Abdul Karim Telgi, Abdul Telgi, Abdul Karim Telgi death, Abdul Telgi death, fake stamp paper scam, stamp scam, india news, indian express news
October 27, 2017 12:38 am

Telgi’s death, serving a 30-year sentence, brings closure to one of the most sensational cases of fraud in India. But some would argue that he was actually just a pawn, and that politicians who benefitted from his crimes escaped, says RASHMI RAJPUT

me too campaign, naming and shaming, sexual assault accused, indian express
October 27, 2017 12:25 am

This week, writings have appeared on the Internet accusing male South Asian academics, including several very prominent ones, who, according to one post on Facebook, “have sexually harassed/were sexually predatory”

islamic state, ISIS, IS, SISI syria, al-Qaeda, ISIS Mosul, Kurdish forces, Iraq ISIS, Donald trump, Barack Obama, United states, US, terrorism, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,
October 26, 2017 12:06 pm

The Islamic State, which once controlled an area as big as Portugal, has shrunk to a handful of outposts, and thousands of its fighters are either dead or have surrendered. It’s networks will, however, survive and the terror group is widely expected to return to its guerrilla insurgent roots.

Maharashtra Cut Practice bill, pharmaceutical companies, Maharashtra doctor draft Bill, Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau, Medical Council of India, maharashtra doctors news, maharashtra commissions for doctors, india news, maharashtra news, india news, national news
October 26, 2017 10:17 am

The Bill authorises the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to investigate allegations of money exchange, ‘cuts’, commissions or material gifts offered in exchange for referral of patients.

vasundhara raje, rajasthan ordinance, rajasthan criminal laws bill, vasundhar raje gag order, rajasthan assembly, kalyan singh, Congress, BJP, sachin Pilot, bjp, india news, indian express
October 25, 2017 9:36 am

The Bill is amending the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) in its application to the state of Rajasthan. CrPC is a central law which specifies the process to be followed by authorities in criminal cases.

narendra modi, pm modi, ghogha-dahej ferry, gujarat, ferry service, Gujarat Maritime Board, Essar Projects, Cochin Shipyard Limited. Kochi ferry service, CSL, Vembanad Lake ferry service, Dhubri ferry, Assam ferry, Goa ferry, ferry, gujarat ferry service, india news, indian express news
October 25, 2017 9:50 am

Once fully operational, the ferry is expected to bring down the travel time between Ghogha and Dahej, 340 km by road, from seven hours to two-and-a-half.

us, rex tillerson, us secretary of state, rex tillerson india visit, afghanistan, rex tillerson afghanistan, pakistan, india, united states, rex tillerson news, pakistan visit news, world news, indian express news, latest news
October 25, 2017 9:36 am

Tillerson’s maiden visit to South Asia — which began at Bagram air base near Kabul on October 23, moved to Islamabad via Baghdad, and ends in New Delhi on October 26.

doggy, doge, why dogs make puppy face, puppies, how dogs smell fear, smelling sense in dogs, research papers on dogs, dog expression research, indian express
October 24, 2017 9:04 am

Dogs make more ‘puppy dog eyes’ when people are looking at them; the study interpreted this as a sign that they make this expression to communicate

tupi sultan, karnataka, tipu sultan jayanti celebrations, tipu sultan debate, tipu sultan news, karnataka minister, siddaramaiah, bjp, tiger of mysore, indian express
October 25, 2017 10:04 pm

The historical evidence on the ‘Tiger of Mysore’ can be read as competing narratives. As Assembly elections in Congress-ruled Karnataka approach, prejudices and political agenda-making have given rise to shrill disagreement

robert mugabe, zimbabwe president, who, world health organisation, ncds, non communicable diseases, mugabe appointment, indian express
October 24, 2017 9:04 am

Making Zimbabwe’s dictator a WHO goodwill ambassador was a very odd decision. Why was it made? What do such ambassadors do?

girl child, girl child protection, gender equality, empowerment of women, human rights, rape, supreme court sex, age of consent, child marriage, supreme court, sc age of consent, sex, sex rape, rape sex, sex with minor wife rape, sc rape verdict, 18 year old wife, supreme court, marital rape, india news, indian express news
October 23, 2017 7:16 am

A 2014 UNICEF report found that the median age at first marriage was 15.4 years for women in the poorest quintile, and 19.7 years for those in the richest quintile.

jammu and kashmir, jammu and kashmir braid choppers, braid choppers, j-k braid choppers, j-k news, braid cutting, jammu and kashmir, jammu and kashmir braid cutting, Punjab braid cutting, Rajasthan braid cutting, Delhi braid cutting, UP braid cutting, hair choppers, hair cutting, latest news, indian express, india news, indian express news
October 23, 2017 7:17 am

Current fear, vigilantism in Kashmir has remarkable similarity with events in North Sri Lanka after the war.

Da Vinci painting, Leonardo da Vinci, Leonardo da Vinci rare painting, Christie auction house, Saviour of the World, rare painting by Leonardo da Vinci, indian express explained
October 20, 2017 9:00 am

Da Vinci is believed to have painted Salvator Mundi around the same time that he painted Mona Lisa -- in the first decade of the 16th century.

narendra modi, gujarat, Ghogha, gujarat ro-ro ferry, ro-ro ferry, gujarat ro-ro ferry service, Ghogha Dahej ferry,
October 20, 2017 7:45 am

PM will inaugurate Ghogha-Dahej ro-ro ferry on Sunday, a ‘dream project’ expected to revolutionise Saurashtra and South Gujarat.

neutron stars, gravitational-wave, gold, european southern observatory, eso, laser interferometer gravitational-wave observatory, ligo, platinum, elena pian, galaxy, hubble space telescope, kilonova, metalstorm, rainer weiss, barry c barish, science news, indian expres
October 20, 2017 7:40 am

What the new gravitational waves discovery from the observation of a neutron star collision 130 million light years away means for the future of astrophysics.

Delhi air pollution, air pollution Delhi, ban on Firecrackers, ban on Sale of Firecrackers, Delhi-NCR ban on Firecracker, Supreme Court ban on firecracker, ban on sale firecrackers, Diwali without firecrackers, Delhi news, India news, National news, Diesel Trucks, Diesel pollution, Latest news, indian express
October 19, 2017 7:27 am

Diwali aside, what really causes the choking air pollution in Delhi through the year? Major studies by government organisations disagree.

Uniform civil code, UCC draft policy, Uniform civil code draft policy, shah bano begum case, supreme court,  BJP on UCC,  indian express, india news, latest news 
October 18, 2017 10:06 am

The Indian Express explains the background of the Uniform Civil Code debate, and the significance of the citizens’ intervention

haryana irrigation project, dadupur anlvi irrigation scheme, haryana government, haryana farmers, haryana project, latest news, indian express, india news 
October 18, 2017 10:22 am

Farmers protest over cancellation of Dadupur-Nalvi Irrigation Scheme. Among the questions raised by the farmers’ anger are those of delayed infrastructure projects and inevitably rising costs

euthanasia, euthanasia law, Aruna Shanbaug, KEM Hospital, K S Puttaswamy, Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug vs Union Of India & Ors, explained news, indian express news
October 17, 2017 12:00 pm

There is a case for allowing advance directive, but there are some known limitations of such a law as well

black holes, supermassive black holes, how are gravitational waves formed, gravitational waves, Andromeda galaxy
October 17, 2017 12:33 pm

After Einstein's prediction and LIGO's detection, 16-nation European Southern Observatory announces first direct visual identification of the source of a gravitational wave.

china, xi jinping, china corruption, xi jinping corruption crackdown, china communist party corruption, china news, indian express news
October 17, 2017 12:01 pm

From October 18, over 2,200 delegates will meet in Beijing at the CPC’s 5-yearly National Congress that is likely to further cement President Xi’s power.

vijay mallya, kingfisher airlines, Yashwant Sinha, corporate governance, India corporate governance, Serious Fraud Investigation Office, RBI, corporate governance, kingfisher airlines loans, special fraud investigation officer, sfio, vijay mallya kingfisher scam, kingfisher scam, bank loans, kingfisher airline loans, india news, indian express news
October 17, 2017 12:01 pm

The Kotak committee sees a case for creating deterrence to ensure this, and recommends greater powers for accounting watchdog Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Narendra Modi, declining manufacturing, India manufacturing sector, demonetisation, note ban, demonetisation effect, GST, GST slabs, Indian economy growth, GST rates, Arun jaitley GST, PM Modi on demonetisation, Indian Economy, index of industrial production, Goods and Services Tax, ndia GDP growth, Diwali sale, textiles industry, wearing apparel, leather goods, plastic products industry, tobacco industry, indian express
October 16, 2017 6:15 am

Data sets read together suggest demonetisation broke domestic supply chains, and disruption caused by GST compounded problems; meanwhile, with remonetisation, demand rose, and was met by imports.

Narendra Modi, farmers, seaweed farming, beekeeping, cooperative movement, indian express explained news
October 13, 2017 10:00 am

PM noted that cooperatives were mainly present in the sugar and dairy sectors, and there was a need now to explore new avenues like beekeeping through which farmers could bring a “Sweet Revolution” to the cooperative movement.

Indian Army, sri lanka, LTTE, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Jaffna, Indian Peace Keeping Force, IPKF, india news, indian express explained
October 13, 2017 9:59 am

Over October 12-13, 1987, the Indian Army launched its war on the LTTE with a poorly planned heliborne assault on Jaffna — and came away with a heavy loss of men and blows to its military reputation

October 13, 2017 9:58 am

The only official document on the ‘known health impact’ of fireworks is a compilation of findings of surveys, put together by Central Pollution Control Board.

euthanasia, Passive euthanasia, euthanasia bill, passive euthanasia supreme court, euthanasia debate, aruna shanbaug, aruna shanbaug euthanasia case, central government, supreme court on euthanasia, chief justice of india, living will, aruna shanbaug coma, aruna shanbaug mumbai, euthanasia aruna shanbaug, aruna shanbaug vegetative state, mumbai 1973 rape case, article 21, right to life, sc on euthanasia, aruna shanbaug, mangala naik, aruna shanbaug death, kem hospital, rape victim aruna, euthanasia bill, euthanasia allowance, india news, indian express news
October 12, 2017 6:37 am

Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on allowing a ‘Living Will’ for passive euthanasia.

Rammanohar Lohia, who is Rammanohar Lohia, Rammanohar Lohia Quit India Movement, Rammanohar Lohia Death anniversary, Death anniversary of Rammanohar Lohia, Quit India Movement, Goa liberation, Indian politics, Rammanohar Lohia hospital, Rammanohar Lohia hospital in Delhi, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Lalu Prasad, Mandal revolution, Mandal commission, Mandal commission protests, reservation agitation, OBC empowerment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Narendra Modi, PM Modi, BJP, Congress, Indian express, ieExplained
October 12, 2017 6:43 am

Buried in today’s loud anti-Congressism and the tirade against ‘Lutyens’ elite’ are echoes of Lohia, even though the essential secular, ethical underpinning of his ideas are nowhere in evidence.

nobel prize economics, nobel prize, 2017 nobel prize economics, richard h thaler, who is richard h thaler, nobel prize economics 2017, nobel prize economics winner, winner of nobel prize economics, who won nobel prize economics, nobel prize, 2017 nobel prize
October 11, 2017 9:30 am

The Nobel Prize for Economics is awarded to Professor Richard H Thaler of the University of Chicago.

October 11, 2017 9:21 am

VijayRaghavan, who is on deputation from the NCBS, told The Indian Express, “There are several world class researchers who use the fly in labs all over the country and India is recognised as a major centre for this.”

Jayaprakash Narayan, jayaprakash narayan during emergency, who is Jayaprakash Narayan, Jayaprakash Narayan history, Congress, JP andolan, JP movement, Emergency in india, Indira Gandhi, Jana Sangh, George Fernandes, Morarji Desai, sitabdiara, narendra modi, jp, sampoorna kranti, total revolution, explained, indian express news
October 11, 2017 9:19 am

Jayaprakash Narayan would have been 115 today. In an India that is very different, but is dominated once again by a single political force, what is the significance of his righteous but, in the long term, unworkable, message?

Delhi metro fares, india metro services, delhi metro fare hike, mumbai metro fares, bengaluru metro, kolkata metro services, india news, indian express news
October 10, 2017 9:28 am

How much do commuters pay to travel by other Metros in the country? Who decides these fares?

amu, bhu, amu controversy, bhu controversy, aligarh muslim university, banaras hindu university, remove ‘m’ from amu, remove ‘h’ from bhu, ugc, university grants commission, bhu violence, bhu protests, bhu lathicharge, uttar pradesh, amu vice-chancellor, indian express, education news, prakash javadekar, hrd minister prakash javadekar, renaming amu, renaming amu, Indian express, ieExplained
October 10, 2017 9:29 am

Religious education was initially compulsory at both universities, but it was made optional after independence.

seasonal flu, seasonal flu vaccine, viral fever, H1N1, H1N1 vaccine, H1N1 virus, H1N1 symptoms, H1N1 cure, h1n1 infection, h1n1 swine flu, h1n1 flu, h1n1 disease, h1n1 causes, h1n1 prevention, h1n1 cures, h1n1 doctor, Britain national healthcare system, Influenza, WHO, indian express, health news
October 9, 2017 10:17 am

By employing a new way to attack the virus, new vaccine could deliver more effective, longer-lasting results, Oxford researchers tell Indian Express.

health insurance, health insurance scheme, ministry of health, rashtriya swasthya bima yojana, india news, bpl card, bpl card families, bpl card population, Modi government, india news, nation news, indian express
October 9, 2017 10:18 am

Eight years after it was launched, the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana remains hamstrung by inflexible procedures and an inadequate coverage ceiling, finds new evaluation of its impact.

wetlands issue, wetland rules 2017, Modi government, wetlands disappearances, supreme court, sc on wetlands issue, central government, wetland conservation, national green tribunal, wetlands in india, wetlands conservation bill, wetlands draft bill 2010, wetlands bill 2010, india news, indian epxress news
October 6, 2017 12:20 am

The Wetlands Rules 2017, notified last week, dilute the 2010 version, say environmentalists.