Leaders of the TDP and BJP have been trading accusations over central assistance since the Union Budget was presented, with the former alleging that Andhra Pradesh had been ignored. The Indian Express explains the reason why ties between TDP and BJP are under strain — what Andhra wants, and the context of those demands.
The report pointed out that the path of inequality has changed in India — from being stagnant in the 1980s, to increasing since 1991, and to a subsequent and continued surge up to the present.
The study was conducted in India and the Philippines. Most vendors fell back into debt within 4-6 weeks and 2 years after they had been rescued by a grant.
What are the cases that have led the Supreme Court to consider the question of whether a three-judge Bench could overturn the verdict of another three-judge Bench? The Indian Express gives the background.
Indians used rod and string to determine east and west, recent study suggests ancient Egyptians used a variant with no strings attached.
At least 15 deaths in as many years; homeless, hapless especially vulnerable in the conflict zone.
India will host the official global World Environment Day celebrations on June 5. The theme will be ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. But MPs also seem interested in the many uses of plastic — from parks to notes to roads.
Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with the Maharashtra government to build a Hyperloop that will cut the travel time between Mumbai and Pune to 25 minutes.
Doctors are divided on the use of Buprenorphine to help treat drug addiction. Punjab has started a pilot project to test the impact.
How will WhatsApp Payments work? Is it safe, and is it private?
KVIC has argued that khadi is a specific type of product created by a specific process, which is different from factory-made cotton garments.
The survey results suggest that coffee cultivation in the Western Ghats has not been inimical to the ecosystem or the endemic avian population.
A shock sweep by a party backed by former President Mahinda Rajapakse has raised the spectre of the Sri Lankan government collapsing. Here is why India is watching the situation with concern.
The Delhi government notified a witness protection scheme on July 31, 2015. On February 7, 2017, MoS (Home) Hansraj Ahir told Rajya Sabha there was no consensus on witness protection, and law and order is a state subject.
In a regulatory filing last week, Punjab National Bank reported a Rs 11,394 crore fraud involving billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi. The government has ordered a probe by agencies such as the CBI, Enforcement Directorate and the Income-Tax Department.
Supreme Court ruled that 177.25 TMC of Cauvery water will be released for Tamil Nadu and Karnataka will get an additional 14.75 TMC.
Norovirus is highly contagious, and can be transmitted through contaminated food, water, and surfaces. The primary route is oral-faecal.
The Cauvery water dispute was adjudicated by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) in 2007. The tribunal’s order was challenged by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
The chief of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council Bibek Debroy has now presented a paper saying the policy of 100 per cent electrification needs more study.
For India, with the passage of time, priorities of engagement with Iran, too, have changed. Now, the main pillar of engagement is connectivity.
According to the paper, malacidins are “a distinctive class of antibiotics that are commonly encoded in soil microbiomes but have never been reported in culture-based NP (Natural Products) discovery efforts”.
PNB has alleged that two employees had “fraudulently issued Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) and transmitted SWIFT instructions to the overseas branches of Indian Banks” to raise buyers credit for companies of billionaire diamond jeweller Nirav Modi without “making entries in the bank system”.
Despite deforestation and human encroachment, the country’s forest cover has remained stable around 20% since Independence. This is because the loss of natural old-growth forests is compensated on paper by expanding monoculture plantations.
Rightwing nationalist government outlaws discussion on Polish involvement with Nazis to stop ‘slander’, Israel frowns.
In over 27 years of militancy, no Army or paramilitary forces personnel has faced a civilian court on charges brought by the Jammu and Kashmir Police. This is because the Centre has not given permission that is required under the AFSPA.
Yogi Adityanath’s crackdown on copying has led to Class 10 and 12 students dropping out of Board exams in droves.
Minimum temperatures are likely to come down by 2-3 degrees Celsius in Northwest, Central and Western India over the next 48 hours, the IMD said.
It is easy to see inside several military camps, and the holes in the perimeter walls of many are plugged with iron-sheet jugaad.
While Raman Scattering is a very effective way of gaining some information about the object under observation, it is also an extremely weak phenomenon.
What is the alleged espionage case that rocked the Naval establishment in 2005? Why has the investigation lagged in a matter with serious national security implications?
How would Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel have handled the Kashmir problem if he, instead of Jawaharlal Nehru, had been India’s first Prime Minister? The picture of Patel’s thoughts that emerges from his letters and conversations are complex and multilayered.
Today is stakeholders’ last chance to send feedback to the draft National Mineral Policy 2018. That includes everyone, including coming generations
The Indian Express explains the issues in the controversy over the deal to buy the Rafale warjets
Prime Minister arrives tomorrow in a fraught region where India has delicate relationships.
Back in 1988, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom had faced another siege from another group of opponents. In a lightning operation, the Indian Armed Forces had prevented a coup in the island nation. Another Operation Cactus cannot be expected today — here’s why.
Babri masjid demolition case: The appeal, which was last heard on December 5, 2017, is before a three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, and also comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer.