Who is Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and why is his resignation from Hurriyat Conference significant?
Geelani has been known to be one of the most prominent separatist leaders in the Valley
Even as Dharavi, Worli show signs of improvement, emerging hotspots a worry for Mumbai
According to BMC data, over 5,000 buildings remain sealed in the city.
Coronavirus pandemic | How Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, went from COVID-19 hotspot to potential success story
The fight, officials stress, is not over, but there certainly seems to be improvement
In-Depth | This is America: The murder of George Floyd and how it sparked debate on racial identity in the US, again
George Floyd's death in police custody has sparked nation-wide protests, with questions being raised on racial justice and identity in American society
Coronavirus pandemic | Mumbai Police's social media directives spark row, BJP claims 'gag order' in Maharashtra
A leader from the ruling MVA in Maharashtra said this is simply the BJP's "tactic to continue their efforts in trying to trouble the government"
Coronavirus pandemic | As COVID-19 cases rise, iconic spots turn into quarantine facilities in Mumbai
With over 1,185 cases reported in Mumbai on May 18, the total number of coronavirus cases in the city reached over 21,000. The financial capital has registered 757 virus-related deaths
Explained | What is 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme? Here's all you need to know
The announcement was made by FM Sitharaman in her second address describing the contours of the Centre's stimulus measures.
In Depth | Pandemic, people and power — how the coronavirus crisis is reshaping strongman politics across the world
In these circumstances, governments across the world, especially those governed by autocrats, have a clear advantage— and some of them have been able to work on it during the time of the pandemic
In Depth | Trace, test, seal, repeat: As cases rise, here's how India is dealing with coronavirus hotspots
Most of these cases in India have cropped up in what the government has tended to call hotspots, or places— entire districts, cities, wards or even lanes— which have reported a large number of affected patients
In Depth | Delhi violence: Lives lost, homes burnt, shops looted — but the politics goes on
Locals could be heard on television telling reporters that the rioters came from outside, and many of the families belonging to either Hindu or Muslim communities were given shelter and protected by others
Know Your Leader | Delhi Election: Atishi — the driving force behind AAP's education reforms
A graduate of St. Stephen's College and armed with a Master's degree in history, Atishi was the advisor to Delhi's education minister Manish Sisodia
Delhi Election: Why has BJP been out of power for 23 years in the Capital?
This time around, some analysts have said Shaheen Bagh and the overall CAA-NRC stir have given an advantage to the BJP, at least in maintaining and increasing its core support base
Delhi Election: How BJP's alliance dynamics tell a story beyond polls for the Capital
The SAD and the JDU, BJP's alliance partners in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), play an crucial role in Delhi, but the influence of these alliances goes beyond national capital
Going beyond Indo-China war, Jairam Ramesh's book makes case for VK Krishna Menon's 'chequered brilliance'
This is a long, ambitious book that, apart from covering VK Krishna Menon's major life events, also delves into looking at the man who must have lived with a burden
Delhi Election | Subhash Chopra: The veteran Congressman and old guard loyalist facing an uphill task
Chopra is a three-time legislator from Kalkaji, and has also served as Delhi assembly Speaker
Delhi election | Do protests matter? Delhi immediate test for BJP, AAP after CAA, NRC stir
A month before the polls, internal surveys painted a rosy picture for AAP, with the BJP losing "even its core base". However, within a month, things have changed
In Depth | Coronavirus: The spread, the danger, the symptoms — and the social cost
As the World Health Organisation declares coronavirus a 'global health emergency', here's what we know about the disease so far, and what can be done to protect against it
BMC schools to start teaching ICSE, CBSE Boards; 'huge win' for education system, says Aaditya Thackeray
"This is also an alternative to the private schools with ICSE and CBSE boards, which are charging hefty fees," Shiv Sena leader Sainath Durge said
In Depth | 'Strongmen' of international politics who will define 2020, and the decade thereafter
2019 was the year of change— for better or for worse — in the politics of a number of nations
Maharashtra cabinet expansion: Ajit Pawar included, Prithviraj Chavan excluded — Here's all the hits and misses
Leaders and legislators particularly from the Congress and Shiv Sena, sources said, are feeling slighted for various reasons
Lok Sabha polls, Article 370, CAA protests and new alliances: Here's how 2019 unfolded, politically
2019 was a year of some major political decisions, unexpected and unusual alliances, political crises and significant Supreme Court judgements -- take a look at the events that defined 2019 in politics
Maharashtra: Discontent in Maha Vikas Aghadi over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
The Shiv Sena, which supported the bill in Lok Sabha, has left the government guessing over its stance, and might even oppose it in Rajya Sabha
Karnataka bypolls: What BJP's big win means for the party and CM Yediyurappa
With the conclusion of the bypolls to 15 seats, the strength of the Karnataka Assembly has now gone up to 223 from 208, in which the BJP has 117 MLAs— four more than the halfway mark.
Explained | A week after coming to power, new government puts old projects on radar in Maharashtra
BJP leaders in the state have said that it did not come as a surprise to the party that the first thing the new government decided to look into was the slew of projects undertaken by the previous government