The police has reportedly taken four members of the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura into custody in relation to Santanu Bhowmik’s death.
Hindu, Shia and Sunni religious leaders were present at the event held in Ayodhya on Wednesday.
While food, housing and petroleum inflation all played a role, a SBI research report also notes that the inflationary impact of GST may have been than what was expected.
Vinod Dua discusses Make in India and technology transfer agreements, and job losses due to the economic slowdown.
The technique involved help keep alive important bacteria and fungi found in India’s northeast, and which would otherwise disappear with time.
The deal will not involve any cash, Tata Steel said, adding that both groups would contribute debt and liabilities to achieve an equal shareholding and remain long-term investors.
Reliance may expand the capacity at its dual refinery complex in Jamnagar in Gujarat by 30 million tonnes a year to 100 million tonnes per year.
The charges levelled against the British citizen of Bangladeshi origin by the Delhi police’s special cell raise grave doubts about the agency’s intentions.
This year’s controversy around West Bengal police’s order about idol immersion after Durga puja, on Muharram, was uncalled for, because the state has, through decades, celebrated different festivals at the same time.
The Karnataka government had banned her book in 1998, two years after its publication.
Between university elections, Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Berkeley and the BJP’s defensive attitude, it seems as though the grand old party may be re-emerging as a political alternative.
Manoj Mitta, author of The Fiction of Fact-finding: Modi and Godhra, and Siddharth Varadarajan discuss the Gujarat 2002 riots and Amit Shah’s testimony.
Yes, Batla House is a ghetto, but it is so much more than just that.
Suspecting foul play, Pravish Chanam’s family has demanded a thorough CBI investigation into his disappearance, death and cremation.
A writ petition was filed asking for quashing of the order against the Gender Sensitisation Against Sexual Harassment (GSCASH), that the University proposes to replace with an Internal Complaints Committee.
In 12 hours, 100 wax moth caterpillars had reduced a mass of plastic by 92 milligrams, the fastest plastic degradation process known so far.
A canal wall broke up after being forcefully hit by the Ganga river waters when the pump was switched on for a trial run yesterday at of the dam.
Justice M. Duraiswamy gave the order while hearing a batch of petitions challenging the disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs belonging to the T.T.V. Dhinakaran camp.
The Hindu refugees say they are scared of going back to their villages in Buddhist-majority Myanmar’s restive Rakhine State, but also wary of staying in mostly Muslim Bangladesh.
The Indian Railways will press close to 4,000 special trains into service for the extra rush during Durga Puja, Deepawali and Chhat festivals.
Many attempts have been made to modernise the Mahalaya, but Bengalis still retain their love for the first one recorded for Akashvani in 1932.
If the thinking of Satya Pal Singh is anything to go by, we must prepare for a long spell of darkness.
It is puzzling that India’s political parties, which swear by the motto of poverty alleviation, have yet to properly implement any system of progressive personal income taxation. Thomas Piketty and Lucas Chancel, in their new paper ‘From British Raj to Billionaire Raj?’ have pointed out that the share of […]
At least 420,000 Rohingya have since fled into neighbouring Bangladesh to escape what a senior UN official has called a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”.
Maria, a rare Category 5 storm at the top end of the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, churned in the eastern Caribbean about 30 miles (45 km) southeast of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands with maximum sustained winds of 175 mph (280 kph)
The bench was hearing an appeal against the ban on Kannada book Basava Vachana Deepthi by scholar, mystic and writer Mate Mahadevi.
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is awfully complex and has confused not only businesses and the public, but also the government.
Flights were diverted with the main runway out of use and inter-city trains cancelled, stalling transport services in the commercial capital
In addition to querying applications more often, the Donald Trump administration is targeting entry-level jobs offered to skilled foreigners.
Western governments that backed Suu Kyi’s campaign against military rule still see her as the best hope for Myanmar’s political and economic transition.
Several farmers and union leaders were arrested or detained ahead of a planned farmers’ protest in Chhattisgarh and Section 144 was imposed in three districts.
The magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and sparked fires less than two weeks after another powerful quake killed at least 98 people in southern Mexico.
The three accused were arrested over the last two weeks following a police raid after a tip-off about alleged cow slaughter.
Companies do not want to be held liable for defects in products manufactured in collaboration with local partners under the ‘Make in India’ drive to build a military industrial base.
Biswal, who the CBI had quizzed four times in the past, denied the charges levelled against him and said that his arrest was politically motivated.
There’s clearly something mysterious going on. We don’t know what it is or how it works and we’re as close to figuring it out as we were in 2009.
If broad and deep reforms are not carried out alongside creating institutions of eminence, the government’s proposal stands the risk of reinforcing existing structural inequalities in the education system.
Particles called gluons are responsible for mediating the strong nuclear force, a fundamental force of nature. But one of their properties complicates this picture profusely.
Just as Sindh’s past cannot be reduced to the history of one community, one sect or one faith, so should we aim for an inclusive present for the province.
Vinod Dua discusses how the inefficient implementation of the GST is hurting the Indian economy and the clean Ganga campaign.