FIIs can invest as much as $ 30 billion in government securities and $ 51 billion in corporate debt instruments such as commercial paper and bonds.
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is expected to identify those who illegally entered Assam after 1971.
Kozhikode tragedy was a ‘one-off’, but ego clashes and communication gaps between CISF and AAI ensure the seat belt sign is mostly on at India’s airports
Pranav Kulkarni describes where the hunt for the missing Dornier lies.
Former IPL chief Lalit Modi, now at the centre of a row also involving EAM Sushma Swaraj, faces an ‘Interpol Blue Corner Notice’. Vijaita Singh explains what this means.
Is the proposed freeway based on land reclamation really a ‘dream come true’ or a nightmare in waiting?
India's top film institute has too many students, too few teachers and, allegedly, too little freedom.
Researchers who have studied chimps for well over a decade and a half have now established that they also share with human beings a taste for alcohol.
The Indian Express reported the alleged detention and torture of a PG student for 27 hours by a group of teachers allegedly acting under the instructions of VC Chandra Krishnamurthy.
The process of repatriation of displaced Bru tribals from Tripura to Mizoram that began in 2010 is set to be wound up. But like earlier attempts, this phase too has seen little success.
Census 2011 shows the disabled have a better chance of getting married than other Indians.
Coomi Kapoor discusses the days leading up to the Emergency imposed by the then PM Indira Gandhi.
Late last year, an intervention by Meghalaya High Court over Constitutional freedoms re-ignited an old cultural disagreement over what is supreme in the state: tradition or law. Traditional tribal institutions that have “governed” communities for centuries, have repeatedly locked horns with the state over this contested turf. At the end of May, the government moved […]
An Indian is at the heart of a raging XDR TB scare in the US. ABANTIKA GHOSH describes the battle against the disease in India, its details and contours.
From NSSO data comes a key feature of vegetarianism: states that consume more milk go slow on egg, fish, meat.
For years now, Pakistan has claimed the massacre at Lanjote was carried out by Indian special forces.
Here are the profiles the 21 SF, the Indian Army unit that raided Naga militant camps deep inside Myanmar to inflict ‘significant casualties’ on those who killed 18 soldiers of the 6 Dogra on June 4.
The Centre has ‘postponed’ the bid to be a UNESCO World Heritage City. Why? And what happens now?
Shalini Narayan tells the story of the controversy that this week exploded into a fresh confrontation between the AAP government and LG Najeeb Jung .
The RBI’s perceived lack of enthusiasm this time around may have been because of the overhang of a series of scams during the UPA regime.
Bombay High Court tells state govt to frame rehabilitation scheme for horses and 700 families operating the business.
Erdogan has been a reluctant ally in the campaign against the Islamic State; has been accused of playing a double game in Syria.
Sreenivas Janyala tells the story of the dramatic cash-for-vote allegation in Telangana that has had Chief Ministers N Chandrababu Naidu and K Chandrasekhara Rao at each other’s throats.
Though Pakistan, like India, has linked G-B’s fate to that of the Kashmir issue, it treats the region differently from “Azad” Kashmir.
Major depressive disorder, anaemia, back pain and migraine are leading causes of Years Lived with Disability (YLDs) in India, shows global analysis.
The attack is seen as an attempt by a miffed and slighted Khaplang to send out the message that they cannot be ignored.
Esha Raoy profiles the NSCN (Khaplang), KYKL and KCP — outfits that killed 18 Army personnel in Manipur’s Chandel district last week.
P Vaidyanathan Iyer explains the issues in the denial of security clearance by the Home Ministry to the Marans’ satellite TV channels, and where they might lead.
A sampling of scholarship suggests both ancient Indian texts and rulers adopted a mixed approach — condoning as well as prohibiting the killing and consumption of cows, depending on circumstances.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced in the Budget the setting up of an AIIMS in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Food Safety Act, and subsequent rules, spare ‘no person’, and allow ‘no advertisement’ that misleads. But the extent of a brand ambassador’s liability — if any — awaits an interpretation in court.
Dr Suryachandra Rao, Associate Mission Director, Monsoon Mission, at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), explains a key atmosphere-ocean phenomenon.
The SC directive that Aadhaar can’t be made mandatory for any service — which the government can’t oppose until Aadhaar gets legal validity — has complicated the issue.
Big names, including Somnath Chatterjee, could face summons over the Kolkata massacre of 17 Ananda Margis.
The govt is open to taking the Capt Saurabh Kalia case to International Court of Justice. SUSHANT SINGH examines the facts, issues.
Fishermen can defy trawling window ban because of the way they, and the business, are organised.
India Couture Week 2017 kicks off with Anamika Khanna Installation Show