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Unable to Feed Family for two Days, Farmer Dies by Suicide in Bundelkhand

The debt-ridden farmer was pushed to penury as the harvest of his second crop of the year also failed.

26 May 2022 8:29 pm
Hyderabad Fake Encounter: Police Brutality Under Garb of Curbing Sexual Violence

In this special conversation, senior journalistBhasha Singh spoke with senior advocate Vrinda Grover, who approached the courts against the Hyderabad fake encounter by the police in 2019 in the name of delivering speedy justice for a rape-murder case.

26 May 2022 7:29 pm
Allahabad HC Quashes FIR Against The Wire Editor, Siddharth Varadarajan and Reporter, Ismat Ara

FIR was filed against them for tweeting a report on the death of a protester in New Delhi during the Republic Day

26 May 2022 6:57 pm
Field Notes of a PoSH Trainer: Unravelling Class Differences

A white-collar male worker is inclined to be sympathetic towards an accused because that is where he stands and identifies himself as a class. But amongst labourers, I saw male workers standing beside their female colleagues (as a class) against the common oppressor, the lala.

26 May 2022 6:50 pm
Centre Forcing States to Buy Imported Coal to Cover-up Short Supply of Dry Fuel: AIPEF

The Central government is encroaching on state authority and forcing them to buy imported coal to cover up its own inefficiencies in supplying domestic coal to thermal plants, AIPEF spokesperson V K Gupta alleged.

26 May 2022 6:22 pm
Delhi: Hundreds of Hawkers Protest at Jantar Mantar on International Hawkers Day

Protesters said that the implementation of the 2014 Act, enacted to protect hawkers, is sluggish, while eviction drives, which must be deemed illegal as per the Act, run unabated. They demanded the constitution of a central committee to monitor the implementation.

26 May 2022 6:21 pm
West Bengal: Deprived Candidates Demand Resignation of College Service Commission Head

In a protest held on Wednesday, aspirants alleged corruption in the appointment of professors, and sought a probe into the college teachers recruitment process .

26 May 2022 6:07 pm
Save G N Saibabas Life: Authorities Urged to act as Jailed Profs Health Worsens During Hunger Strike

The urgency of meeting G N Saibabas demands was underlined as his health is fast deteriorating due to the hunger strike.

26 May 2022 4:48 pm
TN: Manchester of South India on 15-Day Strike as Cotton and Yarn Prices Spike

The garment industry in Coimbatore and Tirupur downed shutters for 15 days, demanding a check on cotton and yarn prices and a change in export-import policies.

26 May 2022 3:38 pm
West Bengal: Jalpaiguri BJP on Verge of Breaking up as Anger Simmers Against District Leadership

Many district office-bearers are moving away from organisational positions and have reportedly formed parallel committees, said sources.

26 May 2022 1:47 pm
COVID-19 the 4th Major Cause Behind Deaths in 2020, 2nd in Seven States: Registrar General of India

COVID-19 as a cause of death was added for data collection once the pandemic broke out in March 2020 in India.

26 May 2022 1:31 pm
Hasdeo Forest is Existential Issue for Tribals, say Activists Opposing Coal Mining

Tribal activists allege that the approvals for coal mining will have dire consequences for the ecology of Hasdeo Aranya, resulting in mass displacement.

26 May 2022 1:05 pm
Woman Artist Shot Dead, Nephew Injured in Another 'Targeted Attack' in Kashmir

The 35-year-old victim worked as a television artist but was more popular through her social media presence, especially YouTube and Instagram.

26 May 2022 11:59 am
The Continuing Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in India

As India celebrates its 75th year of independence with the Amrit Mahotsav, the glaring irony of a dysfunctional Parliament can no longer be ignored.

26 May 2022 11:46 am
UP: Jayant Chaudhary to be Joint Candidate of SP-RLD for Rajya Sabha Polls on June 10

Among the 11 retiring MPs from the state, five are from BJP, three from SP, two from BSP and one from Congress.

26 May 2022 11:40 am
Why Gyanvapi Case Reminds of ADM Jabalpur

Hope fate will protect Justice DY Chandrachud from regretting the Supreme Court order that he and two other judgesJustice Surya Kant and Justice PS Narasimharecently passed in the Gyanvapi mosque case. Yes, in much the same manner as his father YV Chandrachud repented his verdict in ADM Jabalpur.

26 May 2022 8:30 am
Human Mania for Roadbuilding a Threat to Great Apex Predator Species

Tigers and leopards are among the 10 apex predators most threatened by the worlds roads.

26 May 2022 8:00 am
Ukraine After 90 Days of War

Russias top priority has been to establish a land corridor to Crimea and put in place economic underpinnings for the regions development. That aim stands fulfilled.

26 May 2022 7:30 am
Unions Protest BJP Govts bid to Privatise Electricity in Puducherry

Around 500 employees of Puducherry Electricity Department went on a strike on May 23, demanding the central government withdraw its privatisation efforts.

25 May 2022 8:50 pm
Protests Erupt in Srinagar as NIA Court Awards Life Sentence to Separatist Yasin Malik

The PAGD termed the verdict as unfortunate and a setback to peace efforts. The NIA court has delivered its verdict but not justice, said its spokesperson.

25 May 2022 8:42 pm
AAP Sacking its Minister Causes Stir in Punjab and Beyond

The Punjab governments biggest challenge is to revive the sagging economy of Punjab, and it is yet to go after the big fish in corruption, but its latest move has made a sensation.

25 May 2022 7:27 pm
UP: Not Provided With Safety Equipment, Another Sanitation Worker Dies Cleaning a Sewer

Tension prevailed on the premises of the Bareilly Municipal Corporation as hundreds of sanitation workers employed on a contract basis went on a strike on Wednesday, seeking action against the contractor and demanding compensation to the deceased family.

25 May 2022 7:13 pm
J&K HC Grants Bail to PDP Leader Waheed Para; Mehbooba, Lone Hail Decision

Para was arrested by NIA in an alleged terror conspiracy case in November 2020.

25 May 2022 5:30 pm
CNN Probe Shows Veteran Al Jazeera Journo Deliberately Targeted by Israeli Forces

Videos corroborated by eyewitnesses, audio forensic analysis and an explosives weapons expert suggest that there were no armed Palestinians or combat when Shireen Abu Akleh was shot dead.

25 May 2022 4:39 pm
The Governments Gambit to Save Sedition

The opening gambit of the Union Government in response to a writ petition at the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of Section 124A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) (S.G. Vombatkere versus Union of India) has taken the legal world by surprise.

25 May 2022 4:02 pm
Bhima Koregaon: Accused Sagar Gorkhe Goes on Hunger Strike Against Jail Authorities

Accused alleges harassment by jail authorities and denial of basic facilities, Co-accused Gautam Navlakha seeks special courts permission to use a mosquito net

25 May 2022 3:55 pm
Kerala: 2 PFI Men Arrested in Hate Slogan Row; DYFI Condemns Communal Agenda'

Police are trying to identify more people who shouted the slogans recited by the child from the video. While the child has not been identified yet, a special investigation team has been appointed to look into the incident.

25 May 2022 3:51 pm
US Unilateral Sanctions Against Russia Will Produce a Global Food Disaster

Indias halt of wheat exports will deal a further severe blow to countries in the Global South.

25 May 2022 3:50 pm
Kashmir: Cop Killed, Daughter Injured in Srinagar as Target Killings Continue Unabated

On the sidelines of the cops wreath-laying ceremony, IGP Kashmir said that the militants were targeting unarmed jawans of the army, police and CRPF while they are on leave.

25 May 2022 3:02 pm
Central Trade Unions Come Together to Save Bengal's Jute Industry

In the coming days, the unions will hold conventions and meetings before jute mill gates across the state on a 27-point demand charter.

25 May 2022 2:42 pm
Syrian Refugees in Turkey Turn Into a Political Pawn

Syrian refugees in Turkey are worried about Erdogan's plans to to relocate up to 1 million of them to safe areas inside Syria. Damascus is also unhappy, fearing a Turkish landgrab and the return of dissidents.

25 May 2022 12:25 pm
After Wheat Ban, Govt Caps Sugar Exports at 10 Million Tonnes to Rein in Spiralling Prices

Move to ensure sufficient stock in the country as well as to safeguard interests of the common citizens hit by rising inflation.

25 May 2022 12:19 pm
Modis Claims on BJP Respecting Regional Languages Cant be Taken at Face Value

The saffron clan has always favoured imposing Hindi on non-Hindi speaking states.

25 May 2022 12:17 pm
West Bengal: Nursing Candidates Protest, Allege Recruitment Scam

Protesters demand jobs as per merit list. They also alleged that those who passed between 2018 and 2020 have not yet been recruited, but those in 2021 have been appointed.

25 May 2022 12:14 pm
Without a Playground in his Area, Fruit Seller's son From Jammu Makes Debut in International Cricket

As soon as the news of Usman Malik's selection got out in the public domain, his well wishers thronged the streets and lifted his father on their shoulders.

25 May 2022 12:00 pm
US Shocker: 19 Children, 2 Adults Shot Dead, Several Critical in Texas School Massacre

An 18 year-old youth, armed with a handgun, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and high-capacity magazines, opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde town.

25 May 2022 11:21 am
World Food Crisis: Causes, Consequences and Solutions

The war is exacerbating the food crisis, but to end it, the United States must first realise no military solution to the conflict in Ukraine will bring about the defeat of Russia it seeks.

25 May 2022 9:00 am
25 May 2022 8:00 am
IPEF Will be a Hard Sell in Indo-Pacific

The Indo Pacific Economic Framework is a desperate move by the Biden administration to burnish its economic profile in Asia as a credible counterbalance to China.

25 May 2022 7:30 am
India Must Account for Human and Ecological Costs of Highway Expansion

Highways link regions and improve connectivity, but the break-neck pace of construction comes at a human, environmental, and social cost that cannot be ignored.

25 May 2022 7:00 am
Khoj Khabar: Mosque After Mosque, Hate is the Agenda, not Search for God; Hyderabad's Fake Encounter Poses Big Questions

In this episode of Khoj Khabar, senior journalist Bhasha Singh, while exposing the hateful agenda of searching for God in one mosque after another, asks BJP governments whether it was appropriate to count the steps taken against Muslims as achievements.

24 May 2022 8:41 pm
Trapped in Gyanvapi-Qutub-Taj Web, When Will India Return to Real Issues?

When will issues like inflation and unemployment be tackled? Can India progress like this?

24 May 2022 8:04 pm
Bihar: Now Ruling JD-U Counters Ally BJP MLA's Demand on Closure of Madrasas

Early this month, JD-U objected to Centre's proposal to implement Uniform Civil Code and also opposed Amit Shah's announcement on CAA.

24 May 2022 7:29 pm
Why the World is Worried About Stagflation

Economists and finance pundits across the world are warning about the comeback of stagflation, when stagnation in economic growth and rise in unemployment is accompanied by high inflation.

24 May 2022 7:19 pm
Voyager Images Keep Scientists Confused

Voyager currently is at a distance of 14.5 billion miles (23.3 billion kilometres) away from Earth and seems to operate properly, except that the spacecraft is now unable to locate its position in space.

24 May 2022 6:30 pm
Station Masters Announce One-Day Strike Against Delay in Filling Vacancies

Out of the sanctioned strength of 34,000-plus station masters across all the railway zones, around 6,800 are vacant.

24 May 2022 6:25 pm
Gyanvapi Case: Varanasi District Court to Decide on Maintainability on May 26

Fresh plea filed on behalf of Vishwa Vedic Sanatan Sangh, seeking ban on the entry of Muslims to the complex.

24 May 2022 6:23 pm
In Signal to China, Quad Opposes 'Provocative or Unilateral ' Bid to Change Status Quo in Indo-Pacific

A joint Quad statement reaffirmed the grouping's resolve to uphold international rules-based order where countries are free from all forms of military, economic and political coercion.

24 May 2022 5:36 pm
General Strike Call Against Inflation and Unemployment

Left parties condemned the rising prices during a worsening employment situation in India.

24 May 2022 5:09 pm
'Attempt to Erase History': Sheikh Abdullah's Image Removed From Police Awards in J&K

Many in Kashmir believe that the decision to remove Sheikh Abdullahs legacy is rooted in the divisive politics of the BJP, which is aimed at disempowering the people of Kashmir.

24 May 2022 4:25 pm