The court was responding to a petition from a Channapatna-based tailor who had raised concerns over the Centre’s decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for PDS.
With the implementation of central criminal tracking databases going slow, the Telangana police is effectively building its own StateGRID without any major cyber security or privacy protections.
Where do Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Manipur stand in terms of mental healthcare? And why is it necessary for politicians to take the issue more seriously?
The homeless, especially women, have no place to go to during the winters in the capital.
There appears to no visible leadership guiding the agitators in Tamil Nadu demanding that Jallikattu be allowed to take place
Out of the 144 recorded farmer suicides, over 40 were from outside the Cauvery delta region. Observers and farmers directly attribute demonetisation as one major factor behind the suicides.
Notifications for the MGNREGA and EPS programmes show the effect of new UIDAI regulations and how mandatory requirements are carefully couched so as to not openly violate the Supreme Court’s order.
All eyes will now be on which Yadav faction comes out on top – the ‘clean politics’ of Akhilesh or the ‘status-quo’ politics of Shivpal.
The actor-turned-politician passed away at 11:30 PM at Chennai’s Apollo Hospital after being provided with ECMO support.
The court also said it will not pass a final order without going into the research on the impact of firecrackers on air quality.
The court directed the Delhi police force to file a status report within three days.
The order as it stands now will last until mid January 2017 and the penalties for violating the order comes with a prison term of up to one month and/or a fine of up to Rs. 200.
Vimala Baghel’s interview to NDTV and police restrictions on media access raise questions about charges in controversial case
An insignificant leader even among the Brahmins and with hardly any mass support, Bahuguna might end up being the biggest loser in the game of political soccer ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election early next year.
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
The BJP could see this as a godsend because its position in UP has been steadily slipping over the past year or so primarily because of rural and agriculture distress caused by two back-to-back droughts.
Not only is the Indian legal framework not equipped to deal with potential privacy violations arising from ever-present CCTVs, we also don’t know if it will actually reduce crime.
The court also reiterated its earlier order and asked Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of water daily from October 1 to October 6, which is when the matter will be taken up for further consideration.
Ordinary citizens are disgusted and angry that they are put to hardship on the whims of unregulated mobs. Can we allow vested interests to hold everyone to ransom?
In normal monsoon years, Karnataka has no problems in releasing water from the Cauvery to Tamil Nadu; the issues arise during the distress years.
Where Chanakyan statecraft recommends a mix of approaches to dealing with a problem, the Modi government’s only response has been “dand”, or punishment.
Civil society groups too fear that the long fight against AFSPA will get diluted once Irom Sharmila gets into mainstream politics
Chinese troops had infiltrated the Barahoti ground in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, which has remained a disputed area since 1957.
The government’s focus needs to be on rehabilitating and giving beggars a way out of their lives. The Delhi government’s plan to make the city beggar-free might do the opposite.
The party says that the questioning of a minister in a water scam case and the transfer of another official during the day point to an attempt to disrupt the functioning of the Delhi government.
The BJP’s reliance on divisive politics over Kairana may end up strengthening the BSP.
The number of people needing technical and vocational education is at least 20 million per year, but the system is barely churning out 5 million per year.
With the Assam victory, the BJP now governs 43% of the population, up from 216 million (21%) in 2004.
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The massive data-driven governance project brings focus on the efficiency of government schools, data privacy and the role of Aadhaar in technology-driven development.
Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, while having bigger economies, contribute substantially less in terms of direct tax collection when compared to Karnataka and Delhi.
Illegal cash of over 60 crore rupees has been confiscated from the five states facing assembly polls.
Repeated usage of the ‘Internet kill switch’, usually during times of protests or agitation in the region, leads to a collective loss of nearly a month of Internet services.
Any government that brings in prohibition will also have to create the supporting healthcare/anti-addiction infrastructure and processes needed to wean alcohol-dependents from the habit.
The recent lynching of suspected criminals in Manipur shows an alarming depletion of faith in the justice system
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti faces a stiff test of her new government as protests by Kashmiris escalate