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.
The Modi government’s offer of a 6 per cent rise in DA does indeed matter, but only in the short term.
India’s resources in Yemen are depleted as it does not have an embassy there any longer.
The ex-servicemen are satisfied with OROP being implemented from July 1, 2014, and with 2013 as the base year for calculating the new pensions.
The temporary meat ban, which has been in place since 1964 as a mark of respect to a Jain festival, has now pitted Marathi parties against the ruling BJP.
For the RSS, the stakes are high with a BJP-majority government at the Centre for the first time. Indian Express traces the history of RSS’s relations with governments down the years.
The acknowledgement of global concerns which are impacting India calmed the BSE Sensex, which had closed below the 25,000-mark for the first time in 15 months, losing 308 points on Monday.
There is considerable surprise in the party over the young Rahul Gandhi’s reluctance to take over the top job.
Those close to Rahul Gandhi say his ascension is not too far away. According to one leader, it is a "matter of months."
A year after the September 2014 J&K floods, people in Kashmir Valley, which bore the brunt of the devastation, are still counting their losses.
The concern that the BJP is winning over its cadres may have influenced the CPM to look at new forms of gestural politics that nearly mimic the Sangh Parivar’s religion-centric mobilisations.
In March this year, the High Court rejected the sedition charges against Trivedi, saying that people cannot be charged for sedition for simply criticising the government.
The FTII student body, on its part, had planned a hunger strike as the last measure when all other tactics failed.
The census put the total leopard population of the country at 12,000-14,-000. It did not, however, account for 12,000-14,000 leopards in the country. Neither did it survey the entire country.
On May 26, 2014 when the Narendra Modi government took the oath of office, the Sensex closed at 24,716 and the markets are now just marginally above those levels.
What India’s policy makers need is guidance and information on how more successful countries have managed to do so.
The iron first approach of the government to deal with any kind of protest in the valley is symptomatic of a dictatorial approach by an elected government.
It was BJP’s rise that made Mulayam the biggest leader of Muslims in UP. And it is essential that BJP stays strong so that the Muslims remain with him.
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