Prime Minister
India  /  Published 28.12.18

Omar, Mehbooba breach a boundary

The Valley’s mainstream politicians take care not to cross a self-drawn red line while confronting the Centre, but former chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah appeared to be doing just t...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 28.12.18

BJP signals continuity in Assam strategy

The BJP leadership’s decision to go with “tried and tested” Mahendra Singh as prabhari (in-charge) for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Assam suggests that it will continue with the think-tank that w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.12.18

Citizens body backs Bogibeel as bridge name

The Dibrugarh Nagarik Sangha on Saturday said India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge should be named Bogibeel bridge, opposing the demand by various communities and organisations to name the bridge af...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 22.02.19

We need epic storytelling, not banalities

India, as a civilization and as a nation state, is confronting the immediacy of national elections. While our editorial writers dub the elections critical and crucial, the election as an act of storyt...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.19

A measured response to Pulwama

Mischief is, more often than not, fanned by partisan winds. Shockingly, in what the prime minister insists is a different kind of India, even holders of constitutional positions seem to be indifferent...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Farmers get bee boxes in Hailakandi

Under its Honey Mission initiative, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has distributed bee boxes among farmers and unemployed youths across Hailakandi district.Altogether 26 beneficiar...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 26.03.20

Centre’s food & cash lockdown cushion

The Centre on Thursday unveiled a Rs 1.70-lakh-crore welfare package that sought to shovel money in the form of direct cash transfers to the poor, women and senior citizens, a host of food security me...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

World  /  Published 29.05.19

House cannot be sidelined: Speaker

The Speaker of the Commons, John Bercow, whose independent spirit has won him a big following among Opposition politicians in India, has stirred up huge controversy by making it clear that Britain’s...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 17.08.19

How real is the population boom scare?

Narendra Modi's mention of 'reckless population explosion' in his Independence Day address has led to speculation that the government may now want to bring a law on population regulation.“Population...
By in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.05.19

EC sees no violation in Modi speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not violate the model code of conduct when he suggested at an election meeting that Rahul Gandhi had been “compelled to take shelter in a place where the majority is...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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