Aruna’s story also has a legacy, by omission, to state accountability for rape victims.
Shyamlal Yadav outlines the national effort to clean the holy river, its history, and what has changed.
What is a money bill, where do the two houses stand vis-à-vis money bills, and why is this being debated?
The deal, thus, could potentially open the road to civil war, or something resembling it.
Colony licences issued in Sector 83 of Gurgaon are now under scrutiny. Varinder Bhatia explains what the sector meant to real estate players.
Why treating 16-18-year-olds — even those accused of heinous crimes — as adults remains problematic.
At least half-a-dozen loans, adding up to Rs 11 cr, do not find mention in the list on P 852 of order.
What were the meetings that the former CBI Director had that the Supreme Court has deemed inappropriate and fit for investigation? APPU ESTHOSE SURESH recalls the case of the visitors’ books.
A Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act was passed in 1988 to put an end to such transactions, and to empower the government to recover such property.
A Vaishnav satradhikar has quit celibacy. Samudra Gupta Kashyap describes this Assam institution.
It is sad that Kevin Pietersen, a great batsman, will never play another international match. But there are reasons why this had to happen.
Shaji Vikraman tells the story of the new Development Bank to be headed by K V Kamath.
Rahul Gandhi has alleged that the Centre’s 'politics of revenge' has crippled development projects in Amethi.
As PM Narendra Modi leaves on a crucial visit to China tomorrow, Sushant Singh lists what’s top of mind in both New Delhi and Beijing.
Experts have been warning that a catastrophic ‘Great Earthquake’ is due in the Himalayas any time.
Shubhangi Khapre on the row that has been stalling Parliament.
A return to the non-adversarial relationship that prevailed then could help script another landmark agreement this time too.
The Chinese manja is becoming a death trap for birds that get entangled in them.
The Young Mizo Association has a member in virtually every Mizo home, and combines aggressive social activism with counselling for addicts.
Pak Taliban have claimed they brought down the army helicopter on May 8 — a claim that the Pak army rejects. Praveen Swami examines.
The Bill has been described as a reform measure of unparalleled importance in independent India. But several challenges remain. Shruti Srivastava explains.
It is important that K V Kamath succeeds at BRICS Bank in Shanghai — it will be evidence of the ability of an Indian leader to build a global institution Some time in 1985-86 — in the days of administered rates and the notorious licence raj regime, K V Kamath, then a young officer in […]
Karnataka proposes two dam projects on river; TN says they violate final award of disputes tribunal
The National Investigation Agency has a staff strength of 488 to the FBI’s 34,019 — of whom 12,979 are agents, or trained investigators. The NIA’s budget is less than Rs 50 crore, the FBI’s $8 billion
For now, the biggest market share among these new entrants is that of Lenovo, the numbers driven up primarily by its acquisition of Motorola, which has at least two very popular budget smartphones in India.
After 2001, new norms were enforced for a city turned to rubble: no multi-storey buildings, main roads at least 9 metres wide
The model predicts that prices will rise as the assembly progresses, with the final seller receiving the highest price.
There have been several cases earlier in which high-profile accused were charged after hit-and-run mishaps under Section 304 Part II.
Since February, Arvind Kejriwal and Najeeb Jung have argued on the extent of their powers to make laws for the National Capital Territory.
Over the last 3 weeks, Gen Raheel Sharif and others have blamed the Research & Analysis Wing for everything from killings in Karachi to the insurgency in Balochistan.
Bowel cancer, also called colorectal cancer, is the second most common cancer in men and the third most common cancer in women worldwide.
Maoism had its moment in Kerala in the late 1960s and 1970s.
Urine-fertilised plants invariably resulted in higher yields than non-fertilised plants.
The Indian economy made a decisive structural turn in 1991. A new series looks back at events in the transition and the ways in which they’re playing out now.
Shubhajit Roy describes the background, details of India-Bangladesh land swap deal.
OTT messaging apps have grown in popularity over the years, often at the cost of traditional SMS.