Prime Minister
India  /  Published 28.03.19

'Ideal if officer, not minister, makes announcements'

Former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said that any unavoidable announcement once the model code of conduct has kicked in should ideally be made by an official and not the minister so t...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.03.19

UK lawmakers prepare to vote on alternatives to Brexit deal

British lawmakers were preparing to vote Wednesday on multiple options for leaving the European Union as they sought to bring some clarity to the country's tortured Brexit process.In the wake of two o...
By AP in London

India  /  Published 25.03.19

Air India withdraws boarding passes with Modi pic

Air India has decided to “roll back” its boarding passes bearing photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani after they came in for criticism. The airline ...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.03.19

Sarma toes ‘chowkidar’ line

Assam BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma has not only joined the #MainBhiChowkidar campaign but also changed his Twitter profile to prefixing “chowkidar” to his name.The social media campaign was laun...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 05.03.19

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra on films and Gen Z

In his March 15 release Mere Pyare Prime Minister, director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra looks at the issues of sanitation and violence against women through the eyes of a young child from the slums. The ...
By Karishma Upadhyay in

India  /  Published 04.12.18

Question on RBI: Should it shield looters?

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has reportedly given Murli Manohar Joshi, chairman, parliamentary estimates committee, “a list of high-profile fraud cases of non-performing assets to the Prime Mi...
By M. Sridhar Acharyulu in

Books  /  Published 04.12.18

A worthy session with the wordy Shashi Tharoor

With his quick wit, flair for the spoken word and signature hair-flip, Shashi Tharoor floored a room full of ladies at Taj Bengal in Calcutta recently. The occasion was a session titled Shashi Tharoor...
By Anannya Sarkar in

India  /  Published 25.11.18

RTI plea: PMO refuses to share details on black money from abroad

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has refused to share details on the quantum of black money brought back from abroad, citing a provision of the RTI Act that bars disclosure of information that may im...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.19

Why Modi? Without him, no security, say voters

In a state dominated by two rival titans for three decades, a third man has grabbed pole position. His name is not Lalu Prasad or Nitish Kumar. He is not a Bihari either. He comes from the other end o...
By Sankarshan Thakur in Samastipur

North East  /  Published 27.04.19

Will not always bow to NDA: Conrad

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma, who attended Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nomination rally in Varanasi on Friday, said on Saturday that his party, the NPP, would not agree with everythi...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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