The Wire English Epaper, News, The Wire English Newspaper | Dailyhunt
English News >> The Wire English

The Wire English News

  • Latest news

    Widows of Farmers Seek Visibility in Budget, Want Formal Support System

    New Delhi: Expectations from the upcoming Union Budget are high but there is one section of society that is raising its voice for the first time: Widows of farmers who took their lives due to farm distress and unpaid farm loans. Some of them travelled to New Delhi on Monday in the hope of catching the attention of Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, seeking a robust...

    • 22 min ago
  • Latest news

    Watch | Near Central Delhi, Attempts to Thwart Another Anti-CAA Sit-In Protest

    On January 26, a large crowd - of mostly women and children - gathered at Delhi's Nizamuddin West area. According to protestors, the police threatened them to leave and seized their belongings in order to prevent another Shaheen Bagh-like protest from happening near Central Delhi. The Wire spoke to some of the protestors to find out what happened. 

    • 22 min ago
  • Latest news

    India's Longest Rail-cum-Road Bridge in Assam Is a Death Trap. Here's Why.

    It was January 13. I had an important meeting lined up for the day. I called up my mother in the morning and told her that I would be busy during the day and won't be taking calls. She informed over the phone that they were preparing for Magh Bihu, which was two days later. My brother had joined the team of young guys to get wood for the 'Mezi', while my aunt was getting...

    • 22 min ago
  • Latest news

    Billionaire Investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Under SEBI Scanner for Insider Trading in 2016

    New Delhi: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, the billionaire stock market investor, is under Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) scanner for insider trading in education firm Aptech. Jhunjunwala and his family own majority stake in Aptech, reports The Economic Times. According to Livemint, the market regulator is examining the time period of February 2016 to...

    • an hour ago
  • Latest news

    Coronavirus: First Suspected Case in Chandigarh, 3 Kept in Isolation Ward in Delhi

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: A 28-year-old Mohali resident, who returned from China recently, has been admitted to the isolation ward of PGIMER at Chandigarh after showing novel coronavirus-like symptoms, an official said on Tuesday. This is the first suspected case of a novel coronavirus in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh region. The patient, who hails from Uttar Pradesh...

    • an hour ago
  • Latest news

    India Could Be Passing Through Recession: Abhijit Banerjee

    Kolkata: Nobel laureate and economist Abhijit Banerjee on Monday said the country could be passing through a phase of recession, and there is 'nothing in the data' that suggests otherwise. Banerjee, during an address at the Kolkata Literary Meet, also said the priority of the government should be on refinancing the banking sector, which is in 'doldrums'. 'What I can say is that we could...

    • an hour ago
  • Latest news

    Amazon Emissions Lowest From Indigenous, Protected Lands

    Bogota: Indigenous lands and protected areas in the Amazon rainforest account for just 10% of all carbon emissions from tropical forests spread across the nine countries of the Amazon in South America, researchers said on Monday. The Amazon, as the world's largest tropical rainforest, is considered key to the fight against climate change because of the vast amounts of planet-warming carbon...

    • an hour ago
  • Latest news

    Centre Starts Search for Next SEBI Chief to Succeed Ajay Tyagi

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday kick-started search for the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) to succeed Ajay Tyagi, whose tenure ends on March 1. The finance ministry has put out an advertisement seeking applications from eligible candidates for the post and gave just two weeks against the usual practice of three months. Further, the tenure of the...

    • an hour ago
  • Latest news

    Pak Court Rules Musharraf's Trial in Absentia Is Against Principles of Natural Justice

    Lahore: A Pakistani court has ruled that the concept of trial in absentia is against the golden principles of natural justice as it issued a detailed judgement on self-exiled former dictator Pervez Musharraf's petition challenging his death sentence on charges of high treason. A special court in Islamabad on December 17 last year handed down the death penalty...

    • an hour ago
  • Latest news

    'No Longer the Other': How Holocaust Poetry Reclaims Identities

    The first Holocaust poems were written 90 years ago, when the full extent of the horror was yet to be known. Starting in the 1930s, those first works foreshadowed the catastrophe that was soon to come. As the second world war erupted and the Nazi killings began, people continued to write poetry that recorded direct experiences of persecution and lamented the murder of loved ones....

    • an hour ago

Loading...

Top