Explained: Why August 15 Was Chosen As India’s Independence Day


Explained Forum: What The Maharashtra, Haryana Results Teach Us

The big takeaways for BJP and Congress.

Explained Forum: What We Learnt From India’s Trouncing Of SA

India completed a 3-0 whitewash of South Africa with yet another comprehensive innings and 202 runs in the third and final Test in Ranchi on Tuesday.

Explained: Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019

In an attempt to curb traffic rules violation, the Act imposes heavy fines, which will go up annually every April by 10%.

Explained: How films are certified, why it causes dispute

Recently, CBFC earned the ire of Bombay High Court after it gave the U/A certificate to Chidiakhana, a film by the CFSI

Express Explained: Reading the verdict, to understand the New Government

The world’s largest democratic exercise has returned Narendra Modi to power with a mandate that has set a new record. What message have the people of India sent, and what lessons do their decision hold - for both the government and the opposition?

Explained: Who Is General Faiz Hamid, The New ISI Chief?

As ISI chief, Hameed will be instrumental in not only running the country, but also managing its foreign policy - including Pakistan's relations with India.

Why Pakistan Was Not Invited To PM Modi’s Swearing-in Ceremony

As part of India's 'Neighbourhood First' policy, invitations to PM Narendra Modi's swearing in ceremony were extended to leaders from the BIMSTEC group as well as Central Asia. Pakistan is the only neighbouring country to not get an invite

Explained: How Does Huawei’s Android Cancellation Affect You

If you own a Huawei phone, you might not able to run Google's proprietary services and apps like Gmail, YouTube, and Chrome in the future

Explained: The Historical Significance of Kolkata’s Vidyasagar College

We take a look at where Vidyasagar stands in the history of Indian social reform

Explained: Why Cyclone Fani Is An Unusual Storm

Cyclone Fani is generating storms with wind speeds as high as 200 km per hour which is why it’s categorised as an “extremely severe cyclone”.

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