A baseline study conducted in seven districts of Uttar Pradesh shows the widespread prevalence of child marriages especially in disadvantaged communities, a practice that holds back girls from realising their full potential.
Chinese media dismissed as “absurd” New Delhi’s reaction to Beijing renaming six places in Arunachal Pradesh.
US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross is believed to have said that US has started the process of reviewing H1B visas issues and no decision has been taken on it yet.
When contacted, Wipro said it undertakes a “rigorous performance appraisal process” on a regular basis.
Pakistan is yet to heed to India’s request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was given the death penalty by a Pakistani military court on charges of spying.
What began under Zia-ul-Haq in Pakistan in 1977 is being repeated in India.
A sudden change in the currency with which old debts to the colonies had to be paid helped Britain consolidate its status as a financial centre
India’s energy sector seems to have veered decisively towards solar and wind power as tariffs tumble and investment pour in, but experts fear that overly optimistic developers could be punching above their weight.
Polarisation over Kashmir and Jadhav, and the rise of rhetoric in India and Pakistan, only serves to feed into the narrative of aggressive nationalism that’s taken centre stage in India’s political discourse.
The continuation of the conflict in Afghanistan weakens US leverage over Pakistan, partly due to a continued dependence on Pakistan for air and ground lines of communication into Afghanistan.
By creating a “hub and spoke” model to counter international terrorism, the US today has a veto on its legal regime, its proscribed actors and use of military force.
The issue of the Dalai Lama’s reincarnation is inextricably tied to the Tibetan aspiration for independence.
India will soon have the largest economy in the world. A way for Australia to benefit is to collaborate with universities.
Former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav has been sentenced to death by Pakistan. Siddharth Varadarajan and Devirupa Mitra discuss how this decision may impact Indo-Pak relations.
Universities exist for the sake of free inquiry and uninhibited debate. If that’s not what they are doing, they may as well cease to be.
Pakistan has sentenced Kulbhushan Jadhav to death for alleged espionage.
The attempted hijacking came days after an Indian dhow was seized on route to Bossaso from Dubai.
New Delhi hopes that the new line of credit for $500 million for defence procurement will wean Dhaka off Chinese military purchases.
India is trying to clean up its water. But in arid, industrial Gujarat, it will take a long time – and many more protections – for rivers and lakes to recover from decades of heavy pollution.
Prakash Kashwan’s Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico shows, choosing between land rights of the peasants and forest dwellers and environmental sustainability is a false choice.
In order to fight racism, we first need to acknowledge that it exists.
After claiming that last week’s attacks against Africans couldn’t be labelled racist as the investigation was still pending, Swaraj today said only pre-meditated attacks can be racist.
There is a desperate need to break the orthodox, widespread belief that all deficits and debt are equally undesirable.
US State Department Report Highlights India’s Human Rights Violations, Actions Against Civil Society Groups
The report covers a wide array of issues including corruption, living conditions of death row prisoners and the use of pellet guns in Kashmir.
Cutting imports from Iran amid an OPEC-led supply cut aimed at propping up the market exposes India’s refiners to the risk of struggling to find reasonably priced alternatives.
Recent incidents of violence against African students not only harm India’s international image but are the tip of a huge civilisational iceberg that only sustained introspection of national identity can address.
Journalists’ body alleges that the government and army are focusing on Poonam Agarwal to derail the debate on the controversial ‘sahayak system’.
The statement called Dalai Lama’s decision to visit Tawang concerning and added that the tense situation could escalate and a “war might become inevitable”.
Speaking at a national maritime conference yesterday, Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua underscored the importance of maritime security.
In a mental landscape increasingly dominated by the ephemeral nature of ‘Breaking News’, Larsen C exemplifies a global warming trait difficult to get our heads around.
While a large Western power wanted India to co-sponsor the resolution, New Delhi settled for support to avoid complicating its relationship with Sri Lanka.
In a joint statement, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin said Pakistan’s proposal amounts to changing Kashmir’s disputed nature.
The 1998 case helped Justice Prabha Sridevan understand the social fabric of India. And, she writes, it convinced her that of all the institutions of a democracy, the court was the most crucial.
At the very least, India must ensure that the Tibetan spiritual head’s visit is kept low key.
If there are broader policy issues which have regional ramifications, there should be space for consultation, says Baburam Bhattarai
Westinghouse’s unclear future may also impact its plans to build six nuclear reactors in India.
Small steps by Pakistan are helping it create resilience in the face of climate change, an issue the Indus Waters Treaty did not anticipate, and which endangers it.
Mayawati rejected the results and asked the Election Commission to hold fresh elections in the state.
The exhibition, which opens in Mumbai on Friday, features photographs from Taraporevala’s archive that were captured decades ago using analogue film cameras.
According to the poll of over 25 economists, the inflation rate for February rose to a three-month high of 3.58% from 3.17% in January.