A Delhi court on Thursday acquitted Mohammed Hussain Fazili and Mohammed Rafiq Shah of all charges while the third accused, Tariq Ahmed Dar, was found guilty and sentenced to ten years in jail.
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FTII says that Gurvinder Singh violated the shooting norms given to him, while Singh says this comes in the wake of his support of a suspended student.
Ending the 10-day impasse in Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami has been invited by the governor to form the government and seek a vote of confidence as soon as possible.
In the third episode, Vinod Dua talks about ISRO’s recent achievement and the ‘remonetise India’ drive.
The nation’s foreign currency reserves were depleted after it bought a $140 million bond to pay the GMR group $240 million as compensation for cancelling a contract.
The court was responding to a petition from a Channapatna-based tailor who had raised concerns over the Centre’s decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for PDS.
The external affairs ministry said there was nothing new or unusual about such visits and hence political meanings should not be read into them.
The documentary, Killing for Conservation, shows the consequences of Kaziranga’s conservation success and the impunity enjoyed by the forest guards.
In Madhya Pradesh, a farmer committed suicide when he could not repay loans after his crop failed and he did not receive the insurance that he was entitled to.
The Wire takes you through the history of elections, party politics and power shifts in Uttarakhand.
In the second episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the criminalisation of politics and paid news.
The Supreme Court has directed Sasikala and two others to surrender to the trial court in Bengaluru and serve the remaining part of their four-year jail term.
The PSLV C37 mission, scheduled for February 15, will deploy 104 satellites into a polar Sun-synchronous orbit around Earth.
Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire, discusses Sasikala’s conviction and what it means for the state’s politics in a Facebook Live chat.
British band Wild Beasts’ newest video for their song, ‘Alpha Female’ turns the spotlight on Bengaluru’s women skateboarding community.
Sevanti Ninan, Vipul Mudgal and M.K. Venu on what lies behind recent spate of media sackings.
A daily show with senior journalist Vinod Dua.
The cases will be registered under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code along with section 126A and B of the Representation of the People Act.
The stakes in the Mumbai municipal corporation elections are very high for the BJP and the Shiv Sena.
While O. Panneerselvan says V.K. Sasikala is keeping MLAs ‘hostage’, reports say she may go on hunger strike if the governor does not invite her to take the oath of office soon.
Opposition parties are likely to see the Jagran report as not just deliberate defiance of the EC but also an attempt to try and influence UP voters in favour of the BJP even as six phases of the election still remain.
A free-flowing conversation on the peculiarities of Indian nationalism, its changing forms and more.
The Indian and Chinese governments are projecting Wang Qi’s story as a positive expression of India-China cooperation.
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The pigeon made its escape when the head constable opened the captive’s cage because he was “curious”. The police have informed intelligence agencies of the blunder.
Lost archives of the pioneering film studio Bombay Talkies have gone on display at an exhibition in Australia.
“Amma gave him several opportunities when she was alive. Which is why I gave him an opportunity as well,” Sasikala on Pannerselvam.
A translation of the 60-page Hindi note written by the former chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Kalikho Pul on August 8, 2016, one day before he committed suicide.
The Wire’s Hindi site, which has obtained a copy of the note – titled ‘Mere Vichaar’ or ‘My Thoughts’ – is publishing it in its entirety today.
Asked if she thought her swearing-in was being delayed by the governor even though she has been elected leader of the legislature party, Sasikala told reporters, “I feel exactly what you feel.”
The Government Polytechnic Institute’s principal wants women students to wear salwar kameez and has also segregated the college canteen by gender.
Supreme Court rebuffs challenge to repeated promulgation of Enemy Property ordinance, says national security considerations are involved.
MSG’s study sought to accurately assess the presence of Indian indigenous languages at the World Book Fair.
Eleven patients have died in the last two months at the overcrowded, unhygienic and understaffed government-run home.
Several corporations, including Budweiser, used their Super Bowl ad slots to air videos that promoted inclusion and undermined Trump’s immigration policy.
After the AIADMK meeting today, O.Panneerselvam stepped down making way for Sasikala to take the helm.
Even well-meaning Israelis are guilty of ‘normalising’ the Israeli occupation of Palestine, says Marcy Newman. Not true, says Shulman, Israeli scholar and activist for Palestinian rights, and the organiser of Krishna’s recent concerts.
A look at the various factors that may impact the Goa assembly elections.
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M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, in a discussion with journalist Govindraj Ethiraj on the nuances of this year’s Budget.