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Rahul shows he is not Pappu, Modi not invincible

Googly or One Upmanship

Keep the Forces Out of Politics but First Change the Mindset

Maldives Provides Some Relief to India

Kartarpur Corridor Imran Googly takes a wicket

Whither Jai Kisan

The verdict in retrospect and a fact sheet of the Economy

Wish List for 2019

Matter of Money Bill in Apex Court

National News

Rahul shows he is not Pappu, Modi not invincible

Rahul shows he is not Pappu, Modi not invincible

Rahul Gandhi is not a Pappu. The election results in the cow belt of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have proved beyond doubt that Rahul Gandhi can lead the Congress to victory......

Googly or One Upmanship

Googly or One Upmanship

Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Pakistan foreign minister seems to lack the sophistication required of his job. It was no doubt entertaining for his home audience when in 2010 he displayedhis boorish behavior...

Keep the Forces Out of Politics but First Change the Mindset

Keep the Forces Out of Politics but First Change the Mindset

It is a commonly held view that politicians have made the law enforcement, taxation and probing agencies their handmaiden. Its harmful fall out has been evident.....

Maldives Provides Some Relief to India

Maldives Provides Some Relief to India

Surrounded in the neighbourhood by a hostile Pakistan in the west, unfriendly China in the east, and finicky friends, Nepal and Sri Lanka, in the north and south, at last some relief....

Kartarpur Corridor Imran Googly takes a wicket

Kartarpur Corridor Imran Googly takes a wicket

Can a religious place, or to be more precise, revered place like Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, unite the two enemy countries of India and Pakistan? This is a million-dollar question.....

Whither Jai Kisan

Whither Jai Kisan

There was a time when India wholeheartedly reverberated to the slogan of ‘Jai Kisan’ in acknowledgement of the country’s debt to the farmer for feeding the teeming millions. It used to be raised along with...

The verdict in retrospect and a fact sheet of the Economy

The verdict in retrospect and a fact sheet of the Economy

As the New Year 2019 has set in, the bygone year brought cheers for the Indian democracy as the outcome of the five assembly elections in the crucial Hindi heartland.....

Wish List for 2019

Wish List for 2019

Many individuals greet the New Year with promises and vows which they quickly forget. Perhaps, you cannot expect a nation or its government to commit to a ‘New Year Resolution’, but you can certainly present..

Matter of Money Bill in Apex Court

Matter of Money Bill in Apex Court

The Constitution of India lays down a special procedure in respect of Money Bills and on quite a few occasions in the past as well as in recent times controversies have.....

Capital Happenings

Sushma Swaraj sets off speculation

Sushma Swaraj sets off speculation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s announcement that she would not contest from Vidisha in the next Lok Sabha polls in 2019 has set of political speculation. Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram....

Ambareesh, the Rebel

Ambareesh, the Rebel

Kannada film star-turned-politician Ambareesh died, leaving a void in the Kannada film world. Even politically, Ambareesh made waves in Karnataka. Nursing political ambitions, he joined the Congress in 1994. When not given...

How C K Jaffer Sharif helped Indira

How C K Jaffer Sharif helped Indira

Former Union Railway Minister C K Jaffer Sharief died recently, ending perhaps a long innings in the Congress, at the age of 85 years. It is said that Jaffer Sharief had a dramatic rise in the Congress. As a young driver at the Congress office..

Manmohan Singh hunt for RS seat

Manmohan Singh hunt for RS seat

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh created ripples, when he was handpicked by Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao in 1991 to be his Finance Minister and to execute the economic reforms. Rao unveiled the economic reforms blueprint first....

BJP flaunts Demographic Dividend

BJP flaunts Demographic Dividend

The BJP under Narendra Modi managed to win over the youth on a largescale in the run up to the General Election in 2014. With the General Election in 2019 round the corner, the BJP is once again looking to rally the youth power behind the BJP.....

BJP plans Third Front

BJP plans Third Front

Third Front is famously projected as non-Congress, non-BJP formation. But the BJP is proactively working on a Third Front, which would queer the pitch for the Grand Alliance in the making under the Congress. Primarily, the idea is to prepare a so-called Third....

Rahul jibe at Modi

Rahul jibe at Modi

During the campaigning in the Assembly elections campaign, Congress President Rahul Gandhi virtually honed his oratorial skills. In a spirited campaign, Rahul Gandhi managed to deliver lethal jibes at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rahul Gandhi’s suit-boot kisarkar.....

Ram Vilas Paswan golden jubilee as legislator

Ram Vilas Paswan golden jubilee as legislator

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has reached a landmark in his political life, having completed 50 years as legislator, since he won the prestigious Aloli by-election, where he defeated a Congress heavy-weight, way back in 1969. Paswan has been Leader....

New trend in BJP

New trend in BJP

The BJP and its NDA has blazed a new trail of leaders opting out of contest from the upcoming parliamentary elections, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making a determined bid for a second consecutive term in office at the Centre. Normally.....

Srikant Jena faces the axe

Srikant Jena faces the axe

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader in Odisha was axed as Chairman of the Odisha Congress Election Manifesto Committee. Srikant Jena said a Dalit leader will be the Chief Minister in Odisha, if Congress comes to power in 2019....

At A Glance

Senior Bush passes away

Senior Bush passes away

On December 1, George H W Bush Senior, the 41st President of the United States and the father of the 43rd US President George W Bush, who steered the nation through a tumultuous period in world affairs, died on at his home in Houston. He was 94.His....

Guidelines for HIV/AIDS

Guidelines for HIV/AIDS

On December 1, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel, at a function to mark World AIDS Day, declared that the Government is not only fully funding the HIV/AIDS programme but also increasing the resource envelope in accordance...

Housing in North-East

Housing in North-East

On December 1, Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Sing Puri informed that construction of more than 2.3 lakh houses have been sanctioned for the Urban poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY-Urban)..

ISRO launches heaviest satellite

ISRO launches heaviest satellite

On December 5, Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) heaviest and most-advanced high throughput communication satellite GSAT-11 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours. The launch vehicle...

More specialists in ESI Hospitals

More specialists in ESI Hospitals

On December 5, the ESI Corporation, during its 176thmeeting under the Chairmanship of Union Labour & Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar, has taken some very important decisions towards improvements in its service delivery....

Gadkari confident of Cleaning Ganga

Gadkari confident of Cleaning Ganga

On December 5, Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari expressed his satisfaction over the positive feedback being received for Clean Ganga Mission and assured the people of the country that...

Fertiliser available: Sadananda Gowda

Fertiliser available: Sadananda Gowda

On December 5, Union Chemicals & Fertilizers, Statistics & Programme Implementation, DV Sadananda Gowda, in a statement said, “There is sufficient field stock of fertilizers available in all the States, which is adequate to address any emergent issue...

Startup India Summit in Goa

Startup India Summit in Goa

On December 7,the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Government of Goa, hosted the annual Startup India Venture Capital Summit in Goa. The theme of the Summit was Mobilizing Global Capital...

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