Uproar over Afzal at JNU and Yakub at Hyderabad indicate just one thing: RSS is moving into campuses

With India’s demography heavily tilting towards youth, the Sangh Parivar seems to be doggedly pursuing the agenda of expanding it base in university campuses which have of late turned...

Rot in AirAsia India runs deep; to survive it needs funds, focus

New Delhi: AirAsia India is again in the news, with reports now suggesting its CEO and MD Mittu Chandilya has resigned. Just a few days back, the airline made headlines...

Relief for Sonia and Rahul: SC exempts Gandhis from personal appearance in the National Herald case

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 case but expunged...

Doctors too queue up for Group-II posts

After engineers and doctorates it is the turn of doctors to get lured by the State government jobs not connected to their professional degrees. Apart from thousands of engineers,...

T-Hub to launch accelerator programme in April

Tech incubator T-Hub will roll out four sector-specific accelerator programmes, beginning with one for start-ups in the healthtech space from April. With each of the programmes to last for...

South Sudan president reappoints rival

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rivalry between Mr Kiir (L) and Mr Machar transformed into open conflict in late 2013 South Sudan President Salva Kiir has reappointed bitter rival...

In Myanmar, slum eviction highlights Suu Kyi’s military challenge

YANGON: Days before democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi led her lawmakers into parliament as Myanmar’s government-in-waiting, Ei Than watched bulldozers sent by the military destroy her house in...

Hong Kong bookseller ‘involuntarily removed’ to China: Britain

HONG KONG: Britain said Friday (Feb 12) a Hong Kong bookseller believed detained by China was “involuntarily removed to the mainland” in its strongest comments yet on a case...

Japan paternity leave trailblazer quits over bikini model affair

A Japanese politician who made headlines over his quest to take paternity leave quit after admitting to an affair with a bikini model while his wife was pregnant. Posted...

South Korea warns North over ‘illegal’ asset freeze

South Korea warned North Korea on Friday that it had acted “illegally” in freezing the assets of South Korean companies and staff expelled from the jointly run Kaesong industrial...