JNU, Afzal Guru and liberté: Freedom of speech is not an unfettered right

I start this piece with an anecdote going back to 2008-2009. The UPA government was in power and I was working with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Driving through...

Govt gets tough as JNU students union leader arrested for sedition, Oppn slams BJP for ‘Emergency-like situation’

Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested in a case of sedition and criminal conspiracy for holding an ‘anti-national’ event inside the university premises, was on Friday...

National Herald case: SC refuses to put criminal proceedings on hold, Gandhis to face trial

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to put on hold criminal proceedings against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and others in the National Herald...

S Korea missile plan ‘threatens China’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Korea’s missile launch on 7 February sent shockwaves across the region China’s foreign minister says a planned US missile defence system to protect...

Student held over ‘anti-India slogans’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Tuesday’s JNU protest sparked an angry counter-demonstration (pictured) from right-wing student group ABVP Indian police have arrested the student union president at a top...

How Bernie Sanders would remake the whole US economy – Yahoo Finance

He may not be realistic, but he’s certainly bold. Sen. Bernie Sanders launched his presidential campaign nine months ago with big ideas about empowering the little guy and ending...

EU finance ministers call for restrictions on €500 note over crime fears – The Guardian

EU finance ministers have called for an investigation into the €500 note, amid growing concern it is making life easier for terrorists, money launderers and drug barons. The French...

With Dwight Howard available, should Rockets move him? – USA TODAY

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Shaq, Iverson finalists, Yao could join them in Hall of Fame – USA TODAY

(Photo: The Associated Press) TORONTO (AP) — Shaquille O’Neal was just 9 years old when his stepfather began teaching him basketball with a plan to dominate like Wilt Chamberlain,...

Athletes concerned about Zika before Rio Olympic test event

RIO DE JANEIRO International athletes set to compete in an Olympic diving test event in Rio de Janeiro next week have asked about risks linked to the Zika virus,...