The life of every woman unilaterally separated from her spouse is pathetic. They face challenges and constraints both in their marital and natal families.
The party has also promised to work towards a Delhi “as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi”.
Throughout India’s freedom struggle, the RSS was subservient to the British, with its leadership prohibiting participation in mass movements.
Basharat Peer’s A Question of Order: India, Turkey and the Return of Strongmen shows how the air of contemporary politics across the world, is filled with xenophobia and a fear of the democratically-elected autocrats.
Telegu Desam Party leaders predict that within a year, Naidu’s son will be made party president and will be pitched as a youthful face for the 2019 general elections.
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.
Faced with BJP’s aggression and a dwindling support base, and bereft of its plank of moral politics and good governance, AAP’s political fortunes look bleak.
The chief minister is today the undisputed leader of the desert state and there is currently no one to match her political stature.
Harsh Mander’s ‘Where Are India’s Dissenting Hindus?’
As anti-Muslim rhetoric festers, the Hindu majority continues to fail to raise its voice against the BJP’s toxic politics of hate.
India will soon have the largest economy in the world. A way for Australia to benefit is to collaborate with universities.
Journalist Rana Ayyub posted screenshots of abusive private messages with sexual overtones sent to her by Bincylal Balachandran.
India has said it will go “out of way” to ensure justice to Kulbhushan Jadhav, warning Pakistan that his execution will have consequences on bilateral ties.
The time has come for the judges of the Supreme Court to sit together to apply their minds and devise a way for these serious documents to be thoroughly investigated.
The US missile strike in Syria will unite Russia’s technology with China’s money and muscle and is not good for regional or world peace.
The countries also pledged to expand counter-terror operations and take action against those financing and providing sanctuary to terror groups.
While the prime minister’s World Health Day speech was timely and important, it missed the points on the roots of depression that were addressed by UN special rapporteur Dainius Pūras.
Narendra Modi offered $5 billion in two separate lines of credit to Sheikh Hasina, including $500 million for defence procurement meant to wean Bangladesh off Chinese military purchases.
Like the Nizam’s rule in Hyderabad under the British Raj, K. Chandrasekhar Rao is trying to woo the BJP in hopes that he will be able to lord it over Telangana as long as he promises suzerainty.
Demonetisation wreaked havoc upon the best quarter for advertisers but ad firms and media houses insist that the blip was a temporary one.
A tense neighbourhood and China’s growing security presence in the Indian Ocean have given India and Malaysia much to discuss.
With the Teesta pact still a “work in progress”, Dhaka had its hopes pinned on getting some sign of support for the Ganga barrage project, however, even that is unlikely – at least during this visit.
Shaikh Hasina will face tremendous pressure from her country to push for an agreement on the Teesta waters on her upcoming trip to Delhi.
Whether the Modi government can succeed in assuring the independence of India’s tribunals from the executive remains to be seen.
After February’s marginal cut in service headcount, the sector in March created jobs at the fastest pace in nearly two years.
Trump’s executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan will not impact the policies of other countries, but moving money away from climate research will.
The court must hear pending cases on Aadhaar urgently, before the government further inhibits people’s rights and liberties under the facade of ’empowerment’.
Far from being a historical practice, vegetarianism in Gujarat is actually a state-sponsored value system that only became institutionalised under the BJP.
The Nikkei Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 52.5 in March, from 50.7 in February, the third month in a row that is has been above the 50 mark.
Bilateral talks were mutually beneficial, helping India to make a stronger statement against terrorism while Malaysia stood strong on the South China Sea issue.
The Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill was passed in the absence of Congress MLAs, who were suspended for a day for creating ruckus in the house.
A fortnightly column from The Wire’s public editor.
Some IIM-C staff members say the BJP misled them into attending the event in the guise of resolving a decades-old administrative issue.
Banks are deducting ‘crop insurance premiums’ from farmers’ current accounts without their knowledge.
With the end of the crisis in sight, the gains and losses from demonetisation can be assessed with some confidence.
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
The corporate sector is responsible for 70% of the country’s NPAs, but their loans are being waived off while waiving farming loans is still being frowned upon.
Villagers in Kashmir, who used to remain aloof from the conflict, are now prepared to die in order to save militants under siege.
In the twenty-fifth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the Modi government’s reluctance to implement the Lokpal Bill and the Mental Health Care Bill.
With his elevation to the Congress top post imminent, many feel Rahul Gandhi will fail as successive debacles have shown he is not fit for the job.