For over 30 years, the people of Hashimpura have been reliving the killings
Asia Bibi, a Christian accused of blasphemy and sentenced to death, was acquitted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan on October 31.
There has been only a marginal increase in the direct tax to GDP ratio after demonetisation. And the economy didn’t need to suffer for digitisation.
President’s rule Mizoram came under President’s rule ending the month-long ministerial crisis and nearly six-month rule of the chief minister, T Sailo, at his own volition. A presidential proclamation issued on the night of November 11 also dissolved the Assembly of the Union Territory to pave the way for early elections. The Assembly came into […]
Delhi needs to be at the table. It needs an approach more mindful of changing ground realities in Afghanistan
Pakistan PM’s U-turn on the Asia Bibi acquittal, capitulation to hardliners, confirm apprehensions of his critics
Patanjali Paridhan is touted to be an “exclusive one-stop solution showroom”, selling everything from ethnic to formal wear, and more specifically, an original range of “swadeshi” denims.
Even the destruction of the Babri Masjid happened 26 years ago. What is the urgency now? When the Supreme Court scheduled the hearing in January next year rather than November, why did this storm erupt?
Maneka Gandhi’s frontal and public Twitter attack on Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, over the killing of man-eater tigress Avni in Yavatmal, has angered some high-ups in the BJP.
Plans have been announced to build a mighty statue of Ram on the edge of the Saryu river. And, pressure is building from the RSS and Hindu religious sects to begin construction on that temple in Ayodhya before next year’s general election.
These lines could well have been from 26 years ago when Mahant Avaidyanath, Adityanath’s mentor, the head of the Gorakhnath Math and one of the leading lights of the Sangh Parivar’s temple movement, had hit out at the “delay”.
As long as Sardar Patel lived, he did not forgive the fanatics who killed Mahatma Gandhi (as Home Minister he had banned the RSS for 17 months), but both the RSS and the BJP have found it expedient to forget that chapter of history.
Addressing a meeting of the Congress (I) Parliamentary Party, summoned to felicitate her on the Chikmagalur victory, Mrs Gandhi asserted that her party shall always function in a non-violent and peaceful way.
Virat Kohli shows again that he is ungracious in the face of criticism
Both the timing and context of the flurry of announcements by Adityanath raise disquieting questions about the UP government’s motives.
Pakistan’s apex court has shown guts by acquitting Asia Bibi despite clerics’ anger. A governor of Punjab, Salmaan Taseer, had died at the hands of his own security guard while defending Bibi, who he thought had been framed.
As Delhi chokes on smog, authorities must ask why people don’t take ownership of pollution control measures. On Wednesday, more than 300 people were arrested for defying the Supreme Court’s restrictions on bursting crackers.
RBI has a more coherent case on capital base, performance and autonomy than its critics. Central banks need to be adequately capitalised in order to perform their core functions which include being the lender of last resort for the banking system.
The heavily flawed policy decision continues to adversely affect us
During World War I, Indian troops spread across the Ottoman empire, helped lay the foundations of West Asia as we know it