May has been struggling to maintain her authority over her party since a snap election on June 8 which she called thinking she would win by a wide margin but instead resulted in her losing her parliamentary majority.
Wearing yellow ribbons on their lapels to signify support, they filled the length of the Avenue Marina that runs from the beach to Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia church, while the jailed leaders’ families made speeches.
“Living standards have fallen, joblessness and job insecurity has increased, and the country’s self-reliance is threatened by your government’s policies.”
The comments echo Xi’s call to support a “multilateral trading system” and contrast with those delivered at the weekend by US President Donald Trump.
A simpler and lower rate of tax is what was needed to widen the country’s tax base substantially. This was totally missing in GST’s initial design.
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There is a perception that the organised scientific community has been “conspicuously” silent and that it was high time that changed and they started engaging with society.
Inefficient policing in Nigeria has forced many communities to rely on vigilante groups for security. Despite using force and violence, many groups even have support from authorities
Having once achieved fame, wealth, or both, Indian actors, businessmen and sportsmen are unwilling to risk losing it by speaking out against social injustice or the crimes of the state.
High fluoride content in groundwater is crippling entire generations in several Dhanbad villages, which are full of unsmiling children ashamed of showing stained teeth, an early stage of the debilitating disease.
‘America’s Pledge’ is inspiring because it comes at a time when negotiations are not moving fast enough to keep up with climate science and citizens are realising that they’re on their own.
There has been a revival of Pakistani films of late but not of film music.
Inadequate vetting of Ola and Uber drivers is as much a function of institutional failure as it is the negligence of shared economy businesses.
The system is expected to go online by February next year.
Tamil author and scholar Perumal Murugan talks about the importance of translations, the role of Sahitya Akademi and his return to writing in a conversation with The Wire’s books editor Omair Ahmad.
While Tata Trust officials had raised concerns over the acquisition, Welspun Renewables’s robust earnings are now starting to partially offset the losses being racked up by the imported coal-based Mundra power plant.
Given the chronic lack of political will, only citizens can eventually force changes in government policies by adopting saner and healthier lifestyles.
The state government had earlier announced implementation of the scheme from November 13-17.
Government’s claim that a reduction of currency in circulation is proof of greater transparency is based on the flawed belief that a lower cash to GDP ratio indicates less corruption.
The real casualty in the drama that unfolded in the Supreme Court on Friday is public confidence in an institution that people still hold in high esteem.
While many say that GST and demonetisation have dealt a severe blow to their livelihoods, some still remain hopeful that the Modi government will take steps to address the fast deteriorating conditions.
Ghana and Ukraine are among the countries for whom the presence of the US coal industry at the Bonn talks is an opportunity to strike energy deals.
Putting money into the hands of local communities will be a more useful antidote to the whims of world capitalism.
Supreme Court lawyer and Prabajan Virodhi Manch leader Upamanyu Hazarika says the party will now have to deliver on that count.
The coalition had closed all air, land and sea ports in Yemen to stem the flow of arms to the Houthis from Iran, after Saudi Arabia intercepted a missile fired towards its capital Riyadh.
Illegal crop burning in farm states surrounding New Delhi, vehicle exhausts and swirling construction dust have contributed to what has become an annual crisis.
Meteorologists say the pollution surge was triggered by vehicle exhaust fumes, dust and illegal burning of crops.
“The ultimate question Mueller is after is whether candidate Trump and then president-elect Trump knew of the discussions going on with Russia, and who approved or even directed them.”
Chandra asked his students to fight against the ideologies which advocated the cult of one people and one religion.
The statement still refers to free and open trade, to fighting protectionism and to recognising the world of the WTO, but it also refers to fair trade and to members “improving adherence to rules agreed upon.”
Burundi, Kenya and South Africa have previously threatened to withdraw from the court, arguing that it disproportionately targets Africans.
The government will have to work out distribution of financial burden on the employer, to ensure the mandatory nature of the amendment is met.
The public interest litigation petition calls for disclosure of all relevant records pertaining to Asthana’s appointment.
The notion of India paying more than Rs 3,00,000 crore for a Rs 88,000 crore loan is flawed since in real terms, India’s currency will likely continue to appreciate against the Japanese yen.
Part of the reason that war no longer helps to build nations is simply that few new nations are waiting to be built.
Even as Lenin staunchly opposed Russian imperialism, his successor Stalin remained its strong advocate.
Ten years after the Saffron Revolution in Myanmar, some Theravāda Buddhist monks are now preaching violence against Muslim or Hindu minorities in the name of “holy war”.
Mexico’s 2018 presidential race hasn’t even begun, but it’s already a nail-biter, featuring two women, a left-wing firebrand, party defections, strange bedfellows and no small dose of scandal.
The move, which is aimed at providing relief to consumers and businesses, will cost in a loss of Rs 20,000 crore in revenue.
The larger bench on Friday took strong exception to the order passed by the two-judge bench and said no bench can take up a matter unless allocated by the CJI who “is the master of the court”.