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Boko Haram burns children alive near Maiduguri; 86 found dead, say officials

Feb 01, 2016

Boko Haram burns children alive near Maiduguri; 86 found dead, say officials

A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say died in the latest attack by Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremists #NewsTracker #Boko Haram #Maiduguri #National Emergency Management Agency #firebombing #Dalori
'Modi govt may meet same fate as Indira': Yashwant Sinha says his remark was misinterpreted

Feb 01, 2016

'Modi govt may meet same fate as Indira': Yashwant Sinha says his remark was misinterpreted

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha contended his remarks made in Goa on Sunday had been "completely misunderstood" and misinterpreted but the comments he made at a conference indicated that he was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, without naming him. #Politics #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Indira Gandhi #Goa #Yashwant Sinha #Emergency
France 'at war': Francois Hollande plans renewal of three-month state of emergency

Jan 23, 2016

France 'at war': Francois Hollande plans renewal of three-month state of emergency

French President Francois Hollande will seek to renew the three-month state of emergency imposed following the deadly Paris attacks in November, the president's office said Friday #NewsTracker #State of emergency #François Hollande #Paris attacks
Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid spreading unrest

Jan 22, 2016

Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid spreading unrest

Tunisia imposed a nationwide overnight curfew on Friday in response to growing unrest over unemployment as protests across the country descended into vandalism in several cities. #Middle East #NewsTracker #Unemployment #Protests #Emergency #Tunisia #Curfew #Vandalism
Air India flight lands at Delhi airport under emergency conditions after low pressure in tyre

Jan 12, 2016

Air India flight lands at Delhi airport under emergency conditions after low pressure in tyre

A Delhi-bound Air India flight, with 325 passengers on board, on Tuesday landed under emergency conditions at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. #India #air india #Delhi #NewsTracker #tyre #Emergency landing #Indira Gandhi International Airport #plane #Flight #low pressure
Bihar govt website says Indira's rule was worse than British

Jan 10, 2016

Bihar govt website says Indira's rule was worse than British

The mention about "autocratic rule" of Indira Gandhi and "oppression" perpetrated during the Emergency has been made in a write up on Bihar's history. #Politics #Congress #Indira Gandhi #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Emergency #110th United States Congress #States #Jawahar Lal Nehru #Jay Prakash Narayan
World Bank tempers global economic growth forecast for 2016 citing anaemic recovery in emerging markets

Jan 07, 2016

World Bank tempers global economic growth forecast for 2016 citing anaemic recovery in emerging markets

World Bank projects global economy to grow at 2.9% this year, down from its earlier estimate of 3.3% #World Bank #Brazil #Russia #Global economy #emerging markets. US economy
Three New Year money resolutions to break in 2016

Dec 28, 2015

Three New Year money resolutions to break in 2016

What's your New Year resolution? Here are three you need to break this year #Credit card #Cars #Money #Personal finance #emergency funds #2016 #Resolutions
The review that wasn't: Forty years after Kesavananda Bharati vs the State of Kerala

Dec 22, 2015

The review that wasn't: Forty years after Kesavananda Bharati vs the State of Kerala

In this two-part series, Firstpost looks at a landmark episode in Indian constitutional history, the Kesavananda Bharati case and its subsequent review, the 40th anniversary of which occurred recently. This part covers the controversial review that never was, and the legacy. #TheLongView #Supreme Court #Indira Gandhi #Emergency #Kerala government #Constitution of India #Kesavananda Bharati #Nani Palkhivala