A committee working under the ministry has written to a Nobel laureate, academics and governments countering their criticisms of homeopathy.
Vinod Dua discusses political violence in Kerala in light of the murder of RSS worker Rajesh Edavakode, and the crisis of opposition parties in India.
Why should we expect teachers at colleges with second-class facilities – if that – to perform research and publish so that they can be good teachers?
In 2013, Rajiv Kumar had advocated that a troubled Indian economy should approach the IMF for help. Today he believes that India is better off without foreign academic and institutional help.
Mehbooba Mufti’s meeting with political opponent Farooq Abdullah shows just how critical the issue of Article 35A has become.
CRPF is conducting an inquiry into the incident at its level.
‘Stalking’ entails seeking to make contact to “foster personal interaction” – this is not what happened with Kundu, as the accused were driven by anything but to foster interaction, personal or otherwise.
Barala had earlier been charged with stalking and drunk driving, but a tougher charge was added earlier today when he reached the police station, three hours later than the scheduled time.
In the ten years since PWDVA, a civil act, was passed, over 1,000,000 cases have been filed pertaining to “cruelty by husband” and dowry.
What does China gain from opening its first military base in Africa?
Relatives of the 2010 fake encounter victims are still in shock over the armed forces tribunal decision to suspend the sentence of the guilty officers and jawans.
Wearing saffron caps and carrying flags, protesters walked down south Mumbai’s JJ flyover, demanding reservations for the Maratha community.
Glen Campbell won four Grammy Awards for ‘Gentle on My Mind’ and ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’, and released over 70 albums over his 50-year career.
Food and beverages account for nearly half of the consumer price index basket and are largely dependent on the monsoons, nearly 70% of precipitation.
After the girl alleged inaction, the Punjab and Haryana high court has asked the police to submit a status report on the investigation against Kuldeep Barala and others.
Millions of companies are still not ready to file their first GST returns before the August 20 deadline, a top official said.
There is no official data to back up the prime minister’s claim that the use of “Aadhaar and technology” had led to the discovery of nearly 4 crore bogus ration cards.
The chief minister is getting support from all anti-BJP corners except the Congress, which holds the CPI(M) and the RSS responsible for the violence in the Kerala.
The Jammu & Kashmir state government has been working quietly on a huge project to save one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia.
From Chanakya to Modi: The Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy explores the design in India’s worldview where the moral and the practical mesh, sometimes seamlessly and sometimes not.
Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara wants India and China to use “peaceful diplomatic means” to resolve the issue.
The state government’s decision will likely benefit about three lakh residing in 3,000 slums across the state.
While the Congress focused on notching up a victory, it ignored other developments. This keeps with its failure to capitalise on the growing disillusionment with the BJP in Gujarat.
Thirteen people, including six tourists, were killed and 175 injured when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of Sichuan in China’s southwest.
RI voting was one of the electoral promises of the BJP, which in the 2014 general election experienced an outpouring of support from overseas Indians.
Zuma survived a close parliamentary no-confidence vote that would have forced him from office, provoking passionate support and opposition across the country.
Official outlets, including a social media account run out of Suu Kyi’s office, published running denials during the Rohinga conflict.
The sharp increase in tensions rattled financial markets and prompted warnings from US officials not to engage in slanging matches with North Korea.
Sharif and the PML-N leadership have decided that Shahbaz should continue in his role as chief minister of the politically vital Punjab province.
The board also told the apex court in an affidavit that the Babri Masjid site was its property and only it was entitled to hold negotiations for an amicable settlement of the dispute.
The terror of Partition is signified in Bengali cinema, literature and songs through the works of Ritwik Ghatak, Amitav Ghosh, Jibanananda Das and Taslima Nasreen.
Apart from helming the International Astronomical Union, Bappu is also the only Indian so far to have a comet and an asteroid named after him.
The partnership defies 20th-century notions of a public private partnership and offers a glimpse of the private sector tipping its hat to the sovereign function and prerogative in identifying and authenticating the beneficiaries of a digital service.
The success of Rajiv Kumar’s tenure, who has moved from the left of the ideological spectrum to the right, will depend whether he succeeds in moving the Aayog away from being a government mouthpiece and creating a shared narrative around job creation.
Gandhi’s role in the leadership he gave to Assam Congress to help geographically integrate the northeast to independent India is not well documented.
Many of us often feel like we’re taking history on faith – but a shaky belief in the past can prove immensely perilous when planning for the future.
Partition as memory is still an oral world embedded in silences, caught in a language of despair that refuses to heal 70 years later.
With the rules clearly stating that MLAs can show their ballots to their party’s agent and no one else, the heavy hand the BJP played to keep Ahmed Patel out of the Rajya Sabha eventually backfired.
In a series of tweets, Babul Supriyo, who is Union minister of state for heavy industry, made light of the crime a senior BJP leader’s son in Chandigarh has been accused of committing.
The Congress persuaded the EC to invalidate the votes of two of its MLAs who switched sides, and also managed the backing of a rebel BJP MLA.