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There are 2.8 lakh undertrials in Indian prisons – equal to the population of Barbados
Close to half of these had been detained for six months to five years by the end of 2014.
MJ Akbar responsible for Congress opposition to Shah Bano decision, claims former bureaucrat
Wajahat Habibullah says Akbar, now of the BJP, convinced Rajiv Gandhi to contest the judgement that had awarded Muslim women the right to alimony.
Massive flood on Bhutan-India border triggers blame game
Assamese officials blame Bhutan for releasing water that has flooded the Manas national park, but the Bhutanese say they have no control over the flow.
View from Pakistan
'Dawn' journalist Cyril Almeida on the frenzy following his story on the army-government rift
The journalist was placed on the Exit Control List, stopping him from leaving Pakistan.
Watch: Kengoro the humanoid robot 'sweats' to keep cool. How human is that?
Also, it can do pushups for 11 minutes straight. Can you?
It is now much easier to study German and French in Chennai than Malayalam or Telugu
While languages like Kannada and Urdu have few takers, the Tamil and foreign languages departments are growing steadily.
Why some American desis are championing Donald Trump for president
A mega event hosted by Indian-Americans on the weekend highlights the community's sentiments on matters of race.
How Nasir Husain saw the nightclub as a fun spot rather than a vice den
The filmmaker was ‘a champion of modernity’, which is evident in his productions ‘Dil Deke Dekho’, ‘Caravan’ and ‘Teesri Manzil’, says his biographer.
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