The United Nations has issued an unusual safety advisory, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) and World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) have warned of future heatwaves.
Amid growing fears of another drought year, Maharashtra has revived talk of cloud seeding. Indian Express explains the process, what it might achieve.
The Railways hopes to reach all state capitals in the Northeast by March 2020.
The Nabakalebara, divine re-embodiment of Lord Jagannath, happens once every 12-19 years.
The BJP’s rise — it bagged 10 per cent of votes in the 2014 general election, up from 6 per cent in 2009 — seems to be hurting the Left.
The phenomenon behind the unexpectedly good rainfall this June — and whose swing-away now is likely to allow the El Nino to have full play.
Who is doing it — and what they have found so far...
At FICCI, Vajpayee employed his celebrated oratory to sketch his government’s vision of connecting the country through a network of world-class highways.
Swadeshi Jagran Manch, AN RSS affiliate,has described several provisions of the Bill as 'detestable and unacceptable'.
Lets understand what is happening in Greece and what happens now.
The first real possibility of a Grexit emerged in 2012. Since then, it has cost hundreds of billions to keep it in the Eurozone.
Shares of Indian companies with exposure to Europe, including IT firms, faced pronounced selling pressure on Monday.
Probably the Congress’s increasing nervousness about a Raj Bhawan that has a finger on Assam’s pulse as crucial Assembly elections approach.
In 1975, the government of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency, widely seen as the darkest hour of India’s democracy.
The official reason for not liberalising imports is the possibility of their leading to the closure of many (read, inefficient) domestic plants.
On night of June 25-25, hundreds arrested under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA). Police wake up JP in middle of the night; he makes his famous comment 'Vinaash kaale vipreet buddhi'.
One lesson of that time turned out subsequently to be a blueprint for Opposition success. It learnt that the adage about Strength in Unity was not just a cliché.
On this day in 1975, the government of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency, widely seen as the darkest hour of India’s democracy. Amrith Lal recalls what happened, and why.
Amid the global outrage over the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, China had backed the Indian move to designate Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Hafiz Saeed and Lakhvi as terrorists.
Vested interests have scuttled earlier attempts at cutting back the cash economy. To succeed, the Finance Ministry’s latest bid must focus on making the cost of cash transactions unaffordable.
Indian Express answers the key questions that Mother Teresa’s iconic charity might face in the days ahead.
Proof that a sixth is upon us lies in showing that current rates of extinction are above the ‘background’ rate prevailing in the previous five extinctions.
The new policy statement allowed foreign direct investment up to 51 per cent and automatic approval for technology agreements in high-priority industries.
Mahendra Singh Manral explains the alleged EWS school admissions racket that the Delhi Police busted last week.
The share of foreign liquor and wine in urban India’s drink is more than double that in rural India.
Fish oil helps some children, but popping pills may not.
What is the ‘conference of parties’, and why you will hear more about it as the year-end approaches.
Multi-city research led by NIV shows patterns of virus seasonality that should inform vaccination times.
In beating back Monday’s attackers, Afghan forces showed they might yet stand and deliver — concerted international action, however, remains key.
For the period 2003-12, the total amount of vegetation above the ground has increased by about 4 billion tonnes of carbon.
All political parties who contest the Lok Sabha elections are mandated to file their election expenditure statement within 90 days of the completion of the polls.
Party chief Sharad Pawar broke his silence and came out in Bhujbal’s defence only after the latter called on him on Thursday.
If present trends continue, this century may well witness extraordinary climate change and an unprecedented destruction of ecosystems, with serious consequences for all of us, said Pope.
The previous limit, which was fixed three years ago under the previous UPA government, was Rs 1 lakh under EWS and Rs 1-2 lakh for LIG.
The results of a new trial, shows that a “rigorously designed and executed sexual assault resistance program was successful in substantially reducing the occurrence of sexual assaults.
Since the financial crisis broke out in February, not a single meeting of the EDMC has taken place without sanitation workers raising slogans outside.