UTKARSH ANAND examines the laws, rules and issues around the death penalty, and the circumstances warranting execution in India.
Gujarat Governor O P Kohli last week sent the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill, 2015 for the President’s assent.
The new Companies Act mandates Board structures and processes that seek to promote good corporate governance practices.
The scale of the Trinamool Congress victory is overwhelming. At the same time, the different dimensions of the outcome make the CPM-BJP allegations of “state sponsored terror” hard to substantiate.
As Srinivasan v Thakur hots up, SHAMIK CHAKRABARTY chronicles the playing, missing and hitting in BCCI.
‘No 50-storey building in the world has survived a major earthquake, even after adhering to norms’.
The region and particular fault has a history of damaging earthquakes, Earle said, warning that landslides are a particular worry now.
Newsline explains what subsidy means to a middle class family and how subsidy scheme works.
Harish Damodaran explains the relationship between El Niño and the Indian monsoon, and the implications for the economy.
Sreenivas Janyala explains why Red Sanders wood is so rare, coveted, and at the centre of bloody scrubland gunbattles in the east central Deccan.
The draft plan was released by BMC in February this year and has now been put up on its website.
Supreme Court last week stayed an order of the Armed Forces Tribunal, which had, on March 2, quashed the Army’s 2009 promotion policy.
IRNSS 1D, which was launched on Saturday from Sriharikota, is the fourth satellite to be launched.
A train is said to have “overshot” a signal — technically referred to in Indian Railways jargon as ‘Signal Passing At Danger’.
He was one of the 35 wanted accused named in the Mumbai Police chargesheet.
In July 2014, former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg recorded Kejriwal purportedly proposing a plan to break six members from the eight-MLA Congress.
The House decides on a motion moved by a member who will comprise the select committee.
Seema Chishti unpacks SC order which says that a ‘re-convert’ to Hinduism from Christianity would be entitled to quota benefits.
In burning alive Jordanian pilot Lt Muath al-Kaseasbeh, the Islamic State breached a new frontier of brutality.
What is the so-called Censor Board, and what does it do?
PARIMAL DABHI explains Gujarat’s two-child election requirement.
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.
Of the remaining 39 files, four are ‘Top Secret’, 20 ‘Secret’, five ‘Classified’ and 10 ‘Unclassifed’.
SHUBHAJIT ROY explains the origin of pact and the issues that have delayed its ratification.
It is expected that the building blocks of the climate agreement would be created in Lima.
Seema Chishti explains issues in the debate.
Sandeep Singh explains how the Indian economy stands to gain.
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.
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?
The two states have been disputing their shared border ever since one was carved out of the other.
A look at the role Planning Commission has played over its 64 years.
The Yazidis are one of the world’s smallest and oldest monotheistic religious minorities.
Community is widely seen as dominant, but assembly polls are due and Marathas account for a third of the state’s population.
Top MPPEB officials colluded with organised syndicates, brokers, politicians, parents, and students.
It involves misappropriation of funds meant for various projects, something that became apparent in 2012.