Former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has been booked for allegedly trying to influence the coal scam probe while in office.
A conversation with the Assam chief minister, who completes one year in office
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.
Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi defended the Indian army’s use of Farooq Ahmed Dar as a human shield in Beerwah, Kashmir, by saying that “peculiar situations require peculiar measures”.
Suggesting that women from a popular workers’ organisation are sex workers is only the latest in a long line of inappropriate and offensive comments the state power minister has made.
Scientists and engineers taking up the Election Commission’s EVM challenge have said to understand what kind of tampering is possible, it is important to perform actions that insiders or criminals may attempt.
While 62 fugitives were extradited between 2002 and 2016, 110 fugitives are yet to be extradited although India has made formal requests.
A fortnightly column reflecting on chapters of India’s political past that are relevant today.
The family was freed a month after their arrest, when the Gujarat high court quashed charges against them. But the policemen involved have faced no consequences.
DMK working president M.K. Stalin courted arrest in the Cauvery delta region of Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu.
Pragya and Purohit are accused of involvement in the Malegaon bomb blast in which eight persons were killed and nearly 80 others were injured in 2008.
The practice of child marriage is widespread in parts of Odisha, but interventions on the ground are planting the seeds of change among adolescent girls and their parents.
Since 2015, about 12 people have died due to cow vigilantism while the government and police remain a mute witness to such events.
An injured jawan, brought to a hospital in Raipur, said the CRPF patrol was attacked by around 300 Maoist guerrillas.
Muslim women will stand to lose the most as BJP appropriates the issue of triple talaq to further the Hindu right’s communal agenda.
As the agitation in Manipur’s hill district crosses its 600th day and eight bodies still await burial, the protesters witnessed their struggle nearly reach a resolution this month, but then suddenly head back into a deadlock.
No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the killing of Abdul Gani Dar yet.
The students, carrying placards and banners, shouted ‘anti-China’ slogans and burnt the effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
P.P. Pandey was chargesheeted for murder by the CBI, but he was also appointed Gujarat’s police chief by the government.
In a report to the apex court on cow protection, the Centre has suggested that each cow and its progeny should get a ‘Unique Identification Number’.
Mehbooba Mufti told reporters that Narendra Modi appeared amenable to dialogue to contain the deteriorating situation in Kashmir.
A group of concerned citizens have criticised the Centre’s use of excessive military power in Kashmir and urged it to initiate political dialogue to end violence in the Valley.
A recent survey has revealed that tackling the lack of awareness on reservations among those entitled to it is critical to improve the policy.
The prime minister also urged states, local governments and NGOs to decide goals for 2022 and work towards achieving them.
Rather than treating Kashmiris as part of the problem, India must involve them in the process of resolving the Kashmir issue.
IAS officers of the 1968 batch have petitioned Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, demanding that the gau rakshaks responsible for Pehlu Khan’s death be arrested at once.
The Hindutva right has taken to comparing vigilante killers with India’s freedom fighters, which not only sanitises the image of murderers but denigrates the independence movement.
The investigation of AIADMK(Amma) leader Dinakaran’s alleged bribery of an Election Commission official continues as Delhi police questioned him on Sunday.
The BJP is hoping to retain control of the civic bodies, while Congress is eyeing a comeback and AAP is keen to forget its recent assembly poll debacles.
The farmers have called off their 40-day agitation after chief minister Palaniswami promised to meet their demands but say they will resume protesting if Palaniswami doesn’t meet their demands.
A look at the sequence of events – compiled from news reports and residents’ accounts – shows that the riots may well have been pre-planned.
A senior journalist who encountered the victims at the metro station questioned why the policemen at the scene did not intervene on behalf of the victims.
A new report documents the ecological and social stresses caused by the rising number of pilgrims, but weakens its case by letting politics impinge on rigour
If the rioting by ruling party affiliates had occurred in the earlier regime, the BJP would have charged “goonda raj”. Now the boot is on the other leg.
With candidates from the extreme right and the socialist left in the fray, there are no clear indications who has the edge
The Supreme Court order that the status quo be maintained was violated when the administration allowed a trishul-bearing sadhu to enter the Ram shrine.
Aya Hijazi, a charity worker detained for 33 months in Egypt, returns to the US following President Trump’s intervention.
Activists have said that the government’s rehabilitation efforts in Bawana are inadequate and that precautionary measures weren’t taken after a very similar fire four years ago.
As the MCD goes to the polls, The Wire explains what these bodies do and why the elections are important.