The Wire’s Amit Singh talks to JNU student leader Shehla Rashid about trolling on social media, her spat with a Republic reporter and more.
Incumbents Airtel and Idea, for whom net IUC income accounts for roughly 15% of their wireless business, are likely to be hit hard.
This is the first time India has mentioned the cause of the refugee crisis, though it has still not named the Rohingya.
A Rajya Sabha committee led by Sushma Swaraj in 1997 first recommended that these refugees from Bangladesh be granted Indian citizenship.
The upheaval the CPI(M) is going through in West Bengal can be attributed to a split in the central and state party lines. Unless resolved, this could lead to further outbursts from party members.
Ambassador Vijay Nambiar, Amy Kazmin and Kabir Taneja discuss the situation in Myanmar and beyond with Maya Mirchandani.
The AAPSU has called the bandh in protest against the union home ministry’s recent decision to grant citizenship to the Chakma and the Hajong refugees in the state.
Both the Intelligence Bureau and CBI have been directed to reveal information to RTI petitioners in the last month.
To restore confidence, better governance, rather than any additional fiscal push, is the need of the hour.
India had first rejected a patent for this breakthrough drug which sells at US $1000 per pill. Last year, India overruled its own decision and granted Gilead a patent for it.
Affected people who owned property are still awaiting proper rehabilitation, while others are not even being recognised as affected.
“Nobody asked me my view as if I don’t matter in this game of misogyny played in my name.”
While most people expend their rage against hate crimes with a simple “but what can we do?,” through the Karwan-e-Mohabbat, Harsh Mander has provided a response to the rising brutalities against the Muslim community.
Nitin Gadkari needs more than a silver bullet to meet the deadline of cleaning up the Ganga which remains one of Modi’s showpiece schemes.
Citing “frustration” with the probe as her reason, Carla del Ponte said the Security Council could not pass a resolution to set up a tribunal to prosecute war crimes in seven years.
On Monday, five US and British government sources said it was possible that the attack was “inspired” by ISIS via its extensive array of internet-based propaganda.
The election commission’s preliminary results released on Monday showed that the candidate of Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party took 37.6% of the vote, up from 35% in the last poll.
Extracts from Is That Even a Country, Sir!
State governments are building land banks, using both private and common lands, to attract investment in manufacturing and infrastructure, but at the cost of people’s rights.
The principal and staff editor wanted words including ‘Dalit’, ‘beef’ and ‘fascism’ removed from the annual student magazine of the Government Arts and Science College, Nadapuram.
Stressing on dialogue to end the “fire of war” , China supported Myanmar’s actions as in the interest of national security while promising humanitarian aid to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to US President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar.
New Delhi has to find ways to pressure the Myanmar authorities to create a safe atmosphere for the Rohingya.
US President Donald Trump used his maiden speech to the world body to address what he considers the top global challenge.
Critics have said that cash transfers will not be able to ensure that people have access to the nutrition needed.
Ahead of his maiden speech to the annual UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump hosted a short event to boost support for changes to the United Nations.
On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the three top diplomats of India, US and Japan also exchanged views on maritime security, connectivity and proliferation issues.
Although she said she felt deeply for the suffering of those caught in the ongoing conflict, Suu Kyi did not use the term “Rohingya” to refer to the Muslim minority in Rakhine State.
Daylighting this declining trend in readability should remind scientists that their choice of words is just as important as their decisions about data collection and statistics.
The sad truth is it’s almost impossible to convert plantations to montane grasslands unless the successive waves of invasive weeds and saplings are held back.
Y.C. Modi’s probe into the murder of a BJP leader was slammed by the Gujarat high court for “ineptitude resulting into injustice”. He will be next director of the National Investigation Agency.
You are the mask you wear. Your fake profile is your real profile.
Nearly one month into the humanitarian catastrophe and emerging regional security crisis, the world is still waiting for a meaningful reaction.
Tension has been simmering for years along the longest border in Ethiopia which often led to intermittent clashes involving mostly the Oromos and Somalis.
With the future of artisans uncertain, this year’s Nine.Squares – Jaipur Design show is aimed at reflecting on how artisans can be integrated with the design community.
In All the worlds between, an enaction of a collaboration between sets of Indian and Irish poets results in an interplay of themes that we may have never considered we shared.
The Supreme Court had earlier directed medical bodies to refrain from such action and formed a panel to see which streams could accommodate those with colour blindness.
Urmilesh discusses how the media covered the bullet train project and the Pehlu Khan lynching case. Joining him in this discussion are senior journalists N.R. Mohanty and Saba Naqvi.
The big worry is that economic growth, which slipped to a three-year low in the last quarter, could take a further hit if public spending is slashed.
If India fails to stand with the Rohingya today, will it be able to claim tomorrow that it is rightfully with the people of Baluchistan or Tibet?