It is sad to see a promising politician stumble and be in danger of falling flat on his face. Till the Janata Dal United’s setback in Bihar in the last
Hyderabad: When Telangana announced a three-week window for free registration of land that had exchanged hands via handwritten notes on plain paper, the offer triggered more than a million applications. All
The decades-old reputation of the Jana Sangh and its successor, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as a Brahmin-Bania party has been reinforced by a series of recent events. First, its
Kochi, July 16: The parallel streams of two Kochi-based institutions arrived at a logical confluence on Friday as the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) joined hands with the academic community Backwaters
New Delhi, July 15 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Friday said that India was confident that ASEM’s role can be elevated to harness the collective capabilities of two dynamic
Srinagar, July 15 : Normally, unrest is good for the media business. Newspapers thrive on bad news, with circulation and pages often going up to cope with the demand and
A day before Ram Shankar Katheria was sacked the Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD), he had said that there was nothing wrong with the saffronization of education.
New Delhi, July 08 : It’s often been a murky tale of harassment for outstation women students of Delhi University year after year. But now they are preparing a ‘block list’
London, July 7 : As the world marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in human history, hitherto unknown tales of Sikhs during The
Dharamsala, July 5 : Eighty-one and still young. The Dalai Lama believes it’s to do with peace of mind. Turning 81 on July 6, his age is no bar to campaign
China has completed the installation of the world’s largest radio telescope to observe extraterrestrials, according to reports from state media. The last of the telescope’s 4,450 triangular panels was fitted
In the prosperous district of Kannur in one of India’s most prosperous states, Kerala, Eramangalathu Chitralekha, 39, was the first Dalit woman to drive an autorickshaw in 2005. Her new
Nairobi, June 29 : The Kenyan government plans to repatriate about 150,000 Somali refugees from the Dadaab refugee camp by the end of 2016. The plan was revealed in a statement issued
Britons voted in a referendum on Thursday to leave the European Union. Following are answers to key questions on what will happen next in Britain’s relations with the bloc: 1.
New Delhi, Jun 23: The “extra push” given to the textiles industry through an incentive package will help create more jobs and push exports, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said
New Delhi, June 20 : Justifying the Delhi Government’s advertisement wherein Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the SIT probing the anti-Sikh riots in
New Delhi, June 15 : “Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born,” said Alan Kay, a US-based computer science pioneer credited with designing the Dynabook — the basis
New Jersey, June 14 : The massive gun shooting at a nightclub in the American city of Orlando has torn open three old wounds of the country: gun control, immigration, terrorism.
Chennai, June 14 : Its wool is used for making carpets and the Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute will soon start large-scale breeding and research work on the Avikalin variety
Moscow, June 13 : The nuclear power plant at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is resilient to Fukushima-like incidents, say its Russian builders, adding that post the incident in Japan, safety measures