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
In a bid to address the sensitive issue of the relationship between ministers and civil servants,a GoM on administrative reforms headed by Defence Minister A K Antony Tuesday decided to draft a code of conduct for bureaucrats and a code of ethics for ministers.
Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily on Wednesday conceded on the need for transparency in political parties,saying disclosures regarding
The government is ready with an ordinance on the food security Bill but is still undecided on whether it should be moved immediately
Keen to fast-track the Nalanda University project that he initiated as external affairs minister,President Pranab Mukherjee
In the backdrop of the Maoist attack on a Congress Parivartan rally in Chhattisgarh last week,Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde
Since he became the Congress vice-president,Rahul Gandhi is demonstrating a visibly tougher streak and nowhere was it more evident
Indicating a toughening of stand against Naxalism,Minister of State for Home R P N Singh on Monday suggested that a change of strategy in addressing the menace was necessary in the wake of the attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh that killed top political leaders including PCC chief Nand Kumar Patel and former minister Mahendra Karma.
SP,BSP miss anniversary event to release report card
Manmohan Singh is expected to take part credit for the Congress victory in Karnataka.
The choice of Sibal on the other hand may have been the result of very few options available
They will replace Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Bansal,who got their marching orders on Friday.
inter-ministerial committee to iron out differences over a policy to set up aviation hubs in the country after petroleum minister Veerappa Moily strongly opposed civil aviation minister Ajit Singhs proposal to ease tariff regime on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) as part of the policy at a meeting of the Union Cabinet.
In what could have a far-reaching effect on future sale or lease of government land to private players,the Centre is proposing
The govt has roped in senior lawyer T R Andhyarujina to assist the team of lawyers in the SC.
Likely to meet PM,wants Bundelkhand-type relief
Drought: Likely to meet Prime Minister,wants Bundelkhand-type relief for Maharashtra
Tamilian author Perumal Murugan has now come out with his new book in Tamil "Kozhaiyin Padalgal" ("Songs of a Coward"). It speaks of the period when the writer was fighting a battle, both internally as well as with the external forces.