In the first episode of Media Bol, senior journalist Urmilesh, The Wire’s founding editor M.K. Venu and media advisor to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ashok Tandon discuss press freedom.
Indicators of a better quality of life and social status are moving away from shiny cars and fancy jewellery to things like expensive magazine subscriptions, which help boost one’s cultural capital.
The Congress has spurned the BJP’s appeal for consensus on its choice for president and said the opposition will take a call on contesting the poll after a meeting on June 22.
The Tata-Lockheed combine will likely go head-to-head with Sweden’s Saab for the Indian Air Force’s $10-billion single-engine fighter deal.
Language may have triggered off the current round of violence, but the basic demand is for statehood.
The visit to Jain’s house, which AAP has termed a ‘raid’, took place in pursuance of a preliminary enquiry registered by the CBI in April.
Dalit leader Kovind is a two-time Rajya Sabha member, former BJP national spokesperson and headed the party’s Scheduled Caste Morcha between 1999 and 2002.
The CM was responding to DMK leader M. K. Stalin and Congress members who raised the issue of EC asking the state chief electoral officer to lodge a police case on the alleged bribing of voters in R K Nagar constituency in north Chennai.
Prachi Mishra, a Columbia University-trained economist who spent nearly 10 years working for the IMF, joined the RBI as a “specialist adviser” in November 2014.
The case was transferred to the CBI on May 16, after the Delhi high court said the police were diverting attention instead of carrying out a proper investigation.
If push comes to shove, tourism and allied business interests is what will dictate the BJP’s beef policy – at least in Goa.
Through a complicated experiment, researchers unraveled how flycatcher chicks could identify the calls of others of their species even if they hadn’t heard them before.
As no specific minimum budget per student for providing mental health resources has been set down, universities decide how much to allocate, which in many cases, can be nothing at all.
When India needed urgent military equipment in 1971, Israeli leader Golda Meir’s foresight on the potential of diplomatic ties allowed Israel to come to India’s aid, albeit secretly.
Shiv Sena Slams BJP Chief Amit Shah, Says Party Should Focus on Kashmir Instead of Maharashtra Polls
In an editorial in Saamana, the Shiv Sena also said Mehbooba Mufti was openly supporting “youth attacking” soldiers and blaming soldiers for the tense situation in the Valley.
Only 55% of young girls in India think of menstruation as a natural process and only 23% know that the blood comes from the uterus.
India, along with other BRICS nations hammered out a future roadmap for security, cooperation and exchange in Beijing this week.
Two-thirds of the African continent is desert or drylands and nearly 75% of agricultural land is estimated to be degraded to varying degrees.
State Bank of India, the biggest lender to the airlines, has pegged its losses at Rs 900 crore, however, the actual losses may be even higher than these estimates.
If Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn could emerge from within a moribund ‘Left’ that had become indistinguishable from the neoliberal Right, could this be possible in India too?
The French parliament will welcome among its ranks, economists, mathematicians, academicians, entrepreneurs and genocide survivors.
The girls’ father alleged that when he went to the school to lodge a complaint against the teacher, the principal threatened him for not paying the money.
The closure is only the latest in a series of incidents that have antagonised Muslims in Myanmar.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack which also left dozens wounded.
One of Donald Trump’s personal lawyers said that there is no certainty on whether he is under investigation.
Female parliamentary representation has increased steadily in France in recent years.
Talks begin amidst a politically uncertain environment, a weakened Conservative leadership and questions about the nature of Brexit itself.
The government apparently considered several names, which included sitting judges like Chief Justice J.S. Kehar and Justice Dipak Mishra, before deciding on Justice Bhandari.
The Bill increases reservations in jobs and educational institutions for backward sections of the Muslim community to 12% from the earlier four.
The US Has Indicted a Ukrainian Oligarch for Bribing Indian Officials. Why is Modi’s CBI Not Acting?
Dmytro Firtash, accused of orchestrating bribes worth $18.5 million to Indian officials, has argued that the charges against him should be dismissed because the Indian government is not pursuing criminal charges.
Miqdaad Versi of the Muslim Council of Britain said the van had deliberately swerved into a group of people who were helping a man who was ill and had fallen to the ground.
The ICC’s composition is not representative of the international community and it has been made an ad hoc court of the Security Council, thus becoming susceptible to political interference.
Tanzania has one of the highest rates of albinism in the world. The media in the country has an important role to play in protecting them from harm.
The Prevention of Money Laundering Act will likely need to be amended for mandatory Aadhaar-bank account linkage. The punishment for non-compliance, however, is without doubt unconstitutional.
‘Hope all nations now come and play cricket in Pakistan’, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said at the post-match press conference.
The spectre of violence, ethnic cleansing and starvation hangs upon the young war-torn nation, as repeated efforts to broker peace have failed.
After Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris agreement, powerful US cities are asserting themselves like nation-states to maintain the pact made with the world to help save the planet.
Another 54 people have been injured and taken to hospitals, including four in serious condition.
For more than five decades, Soumitra Chatterjee has remained a quintessential part of Bengali cultural life.
Jammu and Kashmir police recently lost six young men in an ambush. But social media warriors seem to care only for likes and shares.