While Nandan Nilekani praised Sharma for his apology, others thought it was far from enough after he had abused those raising serious concerns about Aadhaar.
A Sukhoi fighter jet went missing near Tezpur in Assam after losing its radar and radio contact.
Even though the US blocked the transfer of cryogenic technology to India towards the end of the Cold War, ISRO has much to gain today from working closely with the West and with NASA.
Former FBI director James Comey decided that he would first like to speak with the special counsel addressing the issue of Trump’s ties with Russia.
Instead of dismantling the regulated APMC mandis, the government needs to make them stronger and build supporting infrastructure like warehouses.
The former Assam chief minister was blocked from going to the site of the bridge because of “security concerns” ahead of Modi’s visit to inaugurate it.
The political vacuum in Tamil Nadu comes at a time when the divergence between the fundamental interests of the state and India are beginning to accelerate owing to demographic trends.
Temer may have announced that he has no intentions of resigning, but with his coalition crumbling, his resignation may have to come in as soon as this week.
Lula, who is accused of leading Brazil’s biggest bribery scheme in connection with Petrobras, is already facing five separate trials on corruption charges.
Facebook should give the public more insight into how content moderation decisions are made.
The content and culture around the game are troubling, but China’s response may be misguided and in fact creating more interest around ‘Blue Whale’.
Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago may fundamentally alter the understanding of human origins
An internal DHS plan in February estimated the total cost for the wall at $21.6 billion but the White House’s budget proposal for 2018 included a request for just $1.6 billion.
Without expecting overnight transformation, over 500 eminent signatories from both countries are hoping to create a ripple effect that changes how citizens and governments view each other.
While Podiyam Panda told the high court he would like to stay with the police and not with his family, activists allege he has been tortured by the police to give false statements.
The plan would cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over ten years, balancing the budget by the end of the decade.
Theresa May said the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack. If confirmed, it would be the deadliest militant assault in Britain since 2005.
The BJP is making inroads among Dalits but at the same time, Dalits come together when they are attacked by upper castes
The US said that the agreement to offer refuge to up to 1,250 asylum seekers in the centres would progress only if refugees satisfied strict checks.
The crackdown is being carried out by the civilian Federal Investigation Agency, with upto 200 social media accounts under investigation.
Major Leetul Gogoi was awarded the army’s ‘Commendation Card’ for his ‘sustained efforts’ in counter-insurgency operations.
Kenya’s progressive 2010 constitution brought improved women’s representation in parliament and public life. But historical prejudices remain, always more intensely apparent during elections.
At Axis Bank and Yes Bank, it appears that a single auditor of a member firm of Ernst and Young has overlooked gross NPAs of a staggering Rs 13,655 crore.
An international team of astronomers has made the most detailed image of the ring of dusty debris surrounding a young star and found that the ice content of colliding comets within it is similar to comets in our own solar system.
Instead of evicting forest-dwelling communities for engaging in traditional activities in protected areas and reserved forests, the government should use them for co-management.
Sandbars are affected by poor management and human activities, such as sand extraction, pollution and indiscriminate logging, in addition to climate change and the resulting elevation of the sea level.
In light of India’s disputes with Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, the decision to not nominate a member for the UN’s Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf may have significant strategic consequences.
Given the quantity of investments, China can’t afford to have the OBOR initiative fail. Sceptics like India can use that to persuade China to make modifications.
The Bhim Army and its leader, Chandrasekhar, say their fight is against caste oppression and the ‘saffron terror’ of the Hindutva forces.
Hopefully the Jadhav matter will encourage Indian policy makers to take international law and its obligations and institutions more seriously, rather than as an encumbrance or distraction.
At a recent seminar, a number of stakeholders sought wide-ranging reforms to ensure that the RTI Act remains an effective tool for ordinary people to access information with.
The Least Developed Countries have called to ‘redouble’ efforts to combat climate change and implement the Paris Agreement at the COP23 Conference to be held in Bonn later this year.
The India Exclusion Report 2016 provides a bleak picture of the government’s schemes and programmes that are meant to make basic amenities and rights available to everyone.
Filled with wit and self-deprecating humour, Karan Johar’s autobiography is about coming-of-age and ‘coming out’.
Foreign firms are the growth engine for Vietnam’s high-technology exports, which reached 27% as a percentage of its total manufactured exports in 2014.
Leo Varadkar, 38, the Dublin-born son of an Indian father and Irish mother, is expected to become Ireland’s first homosexual prime minister.
Special CBI judge Bharat Parasher sentenced former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and two senior government officials for two-year imprisonment in the case.
The activists have alleged that “the concerned investigating officer of the said case has gone missing after the submission of the final report.”
There was no claim of responsibility for the blast that took place on the third anniversary of Thailand’s military coup.
Arvind Kejriwal’s lawyer Ram Jethmalani contended that he had acted with his client’s consent, prompting the finance minister to file a separate defamation case.