The EU has shown no interest in an independent Catalonia, despite an appeal by Puigdemont for Brussels to mediate in the crisis.
The insurgents said on Saturday they were ready to respond to any peace move by the government, even though the ceasefire was ending at midnight on Monday.
In Madrid, some socialists have suggested Basque could serve as a model for a compromise that would defuse Spain’s biggest political crisis since a failed coup in 1981.
This is the second court ruling that fixed the government’s responsibility after a Maebashi district court decision in March.
Permission was sought – and given – two days before The Wire’s article on the BJP president’s son had even appeared.
Only 6% of banks have given loans to Dalits or Adivasis, and less than 25% to a woman.
The proposal, presented to governor Ram Naik, is part of the state tourism department’s initiative to promote religious tourism.
Parsis, children and faces familiar and strange all find a place in the photographer’s black and white world.
Both as a director and actor, Guru Dutt was at his best in Pyaasa and Kaagaz Ke Phool – two films that not only have an element of timelessness but have also given a new meaning to the landscape of Indian cinema.
“The doctors are always telling us that they’re going to help us and heal us, but we can’t always get to them and they’re not able to get to us.”
Behind the savaging of a land and its people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state is a murky tale of resource appropriation and prospects of spoils from reckless industrial development.
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamouring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Urmilesh, V.K. Cherian and Poornima Joshi discuss the ongoing conflict between CPI(M) and BJP-RSS in Kerala and the recent attacks against Dalits in Gujarat.
Small and medium sized businesses across the country report tumbling sales, undermining job creation and damaging sentiment in industries crucial to Modi’s political powerbase.
Two students write about what they experienced at a protest in Delhi after the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh.
The Supreme Court had called for applications three months before the post of the chief information commissioner fell vacant but no notification was issued in the state.
The curator of Kashmir’s sole private museum wanted the present generation to witness, experience and relate to their past through the rich history preserved in rare artifacts and objects.
The man was later arrested and has been in jail since the incident on September 24.
“In total, Thaler’s contributions have built a bridge between the economic and psychological analyses of individual decision-making,” the award-giving body said.
Five air force and two army personnel were killed in the early hours of October 6 after an MI 17 chopper crashed at at altitude of 17,000 feet in Tawang.
Over a span of one week in August, over 63 children died at the same hospital due to disruption in oxygen supply.
The court also upheld the life sentence an SIT court had awarded to 20 others convicted.
Learning how poison frogs evolved to resist their toxins without sacrificing normal functions could help researchers design a new generation of painkillers as well antidotes for smokers and drug users who want to kick their habits.
The activist was one of the leaders of the Dalit Asmita Yatra last year and the co-convenor of the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch.
Recent remarks by the director general of Inter-Services Public Relations make evident that the Pakistani civilian leadership has no control over the country’s domestic and foreign policies, and that the army is, in fact, in charge.
For the first time, India did not explicitly disassociate from the resolution extending the mandate of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar.
A 2014 study found that India’s National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme captures only 0.35% of the annual number of clinically diagnosed dengue cases.
In Hindi cinema, the Dalit, as a person, remained distant from the normal imagination of a civilised person. Newton , and some films before it, have attempted to break this cycle.
An RBI survey found that 40.7% of people in metropolitan areas think the economic situation has worsened, up from 25.3% in the same period last year.
Merkel agreed to put a number on how many people Germany would accept per year on humanitarian grounds, namely a net total of around 200,000 individuals.
Kim Yo Jong was named as an alternate member of the politburo within the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea – the opaque, all-powerful party organ where top state affairs are decided.
On September 12, the apex court had temporarily lifted its earlier order and permitted sale of firecrackers.
The dramatic exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar’s northwest is putting pressure on Western policymakers to take action.
May has seen her authority erode since calling and then bungling an election in June, which cost her Conservatives their majority in parliament.
The boat sank near Shah Porir Dwip on the southern tip of Bangladesh late on Sunday with up to 35 people on board, the Bangladeshi police said.
In a video, Om Prakash Rajbhar is reportedly seen addressing a party gathering and speaking vociferously against those who failed to send their kids to schools.
Jay Amit Shah’s response to Rohini Singh’s report.
ICDS plays a vital role in a country which is home to 190 million undernourished people – the highest in the world.
The Supreme Court recently decided to make its proceedings public. Shouldn’t the same degree of transparency be attached to all key constitutional posts?
The very idea of collective self-government tempts us into thinking that citizens must be perpetually fixated on the task of ruling themselves.