apparently feels no need for it anymore, prompting allegations of engaging in underhand attempt to bury the case.
“Our Tej Mandir has been turned into a cremation ground by Aurangzeb,” says Vinay Katiyar.
While the current health schemes are flailing, the new one doesn’t inspire much confidence either.
All sectoral indices led by realty, metal, capital goods, healthcare and bankex were trading in the negative terrain, falling by up to 3.47%.
Maya Mirchandani interviews former foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon about India-China relations, ASEAN, Indian foreign policy and the role of diplomats.
In his budget speech, finance minister Arun Jaitley promised farmers a minimum support price at 50% over the cost of production of crops. Here’s a quick breakdown of the importance of MSP and what the new budget means for farmers.
Dushyant Dave, counsel for the Bombay Lawyers’ Association, said the speed with which the Maharashtra government acted to conduct its “discreet inquiry” itself raises suspicions.
The Yameen administration has said there are contradictions in a recent judicial ruling that calls for the immediate release of nine political prisoners, including the country’s former president Mohamed Nasheed.
Vinod Dua discusses allocation to agriculture in the Union Budget 2018 and VIP culture in India.
Clashes between the police and protestors broke out after the government did not implement the court’s order.
Vinod Dua breaks down the Union Budget 2018.
According to the opposition, the budget is mere ‘lip-service paid in the name of the farmers and the poor’ and will not have any real impact.
The new ‘subject-wise’ roster shows what type of cases will be listed before benches headed by the 12 seniormost judges of the apex court.
Siddharth Varadarajan and Anuj Srivas talk about the Union Budget 2018-2019.
The Wire’s founding editor M.K. Venu talks to Yamini Aiyar, president and chief executive of the Centre for Policy Research.
On January 31, the world saw a total lunar eclipse coinciding with the phenomena known as the ‘blue moon’ and the ‘supermoon’.
Ambiguities and more talk than outlays mean that little is likely to change.