An interview with Talmiz Ahmed, former Indian ambassador in Riyadh, on the Saudi Arabian king making Mohammed bin Salman the crown prince.
NASA’s Kepler Mission has identified thousands of exoplanets but there are a lot of unanswered questions about these distant alien worlds how earth-like their environments are, if at all.
In the seventy-first episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the NDA nominee for president, Ram Nath Kovind, and discusses the renewed movement demanding a separate Gorkhaland.
Even though community health centres have been set up to provide free healthcare, the professionals working there and the treatment given to patients leave much to be desired.
Will Kovind as president be a champion for Dalit justice? Will he uphold the values of the constitution?
Besides the jail term, the speaker, K.B. Koliwad, also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them.
The fee waiver will be effective only if it comes along with other measures – investing in government schools and colleges, ensuring quality education and so on.
The family has said the case against the accused, members of the Hindu Rashtra Sena, is at a critical juncture as the charges are about to be framed.
The opposition missed out on a big opportunity to show its solidarity with Dalit movements across the country by not nominating a Dalit candidate of its choice before the Modi government did.
The order will likely be a far cry from the president’s previous remarks about the pharmaceutical industry.
Unable to fix its public distribution system, the state government humiliates the poor by marking their houses.
In conversation with the Gabonese foreign minister Pacome Moubelet-Boubeya about Gabon’s economy, its ties with India, Africa and more.
The prosecution failed to file a chargesheet within the required 60-day period since N. Rajamarthandan’s arrest for disclosing information on an attack on the All Assam Students Union office.
“They have been killed, injured, abducted and forced to shoot and kill in one of the most brutal wars in recent history,” UNICEF said in a statement.
The Department of Homeland Security believes that although there’s no evidence of vote tampering, there is reason to believe that 21 states’ systems were targeted.
Faced with a rising tide of popular discontent and pressure from the US and Mexico, the OAS looks to chastise a belligerent Venezuela which accused the member nations of being “lapdogs of imperialism”.
The region, which fell to war in 2013, is no longer being classified as being in a state of famine, but situations are still being described as “dire”.
While the population might start declining after 2050, India will still remain the most populous country in the world.
Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, a real estate magnate with little experience in international diplomacy meets with both Palestinian and Israeli heads of state to start the process.
As the law now stands, it is up to federal prosecutors to hammer out the details of plea bargains. Opening the possibility that defence lawyers could ask the top court to decide on the terms would slow down the speed at which such agreements are made.
Iraqi officials had expressed that they had hoped that the mosque would be retaken from the stronghold of ISIS in time for Eid al-Fitr on Monday.
“…these are people whose mind and heart are actually in Pakistan, just their bodies are here, so they too should go there. Or better still, they should be deported across the border.”
My psychiatric condition was (mis)treated as if it were independent of a malarial prophylactic called mefloquine that I had accidentally overdosed on by a single potent pill.
The government knows what it wants to achieve where the environment is concerned, even if it is at the cost of the protection of ecosystems, and people’s livelihood and well being.
Between 2005 and 2012, about 2,800 patients have died while participating in clinical trials conducted by pharmaceutical companies.
An unregulated borewell economy thrives through the dry summers in Osmanabad district of Marathwada, with agents and rig owners cashing in on the desperation of farmers to find water at any depth, any cost.
Zafar Hussein’s family and neighbours say he had stood up to the nagar parishad’s plan to get rid of the settlement where he lived and develop it into a posh colony.
Unwilling to support a candidate with an RSS background, the Left parties have shared their own list of candidates with the Congress, and the final decision will be taken at an opposition meet on June 22.
Besides Gauba, 15 new secretaries have been appointed to various central government departments as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle.
The Haryana home minister has made a number of controversial remarks in the past, including calling supporters of Gurmehar Kaur “pro-Pakistani” who “should be thrown out of this country.”
Prashant Bhushan talks about his book which documents the Supreme Court proceedings in the landmark Indira Gandhi vs Raj Narain case that shaped India’s political history.
With cyber interference in elections going beyond hijacking the ballot box, the Election Commission must prepare to address all potential threats – both domestic and international.
“We’ve granted a ‘UA’ to the trailer of Jab Harry Met Sejal on condition of deletion of the dialogue about intercourse”, said censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani.
On Thursday, telecom minister Manoj Sinha will meet with various industry players to discuss their demands. Most banks and telecom operators (barring Reliance Jio) want a number of sops to prevent industry loans from turning into NPAs.
Kim’s first term was marred by a divisive organisational reshuffling, but he was also credited for his insight into the issues plaguing the developing world, and his agenda.
Testimonies from residents of war torn cities like Mosul and Raqqa confirm the horrors that the new International Committee for Red Cross report shows – nearly 50% of the total civilian casualties reported worldwide come from Iraq, Syria and Yemen.
Ethical scandals at Uber and Fox have focused attention on the leaders of the organisations, but the problems of a toxic culture often embed deep within.
Getting home at late hours is often made out to be an issue only for women working the night shift in the IT sector – but it affects many others as well.
Mohammed bin Salman, 31, the prince behind Saudi Arabia’s disastrous war in Yemen and boycott of Qatar, has replaced 57-year-old Mohammed bin Naif as crown prince.
Like Jeremy Corbyn, the party and its leader must stick by their principles no matter what the situation, only then will it eventually pay off.