Sunday, October 20, 2019

Post-Article 370’s revocation, Kashmir observes first Independence Day amid curfew

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir, shorn of its special status, spent Independence Day under a tight security blanket on Thursday amid a communications blackout, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and governor Satya Pal...

Eye on China, Singapore splurges on top-line arms

or global arms companies looking to ply their wares in Southeast Asia, Singapore is a sought-after client. And American and German hardware suppliers are poised for windfall profits as the island...

Article 35-A: Tension mounts in J&K ahead of SC hearing

Palpable tension is building up in different parts of Kashmir valley in the run up to the crucial hearing of Article 35-A in the Supreme Court next week. The apex court is...

This Article Is Fake News. But It’s Also The Work of AI

The use of fake news stories for political disinformation has become a major concern for governments around the world in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The Federal Bureau...

Recapping the saga of a misogynistic beer article that enraged the brewing world this...

There are stages to controversies in the social media age. First, the scandal breaks. Then it spreads. Criticism rains down on the perceived offender from across the internet. A few beats...

Virginia delegate backs off plan to introduce articles of impeachment against Fairfax

(CNN)Virginia delegate Patrick Hope on Monday backed off his plans to introduce articles of impeachment against embattled Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax. "Yesterday I sent draft language to my colleagues on the first...

Report: What’s A Pretty Lady Like You Doing Around An Article Like This?

THEONION.COM—Remarking with equal parts surprise and delight that of all the news stories in the world, you started reading this one, sources couldn’t help but wonder what a pretty little lady...

‘Fear of violence not unfounded’: Supreme Court red-flags BJP rath yatra in Bengal

The BJP’s plan to hold a rath yatra in West Bengal suffered a setback on Tuesday with the Supreme Court refusing to interfere with the Mamata Banerjee government’s decision to ban...

Man poses as MHADA official, cheats Mumbai businessman of ₹15 lakh, held

A 37-year-old man, who posed as a Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) official, and cheated a businessman of ₹15 lakh on the pretext of giving him a flat at...

The Right to Disconnect Bill must trigger a larger debate

Even though Personal Members Bills are unlikely to get discussed or passed, it is hoped that the Bill will at least manage to spur some conversation about labour laws in the...