The writer, a former journalist, is with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
The immediate provocation was the announcement by the state government that the Bengali language would be made a compulsory subject in all schools in the state.
Finance Minister P Chidambaram will head the GoM
Proposal to retain 90-day window to seek revision but only after stay on conviction
Cabinet proposal calls for inclusion of two 'eminent persons' instead of two 'jurists'.
Buttressing this viewpoint is an 11-page note sent by the Election Commission to presidents of six national parties
Chidambaram authored the crucial two-page resolution on Telangana.
With the approval of the Congress Working Committee for creation of a new state of Telangana,the Congress has ended more than a decade of incertitude in taking that reluctant step towards redrawing Indias internal boundaries
GJM firm on statehood demand,threatens unrest
Pranab Mukherjee completes a year in Rashtrapati Bhavan
After ignoring them for five years,the government is waking up to address concerns of denotified and nomadic tribes and is looking at a proposal to set up a national commission for the neglected tribal groups. In an election year,the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has prepared a Cabinet note which seeks to set up not […]
A Group of Ministers (GoM) led by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will on Wednesday decide on whether the government should partner with private players,mostly NGOs
Dhaka had sought extradition of top Bangladeshi criminals in Indian jails to facilitate repatriation.
It will come into effect after the President signs the ordinance
As time runs out,the governments dilemma on the Telengana issue is turning from Sophies Choice into a Hobsons choice
Aiming to send a strong message to the Congress high command,former Chhattisgarh
Poll expenses: The BJP leader had said he spent Rs 8 cr during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls campaign
Party caps reshuffle exercise both in its ranks and govt in preparation for 2014 LS elections.
Maken was asked to hand over his resignation late in the evening
These steps would be part of the effort to give the agency functional autonomy,a member said
The demand for special status by backward states like Bihar and Orissa is touted as a fight for rights,but while viewing it through
'The real success of a city depends on its ability to make available its facilities and resources equitably. Everybody who lives there must have access to what the city offers, be it housing, drinking water, healthcare, safety or educational opportunities,' says Sheila Dikshit.