On July 1, the Peshawar High Court directed Pakistan’s defence and interior ministries to provide full information about an Indian national, Hamid Ansari, who disappeared from the mountainous Kohat
By a rough estimate, more than 32,000 books and treatises have been written on the First World War—or the Great War, as it is known—since it erupted 100 years ago.
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The ISIL scheme for a sectarian Islamic Caliphate can prove to be a thorn in India’s side with its threat to the latter’s oil dependence and its manifesto of Sunni-Shia hatredSanjay Kapoor Delhi
Can the sectarian battles that are being fought in West Asia and Africa result in something bigger?—like a full blown World War?Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
Shadhona - A Centre for Advancement of South Asian Culture, in collaboration with the Bangladesh High Commission, presents an array of performance pieces from the region
The most controversial World Cup in football’s modern history began amidst a bevy of protests from the host country’s deprived massesSandeep Kumar Delhi
The ink had hardly dried from Narendra Modi’s signature as the country’s 15th prime minister when news poured in from Europe that it had voted for the Right.
The IB report indicting NGOs underlines the contradiction inherent in preventing human rights violations across the country and keeping the economy on the fast trackHardnews Bureau Delhi
Power at the expense of safety? The Modi government may seek to dilute the liability laws that would indict nuclear energy suppliers in the event ofan accidentKumar Sundaram Delhi