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Jan 17, 2017
Rohith Vemula suicide: Hyderabad University clamps down on students planning 'Shahadat Din'A stage seems to have set for confrontation between students of University of Hyderabad and its authorities over organisation of "Shahadat Din" on Tuesday in memory of dalit scholar Rohit Vemula whose alleged suicide last year had raised a political firestorm.
Jan 11, 2017
'Frozen' UNSC that represents small minority: Syed Akbaruddin at Council debateCriticising a "frozen" UN Security Council that represents a small minority of the world's population, India said only an "updated" and not "outdated" global institution can be effective in addressing the current challenges of conflict prevention and sustaining peace.
Dec 01, 2016
Uniform Civil Code debate is more about values existing within communities: Tufail Ahmad tells FirstpostTufail Ahmad, executive director of a Delhi-based think tank, proposed a draft on Uniform Civil Code to initiate a public debate on specific issues.
Nov 24, 2016
Arun Jaitley on Parliament logjam: Opposition manufacturing reasons to escape the debateFinance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday accused the Opposition of inventing reasons to run away from a debate on demonetisation and took a swipe at former PM Manmohan Singh over his criticism, saying it is no surprise that he is unhappy as "maximum black money was generated" under his rule.
Nov 24, 2016
Rajya Sabha debates on demonetisation, Manmohan Singh calls it 'organised loot'The opposition had been demanding presence of the Prime Minister for resumption of the debate on demonetisation for the last five days.
Nov 16, 2016
Firstpost special report: Why India's juvenile justice system is fracturedSince 1986, successive legislations dealing with juvenile justice have dealt with two broad categories of children.
Nov 08, 2016
US Election 2016 turns real champ on Facebook with nearly 10 mn Indians hooked on to chat, commentsWith 127 million Americans generating 8,785 million interactions on Facebook, the US Election 2016 was one of the most talked about topics since Republican Ted Cruz announced his candidacy in March 2015
Oct 27, 2016
Whose religion is it, anyway? Supreme Court reserves verdict on poll law provision on corrupt practiceSC reserved its verdict on the "width and scope" of an electoral law provision dealing with issue whether seeking votes on the ground of "religion, race, caste, community or language", amounted to "corrupt practice".
Oct 26, 2016
Hindutva debate: Is seeking votes in name of religion a corrupt practice, asks Supreme CourtThe bench reiterated its Tuesday's observation that it would not re-visit the famous 'Hindutva' verdict holding Hinduism as a 'way of life' as the issue did not find mention in the reference made to it by a five-judge bench.
Oct 21, 2016
Tenth accusation of sexual assault against Donald Trump: Yoga trainer says Republican groped herThe Trump campaign slammed the latest accusation of sexual misconduct as a tool meant to help Democratic rival Hillary Clinton win the 8 November election.