In the backdrop of an escalating political crisis and a purge initiated by Maldives’ President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, Former Speaker of the People’s Majlis, Abdulla Shahid, speaks to Hardnews about the island nation’s growing proximity to China and the plight of its democratic system.
Big stars and blockbusters may not have fared too well in 2017, but the fresh appeal of emerging talent and small town ethos certainly found their place in the sun
Long-term capital gains are those applied to investments held for at least a year and a day. Short-term capital gains, by contrast, are applied to investments held for one year or less.
Hoping to capitalise on the anti-incumbency created by the 25-year-long CPM rule, the BJP is campaigning aggressively to make inroads into the state
The court has said that no bypolls will be held until the case has been adjudged
Rawat’s will be the Chief Election Commissioner till December this year. He was appointed as Election Commissioner in August 2015.
Qureshi, a prime accused in the 2008 Gujarat serial bomb blast, was held after a brief exchange of fire from the Ghazipur area on January 20
Manish Sisodia said that the legislators were not given an opportunity to present their case before the EC
The ordnance factory at Bhandara has been waiting for new equipment that will enable it to arm the Indian troops better, but the Ministry of Defence has chosen short-term measures that has grave consequences for India’s national security.
After he was elected, Modi had a long meeting with the founder of the biometric scheme, Nandan Nilekani, who managed to convince and convert him.