Two recent books chronicle the rise and fall of an influential Dalit movement and a significant Dalit politician.
Aiming to boost the struggling agriculture and rural economy, and encourage clean energy, the Council is expected to rationalise rates.
In India, there is an unmet market need for such products. Why can’t it come in the category of another financial product aimed at a niche audience?
Bihar is gearing up once again to form a statewide human chain, this time against dowry and child marriage.
Shedding new light on the ancient Maya civilisation, the cave was found after months of exploring a maze of underwater channels.
The vote marked a disappointing end to a years-long effort by a coalition of liberal Democrats and libertarian-leaning Republicans to redefine the scope of US intelligence collection.
After Bannon initially refused to answer questions about the matter, Devin Nunes, the committee’s Republican party chairman, authorised a subpoena during the meeting to press Bannon to respond.
Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh have banned the movie, citing law and order issues.
A US-hosted meeting of countries that backed South Korea during the 1950-53 Korea War also vowed to support renewed dialogue between the two Koreas.
A video recording of the assault started being circulated on social media last Sunday.
According to the Global IIM Alumni Network, the attempts they made to convince the board and director of IIM Ahmedabad to implement reservations in their doctoral programme went unheeded.
Beijing has taken an increasingly hostile stance towards Taipei since the election two years ago of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party.
The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 17, 1948, the fifth day of his final fast.
Defeating the Peshwa army in 1818 was a question of defeating those who imposed hundreds of years of untouchability on the Mahars.
Our understanding of what could have motivated the ancient settlement to evolve as it did adds some depth to the story of our forebears.
Fleeing the Arakan conflict zone, around 1,600 Myanmar nationals have poured into Mizoram since November 2017.
In conversation with Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay on microRNA, machine learning, computational biology and open science.
Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan files complaint based on the CBI’s investigation into the medical college bribery case.
“Put up before the appropriate bench”, Justice Arun Mishra’s order said on Tuesday, implying he no longer intends to hear the sensitive matter.
Vinod Dua discusses the judge Loya case in light of his son Anuj Loya’s press conference and the recent crisis in the Supreme Court of India.
Both central and state government continue to spend thousands of crores on various Hindu festivals and pilgrimages.
When a new highway had to cut through mudflats where flamingos come in, the quid pro quo by the Maharashtra government was to notify a flamingo sanctuary.
Togadia alleged that ‘some people’ are trying to stifle his voice and that he isn’t allowed to speak on issues like the Ram Temple, farmers and cow slaughter.
One idea for the origin of gamma-ray bursts, the brightest events, is that they are somehow emitted by massive astrophysical objects, such as black holes.
Three months on, discount stickers still adorn goods from clothes to cars but few of the two million people in the enclave blockaded by Israel are buying.
Bangladesh said on Tuesday it would complete the process of returning within two years.
The Kosovan Serb leader, Oliver Ivanovic, who was standing trial over the killings of ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war, was shot dead outside his party office.
Erratic weather patterns coupled with traditional farming practices have thrown the Valley’s saffron industry into a crisis, and an over seven-year-old government mission aimed at reviving it is far from complete.
Due to the government’s negligence, many publicly funded buildings suffered severe damage during a recent quake in Imphal – which is both ironic and a betrayal of public trust.
“We can seek guidance from this Fatwa for building a national narrative in order to curb extremism in keeping with the golden principles of Islam.”
It is unethical on the part of public sector banks to extract a penalty from financially weaker account holders while writing off huge loans to corporate customers, says the Centre for Financial Accountability.
Every #MeToo story doesn’t involve brutal rape and exploitation, but that doesn’t make them any less important.
The Annual Status of Education Report for 2017 has surveyed how much 14-18 year olds in rural areas are learning in school.
Greece’s parliament passed a swathe of reforms demanded by international lenders in exchange for fresh bailout funds, a success for the government but a blow to thousands of people protesting outside.
The apex court said if an adult man and woman marry, no khap panchayat, individual or group can question them.
Ahead of the Karnataka assembly polls, the Animal Welfare Board of India’s moves are being seen as an attempt to squeeze supplies from Belgaum, hitting the Quraishi trading community in Goa.
Following the latest daily price hike, petrol was selling at a three-year high price of Rs 71.27 and diesel at a record Rs 61.88 a litre in Delhi.
The meeting in Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw was the first for a joint working group set up to hammer out the details of the November repatriation agreement.
The bench, which was hearing two PILs seeking an independent probe into the death of Judge Loya, adjourned the hearing for after a week without specifying any dates.
Foreign ministers and senior officials from 20 nations will hold a meeting in Vancouver looking to increase diplomatic and financial pressure on North Korea to give up development of nuclear missiles.