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China skipped a confidential G20 meeting held in India on Sunday, sources said. The meeting was held in Itanagar, the
The Congress has planned a nationwide "save democracy" movement to protest against the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi as the member
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from the Lok Sabha is a "deep betrayal" of Gandhian philosophy, an influential Indian-origin
Radical Sikh preacher Amritpal Singh, who is still on the run, may be headed to Delhi after his last location was
In a huge setback for the Congress party, its former president Rahul Gandhi has been disqualified from the Lok Sabha
As Amritpal Singh continues to be on the run, the police have arrested a woman who sheltered the Khalistani leader


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It May Be Time For RBI To Decouple From Policies Set By U.S. Federal Reserve

By K Raveendran With the US Federal Reserve set to continue raising interest rates to combat record inflation rates, the highest in 40 years, there are calls that the Reserve Bank of India deviate from its traditional policy of mirroring the US interest rate hikes. The RBI has effected...

Apr 1 · >

Congress Is Steadily Finding More Allies Despite Some Differences

By Harihar Swarup As we head into another massive electoral season, starting with Karnataka assembly polls on May 10 and ending with the Lok Sabha 12 months later; two parallel political processes are at work. These processes will play out in the coming months as the main actors figure...

Apr 1 · >

Rahul’s Conviction Has Boosted Congress Prospects In Karnataka Assembly Polls

By Arun Srivastava Chanakya of BJP, Amit Shah has come out with the implicit advice to Rahul Gandhi to go to a higher court and challenge the verdict of the Surat court. This unsolicited advice coming from the iron man of the BJP has given rise to numerous conjecture...

Apr 1 · >

Workers Unable To Live A Life Of Dignity Without Social Security

By Dr. Gyan Pathak The recently held Annual Development Partners meeting of the ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for all has reiterated that the human right to social security is still not a reality for more than 4 billion people of the world who are...

Apr 1 · >

Trump Has That Uncanny Power To Turn A Crisis Into A Big Opportunity

By Sushil Kutty Former United States President Donald Trump was to travel to New York from Florida following his indictment and the “charges in a sealed cover”. More than three years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had famously said ‘Abki Baar Trump Sarkar’ which fell through notoriously and resulted...

Apr 1 · >

Unleashing Of An Iranian Tiger: Politics Over Tourist Attractions

By James M Dorsey A Gulf investor with an analytical and artistic bent, Ali al-Salim pinpointed the long-term challenges Saudi Arabia faces as it re-establishes relations with Iran. While most analysts focused on the immediate reduction of regional tensions and the possible opening for an end to the eight-year-long...

Apr 1 · >

Trump Won’t Be Defeated In 2024 Polls Through Indictments Alone

By Ben Beckett On Thursday, Donald Trump was indicted in Manhattan. The charges related to the funding of a nondisclosure agreement he signed with the adult performer Stormy Daniels regarding an extramarital affair he had with her. It would be great if the charges derailed Trump, but as the...

Apr 1 · >

World Is Keenly Watching What Narendra Modi Is Doing In ‘Mother Of Democracy’

By Sushil Kutty After the United States dived in, it was the turn of Germany to wade in. Rahul Gandhi’s “disqualified MP” status is bothering both democracies. What Rahul Gandhi’s London remarks could not do, his disqualification from the Lok Sabha did, make both countries sit up and react....

Mar 31 · >

Global South Is Looking To India To Find Ways To Deal With Debt Crisis

By K R Sudhaman Global debt and recession are two major challenges afflicting many parts of the World, particularly the global south. India, which heads G 20 this year, has a great responsibility to work with member countries to find a solution to these problems. In this connection, India’s...

Mar 31 · >

Relief For Kerala Chief Minister In CMRDF Case

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The verdict of Lok Ayukta Justice Cyriac Joseph in the case of alleged misappropriation of the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund (CMRDF) during Pinarayi Vijayan Government’s  previous term from 2016 to 2021 has come as a big relief to the Chief Minister. Any adverse verdict...

Mar 31 · >