Triggered by a cricket match, the controversy at NIT Srinagar has escalated after alleged police brutality against students.
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Although it appears that the company referred itself to the fraud office after an internal audit, the SFO’s inquiry comes at a difficult time for the salt-to-software conglomerate, which is looking to exit its UK business.
Expressing concern at the growing number of cases of murdered bloggers in Bangladesh, organisations and individuals raise questions on what the government is doing.
The UN says it is “trying to take a responsible attitude,” responding to Modi’s accusation to the contrary, made in Brussels days after the IS-led attacks.
Plans include cutting off remittances to Mexico, imposing increased trade tariffs, and cancelling visas and increasing visa fees.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced today that total prohibition has been enforced with immediate effect.
Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Among 500 Indians Identified in Global Investigation on Offshore Dealings
The list also includes DLF’s K P Singh, Gautam Adani’s elder brother Vinod Adani, Indiabulls promoter Sameer Gehlaut and members of the family who promote Apollo Tyres.
Mehbooba Mufti has been sworn in as the first Muslim woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and will head a coalition government with the BJP in the only Muslim-majority state.
Party calls on all non-BJP, non-Congress parties to defeat the amendment in parliament.
At least 18 people were killed and over 60 others injured as portion of an under-construction flyover collapsed in central Kolkata’s Burrabazar area
Her swirling, curved structures made her one of the most sought after contemporary architects.
Puzzled by recent events on the HCU campus? Here’s a handy timeline of what’s gone on over the past few months.
If the larger ICANN community feels there is need for a harassment-specific policy, the policy development procedure should be exercised: Ombudsman
For the benefit of The Wire’s readers, we are providing a transcript of the ‘confessional’ video released by the Pakistani government on March 29 in which Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian man arrested on charges of being a spy, says he is a serving navy officer and an operative of the Research and Analysis Wing.
The students of UoH have received solidarity from academicians and students around the world, including those from JNUSU.
Physicists are eagerly awaiting more data concerning a possible new particle sighted last year. If the LHC confirms its existence, our existing theories of physics will have to be profoundly reshaped.
Some believe a minor gas leak or explosion on board the probe could’ve caused it to start rotating or tumbling, and turned its antenna away from Earth.
The prime minister recently asserted his support for reservation policies, but the stalling of a bill for reservations in promotions for SCs/STs tells another story.
The arrest of a former Indian naval man is likely to lead to a revival of Pakistani allegations of Indian involvement in a whole range of subversive acts, and cast a shadow over the yet-to-be-resumed dialogue process.
The recent violence on the campus of the University of Hyderabad has led to anger among its alumni and faculty over what they say is the use of brutal force by the police.
Alleged perpetrator files counter-complaint with ombudsman’s office after being publicly identified
More than two months after he went on leave following Rohith Vemula’s suicide on campus, Hyderabad Central University vice chancellor Appa Rao Podile resumed office in the teeth of violent protests by students who blamed him for the ‘institutional killing’ of the Dalit research scholar. According to PTI, […]
At least 28 people were killed and 130 injured in a coordinated terrorist attack in Brussels, Belgium, earlier today
Outspoken remarks on statehood for Marathwada angered legislators forcing Advocate General Shreehari Aney to quit
Adivasi activists, lawyers and others are being punished for daring to raise their voice against fake enounters, fake surrenders, rapes and everyday harassment by the police, says Lingaram Kodopi.
“A call to the media and the general public to reflect upon the deeply disquieting trends visible in the public sphere and in our polity today”
Senior interlocutors from India and Pakistan met in Bangkok for the 18th round of the Chaophraya Dialogue to discuss bilateral ties, the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, terrorism and extremism, bilateral connectivity, the conflict in Afghanistan and the shared challenge of climate change.
New Delhi: On March 18, the Patiala House court in Delhi granted JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya interim bail for six months. The bail amount has been set at Rs. 25,000 for each of them. Khalid and Bhattacharya were arrested and placed in judicial custody for […]
In the upcoming assembly elections, the demand for a ban on liquor has become a hot political issue.
Full text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the World Sufi Forum in New Delhi on March 17, 2016.
They will like shape the nature of the debate that will follow and the inevitable arguments presented before India’s judicial system.
Universty VC urged to protect Nivedita menon from such attacks and protect the sanctity of university debate.
Bhujbal’s arrest evoked a somewhat subdued reaction among his party colleagues and leader Sharad Pawar
Vijay Mallya is at an advantageous position to negotiate with the Centre in the money-laundering and wilful-default case.
A group of former judges, IPS officers and jurists on Friday made a passionate plea to the Chief Justice of India and all the other judges of the Supreme Court of India, urging them to take suo motu constitutional action on the alarming and threatening statements being made […]
New Delhi: In another example of academic autonomy and freedom of expression coming under strain, Amit Sengupta, a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, has resigned after being issued a transfer order to IIMC Dhenkenal – a move he described as a “punishment posting” and a […]
If all you read were the newspapers, you’d think the budget this year was great for farmers and the poor ‘A Pro-Poor Push in Hard Times’ says The Hindu ‘Glowing in the Wind’ is the TOI’s headline The Economic Times says ‘Farmer is India’s DiCaprio’ … We’re not […]
“Perhaps what has been most baffling about the fallout from JNU, following the February 9 protest, has been the reckless reporting in many quarters of the mainstream media and across the web. Possibly slanderous and libelous, the coverage has no doubt been unethical, irresponsible, and more sensational […]
In a riveting 45-minute speech laced with wit and sarcasm shortly after being released from jail, JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar directly took on Prime Minister Modi and the RSS.
It’s from the instrument called MENCA, whose designs are based on the CHACE instrument on board the Chandrayaan-1 mission to Earth’s moon in 2008.