A look at why the Hall of Nations and Nehru Pavilion in Pragati Maidan are historically and architecturally important.
Since 2015, about 12 people have died due to cow vigilantism while the government and police remain a mute witness to such events.
Architects and museums from across the world had written to the government asking that the buildings be preserved for their architectural importance.
Activists have said that the government’s rehabilitation efforts in Bawana are inadequate and that precautionary measures weren’t taken after a very similar fire four years ago.
Protesters demand an updated voters’ list as per the sixth schedule of the constitution before the next autonomous council polls are held.
A group of Kashmiri students in Chitorgarh’s Mewar University were allegedly called terrorists and beaten up by locals.
The other winners are a Russian LGBT activist and a Turkish digital research organisation.
The banners were put up by a little-known political group headed by Amit Jani, who had threatened to kill Kanhaiya Kumar last year.
In light of the recent developments, The Wire brings you a timeline of events of the 1992 incident and its immediate aftermath.
Dangwimsai Pul says she has not received any response to her request seeking an appointment with the prime minister to discuss a probe into the contents of her husband’s suicide note.
Founding editor of The Wire M.K. Venu interviews Ashish Khetan, senior spokesperson of Aam Aadmi Party and chairman of the Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi about Vijay Mallya’s arrest and the fight against corruption in big business.
The court has ordered that the trial, to be held in Lucknow, be completed in two years.
The extradition process of the liquor baron from the UK, who owes Indian banks over Rs 9,000 crore, will begin now that he has been produced in a UK court and granted bail.
Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken expressed astonishment at the development, especially since Lovely was campaigning for the party even last night.
Several civil society groups came together to demand justice for Pehlu Khan and called for the arrest of those responsible for killing him and injuring four others.
The provisions of these laws, Amol Palekar has said, have not been questioned in the last 47 years and have failed to keep up with the times.
Of this, 63.3% is for MGNREGA project materials, 34.6% for wage payments to labourers and the remaining for administrative costs.
Ambedkar worked tirelessly for the rights of the oppressed, providing radical solutions that put him at odds with national figures like Mahatma Gandhi.
The timing of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence and the disappearance of a retired Pakistani army officer from near the Indian border has led many to speculate about an imminent swap.
In the thirty-fourth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about a parliamentary committee on subordinate legislation’s report on demonetisation and explains the provisions of the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
Meanwhile, Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma has questioned whether the BJP is attempting to marginalise the minority Christian community.
The countries also pledged to expand counter-terror operations and take action against those financing and providing sanctuary to terror groups.
NIA officials from Hyderabad have said that they received orders from the headquarters not to appeal Aseemanand’s bail.
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.
The Shiv Sena had threatened to disrupt Air India operations in Mumbai and Pune if the ban were not lifted.
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.
Rakhi Sawant’s spokesperson, on the other hand, said the actress has surrendered to the police.
“It has already come to light that in many cases, these ‘anti-Romeo squads’ have become an even greater source of harassment and fear for women and men,”
Aadhaar is premised on the infallibility and security of an individual’s biometric data – her fingerprints and iris scans. But that is just a myth.
African heads of missions said they “reviewed the previous incidents and that have taken place in the past and concluded that no known, sufficient and deterring measures were taken by the government of India”.
Although the ban has been lifted, food stalls selling non-vegetarian tribal food have been moved to the periphery of the venue from the main area that was earlier allotted to them.
In the twenty-sixth episode of Jan Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the anti-romeo squads set up by the UP government and explains the GST Bill.
The government’s university funding body had earlier said that the funding for over 60 research centres in universities across the country could be cut after March 31.
“People look up to courts for justice. They think the court is their sole protector. If Adityanath addresses the judiciary in the programme, it will be an insult.”
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Rajeev Gowda, member of parliament in the Rajya Sabha, discuss the Finance Bill.
At least nine Africans have been seriously injured in multiple attacks over the last two days.
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In oral observations, the court also noted Aadhaar can’t be made mandatory for social welfare schemes but could be required for non-welfare schemes.
The petition against some former and serving constitutional heads was filed by the National Lawyers’ Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms.
Why would Adityanath meet a terror convict months before serial blasts in Muslim-dominated areas of Ajmer, Hyderabad and Malegaon?