Subsidised scooters, free postgraduate education, free sanitary pads and zero tolerance on sexual harassment are among promises the Congress has made to women, hoping to ride their support to victory in Karnataka.
She is tugging at her black lawyer's robe to keep it from flapping in the wind. Her eyes are heavily kohled. Her brows knitted. A pair of black oval glasses sits firmly on her nose. There is a determined expression on her face. A tattoo on her right hand reads - Only the weak can be cruel. This image of Jammu-based lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat has gone viral. Many believe it has become a symbol of women's empowerment in India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have decided to issue strategic guidance to their respective militaries to strengthen communications and to build trust and understanding, a top Indian diplomat said on Saturday.
A handshake across the world's most heavily fortified border. A lengthy one-on-one conversation on a bridge, beyond the range of microphones. Longstanding enemies on a divided peninsula calling for peace after a year of threats.
The Supreme Court collegium is expected to iterate its recommendation for elevating Uttarakhand Chief Justice K.M. Joseph to the apex court, sources suggested while picking holes in the Centre's stated rationale for returning the file.
Attorney-general K.K. Venugopal on Friday opposed the plea by constitutional expert Shanti Bhushan to have the collegium allocate cases to apex court benches, saying stripping the Chief Justice of this power would create "utter chaos".