By sweeping parliamentary polls, French president seals his mandate. Now, he will need to build a social coalition
While Devi Lal in Haryana, Nilamony Rautray in Orissa and Kailash Chandra Joshi were elected unopposed, leaders in Himachal Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan had to take the secret ballot.
Kumble exits, leaves behind questions: Why was cricket board caught unawares? How can it prevent a replay in future?
There is rich symbolism in a Dalit president. But government, opposition must also stop turning their back on Dalit issues.
Carrying and storing of weapons, stones, brickbats and missiles have been banned throughout the Kashmir Valley for a period of three months.
Harvard’s decision to rescind admission based on Facebook posts sparks questions on shifting nature of the public sphere.
Move to replace gelatin-based capsules with those made from plant products is not guided by medical reasons.
India can ill afford to miss its date with the Goods and Services Tax this time
The shadow boxing in the Karnataka Congress transformed itself into an open confrontation between Chief Minister Devraj Urs and his detractors in the party.
Governor Kovind’s candidature for the office of president is intensely political. The ball is now in the Opposition’s court
Lynching of Zafar Khan underlines that something is rotten in Rajasthan. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is accountable
Its cricket team keeps all those who watch it hooked to the romance and adventure of sport
The Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities has regretted that many state governments are insisting on the knowledge of the regional language at the time of recruitment to state services.
Guwahati is in the list of the Centre’s smart cities. But it has no plans to deal with its persistent flooding
A resolution regime is in place to deal with financial sector bankruptcies. The government must stand by it.
The arbitrariness of the sedition charges imposed on Karnal protesters makes for a test case on the validity of Section 124A
While the party’s national executive will meet to discuss the election results and its post-poll strategy, most leaders of the party feel that the central leadership should not impose its nominees.
The Mumbai blasts verdict is an occasion to reflect on terrorism and the faultlines it feeds on
Justice Bhagwati’s judicial career will remembered for PIL, and his compromise during the Emergency
Government has reached out to Opposition on presidential poll, but it could be too late to be of value
West Bengal government must engage with the Gorkhaland demand
…It’s the art, argues Bob Dylan, accused of plagiarism in his Nobel acceptance speech
The six states which returned the Janata Party are Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Orissa.
The Janata Party was heading for a two-third majority in the Delhi Municipal Corporation. Of the 81 seats for which results had been announced, the Janata had secured 66, the Congress 13, the CPI one and one independent. Results for 19 more seats are still to be declared.
The RBI starts process to resolve the bad loan crisis. But questions remain
With a moral view on non-veg food, Ayush trivialises the nutritional requirements of pregnant women
It’s not one-child now, but by limiting dogs, a Chinese city barks as sharp as it bites
The turmoil in the Darjeeling hills owes to the intransigence of both the state administration and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
The division bench, consisting of Justice P. Subramanian Potti and Justice V. Khalid, pronounced the verdict while passing final orders on the habeas corpus petition filed by Rajan’s father, T.V. Eachara Warrier
By calling for powers of contempt, the EC does a great disservice to its mandate
Why just three documentaries — major political pictures abhi tak baaqi hain
Gujarat government must withdraw textbook with objectionable epithet against Jesus Christ
Fadnavis’s loan waiver cannot address farm distress. Solution lies in building rural infrastructure
Railway Minister Madhu Dandawate did not increase passenger fares or freight rates. The second-class passenger got pride of place. The railway minister listed steps to offer him or her a comfortable journey.
More than ever before, democratic freedoms depend on institutions being able to stand up for each other
Let us hope that India’s new President, like others before, will rise to the office