An analysis of the contents of the President’s Address to both Houses of Parliament over the years.
If Imran Khan’s petition succeeds, the 2018 polls will be his to lose. If it does not, charges of corruption will likely never stick to Nawaz Sharif again.
There is no historical evidence that Padmavati existed. The poem was written over 200 years after the events it purports to describe occurred. The controversy over the film is a battle of competing narratives.
Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act allows for ‘divorce by mutual consent’ in a two step process.
Four significant political manoeuvres in the states by Rahul Gandhi, the SP alliance being the latest, underscore a clear effort to shed the past and see the future — for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
A look at the Act and the number of people detained under it.
On January 24, the Union Cabinet approved the IIM Bill, granting the 20 Indian Institutes of Management more autonomy than they currently enjoy.
Sharif’s visit to the centuries’ old complex associated with Shiva coincided with daily hearings in an offshore assets case against him that could lead to his disqualification and upend his government.
Conceived under Obama administration, India-US bilateral defence projects have shown little progress.
On Budget day, February 28, 2003, Singh said that despite grave uncertainties on the oil front, the government had by and large absorbed the rise in crude prices.
India is an outlier in the G20 in continuing to have an elaborate process of presenting the national Budget, accompanied by an annual ritual of hype.
For the first time, India has laid out the red carpet for a leader who’s not a Head of Govt or State. From investments to security cooperation, it has many reasons to invest in MBZ, as the Sheikh is known.
Following the arrests, the Supreme Court questioned the ACB on the arrests, and gave the ex-VC conditional bail while asking the other accused to move the lower court for bail.
On his first weekday at work, the US President ‘terminated’ the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the biggest trade deal in history, Barack Obama’s signature achievement and the proposed American counter to China’s economic influence in the region.
It is tempting to dismiss the protests as an emotional response triggered by cultural pride as the political establishment has done.
India must prepare for his buy-American-hire-American protectionism
Verma, whose term has been cut short abruptly with the change in the US administration, saw a fresh momentum in the ties during his term.
Supporters say it’s a way of life; animal rights activists call it undisguised cruelty.
An extraordinary operation is currently under way to boost the water level in Chandigarh’s beloved lake. How did things reach a stage where it was deemed necessary to pump water into it? What are the logistics of the project?
The three emerging youth leaders of Gujarat -- Hardik, Mevani and OBC leader Alpesh Thakor -- have shown signs of joining hands, although Thakor has not yet reacted to Hardik's return.
The intention is to take progressively strict steps even before an emergency is reached. But it will require coordination among at least 16 agencies.
According to media reports in Nepal, the NRB delegation sought an exchange facility, where Nepal citizens could turn in old notes of up to Rs 25,000.
A look at the menu for Central Armed Police Forces and how food reaches their tables
ABANTIKA GHOSH explains how measles-rubella, pneumococcal conjugate and rotavirus vaccines will boost the Universal Immunisation Programme.
Special constitutional provisions make the Delhi LG’s office more powerful, but if Bedi chooses to be difficult, there is little that the Puducherry govt can do.
No NOC is required for dual-use items. Even then, while only 39 NOCs were issues in FY 2013-14, the number rose to 191 in FY 2015-16.
In 2016, the number of bodies of Maoists recovered jumped 200% over 2015, the number of surrenders shot up by an unprecedented 270%. But such good numbers could be too good to be true, some suspect.
It was reasoned that freedom to fix rates would lead to banks attracting funds that were otherwise not drawn into the banking system.
A month before voting begins, UP is in flux, the political picture is even more complex than what the state has a reputation for.
It’s the biggest change in radio technology since the shift from AM to FM. What will be different?
After asking the RBI Governor tough questions and threatening to call in the PM to explain demonetisation, Parliament’s PAC is back in the news. Anand Mishra tells the Committee’s story
To promote cashless transactions following the scrapping of high-denomination currency notes, the government had waived the MDR on fuel purchases for consumers.
3 out of 5 agricultural labourers who committed suicide were pushed by these factors, Maharashtra saw the most tragedies, 2015 NCRB data show.
The Indian Express explains the tussle between producers and theatre owners that has kept even the likes of superstar Mohanlal waiting outside cinemas.
Maharashtra led all states in farmer suicide numbers in 2015, according to NCRB figures.
NSSO data show increasing use of debt to meet household expenses rather than to create productive assets.