Three employees of a Noida-based company have been arrested for allegedly duping nearly seven lakh people in an ‘earn per click’ scheme.
The Wire Staff
What explains the mysterious deaths of children in Muzaffarpur? How is it connected to litchis? And is this really new information?
The BSF has denied arresting Tej Bahadur Yadav and claimed that his voluntary retirement plea was rejected on the grounds that a court of inquiry into his allegations is pending.
“If a girl is ugly and handicapped, then it becomes difficult for her to get married,” says a textbook for class XII students prescribed by the Maharashtra board.
India’s Bystander Syndrome: Karnataka Teen Left to Die As Public Watches, Takes Pictures After Accident
Anwar Ali was run over by a state-run bus while he was cycling to his workplace.
The actuarial team at Oliver Wyman prepared an infographic to “illustrate the historical patterns as well as the implications for future [US Supreme Court] appointees.”
Most party leaders think that the focus on digitalisation as a way to improve people’s material realities may be off the mark.
The largest slice in the foreign aid pie is still reserved for Bhutan, though it has dropped by one-third compared to the initial allocation for 2016-17.
While the planned expenditure on irrigation is commendable, Gulati told The Wire, the major disappointment was the lack of talk on direct benefit transfers.
As per the CBSE notification, “indigenous sports, yoga and NCC” should be encouraged to “create a sense of physical fitness, discipline, sportsmanship, patriotism, self-sacrifice and health care”.
Two supplementary MNREGA allocations were made by the government last year. This means, there’s only a 1%, not 25%, actual increase in this year’s Budget.
Siddharth Varadarajan and Anuj Srivas bring you the highlights of the 2017 budget.
Budget 2017-18: With Focus on Rural Spending and Income Tax Cuts, Jaitley Ends Speech Sans Bombshells
The Wire’s coverage of the presentations of the Union Budget 2017-18.
Till the time of publication, the Ministry of External Affairs has not yet protested the US visa denial
The Indian government has conveyed its concerns to the Trump administration about a proposed new policy on H1B visas
The factors used by rating agencies do not cover the entire picture, the Economic Survey has said, and it does not look like the same criteria are used for different countries.
Shivpal’s announcement comes at crucial juncture as the SP-Congress alliance has taken off well and Akhilesh is the leading candidate in many opinion polls.
From potentially slashing middle-class subsidies as a method of funding a UBI, to eyeing the RBI’s reserves as a means of creating a ‘Bad Bank’, this year’s Economic Survey tackles three pressing issues.
US acting attorney general Sally Yates was fired by President Donald Trump for defying his executive order on immigration.
“Only a credible crack down on the mastermind of the Mumbai terrorist attack and terrorist organizations involved in cross border terrorism would be proof of Pakistan’s sincerity.”
“The aim of acts of intimidation and hostility appears to be to clear the area of any dissenting voices [in Bastar] so that the police and security forces have a free hand.”
A string of comments on Twitter complained that US border authorities were demanding access to the social media accounts of those crossing over.
Justice P.B. Sawant Blasts Bombay High Court for ‘Dangerous’ Order on Bail for Men Accused of Communal Murder
The former Supreme Court judge said that granting bail to the accused, charged with murder, on grounds that they were provoked in the name of religion, could likely aggravate the communal atmosphere in the country.
According to the group members, the judges did not take offence to them using actual swear words, but found ‘bra’ and ‘panty’ obscene.
The awards jury, which will examine pieces of investigative journalism, will be headed by Justice Ajit Prakash Shah,
Bhatkar is president of RSS-affiliated outfit Vijnana Bharati and was formerly chair of IIT Delhi’s board of governors.
For several of these BJP leaders, the companies they are now on the boards of are unrelated to their past experience.
As many as 80 of his staff members wrote a letter to the president and prime minister demanding Shanmuganathan’s removal for compromising the dignity of Raj Bhavan.
Alexander Mikhailovich Kadakin spent over two decades working in India, which he described as both his karma-bhoomi and his prem-bhoomi.
The commission had issued a notice first in October followed by a reminder in November over the high incidence of deaths amongst tribal girl students in the state.
The countries signed 14 pacts in key areas like defence and security, however, an agreement to facilitate investments in infrastructure projects in India could not be finalised in time.
Navsarjan Trust said its activities were a “threat to the BJP” and hence its FCRA licence was cancelled.
Shanmuganathan has denied the allegation and has said it could be driven by “vested interests”.
When asked to comment on the impact of Gandhi’s campaigning in the UP elections, Katiyar chose to respond with a comment on her appearance instead.
Speaking at a rally in Patna, the politician said that a dishonest vote is bad for the entire nation whereas a woman’s honour only impacts a village.
The new US president has also invited the prime minister to visit the White House later this year.
Documents attached to a fresh affidavit filed by Cyrus Mistry show why AirAsia India may have sacked its former CFO and how the low-budget carrier may have ignored warnings of financial fraud.
In early 2004, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was prime minister at the time, mooted the idea of an extension for foreign secretary Shashank. However, the IAS lobby is said to have raised all sorts of procedural objections and Vajpayee was forced to back down. Modi, evidently, enjoys much greater influence among the mandarins of Lutyens’ Delhi.
While several members of the Indian Women’s Press Corps have asked that the clause be removed, office bearers say they are trying to protect members’ interests and do not adhere to the BJP’s views of what is ‘anti-national’.
The crown prince will be second Arab leader to witness the Republic Day parade, bringing with him 13 agreements to forge a strategic partnership.