The language of the lion: Tracing the history of Sinhala, its complicated relationship with Tamil in Sri Lanka
There are as many points of convergence between Sinhala and Tamil, as there are of variance. In admitting the truth of this crucial fact and acting on it perhaps lies the future of Sri Lanka.
Rajasthan government approves proposal to provide 70 litres of free water to individuals in 13 desert districts
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has approved a proposal to provide 70 litres of water for free to residents of the 13 desert districts of the state, an official statement said.
NGT slaps Rs 20 crore fine on Rajasthan government for inaction on Bandi river pollution by local textile industries
A bench headed by Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore directed the Rajasthan chief secretary to deposit the money as an interim amount within one month towards environment compensation to the Central Pollution Control Board, which may be recovered from the polluters
Rajasthan Assembly Election: BJP expels 11 rebel leaders for contesting against official party candidates
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday expelled 11 rebel leaders from the primary membership of the party for six years. The action has been taken against these leaders for contesting against the official party candidates in the upcoming Rajasthan assembly elections.
Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: Congress state working president Ramdayal Uike joins ruling BJP, claims he felt 'suffocated'
Ramdayal Uike, who had quit the BJP and joined the Congress in 2000, described his return to the ruling party as "ghar wapsi".
Poor didn't get their due in 70 years of Congress rule, backward classes were suppressed, claims Amit Shah
This is BJP chief Amit Shah's second visit to Rajasthan in a month ahead of the Assembly elections in the state later this year.
Bharat Bandh against SC/ST Act: Upper-caste protesters stop trains, block highways across North India
Two Bihar politicians, JD(U) leader Shyam Rajak and Madhepura MP Rajesh Ranjan, faced angry mobs while travelling. Protesters pelted stones at Rajak's car, he told reporters in Patna.
BJP to resume Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra on 24 August; Congress to kick off rallies in state on same day
Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will begin the second leg of her 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra' in Jodhpur division while the Congress will hold its first Sankalp rally in Chittorgarh district.
Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to Delhi Police Crime Branch about the Daati Maharaj case based on the victim's petition, in which she also urged the court to direct the investigating agency to arrest the accused.
Rajasthan road accidents: 11 dead, 42 injured in three separate accidents in Ajmer, Bikaner, Sirohi on Sunday
Three separate road accidents in Rajasthan claimed 11 lives and injured 42, authorities are instructed to treat the wounded well by chief minister Vasundhara Raje
Rape-accused self-styled godman Daati Maharaj claims three people associated with ashram 'framed him'
Daati Maharaj, the self-styled godman who was accused of raping his disciple in his ashrams in Delhi said that three people associated with his ashram 'framed him'
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday visited flood-hit areas in Jalore district of Rajasthan.
The Rajasthan government has announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the next of kin of those who have lost their lives in the floods.
Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday conducted an aerial survey of Jalore district and asked officials to make a report of losses.
Two children drowned in a swollen pond and a body was fished out of a canal in Rajasthan's Pali district, taking the death toll to 17 since 22 July.
Rajasthan floods: Vasundhara Raje conducts aerial survey of affected areas, fast-tracks rescue operations
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje reviewed the situation in the flood-hit areas of the state and gave necessary directions to the officials
Heavy rainfall and water released from the Jawai Dam have flooded parts of Jalore and neighbouring areas in Rajasthan, officials said on Saturday.
I was in Nepal a few days ago and noticed an interesting thing. Kathmandu is a city much like any other on our subcontinent.