Oct 25, 2014 02:36 AM
‘The government has taken steps to destroy MGNREGA, an act that gives purchasing power to the rural poor, following prejudicial contentions of Bharatiya Janata Party leaders’ It’s no secret that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not
Oct 25, 2014 02:20 AM
The U.S.-based lawsuit filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi is progressing A federal court in New York has signalled its intention to take forward a lawsuit filed in the U.S. against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi by issuing an order on Octobe
Oct 25, 2014 02:06 AM
Alaska’s governor signed a bill on Thursday to officially recognise the State’s 20 indigenous languages in a symbolic move that gives a nod to tribal efforts to save Native American tongues which are at risk of dying out. The move would make
Oct 24, 2014 02:41 AM
Senior advocate Fali S. Nariman appearing in cases before the Supreme Court where his son is a judge has revived an old debate regarding the appropriateness of such appearances In 1967, when U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed the son of U.S. Sup
Oct 24, 2014 02:30 AM
As Maths is compulsorily taught in schools, it sets a healthy democratic precedent to decide the nature of Maths education through a public debate which James Glover has initiated in his response (“Everything Vedic in Vedic Maths,”Oct. 15) to
Oct 22, 2014 02:37 AM
‘Preventive action’ taken by the police during polls is questionable as similar steps are hardly ever taken even in periods of communal violence Swift, unrelenting and decisive use of force — this seems to be the Election Commission&#82
Oct 22, 2014 02:25 AM
Creating a grading mechanism for Indian universities from scratch, particularly in a large, complex, and a disorganised system, is a massive challenge Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani has announced that India will develop a national rank
Oct 21, 2014 02:52 AM
Social scientist Daniel Patrick Moynihan can veritably lay claim to being perhaps the first person to alert an American President directly on global warming It is generally believed that global warming is a concern that is of fairly recent origin. Indee
Oct 21, 2014 02:40 AM
What the U.S. lacks in this moment of looming crisis is a Surgeon-General Three tense weeks since the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the U.S., President Barack Obama named Ron Klain, a former Chief of Staff to Vice Presidents Joe Biden and Al Gore
Oct 20, 2014 02:17 AM
With the West showing that when the politics is inconvenient, it will not make noises about the responsibility to protect citizens, other ideas are needed to stop the bleeding of West Asia The United States and its allies continue to bomb northern Iraq a
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