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An intense heatwave scorched parts of north India on Sunday with places in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh recording 49 degrees
Maharashtra Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis yesterday compared the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to a Babri-like structure and said
A heavily armed 18-year-old white gunman shot 10 people dead on Saturday at a Buffalo, New York grocery store in
There is "a fake Hindutva party" misleading the nation, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Saturday in a counter
As next year's poll battle for Telangana heats up, Congress, BJP, and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) have already started
Sunil Jakhar, senior Congress leader and former chief of its Punjab unit, quit the party today, weeks after he was


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In The Wake Of War In Ukraine, Wheat Is Now A Strategic Commodity

By Arun Kumar Shrivastav In what appeared to be a sudden move, the Indian government prohibited the export of wheat on May 13. This appeared to be totally out of sync with India’s policy of goodwill and outreach through liberal relief and support measures under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...

May 18 · >

The Economist Of London Goes Gaga With Indian Growth Story

By Anjan Roy The Economist newspaper of London, highly respected worldwide for its expertise and views on the global economy and issues, has predicted India to lead the economic recovery process as the fastest growing major economy. The paper refers to the India growth story in comparable terms to...

May 18 · >

Turkey’s Erdogan Plays Games Within And With NATO

James M Dorsey Amid speculation about a reduced US military commitment to security in the Middle East, Turkey has spotlighted the region’s ability to act as a disruptive force if its interests are neglected. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off alarm bells this week, declaring that he was...

May 18 · >

Arrest Of A Big Bangladeshi Financial Scamstar In Bengal Creates A Row

By Ashis Biswas Nothing has engaged the capabilities of police forces in India (West Bengal) and Bangladesh in recent times more the arrest of international fugitive Prashanta Kumar Halder, charged with the embezzlement of billions of rupees through a scam that makes the homegrown Sarada ponzy scheme look puny!...

May 18 · >

Chandrutt Mishra, World’s Foremost Leopard Expert Is A Change Maker

By Harihar Swarup Nobody knows how many leopards there are in the wild not even Chandrutt Mishra, the world’s foremost expert on the big cat, and he’s been studying them for 25 years. The spotted grey feline that lives on the snowcapped mountains of Asia’s is so elusive that...

May 18 · >

Can Hindu Marriage Act Allow Same Sex Marriage In India?

By Tanish Arora The Madras High Court, in the case of Arun Kumar versus Inspector General of Registration (2019), analysed the legitimacy of cis-trans marriage with regards to the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 specifically and held that the same would be legally sound. For the purposes of this, the...

May 18 · >

Rahul Gandhi Has Damaged The Cause Of Opposition Unity With Udaipur Statement

By Nitya Chakraborty Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has struck a big blow to the efforts of the opposition parties towards forming a combined front to take on the ruling BJP in the Lok Sabha polls in 2024. Gandhi said in the Congress Chintan Shivir in Udaipur that the Congress...

May 17 · >

Centre On Backfoot After Unsuccessful Privatisation

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Shelving of the disinvestment programme of the Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) the Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) soon after postponing planned disinvestment programme for another PSU the Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has brought the national attention not only to reexamine the merits and demerits of...

May 17 · >

Central BJP Leaders Are Depending On Yogi Adityanath For Next Lok Sabha Win

By Pradeep Kapoor LUCKNOW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leadership are banking on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his team for crucial Lok Sabha elections scheduled for 2024. With 80 Lok Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh, the elections are very crucial for PM Narendra Modi and BJP for...

May 17 · >

Regional Parties Are Jittery At Rahul Gandhi’s Dig To Them On Ideology

By Arun Srivastava Rahul Gandhi’s homily that unlike regional parties which “lack an ideology” and “have different approaches”, Congress is a party with an ideology has evoked strong reaction from the leaders of other opposition parties. Questions are being raised what the authority does he enjoy to speak in...

May 17 · >