Assam DIG Hiranya Kumar Bhattacharya is an alleged sympathiser of the agitation on the foreigners’ issue. Professor Lakhinandan Bora of the Assam Agricultural University was also arrested under the NSA.
IMF pegs India’s GDP growth at 11.5 per cent. But higher growth expectations should not lead to policy complacency.
Pumping of crude oil from Upper Assam’s oil fields to Bihar’s Barauni refinery was resumed today by employees of Oil India ending their 13-month non-cooperation with the management over the foreigners’ issue.
Name-calling ahead of elections has plenty of takers in times when words speak louder than actions.
On ‘Tandav’ and Munawar Faruqui, the court, so readily agreeing with the prosecution, shrinks space for free speech.
Despite multiple rounds of talks, India and China are nowhere near a framework for disengagement and de-escalation
Bombay High Court ruling on child sexual assault is disquieting. Supreme Court does well to order a stay.
As Jayalalithaa aide Sasikala leaves jail, she needs a new home and party.
Indira Gandhi’s government is planning to set up a special group which will take major decisions concerning economic policy and its implementation.
Addressing a big gathering at the Ramlila grounds, Vajpayee challenged Mrs Gandhi to have an open debate on the problem of rising prices. Vajpayee felt that the Opposition had a right to resort to peaceful agitations to focus attention on the failures of the government.
France has passed a law to protect ‘sensory heritage’ in rural areas, putting a check on entitlement of city slickers.
Results of sero survey in Delhi are reassuring. But the virus is unpredictable, there is no room for complacence.
Farmers’ unions can’t wash hands of violence, it discredits long winter of peaceful protest, makes resolution more fraught.
Covid has deepened inequalities. Government must use budget to address and mitigate the fallout.
What stood out in Larry King’s interviews was the realisation — a conversation involves two people, all else is speech.
The tableau and the tractor both underline the significance of talking to the public rather than talking down to them.
Millions of Poles defied their country’s socialist regime and stayed home on January 24, a Saturday, to press for a five-day week.
Bihar order against criticism of government online is against governance. The Chief Minister must scrap it.
Joe Biden’s decision on Paris Pact, WHO are welcome signals of the US reversing insular tendencies of the Trump era.
Delhi civic body wants restaurants to display how their meat is slaughtered. It is a bad policy with suspect motives.
It’s only apt that Bernie Sanders breaks the internet as Joe Biden takes over as 46th president of US.
Markets touch record highs on back of greater confidence over economy. Optimism needs to be tempered with caution.
One of the members of Planning Commission feels that not enough homework was done before deciding on the bonds as a measure to clean up black money. In the earlier schemes — for example, the 1976 voluntary disclosures — the Planning Commission was involved.
Kamalam is a beginning. More goodies await renaming.
This is exactly what the Opposition had asked — and the Government rejected. This should help farmers come to the table.