India has, over time, cultivated a culture of exerting no effort towards justice for the survivors of communal violence, finds Warisha Farasat and Prita Jha’s book.
Was the Supreme Court’s judgement on January 11 in the Sahara-Birla papers case truly free from bias?
If an economic slowdown occurs due to demonetisation, the self-worth and honour of the extremely backward castes communities may be affected. How this plays out in the upcoming state assembly elections remains to be seen.
The recent Delhi high court ruling exempting the attorney general’s office from disclosing information raises questions about how it aids Mukul Rohatgi.
India and other Asian buyers are expected to intensify efforts to develop indigenous warplanes due to anxieties that the US may be less engaged in the region under Trump.
When a man has his back to the wall, he sometimes loses control over his tongue.
At the root of India’s problems, the authors of ‘Dragon on Our Doorstep’ write, is the erroneous belief that a large and well equipped military alone can win wars.
The stakes in the Mumbai municipal corporation elections are very high for the BJP and the Shiv Sena.
When it comes to the art of enjoying a shower without getting wet, Narendra Modi is many shades better than Manmohan Singh.
If India continues to rely on PILs to litigate corruption, it shall forever remain wedded to the courts, stopping Indian justice from flourishing.
From following the same accounts as Narendra Modi, it appears that his personal Twitter feed is filled with rancour and distortion.
Sources say the chief minister has been in talks with the BJP to move with his supporters to that party if the pressure on him to resign heightens further.
There have been multiple complaints of comments made in the Rajya Sabha being edited out of the official records.
“I want to see Narendra Modi coming to Mumbai and campaign for BMC polls. I want to see Sena’s win after his rally here,” Thackeray said
Using military activities to shop for votes will lead to political mud-slinging, to the detriment of the honour and sanctity of the special forces.
The Budget appears to be pro-poor and pro-business, but it fails to address the reforms actually needed to structurally transform the economy.
Scientists think there is a mismatch between the government’s rhetoric on bettering India’s research output and how much it is willing to spend for the cause.
The Japanese company’s decision to withdraw will deal a major blow to the construction of six AP1000 plants in India.
The Budget does nothing to assure incomes for farmers, lift them out of indebtedness or protect them from natural calamities.
The young people of Shikdamakha in Assam didn’t wait for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to set standards in sanitation. Today, the village is one of the cleanest in the country.
Given the massive hit taken by informal workers after demonetisation, the Budget’s provisions for them are quite inadequate and will be seen as such.
Dealing with demonetisation aftereffects requires a fiscal and monetary boost, but the government appears to be in no mood to deliver it, for obvious reasons – the fiscal cushion that Narendra Modi’s brainwave was supposed to provide never materialised.
Rs 119.70 crore was owed to Air India by the Prime Minister’s Office for the use of chartered flights by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India is also making discrimination against Muslims a key ingredient of its refugee and immigration policy.
Now that promises of progress and development haven’t played out as they hoped, the BJP’s top duo are turning back to communal polarisation.
Expectations for higher taxes for investors have increased since Modi said that market participants needed to make a “fair contribution” to nation-building.
We will have to implement truth and nonviolence in vastly different ways than how Gandhians did a century ago.
Dalits have been subjected to vicious caste violence for years in Gujarat.
The Modi government’s clampdown on foreign funding has forced several NGOs to lay-off its employee, and has impacted education and social welfare initiatives.
Unless leaders from both parties come out in full support of the alliance, they may not be able to convert popular support into votes.
Both the SP-Congress alliance and the BJP are strongly placed but the BSP is a contender too
Government initiatives to clean up the Ganga have failed to stop the dumping of toxic effluents and untreated sewage into the river at the industrial hub of Kanpur.
The countries signed 14 pacts in key areas like defence and security, however, an agreement to facilitate investments in infrastructure projects in India could not be finalised in time.
The new US president has also invited the prime minister to visit the White House later this year.
The dilly-dallying by ministries over their financial commitments is a sign that they are still wary of making the leap from academic research to product development.
Comments by Nitin Gadkari and Amit Shah have fired up speculation on the BJP’s choice for the chief ministerial candidate for Goa.
Paid news in the service of the nation.
Growing animosity against the Centre in Tamil Nadu has taken the form of anger against the prime minister, which many allege has not received its due share of media coverage.
Professor Arun Kumar, who has researched extensively on the black economy in India, discusses demonetisation and the upcoming Union Budget.
There is no justification for the Ministry of AYUSH’s reliance on an invalidated practice, which could lure patients of diabetes into a false sense of security.