Showing of 0 - 10 from 2814 results
Article - Total results - 2814
May 25, 2017
Centre must outlaw female genital mutilation, take proactive steps to end 'cruel' practice in IndiaThe Indian government must pay heed to the petition on Supreme Court and take steps to ban female genital mutilation (female khatna) as it is unconstitutional and an egregious violation of human rights
May 18, 2017
GST roll-out: State finance ministers flock at Srinagar to iron out creases, but J&K traders remain waryThe meeting in Srinagar is also seen as a push to divert the attention from the bad news coming out of the region, as it comes in the backdrop of a restive Valley, marked by violence and protests in recent months.
May 18, 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: Key observations made in interim order by world courtHere are some key points from the ICJ interim order that not only told Pakistan to put on hold the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav but also rejected it claims of "no jurisdiction" of the world court in the matter
May 18, 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: India wins round one at The Hague, but court not harsh enough on PakistanWhile we have won the moral victory what makes us think that Pakistan will adhere to the spirit of the interim order.
May 16, 2017
India will ultimately prevail in Kashmir, abrogating Article 370 not a solution: Amit ShahBJP-led NDA government is handling the Kashmir issue "diplomatically" and India will ultimately "prevail" there, BJP president Amit Shah said on Monday.
May 15, 2017
Subramanian Swamy hopeful of constructing Ram temple in Ayodhya from 2018BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said he hoped that construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya would begin next year, while advocating the removal of Article 370, which grants special autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.
May 02, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: Pranab Mukherjee retires in July, this is how India elects its presidentAs Pranab Mukherjee retires in July, in the first part of a three-part series, Firstpost looks at how India's complex method of electing a president ensures equal representation to states as well as the Union, irrespective of who has majority in which house
Apr 28, 2017
Narendra Modi govt seeks Opposition support to setup all India judicial serviceThe NDA government, which lacks the numbers in the Rajya Sabha, is trying to convince parties to support its move to set up an all-India judicial service (AIJS), contending that it will help promote federal governance.
Mar 31, 2017
After Brexit: Growth of global secessionist voices calls for more dialogue and less 'anti-national' slanderInterestingly unlike the Indian government, most of its global counterparts – opposed as many of them are to secessionist forces – do not view the demand for independence as a marker of anti-national sentiment.
Mar 29, 2017
Brexit: British PM Theresa May says 'no turning back' after triggering exit from EUPrime Minister Theresa May said there could be "no turning back" and called for national unity, after notifying the EU of Brexit.