Editor : Satish Ohri    Edition : May - June 2018

A Hard Battle for 2019

The Falling ‘Icons’

The ‘Leaking’ Education System

Parliament washout a new low Govt loses TDP, key Southern Ally

Just a five year term

Rahul moves on to cong centrestage

Wrong means to fight Fake News

No way to fight rising Dalit fire

Regional parties gang-up to defeat Modi

Health of Indian Bank demands Pro-Active Regulator from RBI

Parliamentary Secretary : Status & Role

National News

A Hard Battle for 2019

A Hard Battle for 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is often described as being perpetually in the election mode. Rarely does he miss an.....

The Falling Icons

The Falling ‘Icons’

At their height of popularity, both Anna Hazare, the anti-graft crusader, and his one-time deputy and now the chief minister...

The ‘Leaking’ Education System

The ‘Leaking’ Education System

Not all of nearly two million students who took the X and XII class board final exams in March may have been forced.....

Parliament washout a new low Govt. loses TDP, key Southern Ally

Parliament washout a new low Govt. loses TDP, key Southern Ally

The Budget Session of Parliament, the last such full-fledged session of the Modi Government, turned out to be a total washout...

Just a five year term

Just a five year termJust a five year term

One gets to hear complaints about politicians building dreams and then playing with sentiments for not fulfilling them. One of.....

Rahul moves on to cong centrestage

Rahul moves on to cong centrestage

Breaking from the hallowed traditions of the Congress, of mattresses and gaddis on the dais, where the All-India Congress....

Wrong means to fight Fake News

Wrong means to fight Fake News

It was just as well that the government quickly stepped back from introducing a ‘draconian measure’ to fight the menace of Fake News.....

No way to fight rising Dalit fire

No way to fight rising Dalit fire

Violence, including at least nine deaths, marked the ‘Bharat Bandh’ on April 2 on a call given by Dalits to protest alleged ‘dilution’ of SC/ST..

Regional parties gang-up to defeat Modi

Regional parties gang-up to defeat Modi

Lok Sabha elections are more than one year away. The regional parties have, however, started making preparations to defeat.....

Health of Indian Bank demands Pro-Active Regulator from RBI

Health of Indian Bank demands Pro-Active Regulator from RBI

The country’s banking industry is in a dismal state amidst the tumbling out of the several skeletons from the cupboards.....

Parliamentary Secretary : Status & Role

Parliamentary Secretary : Status & Role

Since the initial disqualification of 20 members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly by the Election Commission for holding.....

Capital Happenings

Yechury in a minority in own party

Yechury in a minority in own party

CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury is in a minority even in his own party. After facing a setback on the question of extending support to the Congress....

Biopic on NTR

Biopic on NTR

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu gave the Mahurat Clap for the biopic on late Telugu Desam Party founder and former Undivided Andhra...

Good Friday and BJP

Good Friday and BJP

BJP veteran L K Advani, the Hindutva Mascot, once linked his party formation with Good Friday. It was on Good Friday that the erstwhile Bharatiya..

Rani Mukherjee sets tone for change

Rani Mukherjee sets tone for change

Rani Mukerjee, whose latest Hichki has it the screens, has set the tone for the feminists. It is not sloganeering or demonstrating but being....

Venkaiah pitch for women empowerment

Venkaiah pitch for women empowerment

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu raised the pitch for women’s empowerment by asserting that empowering women will enable them lead a life .....

Javadekar bid to impress Modi

Javadekar bid to impress Modi

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has understood Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s penchant for youth and first-time voters of the New Millennium in 2018....

Diplomatic Coup by BJP

Diplomatic Coup by BJP

In the run-up to the General Election in 2019, the BJP does not want any signal to go out that the Opposition Congress has either the capacity or the potential .....

Lawyers make politicians sit up

Lawyers make politicians sit up

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was quick to recognise as to how when most people from other professions, including full-time politicians, exited Rajya Sabha....

BJP working on its Maths

BJP working on its Maths

Putting on a brave face, BJP President Amit Shah tried to dismiss the two by-poll losses for the saffron party as something inconsequential. Amit Shah reportedly.....

Saffron Party Media outreach

Saffron Party Media outreach

Coming close on the heels of the recent prestigious Lok Sabha by-election losses, the BJP is keen to retrieve the situation, ahead of the General Election in 2019....

At A Glance

DBT helps boost MGNREGA

DBT helps boost MGNREGA

On April 2, the Ministry of Finance declared that MGNREGS programme made very significant progress in 2017-18, contributing to livelihood security through durable....

Direct Tax collections go up

Direct Tax collections go up

On April 2, the Ministry of Finance stated that the provisional figures of Direct Tax collections for FY 2017-18 showed that net collections are at Rs9.95 lakh...

Pricing of essential drugs

Pricing of essential drugs

On April 3, Union Minister of State for Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Mansukh L Mandaviya said that the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority..

Record in National Highways

Record in National Highways

On April 3, Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that over 9829 km National Highways were constructed during the year 2017-18...

Modern weapons to fight Naxals

Modern weapons to fight Naxals

On April 4, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Hanraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha said that fight in the Naxals is the State subject....

Foundation-stone for Govt Press

Foundation-stone for Govt Press

On April 4, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep S. Puri laid the foundation-stone of the Redevelopment of Government of India Press, Minto Road...

Remembering Babu Jagjivan Ram

Remembering Babu Jagjivan Ram

On April 5, homage function on the occasion of the 111th Birth Anniversary of Babu Jagjivan Ram was organised by the Babu Jagjivan Ram National Foundation under Ministry....

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