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Gujarat "fails" to implement manual scavenging law, pay Rs 10 lakh to compensate 170 manhole deaths

Aftermath of Uri: Those familiar with Modi's response reflexes anticipate his heightened poster patriotism

Top "telecom cartels" Airtel, Vodafone, Idea blamed for "monopolistic" practice amid continued rush for Reliance Jio

Critical of BRICS nations' authoritarian tendencies, India's civil rights groups soft on China at Delhi panel discussion

Gujarat govt "war" on Dalit activists? Minister seeks inquiry against Dalit NGO, cops file FIR to placate Mevani

India ranks 4th in RTI rating, far above most western countries; Pak a poor 84th: Global Access to Info rating

Alleging Dalit atrocity, top advocate Prashan Bhushan seeks Supreme Court CJ intervention against Andhra judge

Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, others detained in Ahmedabad as they lead road block agitation on busy street

UP's crime rate less than India's average? States' top cops said to be conniving to under-report crime registration

Abrogating Indus Valley Treaty? It would invite major floods in Kashmir and Jammu region, claims top expert

Hindutva agenda alleged to be behind Govt of India Bill seeking to provide citizenship to "illegal" migrants

Kaziranga police firing deaths dubbed as Assam BJP govt's effort to create "paranoia" among state minorities

Proposed legislation suspends all civil rights, gives police unbridled powers to arrest anyone ‘on suspicion’

Accusing BRICS TNCs of being equally brutal, People's Forum to hold global meet ahead of BRICS Goa summit

Malaria, hygiene "lower" India's world health ranking to 143rd position, worst among BRICS nations: Top study

Civil rights network in report to UN talks of "intensified militarization" in Kashmir, North-East, Central India

To 57% Indians fruits and vegetable are "unaffordable", same is true of other lower income countries: Lancet

India's officials shadow journalist writing book on 2002 Gujarat riots? Scribe's claim in PEN International report

Gujarat officials complain: We don't have powers to "use" health budget given in 2005, it was taken away recently

Ghana academics call Gandhiji "racist", want statue removed from university campus through online petition

Uri attack: Kashmir valley is Modi govt's albatross; unless US wants, Pak will keep upper hand, says Ex-envoy

Prohibition in Gujarat? Ahmedabad consumes 1.5 to 2 lakh litres of moonshine per day, Surat 50,000 litres

Modi's honeymoon? 52% BJP backers view Gandhis favourably, 40% don't think he is unifying force: Pew

JIgnesh Mevani detained in Ahmedabad second time in a week as he led Dalit rasta roko protest for land rights

Need of the hour is to leave the nitty-gritty of the country's foreign affairs to professionally trained diplomats

India's economic freedom rank, at 112, better than China, Brazil: Fraser Institute report based on 2014 data

Aadhaar not compulsory: Union human resources ministry "clarifies" after civil rights NGO writes to apex court

Dadri Part-2? Gujarat cops "force" relatives to accept body of Ayyub, attacked by cow vigilantes in Ahmedabad

Top Dalit rights leader Jignesh Mevani "picked up" from Ahmedabad airport ahead of Modi's birthday bash

Damocles' sword on Gujarat Dalits? "False" FIR charging 16 of murder of cop wouldn't be taken back: Minister

Used in Kashmir, pellet guns' specifications, prices are "sensitive defence info", can't be disclosed: Govt of India

President told: Urgently stop "intrusion" of non-tribals into tribal areas, negatively impacting scheduled areas

RSS internal assessment on UP alerts BJP leadership about rough road ahead, Amit Shah has miles to go

Ahmedabad ranks 43rd of 53 districts surveyed in Govt of India's cleanliness report, worse than most of Gujarat

152 manhole workers' death: Gujarat govt "fails" to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation, required under 2013 law

India ranks poorly in disaster preparedness, hence is more vulnerable to natural calamities than BRICS nations

Police detain 170 Ahmedabad sanitation workers for participating in cultural programme in posh city area

Against Modi claim of lighting up 10,000 villages, hundreds of Narmada oustee sites have power only on paper

Air pollution gobbles up India's 7.9% GDP, leads to huge losses in welfare, income to people: World Bank

Worried PM "urgently summons" ex-Gujarat CM Anandiben following BJP's flop show at Surat Patidar meet

The homing power pigeon! Faced with all round dissent, Gujarat BJP stuck with the only ace it has, Modi

India's anti-dam groups "rope in" Copenhagen collective to insist: Big dams are obsolete, anti-environment

Increasing socio-religious segregation, marginalization in Ahmedabad, Varanasi, Pune: Reliance thinktank study

India's municipal expenditures one of the poorest in the world, a major barrier to urbanization: UN-Habitat report

Growth of Indian millionaire population down from 26% to 1.1%, reports top multinational consultants Capgemini

Indian girls fail to attain decent work, gender justice despite better educational attainment, warns UNESCO report

"Setback" to Gujarat govt: Information commissioner orders release of report on death of 3 Thangarh Dalits

Muslim women's collective calls triple talaq gender discriminatory, patriarchal, says issue whether it's Islamic

Polygamy in India "down" in 45 yrs: Muslims' from 5.7 to 2.55%, Hindus' 5.8 to 1.77%, "common" in SCs, STs

As Rajnath reaches Srinagar, scholars' group asks UN for "internationally mediated" Kashmir solution