Explained: What Happens When A Chief Minister Dies In Office?

Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was the 18th CM to die in office

explained-video

How Notre Dame Is The Most Important Witness Of French History

The iconic medieval era cathedral, Notre Dame in Paris, caught a massive fire on Monday.

Elections 2019: How BJP’s manifesto stacks up against the Congress’

Here is a comparison of the promises made by the two parties

Explained: How do political campaigns go viral?

In the run up to the 2019 General Elections, here is a look at how political campaign messages are distributed by political parties across social media

Explained: What Is Mission Shakti?

Prime Minister announced that India had become the fourth country in the world to successfully hit a low-orbit satellite in space with an anti-satellite missile

Explained: What The Mankading Controversy’s All About

Why Ravichandran Ashwin is facing criticism for 'Mankading' Jos Buttler in an IPL match

Explained: What Happens When A Chief Minister Dies In Office?

Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was the 18th CM to die in office

Explained: India’s Love-Hate Relationship With Valentine’s Day

India seems to have a love-hate relationship with February 14th, also known as Valentine's Day. From malls in big cities to marathons in rural India, we have found a way to celebrate Valentine's day in the most unique ways possible

Explained: Decoding The Withdrawal Of Security For Kashmiri Separatists

After the Pulwama attack that killed 40 security personnel, the government on Sunday withdrew the security provided to some Hurriyat leaders. The central government also asked for a review of the security provided to other separatist leaders.

Explained: Why Caste, Not Class, Determined Quotas In India

The Union Cabinet recently introduced a bill to provide 10 percent reservation in higher education and jobs to the Economically Weaker Sections from the 'General' category.

Explained: Here’s How to Take a Perfect Selfie

There are jobs that pay you for a perfect selfie. That's also how many social media influencers earn as brands have branched into getting them to endorse their products.

Explained: Mamata Banerjee Vs CBI

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is holding an indefinite protest following the CBI's attempt to interrogate the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar.

Explained: Where Are India’s 2,454 Captive Elephants, And With Whom

India's first-ever official survey has put the number of captive elephants in the country at 2,454.

Explained: Are EVMs Foolproof?

Paper ballots or electronic voting? We break down the controversy behind EVMs.

Explained – Why Is China Shielding JeM Chief, Maulana Masood Azhar?

China has repeatedly blocked India's attempts to get Azhar listed as a 'global terrorist' by the United Nations Security Council.

Explained: Why Modi Govt’s Biggest Critic Wants To Remain An Ally?

After criticising the BJP for five years, why has the Shiv Sena decided to stay on with its old partner?

Explained – India’s War Memorial

The National War Memorial will honour the sacrifice of 25,942 soldiers who died in the service of the nation since Independence

Explained: Why Documentaries Set In India Are A Big Hit At The Oscars

How India-based film on menstruation caught world’s eye and took home an Oscar

How Women’s Reservation Remains A Bumpy Ride To Nowhere

The long-standing debate on women’s reservation has resurfaced

Explained: Model Code of Conduct

With the announcement of dates, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) has come into force and lays down a list of dos and don'ts for the political parties ahead of elections. Here's what the MCC means

Why First-time Voters Are Important In This Lok Sabha Elections

For many political parties, this voter base could change their fortunes