A new President, Ibrahim Solih, takes over in the Maldives on November 17. India is relieved at the defeat of the pro-China Yameen, but has its fingers crossed over what happens in the Indian Ocean archipelago now.
Both genders taken together, the death rate in India was 84.8 per lakh among children under 5, and 2.9 per lakh in the age group 5-14.
For the last eight days, more than 40,000 drivers, registered with the app-based cabs like Ola and Uber, have been off roads in Mumbai. Here's why.
Last week, a Lok Sabha MP quit all party posts, following a Rajya Sabha MP last month. What is it about? Can it matter to the long-time NDA constituent’s prospects in Punjab?
President-elect Jair Bolsonaro is proudly homophobic, openly misogynistic, swears by family and religious values, and has vowed to “cleanse” Brazil of corruption.
The India-Japan economic relationship is old and deep, but their bilateral trade continues to lack volumes. Where do these ties stand now, and what is planned for the future — in both new and traditional areas?
State-wise, Kerala had the highest number of MLAs (33) who did not submit PAN details. Among those reelected, 11 MPs and 35 MLAs submitted PAN details that showed dissimilarities in the two affidavits.
A feud within the Chautala political family of Haryana has become public, with present patriarch Om Prakash Chautala suspending two of his grandsons from his party, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD).
Oxytocin is chemically synthesised and sold by pharmaceutical companies across the world, and used as a drug during childbirth because it can contract the uterus and induce delivery, control bleeding, and promote the release of breast milk.
Dr Lotay Tshering, whose party has won the elections, wants to reduce dependence on hydroelectricity, a sector in which India is heavily invested. With China lurking, an old relationship enters a crucial phase
The Haryana Roadways has now set a record for the biggest and longest-ever agitation launched by its employees. Several rounds of talks between the protesters and the government have failed and the strike continues.
News media worldwide has been reporting an Australian entrepreneur-politician’s renewed plans to build Titanic II, a replica of the ill-fated Titanic, and send the ship to retrace the voyage from Southampton to New York.
27 years before the four Intelligence Bureau operatives were arrested outside Alok Verma house, Haryana cops outside Rajiv Gandhi home
Major bypoll looms after HC upholds disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs. Palaniswami and Panneerselvam have got temporary relief, but how will their battle against Dhinakaran and DMK unfold now?
Twitter saw more #MeToo tweets from India in the month ending October 19 than any single month in the US over the past year.
Reports on the Sabarimala temple controversy have referred repeatedly to the TDB, the erstwhile royal family of Pandalam, and temple thantri’s (supreme priest’s) Thazhamon family. What are their functions?
What laws govern the appointment and removal of the CBI Director? How does the CVC recommendation — and the government move — to divest Alok Verma of his functions stack up against these provisions?
A look at what the elections are for, and the issues that are dominating them, from the confirmation of Supreme Court judge Brett Kavanaugh to the ongoing march of migrants from Central America.
The Supreme Court Wednesday said no Bharat Stage IV vehicle shall be sold across the country with effect from April 1, 2020.
Fireworks minus pollutants. At what stage are they?