Ketman allows those adept at it to create private sanctuaries of the mind, untouched by compromise, even as compromise floods the rest of their lives.
Even when SLAPPs are of uncertain merit, they immensely damage prospects of free journalism, fierce criticism and accountability of power.
Vinod Dua talks about the UP chief minister’s plan to build a Ram statue as part of religious tourism in the state and the lack of strong public policies for the elderly.
Literally every woman, except the very old and young, has had experiences of either being molested or experiencing an extreme level of abuse like gangrape.
Whistleblower Herve Falciani, a former HSBC Bank employee, had said in 2015 that the Indian authorities weren’t using all the information he provided on people stashing black money abroad.
Growth in bad loans raises questions about due diligence measures followed by renewable energy, power PSUs over last five years.
An excerpt from Upinder Singh’s Political Violence in Ancient India, looking at various theories of state violence in ancient texts.
The US has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, and 60% are preventable.
Judge was told senior advocate S.V. Raju could not be present as he was busy in the high court.
A recent hike in house rent allowances for government employees, coupled with staggered price hikes by firms adjusting to GST, may have contributed to price rises.
Chauhan’s appointment as chairman in 2015 had been met with protests, with FTII students holding a 139-day strike.
BJP Reaction to The Wire Story on Jay Amit Shah Shows Loss of Moral High Ground, Says Yashwant Sinha
The BJP leader also described the defamation cases Jay Amit Shah is filing against The Wire as an attempt to “suppress the voice of the media.”
The court made it clear, however, that it was not dealing with the issue of marital rape as a whole.
The three companies had earlier offered to sell a 51% stake in their plants for Re 1 to the Gujarat State Electricity Board.
Hindutva is a political invention that has re-defined Hinduism for its political purpose, which is to declare India a Hindu rashtra.
On September 1, the Supreme Court nullified incumbent Kenyatta’s win due to procedural irregularities and ordered a new election.
The incident took place on Tuesday night after Australia defeated India by eight wickets in the second Twenty20 International (T20I).
Facebook aims to make it easy for its users to connect with those who may need blood, but it remains to be seen whether real donors will step up, instead of just sharing a Facebook badge claiming that they are blood donors.
Amitabh Bachchan has done it all and continues to be active on the entertainment scene, remaining one of the most influential figures in Hindi cinema.
Residents queued before dawn at polling stations in Monrovia, and formed queues as vendors sold them soft drinks and palm wine.
Who gets to document African realities? Who are the gatekeepers of African publishing traditions?
After he received bail, sedition charges were also allegedly added.
Donald Trump did not imply he was smarter than Rex Tillerson by saying they should “compare IQ tests”, White House press secretary Sarah Sander said while telling reporters to “get a sense of humor”.
As Brexit drags on, support for the EU in Scotland is rising, but backing for Sturgeon’s independence proposal has stayed roughly where it was in 2014.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont made only a symbolic declaration, claiming a mandate to launch secession but suspending any formal steps to that end.
Rival gangs that are involved in drug trafficking, human smuggling, kidnapping and extortion have fueled bloody battles in Mexico’s overcrowded prisons.
NGO Common Cause sought a law to permit passive euthanasia for terminally ill patients so that they are allowed to die by withdrawal of life support if the person has made a “living will” to that effect.
Bangladeshi Foreign Minister said about 500,000 Rohingyas had fled to Bangladesh out of the total 900,000 that have left Myanmar after an army crackdown on the community.
Stephen Paddock shot a hotel security guard six minutes before beginning to fire on the crowd, not after, as first thought.
European leaders have either taken a neutral stance, relegating the conflict to an internal matter for Spain to resolve, or have offered support to the Spanish government.
Scientists used artificial antibodies to stop a single signalling pathway among many controlled by the same protein – solving a longstanding and widely recognised problem in biology.
Overcoming the problems of GST obstacles, a strong rupee and various trade facilitation needs will help our MSMEs occupy the space being vacated by China and other southeast Asian countries.
Tropical grasslands and savannas, although very large – both on a global scale and in India – and quite sensitive to climate change, are surprisingly understudied.
Donations – and the ability to accept them online through PayPal and similar companies –are a lifeline for sites like Jihad Watch.
Like every crisis, the one at Elphinstone Road will also be used to delegitimise our public institutions and processes, and attack the very conception of public goods.
Vinod Dua compares the political reactions to Robert Vadra’s corruption scandal and Jay Amit Shah’s remarkable business growth, and discusses the Supreme Court’s ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR.
Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses the dramatic increase in some of the businesses of Jay Amit Shah, son of BJP president Amit Shah, with Rohini Singh, author of the investigative report on Jay Shah’s business ventures.
The total stressed loans of the banks – including non-performing and restructured or rolled over loans – rose 4.5% in the six months to end-June.
The Modi government could have drawn upon behavioural economics to curb the use of cash in India without enacting demonetisation and its accompanying disruptions.
The ambitious programme was launched in 2015 by the then railways minister Suresh Prabhu with a finalised PPP model approved by the cabinet after prolonged deliberations with stakeholders.