Amit Shah, Smriti Irani take oath as RS members

Hardnews Bureau

New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani today took oath as Rajya Sabha members. Mr Shah is making a debut in Parliament.


Supreme Court's Landmark Ruling Declares Privacy a Fundamental Right

Hardnews Bureau

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling is expected to have serious implications for the Whatsapp privacy case and Aadhaar case which are currently being heard in the court

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Instability in Tamil Nadu: BJP is the third at a table for two

R Sridhar Rao

The ADMK caught in the maelstrom of its warring factions has left the state without decisive leadership and allowed the BJP to take control. This political manoeuvring is a cause of much worry for the common Tamilian who has prospered because of the stability bipartisan politics brought them
R Sridhar Rao Nagapattinam

Lt. Col. Purohit gets bail, activists ask what about other terror accused?

Hardnews Bureau

Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association (JTSA) released a press statement and said that they hoped the ‘justice’ granted to Colonel Purohit is extended to all terror-accused, irrespective of their religion

Exclusive: Towards a world free of Nuclear Weapons

The International community at the UN voted for independence from nuclear weapons on July 7 with an overwhelming majority. A month after the decision was taken, Brazil’s Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira weighs in on the various aspects of the treaty and its significance in the fight to abolish nuclear weapons 

SC declares triple talaq unconstitutional, un-Islamic

Hardnews Bureau

New Delhi: The Supreme Court, by majority judgement, today declared the practice of triple talaq as unconstitutional.

Utkal Express mishap: Negligence, ground-level lapses caused 6 train derailments in 9 months

Hardnews Bureau

Thirteen coaches of Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express train went off-track as carriages slammed into each other at Khatauli near Muzzafarnagar in western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening, killin

‘Not in My Name is a movement to claim political citizenship’

Hardnews Bureau

Rahul Roy, speaks to Hardnews about the success of the protests and also discusses the road ahead for the movement
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Maharashtra witnesses groundswell of farmer protests

Debasrita Chakraborty

As the country celebrated its 70th Independence Day, debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra took to the streets to protest against the delay in rolling out the farm loan waiver scheme and refused to allow ministers to hoist flags
Debasrita Chakraborty Delhi

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