Modi’s ‘mini’ roadshow after casting his vote is at the heart of a heated battle between Congress and the Election Commission.
Hardnews looks back at its year-long in depth reporting on China. In April, we looked at the growing tension between between India and China after the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh. We provided a detailed account on the visit, its implications and China’s desperate need to co-opt Tibetan Buddhism. In July and August, in the backdrop of the Doklam stand-off, our reporters travelled to Nepal and Sri Lanka to ascertain the impact of the fallout on the neighbourhood.
As India turns 70, the biggest threat to its idea as a plural, inclusive democracy not only comes from the forces within but also from the external world. Post the 2008 economic slowdown, democracy is not the most cherished value or system behind forming governments. Now there is deep admiration for systems that are authoritarian, paternalistic and tough, that are now synonymous with ‘getting results’.
Oli won from the Jhapa-5 constituency raking in 57,139 votes — the highest number of votes secured by any candidate in the elections so far.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was elected on Monday, unopposed to the post of the party president, marking a generational change within the party.
The recent upsurge of terror by ISIL can’t be viewed as detached from the on-going Syrian crisis, which has been providing it ample momentum, ammunition and a base
Lack of concrete facts, externally-driven speculation, menacing underlying agendas, and a multitude of stakeholders with competing interests sum up the pr
Nepal’s oil import bill for October-November jumped 40 percent due to a surge in demand during the federal parliament and provincial assembly elections with candidates hitting the campaign trail in motor vehicles, helicopters and airplanes.
Could Babri Mosque be demolished by agitators or was it brought down by foreign demolition experts.
The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, arrived at Phnom Penh the capital of Cambodia, for a three-day official visit that began on December 3.