Seoul rejected the proposal for military talks because it lacked a plan to end the Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.
They have left behind young children in villages and are coping with the harsh realities of Mumbai for a daily wage
The Modi government needs to take swift action to bring down interest rates drastically if it wants to kick start an economic recovery
Instead of asking whether the guilty have been punished, the questions around the Ishrat Jahan ‘fake encounter’ continue to be about if she was an LeT operative.
It’s a great example of how geography and climate are linked: one small strip of newly-created land that helped changed the planet forever.
With the death of the Taliban chief within a year of taking over, focus is now on the Taliban’s future and strained US-Pakistan ties
The courts have of late been critical of the way politically appointed governors have been behaving in their respective states
Zehra Nawab speaks to the Pakistani Kathak dancer Farah Yasmeen Shaikh, who transfixes her audiences worldwide with stories of Noor Jehan and Draupadi.
The new policy is clearly informed by conservative pro-IP ideology, which big capital promotes in order to gain from current developments in science and technology.
Though tensions still run high, ordinary Bodos and Muslims often just want to get along.
No normal tiger approaches a fallen man, drags and guards a corpse defiantly and eats it, and kills victims with a bite to the neck.
A selection of arts and culture news from India and around the world.
The assembly polls in four states show that unless the Congress works to retain its existing support base while adding new voters, it may never be able to rise again.
After the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal, people from Haku fled for their lives with nothing but the clothes on their backs.
For Indians like Jawaharlal Nehru, Krishna Menon and Mulk Raj Anand, experiences during the Spanish civil war inspired an envisioning of the independent India that would come into being just a decade later.
Llosa’s new novel is impressive in its dexterity as it traces political themes and tells of troubled lives in Lima. But is it a great work?
Donald Trump may discover it is very easy to make tall promises, very difficult to fulfill them, as Narendra Modi too found out
The move is meant to bolster defence ties with India and bring the country at par with other NATO allies in terms of sale of defence equipment and technology transfer
A look at how many members of legislative assembly elected in West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Assam face criminal charges.
An analysis of the voting pattern of the Muslims in Assam reveals a confusing picture.
Change, not stability, has been the steady state of news over the long arc of history.
Every photojournalist must draw a line that is uncrossable no matter how high the editorial stakes – for the sake of his or her life.
Oliva had an argument with three men after which they followed him and beat him up with stones and bricks.
California education officials have approved a curriculum that doesn’t erase caste from history and social science textbooks for sixth and seventh grade students.
Over a hundred Individuals have condemned Vedanta’s sponsorship of JLF, London, expressing “solidarity with the communities suffering pollution, oppression and displacement” as a result of its operations.
The new policy fails to enact a balanced regime and instead is tilted in favour of rights-holders.
An excerpt from Office Chai, Planter’s Brew by S. Muthiah and Ranjitha Ashok
It is high time the needs of the reader – and user – were placed above the narrow interests of those drafting the law.
New media technology and digital spaces are altering our ways of engagement with history and memories
A chat with Hans Holtermann, defence lawyer for the ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’
Modi will have to make a finely-balanced foray into a sharply polarized region, but extremely vital for India’s security and energy interests.
With the Assam victory, the BJP now governs 43% of the population, up from 216 million (21%) in 2004.
The political reality of the collective bargaining power wielded by the Bharatiya Janata Party’s two regional allies in the state will always keep it in check.
Development Initiatives released the data on May 19 in the run-up to the first World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey next week.
Security remains fragile in Darfur, where mainly non-Arab tribes have been fighting the Arab-led government in Khartoum, and the government is struggling to control rural areas.
A formal announcement is expected by 4 pm today after the CPI(M) state committee ratifies the decision.
Previous military attempts to storm Sambisa forest have met with mixed success, with soldiers making significant in-roads but failing to finish off the Islamist militants after running into bands of well-armed guerrillas, mines and booby traps.
The government has approved the promulgation of an ordinance to keep state boards out of the ambit of the uniform medical entrance examination, NEET, for one academic year.
White House officials made clear that the final decision would be linked in part to Vietnam’s human rights situation.
The bill would block $450 million in aid to Islamabad unless it does more to fight the network, which lawmakers see as a major threat to US forces in Afghanistan.