Togadia was found ‘unconscious’ in a park in Ahmedabad on Monday evening. He was admitted to a private hospital.
The 2017 ASER report focuses on 14 to 18-year-olds, interviewing over 30,000 children across 28 rural districts. The Indian Express explains some of its findings.
As Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits India, just months after PM Modi’s July 2017 visit to Israel, ties have never seemed warmer. But clear pragmatic factors are balancing the passion.
The government has decided to not print the last page of the passport, which contains information like the name of the passport holder’s father, mother or spouse, address, Emigration Check Required (ECR) and any old passport number with the date and place of issue.
The text was apparently sent by mistake when an employee at Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency pushed a wrong button during a shift handover.
A brand new mode of identification is on the way from July 1 for Aadhaar card holders to use alongside other systems. Nandagopal Rajan explains how this new mode will work.
A new SIT will examine 186 cases related to the anti-Sikh violence that followed Indira’s assassination.
Health advocates have long argued that prominently displayed pictures of what consumption of tobacco can do to humans — including some grotesque depictions of tumours — help drive home the message more powerfully and effectively.
The Indian Express recalls an old Karnataka-Goa dispute, which is hotting again as a key state election nears
Amid mounting concerns over breach of privacy, UIDAI has announced a new layer of security for Aadhaar, involving VIDs and a system of Limited KYC. But details are unclear, a lot of questions remain unanswered.
While Bitcoin is raising storm warnings, the technology underlying it is being embraced.
SC will revisit its 2013 judgment that upheld the validity of the law against gay sex. The Indian Express traces twists and turns in a long, difficult journey
The question now is whether New Delhi should put all its eggs into the US basket to combat China and Pakistan.
Google’s ‘Year in Search’ report showed ‘How to buy Bitcoin in India’ and ‘What is Bitcoin’ were among the year’s top queries.
Officials said Telangana is a rich state with revenues of nearly Rs 50,000 crore, and is expected to present a Rs 5 lakh crore budget for 2018-19.
The Indian Express presents perspective on the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, which doctors say will foist a ‘non-representative, half-non-medical body’ on the country and on the profession.
For, the country’s stunning growth rate is largely “jobless”. The working age population is estimated at 506,611, and the labour force participation is 61%.
The Indian Express outlines the new scheme, recalls past attempts at election funding reform in India.
The performance of equity markets this calendar year will depend on a number of factors, including the trajectory of inflation.
The battle took place at the village of Koregaon (population 960) 16 miles northeast of Pune, where 800 British troops faced 30,000 Marathas on January 1, 1818.
For Dalits, it is important to send out the message that they matter politically, before the BJP takes a decision on Maratha reservations.
The only superstar who remained unscathed, and consolidated his pole position, was Akshay Kumar.
As 2017 ended, Facebook found itself under fire, and the ways in which the giants of social media handle these issues will determine the ways in which the world consumes and processes information in 2018.
Two new studies from MIT and University of Massachusetts Medical School shed more light on the link between severe infection during pregnancy and autism and identify possible approaches to preventing it.
The Pak army has refused to offer DGMO-level talks to bring the temperature down, probably fearing that it would be perceived as a sign of weakness.
Agricultural prices crashed in April-June, just when a bumper rabi crop had been harvested after two years of drought, and despite demonetisation.
If the last few weeks of 2017 are any indication, New Delhi faces multiple challenges in its proclaimed “neighbourhood first” policy. And in each task that lies ahead, the Chinese footprint is already unmistakable.
Elections will be held to 58 Rajya Sabha seats from 15 states, including Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and West Bengal. The BJP is set to take a sizeable lead over the Congress in Rajya Sabha, paving the way for quicker passage of legislation.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan allowed every member who had given notice objecting to the introduction of the Bill to speak at the time of its moving. There was no such notice from the Congress.
Army killed significantly more militants trying to cross over, but also lost a large number of soldiers. In 2018, it has to be ‘prepared for everything’.
The next year will be big for almost all major sports India plays — cricket, hockey, badminton — with round-the-year action pinning fans down in front of TVs or stuck to mobile phones livestreaming the events.
The pressure to change at a breathless pace has delivered a lot of half-baked technology and devices — many of which were eventually abandoned — into millions of hands across the world. Will 2018 be different?
Parliament in 2017 was marked by disruptions, delays and comparatively less discussion on national issues — but also, the passing of key Bills.
Rs 10 crore have been allocated to develop what will essentially be birth control for India’s “problem” wild animals.
Outside the courtrooms, allegations of judicial activism, and run-ins of the judiciary with the legislature and executive, can be expected to continue.
Expect regional realignments, sharp divisions in political discourse.