In the forty-third episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about how we are heading towards a demographic disaster and how many people are still reeling from the effects of demonetisation.
The Wire Staff
Three men transporting buffaloes in a truck were allegedly beaten up by vigilantes near Kalkaji metro station in south Delhi late last Saturday night.
Forcing taxpayers to enrol for Aadhaar violates not just the voluntary nature of the scheme but also the constitutional guarantee against discrimination between different classes of people, argued Shyam Divan in the Supreme Court.
Even as the Pakistani opposition frets about the sudden visit of an Indian businessman, the military ups its hand by releasing the ‘confession’ of an ‘Indian-backed’ terrorist.
In the forty-second episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the failure of Congress and PM Narendra Modi’s poor governance.
Stylish and handsome, the star had a legion of swooning female fans even though he often played the villain
In the forty-first episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the recent attack on CRPS personnel in Chhattisgarh and the rise in cases of mob violence.
India also asked for consular access to Jadhav “for the 16th time”. Pakistan has, so far, refused to accede to the Indian request.
The home department’s order appears to primarily rely on section 5 of the Indian Telegraph Act (1885) and the Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules 2007 – a decision that some experts say may be unconstitutional.
The stage is now set for the two rival AIADMK camps to merge.
In the 40th episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the hype around triple talaq and Forbes magazine listing Mumbai and New Delhi in their list of 5 most polluted cities in the world.
Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi defended the Indian army’s use of Farooq Ahmed Dar as a human shield in Beerwah, Kashmir, by saying that “peculiar situations require peculiar measures”.
A look at why the Hall of Nations and Nehru Pavilion in Pragati Maidan are historically and architecturally important.
Since 2015, about 12 people have died due to cow vigilantism while the government and police remain a mute witness to such events.
The Gandhi-Luthuli Salt March commemorates the beliefs and legacies of two leaders who believed in the principles of nonviolence and peace.
In a report to the apex court on cow protection, the Centre has suggested that each cow and its progeny should get a ‘Unique Identification Number’.
Architects and museums from across the world had written to the government asking that the buildings be preserved for their architectural importance.
A group of concerned citizens have criticised the Centre’s use of excessive military power in Kashmir and urged it to initiate political dialogue to end violence in the Valley.
IAS officers of the 1968 batch have petitioned Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, demanding that the gau rakshaks responsible for Pehlu Khan’s death be arrested at once.
A senior journalist who encountered the victims at the metro station questioned why the policemen at the scene did not intervene on behalf of the victims.
Envoys of several countries including the US and UK as well as the UN have called for a thorough investigation into the murder.
Activists have said that the government’s rehabilitation efforts in Bawana are inadequate and that precautionary measures weren’t taken after a very similar fire four years ago.
Protesters demand an updated voters’ list as per the sixth schedule of the constitution before the next autonomous council polls are held.
In the thirty-ninth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the centre opposing the PIL seeking ban on convicted politicians from contesting polls, and the decision to ban the use of red beacons on cars.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, in conversation with Leena Menghaney from Doctors Without Borders India.
Various former judges believe that rejecting post-retirement appointments on the basis of Intelligence Bureau inputs is discouraging and troubling.
Previously part of Hollande’s camp, Macron has built a party machine from scratch and is a favourite to win France’s presidential election this spring.
A group of Kashmiri students in Chitorgarh’s Mewar University were allegedly called terrorists and beaten up by locals.
The other winners are a Russian LGBT activist and a Turkish digital research organisation.
Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh members who attacked Ratnakar Gaikwad had alleged that he was responsible for the demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan in Dadar, Mumbai.
The banners were put up by a little-known political group headed by Amit Jani, who had threatened to kill Kanhaiya Kumar last year.
In reversing a Himachal Pradesh high court order, the Supreme Court is saying that not only must justice be done and seen to be done but it must also be … understood.
In light of the recent developments, The Wire brings you a timeline of events of the 1992 incident and its immediate aftermath.
At stake: can freedom of speech and expression be restricted on grounds other than those explicitly identified in Article 19(2) of the constitution?
Dangwimsai Pul says she has not received any response to her request seeking an appointment with the prime minister to discuss a probe into the contents of her husband’s suicide note.
In the thirty-seventh episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about President Pranab Mukherjee’s acceptance of most of the recommendations made in the ninth report of the Committee of Parliament on Official Language, and Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation’s Youth In India-2017 survey.
Founding editor of The Wire M.K. Venu interviews Ashish Khetan, senior spokesperson of Aam Aadmi Party and chairman of the Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi about Vijay Mallya’s arrest and the fight against corruption in big business.
The fresh notices issued by the journal detail that N.K. Sahoo had duplicated “several figures and portions of text” from his previous works, an accusation that has been made against him repeatedly at BARC.
In a recent discussion in Washington, the chief economic adviser talked on Aadhaar failure rates, pushing Universal Basic Income forward and how demonetisation’s popular response humbled him.
Raajje TV has been charged under the Maldives’ new and tougher defamation law, which the international community has described as posing a threat to the media, opposition and freedom of speech.