As Donald Trump insulted Kamala Harris on Tuesday, he peppered his usual misogynistic “nasty” trope with more name-calling, referring to her as the “meanest, most horrible, most disrespectful” member of the US Senate
Praise for Kamala Harris’ potential impact came despite the fact that she failed, in her own 2020 presidential bid, to gain much traction among African American voters, who supported Biden over both her and the other Black candidates in the contest
The vaccine race comes at a time when Washington is already engaging in a new debate over how to recalibrate relations between the two powers after the election
Tirupati's steep COVID-19 case numbers highlight how pandemic is sharpening conflict between science and faith
On 9 August, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams reported that a staggering 743 members of their staff had tested positive for COVID-19 since the temple reopened on 11 June.
Even if the industry bites the bullet and agrees to go full throttle on defence manufacturing, the lack of transparency from the government corridor will hardly instil confidence in the private sector.
The possibility of an ugly November has emerged more starkly as the US president complains that the election will be rigged and Democrats accuse him of trying to make that a self-fulfilling prophecy
COVID-19 lockdown exposes gaps in India's child protection services and urgent need for collaborative, proactive approach
The lockdown augmented poverty, uncertainty and domestic anxiety; now more children may move toward the streets; away from home or searching for work.
India has joined a long list of countries in which concerns have been raised about whether such institutes are propaganda arms of the Chinese State
Donald Trump's tweet on delaying election amounts to stunning attack on underpinnings of US' democracy
It was a tweet that mattered, and couldn’t be ignored, even by many Republicans who have long given Trump a pass.
When is a woman's grief 'good' enough? Reactions to a celebrity death highlight gendered social expectations
Social media platforms act as sites wherein death, loss, and mourning are increasingly encountered and negotiated. With the online omnipresence of grieving, it becomes a constant challenge for women, especially those bereaved, to perform ‘good grief’.
Ambala, Hasimara Rafale bases strategically selected to address Pakistan and China, optimise limited resources
It is important to keep in mind that these Rafale squadrons are only filling the gaps and not an addition to the sanctioned IAF strength.
The Buddha nullah picks up toxic effluents in massive quantities and around 200 MLD of untreated sewage a day before it meets the Sutlej river
The police needs clean localised data to formulate strategies on where to increase patrolling and where to be stricter in enforcing the lockdown.
Sex workers in Kamathipura are desperate to get back to work despite the risks due to COVID-19, purely to end the vicious cycle of hunger and violence
Haphazard construction has increased risk of monsoon flooding in Bhubaneswar, wrecked city's drainage system
Bhubaneswar used to have ten natural drainage channels that carried rainwater coming from uplands in Chandaka forest and other areas around the city.
Ashok Gehlot vs Sachin Pilot: A brief history of face-offs between Congress' war horse and young buck
The seeds for the turf war in Rajasthan between Gehlot and Pilot were sown long ago.
Coronavirus lockdown compounds kidney patients' woes; 28% skip dialysis, outpatient attendance falls 92%: survey
Millions suffering from chronic kidney disease could be at risk of cardiac arrest due to missed dialysis sessions and shortage of equipment.
Werner Herzog’s Family Romance LLC, the defining film of our times, captures malaise at the heart of capitalism
Werner Herzog's Family Romance LLC is a film that challenges the convention of both fiction and documentary filmmaking.
'Take care while making arrests': Delhi Police advisory to riots investigators echoes politics of Hindu privilege
The order has generated much outrage across the country. But for Mumbaikars, the Delhi Police’s 'advice' only evokes a sense of déjà vu.
From surveillance cameras along LAC to fistfights, Ladakhis, retired soldiers say China's aggression has been building up for years
Many analysts say that China’s actions in Ladakh mirror the more assertive approach it has taken across Asia, especially in the South China Sea.