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
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”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Making Zimbabwe’s dictator a WHO goodwill ambassador was a very odd decision. Why was it made? What do such ambassadors do?
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.
Current fear, vigilantism in Kashmir has remarkable similarity with events in North Sri Lanka after the war.
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.
PM will inaugurate Ghogha-Dahej ro-ro ferry on Sunday, a ‘dream project’ expected to revolutionise Saurashtra and South Gujarat.
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.
Diwali aside, what really causes the choking air pollution in Delhi through the year? Major studies by government organisations disagree.
The Indian Express explains the background of the Uniform Civil Code debate, and the significance of the citizens’ intervention
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
There is a case for allowing advance directive, but there are some known limitations of such a law as well
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on allowing a ‘Living Will’ for passive euthanasia.
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.
The Nobel Prize for Economics is awarded to Professor Richard H Thaler of the University of Chicago.
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 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?
How much do commuters pay to travel by other Metros in the country? Who decides these fares?
Religious education was initially compulsory at both universities, but it was made optional after independence.
By employing a new way to attack the virus, new vaccine could deliver more effective, longer-lasting results, Oxford researchers tell Indian Express.
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.
The Wetlands Rules 2017, notified last week, dilute the 2010 version, say environmentalists.