There appears to no visible leadership guiding the agitators in Tamil Nadu demanding that Jallikattu be allowed to take place
A reporter’s account of what transpired in Hyderabad Central University when Dalit students tried to commemorate Rohith Vemula’s death anniversary.
Instead of defying the Supreme Court, jallikattu supporters should turn their energies and passion to finding ways to bring bulls back into agriculture and educate our polity and society about the virtues of native genes in agriculture and animal husbandry.
Since October 2016, the NIA has conducted two search operations in several departments of the Nagaland government to probe the diversion of development funds to militant outfits.
A comparison of data from 2010-2016 seem to indicate that the post-liquor ban period is not significantly different from previous years.
One way to bypass the complication of introducing a uniform civil code for a country as diverse as ours is to alter the laws to achieve gender equity.
Re-promulgation of ordinances is illegal, the apex court ruled, in a judgment that will be applicable to all central ordinances, including demonetisation.
Despite the success of some Indian industries since the 1990s, we are now seeing a major productivity gap circumscribing the prospects of industrial growth.
Studies show that biased coverage – from jabs at the German chancellor’s low-cut dress to insinuations that Argentina’s president has a ‘mood disorder’ – undermines women in public office.
Under Donald Trump, relations between India and the US are going to soar because he will see India as a natural ally, the Indian-American told The Wire.
The Shekatkar committee report represents a starting point and makes a valuable suggestion – non-combat organisations must be reviewed and restructured.
Western UP residents say they will choose who to vote for depending on the communities the candidates belong to and who they are seen as supporting.
The British prime minister is overestimating the UK’s place in the world after Brexit as she boldly strides out of the single market.
The Supreme Court has missed a chance to bring the criminal defamation law within the frameworks required of a liberal, egalitarian state.
A shift away from cash reliance will come only when the urban middle class finds plastic money more convenient, not with forceful government intervention.
The White House drew a distinction between the unapologetic Snowden and Manning, whom officials noted has expressed remorse and served several years already for her crime.
In his inauguration speech at the second Raisina Dialogue, the prime minister took a stand on China’s grand connectivity project and urged Pakistan to shun terrorism if it wants good relations with India.
Data compiled by the mines ministry notes several thousand hectares of mineable area has potentially been prevented from being auctioned, saving the companies that own them money and costing the exchequer in terms of revenue foregone.
Generalising a few complaints to indicate larger problems in the service tarnishes the image of the entire military force.
Using tax collection numbers as signifiers of robust economic activity may be highly optimistic.
Turkey’s is in a downward spiral. The sweeping crackdowns and increased religious polarisation will feed resentment and hatred, which in turn will to lead to more violence and subsequently further crackdowns.
Following a fire at the garbage mound in Pirana soon after Diwali, ragpickers and residents in the area continue with their livelihood at great detriment to their own health.
While the Modi government has tried and to a certain extent succeeded in making the defence ministry less graft-ridden, it still has a long way in formalising the way it investigates and clamps down on corruption.
A not-so-important political figure in Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu has tried every trick in the book in the last few months.
After demonetisation, investors and those within the BJP intellectual community are confused: Will Modi take a socialist path or will he stick to being a market-friendly prime minister?
In his hands, Donald Trump claims, the US will be like him – a winner. And if anything doesn’t go according to plan, it’s someone else’s fault.
“I always was rushing,” Rohith Vemula wrote, “Desperate to start a life.” But the beginning could never take place, it was fatally elusive.
An enormous odd feature in Venus’ cloud region presents puzzle for scientists.
Donald Trump’s diplomatic ‘choices’ challenge the larger Israel-Palestine peace process that stands vulnerable to permanent disruption.
In a recent case, the judge ruled that the accused, charged with murder, deserved bail because they were provoked in the name of religion.
An informal survey of local shop owners and workers in the city’s Company Bagh and Lawrence road areas reveals most people’s ambivalence about the policy.
In response to Mbembe’s piece, ‘The age of humanism is ending,’ a conversation on how there may not be a novelty about this dystopic era that he has named as “first”.
The biggest lesson India has to share is the importance of creating a diverse public sphere that is inclusive and welcoming to all.
Rather than treat the recent grievances of soldiers as mere aberrations, the government would do well to address the fundamental problems of the security forces and the worsening civil-military relations in order to have effective security.
Illiteracy, patriarchy and a lack of familiarity with technology make poor women highly vulnerable in a cashless economy.
Julius Kitbok Dorphang’s arrest for the rape and sexual abuse of a minor has opened up the possibility of many more big names being involved in trafficking rackets.
Proponents of demonetisation say it was required for market correction. However, given the magnitude of government interference involved, it is likely to disrupt markets rather than correct them.
With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement, China has an opportunity to be an agenda-setter and demonstrate leadership on global trade.
Hidden behind SEAL Team 6’s heroic narratives is a troubling story of “revenge ops,” unjustified killings, mutilations and other atrocities – a pattern of that emerged soon after the Afghan war began, and was tolerated and covered up by the command’s leadership.
What is happening in Hyderabad University is a symptom of the assault on higher education all over the country