Why justice matters in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi, July 17 -- Think about it. Why does India get prickly each time allegations of human rights abuse in Jammu and Kashmir are placed at its door? Is it because there is some truth in the alleg... Read More

What's holding back India's energy transition?

New Delhi, July 17 -- A decade ago, India had less than 20 megawatts (MW) of solar power, the largest number of people without access to modern energy, and the reputation of being a naysayer in climat... Read More

The United States is wrong on Iran

New Delhi, July 17 -- On May 8, 2018, the Donald Trump administration abrogated the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and blatantly breached the United Nations Security Council Resolution 22... Read More

Delhi's Kabul challenge: Finding diplomatic space

New Delhi, July 17 -- India should prepare for a potential new chapter in today's Great Game in Afghanistan, in which it may be reduced to a footnote. That India is not part of the present talks betwe... Read More

'Equal number of councillors, experts on tree panel not must'

Mumbai, July 17 -- The Maharashtra (Urban Areas) Protection and Preservation Of Trees Act of 1975 does not mandate an equal number of independent experts and councillors on the civic body's tree autho... Read More

HT Interview: 'Doctors must feel safe at work'

New Delhi, July 17 -- DR HARSH VARDHAN, Union minister Dr Harsh Vardhan began his second term as minister in the National Democratic Alliance -II government by cycling from home to the health and fam... Read More

Mum-Nagpur e-way corridor gets govt guarantee of Rs4Kcr

Mumbai, July 17 -- The state cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod for a government guarantee to the shortterm interim loan of Rs4,000 crore for the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi corridor. The government guarant... Read More

35-year-old held with cocaine worth Rs6.12cr

Mumbai, July 17 -- A 35-year-old Mozambique national was arrested by the Anti-Narcotic Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai crime branch with 1.20 kilogram of cocaine worth Rs6.12 crore in Khar. ANC, in its inve... Read More

Woman strangled over dowry, two arrested in UP

Muzaffarnagar, July 17 -- A woman was strangled allegedly by her in-laws over dowry at Galibpur village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said Tuesday. Two of the five accused were arr... Read More


Thane, July 17 -- Two people were detained for allegedly abusing a traffic police officer at Teen Hath naka in Thane on Tuesday. "The man who was driving the car started arguing with the cop when he w... Read More