The Directorate General of Forces Intelligence allegedly picked up Hasan soon after he attended a meeting at the UN headquarters in Dhaka on November 7. The reason for his detention remains unclear.
Days before the PM replaced the deal with one that would eventually exclude HAL and favour Reliance, the Dassault CEO had said ‘contract finalisation and signature could come very soon.’ So what changed?
Family of Deceased Judge Claims He Was Offered Rs 100 Crore for ‘Favourable Order’ in Amit Shah Case
The late judge’s sister says in an interview to Caravan magazine that the then chief justice of the Bombay high court also offered her brother a house in Mumbai.
Physical exclusion and indifference of the faculty towards the plight of marginisalised students is pushing many to suicide, and despite measures being in place, administrations are doing little to address the issues.
Do we really want a scenario where sitting judges are ordering investigations against their fellow judges?
The two BJP-ruled states working together will give it greater lobbying power and comes at a time when the industry is looking to end volatile, bi-annual supply and demand crises.
P-5 Privileges Breached as Britain Blinks and Indian Judge is Elected to International Court of Justice
The UK withdraws its candidate, leaving the field clear for Dalveer Bhandari, who had the overwhelming support of the UN General Assembly.
Where can one find Ambedkar? Does it make sense to look for him in the hallowed grounds of academia or in political ideologues?
The government believes the return of the footballer, who was emerging as militancy’s new poster boy, will lead to more surrenders as it mulls a new rehabilitation policy.
A recent article claimed that the Modi government has significantly improved or tweaked the implementation of various schemes started by the UPA-II administration. But the numbers quoted need to be questioned.
The bar-headed goose’s adaptations work well for occasionally spending short periods of time at high altitudes, but these may have high energy costs.
Judge who took over the case discharged BJP president Amit Shah without a trial and the CBI has yet to appeal that order.
Developed countries want to include new issues like e-commerce, investment facilitation and government procurement in the discussion.
The farmers have done their job. The nation has failed to deliver them a decent income in return.
The court has suggested that any complaint against a judge and investigation by the CBI should not be given publicity, ignoring the fact that public functionaries act under public scrutiny.
There are few researchers and fewer teachers studying vertebrate and invertebrate palaeontology – leading some to wonder if India’s story of the evolution of life will continue to be written for long.
The matter pertains to the alleged over-invoicing of imports and the sum involved is Rs 5,500 crore.
Besides investment and economic aid, it is hard to say what the US expects of India in Afghanistan; despite seeking a more active Indian role, the US continues to engage with China and Pakistan to counter the Taliban.
A government organisation that has no representation from the rasogolla industry decided to claim regional ownership. This is completely illegal and is grounds for setting aside the registration.
Will the US, France and Japan – India’s new friends – stand up to be counted and will old friends such as Russia do the “needful” to get Dalveer Bhandari elected to the ICJ?
Apart from a few semi-official celebrations, there have been no commemorations for Qasmi in the centenary of his birth. Why such neglect for someone who when alive was regarded as the greatest Urdu writer?
What is needed is not just reforms in the organisation structures of centralised police and paramilitary forces but some rethinking to update criminal laws.
There are officially at least 1,400 unresolved cases of enforced disappearances in Pakistan, as noted by the International Court of Justice in 2016.
Britain, on its part, is looking to avoid an uncomfortable vote by invoking an arcane process that would have a joint committee choose a candidate to fill the vacant spot.
For how long can the middle class in India take the servitude of others for granted?
The Emergency may be the most controversial part of her legacy but Mrs Gandhi’s greatest contribution to India was the way she handled the economic, political and foreign policy challenges the country faced after 1966.
On this World Toilet Day, let’s turn the spotlight behind the scenes of the sanitation chain, on those who clean out latrines where there are no sewers to carry away the waste.
Karan Thapar interviews Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, about demonetisation, GST and the overall state of the Indian economy.
While many countries have been producing postage stamps with insects of bright hues and with thoughtful scientific annotations, India Post’s efforts leave much to desire.
Unprecedented, Unconstitutional Action by I&B Ministry to Remove Two Films From IFFI List: ‘S Durga’ Director
In conversation with S Durga filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan about his latest movie, politics and his time as an ABVP worker.
As India Rushes Towards Digital Money, Are We Doing Enough For the Elderly and Those With Disabilities?
A recent RBI circular reminds us that digital banking, welcome as it is in the overall context, does not benefit all sections of society equally.
A civil engineer at IIT Guwahati talks about her research on lightweight concrete.
At a decisive meeting on the future of LAWS, countries such as Pakistan and Cuba have called for a pre-emptive ban, while others like US, Germany and Russia disagree.
The NCR must seize the possibilities of reclaiming Badarpur as a public space by shutting down NTPC’s worst power plant in terms of meeting emissions standards.
If the UK withdraws from the Horizon 2020 programme as part of Brexit, the resulting funding decline will affect thousands of Indian scientists and engineers in the UK.
Unless Infosys Solves Its Succession Bug, It Will Continue Fighting With One Hand Tied Behind Its Back
Apart from recovering value, Infosys has to prove that it doesn’t have to keep running to its founders to sort things out as soon as the going gets tough.
In conversation with educationist Geeta Dharmarajan about the ambitious multi-NGO-led national campaign to help 150 million school children who can read teach the 150 million who can’t.
In the early 1950s, urban social life in the Soviet Union was constrained, with few opportunities for young people to meet and date. But that changed after Jawaharlal Nehru’s visit in 1955.
The two main ambiguities in the Act’s regulatory mechanism are what is regulated and who are obligated to share benefits under the Act.
An ancient epic poem recounts the ‘Indian war’ of Dionysus.