The fifth phase is expected to be a litmus test for the SP-Congress alliance as they had won around 80 per cent of the seats in the region during the 2012 elections
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

The discovery of a habitable planet system 40 light years away is an exciting discovery but we need to figure out how to get to Mars first
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

The nomination of 'Hidden Figures' for the best picture Academy Award says a lot about the times we live in
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Shalini Sharma Delhi 

Addressing the problems facing Myanmar’s stateless Rohingya community is an imperative for the success of India’s ‘Look East’ policy
Sucharita Sengupta Kolkata

Javadekar is confident of clean sweep for BJP in UP, says SP-Congress alliance and BSP fighting it out for the second spot
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

The collective woes of the Indian healthcare sector won’t be solved unless our budgetary allocation for the public healthcare system goes up drastically
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

In a conversation with Hardnews noted political scientist Jagroop Singh Sekhon shares his views on the assembly elections in Punjab
Abeer kapoor Delhi 

The confrontation between the striking drivers and the tech-based startups - Ola and Uber - is not as straightforward as it seems. Propelled forward as it is by demonetisation and a demand for rights
Shalini Sharma and Abeer Kapoor Delhi

Pouncing on the controversy created by the arrest of an alleged ISI operative in Bhopal, the AAP has demanded a SC monitored probe into the BJP’s links with the ISI

In Ghaziabad’s five constituencies, the overwhelming support for the BJP of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections seems to be waning, giving way to a free-for-all
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

In the village where Mohammad Akhlaq was lynched communal tensions simmer below the surface. Not surprisingly, most villagers intend to vote along religious lines
Shalini Sharma Dadri 

Jat leaders in western UP, across outfits, are working over-time to persuade their community to abandon the BJP 
Abeer Kapoor Muzaffarnagar

If early polling is anything to go by, then the assembly elections across five states could mean an all or nothing scenario for the BJP
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

The Supreme Court verdict convicting Chinamma also vindicates the cautious approach taken by Governor Vidyasagar Rao throughout the episode
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Priya Hiranandani-Vandrevala agrees to pay brother's legal costs

Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Uma Shanker Singh Delhi 

Newly anointed President Donald Trump’s executive order caused chaos and confusion before it was blocked by the judiciary. The ban is a sign of things to come
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

Lucknow: The Election Commission has directed all 75 districts of UP to adopt Model Plan for Polling Party Dispatch and Collection (MPPPDC), a unique model designed by none other than an IAS topper

Azamgarh: Colonel Nizamuddin, who had served the ‘Azad Hind Fauj’ or Indian National Army and was driver-guard of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, died here today in Dhakwa, his native village, after a

The Samajwadi Party's alliance with the Congress will help them reap rich electoral dividends
Pradeep Kapoor Lucknow

According to Dr. Keith Klugman who helped develop the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, immunisation is critical for reducing lakhs of preventable deaths caused by pneumonia
Shalini Sharma and Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi

Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

What made people anxious or more interested in this budget is that it came under the overhang of the demonetization, which seriously hit the economy
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi

Income Tax rate for annual income bracket of Rs 2.5-5 lakh halved to 5 percent
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

For the past two years, the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) has been campaigning vigorously in Punjab with an eye on the assembly elections in the state. As the day of reckoning inches closer and victory seems within its grasp; has the party shot itself in the foot by alienating all those supporters who helped build it up?
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Lower inflation, moderate CAD, stable rupee to mark micro-economic environs
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

New Delhi:  The Economic Survey 2016-17 presented in Parliament today states that the Goods and Service Tax (GST) will create a common Indian market, improve tax compliance and governance, and

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today termed this year’s budget session a ‘historic’ one, heralding the advancement of the Budget cycle and merger of the Railway Budget with the General Budge

The desperation of the incumbent SAD in Punjab is quite evident as they use a fig leaf to tarnish it's opponents reputation
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

With the state set to go to polls next year, the Congress government cannot afford to alienate the masses by not opposing the ban on the traditional sport
Hardnews Bureau Delhi