May 20, 2022 1:44 pm
On what basis has the Supreme Court cleared local body elections in Madhya Pradesh? What is the legal position in the case of Maharashtra now? Why are states so keen to hold these elections — and what is the problem with collecting the OBC data?
May 19, 2022 8:28 am
A G Perarivalan was sentenced to death by a TADA court in 1998 in the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case, and the sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court in 1999.
May 10, 2022 8:08 pm
Over 500 DMK workers, including four MLAs, were arrested over the protest in Puducherry. We explain what led to the agitation.
May 07, 2022 11:52 am
The Bagga case has shown how bitter politics transforms a routine procedure into a full-blown inter-state row and sets a disturbing precedent for states to prevent arrest by another state or the Centre.
May 07, 2022 7:29 am
BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga's arrest has led to Delhi police filing a case against Punjab police. What rules govern an arrest by police of one state in another, and what procedures are followed?
May 06, 2022 10:34 am
J&K delimitation: Delimitation panel report has added 6 Assembly seats to Jammu, 1 to Kashmir, and redrawn Assembly as well as Lok Sabha seats. What will the impact be?
April 29, 2022 12:26 pm
Coming in the run-up to the Assembly elections in Himachal this year, the Centre's assurance to 'favourably consider' the Hatti community's inclusion among Scheduled Tribes has political significance. We explain the context and the implications of the move.
April 26, 2022 9:37 am
Ahead of the February Assembly election, the BJP govt had honoured the veteran Congress leader for his 50 years as MLA. A case in the HC now says it violated the 91st Amendment
April 21, 2022 7:47 am
What is the PSI recruitment scam and how was the fraud unearthed? The Indian Express explains.
April 19, 2022 12:42 pm
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has announced 300 free units of electricity for consumers across the state. A look at the nitty-gritties of AAP's plan, and how the state power department is approaching the July 1 deadline.