One was pleasantly surprised to watch the BJP appreciate Nawaz Sharif’s ‘domestic compulsions’ while seeking to play down Islamabad’s reaffirmation of its stated national position — on Kashmir and the 26/11 trial — within days of the Ufa pact to resume talks with New Delhi.
The right to information (RTI) act that came into force on October 2, 2005, is a landmark law which any Indian citizen can make use of to get details on a variety of subjects such as government projects, files and funding patterns.
So what makes Ansari -- the highest-ranking Muslim office-holder in the country -- a regular target of politicians as well as supporters of the Hindu right?
Pratik Shah's novel about a tourist bus with over 10,000 pilgrims hijacked by 'terrorists' en route the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi, is an interesting tale with a twist, though it may seem like a run-of-the-mill plot in the beginning.
When it comes to major appointments and changes to statutes, all the power lies with President Sepp Blatter.
BJP MP from Allahabad Shyama Charan Gupta is in midst of a controversy over comments made by him to back his argument that the tobacco industry was being unfairly targeted by a powerful lobby in India.
International Criminal Court opens initial investigation into Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory and alleged war crimes committed by Israel in its offensive on Gaza last summer.
Australia batting star Glenn Maxwell wants the Sydney Cricket Ground to be mean and green for Thursday's World Cup semi-final against India despite the pitch's reputation as a spinners' paradise.
Three American Muslims were shot dead in Chapel Hill, US, on February 11. A few days later, two shootings in Copenhagen cost the lives of two more. No court has declared a guilty party in either of the killings, but there is enough evidence in both cases that the police got their man.
Last December, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri was addressing an audience in Wisconsin and she related one of her formative experiences growing up. In third grade, she said, a schoolmate castigated her: “If you don’t believe in Jesus, you’re going to hell.”
Use technology to plug holes in ministries and bring in transparency when a policy is in place.
Mahadalit leader resigns as Bihar chief minister after rebelling against mentor Nitish Kumar.
Two-time US presidential candidate for Republican party is under political pressure to signal whether he is ready to mount a third campaign.
According to an Amnesty International report, many men were maimed, tortured and women raped between July and October 1987 after the military launched the operation following an attack by National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) rebels on Assam Rifles’ Oinam outpost.
Having lost Mumbai (South) in the recent elections, Deora had many heads nodding when he said Rahul Gandhi’s advisors didn’t have their ear to the ground; that people calling the shots in Delhi lacked electoral experience.