Even as Trump makes promises of international trade bringing back jobs and boosting the economy, he seems to be gambling a key element it rests upon: reputation.
Drawing inspiration from George Orwell’s 1984, Madhav Mathur’s satirical novel ‘Dvarca’ sets characters from Hindu epics in a dystopian world, where a totalitarian government controls every move.
Issues raised at the ninth edition of the homeland security meet included the use of AFSPA in peaceful areas and the existing gaps in the military equipment procurement policy.
While the Republican says that Trump could use a little “less drama”, he believes that Trump has disproved the party’s doubts about his ability to lead.
Changing governance structures is a slow, painstaking process that can’t be based on a ‘one-size-fits-all’ model.
Two senior police officers have been suspended and 30 have been arrested in connection with the violence.
The matter resurfaced after a news report of a voice recording of the minister in which he was found condoning the violence.
Since last June, members of the Monpa tribe have been restoring original names of native places from Sela Pass onwards through the Arunachal government’s Department of Karmik and Adyatmik Affairs.
A top army official said today that the assaults were carried out recently as Pakistani posts were supporting infiltration inside India.
A Sukhoi fighter jet went missing near Tezpur in Assam after losing its radar and radio contact.
The political vacuum in Tamil Nadu comes at a time when the divergence between the fundamental interests of the state and India are beginning to accelerate owing to demographic trends.
Major Leetul Gogoi was awarded the army’s ‘Commendation Card’ for his ‘sustained efforts’ in counter-insurgency operations.
Kenya’s progressive 2010 constitution brought improved women’s representation in parliament and public life. But historical prejudices remain, always more intensely apparent during elections.
In light of India’s disputes with Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, the decision to not nominate a member for the UN’s Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf may have significant strategic consequences.
A Delhi-based group of ‘concerned citizens’ calls for a peaceful Ramzan and a non-violent, dialogic solution to the prolonged Kashmir conflict.
Punitive population control measures will likely have an adverse impact on the state’s vulnerable groups – migrants, religious minorities and a blend of the two, migrants who are Bengali Muslims.
Citizens came out in large numbers to protest against the government’s corruption and the increasing gaps between the rich and poor.
An extract from Vivek Kaul’s ‘India’s Big Government: The Intrusive State and How It’s Hurting Us’.
With the BJP winning in assembly polls on divisive and emotive issues, the government seems convinced all is well with the economy.
Only about 1.6% of the total waste generated by cities is being composted and fertiliser companies are reluctant to market it, saying it affects their fertiliser sales.
In conversation with Jayant Krishna, COO of the National Skill Development Corporation, on the effects of Narendra Modi’s Skill India mission.
The Modi government’s failure on crucial development fronts such as farmer incomes and job creation may hold the key in understanding the rapid shift in narrative from human development to nationalism.
If the aggressive anti-rights stand of the government in the Aadhaar case triumphs, the march towards an authoritarian state will be swift.
Special teams also raided the premises of Chidambaram and INX’s Indrani and Peter Mukherjea over irregularities in manner in which FDI approval was granted.
When Aadhaar is woven into the fabric of everyday life, the ‘grid’, the ‘machine’ and the state are always right.
“Officials took away the carpet, sofa and AC soon after Adityanath left our residence….within 15 to 30 minutes of his departure, everything was gone.”
With the first hearing of Jadhav’s case set for May 15 at the Hague, there are three possible primary arguments that Pakistan can make.
The Centre has made it mandatory for citizens to have an Aadhaar card to access schemes like LPG subsidy, Jan Dhan and the Public Distribution System.
While the final decision over legalising sports betting is a policy decision, there are more than enough precedents for the Supreme Court to take a stand on the issue.
A government committee has found that the first iteration of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana failed to achieve key objectives while monetarily benefiting a great number of training institutes.
There are as many flaws with the technology as there are with the processes used to secure the EVMs, the laws that create the sanctions and, as always, with the people involved.
The RTI backlog at the central bank had risen to 38,884 applications at the end of 2015-16 – three times the number of applications received by it during the year.
In attorney general Mukul Rohatgi’s arguments in favour of Aadhaar, the body is reduced to its exchange value.
Raising productivity, reforming land policies and solving the remunerative price mess will require massive amounts of public investment and political will. Is the Modi government up to the task?
Resolution of stressed assets is fundamentally a commercial decision. Is it really the RBI’s job to direct the banks on how to restructure stressed assets?
The document should have been a forward looking and ambitious doctrine, instead, written in complex, difficult to unravel sentences, it seems almost inward-bound.
Illegal mining syndicates and the Naxals share a symbiotic relationship – they both want the isolated, backward districts of Chhattisgarh to stay that way.
A number of health and education schemes aimed at some of India’s most vulnerable groups have been slashed in this year’s budget estimates. Why?
The recent beheading of two Indian soldiers deserves a hard response, but one that goes beyond purely tactical gains.
If provisions contained in the Finance Act, 2017 continue to exist on the statute books, it is likely that the IPAB will have no independence.