Chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi invited all parties to the EVM challenge and said that there will be two phases in which the participants will attempt to tamper with the EVMs
China views Taiwan as a renegade province to be retaken with force if necessary, and says it should not be recognised or treated as a separate country.
Female participation in sport should not depend on the number of women who write about sport. The skewed coverage owes much to the same culture that privileges a ‘pretty face’ over her knowledge of cricket.
Only a tiny percentage of detained immigrants have attorneys, leaving even those with solid cases to stay in the US to fend for themselves.
Although it seems that single people have finally arrived, they still don’t enjoy the legal benefits that are granted to married people.
A candid conversation on globalisation, feminism and patriarchy in South Asia with Indian social scientist, feminist and activist Kamla Bhasin.
Brazilian soap operas are wildly popular in Angola, influencing women’s fashion and creating business opportunity for thousands of female entrepreneurs.
NCERT history textbooks to also be selectively revised under the guise of ‘review’.
Independent, powerful feminist role models or a warning to women not to overstep the mark? Witches have been many things over the years.
You may not think of the buzz and whine of insects as musical, but the distinctive pitch of mosquito wingbeats could tell us how to fight malaria.
In Venezuela, the media has been under immense pressure for years, first under Hugo Chávez and now from the President Maduro administration.
A show in New York brought together Indian-style dancers from across the world, to share their stories and their talents.
Brazil’s political crisis is spiralling to a new level amid the release of recordings that allegedly caught the president authorising a bribe. Fixing this mess will take more than a personnel change.
Irom Roger’s mother Irom Chitra spoke to The Wire about her hopes from the prime minister, what happened to her son and the intimidation her family faced.
The GST’s complexities run the risk of derailing the service sector’s growth and even slowing India’s economic growth, according to experts.
Hassan Rouhani got 58.5% percent of the votes, while conservative candidate Ebrahim Raisi came in with a distant 39%.
From checking criminal backgrounds to leaving no place in the city to legally slaughter chickens, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation seems to be doing all it can to make things difficult for meat sellers.
Governments around the world were slow to get to grips with HIV/AIDS. But a big change came when they started understanding it not just as a health issue but as a security threat too.
While representatives from the US’s private sector and academic community will be participating, so far it is not clear what role, if any, the US government, the UN’s most important member, will take in the conference.
The release of the plea-bargain testimony by Brazil’s top court raises serious doubts about whether Michel Temer can maintain his grip on the presidency.
The administration has continued to struggle to fill the hundreds of open positions at senior levels of government that remain open.
The embarrassing leaks regarding the Trump-Russia probe were by a senior adviser who was also a “person of interest” in the probe.
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon, used the bag to hold rocks and dust from the lunar region known as the Sea of Tranquility.
India has performed poorly in tackling cases of tuberculosis, diabetes, chronic kidney disease and rheumatic heart disease, a study in The Lancet says.
While Assange may still not be able to leave the embassy in London, the dropping of the rape charges indicates the end of a seven-year standoff with Sweden.
The May 14-18 Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll found that 38% of adults approved of Trump while 56% disapproved; the remaining 6% had “mixed feelings.”
The big turnout favoured Rouhani, whose backers’ main worry has been apathy among reformist voters disappointed with the slow pace of change.
Given the long queues and high voter turnout across Iran, the cut-off time for casting votes had to be extended multiple times.
As vegetarianism makes makes steady inroads into the community, Kashmiri Pandits find their own culinary tradition coming under strain
In conversation with Abdul Wahid Shaikh who was incarcerated for nine years on false charges for the Jully 11, 2006 Mumbai train blasts. He has recently been acquitted.
Uterus transplants raise several ethical concerns drawing from the health risk posed to women, especially since the surgery is not meant to treat a life threatening condition.
Moral grandstanding is worse than being merely annoying. There are strong moral reasons to avoid grandstanding.
The Central Information Commission has said that it will clear all appeals filed in 2015 and 2016 by the end of this year.
Tracing the story about how a twelfth century Persian poem promoting hedonism and denouncing religion became the inspiration of English scholars and soldiers for hundreds of years.
This post takes a look at the statistics on suicides in India and whether men are more likely to commit suicide than women.
At least 12 Dalits were seriously injured and up to 55 houses were burnt after clashes with the Thakur community – but the authorities are deflecting attention by comparing the Bhim Army to Naxals.
While female newsreaders appear regularly on many Afghan channels, an entire station for women, with mainly young women, is a novelty.
It is unlikely that President Pranab Mukherjee will find himself elected for a second term because he has not endeared himself sufficiently to the ruling establishment.
In episode 55 of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the practice of triple talaq and job losses in Narendra Modi’s term as prime minister.
Machines by Rahul Jain reveals how some industries turn bodies into commodities.