While Trump has put in place a new culture of disruptive disagreement, institutional constraints and a vigorous media have combined to subject him to the rites of scrutiny and accountability.
The Sangh’s concerted campaign of anti-Muslim prejudice aims to completely marginalise the community in the public sphere.
There are many opportunities for the opposition, but the question is, are they up to it?
In conversation with The Wire, Dhirendra Jha talks about his book Shadow Armies: Fringe Organisations and Foot Soldiers of Hindutva.
Many people in Kashmir see the government ban on social media sites as a sign of the state’s weakness in the face of continuing protests.
“The websites www.srishtanews.com and www.dainikbharat.com are spreading reports claiming that JNU students are glorifying the Sukma Naxal attack,” JNUSU president Mohit Kumar Pandey said.
“We have no issues if the matter is settled but there is a decree of this court and it should be taken into account during the talks,” Supreme Court said.
Three men transporting buffaloes in a truck were allegedly beaten up by vigilantes near Kalkaji metro station in south Delhi late last Saturday night.
The SC reiterated that no provision in the Act can make the appointment of the Lokpal invalid because of a vacancy in the selection committee.
Bhushan claimed that despite the irregularities by the Delhi government in the transfer of government college land to an autonomous body came to light in October, the AAP government failed to take action.
Forcing taxpayers to enrol for Aadhaar violates not just the voluntary nature of the scheme but also the constitutional guarantee against discrimination between different classes of people, argued Shyam Divan in the Supreme Court.
The PDP-BJP government has banned 22 social media platforms, claiming that continued instability in the Valley forced the government to take the harsh measure.
In the forty-second episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the failure of Congress and PM Narendra Modi’s poor governance.
Disability activists insist the move will lead to further exclusion of those with disabilities.
R. Baskaran has been studying climatic variations and planning his crops accordingly to achieve a good yield, even under drought conditions.
While some families have returned after the village sarpanch promised them safety, several others still feel that their homes are still unsafe.
An exhibition by Venkat Raman Singh Shyam and S. Anand looks at inter-caste unions that society has shunned.
Dhinakaran was arrested on Tuesday following four days of questioning for allegedly attempting to bribe an unidentified EC official for the party symbol.
Despite the threats they face, journalists in the Global South receive little attention from their fellow colleagues around the world when targeted.
The government is not releasing pensions for people who have failed to submit their Aadhaar number to the bank. This is not only a violation of Supreme Court orders but also an infringement of the fundamental right to life.
The long-held view that women need protection from the outside world, where their respectability is endangered is changing, as women take on greater responsibilities and activities.
A roundup of this week’s news from the northeast.
The apex court pointed out their negligence and lack of seriousness about appointing members of the food commission and ordered speedy action on the matter.
Instead of taking the outcome as a mandate on its own governance, AAP continues to insist the BJP’s victory is not a win for Modi but for faulty EVMs.
In the forty-first episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the recent attack on CRPS personnel in Chhattisgarh and the rise in cases of mob violence.
India also asked for consular access to Jadhav “for the 16th time”. Pakistan has, so far, refused to accede to the Indian request.
New research shows that these key conditions for a vibrant and open civil society are being violated to varying degrees in over 106 countries.
The home department’s order appears to primarily rely on section 5 of the Indian Telegraph Act (1885) and the Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules 2007 – a decision that some experts say may be unconstitutional.
‘No one is left behind’ brings with it a powerful message. It emphasises progress – one that is inclusive, fair, integrated and empowering.
In a one-to-one personality contest, the opposition leaders are very weak vis-à-vis Narendra Modi. They need to define their own agendas.
In a country beset with serious socio-economic problems, where job creation is at a record low and farm distress shows no signs of relenting, we are busy debating cows, statues and couples in love.
While tensions in Kashmir are on the rise again, numerous large cracks are beginning to show in the ruling coalition.
Rohingya elders estimate some 600 people were killed over two weeks in November 2016. A UN report said the likely toll was hundreds.
The restrictions on the right to association, representation and non-violent agitation must be removed.
Despite its legendary non-performance, the BJP has zoomed ahead in the MCD polls by turning it into a popularity contest between Kejriwal and Modi.
The stage is now set for the two rival AIADMK camps to merge.
Former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has been booked for allegedly trying to influence the coal scam probe while in office.
In conversation with Sarbananda Sonowal on corruption, the Citizenship Amendment Bill, beef politics and more.
In a landmark 67-page order, Central Information Commissioner D.P. Sinha dismissed a batch of appeals filed by Wing Commander Sanjeev Sharma.
Results of state assembly elections can have extended consequences on the composition of the Rajya Sabha.