Indian and Chinese soldiers face off during the 1962 war

War’s in the air

Away from Doklam, China is likely to target strategic locations in Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Uttarakhand, fear intelligence agencies

Varnika Kundu

Post-stalking, Chandigarh beefs up women security

Following the Varnika Kundu stalking case, the Chandigarh Police is now beefing up security for women.

BJP to catch ’em young

BJP President Amit Shah has set his eyes on the first batch of voters of the 21st Century, who will get their democratic rights next year.

Miraculous ganga water, but...

It is well-documented in the Hindu scriptures: Taking holy dip in the Ganga washes away all sins and cures diseases.

Partition unravelled in shades of sepia

Shared Legacies brings out a collection of individual stories in the form of photographs.

Centre sees tomato red over price gap

The soaring tomato prices appear to have left many red faces in the government.

Call drops: Towering cellphone crisis to hit Lutyens’ zone

High-profile residents of Lutyens' Delhi, might face a mobile connectivity crisis.

air warriors are not allowed to pursue higher education from civil institutions

Air warrior? no right to higher education

The Indian Air Force has come out with much more rigid rules for its air warriors.

Two children are sexually abused every hour in India: Kailash Satyarthi

Child rights activist and Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who has liberated over 87,000 children from trafficking and slavery, talks to Lakshi Bhatia ahead of the launch of his campaign.

‘Original’ Sharad vs ‘Sarkari’ Nitish

With JD(U) veteran Sharad Yadav having openly revolted against party national president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the party faces the risk of a split.

Darjeeling goes back to foraging

The indefinite shutdown of Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for Gorkhaland statehood entered the 59th day on Saturday.

BJP chief Amit Shah

Saffron survey aims at targets for cadres

The BJP will strategise for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls with an internal analysis of its performance and cadres.

•	Guneeta Singh Bhalla, founder of The 1947 Partition Archive, interviewing a Partition witness

Over 4,300 partition witness accounts to be made public

The 1947 Partition Archive collection of witness interviews, digital documents and photographs will soon be made accessible.

A women’s skill training programme

Women’s job training crashes into ministry norms

The Ministry of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship’s efforts to streamline skill training for women have adversely affected thousands of women.

Justice Dipak Mishra (left) and CJI J S Kehar

CJI-designate’s task cut out, to build bench strength

On August 28, when Justice Dipak Misra will take oath as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI), he will serve the longest tenure at the post after Justice S H Kapadia, who had a tenure of 870 days bef

The dark world wide web of suicide

On the internet, one can learn how to make biryani. And a bomb. While it empowers, it also provides a platform for exploitation of impressionable minds.

Deaths of manual scavengers raise a sinking stink

Nine manual scavengers died in New Delhi last month, but according to government data, only 10 such labourers died here in the last four years.

B S Yeddyurappa

Yeddy-Eshwarappa rift widens and hits party

The fight for political supremacy between the two tall leaders of Karnataka BJP seems to be far from over. 

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

Bigwigs slam police action against malayalam magazine

Personalities from various walks of life last week criticised the alleged police move to file a case against Malayalam magazine Samakalika Malayalam Varika, a sister concern of The New Indian Express,

The main bus stand of Bhatkal

Bhatkal muslims rue identity crisis

Yasin alias Mohammed Ahmed Siddibappa. The name may not sound familiar unless one adds Bhatkal to it.

Fuel tankers parked along a highway

Tanked up: the well-oiled oil flick

Stealing from diesel tankers is rampant in Punjab and Haryana in connivance of dhaba owners, truck drivers, cleaners and the oil syndicate

CRPF loses war against AIDS

Not all battles are fought on the battlefront. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is fighting a losing war against AIDS, losing an average 20 men each year to the disease since 2009.

Indian skies not the safest

India’s civil aviation sector is among the fastest-growing markets in the world, but it is certainly not among the safest.

Deep blue sea for Tamil Nadu fisherfolk

A bill passed by the Sri Lankan Parliament banning bottom trawling affects the state’s fishers, but could boost sustainable catching methods

Gurmehar Kaur

Gurmehar to push for AISA in varsity polls

Eyeing the upcoming Delhi University Student Union (DUSU) elections, the Left-affiliated All India Student Association (AISA) has planned to rope in Gurmehar Kaur as their star campaigner.

Naga girl fights odds to popularise yoga

Her critics call her a ‘devil’ and jeer at her often but Orentsani Suzen, a young yoga instructor of Nagaland, is least perturbed.

Eternal dance of devotion

The annual dance drama by Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra doesn’t portray the usual episodes from Krishna’s life.

Partition unravelled in shades of sepia

The mere mention brings to mind images of millions of people displaced. 

British India

Shifting stories of the land

Using the language of maps, let’s start a conversation about our ever-changing territorial boundaries.

Image used for representational purpose only.

Rs 10-crore opening ceremony goal for U-17 FIFA world cup

The six-city trophy tour for the FIFA U-17 World Cup will begin in the national capital from August 17.

An obliteration of marine ecosystem

They were the sweepers of the British Navy, which helped remove mines planted on the sea floor, targeting its submarines during World War II.

Hyderabad historian unravels mystery of Gandhari Fort inscription

Dyavanapalli Satyanarayana explains how some traditions continued for centuries.


Honey as prescription to change tourist perception

With Kerala honey finding favour across the world for its medicinal and cosmetic purposes, the government is all set to explore its tourism potential. 

Goonda Act: An act of colonial coercion lives on

Almost a century old Goondas Act has become a tool to put anyone in prison even without giving them an opportunity to explain their side of the story.

Russian charter tourists on the beach at Candolim

Ministry to woo Russians back to incredible India

Officials and tour operators feel that recent attacks on tourists in India are to blame for the poor turnout of 2.6 per cent travellers in 2016.