Sunil Sharma’s Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court has implications for how we understand Mughal culture as “Indian”.
The number of cases against Aadhaar have bloated since 2012. As hearings begin again before the apex court, a look at what the cases are:
In Myanmar, state racism isn’t just perpetrated by its military, but liberals like Aung San Suu Kyi.
In Karnataka and beyond, the BJP’s reliance on communal spite runs great risks.
The Catalan parliament’s challenge to Madrid in its current move also signaled the possible return of sacked nationalist Carles Puigdemont as the region’s leader.
A minor change in the secretariat manual means that only ‘VIPs’ have access to communication within a stipulated timeline.
The firing and shelling on the border outposts and civilian areas in RS Pura sector started at 9 pm yesterday, a BSF official said.
The EU (Withdrawal) Bill was approved by a 324 to 295 vote in the lower house – a milestone on the long road towards cementing the legal foundations of Britain’s departure from the bloc.
The minister however claimed he was ‘not aware’ that the project would cost over Rs 1 crore or that the staff canteen had been demolished for his new office.
Congress has been struggling for months to reach an agreement to fund the government, which is currently operating on its third temporary funding extension since the 2018 fiscal year began on October 1.
The sport was banned following a SC order in May 2014 until the state government last year brought an ordinance to facilitate its conduct owing to a massive protest in Chennai and several places across the state.
Rohith’s mother Radhika Vemula, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar, scholar Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd and transgender activist Grace Banu were also present at the programme.
In a statement, the central bank clarified that it puts into circulation the coins minted by government mints.
Washington said on Tuesday it would provide $60 million to the UN Relief and Welfare Agency while keeping back a further $65 million for now.
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres said he was unaware of any cut in aid but he was “very concerned” about the possibility because it “is an important factor of stability”.
Indian state-owned SAIL was reportedly overlooked by Japanese companies due to quality concerns.
Ahed Tamimi was arrested after she was filmed confronting an Israeli officer and a soldier outside her home in a village in the occupied West Bank.
Tens of thousands of Ahmadi Muslims come together every year in the small town of Qadian in Gurdaspur, for the community’s annual convention or Jalsa.
Is it not more urgent to investigate the four Supreme Court judges’ disquiet than to make noises of disapproval about their alleged breach of conduct?
Pakistan has already built a vibrant military relationship with China and also turned to UK, France, Sweden, Turkey and Italy for its arms supplies.
In his book, ‘Islam is Good, Muslims Should Follow It’, Sanjiv Bhatla invokes the link between the present realities of Muslims and milestones in Islamic history.
Swaraj said that the time terror was seen as other people’s problem is ‘long gone’ and that ‘zero tolerance is the call of the day’.
The outcome appears to be in BJP’s favour as NPF leader Neiphu Rio quit the party and is poised to join the newly-formed NDPP and become the joint CM candidate.
In a massive thaw in diplomatic relations, North and South Korean skiers will train together at a resort in North Korea before the Olympics start.
If the proposal to impose a 70% safeguard duty on solar cells and panels from China, Taiwan and Malaysia is implemented, it could impact the viability of under-construction solar projects and spoil the investment climate in the sector.
Set up in 1994, Shah Waliullah library in Old Delhi provides free education to those in need. The Wire speaks with two students who are grateful for the library’s support.
Both Central and state governments continue to spend large sums on other pilgrimages and festivals.
The Buddhist demonstrators were protesting against a ban on an annual celebration to mark the fall of the ancient Arakan kingdom.
Declaring that ‘Tamil Nadu media’ asked Mevani to leave is inaccurate. The aborted interaction was certainly not a consensus decision by mediapersons present there, leave alone the state’s media.
Police found Zainab Ansari’s body in a garbage dumpster in Kasur district near the eastern city of Lahore last week, four days after she was reported missing.
Rohith’s suicide brought the lacuna of our modern institutions at the forefront and showcased how places for higher learning are intrinsically insensitive towards Dalits.
According to one scientist, being a woman adds to the misery of working in Jammu and Kashmir. Nurturing the scientific temper among people is a beast of its own.
A Yuva Morcha leadersaid that the mutt was made impure as people who ‘eat cow meat’ and those who are ‘anti-Hindu’ had entered it.
China has dismissed an international meeting on the North Korean nuclear crisis hosted by Canada and the US as illegitimate.
A replaced scheme is underway even as official data show 7,89,478 pending cases under Shubhlaxmi Yojana for monetary benefits for giving birth to a girl child.
Police have radically cut back their use of stop-and-frisk policies. To the surprise of some, crime didn’t spike, but tumbled yet again.
Plans for China to rate its citizens for their trustworthiness have been depicted as uniquely Chinese. Don’t be so sure.
In conversation with Arun Shourie on dissenting judges, judicial independence and the ‘established’ media.
The dharma of the journalist should be to hold the powerful to account and not worry about the consequences.
The bogey of ‘love jihad’ is a brutally constructed political agenda combining patriarchal notions of ‘our women’ and how to control them, and communal notions of ‘their men’ and how to deal with them.