The statement dropped an explicit reference to the South China Sea, even as both sides made an indirect criticism of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
The Wire Staff
Vinod Dua discusses why students and youth of India are getting increasingly disillusioned with PM Modi and BJP.
The apex body of Roman Catholic Christians today appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to curb the spread of hatred by Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das.
The first tranche of the relief material reached Chittagong in an Indian Air Force plane today.
Akhil Gogoi has been a bitter opponent of various policy decisions announced by the ruling BJP dispensation.
The latest forensic findings have been communicated to the Special Investigation Team probing Lankesh’s murder.
According to the home ministry, the institutes have failed to file their annual returns for the last five years.
Psychometric tests are designed to measure a candidate’s suitability for a role based on the required personality characteristics and aptitude.
Textbooks will be changed to reflect this, Dinesh Sharma said, because students should not spend so much time studying “invaders”.
Vinod Dua discusses why Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs an efficient team of ministers for governance and BJP’s doublespeak on Kashmir.
“Gauri Lankesh has been a symbol of the struggle to practice journalism fearlessly and raise a voice for the underprivileged. Her loss to journalism and to society is irreparable.”
Gujarat has only 2.33% of India’s Dalit population but ranks fourth on atrocities against the community. Rights activist Martin Macwan explains why.
The officials at the meeting said that deportation was not a practical response to the ongoing Rohingya crisis.
The ABVP, students’ wing of the RSS, won two panel posts as well – secretary and joint secretary.
The winner of the Man Booker Prize will be announced on October 17 in London’s Guildhall.
Recyclable plastic, an item commonly sold by ragpickers, was taxed 5.5% before but is now in the 18% bracket.
Kamran Yusuf was held in Kashmir on September 4 for allegedly instigating stone pelting, but has not been formally charged.
The RSS chief also said that his organisation does not support trolling on social media as it amounts to “hitting below the belt”.
The actor’s plans of launching a new party instead of joining an alliance is being viewed as a direct threat to the DMK.
The pledge also says, “from today, I will throw garbage and dirt in the dustbin, will not dirty my country and not let anyone dirty the country”.
The stay on Jadhav’s execution will remain in force throughout the hearings on the merits of India’s case against Pakistan and until a final verdict is reached.
Enforcing the laws in the case of illegal migrants should not be mistaken for lack of compassion, India’s envoy said.
Activists question the tough action against the Bhim Army when several members of the dominant castes have been let off the hook.
Vinod Dua discusses Rahul Gandhi’s US visit and distribution of loan waiver certificates to farmers in Uttar Pradesh.
At the AIADMK general council meeting, a resolution was passed saying that office bearers appointed by J. Jayalalithaa before her death will continue in office.
In an interview, Adityanath also denied any incidents of cow-related violence in UP since his government came to power.
Records also showed that in February this year, the reels were moved to a private warehouse with no temperature control, little ventilation and leaking roofs ahead of a visit by ministry and industry officials.
An official said that the information goes beyond the make of the weapon used for the murders.
Urmilesh discusses the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh and the politics around it. Joining him in this episode are senior journalist Akshaya Mukul and investigative reporter Neha Dixit.
In an interview the day after Lankesh was killed, Guha said, “It is very likely that her [Gauri Lankesh’s] murderers came from the same Sangh Parivar from which the murderers of [Govind] Pansare, [Narendra] Dabholkar and [M.M.] Kalburgi came.”
Shepherd has recently found himself in a controversy over his book, Samajika Smugglurlu Komatollu, which Arya Vysya associations say is derogatory and demeaning.
An INTACH project at the Assi river in Varanasi, using bioremediation to remove pollutants from the water, has yielded considerable results in a short period of time.
Some in the board are of the view that a review petition would bring other Islamic practices such as nikah halala and polygamy under scrutiny.
“Today, women account for 56% of the MGNREGA workers. Unlike minimum wages, under MGNREGA, equal wages are paid to both men and women.”
The Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad has also demanded a law to ensure a crackdown on “rootless cult leaders”.
“I want to salute all those who expose fake news. I wish there were more of them.”
The killing led to violent protests by parents of other students before Gurugram police announced the arrest of the bus conductor.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra issued notice to the state, asking it to maintain law and order and ensure that protests over the death of the 17-year-old Dalit girl do not disrupt daily life.
A senior government scientist in Pune has complained to the police that her cook ‘lied about her caste’.
“MLAs who have adopted schools in their region will go there and promote PM’s message of cleanliness as part of the celebrations,” MOS for basic education said.