IIMC, which the proposal wants merged with JNU, has opposed the idea, saying the institute performs several unique functions.
In the sixty-eighth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the recent Aadhaar-PAN judgment and the impact of demonetisation on farmers.
Was TRAI, after consulting with the AG, right in allowing Reliance Jio to extend its tariff promotional offer after it expired?
Confusion over what ‘free speech’ means stems from equating the two different senses in which it is used: free as in unconstrained, and free in the sense of not having a price or cost.
In closing comments, Vivek Katju replies to Partha Chatterjee’s response to his critique of the latter’s original article on the justification the Indian army chief provided for the use of a Kashmiri civilian as a human shield.
The government has offered Rs one crore as financial aid to the kin of those who died in the recent stir in Mandsaur.
The CRPF’s Rajnish Rai had filed an internal report stating that a March 30 encounter in Assam’s Chirang district was “staged”.
Having exhausted all domestic means in his quest for justice, Qalandar Khatana now wants the UN to look into allegations of gross human rights violations in J&K.
While over 80 families have been evacuated from Mizoram’s Lunglei district, relief camps have been set up in Guwahati following massive water logging and floods.
As of 2011, there were 2.68 crore disabled people in India, but facilities for them in railway coaches remains neglected.
In court, the government said Aadhaar is needed because there are lots of fake and duplicate PAN cards. So why won’t it say how many dodgy Aadhaar cards there are?
The Supreme Court’s loosely worded judgment has given the government the necessary ammunition to link more welfare and non-welfare mechanisms with Aadhaar.
As I said in my article, the similarities in the language of justification stem not from the acts themselves but from a structural similarity between the two situations of military deployment.
Is it appropriate to seek to draw a parallel between the remarks of Gen. Rawat and Dyer? Did Dyer face a situation where for months his soldiers were being pelted with stones as a stratagem of war promoted by an outside enemy?
In an open letter 65 senior retired officials from different Central services urge all public authorities and constitutional bodies to take heed.
Rohatgi was appointed as the AG on June 19, 2014 immediately after the BJP government came to power in May that year.
As the beef ban issue rages on, an animal rights activist believes that the new cattle slaughter notification does nothing for the ‘greater good’ – there’s no end in sight, but there’s no compromise either.
The clarification was issued after the apex court’s order was “studied” by a high-level team of authorities from various ministries.
The Madhya Pradesh chief minister started his fast for restoration of peace amid the widespread farmers’ agitation in the state.
The loss of livelihood and ecological devastation that followed the expansion of a part of the Kalka-Shimla highway can be prevented if local communities, workers and authorities work in co-operation with each other on such projects.
The latest refusal to cut rates, and the MPC’s decision to decline meeting with finance ministry officials before its deliberations on monetary policy, will be hailed by those who are interested in good governance.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the PAN-Aadhaar link but partially stayed the penal provisions for non-compliance so that PAN cards not linked to Aadhaar will continue to remain valid.
Despite a committee recommending a new method of wage calculation, the Narendra Modi government has failed to increase salaries under the MGNREGA in real terms.
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha was protesting against the government’s decision that Bengali will be compulsorily taught in schools.
The encounter took place on Tuesday night at Tijit near Lappa of Mon district, nearly 340 km north of the state capital Kohima.
Proponents of Aadhaar have used several derogatory names for those raising questions about the project. But what motivated people to challenge the government’s plan in the first place?
Can a nation be imagined around symbols that are controversial and pit one community against another?
Thos leading the protest said they were “satisfied” with what the Shivraj Chouhan government was offering.
The ambassador to the UN pointed out that just because the US has ‘opted out of a club’ doesn’t mean they won’t work towards stopping climate change.
The two political parties which had earlier registered as ‘challengers’ refused to take part, saying they only wanted to understand the process.
This village in Maharashtra has been sending soldiers to the armed forces since the First World War, and though many of the families have not received their dues from the government, the passion for the services runs deep.
A hunt has been undertaken to capture the militants behind the attack.
There are chilling similarities between the justifications advanced for the actions of the British Indian army in Punjab in 1919 and those being offered today in defence of the acts of the Indian army in Kashmir.
The closure of slaughterhouses in the state has left many jobless and exacerbated the socio-economic scenario.
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority will look to improve governance, land acquisition and maintenance issues in the city.
A bill effectively limiting parties from forming contenders to current leaders by eliminating “non serious” candidates, is about to be passed in Kazakhstan.
The court has directed the state government to coordinate with the Centre and take necessary steps to declare cow as a national animal.
While the council’s logic for multiple slabs may run counter to the philosophy of a good GST, it was necessary to get the project off the ground. Its future structure should absolutely avoid the temptation of arbitrary rate fixation.
Mike Dubke started off with President Trump three months ago, and says he will leave only after he sees through the president’s overseas trip.
The High Court has decided to stay the ban for four weeks amid anger and chaos from state governments and non-BJP parties.