April 25, 2018 12:53:25 am

The exercise of cleaning up bank balance sheets, which started in 2015, and a signal by the Reserve Bank of India to put an end to forbearance — or the easing of rules — will now mean a longer wait for better results.

April 25, 2018 12:48:04 am

Lok Sabha’s attempt to lay down the procedure for removal of a judge in 1964 did not bear fruit as it was dissolved following the completion of its term. An impeachment law was finally enacted in 1968.

What’s hobbling the global effort to save the tiger?
April 25, 2018 12:29:42 am

The report includes information collected in the last nine years by the Forest Department and WTI as a part of the Big Cat Conflict Mitigation Project. It analyses the patterns of attacks, and outlines the circumstances in which these shy animals injure or kill humans.

April 24, 2018 8:08:49 am

In Kesavananda Bharati vs State of Kerala, the court ruled that the basic structure of the Constitution is inviolable, and could not be amended by Parliament.

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April 24, 2018 8:10:05 am

The unprecedented rejection of the motion for impeachment has raised multiple questions, but the wider context of the unfolding spectacle includes a range of related matters. Some key questions.

April 23, 2018 5:24:45 am

The authors of the research screened 167 mynas captured from eight locations in Pakistan’s Faisalabad district, and found 20% of the birds to be infected. The birds that tested positive to the parasite were spread across all eight locations.

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April 23, 2018 1:33:11 am

In spite of the rapid increase in power generation from renewable sources like wind and solar, over 60% of India’s electricity is still generated in thermal power plants.

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April 23, 2018 8:45:22 am

That the police managed to reach them underlines an improvement in gathering solid intelligence of the kind that was hard to obtain until a few years ago.

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April 23, 2018 1:12:07 am

The new draft if implemented will not only have an effect on how common areas used by fisherfolk are managed, but also bifurcate coastal zones along rural areas based on population density.

Haryana government
April 20, 2018 6:20:44 am

What is the story of these 464.6 acres in the Gwal Pahari gram panchayat area, close to the Gurgaon-Faridabad Road?

April 20, 2018 9:17:33 am

After the Finance Ministry rejected the recommendations of two recent government panels, MGNREGA workers in 10 states will get no raises in 2018-19. Minimum farm wages are now higher in many states.

April 19, 2018 2:20:06 am

Parole and furlough, which are parts of the penal system and used for humanising prison administration, are granted under different circumstances.

China regulator bans TV parodies amid content crackdown
April 19, 2018 2:11:03 am

What is the background and relevance of the discussion between TRAI and the Ministry?

April 19, 2018 1:58:46 am

Four elephants, including a calf, were cut down by a train in Odisha on Monday. Trains now kill 17 elephants every year on average in India. Here’s what makes the Elephas maximus so vulnerable.

April 18, 2018 6:43:13 am

The monsoon is considered normal if average rainfall is between 96% and 104% of the LPA. Anything less than 90% of the LPA is considered a deficient monsoon.

What the NIA probe in six bomb blasts found
April 18, 2018 7:03:13 am

There was a partial conviction in the Ajmer blast case; in the Mecca Masjid case, all five main accused were acquitted on Monday; and the Modasa blast case was closed by the NIA in 2015.

cash crunch in India
April 18, 2018 10:28:35 am

The Indian Express unpacks the issues around the crunch, and why it may not be that unusual.

Boko Haram means “Western education is forbidden”. Reuters
April 17, 2018 7:37:54 am

Although the Boko Haram frequently staged armed attacks and bombings since it came into being, it wasn’t until 2009 that the international community took notice of the outfit.

Security forces have launched a combing operation in the area, located around 500 km away from the state capital Raipur. (Representational)
April 17, 2018 3:33:52 pm

NDA government launched ‘National Policy and Action Plan’ in 2015, covering security and development aspects. Three years later, it claims tangible benefits in its efforts against Maoists.

The Long Walk: Did the Aryans migrate into India? New genetics study adds to debate
April 16, 2018 7:19:41 am

Co-authored by 92 leading scientists, it offers new insights into makeup of the Indian population. Will it settle or again trigger the contentious debate?