There are many opportunities for the opposition, but the question is, are they up to it?
“We have no issues if the matter is settled but there is a decree of this court and it should be taken into account during the talks,” Supreme Court said.
The previously unreported figures will make uncomfortable reading for Prime Minister Modi who has ambitious plans for the modernisation of Indian railways.
Even as the Pakistani opposition frets about the sudden visit of an Indian businessman, the military ups its hand by releasing the ‘confession’ of an ‘Indian-backed’ terrorist.
Ceylon Petroleum Corporation workers oppose role for India in development of strategic port assets.
In the forty-second episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the failure of Congress and PM Narendra Modi’s poor governance.
Instead of taking the outcome as a mandate on its own governance, AAP continues to insist the BJP’s victory is not a win for Modi but for faulty EVMs.
In a one-to-one personality contest, the opposition leaders are very weak vis-à-vis Narendra Modi. They need to define their own agendas.
In a country beset with serious socio-economic problems, where job creation is at a record low and farm distress shows no signs of relenting, we are busy debating cows, statues and couples in love.
C. Rammanohar Reddy speaks to The Wire about his recent book Demonetisation and Black Money, the impact of the policy on the masses and the government’s shifting narrative towards digitalisation.
Despite its legendary non-performance, the BJP has zoomed ahead in the MCD polls by turning it into a popularity contest between Kejriwal and Modi.
In India and Malaysia’s silence on Zakir Naik what has been revealed is how domestic politics has impacted their foreign policy decision-making.
An injured jawan, brought to a hospital in Raipur, said the CRPF patrol was attacked by around 300 Maoist guerrillas.
In a report to the apex court on cow protection, the Centre has suggested that each cow and its progeny should get a ‘Unique Identification Number’.
Mehbooba Mufti told reporters that Narendra Modi appeared amenable to dialogue to contain the deteriorating situation in Kashmir.
The reunification talks have stumbled over the years due to the issue of territory and security.
A recent survey has revealed that tackling the lack of awareness on reservations among those entitled to it is critical to improve the policy.
The prime minister also urged states, local governments and NGOs to decide goals for 2022 and work towards achieving them.
The government’s impressive claims of saving electricity by switching to LED bulbs are based on overly optimistic assumptions made in a 2015 report, not actual usage.
If the rioting by ruling party affiliates had occurred in the earlier regime, the BJP would have charged “goonda raj”. Now the boot is on the other leg.
Techniques such as the Fischer Tropsch Synthesis can be used to turn garbage into biogas and other fuels which also reduces carbon dioxide emissions.
The factors the finance commission takes into account when deciding the state share of central taxes appear to be awfully simplistic, even regressive.
With fake news proliferating on social media, journalists and news organisations in the US and Europe are collaborating to come up with a counter-strategy.
National Skill Development Corporation is joining hands with a Delhi-based think tank on culture to work out possible business models to bring traditional cultural skills into the job market.
What began under Zia-ul-Haq in Pakistan in 1977 is being repeated in India.
While the big talk is valuable, it shouldn’t distract from the Modi government’s actual performance so far.
To protect free speech we have to tolerate what we do not like, sometimes even what we abhor.
Economists caution that the move could encourage indebted farmers not to repay loans, deepening malaise at public sector banks.
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.
A number of internal loopholes within the Housing for All scheme seems to be denying housing to those who need it most.
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.