The Cambodian government has launched a fierce crackdown on the opposition. For a few months now, politicians, journalist and activists have been harassed to make their work impossible.
T.C.A. Raghavan’s The People Next Door is written with deep personal knowledge and a genuine investment in the India-Pakistan relationship.
Angry over the list, which is full of repeat candidates, Patidars and Congress defectors, at least 30 disgruntled BJP leaders have submitted their resignations.
The Emergency may be the most controversial part of her legacy but Mrs Gandhi’s greatest contribution to India was the way she handled the economic, political and foreign policy challenges the country faced after 1966.
On this World Toilet Day, let’s turn the spotlight behind the scenes of the sanitation chain, on those who clean out latrines where there are no sewers to carry away the waste.
Since 2000, at least 16 people have died while incarcerated in Canada’s system of immigration detention, with a shocking four deaths since March 2016.
Being denied access to safe, private toilets is particularly dangerous for women and girls, impacting on their health and education, and exposing them to an increased risk of harassment and even attack.
“The novel is impressive for its intensity and rich detail, and for exploring the tragic heart of war with such quiet eloquence.”
Karan Thapar interviews Montek Singh Ahluwalia, former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, about demonetisation, GST and the overall state of the Indian economy.
Latest news reports from the world of work.
While many countries have been producing postage stamps with insects of bright hues and with thoughtful scientific annotations, India Post’s efforts leave much to desire.
A short story that won a recent competition on the theme of road safety.
Unprecedented, Unconstitutional Action by I&B Ministry to Remove Two Films From IFFI List: ‘S Durga’ Director
In conversation with S Durga filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan about his latest movie, politics and his time as an ABVP worker.
Lack of access to clean, safe, private toilets is a major barrier around the world and it’s an issue that disproportionately affects girls.
By community, Dalits (70%) had the highest share of 22 year olds employed in the states in 2016.
As India Rushes Towards Digital Money, Are We Doing Enough For the Elderly and Those With Disabilities?
A recent RBI circular reminds us that digital banking, welcome as it is in the overall context, does not benefit all sections of society equally.
A civil engineer at IIT Guwahati talks about her research on lightweight concrete.
Thousands of Liberian women have banded together to bring about peace and to fight for women’s rights. They’ve changed the face of the African nation.
At a decisive meeting on the future of LAWS, countries such as Pakistan and Cuba have called for a pre-emptive ban, while others like US, Germany and Russia disagree.
Coal and railway minister Piyush Goyal has remained curiously silent, even though the current crisis has been sparked by the railways’ failure to transport adequate amounts of coal.
The NCR must seize the possibilities of reclaiming Badarpur as a public space by shutting down NTPC’s worst power plant in terms of meeting emissions standards.
Maya Mirchandani interviews former additional secretary in the cabinet secretariat and president of the Centre for China Analysis and Strategy Jayadeva Ranade about his new book, ‘Xi Jinping’s China’.
During the Second World War, the government subjected thousands of troops to mustard gas tests – and kept it a secret.
If the UK withdraws from the Horizon 2020 programme as part of Brexit, the resulting funding decline will affect thousands of Indian scientists and engineers in the UK.
Hundreds of supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan party have been blocking the route into Islamabad for nearly 10 days, demanding the minister of law be sacked for what they say is blasphemy.
Justice N. Kirubakaran said a decision on the passage of the Bill should be taken at the earliest because people were suffering.
Gogoi has been in jail since September 13 and has been charged under the National Security Act.
The disgraced film producer contracted the Israeli firm Black Cube to spy on his accusers.
Unless Infosys Solves Its Succession Bug, It Will Continue Fighting With One Hand Tied Behind Its Back
Apart from recovering value, Infosys has to prove that it doesn’t have to keep running to its founders to sort things out as soon as the going gets tough.
The actor criticised the government for not condemning those making open threats of violence.
Established media organisations are collaborating across borders and with new media to break big stories such as global tax avoidance by the rich and powerful.
Some observers think Mugabe’s overthrow by the army might be a good thing for Zimbabwe. An Argentinean expert on Latin America’s bloody military dictatorships disagrees.
Iraqi forces “liberated Rawa entirely, and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings”.
Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted UN Security Council resolution to extend the inquiry by one month.
In conversation with educationist Geeta Dharmarajan about the ambitious multi-NGO-led national campaign to help 150 million school children who can read teach the 150 million who can’t.
Sujit Saraf’s Harilal & Sons sticks to a personalised account of the protagonists’ life, but from it, we discern the larger Marwari experience.
In the early 1950s, urban social life in the Soviet Union was constrained, with few opportunities for young people to meet and date. But that changed after Jawaharlal Nehru’s visit in 1955.
Between January and August, around 110 nationalist activists and human rights defenders in Sindh have disappeared.
The two main ambiguities in the Act’s regulatory mechanism are what is regulated and who are obligated to share benefits under the Act.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is confident that parliament will legislate to permit same-sex marriage before it breaks in December.