Despite the Supreme Court’s directive to enter into “necessary discussions” with Bangladesh to streamline the process of deportation of the undocumented immigrants living in Assam, the Modi government is yet to do so.
On several occasions, commissions have very publicly faulted army commanders and civilian leaders for their handling of military matters – a far cry from what happens in India.
PricewaterhouseCoopers, convicted in the Rs 7,000 crore Satyam scam, had also audited accounts of Vijay Mallya’s firm and the Global Trust Bank, which collapsed.
What could the bond between Modi and Netanyahu, who seem to have a degree of unquestioned authority within their countries, be?
He doesn’t chant Modi’s name and there is nobody chanting his name. Why doesn’t he chant Modi’s name if that can help him remain relevant? If his silence signals a personal protest, then why doesn’t he place it on record?
In their letter, many individuals and organisations stated that a country with as much poverty as India should not enforce patents on drugs and vaccines the same way industrialised countries have.
Chanting “down with Modi, down with RSS, down with government”, protesters blamed the government for inciting violence and failing to prosecute vigilantes.
When Modi visits Israel on July 4, what should we expect? Will he refer to the Palestinian cause?
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The opposition opposes extending the 101st amendment of the constitution to J&K, which would hand over powers of tax collection to the Centre and threaten the state’s autonomy.
The Congress has repeatedly been an obstacle to opposition unity, and it is time it comes to terms with the fact that it is no longer a national party, and thus no longer has the right to demand a pre-eminent position in a coalition of parties.
India’s challenge to China is about nuclear status – the relationship that each country has to the key institutions and central players of the global non-proliferation order.
Narendra Modi invoked Mahatma Gandhi to say that violence in the name of the cow was not acceptable.
Police sources told IANS that Alimuddin alias Asgar Ansari was carrying the “banned meat” in a Maruti van
The rampant culture of viewing dissent as treachery and an opposing point of view as an act of war is deeply ingrained and when there are ‘left-liberals’ involved, it is immediately seen as anti-Modi.
The prime minister’s statement comes in the wake of increasing incidents of violence by ‘cow protectors’.
The government calls the scheme a success because of the rise in LPG connections, but the lack of gas refills by poor households suggests it is not.
Modi’s remarks aimed to put across an India that was ready to synchronise itself with the Trump administration’s goals, but the US president made it clear he wanted India to commit to “free and fair trade”.
With this year’s joint statement reflecting new interests, here is a comparison of key issues from China and the Asia-Pacific, terrorism and Pakistan, to defense, economy and trade.
Siddharth Varadarajan and M.K. Venu, founding editors of The Wire, discuss Indian PM Narendra Modi’s meeting with US President Donald Trump.
Superlatives flow as do the hugs, while the joint statement’s references to Pakistan, China and North Korea show greater India-US convergence at the strategic level.
Though the Hizbul Mujahideen as an organisation still remains outside the purview of US terror lists, India sees the naming of its leader as a major step forward.
Narendra Modi has said his visit will focus on economic co-operation with the Netherlands, but an advocacy group has urged the Dutch prime minister to also address India’s deteriorating human rights situation.
Air Corridor Important but We Will Not Give up Efforts for Rail-Road Connectivity: Afghan Ambassador
Afghan ambassador Shaida Abdali discusses the creation of the Afghanistan-India Air Freight corridor, regional connectivity, bilateral trade and more.
Addressing a sizeable gathering of Indian Americans, Modi also praised Sushma Swaraj for her “good governance” and listed the highlights of his tenure.
Crack down on beef and leather trades has jeopardised the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of Indian Muslims and Dalits, straining India’s social fabric and economy.
What makes the call significant is that FMSA head Jasim Mohammad was one of the first Muslim activists to welcome Modi after he won the May 2014 election.
India backed Mauritius’ resolution referring British control of the Archipelago to the ICJ but says it supports the US military presence in Diego Garcia.
Lynching is a modern form of tribalism, where enemies – differentiated by religion, race, caste or ideology – are bracketed for elimination.
The all out attacks on minorities and on opposition governments show that the BJP and the Modi government have no regard for democracy
Kovind also said that he had ceased to belong to any political party after he became governor of Bihar in 2015.
Narendra Modi’s focus should be on establishing good chemistry with Donald Trump, reassuring the latter that India is a reliable partner democracy for the US.
Modi’s two-day visit to Washington, where he will be meeting US President Donald Trump for the first time, begins on Sunday
Will Kovind as president be a champion for Dalit justice? Will he uphold the values of the constitution?
The opposition missed out on a big opportunity to show its solidarity with Dalit movements across the country by not nominating a Dalit candidate of its choice before the Modi government did.
The government knows what it wants to achieve where the environment is concerned, even if it is at the cost of the protection of ecosystems, and people’s livelihood and well being.
Like Jeremy Corbyn, the party and its leader must stick by their principles no matter what the situation, only then will it eventually pay off.
State transport department officials were put on full-time duty, even working over time, to ensure that participants reached the International Yoga Day celebrations in Lucknow.
US executives are increasingly being asked by their CEOs to explain and assess the impact of the apparent rise in communal violence in India.
Given Kovind’s views on social justice and empowerment, choosing a leader like him as the presidential candidate was a more natural choice for the Sangh parivar than any radical shift in its traditional position on the caste system.