The NHRC said that after careful consideration of the material on record, it found that there are in “total 34 victims mentioned in police complaints.”
The latest rules create a window for NRIs and Indians who travel abroad to change their last 500 and 1000 notes, but what about everyone else?
The 2016 death toll, which is likely to rise as more data comes in, pushed the number of fatalities for the last three years to 18,501, or almost 20 deaths a day.
In a country where classical music connoisseurs are dwindling and the demand for the genre is on a steady decline, Ustad Fateh Ali Khan kept the flame of his art alive with a robust vigour and peerless flair.
Institutional feebleness and political imperfections have given the prime minister the upper hand.
Rapid deforestation and soil erosion in Attapadi Forest Reserve has led to a crippling water shortage in Kerala’s Kulappadi village and the Irula forest tribe has suffered the most.
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Nicola Sturgeon said she still wanted Scotland to remain a member of the EU, but was open to finding a Brexit deal that suited all parts of the UK.
Is finance minister Arun Jaitley budgeting in the dark? One can’t have a strategy for economic revival without first estimating the economic impact of demonetisation.
Sunday marks 1000 days since Boko Haram abducted the girls; but those have been freed are not completely free.
Many events over the past year – Brexit, Donald Trump’s victory, rise of far-right parties in Europe and continued weakness in the banking sector – have added significant uncertainty to an already fragile global economy.
Infrastructural expansions would presumably generate employment, but this would also facilitate migration, which could hit the fragile peace in the region.
Esteban Santiago, 26, was taken into custody immediately following the shooting.
The commission has written a letter to cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha asking him to respond to the plea by January 10.
The páramos or high plains grasslands of Ecuador, the most extensive in South America, are disappearing.
The Shiv Sena will have to tackle anti-incumbency and allegations of corruption to win, while the BJP is keen to consolidate on gains made in 2014 to take control of the Asia’s richest civic body.
Aruna Naorem, a molecular geneticist at Delhi University, studies the proteins responsible for setting off the development phase in amoeba.
Obama’s racial legacy will have all three facets – pride, promise and regret.
A survey conducted in Munirka village, Vasant Vihar’s Kusumpur Pahadi slum, Trilokpuri and Noor Nagar’s Pahadi slum shows that casual labourers and small shop owners have been the hardest hit by demonetisation.
With Donald Trump assuming office on January 20, the UN Security Council might be in for a greater political shift than the usual rotation of non-permanent members.
It’s unadvisable to participate in too many marathons because the heart may be damaged in a few. And current scientific knowledge is unable to accurately identify the vulnerable.
Student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani lend their support to demands of Maharashtra’s workers
General Qamar Javed Bajwa and General Bipin Rawat have very different roles and challenges ahead. One controls the polity, while the other is controlled by it; one has complete freedom to function, while the other is hemmed in by politicians and bureaucracy.
Lawyers believe that contempt laws should be used more for when the executive flouts laws rather than for individual utterances.
The campaign against Shaan Taseer shows that the intolerant atmosphere that led to his father’s untimely death has not ebbed.
The Sena also said that the BJP is living in a fool’s paradise if they think that demonetisation has ended the menace of black money
Prominent lawyer Prashant Bhushan discusses the Sahara-Birla diaries case, the fallout of the Income Tax Settlement Commission’s decision to absolve Sahara and what measures he will take in the Supreme Court as the counsel of Common Cause – the petitioner in the case.
Suchetgarh residents, whose lives have seen numerous disruptions due to the prolonged India-Pakistan conflict, rue that they have been left to fend for themselves without any government support.
The Indonesian government has back-pedalled on an announcement by the head of the country’s military that cooperation between the two countries would be suspended.
People have lost their jobs, small businesses are closing down and the agricultural sector has been hit hard as a result of demonetisation. The RBI must increase the supply of cash to curb further fallout.
Hardeep Singh Puri’s book highlights the interconnected world where mistrust, violence and injustice are increasing while international covenants fray, and stresses the need for a collective legal framework to deal with them.
Turkey and Russia brokered the ceasefire which came into effect on December 30 and has mostly held but not altogether halted fighting in the country.
Of the 158 who escaped after suspected heavily armed Muslim rebels stormed a jail in the country’s south, 43 have been recaptured and eight were killed.
Advancing the Budget presentation could give the BJP an unfair advantage in the upcoming state elections. By failing to defer it until after the polls, the party is unwilling to follow the high principles expected in a bipartisan polity.
Investigators questioned Netanyahu in a case that arose from allegations involving high-profile figures in international business and Hollywood.
Four prisons in the Northern state of Amazonas saw riots and one of them suffered the worst bloodshed at a prison of the South American country since 1992.
Mexicans were enraged by the 20% fuel price hike announced over the weekend as part of a government deregulation of the energy sector.
Ahmed Maher, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and a founder of the ‘April 6’ movement, broke the 2013 law to prevent mass protests.
A video, which shows men clad in UN jackets dancing with female rebels, created controversy questioning the neutrality of the UN observers in Colombia.
Tim Barrow, political director at the foreign office, will take up the post next week following the abrupt departure of Ivan Rogers.