The objective of the CoP-21 negotiations is to deliver an agreement to facilitate reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the only way to mitigate climate change.
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia plans to cut school syllabi to ‘reduce pressure’ on children so they have more time for vocational skills, arts and sport.
A section of the academia and the students feel that these guidelines infringe upon the individual liberties and privacy.
So long as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose lives in the popular imagination, he cannot possibly die.
The BJP has fielded five Yadavs in the first list as per composition of the Assembly segment.
Every hour in 2014, 16 people died in 56 accidents in India, according to a ‘Road Accident Report’ by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Type of accident: Hit-and-run accidents went up by 7.6% since 2013 — from 49,576 to 53,334. The number of people killed in such accidents went up Killer cities: # 50 […]
Wickremesinghe believes the project, which he spoke about even before becoming the Prime Minister in January this year, is the right prescription for Sri Lanka.
At the end of a two-day meeting, America’s central bank will decide if it is time to raise interest rates, the first since June 2006. Indian Express explains why economies around the world are worried.
The states which have pushed into the top flight are the relatively poorer states but it has taken little to clean up their act.
Effective implementation of Janhit Guarantee Act 2011 by the Samajwadi Party government is said to be another key factor in UP scoring high in the WB report.
It is widely known that majority in the UN security Council do not want the council to be expanded.
The criticism of AIMIM helping the BJP is something the party has faced several times before. In fact, at several forums, Owaisi himself has answered questions about his entry being beneficial for the BJP.
111 people were killed and 394 injured last Friday when a construction crane fell inside the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Of the 38 districts of Bihar, Patna at 43.7 lakh electors has the highest number of electors, who form 6.54% of the total electorate in the state.
Britain’s new Labour Party leader, is considered too radical even for the left-wing party that he has been elected to lead. The man, his politics, his policies.
The BJP is wary of Manjhi in a situation when Manjhi party's tally can add to form a government of Grand Alliance. Manjhi has got 20 seats to fight in the forthcoming polls.
A Goldman Sachs report released on Monday such changes could help economy leapfrog a generation of creating physical infrastructure and boost GDP growth.
The Aedes aegypti vector mosquito which breeds during the rains continues to reproduce and add to its numbers usually till the winter months.
When the Congress Working Committee last week gave one more year to the party to complete internal elections, thereby putting off Rahul Gandhi’s much-expected elevation to party chief, it tried its best to convey that it was serious about these polls. The Congress also claimed that the process was being delayed only to incorporate changes made […]
The assets case against Mulayam has seen several twists and turns, many of these coinciding with his political moves. His breakaway from the Grand Alliance in Bihar is just the latest.
Unlike Germany and France, Hungary has adopted a tougher stand against the influx of migrants — including plans to seal borders — despite criticism.
Whether it is conspiracy or the ambition of the man from Hyderabad to expand his support base, Owaisi may upset some political arithmetic of Bihar election, which will be keenly contested.
Industry experts say that Kota is perhaps the only city to have the highest number of IITians living in it. Even MBBS and MD graduates come back to the city to teach.
The UNPF estimates that more than 28,000 women may be at risk of gender-based violence in Nepal in the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake.
The talks are going ahead against the backdrop of escalating tensions between the two countries
The competition between parties has invoked a senseless contest for visibility – a game where hardly any rules apply.
The question of censorship vs certification, in a vibrant democracy, and in an age where everything is a download away, needs to be addressed with a great deal more thought than it has been till now.
On Wednesday, after flowing 124 km, water from the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh reached the Krishna delta region, marking a milestone in the river-interlinking project.
As the Saudi Arabian embassy invokes the immunity clause for its diplomat accused of rape, Indian Express explains the guidelines that govern such privileges and looks at how India reacted when its envoys got into trouble abroad.
After the banning of beef in March which drew limited protests from largely Muslims and Dalits, the state is witnessing yet another attempt to curb non-vegetarian eating habits.
While it is an incident of serious crime allegedly committed by the diplomat, the Saudi embassy having digging in its heels and rejecting the allegations against its diplomat has made it difficult.
Tuesday’s Saudi-led air raid on Yemen’s Hodeidah port in which 7 Indians have been reported missing, has thrown the spotlight on another deadly crisis in the war-torn country: fuel shortage.
Former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi, an emerging Mahadalit leader, has been blowing hot and cold on Ram Vilas Paswan, an MP since 1977
A few left-leaning litterateurs have dubbed this meeting a 'Hindu' not Hindi conference.
As history shows, schemes without an amnesty on offer have hardly succeeded. The timing also won’t help given that gold prices have been on a southward course since it peaked a couple of years ago.
As Delhi University votes on Friday, a look at some of the Lyngdoh election guidelines that are routinely flouted.