Researchers who have studied chimps for well over a decade and a half have now established that they also share with human beings a taste for alcohol.
The Indian Express reported the alleged detention and torture of a PG student for 27 hours by a group of teachers allegedly acting under the instructions of VC Chandra Krishnamurthy.
The process of repatriation of displaced Bru tribals from Tripura to Mizoram that began in 2010 is set to be wound up. But like earlier attempts, this phase too has seen little success.
Census 2011 shows the disabled have a better chance of getting married than other Indians.
Coomi Kapoor discusses the days leading up to the Emergency imposed by the then PM Indira Gandhi.
Late last year, an intervention by Meghalaya High Court over Constitutional freedoms re-ignited an old cultural disagreement over what is supreme in the state: tradition or law. Traditional tribal institutions that have “governed” communities for centuries, have repeatedly locked horns with the state over this contested turf. At the end of May, the government moved […]
An Indian is at the heart of a raging XDR TB scare in the US. ABANTIKA GHOSH describes the battle against the disease in India, its details and contours.
From NSSO data comes a key feature of vegetarianism: states that consume more milk go slow on egg, fish, meat.
For years now, Pakistan has claimed the massacre at Lanjote was carried out by Indian special forces.
Here are the profiles the 21 SF, the Indian Army unit that raided Naga militant camps deep inside Myanmar to inflict ‘significant casualties’ on those who killed 18 soldiers of the 6 Dogra on June 4.
The Centre has ‘postponed’ the bid to be a UNESCO World Heritage City. Why? And what happens now?
Shalini Narayan tells the story of the controversy that this week exploded into a fresh confrontation between the AAP government and LG Najeeb Jung .
The RBI’s perceived lack of enthusiasm this time around may have been because of the overhang of a series of scams during the UPA regime.
Bombay High Court tells state govt to frame rehabilitation scheme for horses and 700 families operating the business.
Erdogan has been a reluctant ally in the campaign against the Islamic State; has been accused of playing a double game in Syria.
Sreenivas Janyala tells the story of the dramatic cash-for-vote allegation in Telangana that has had Chief Ministers N Chandrababu Naidu and K Chandrasekhara Rao at each other’s throats.
Though Pakistan, like India, has linked G-B’s fate to that of the Kashmir issue, it treats the region differently from “Azad” Kashmir.
Major depressive disorder, anaemia, back pain and migraine are leading causes of Years Lived with Disability (YLDs) in India, shows global analysis.
The attack is seen as an attempt by a miffed and slighted Khaplang to send out the message that they cannot be ignored.
Esha Raoy profiles the NSCN (Khaplang), KYKL and KCP — outfits that killed 18 Army personnel in Manipur’s Chandel district last week.