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Kangana Ranaut to play Indira Gandhi in untitled political drama, actress confirms on social media
Entertainment

Kangana Ranaut to play Indira Gandhi in untitled political drama, actress confirms on social media

The film will be directed by Sai Kabir, who is also scripting the story and the screenplay.

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
India

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process

While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight

Translation of M Mukundan's Delhi: A Soliloquy, depicts the city's squalor as observed by its Malayali diaspora
Arts & Culture

Translation of M Mukundan's Delhi: A Soliloquy, depicts the city's squalor as observed by its Malayali diaspora

It took two years for the writer to paint a picture of Delhi which was far from the glamorous and ‘cosmetic’ construct of the city in those minds that have never truly visited the capital

The philosophical malaise in Ek Desh, Ek Vidhan and Ek Pradhan offers just cause for asymmetrical federalism in India
India

The philosophical malaise in Ek Desh, Ek Vidhan and Ek Pradhan offers just cause for asymmetrical federalism in India

The entire Kashmir policy of the Government of India, right from 1947, is that of misplaced intrigue. Trying to hammer something which is brittle into malleability.

45 years later, how Indira Gandhi's 1975 Emergency appears through the lens of the Films Division of India 
Lifestyle

45 years later, how Indira Gandhi's 1975 Emergency appears through the lens of the Films Division of India 

When the Emergency was declared on 25 June 1975, the Films Division's resources were marshalled to defend the clampdown and sing the praises of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her Twenty Point Programme.

Amit Shah slams Congress on 45th anniversary of Emergency, says 'interests of one family prevailed over party and nation'
Politics

Amit Shah slams Congress on 45th anniversary of Emergency, says 'interests of one family prevailed over party and nation'

Union Home Minister Amit Shah came down heavily on the Congress on Thursday, saying the interests of one family prevailed over the party and national interests, and questioned why the ''Emergency mindset'' still remained in the Opposition party.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan declares month-long emergency in Tokyo, six other prefectures as confirmed cases reach 3,906
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Japan declares month-long emergency in Tokyo, six other prefectures as confirmed cases reach 3,906

Under the emergency in Japan, residents are requested to stay at home; it does take the form of an order — and violators will not be penalized.

'Greatest emergency since Independence': Raghuram Rajan urges govt to seek experts' help in dealing with COVID-19's economic impact
Business

'Greatest emergency since Independence': Raghuram Rajan urges govt to seek experts' help in dealing with COVID-19's economic impact

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has suggested to the government to call people with proven expertise and capabilities, including from Opposition, to deal with perhaps the greatest emergency being faced by the country since Independence following the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan urges govt to invite experts to deal with economic impact of pandemic
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan urges govt to invite experts to deal with economic impact of pandemic

Rajan, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, suggested that India should now plan for what happens after the lockdown, if the virus is not defeated.

Between the stages of emergency and normalcy lies our present COVID-19 goal: What this semi-normal looks like
Health

Between the stages of emergency and normalcy lies our present COVID-19 goal: What this semi-normal looks like

There will be three stages to the coronavirus era. The stage we’re in now is the period of emergency, when stores are shuttered, church services suspended, even playgrounds closed

Italy records highest coronavirus toll in one day with 627 deaths; 'you are not invincible', WHO tells youth
World

Italy records highest coronavirus toll in one day with 627 deaths; 'you are not invincible', WHO tells youth

The US warned Americans to avoid all international travel and told citizens abroad to return now or face an 'indefinite' absence as coronavirus pandemic toll surpassed 10,000 people worldwide on Friday

Coronavirus outbreak: Donald Trump invokes Defense Production Act to marshal private companies as big three automakers agree to shut down
World

Coronavirus outbreak: Donald Trump invokes Defense Production Act to marshal private companies as big three automakers agree to shut down

Calling himself a “wartime president,” Donald Trump said he would sign the Defense Production Act “in case we need it" to deal with an expected surge in cases of coronavirus

'There was an air of freedom in the country': Arun Jaitley on post-Emergency euphoria, in posthumously published book
Politics

'There was an air of freedom in the country': Arun Jaitley on post-Emergency euphoria, in posthumously published book

With a foreword by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Juggernaut Books has posthumously published Arun Jaitley's A New India: Selected Writings 2014 — 19. Read an excerpt here.

Priya Balasubramanian's debut The Alchemy of Secrets unravels a family's long-nurtured secrets
Life

Priya Balasubramanian's debut The Alchemy of Secrets unravels a family's long-nurtured secrets

Priya Balasubramanian’s novel is a story about how prejudices can sometimes lead to catastrophic consequences that threaten to destroy the peace within a family. It also highlights the effect mistrust and lies can have on the peace within a family, especially on the minds of innocent but keenly perceptive children.

Wuhan Coronavirus: Hong Kong declares emergency, halts official visits to mainland China; city confirms five cases, 122 under observation
World

Wuhan Coronavirus: Hong Kong declares emergency, halts official visits to mainland China; city confirms five cases, 122 under observation

Hong Kong on Saturday declared a virus emergency while announcing a series of measures to curb the spread of Wuhan coronavirus in the Asian financial hub

Sitaram Yechury says situation in Delhi during Thursday's CAA protests worse than Emergency, slams govt for detention of demonstrators
Politics

Sitaram Yechury says situation in Delhi during Thursday's CAA protests worse than Emergency, slams govt for detention of demonstrators

The situation in Delhi on Thursday was worse than that during the Emergency with internet shut, metro stations closed and the police detaining hundreds of students, activists and opposition leaders protesting against CAA, said Sitaram Yechury

SC orders probe into Telangana encounters: Extrajudicial killings are shock to India's legal conscience and have no place in a democracy
India

SC orders probe into Telangana encounters: Extrajudicial killings are shock to India's legal conscience and have no place in a democracy

The act of killing someone is, by all means, a crime that "shocks the conscience of the nation". But, when a similar crime is committed by those who are meant to prevent it, it shocks the legal conscience of the nation

Prakash Javadekar says NDA govt committed to ensuring media freedom, highlights need for self-regulation
India

Prakash Javadekar says NDA govt committed to ensuring media freedom, highlights need for self-regulation

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the BJP-led government at the Centre was committed to ensuring media freedom and recalled party leaders' fight against Emergency in 1975 to protect press freedom.

‘We will preserve, protect them’: Satya Pal Malik justifies restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, says it was done to prevent any loss of life
India

‘We will preserve, protect them’: Satya Pal Malik justifies restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, says it was done to prevent any loss of life

He also justified the imposition of severe restrictions after Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370

Gender parity, education for women more likely to achieve Narendra Modi's goal to stem population growth, not coercive tactics
India

Gender parity, education for women more likely to achieve Narendra Modi's goal to stem population growth, not coercive tactics

From the ramparts of Red Fort on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his concern over the 'population explosion' in India, calling those who are 'self-motivated' to limit family sizes true patriots