Memories of a near-washout Budget Session precede the convening of the Monsoon Session, which will be the last Monsoon Session of the 16th Lok Sabha. While members of both the Opposition and Treasury benches have vowed commitment to let the House function in accordance with theRead More
Both the prime minister and the BJP president feel that the Opposition’s “sole agenda is to remove (Narendra) Modi”. They have said it clearly in interviews and speeches recently. Is this true? Certainly, the BJP seems to believe it and the two leaders named above haveRead More
The 43rd anniversary of the imposition of the Emergency has spawned two parallel narratives, both suffering from the drawback of exclusively linking the authoritarian tendency in India to the personality of the prime minister helming the nation at a point of time. These narratives say IndiraRead More
New Delhi: Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Sunday launched a new Hindutva outfit, AntarRashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP) with an objective to consolidate the Hindu votes in the country and present a political alternative to them ahead of the next generalRead More
Parashuram Waghmare, the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh, has reportedly confessed to the murder. This comes after the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder had said that Waghmare, who was taken into caustody on 12Read More
Aligarh: Sitting under the shade of a tree in scorching heat with the mercury shooting up to 43 degrees Celsius, 34-year-old Vakil Ahmad fans his year-old nephew, who has just dozed off after having mother’s milk.
Before the baby starts crying once again,Read More
Honour killings had been unheard of in Kerala. But the deaths of a 22-year-old girl and a 23-year-old man in a little over two months show 'shame killings' that Keralites believed was mostly a north Indian phenomenon are making their way to the state. The first incident on 22 MarchRead More