Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

Full Coverage : EXPLAINED

Explained: Guardian in the sky
March 29, 2015

IRNSS 1D, which was launched on Saturday from Sriharikota, is the fourth satellite to be launched.

Explained: Overshoot to kill
janata Express accident,
March 21, 2015

A train is said to have “overshot” a signal — technically referred to in Indian Railways jargon as ‘Signal Passing At Danger’.

Explained: ‘Terror’ Unleashed
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi
March 14, 2015

He was one of the 35 wanted accused named in the Mumbai Police chargesheet.

Explained: Tale of the sting
Arvind Kejriwal, Rajesh Garg
March 13, 2015

In July 2014, former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg recorded Kejriwal purportedly proposing a plan to break six members from the eight-MLA Congress.

Explained: How a select committee works
Tempers ran high in Rajya Sabha as members tore official copies during protest over Telangana row. (PTI Photo)
March 11, 2015

The House decides on a motion moved by a member who will comprise the select committee.

Return present
Supreme court, hit-and-run cases, law for hit and run case, pusnishment for hit and run case, rash driving, national news, India news, nation news
February 28, 2015

Seema Chishti unpacks SC order which says that a ‘re-convert’ to Hinduism from Christianity would be entitled to quota benefits.

Explained: Why the Islamic State kills, why it has a free run
February 6, 2015

In burning alive Jordanian pilot Lt Muath al-Kaseasbeh, the Islamic State breached a new frontier of brutality.

Cut and thrust before screening
January 21, 2015

What is the so-called Censor Board, and what does it do?

December 9, 2014

PARIMAL DABHI explains Gujarat’s two-child election requirement.

Explained: Article 66A
December 6, 2014

A batch of petitions have alleged that the section tramples upon the Fundamental Right to freedom of speech and expression, and asked that it be declared unconstitutional.

Explained: Everything you need to know about the Netaji files
December 3, 2014

Of the remaining 39 files, four are ‘Top Secret’, 20 ‘Secret’, five ‘Classified’ and 10 ‘Unclassifed’.

Everything you need to know: Land swap in offing with Bangladesh to end disputes
December 2, 2014

SHUBHAJIT ROY explains the origin of pact and the issues that have delayed its ratification.

Towards a climate deal
December 1, 2014

It is expected that the building blocks of the climate agreement would be created in Lima.

Explained: Whose Taj is it?
November 29, 2014

Seema Chishti explains issues in the debate.

Explained: Crude fall a boon for fisc
A dip in domestic fuel prices impacts the WPI inflation as it has a weightage of 9.3 per cent to the index.

Sandeep Singh explains how the Indian economy stands to gain.

Explained: Trust Or Vote
November 14, 2014

There was controversy in the Maha Assembly as the Fadnavis govt won trust by voice vote, and 5 Cong MLAs were suspended for manhandling the Governor. IE explains the issues involved.

JuM-B: An old link with bombmaker ‘Tunda’, a new terror threat to India
October 16, 2014

Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ahamed Hassan Imran, whose name has appeared in media reports, has denied terror links. Who are the JuM-B? Do they have an India connection?

Explained: Assam vs Nagaland, a border dispute of five decades
August 22, 2014

The two states have been disputing their shared border ever since one was carved out of the other.

Public planner govt found out of place in private age
August 19, 2014

A look at the role Planning Commission has played over its 64 years.

Explained: Who are Yazidis
August 12, 2014

The Yazidis are one of the world’s smallest and oldest monotheistic religious minorities.

Did Maharashtra need a Maratha quota?
June 27, 2014

Community is widely seen as dominant, but assembly polls are due and Marathas account for a third of the state’s population.

Explained, the exam scam: When a ‘scorer’ sat next to the examinee
June 19, 2014

Top MPPEB officials colluded with organised syndicates, brokers, politicians, parents, and students.

Maharashtra irrigation scam: Flush with funds, little work to show
June 18, 2014

It involves misappropriation of funds meant for various projects, something that became apparent in 2012.