The invention of the flush toilet was probably one of the most unsustainable innovations in human history.
“We can’t allow a masjid to be built near the Ram mandir. If Muslims are giving up their claim to the disputed land, they are welcome for talks,” says VHP litigant.
The US Department of Homeland Security said passengers travelling from a specific list of airports could not bring into the main cabin devices larger than a mobile phone.
Local prices for oilseeds have plunged around 40% in the last six months, while pulses have dropped by nearly a third.
India’s Human Development Index is 0.624, according to a UNDP report, falling to 0.454 when adjusted for inequality.
Military courts were first set up by the parliament in early 2015 in response to an attack by Pakistani Taliban fighters on a military-run school that killed 134 children.
This week’s $23 billion tie-up between Idea Cellular, controlled by the Aditya Birla Group, and the Indian business of Vodafone Group, is the latest example of a trend that is squeezing major international investment banks.
India’s nuclear doctrine may appear to be undergoing a shift towards conducting a ‘counterforce strike’ against Pakistan, but some experts see this as “mind games” that could set off a worrying chain of events in the region.
Protest is Kashmir is not just about clashes with the army or marches. Other forms of protest may not be as loud, but they are everywhere.
Kavita Vemuri and her students design games to enhance the working of networks in the brain for neurorehabilitation at her lab, Serious Gaming.
A British police intelligence unit allegedly relied on an Indian counterpart, who in turn used hackers to obtain the email ID passwords of environmental campaigners and journalists.
In tyrannical times, poetry needs to speak less, tell more.
In the twentieth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the news about farmers from Tamilnadu protesting at Jantar Mantar, and the progress report of the Modi government.
“You can’t arbitrarily exercise the power by closing the window,” the chief justice said.
The Delhi government campaign has built accountability in schools and motivated teachers to move away from the syllabus to address the learning deficiencies that their students have.
A penalty of equal amount would be levied in case of any violation of the provision, revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia tweeted after the amendment was moved.
Reports say the Centre has proposed this rule through an amendment to the Finance Bill.
A brief look at how the the militant ‘yogi’ has built his political career out of spewing venom against Muslims.
Despite the number of youth joining militancy and cases of infiltration rising, the MHA insists that the situation in the state is on the mend.
A bench headed by Chief Justice J. S. Khehar said that such religious issues can be solved through negotiations and offered to mediate to arrive at an amicable settlement.
Radhakishan Damani’s retail chain gives its customers less, makes more than its rivals and just had a spectacular trading debut.
Advancing women’s equality in total could bring a potential boost of 28 trillion dollars to the global annual gross domestic product by 2025. New York: The statistics unveiled at an annual meeting of women at the UN were disturbingly revealing: On a global average, women only make 77 cents […]
Why aren’t doctors talking about ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, which can be potentially fatal to women undergoing IVF?
Teresa Rehman’s book documents 12 narratives of Manipuri women activists who so radically sited their bodies for struggle and pushed the envelope to give a whole new meaning to the word “mother” in patriarchal structures.
The new National Health Policy identifies what needs to be done, but fails to address who will do it and in what manner.
For the RSS, Adityanath’s elevation sends a subtle signal that no one is above the organisation and nobody is indispensable.
On World Poetry Day, ask yourself – what will your verse be?
Including C-Fam on the US delegation reflects ongoing disagreement between UN member states about the importance of including LGBTI rights in its work.
The formal closure of POSCO’s steel plant project in Odisha is seen as a victory for the agrarian economy and the betel leaf farmers of Jagatsinghpur, but those who lost their land face new challenges.
What if their grievances could be addressed under the Consumer Protection Act and the new Consumer Protection Bill?
Officials said Reddy and two associates were arrested yesterday under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
In Gujarat’s Chhota Udaipur, MNREGA has helped villagers increase their earnings, improved connectivity in the area and led to higher farm yields.
The blast occurred on a busy commercial street in the Amil neighborhood. There was no claim of responsibility, but ISIS has carried out similar attacks in Baghdad and other cities as their hold on Mosul weakens.
At a conference at Bharathidasan University, Trichy, women scientists talked about the constraints they face, striking a work-life balance and the need for institutional gender equality programmes.
James Comey also publicly challenged Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped his 2016 campaign headquarters in Manhattan’s Trump Tower.
For Rohingya women in Bangladesh who are struggling to make ends meet and rely on handouts from agencies, the only source of hope are their newborn children
The ban will affect ten airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
This move will launch two years of negotiations that will reshape the future of the UK and Europe.
Decades of poorly-implemented protection policies and the growth of power loom imitations has led to the slow downfall of the handloom sector.
In a short period of time, Adityanath decimated the political mafia that existed in his area, emerged as a prominent force and polarised the region.