An interview with Ram Pradhan , former Union Home Secretary.
For a politically rising Japan that is beginning to shed its pacifist blinkers, India is central to both its economic-revival and security-building strategies.
Five years after national outrage led governments to make big promises, the police and intelligence services are still battling chronic deficits of capacity.
If chess players are known to mature in their 30s, then the chess world expects the prodigiously gifted Norwegian to gain another 28 points to breach the magic rating figure of 2900.
Iran and the P5+1 now have signed an interim agreement, which will expire in six months unless both sides negotiate a comprehensive deal.
The significance of the deal is that both the U.S. and Iran have pulled back from positions of intransigence, confrontation and escalation.
It will be a decade tomorrow since whistle-blower Satyendra Dubey was killed. A tribute.
The pressure to furnish proof, the fear of fighting a superior, the likely impact on career, and adverse publicity prevent women from reporting sexual harassment.
The bureaucracy can never be immune to political interference as long as bureaucrats are willing to twist and bend before politicians to get the postings of their choice
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., a public sector undertaking that transmits about 50 per cent of generated power, is further augmenting its capacity to meet the growing needs of industry.
The intense electromagnetic energy from sunspots has a significant impact on the sun’s ultraviolet and X-ray emissions as well as on solar storms.
The law must and will take its course but meanwhile there are practical issues to be attended to in the wider media world. The most vital among them is the protection of the identity of the young woman journalist, the victim of alleged sexual assault and rape.
Tehelka tried to conceal the gravity of its Editor-in-Chief’s alleged sexual assault, which is rape under the amended IPC. It tried to divert attention to an inquiry by an in-house committee mandated by a 2013 law meant to protect women in workplaces.
Against the backdrop of the U.N. climate change negotiations in Warsaw, the United States Ambassador to India, Nancy Powell , says the U.S. was helping developing countries address climate change by amplifying the impact of public funds by leveraging private investment.
The law of privacy is inadequately developed in India, but it is doubtful if the physical surveillance and massive intrusion into the privacy of the young woman were warranted for any legally justifiable reason.
President Obama is offering relief in a deal that is absurdly asymmetric: the West would weaken sanctions in exchange for cosmetic changes that do absolutely nothing to weaken Iran’s nuclear infrastructure.
Unless we see concrete action, we owe it to the Iranian people to forcefully encourage Iran’s rulers to comply with international human rights obligations.
New power plants will improve the power situation in Uttar Pradesh but the State lacks the enterprise to negotiate with farmers on issues fundamental to their existence.
A weakened Free Syrian Army and a chaotic Syrian National Coalition leave the rebels across the country vulnerable to retribution from both the government and the Islamists.
To the BMB will go the distinction of being the first-ever public sector bank to have been set up by the government, as the others came into being through nationalisation of existing private banks.