Killing of a police officer by cow vigilantes has triggered outrage

Dec. 6 The killing of a police officer by so-called cow vigilantes, belonging to far-right Hindu groups, has triggered outrage in India. Local media reported on Wednesday that Yogesh Raj, the main suspect behind the violence, is absconding... Read more »

India’s education crisis

By Amit Dasgupta Dec. 5 India faces a critical challenge in the education sector that has, tragically, been of its own making. In each area, whether primary, secondary or tertiary, supply and... Read more »

Bengal hooch tragedy toll rises to 12

Kolkata, Nov 29 With five more deaths since late Wednesday night, the toll in the hooch tragedy in West Bengal’s Nadia district rose to 12 with 28 people admitted in hospitals, official... Read more »

Iconic ‘Two Women at a Window’ celebrates 400 years of Murillo

New Delhi, Google on Thursday marked the 400th birth anniversary of Spanish Baroque painter Bartolome Esteban Murillo with a doodle depicting his iconic “Two Women at a Window” painting. A series of... Read more »

IAF plane crashes near Hyderabad, probe ordered

New Delhi, A Court of Inquiry will look into IAF trainer aircraft’s crash near Hakimpet Air Force Station outside Hyderabad in Telangana earlier in the day. The Indian Air Force (IAF) Kiran... Read more »

Javadekar slams Sidhu for showering praise on Imran Khan

Jaipur, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday criticized Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for showering praise on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the Kartarpur Corridor ceremony in that country. He... Read more »

Voting underway for 5th phase of J&K panchayat polls

Jammu/Srinagar, Voting was underway on Thursday for the fifth phase of panchayat polls across Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security. Voting is taking place in 2,512 polling stations — 769 in Kashmir... Read more »

Imran extends olive branch to India, says war not an option

Kartarpur (Pakistan), Reaching out to India in a big way, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wedenesday said it will be madness to think of war between the two nuclear-armed states and... Read more »

Raje slams Rahul Gandhi for not revealing his father’s ‘gotra’

Jaipur, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday slammed Congress national president Rahul Gandhi for not revealing the ‘gotra’ of his father and grandfather. The Congress Chief had on Monday revealed the... Read more »

Modi’s ‘victim-hood politics’ to hide incompetence: Congress

New Delhi, Holding Prime Minister Narendra Modi solely responsible for lowering the political discourse in the country, the Congress on Tuesday accused him of pursuing “politics of victim-hood” in order to hide his... Read more »