Sub-par growth and overachievement in meeting inflation targets may put the Reserve Bank under pressure to deliver a more than normal repo rate cut
Copious studies conclude that Indian peafowl, a gregarious species, has a complex courtship display that always precedes copulation. Males (peacocks) engage females (peahens) by displaying their elongated train feathers in iridescent colours.
Continuous underground fires in the coalfields of Jharia, Jharkhand, have led to steps being planned to move train operations out and rehabilitate residents, but it is no easy task, explains PRASHANT PANDEY
For judicial purposes, living persons are “juristic persons” to which the law attributes personality for good and sufficient reasons.
Seema Chishti traces history of Constituent Assembly debates leading to Article 48
What’s legal and what isn’t in a thriving business that is driven by construction in Punjab and has brought the interests of a minister under the scanner
New research finds flamingos more stable on one leg than two, suggests passive mechanism at work requires very little muscular effort
Babri Masjid demolition case: A look at CBI chargesheet leading to special court framing conspiracy charges against top BJP leaders in Babri demolition case
The two governments hope that the project would be cheaper option and have a smaller carbon footprint when compared to China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative.
Just like dengue and chikungunya, widespread and endemic in most major cities here, the virus is spread by the same vector, the Aedes mosquito.
Country’s 91 major reservoirs now have 10% more than expected levels for this time of year, and 27% more than same time last year; southern reservoirs short but arrival of showers and normal monsoon forecast raise hopes of fresh infusion of water.
Ramadan Abedi, father of the 22-year-old bomber Salman Abedi, was among those who got asylum in Britain in the mid-1990s after fleeing Libya following a failed jihadist plot against Muammar Gaddafi
Both terrorists and governments are alleged to have used them — in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Syria and Israel
Maj Gogoi says Dar was instigating a mob that was throwing stones to discourage people from voting, and was attacking election officials.
The willingness of the Maoist chief, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, to step down from office on Wednesday in deference to an agreement reached at the time he took power is, therefore, unusual.
He’d like Oppn leaders to discuss him rather than pitchforking himself on to national scene
The NCM is supposed to have a Chairperson, a Vice-Chairperson, and 7 members, at least 5 of whom should be from minority communities.
The countries describe their friendship as being ‘higher than the mountains, deeper than the oceans, sweeter than honey’.
Locked in airtight boxes at minus 18 degrees Celsius lie millions of seeds of crop varieties — from Indian rice to Uzbek corn.
As recommendations for green clearance also call for fresh studies, justifications for the project remain ambiguous
Kulbhushan Jadhav was sized up by the hardened intelligence professionals sitting across the table — and dismissed as a high-risk fantasist, officials present at the meeting recall.
On October 16, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled that the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, which was amended in 2005, could not be held to apply retrospectively. (Prakash and Ors versus Phulavati and Ors)
The brand new state had been carved out of Palestine, and India was a friend of its fellow underdog.
FGM refers to the practice of complete or partial removal of female external genitalia, apparently in an attempt to keep their sexual desires under control.
‘Spur-of-the-moment talaq given in anger, or under the influence of alcohol, each make up less than 1%’
According to Article 6 of the Constitution, the cutoff for determining citizenship in India is July 19, 1948.
Basavanna is a seminal figure in the Bhakti movement, which challenged the dominance of Brahminical Hinduism, and especially institutions like the caste system, from the 6th century onwards.
Their meeting also underscored the dichotomy of the two states staying so far apart despite sharing borders.
The diplomatic close shave in Sri Lanka is emblematic of South Asia’s dilemma when it comes to pursuing closer ties with China.
From Sunday, China hosts the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, a meeting aimed at propelling itself into a new growth orbit, taking along 100-plus stakeholders.
While there was just the lone case of an IS-linked individual in 2013, and 6 cases in 2014, the number shot up to 35 in 2015, and 75 in 2016.
For India to turn to The Hague marks an almost seismic reversal of policy.
The ABC figures show that while the circulation figures for print publications is on the decline in most developed markets, India shows an unusual spike.
A committee appointed by the Defence Ministry has recommended creating 3 integrated theatre commands of the Indian armed forces — northern, western and southern — instead of the 17 in place currently. The Indian Express explains how this may work.
The scale of the programme was not proportionate to the size of the achievement; a vaccine developed entirely at the National Institute of Immunology.
Fodder scam: The Indian Express explains a scam that first rocked Bihar two decades ago and sent Lalu to jail.
Sridevi, Malaika Arora, Bipasha Basu: Fashion hits and misses of the week