Three police personnel related to the case have been suspended but no case has been registered, with a judicial enquiry still pending.
If India is to make headway in Kashmir, the Modi government’s new diplomatic strategy must be accompanied by bold measures to resolve the internal dimension as well.
The FBI considers the incident a “potential act of terrorism,” Richard Thornton, FBI special agent in Minneapolis, told reporters.
Pricing, branding and Baba Ramdev are the ingredients that have helped the company reach these levels
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a military source at Deir al-Zor airport reported at least 90 Syrian soldiers were killed in the strikes.
International leaders have condemned the Uri attack, while Pakistan has denied any role in it.
Only a combination of Indian coercive and non-violent capabilities, and a willingness to bargain, can motivate Pakistan to remove the threat of violence. And just as threat of force alone will not work for India, terrorism won’t get Pakistan what it wants from India.
Rising life expectancy and declining fertility in the country could pose drastic social and economic effects if they are not adequately addressed.
The US may have lifted economic sanction, but must now work with Myanmar on issues like building a strong civilian government and the Rohingya crisis.
Early this month the Supreme Court gave the Centre four weeks to submit its reply to a batch of petitions concerning the practice of triple talaq.
Persons with disabilities want tangible change such as jobs with the government, not a new term like ‘divyang’ to identify with.
Holding celebrity ambassadors liable for the quality of the product they endorse allows us to expend our moral outrage, but has very little in the way of underlying logic.
Only around a dozen heads of state from the 120-nation Non-Aligned Movement made it to the meeting, in a blow for a government keen to bolster its international legitimacy.
A round-up of news, both bad and good, on the rights front from India.
Asha Abraham, an animal biotechnologist at Mangalor’s St. Aloysius College, is using mice to study metabolic syndrome.
The constitution that Sardar Patel compelled the RSS to adopt, clearly eschewing all concern with politics, needs to be restored, and there must be a clear avowal if any changes have been made in it and whether these are justified by law.
At the end of the day, Modi has to ensure that the options he exercises – particularly the military ones – do not leave the country worse off than before in terms of casualties and costs.
A documentary about farmers’ protests against bottling plants owned by Coca Cola subsidiaries has been denied certification on the grounds of ‘political motive’.
The Indian response must be calm and measured, and must begin by establishing as complete a picture of the incident and its dramatis personae as possible.
The vice president’s remarks came against the backdrop of India raising its concerns at various international fora over Pakistan’s support to cross-border terrorism.
With Prime Minister Modi vowing to punish the perpetrators, a high level meeting chaired by the home minister reviewed the situation following the attack.
Mayurika Lahiri, a cancer biologist researching the early changes that happen when cancer develops, is also the face behind the daycare revolution at IISER Pune.
There is one inescapable problem: it’s hard, if not impossible, to judge a strategy that is designed to remain hidden.
Using free software is now, more than ever, a political and ethical statement – especially as Silicon Valley looks to India.
Ecological economist Mark Lindley says Gandhi’s ideas about economics are unpopular in India because its middle class is more eager to jump on the affluence bandwagon than take stock of the looming environmental crisis.
The Clintons’ charities have recently come under scrutiny, leading its largest arm to promise to spin off into an independent organisation if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
Syria says the attack is proof the US is actually supporting the Islamic State while Moscow says it is evidence of Washington’s “stubborn refusal” to coordinate its actions with Russia’s government.
Historically unpopular presidential candidates are making voters uneasy on both sides of the aisle. An expert on conflicted voters explains why this poses an unprecedented challenge for campaigns.
The Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society has challenged the order for Parvez’s 10 day judicial custody in a sessions court.
Veracruz (Mexico) is the most dangerous place in America for the news gatherers, with seventeen journalists killed and five gone missing in the last six years.
Researchers have studied the part of the brain associated with disgust to reveal people’s true attitudes.
It is not for the non-member state to choose only those aspects of EU integration it likes, if free movement of people is not on the table, then neither is single market access.
Both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu view the river as a mechanistic producer of water, not as a dynamic life-giving system that is responsive to local and global triggers of use and abuse.
Women entrepreneurs from refugee and host communities in Lebanon are building their own model of social stability through economically viable businesses.
As much as 49% of the water supplied to the city is what is called ‘non-revenue water’ or ‘unaccounted for water’ – water lost in distribution.
Fossil fuels provided a one-time-only quantum leap in growth. Coming up with a new economic model should be on everyone’s bucket list.
While the number of women in Bangladesh’s workforce is growing, they continue to face exploitation, gender based violence and discrimination.
Nafisa Hoodbhoy, the first female reporter in Pakistan, talks about the country’s ties with China, civil-military relations, terrorism and much more.
A nervous Gujarat government does not want to take any chances while Narendra Modi is visiting the state to celebrate his birthday.
For those in contemporary India who agonise over the place of electoral politics in their quest for reform and justice – Irom Sharmila ,Anna Hazare or Aruna Roy, for example – the career of the great Tamil reformer holds many lessons.