The businessman is currently out on bail on an earlier extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard on behalf of Indian authorities in April.
Police preventing people from voting and firing rubber bullets at protesters, and injuring up to 900, has done deep damage to Spain’s international credibility.
The petition demands that Menon be reinstated immediately as chairperson of the Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory at JNU.
“Civil society must stand up against this goondaism and demand for security for Prof Kancha Iliah as well as punishment to those issuing open threats, before we have another Gauri Lankesh.”
“We don’t know who has killed them (the slain journalists) but we do know who is celebrating…I am pained, I am taken aback by the celebrations of an inhuman killing.”
While Narendra Modi has frozen out the free press and not held a single press conference during his time as prime minister, journalists seen to be on his side have been adequately rewarded.
A group of militants, whose exact number could not be known immediately, stormed the BSF camp located just outside the main gate of the high-security Srinagar International Airport at 4:00 am.
A National Institute of Nutrition survey has found that in an urban sample, 32.4% of SC and 32.6% of ST boys under five were underweight, compared to 25.8% of OBCs and 21% of others.
Despite a generally abysmal human rights record, North Korea has shown improvement in one specific area: disability rights.
Mohammed Cherif Bassiouni, international criminal law’s most prolific exponent, passed away on September 25 at the age of 79.
If each of us don’t find the courage and conviction to speak up against injustice and hate then celebrating Gandhi Jayanti with pomp and splendour is a farce.
We are at a juncture where it is possible to think of a ‘clean India’ without looking at the issue of urban sewage workers who clean the society’s filth.
The HRD ministry has already started the process of shortlisting Tripathi’s successor.
Authorities had earlier asked the family of Assam’s first speaker to prove their citizenship.
While the potters comprise only Muslims, they deal primarily with Hindu wholesale dealers who truck away pots in bulk.
Scores of journalists gathered to condemn the recent spate of killing, threats and violence directed at the press.
How would Gandhi have responded to the glaring contradictions in India today?
In an attempt to make the city ‘open defecation free’, families who had paid for toilets and were midway through construction allege that their houses were destroyed before surveyors came around.
Voices like Gandhi’s risked their lives, tirelessly telling us how to overcome the deathly traps of majoritarian nationalism.
Jagmeet Singh was elected on Sunday as leader of Canada’s left-leaning New Democrats, becoming the first non-white politician to head a major Canadian political party.
Eight accused, all Patels from Bhadraniya village, have been arrested after the attack, police said.
Gandhi will survive the state-sponsored assault on ahimsa only if we find the Mahatma within us.
The decision to nominate BJP workers as non-official directors makes a mockery of the party’s 1998 manifesto and the government’s own guidelines issued in 2015.
Was it inappropriate drafting or the firestorm of angry responses from Mumbaikars that led the prime minister to do what he has rarely done, delete a tweet?
Maya Mirchandani discusses a new book on the Bharatiya Janata Party as India’s ‘greatest election machine’.
Baby boxes, where mothers can give up their children anonymously, are a visible symbol of the debate on abortion and the rights of women and children.
One of the main social demands in the South American country is greater transparency on the part of the authorities.
The Twitter user was alleged to have referred to men who support women driving as “cuckolds who should be killed”.
Germany’s parliament approved marriage equality in June after Chancellor Angela Merkel chose to make the vote a matter of conscience.
The referendum, declared illegal by Spain’s central government, has thrown the country into its worst constitutional crisis in decades.
In an interview to The Wire, the BJP leader defends his criticism of Arun Jaitley’s handling of the economy and explains why the government’s policies from Kashmir to Pakistan are wrong.
Since 2011, the percentage of unaccompanied children among Egyptian irregular migrants reaching Europe has been remarkably high.
In trying to appease its constituents, the RSS has not only insulated Modi from economic accountability but has also absorbed opposition criticisms against the government.
The RSS chief while addressing a crowd in Nagpur spoke on a range of issues including violence in the name of cow protection and the government’s resolution of the Doklam crisis.
While Satyapal Malik would be the new governor of Bihar, Jagdish Mukhi will take the place of Purohit as the Assam governor.
Eminent Arakan historian Jacques P. Leider talks about the historical context of the Rohingya conflict.
Periyar problematised what freedom meant, who it benefitted and who it excluded. But that doesn’t mean he gave a clean chit to colonialism.
Book on Deendayal Upadhyaya published by external affairs ministry says the BJP is the only political alternative in the country, Hindu thought is Bhartiya thought, and only Hindu society can be spiritual.
Police currently believe that the short-circuiting of an electronics box near the foot-over-bridge may have caused panic, setting off the stampede.
An RTI asking whether action was taken against a state assembly official, who was pulled up by the EC, has been rejected on the grounds of privacy.