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How Delhi, Kolkata, and Dhaka betrayed Patna

India, Oct. 23 -- The 2019 monsoon season, which continued till late September, has been disastrous for Bihar. There has been large-scale inundation, leading to loss of lives and property and displace... Read More


The interplay of Artificial Intelligence, modern lives and literature

India, Oct. 23 -- In September, I visited Berlin for the International Literature Festival, on a track titled Automatic Writing, which invited an international cohort of 30 science fiction authors, sc... Read More


Gandhi and Savarkar's Bharat Ratna

India, Oct. 23 -- Will Vinayak Damodar Savarkar be decorated, posthumously, with the Bharat Ratna? Very likely, yes. Everything about our times points to that. Should he be? Let us pose that questio... Read More


Northern Ireland takes a leap

India, Oct. 23 -- The tragic death of an Indian woman, Savita Halappanavar, has influenced one of the most momentous changes in Northern Ireland's restrictive laws against abortion. She died when deni... Read More


Kidnappings rise, murders decline: NCRB report

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on Monday released its long-awaited report on 2017 crime statistics, showing a 3.6% rise in registration of cases over those booked the p... Read More


Andhra CM seeks release of funds for polavarm project

Hyderabad, Oct. 23 -- Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday sought the intervention of Union home minister Amit Shah in approving the revised estimated cost of ~55,548 crore o... Read More


'9 Delhi roads to be redesigned in 2020'

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- In a big makeover plan for Delhi's overloaded roads, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that all roads managed by the Public Works Department (PWD) will be redes... Read More


'Meeting with Mukerjeas weeded out'

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in its charge sheet in the INX Media case filed on Friday, has said two meetings of Indrani Mukerjea and Pratim (Peter) Mukerjea -- the... Read More


crime up 3.6% but rape cases at 5-year-low: 2017 NCRB data

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- The National Crime Records Bureau on Monday released its long-awaited report on 2017 crime statistics, showing a 3.6% rise in registration of cases over those booked the previous... Read More


3 detained in Kamlesh Tiwari case

LUCKNOW, Oct. 23 -- In hot pursuit of those behind the murder of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari, UP police have detained three persons, including a cleric from Bareilly. They are being brought to Lucknow... Read More