Microbes as old as life on earth discovered in India

While the Modi dispensation has invited ridicule for forcing nationalism into science, this research of Deccan Trap rocks that ended up discovering the oldest microbes was ordered by this very government

Mamata’s show of ‘united’ opposition: Who said what

Kolkata: Indian National Congress president sent to Mamata Banerjee's 'United India' rally in Kolkata on Saturday Mallikarjun Kharge and Abhishek Manu Singhvi to represent his party. The other opposition parties that registered their attendance at the function were the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Loktantrik Janata Dal, Nationalist Congress...

Election Commission to announce Lok Sabha poll schedule in March first week?

New Delhi: The schedule for Lok Sabha elections is likely to be announced in the first week of March, sources indicated on Friday. The term of the present Lok Sabha ends on 3 June. The Election Commission is in the process of deciding the number of phases and the months in...

Gurmeet Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment for journalist’s murder

Panchkula: A special CBI court in Panchkula Thursday sentenced self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim 'Insaan' and three others to life imprisonment for the murder of a journalist over 16 years ago. The Dera Sachcha Sauda chief and the three others convicted last Friday in the case appeared before the court...

CPCB asks Reliance Industries why Rs 1 crore fine should not be slapped on it for non-compliance of NGT order

New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board has asked Reliance Industries why a fine of Rs 1 crore should not be slapped on it and prosecution not initiated over non-compliance of National Green Tribunal order on installation of anti-pollution "vapour recovery" systems (VRS) at fuel stations. The CPCB had earlier...

Hariprasad of INC diagnoses Amit Shah’s swine flu as ‘suar ka zukaam’

Bengaluru: The political discourse in the country hit a new low on Thursday when Indian National Congress MP made light of the illness of Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, who was on Wednesday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi to get...

After humanoids, ISRO may test human endurance in Gaganyaan

New Delhi: Following media reports that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), sensitive to animal rights, will send a humanoid for space travel on Gaganyaan to test how the passengers cope with the conditions,...

India’s LCH successfully carries out air-to-air missile firing on moving target

Bengaluru: India's indigenously designed and developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) has successfully carried out air-to-air missile firing on a moving aerial target, state-run aerospace behemoth HAL Thursday said. Calling it a "unique milestone", the city-headquartered...

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People’s Verdict 2018: Wake Up, Modi!

The results of the 2018 Assembly elections, especially those in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, are a wake-up call for Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
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...

नरेंद्र मोदी के ‘हिन्दू-हृदय सम्राट’ होने की अवधारणा पर आंकलन आपकी भूल है

मुझे याद नहीं कि कभी नरेन्द्र मोदी ने बाल ठाकरे, प्रवीण तोगड़िया, उमा भारती या योगी आदित्यनाथ जैसी तल्ख भाषा का प्रयोग किया हो। मसलन, फूंक दिया जायेगा, ध्वस्त कर दिया जायेगा,...

Mutual fund investments are not subject to market risk!

 Mutual fund investment experinces of most of the customers have been very bitter since last one year. Most of the schemes that outperformed traditional investment options, are giving negative returns since last...

भारत के चुनावों में पानीपत की चौथी लड़ाई

फेसबुक पर जो बन्धु मंगलवार की सुबह 1 बजे तक हिंदी हार्टलैंड के तीनों प्रदेशों में भाजपा के जीत का दम भर रहे थे, उनमें से कइयों ने दोपहर तक रुझान देख कर ही...

Neither BJP nor its supporters get the economics right

On job reservations, every upper caste person feels, but for reservation, he would have been in IIT, and after that in IAS. Every lower caste person, in contrast, feels that at the first opportunity,...
RSS, BJP

BJP, RSS not friends; rather, the greatest threat to Hindus

The Sangh Parivar, particularly the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party, are not friends of Hindus. Not only are they enemies — now this goes against every media narrative, against every assumption,...

Biofuel: A Ray Of Hope For Sustainable Future

On 27 August 2018, India flew its first biofuel-powered Jet, a SpiceJet aircraft, from Dehradun to Delhi. This flight was received by Union Minister Dr Harshvardhan, Nitin Gadkari, Dharmendra Pradhan and Suresh Prabhu at...

Questioned by fans for loss in one match, Dhoni leads India to ODI series victory

Melbourne: Mahendra Singh Dhoni rekindled his love affair with final flourishes, anchoring India to their maiden bilateral ODI series triumph in Australia for a perfect finish to a historic trip Down Under here on Friday. Just recently when Dhoni had made a painstaking 51 in...

Shooting stars in Khelo India steal the show

Pune: The growing stature of shooting as a sport in India was amply reflected in the quality of competition and intense battles for the 19 gold medals at stake at the Khelo India Youth Games here. That as many as 11 States won at least...
Mumbai: Filmmaker Kabir Khan says his upcoming film on the 1983 cricket World Cup will have an energetic album but no lip-sync songs as the audience will not accept Kapil Dev singing on screen. The film, 83, features Ranveer Singh as Dev and chronicles the story of how the Indian team won their first cricket World Cup. "In 83, the music...
The Accidental Prime Minister
While The Accidental Prime Minister might not be as well written and made a film as Uri:The Surgical Strike, the phenomenal hatred it's been receiving from almost every left-liberal corner of narrative, debate or politics in a repeated manner (The Quint just posted a yet another hate-filled review in the form of a video, spewing poison on the film — third...