The victims claimed that the attackers wanted to “avenge” the arrest of 12 people in connection with the Una incident.
Donal Trump said a newly adopted approach to fighting terrorism by NATO led him to change his mind and he no longer considered the organisation obsolete. He appeared to change his position regarding NATO after his previous comments against the organisation were criticised by some, including Republicans.
There is a need to de-stigmatise the termination of pregnancies and allow for late term abortions since a woman’s right to abortion is a necessary condition for her reproductive autonomy.
People were killed in retaliatory action by security forces after a group of protesters pelted stones at a CRPF vehicle in Kashmir, a police official said.
Hindustani vocalist singer brothers and Padma Bhushan awardees Rajan and Sajan Mishra were also refused the same Tier 5 visa that Khan had applied for. The celebrated Indian artists were slated to perform at the annual Darbar Festival in London in September.
The Quantum Experiments at Space Scale, or QUESS, satellite will help China establish ‘hack-proof’ communications between space and the ground.
There has been no attempt so far to design a comprehensive tax policy for medium and small enterprises, which would take all direct and indirect taxes into account and provide a clear, low-compliance-cost, fair policy option.
The minimum wages for unskilled person will increase from Rs 9,568 to Rs 14,052; for semi-skilled and skilled persons will increase from Rs 10,582 to Rs 15,471 and from Rs 11,622 to 17,033 respectively.
The document doesn’t punish people who lay bad roads, doesn’t seem keen on protecting pedestrians and just doesn’t address how road accidents must be investigated.
India should not be complacent because of the current uncertainty surrounding TPP. We must fully understand the implications of the various TPP disciplines and how we should strategise ourselves in response to the very many ways they can impact us.
Andhra Pradesh’s new ‘world-class’ capital city will require enormous amounts of energy and resources to build and to run, while destroying precious natural environments and local livelihoods.
The complaint was filed by RSS-linked student body Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort was both tedious and tiring.
T.S. Thakur said he was hoping that there would be a mention of the appointment of judges in Modi’s speech.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his third Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort today, bringing up a range of subjects.
Students are concerned that their rights are being violated. They fear that they are being used as scapegoats to provide fodder for Islamophobic propaganda.
Few European capitals are as stamped with their recent history as the city of Berlin. Wherever you go, you’re sure to encounter telltale marks left by Nazi Germany, the Holocaust and the Cold War.
The Produnova has been followed by gymnasts from Egypt, Dominican Republic, Uzbekistan and India – a small set of countries lying at the periphery of the sporting world.
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“I was sent to prison for 23 days for sedition in 2010. Even then I wasn’t thrashed like this. I had a lot of faith in the police. That’s gone completely now.”
The relationship between the Congress and the revolutionaries during the freedom movement was a lot more supportive than it is commonly believed to be.
There is more than just cynical commercial calculations at play: filmmakers appear to be not just pandering to changing audience tastes here but also trimming their sails to keep with the nationalist exhortations of the establishment.
The story of Jihad Hussein Obama, a boy from the enclaves whose birth sparked the revolution for the people who lived there.
Perhaps the project of memorialisation can be turned around and pressed forward – to document, record and speak of ‘our partitions.’
Most people I know who were personally affected by the partition have feelings of acceptance and moving on rather than anything else.
On the eve of Independence Day, cow protection vigilantes assault the Dalit Asmita Yatra in region where the flogging of Dalit men first occurred.
Acharya Kripalani shows that the Congress’s presidentship has given the nation a tradition of individuality and dissent, not prescriptiveness and consent.
Prohibition has never worked anywhere; ordinary people suffer and only liquor mafias and law enforcement forces benefit.
Hasnat’s family wonders if the British High Commission would have been more adept if Hasnat had not been Muslim or Bengali.
The governor asked Manipur’s top cultural personalities to send in 100-word definitions of culture in order to secure an invitation to tea with him. A leading Manipuri film-maker wrote an open letter in response.
Milwaukee police said a uniformed officer had opened fire while chasing the man after an afternoon traffic stop.
As India turns 70, C.P. Surendran measures the limits of freedom in India. Have we done enough to realise the promises made in the Constitution?
The Gujarat government has tried to pit Dalits against Muslims to ensure upper-caste hegemony. As victims of cow vigilantism, both communities have come together.
In The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money, Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier tell the story of the Mossack Fonseca revelation. But what was the outcome?
Though no official reason for the disruptions has been forthcoming, calls by separatists’ outfits for ‘celebrating’ Pakistan Day on Sunday seem to be the reason.
One could call the potential removal of termination charges an underhanded move by TRAI. This begets the question, should the telecom regulator and not market forces incentivise the adoption of Internet telephony?
On two occasions, mother humpbacks with calves joined other humpbacks to chase away killer whales from sea lions. They even put their calves at risk.
Surprisingly, there has been very little research on fencing, though it has been part of the modern Olympics since it began in 1896.
It is close to impossible to find out whether Shah Rukh Khan is on a US watch list and why, let alone remedying the problem.
Both India and Pakistan have been successful in their nationalism projects, the former debatably more effective in its efforts. In doing so, both nations have found it necessary to look down upon the other.