The home ministry probe will also inquire into whether the NGO’s funds were directed towards ‘attracting’ the youth to terrorism.
For the performers and artists here, ‘progress’ is coming at the cost of their passion and their livelihood.
Theresa May will fight it out with Andrea Leadsom for the post of Britain’s next prime minister.
The dance is one among a few cultural objects today – like Ganesh Utsav, the thickening sindoor that women display, freshly minted greetings like ‘Jai Shri Krishna’, bhajan sandhyas – being deployed.
The Brexit vote threatens the socio-economic development and therefore the political stability of a number of Commonwealth countries.
The Indian Ocean was a common theme for both leaders, with Modi noting that its waters “were our common sea frontiers”.
In the summer of 2003, senior ministers like L.K. Advani and a number of Indian strategic commentators kept up a steady drumbeat calling for the country to send troops to help the Americans. But Vajpayee kept his cool and refused.
New Delhi: The current poster boy of Kashmir militancy, Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, was killed during an encounter with security forces on Friday, according to media reports. The reports, who quote Jammu and Kashmir police chief K Rajendra said that Wani was killed along with three other militants in […]
The government’s focus needs to be on rehabilitating and giving beggars a way out of their lives. The Delhi government’s plan to make the city beggar-free might do the opposite.
The Supreme Court on Friday said the largescale killings in Manipur in the guise of self defence while dealing with insurgency or militants was unacceptable.
Mongolia went to polls last month which saw the main opposition Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) coming back to power with a landslide.
The shift from the MDGs to sustainable development goals is also a shift from tracking aggregates to tracking more disaggregated indicators, and India urgently needs a strategy to overcome data limitations.
Instead of investigating the death of Mustain Abbas, allegedly killed by Gau Raksha Dal members, his family says police officers have been threatening them.
No group has claimed the attacks but it has been estimated as an attack by ISIS which is known to carry out such attacks against Shi’ite muslims.
Live streaming may be a key social activism tool but anxiety persists over the nature of content that isn’t regulated by traditional broadcasting standards
This comes after India’s recent entry into the MTCR with questions being raised in the US about the policy governing access to Indian launch services.
When India’s most aggressive anchor meets India’s most aggressive politician, one expects sparks to fly. Instead, Arnab Goswami looked like a favourite nephew lobbing the ball gently to a benign elderly uncle. More “noora-kushti” and less a sharp interview, there were many questions that ought to have been […]
The excessive de-Ba’athification left thousands of Saddam Hussein’s Ba’ath party members unemployed and contributed to sectarian tensions in post-war Iraq
Despite a study, cows are no alchemists. Extant biological knowledge does not allow for synthesis of inorganic materials like metals in a living, organic body.
Hardik Patel was charged with sedition for allegedly asking his patidar followers to “kill two-five policemen”.
Despite Theresa May’s strong lead, Andrea Leadsom’s eurosceptic leanings and opposition to gay marriage could swing the final vote in her favour.
The German parliament toughened the sexual assault law to close loopholes which made it difficult to punish offenders when proof of violence was lacking.
The peace deal is an attempt to resolve five decades of war with the FARC which was formed as an agrarian movement in 1964.
The South African para-athlete has ended up disabling those who were already disabled. There was a time when he could have justly claimed to have achieved the opposite.
US sanctioned North Korea leaders recently over rights abuses and has now asked other countries to curb the use of North Korean workers.
If one word sums up Chilcot’s approach to future ‘interventions’ of which recent British governments have been all too fond it is ‘caution’. This is as it should be.
From the Connaught Rangers mutiny to the Indian-Irish Independence League, numerous threads connected India and Ireland as both fought for independence from the British.
The attack on the Mausoleum of Sayid Mohammed bin Ali al-Hadi has reignited fears of an escalation of the sectarian strife between Iraq’s Shi’ites and Sunnis.
Analysts said that Cunha’s resignation could end the legislative stalemate plaguing the lower house of Brazil’s Congress.
Twelve candidates are vying to replace Ban Ki-moon. Climate change, especially ensuring the Paris deal is fully implemented, and sustainable development goals will have to be a top priority for the eventual winner.
Trump has two options before him, he can either learn from Lincoln’s idea of equality or he can join the ‘Know Nothings’ and appeal to fear and bigotry.
China, which backed the latest UN sanctions against North Korea in March, objects to the proposed THAAD deployment in the South, as the system’s radar can reach into its territory.
The weekend attack has shown that ISIS is still capable of bombing Baghdad despite having lost control of their stronghold, Falluja last month.
As in Blair’s Britain, the official culture in India is for the military, bureaucracy and intelligence community to tailor their views to those they believe the political leadership wants.
State-level efforts to address one of the root causes of the Arab Spring, youth unemployment, are at best a mixed bag and, at worst, represent a return to a pre-Arab Spring status quo.
Authorities are hunting for more than one suspect, among them a man wearing black clothes and aged around 40, who was glimpsed by witnesses just minutes before the blast.
The attack occurred as largely peaceful protests unfolded around the US after the shooting of Philando Castile, 32, by police near St. Paul, Minnesota, late on July 6.
It is not possible to stop all terror attacks. Whether they like it or not, ordinary people need to adopt a soldier-like mentality in the face of an incident.
The UN agencies’ efforts to help more than 60 million people affected by the climate cycles worldwide are exposing weaknesses in local and international systems.
The company’s press conference was filled with some outrageous statements though it claims it will start deliveries from tomorrow. But is a Rs 251 smartphone going to change the dynamics of the overall market?