The Congress has claimed Sushma Swaraj has misled the families of the missing labourers by saying they were in a jail in Iraq, although the jail appears to have been destroyed three months ago.
The Wire Staff
“We will create a situation where people will love the nation. And if they don’t, we will force them to love it,” the head of Veterans India has said.
More than 150 academics have questioned the decisions to remove an article on the Adani Group from the EPW website and impose restrictions on the editor.
A combined effort by both the Centre and the states is necessary to implement Acts, especially welfare schemes like the Food Security Act, to ensure people have a better quality of life.
Humans have created eight billion tonnes of plastic since the 1950s. The discarded mass now floods landfills, pollutes oceans and threatens ecosystems, according to a new global analysis.
The incident occurred after the army personnel, who were dressed in civilian clothing, were denied to pass a barricade point set up by the police.
While the NHAI officials have denied any knowledge of the money found in media kits, the incident is being viewed as BJP’s attempt to unethically influence the political narrative in the state.
Vinod Dua discusses the adverse effect of demonetisation on India’s GDP and the labour market, and how public spending on education has been steadily declining.
On Thursday, Swaraj had told Rajya Sabha that India’s position to end the stand-off at Doklam was for both the countries to withdraw their troops.
In today’s edition of #TheWireExplains, Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty and Jahnavi Sen discuss the swearing in of T. R. Zeliang as Nagaland CM and the lifting of blockade in Tripura.
‘India needs clean water, where will I get it? Ramallah? No’, the Indian prime minister reportedly told his Israeli counterpart.
The elements of military school training the PMO wants introduced in regular schools include discipline, physical training and ‘patriotic sentiments’.
In its weekly press briefing the MEA was reluctant to answer whether Bhutan “formally” asked for India’s intervention before Indian soldiers crossed the border.
In the eighty-sixth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses Karnataka flag issue and growing instances of silencing dissenting public servants.
Trustees say he acted unilaterally in replying to Adani legal notice; Guha Thakurta says they are not giving the ‘full picture’.
Indian doctors criticise a promising new rotavirus vaccine after inspection of the trial data reveals that although the vaccine reduces diarrhoea caused by rotavirus, it increases diarrhoea of other causes.
The social media post by 59-year-old Manzoor Ahmad allegedly praised the Pakistan army.
Fakhri Hassan Al Issa, however, said that he could not confirm the presence of 39 Indian hostages in Iraq or if they were even alive.
Vinod Dua discusses the stepping down of Paranjoy Guha Thakurta as the editor of Economic and Political Weekly and the ongoing discussion on the right to privacy in the SC.
Twenty-nine of the 30 nanosatellites on the PSLV C38 mission belonged to clients from 14 different nations.
The Supreme Court collegium had in March rejected nearly every contentious clause that the Centre had insisted upon in appointing judges to the higher courts.
The decision is not yet final as the Maharashtra government is yet to give its official okay to Rohini Salian’s appointment.
However, a magistrate in Chennai ordered Tadikala Akbar Saleem released, saying the “random” message he received was “no evidence of anti-national activity”.
Worried about the threat of an expensive lawsuit by one of India’s biggest corporate houses, the trustees running the journal ordered the removal of articles critical of Adani Power Ltd.
India, which says it will not be bound by any obligations stemming from the treaty, had earlier refused to take part in negotiations on its text.
In the sixth episode of Media Bol, Manoj Joshi and Smita Sharma join Urmilesh to discuss how the media has covered the India-China border issue.
Smriti Irani being given the I&B ministry has come as a surprise to many as the post requires the deft handling of the media while presenting the government’s point of view.
If the nine-judge bench decides that privacy is a fundamental right, the issue will be thrown back to the five-judge bench who will decide the contours of this right and consequently rule on the validity of Aadhaar.
The central bank said that making the list public would “hurt the business climate in the country and endanger the jobs of thousands working in these entities”.
After a Vicks ad about her and her daughter went viral, Gauri Sawant is using her new-found fame to fund her dream of an old-age home/adoption house for the trans community.
Indian and Chinese troops have entered the fourth week of a stand-off at Bhutan’s Doklam region, but according to all reports, while they are at close proximity, the situation remains calm at the location.
Members of parliament and legislators in 31 states today turned out in large numbers to vote for the next president of India.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani led the bold move by posting a picture of Mirzakhani on Instagram without a hijab a day after her death.
In a tweet to Rahul Gandhi, Madhur Bhandarkar asked the leader whether he approved of the ‘hooliganism’ demonstrated by Congress supporters.
Who will be India’s next president, Ram Nath Kovind or Meira Kumar?
Narottam Mishra had challenged the Election Commission’s decision to disqualify him for three years on the charge of paid news.
The families gathered in Srinagar and protested under the banner of ‘Parents of Victims of 2010’.
She had dreamt of being a writer as a child, but later took up math with her elder brother’s encouragement, going on to make seminal contributions to algebraic geometry.
The Chinese scientists’ experiment has bested a previous record, when in 2012 their leader Jian-Wei Pan had lead a team that had teleported information across 97 km.
DCP Cyber Crime said a case has been registered against the comedy troupe on charges of “defamation” and “publishing/transmitting obscene material in electronic form”.