Mayawati throws her hat in the ring

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati's birthday has always been a political occasion. Critics may have perceived the grand show of strength and display of presents during her ... Read More

Protests at Sabarimala after 2 women try to enter shrine

India, Jan. 16 -- Two women in their 30s were on Wednesday prevented from entering the Sabarimala temple in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district by angry devotees, days after two others became the first t... Read More

Opinion | A tie-up in UP that spells trouble for the BJP

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- It's a doubles pairing that outdoes all other combinations, one where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahuja... Read More

Opinion | Indian economy in a better place under Arun Jaitley but challenges remain

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- Arun Jaitley will present the last budget of the Narendra Modi government's current term on 1 February. It will be an interim rather than a full budget. The interim budget will l... Read More

Modi 2.0 can't be more reformist than Modi 1.0, says Martin Wolf

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The government that comes to power after the general elections due in April-May may not be able to carry out radical reforms like the present one, even if Prime Minister Narendra... Read More


Mohali, Jan. 16 -- The Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi on Monday stressed the need for training and development of elected women representatives of the Panchayati Raj Inst... Read More

SC not to interfere with Bengal govt's rath yatra decision

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The West Bengal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a setback on Tuesday with the Supreme Court refusing to interfere with the Mamata Banerjee government's decision... Read More

Opinion | Why Supreme Court shouldn't adjudicate quotas, good or bad

New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The recently-legislated 124th constitutional amendment to create a 10% quota in jobs and education based on economic backwardness can be opposed on many grounds. But the one grou... Read More

Will support NGOs wanting to make organic products: Maneka

Chandigarh, Jan. 16 -- Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi on Monday said her department will support any non-governmental organisation (NGO) that wants to make clothing items... Read More


New Delhi, Jan. 16 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) secretary, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, to appear before it on Wednesday to explain how a panel of Indian Police ... Read More