In the Ayodhya riots that followed the Babri Masjid demolition, 18 Muslims were murdered, almost all their houses and shops were torched and destroyed.
Besides creating jobs, the tourism industry can build a positive image for the country, leading to a ‘virtuous circle’ of benefits.
From unwise land-use change to infrastructure erected to disrupt the natural flow of waters, India’s engines of economic change are actively making life worse for coastal people and environments.
Not only is the government failing to make timely payments, but the Centre’s definition of what constitutes a ‘delay’ is also flawed.
It seems that UIDAI authorities overlooked making special arrangements or exceptions for people with disabilities.
Sinha was protesting against the government for its alleged apathy towards cotton and soybean cultivators outside the Akola district collector’s office.
The ‘On-Board Condition Monitoring System,’ which would detect track and rolling defects, hasn’t taken off from the initial expression of interest stage.
Suppressing crimes is an exalted art form practiced as a matter of reflex in our police stations.
Jammu and Kashmir, in Urgent Need of Child Protection, Sees Poorest Implementation of Centre’s Scheme
Jammu and Kashmir is the only state that couldn’t secure any funding for the first six years after the implementation of the Integration Child Protection Scheme in 2009.
Our media is not officially muzzled. But the spirit of dissent is being hollowed out bit by bit.
The founding fathers of our constitution envisaged an egalitarian society based on justice, equality, liberty and secularism. Does contemporary reality reflect these values?
“A judicial probe at this point, at least to respond to the queries of raised by the family, and to uphold the image of the judiciary in the eyes of the people of India, is absolutely necessary.”
Allegations against Punjab AAP leader Khaira of being involved in the drug racket has left the party, that swears by “clean politics”, angry and embarrassed.
Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli have suffered the worst damage, most of the fishermen who had ventured out to sea have been rescued by the state fisheries department and the coast guard.
Rajasthan Government on a Privatisation Spree in Tourism, Says Its Role Is Only That of a Facilitator
The state government has decided to close 15 of its 41 Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation units and lease two prime properties for 30 years – a move vehemently opposed by the employees.
The election field for the municipal polls saw a striking change this time – the active participation of women and transgender candidates contesting ‘general’ seats.
The MNS claimed responsibility for the attack at the MRCC office at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai.
Haryana’s state animal husbandry minister said desi cow’s milk not only makes one beautiful but also sharpens the mind.
In a legal notice sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year, Nissan sought payment of incentives due from the Tamil Nadu government as part of a 2008 agreement.
The move comes after the environment ministry sought feedback from several states on the notification.
The symbiotic relationship between politicians with criminal backgrounds and highly ambitious careerist bureaucrats is damaging democracy.
The judgment remains unconvincing, both by the Supreme Court’s own standards of ensuring probity in public life and the requirements of institutional integrity.
From improving operational metrics to transitioning towards electric, Goyal is moving from one policy quagmire to another, trying to shore up as many as he can.
The 127 families who lost their homes, including 97 from the Ma Thakur tribe and 30 OBC families, are still awaiting rehabilitation.
It is clear that this is not a development model that will bring about the greatest good to the most number of people.
With 50% of the population under the age of 25, it’s time the age limit to contest elections is lowered to 22, if not 20.
The petitioner NGO, had opposed Asthana’s appointment saying it was illegal as his name had surfaced in a diary recovered during an IT raid of Sterling Biotech Ltd.
The delay in convening the winter session is a cause of concern but more worrying is the ongoing attempt by the executive to subvert the independent function of the legislature and its secretariat.
The panel had been set up on July 31 following the government’s decision to make Aadhaar compulsory for all its services.
Though she insisted her marriage to Shafin Jahan was voluntary, the court directed she be sent to Salem to study.
The model of development that was presented as a success story relies on patronising and providing incentives to large businesses while simultaneously suppressing wage incomes.
Homeland security will be better served by basic fixes in India’s law enforcement system rather than by the deployment of sophisticated technology and weaponry.
Daniel Langthasa is using his music to protest the state government’s silence on the looming financial distress in Assam’s Dima Hasao district.
Terrorism has never been about absolute body counts. It has always been about creating shock and awe to accentuate the helplessness of the state.
The recent workers’ protest in the capital demanding critical reforms, especially in the informal sector, has been largely ignored by the mainstream media.
According to Venkatesh Nayak, the new system is being implemented without talking to stakeholders and will make political funding even more opaque.
The NGO Common Cause has petitioned against Asthana’s appointment on the grounds of lack of integrity.
The foreign enemy has already been overdone. We need to invent new enemies. History or a certain version of it is to be flaunted to graze up our sore spot.
President Ram Nath Kovind is going to lay the foundation stone for the research centre tomorrow.
The federal finance ministry in August renewed the National Health Mission with $20 billion of funding between 2017-20, against the health ministry’s estimated requirement of $25 billion.