In last I-day speech of term, Modi hails India’s rise under his govt

New Delhi: In his last Independence Day speech before Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra...

Modi says corrupt, black money hoarders will not be spared

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday vowed not to spare corrupt and black...

‘One nation, one poll’ a good idea but not implementable at present: Nitish

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that 'one nation, one poll' was a...

Rahul Gandhi seeks to gear up Congress unit in Telangana

Hyderabad: Gearing up the party organisation in Telangana ahead of elections next year, Congress President Rahul...

300 Army jawans move Supreme Court against FIRs in Kashmir

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on 20 August a plea...

BJP frightened by shaping up of oppn unity: Akhilesh

Lucknow: Taking a jibe at BJP chief Amit Shah's claim that the saffron party will win...

Umar Khalid shot at, say associates; eyewitness busts claim

New Delhi: JNU student leader Umar Khalid claimed he had escaped unhurt after an unidentified man...

Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee passes away

Kolkata: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passed away at a private hospital here this morning...

Shah attacks Mamata, Rahul on NRC issue

Kolkata: BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee opposed the...
Facebook

Facebook needs a bigger cleanup

New York: It's been a rough year for Facebook and its investors. Questions of data privacy, fake news proliferation, and user growth have dogged the company. Now, it is investing heavily in fixing those problems....
WhatsApp

Railways passengers can now check train status on WhatsApp

New Delhi: Indian Railways has partnered with MakeMyTrip to provide live status updates of trains through WhatsApp, which is currently the most popular instant messaging platform. Passengers can get updates regarding train timings, booking status,...

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Hasina

Hasina Has Wronged Both Bangladesh And India

For long as India by and large believed Sheikh Hasina Wazed was the better bet, with the other choice being pro-Pakistan Begum Khaleda Zia,...

Theatre Is No Place For Fadnavis’s Socialist Theatrics

At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps wondering how to claim how many jobs his government has created, the BJP regime spread across the...

MSP Hike Likely To Impact Inflation, Fiscal Arithmetic

Minimum Support Price (MSP) is a form of market intervention by the Government of India to insure agricultural producers against any sharp fall in...
growth

Formula For 10% Growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again elucidated the goal of achieving 10% growth rate in the near future while addressing his brainchild NITI Aayog,...
Rahul

Free Press Would Declare Rahul Gandhi Misfit

Some leaders and commanders are said to gain lost grounds; INC president Rahul Gandhi excels in losing gained ground. When, for the past few...
Modi

Risk To Modi’s Life: Open Threat To India

The news of three mutually disparate groups — at least apparently so — plotting to kill Narendra Modi is a portent of the danger...
Protectionism

New Wave Of Protectionism

In 1929, the Smoot-Hawley Tariff was met with a thunderous wave of condemnation from the economics profession. More than a thousand academics and practitioners...
Alliance

BJP-Shiv Sena Alliance At Crossroads

The Bharatiya Janata Party is trying its best to woo Shiv Sena and ensure that the saffron alliance remains intact ahead of 2019 general...

Mythology, Science And BJP

‘To develop scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform’ is one of the fundamental duties prescribed in the Constitution. Considering the statements...
by-poll

Result Of By-poll-ar Disorder In Country

The message from the results of the by-elections is neither wholly positive nor wholly negative for the ruling BJP or the opposition parties considered...
bureaucracy, prime minister, redress

Modi Ji, Your Redress Mechanism Asks Accused To Offer Excuses Of Innocence

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his Namo mobile application and PMO website, inviting the citizens of India to communicate to him their views, issues, problems etc, it was hugely appreciated. Here was a...
Tamil Nadu

Political Space ‘Available’ In Tamil Nadu

Politics in Tamil Nadu will never be the same again after the death of the DMK stalwart M Karunanidhi. Though it is not correct to say that a political void is there post Karunanidhi...

क्यों पानी-पानी हो गई दिल्ली-मुंबई?

पिछले दिनों देश की राजनीतिक और आर्थिक राजधानियों दिल्ली और मुंबई बारिश से जल मग्न होती रहीं। दोनों महानगरों में जिदंगी थम सी गईं। सड़कों पर भारी जाम लग गए, रेल सेवायें बुरी तरह प्रभावित...

जन्नत का ख्वाब और जहन्नुम की सैर

भारत से देश के बंटवारे के वक्त पाकिस्तान जा रहे मुसलमान भाइयों को लगता था कि वे सीधे जन्नत में चले जा रहे हैं। वहां जाते ही बसरे की हूरें उनका स्वागत करेंगीl पर वहां...

बैंक मैनेजरों और पैसा हड़पने वालों की सांठगांठ अब नहीं चलेगी

अब बैंकों की दुनिया से घोटालों, उनके ऊपर बढ़ते कर्ज, शिखर अधिकारियों की गिरफ्तारी या निलंबन संबंधी खबरें अब अक्सर सुनने को मिलने लगी हैं। पिछले सत्तर साल के कांग्रेसी शासन में शायद ही ऐसी ख़बरें...
culture

Needed, lateral appointments in Ministry of Culture as well

An artist spends a lifetime in becoming an artist, then an artist of repute and finally a legendary artist. “We become famous only after we are 60 years,” said veteran Hindustani musician Pt Bhimsen...

India has best chance to bounce back in series at Lord’s

Lord's
New Delhi : The pursuit of bagging a first-ever victory at Edgbaston didn't materialise for team India and now they are up against England for the second Test at the 'Home of Cricket' Lord's. Having struggled to get the batsmen – barring skipper Virat Kohli –...

Chance for Virat to replace Steve Smith No 1 Test batsman

New Delhi: Indian skipper Virat Kohli will look to Australia’s Steve Smith atop the ICC Test rankings for batsmen during the five-Test series beginning in Birmingham on Wednesday. Kohli trails Smith, who is currently serving a 12-month ban for his role in ball tampering, by...
Alia
Mumbai: Alia Bhatt has refuted reports that she is no longer friends with Katrina Kaif and said she is extremely fond of the "Tiger Zinda Hai" star. There have been reports that their equation hit rock bottom after Alia started dating Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina's former boyfriend. Gossip columns went a step ahead and even concluded that all is not well between...
wedding
Mumbai: Bollywood lovebirds Deepika and Ranveer's wedding rumours have caught the country in their grip. A leading magazine reported that the couple will exchange garlands in an intimate wedding at the picturesque Lake Como in Italy. The wedding of the year would take place on 20 November. The veteran actor Kabir Bedi set tongues wagging when he took to Twitter to...