Vijaita Singh profiles the elite Special Cell of the Delhi Police, currently in the eye of a storm after the killing of a man in a Delhi restaurant in an alleged fake encounter over the weekend.
If not an India-Pakistan nuclear crisis, what then was the Gates mission about?
The tussle in Delhi looks unlikely to be resolved soon. Apart from the hard positions taken by the two sides, Art 239AA and other provisions laying down the power relationship leave room for vagueness.
The Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, or FERA, of 1973 came in the backdrop of major inflationary pressures and an uncertain outlook on exports.
E-tourist visa, or e-TV, is an electronically obtained travel permit that a tourist visiting India can apply for, without having to visit the concerned Indian Embassy or High Commission.
Arun Jaitley had said it is a serious question in a parliamentary democracy wherein the wisdom of a directly elected house is questioned repeatedly by the indirectly elected house.
According to Home Ministry figures, from 2008-14, 992 LWE cadres were killed, 13,657 were arrested, 2,608 surrendered.
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.