In the new Internal Complaints Committee, five of the eight members will be nominated by the administration rather than elected.
“They are so desperate that they are risking their lives to escape Myanmar. The pictures show what is going on here.”
Given the high cost, environmental degradation and attack on civil liberties it entails, hosting the Olympic Games is no longer the privilege it once was.
India’s crowded digital payments market is expected to grow ten-fold to $500 billion by 2020.
Laws banning cattle slaughter in various states allow ordinary people to take the law into their own hand with impunity – as long as they are working in an undefined ‘good faith’.
Over the last five years, wilful defaults have risen by over Rs 84,000 crore, according to data put out by credit rating agencies.
The Centre’s affidavit also says that the matter of deportation is best left to the central government’s discretion.
The list based on video evidence provided by the general public, comes after the Haryana police sent a search party to the Nepal border to nab the elusive Honeypreet.
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From ruling out competitive bidding to fighting against low-cost airlines, there are many economic factors that will determine the success of the project.
The day-long ‘Liberty Festival’ was to be held at the university to discuss theatre, poetry and songs celebrating the idea of the constitution.
While a few have burned out, the top franchises have not yet been able to knock off their accumulated debt.
The MLAs were disqualified under schedule 10 of the constitution which speaks about the anti-defection law.
When leopard geckos walk on the desert sands of Gujarat and Rajasthan, their fat tails swing from side to side without touching the ground. If they lose their tails, do they change the way they walk?
Water is still not reaching those who need it, while people are being forced to give up their homes and livelihoods linked to the Narmada.
“Maya Kodnani was not present in Naroda Gam, she was inside the state assembly at 8:30 am. From 9:30 am to 9:45 am I was at the Civil Hospital and I met Maya Kodnani there.”
European leaders face the uphill task of getting Trump to come around, as the prospect of the US reneging on the 2015 JCPOA deal looms large.
The price hike was fuelled by a supply side crunch, as North Korean authorities prepared to hoard supplies, anticipating a fuel crisis.
The protest started peacefully but turned disorderly after dark. Demonstrators broke windows and attempted to block a ramp to an interstate highway.
There are many judicial vacancies in the 24 high courts, with 413 positions out of a total approved strength of 1079 vacant, even as about 30 million cases are pending in the courts.
The poll was seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.
“The UN Security Council and concerned countries should impose targeted sanctions and an arms embargo on the Burmese military to end its ethnic cleansing campaign,” Human Rights Watch said.
During her week-long stay, Swaraj is expected to hold about 20 bilateral and trilateral meetings with leaders attending the session.
“All this sectarian squabble about who eats what kind of meat and all this religious antagonism between different groups is harmful to the country,” Venkatraman Ramakrishnan said.
After footage from the US’s first ‘living room war’ shocked the public, the government would clamp down on media coverage of future military conflicts.
A majority of the waterbird population occurs in wetlands not conserved under law. New research makes a case for the prevention of illegal hunting in such areas.
“Sea buckthorn is a medicine for at least 70 diseases and has been used by villagers for centuries.”
All embankments along the India-Nepal border are controlled by India, which means that during a cross-border flood, one side will drain itself by drowning the other.
A UN report it reveals that in 2016 the number of chronically undernourished people in the world is estimated to have increased to 815 million, up from 777 million in 2015, although still down from about 900 million in 2000.
Modern readers and writers have long since forgotten what happened back then, but poetry today would not be the same without the 13th century.
India aims to double the value of exports to $900 billion by 2019. Given sluggish global demand and our own export slump, there is no way that this objective can be achieved.
The Indian Air Force, then less than 10 years old, was in the process of helping the British Royal Air Force in suppressing the Pashtuns…
Hundreds of thousands of Indians fled Burma when Japan invaded in 1942, including my father and his family.
Nandini Singh Chatterjee, a cognitive neuroscientist, has developed unique methods to study autism, dyslexia and language recognition in children.
Karthik Shashidhar’s ‘Between the Buyer and the Seller’ lacks depth and force-fits simplistic versions of theories to complex real-life situations.
The 21-year-old man was arrested in the west London suburb of Hounslow just before midnight on Saturday, the Metropolitan Police force said.
While many voters feel that the constitution must be amended eventually, they are excited to cast their ballots for local representatives for the first time since local governments were disbanded in 2002.
For people living by the Narmada in Madhya Pradesh’s Nimar, Modi’s birthday is being seen as a death day for their homes and livelihoods.
Bangladesh was already home to 4,00,000 Rohingya before the latest crisis erupted.
The regulatory spat between the DGCA and MHA is good for the future of drones in India, leading, as it hopefully will, to a holistic framework and not a blinkered approach.