As TN assembly speaker P. Dhanapal was pushed and shoved in the commotion created by DMK MLAs, assembly marshals stepped in and safely escorted him out.
From long pending arrears to health and safety measures, Mumbai’s conservancy workers have a series of unmet demands
Siddharth Varadarajan and Manoj Joshi discuss the controversy over army chief Bipin Rawat’s comments on Kashmir.
The contents of the 60-page note suicide the former chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh left behind suggest corruption in high places and an FIR must be lodged, she says.
Akhilesh Yadav’s development initiatives could give him an edge, anti-incumbency notwithstanding, while Narendra Modi’s development agenda retains some aura despite the demonetisation debacle.
Manipur faces a tough choice between the BJP, a party that has a track record of dividing people on religious lines, and the Congress, whose 15-year rule in the state has been marred by corruption and misgovernance.
In a changing India, we seem ready to demand that political arrangements justify themselves in terms larger and nobler than just a will of the ‘leader’ or the ‘demand of the cadres’ or the ‘internal affairs’ of a party.
The BJP and its supporters, who sparked and sustained the pro-Jallikattu protests, do not seem to take the very real dangers associated with the sport seriously.
Palaniswamy’s appointment ended the ten-day political flux in the state which began with O. Panneerselvam’s revolt against the AIADMK general secretary.
While demonetisation and the resultant hardships have tarnished the reputation of the BJP-led central government, the Samajwadi Party’s record of criminalised politics may become a roadblock for it.
Mayawati has alleged that the media actively discriminates against her party, calling media organisations Brahmanical.
As per a recent Supreme Court ruling, appeals to identity politics are fine, as long as they are incidental and not the core of the election campaigns.
What bearing will a loss in the assembly elections have on the BJP ? Narendra Modi’s position remains unassailable, but will Amit Shah be safe?
Political fallout from the selection of candidates and the realignment of voter communities is making a Samajwadi Party victory unlikely in phase three of the assembly elections.
Ending the 10-day impasse in Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami has been invited by the governor to form the government and seek a vote of confidence as soon as possible.
In conversation with Digvijaya Singh on the Vyapam scam and the Congress’s plans for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections next year.
Justice Amitava Roy’s seven-page concurring judgment convicting Sasikala takes judicial eloquence to obscure heights.
Dalit Mahila Samiti members are far from impressed with the decline in public services and safety that accompanied Akhilesh Yadav’s rule in Uttar Pradesh.
The editor of the newspaper’s website must not be made a scapegoat for an illegal act that was committed by others more powerful than him
The documentary, Killing for Conservation, shows the consequences of Kaziranga’s conservation success and the impunity enjoyed by the forest guards.
A look at how the BJP’s cadres are canvassing for votes in UP’s Farrukhabad district.
Environmentalists blame a badly-planned hydropower project for the extent of flood-related destruction, while families are still waiting to be compensated.
The Wire takes you through the history of elections, party politics and power shifts in Uttarakhand.
The Sangh parivar’s plan seems to be to overthrow the Left Democratic Front government by citing law and order troubles, but they are unlikely to succeed.
Large-scale hydropower and other projects are destroying both the livelihoods and culture of local people.
The Supreme Court has directed Sasikala and two others to surrender to the trial court in Bengaluru and serve the remaining part of their four-year jail term.
The court also commented on the role played by Jayalalithaa in the conspiracy to amass wealth and strongly indicted her.
The Union minister’s latest statement on conversions is part of a long list of efforts to endear himself to the Hindu right.
If an economic slowdown occurs due to demonetisation, the self-worth and honour of the extremely backward castes communities may be affected. How this plays out in the upcoming state assembly elections remains to be seen.
With the Supreme Court quashing the Karnataka high court’s acquittal of V.K. Sasikala in the disproportionate assets case, a look back at the errors in the high court’s original ruling.
The apex court also said that the AIADMK general secretary must serve her remaining jail term.
The cases will be registered under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code along with section 126A and B of the Representation of the People Act.
V.K. Sasikala’s political future as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu hinges on the judgement that is expected to be delivered tomorrow.
With facilities like education and healthcare at stake, Kichha in Uttarakhand is going to be a fight between the Congress, BSP and the BJP.
When a man has his back to the wall, he sometimes loses control over his tongue.
The anger over constitutional reservations for women is being expressed in a negative way only because of a larger atmosphere of frustration in the state.
Security forces have been unable to incorporate new strategies to deal with the increasing number of youth joining militant outfits in Kashmir.
Severe disenchantment and rebellion in the BJP’s ranks may give the Congress an easy victory in Nainital.
The stakes in the Mumbai municipal corporation elections are very high for the BJP and the Shiv Sena.
While O. Panneerselvan says V.K. Sasikala is keeping MLAs ‘hostage’, reports say she may go on hunger strike if the governor does not invite her to take the oath of office soon.