"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
India’s new prime minister Narendra Modi has begun his term in office by holding talks with Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif.
Modi – who has also
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accepted an invitation to attend the inauguration of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
Narendra Modi is set to become India’s next prime minister.
Partial results suggest the opposition leader’s Bharatiya Janata Party will win the
India’s ruling Congress party has conceded defeat with the opposition BJP led by Narendra Modi set for a landslide victory in the country’s general
Voting has ended in India’s marathon election with exit polls indicating that Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister.
Scratch the surface of elections anywhere and see what drama they contain. Samples follow.
Many people who follow general news ignore elections
It is the biggest day yet in the world’s biggest election.
Indians started voting on Monday and today the capital Delhi is joining in.
The first phase of a giant general election has kicked off in India. Around 814 million people are eligible to cast their votes in what is being
The polls have opened in India and will continue over five weeks in the world’s biggest ever elections.
The Hindu nationalist opposition are the
The world’s largest democracy is getting ready for the biggest elections the world has ever seen.
An incredible 814 million people are now
Gay sex remains a criminal offence in India after a controversial ruling today by the republic’s Supreme Court.
Activists had asked for a review of
the global conversation
Pranab Mukherjee has been president of India for just over 12 months. Though his role as head of state is largely ceremonial Mr Mukherjee is a
Two Indian soldiers have been killed and one wounded in an alleged gunfight with troops from Pakistan.
A spokesman for the Indian army claimed the
The brutal rape and murder of a 23-year-old university student on a New Delhi bus has sparked a wave of protests across the capital.
The cruelty of
The British government is to stop giving financial aid to India from 2015.
International Development Secretary, Justine Greening, made the
Feminist activists braved freezing temperatures in Kyiv in a protest against a report that Indian authorities are to scrutinise Ukrainian visa