Government Of India
Opinion  /  Published 20.10.20

Death of conscience: Rule of law and Hathras

It is that time of the year again when Durga, the mother goddess, returns home. This year, Durga, the manifestation of strength (shakti), peace (shanti) and wisdom (buddhi), returns to take the p...
By Arghya Sengupta in

India  /  Published 29.07.20

NC leader quits, Omar clarifies

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah’s announcement that he was ready to contest elections without the restoration of Article 370 claimed the first political casualty in his par...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 28.07.20

Kashmir leaders angry at Omar poll condition

A year-long unity in the pro-India camp seems to have been shattered by former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah’s readiness to contest elections once the Union Territory’s st...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

The government should fund basic research

An oft-heard argument has been that the Indian government must increase its funding for science and technology research. The government’s research and development funding as a fraction of overall gr...
By Rakesh Kumar in

India  /  Published 02.11.18

SC asks Centre for reply on leopard shield plea

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking directions for “drastic and tough steps” to protect leopards, which have seen a sharp dip in population on account o...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.20

No security beach in Aarogya Setu app: govt

The government on Wednesday said no data or security breach has been identified in Aarogya Setu after an ethical hacker raised concerns about a potential security issue in the app.The app is the gover...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.03.19

The Dalai Lama deserves to be honoured

In the last week of March 1959 — exactly 60 years ago — the Dalai Lama fled to India after a rebellion by his fellow Tibetans had been brutally crushed by the Chinese military. He entered what is ...
By Ramachandra Guha in

India  /  Published 14.05.20

'Work from home' new normal for government offices post lockdown

'Work from home' may become a new normal post-lockdown for government employees to ensure social distancing norms till the coronavirus pandemic is checked.Draft guidelines in this regard have been cir...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 22.02.19

Let those in power take call: Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev Nikhanj, India’s first captain to win the cricket World Cup, believes that, post Pulwama, the decision on whether or not to play Pakistan in the upcoming edition should be left to the gove...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.02.19

BCCI’s letter to ICC may open a Pandora’s box

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may just have opened a Pandora’s box by writing to the International Cricket Council (ICC) and urging the “cricketing community to sever ties with ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta


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