S Nijalingappa, the septuagenarian Janata Party leader and former chief minister of Karnataka, has resigned from the party and quit politics.
TMC’s checklist for Opposition leadership ducks the main issue: The lack of an independent vision for a prospective front.
Hindi channels’ coverage was more sober, balanced than that of English channels.
While a certain amount of extra spending can’t be ruled out, this has to be kept at a minimum. If it is not, the bond markets will get even more spooked than they are right now, interest rates will rise and, to that extent, will dampen whatever industrial activity there is right now.
One-nation-one-poll flattens political diversities in a federal democracy, undermines accountability.
The culture of contradiction infused the speeches of Modi, Trump and Xi at the World Economic Forum.
It must increase rural investment, rationalise GST, income and corporate taxes to improve incomes and create jobs.
For both Karni Sena and Sanjay Leela Bhansali, it seems the woman is either to be protected or possessed
The summons issued to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, P K Jain, for her appearance on February 9 in the court in connection with the two complaints filed by the Shah Commission, have been served on her.
In the run-up to an election opposed by the main players, Centre needs to clear the air about the peace deal
Economic Survey does well to include data on India’s ‘unwanted’ daughters. It helps make discrimination visible
Universities cannot be made world-class if the desire doesn’t come from within
Indian cricket team is finally coming into its own on foreign fields
Organiser carries an article that notes, “Siddaramaiah visiting temples, performing aarti to Shiva, visiting gau shalas is something no one imaged a few days ago. It is certainly reminiscent of Rahul Gandhi’s temple tour during Gujarat elections.”
Indian delegation’s surefootedness at WEF marked India’s ascendancy on global stage.
Continuing dependence on foreign arms, coupled with a dysfunctional acquisition process, is eroding the combat readiness of India’s armed forces.
Today the country is deeply embroiled in caste and communal conflicts. The warning of Hind Swaraj is largely coming true. Wealth and prosperity have increased substantially. But economic inequality has also increased substantially.
To remember Mahatma Gandhi is to reflect on the meanings of home and dispossession
Sedition law has been misused by over-zealous agencies. That’s no reason to scrap it
Sheikh Abdullah, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, called for a dialogue between the Centre and the states to help them acquire more powers.
The coming year may be better for growth, but there are risks too — which the Economic Survey rightly identifies
Killing of civilians in Shopian threatens to undo hard-won gains, puts question mark over panchayat polls
Roger Federer’s greatness lies not in smothering the competition, but in upping the game
As India seeks to build on its natural advantages in Indian Ocean, it could look back to its own past for lessons on how to navigate the difficulties.
The National Medical Commission Bill 2017 proposes a revamp of the regulatory framework for medical education and practice. It needs to be fine tuned.
India needs to raise its stakes in the region to meet goals of Delhi Declaration.
If television can be beamed into people’s bedrooms, 24X7, regulated by only a Programme Code and an Advertising code, why have a censorship mechanism just for films?
Indian PM Narendra Modi’s overture to K P Oli indicates a thaw in bilateral relations.
Ordinary Muslims learn compassion, equality and humility from stories they grow up with.
Price deficiency payment schemes in Madhya Pradesh and Haryana do not cover farmers’ losses. Telangana’s input support scheme deserves nation-wide emulation.
Delhi Declaration’s mention of cross-border terror is a good beginning. But it won’t be enough to dent Pakistan’s impunity
The protests against ‘Padmaavat’ draw on a deep misogyny
After four years of falling short, the BJP knows that it cannot go back to the larger, non-urban electorate with economic delivery as its election plank. For this section, ‘achhe din’ still remains a mirage and any mention of it may actually rile sentiments.
Mohan Bhagwat’s remark draws attention to RSS-BJP discomfort with caste politics. And to its unfulfilled possibilities
Foreign minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee envisioned a larger Asian community extending from Iran to the Indo-China peninsula permitting an uninterrupted interchange of commerce, economic and cultural cooperation and ideas.
If industries/businesses in the organised sector that employed 20 or more persons can generate 55 lakh new jobs in a year that qualified for enrolment under the EPFO, then we can declare that India has, truly and comprehensively, slain the demon of unemployment!