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UP's IPS officers transferred at four times the Indian average

With 200 million people, UP is India`s most populous state and does have more IPS officers than any other Indian state.

Miscellaneous | Mar 07, 2017, 12:46 PM IST

Manipur at 'crossroads' — Violence, corruption and much more

Manipur, literally meaning the land of ‘jewel’, seems to be inadvertently losing out its flavor of what it used to be known for in the past. With the state entangling in never-ending conflicts, Manipur, which boasts of its exotic landscapes, today finds itself in ‘complete mayhem’.

Salome Phelamei | Mar 03, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

Indian children healthier than ever, but other nations doing better: Latest data

Mizoram was the only state to report an increase in infant mortality -- from 34 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2005-06 to 40 in 2015-16. Uttar Pradesh have not been released.
 

Miscellaneous | Mar 03, 2017, 11:59 AM IST

Maharashtra verdict: Has Modi's demonetisation gamble paid off?

Earlier, too, the BJP had come out on top in a series of civic elections across the country and returned more recently as a major contender in Odisha.
 

Miscellaneous | Feb 27, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Carnage at Qalandar: The Shia, Sunni, Sufi triangle

The suicide attack on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sindh is unlikely to dampen the spirit of Dhamaal, the ecstatic dance performed in the shrine`s courtyard at dusk every Thursday.

Miscellaneous | Feb 27, 2017, 16:09 PM IST

More layoffs likely as India's manufacturing sales shrink

In November 2014, just weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his Make-in-India campaign, Nokia shut its factory in Chennai, rendering 6,600 full-time workers jobless.
 

Miscellaneous | Feb 27, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

How delayed pregnancies beat sterilisation as a family-planning tool

In India, mothers aged below 20 years face 1.5 times the risk of losing their baby as compared with women aged 20 to 29.
 

Miscellaneous | Feb 24, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Will Donald Trump be an environmental disaster? History of 1880s holds the answer!

Security and progress versus wildlife and environment. 150 years earlier, human endeavour won over Mother Nature. Is history going to repeat itself in an even more brutal way?  

Akrita Reyar | Feb 22, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Ind vs Aus 2017: Why sledging Virat Kohli would be the last thing in Steve Smith's mind

Virat Kohli, who has been in sensational form across formats in the last few years, loves to play against Australia and Steve Smith's men need to come up with mind-boggling strategies to stop Indian skipper's record-shattering spree.

Suyash Srivastava | Feb 22, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Whither defence research? Navy's rejection of Tejas is a lesson

Admiral Arun Prakash (retd)/South Asia Monitor/IANS

Miscellaneous | Feb 21, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Role of private sector in building an efficient agricultural chain

More than 15 percent people still remained undernourished in India in 2015. 

Miscellaneous | Feb 10, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

Samajwadi Party, Congress, BSP fighting last battle for existence: BJP's Noida candidate Pankaj Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh is contesting the upcoming 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket from the high-profile Noida constituen

Biplob Ghosal | Feb 06, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

My focus is entirely on basketball, not thinking about joining WWE: Satnam Singh

In a cricket-obsessed country like India, where cricketers are treated as semi-gods, it’s a tremendous achievement if someone makes name in a lesser-popular sport like basketball.

Suyash Srivastava | Feb 06, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

India Art Fair 2017: Frames to make you smile

Garima Dutt

Miscellaneous | Feb 04, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Goa Assembly elections 2017: Things to know

The single-phase Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017 will be held on February 4, 2017 to elect 40 members of the Goa Legislative Assembly, as the term of current Legislative Assembly terminates in March.

Ankita Bhandari | Feb 01, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Manipur Assembly elections 2017: All you need to know

The polling to elect 60 members of Manipur Legislative Assembly election, 2017 will be held on March 4 and 8 as the term of current Legislative Assembly ends on 18 March 2017.

Ankita Bhandari | Feb 01, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

After five years of wait, will Congress be able to grab power in Goa?

The Congress has promised five litres of free petrol per month to every college student, who has a valid driving license.

Ankita Bhandari | Feb 01, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

UP polls 2017: Things to know

The seven-phase polling for 403 assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh announcement has the stage is set for yet another bitter electoral battle between the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and its political rivals. 

Ankita Bhandari | Feb 01, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

#Elections2017: UP spends least on health, reflects in its ill-health

Oommen C Kurian/IndiaSpend/IANS

Miscellaneous | Feb 01, 2017, 15:27 PM IST