L.K. Advani recently asked the UPA to pressure Swiss banks to reveal their Indian account holders. Vinay Sitapati explains the context:
The UTVI channel has used the RTI Act to collect data on income tax returns filed by political parties. The figures are sometimes for 2007-08,sometimes for 2008-09.
Taliban activities in northwest Pakistan have not abated.
Dr. Manmohan Singh will be well advised to get his mind off the minutiae of electoral politics this week. Bigger things are at stake in London…..
Elections 2009 are becoming rather messy and increasingly perplexing. The RJD supreme,Lalu Prasad,swears by Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh…..
The elevation of Mohan Bhagwat as sarsanghchalak of the RSS in place of K.S. Sudarshan is not the only important aspect of this change of guard……
Breaking News: For security reasons. Along with IPL cricket the Lok Sabha elections will be held outside the country.…..
When it comes to manifestos of political parties,a section of the intelligentsia and the media exhibits a dismissive tendency that riles political activists like me……
Shifting the IPL abroad is tantamount to betrayal of the state,government and people.
As his male friend plants an excited kiss on 30-something virgin Pinu Patel after winning a lottery,he wonders whether he might be gay.
Allow me to ignore what NDTV,CNN-IBN,Times Now,Aaj Tak,CNBC,NDTV Profit etc showed this week and let me give opening credits to an American TV comic.
While the trio of Nawaz Sharif,Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan and Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry hogged the limelight last week in Pakistan…
The speeches of the BJP candidate from Pilibhit,Varun Gandhi,as reported by TV channels and newspapers,have attracted incensed reactions.
Over 2007-2008 the number of gang war related deaths has drastically increased; 2008 saw roughly 7000 dead.
Inescapably,most of the chatter at the two just concluded fashion weeks in Delhi was more about money and less about clothes.
The IPL is not merely a sporting event or business endeavour.
In an editorial in the special issue of the Organiser,titled Global Economic Crisis and Indias Geopolitical Concerns…
The urban poor are not a small group: more than a quarter of Indias urban population lives below the poverty line,according to a recent UN study.
Was it so difficult to postpone the tournament by a few weeks? Lok Sabha elections would certainly weigh more than cricket,but an alternative could have been worked out…..
Cricket cannot be given precedence over general elections. But then,there was no need to take the IPL out of the country…..
C. Raja Mohan | Raja-Mandala
In tune with Indias traditional emphasis on the middle path,the Congress leadership that stared down the nuclear opportunism of the CPM and BJP at home is now looking the non-proliferation ayatollahs,who are back in power in Washington,in the eye.
Yoginder k. Alagh|Charawak
Most real problems can in fact,be solved. Well,almost every problem. This man who has come for your vote can be a large part of the solution.
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy criticises the BJP for adopting a law will take its course stand with regard to the Varun Gandhi issue…..
Bollywoods record in politics is mixed
The Maoists divide and demolish game could have a dangerous fallout