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In a new twist to the row over viral videos of Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain getting massages in jail, Chief
Gujarat will today witness high voltage campaigning ahead of Assembly elections scheduled for next month, as all top leaders of
The autorickshaw blast in coastal Karnataka's Mangaluru Saturday was not accidental but an "act of terror with the intention to
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud, who has agreed to meet lawyers of the Gujarat High Court striking over
Retired bureaucrat Arun Goel has been appointed as an Election Commissioner ahead of the crucial assembly election in Gujarat. The
Maharashtra Governor B S Koshyari on Saturday said Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was an icon of "olden days" even as he

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It May Be Time To Lower Voting Age To Include ‘I-Gen’ Voters

By K Raveendran The 61st Constitution amendment of 1988 that brought down voting age in India from 21 to 18 had reasoned that the present day youth were literate and enlightened and therefore deserved the opportunity to give vent to their feelings. It was also observed that ‘they were...

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Second Leg Of Indian Farmers Agitation Begins On November 26

By Dr. Gyan Pathak The first phase of farmers agitation of India was called off on December 11, 2021 after the three controversial farm laws were repealed fulfilling the chief demand of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha. However, the other demands including guaranteed Minimum Support Price (MSP) remained unfulfilled even...

Nov 26 · >

Home Minister Amit Shah Finally Admitted BJP Role In Gujarat Riots In 2002

By Sushil Kutty It couldn’t have been slip of tongue. Was it a boast, or a dare? Perhaps, a warning, a straightforward reminder, to vote-bank to stay put because you don’t do that, and communal rioting will follow. Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s statements spelled out that Gujarat 2002...

Nov 26 · >

India-UAE Economic Relations Set To Reach New High With Food Security Pact

By P. Sreekumaran India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are all set to deepen their already warm relationship. The development is bound to have a beneficial bearing on India’s relations with the other countries of West Asia. Topping the list is a food security cooperation under the I2U2,...

Nov 26 · >

Bengal BJP‘s Woes Mounting As New Governor May Be Different From Dhankar

By Tirthankar Mitra The West Bengal BJP is at crossroads over its interaction with new governor CV Anand Bose after leader of the Opposition, Suvendu Adhikari and state unit chief, Sukanta Majumdar boycotted the swearing in ceremony of the governor on November 23 claiming they were not given seats...

Nov 26 · >

Peru’s Leftist President Castillo Is In Constant Fight With Right Dominated Congress

By Satyaki Chakraborty The continuing strong presence of the right wing opposition in the congresses in the Latin American countries ruled by Left wing Presidents has become a big problem for the ruling progressive coalitions in implementing the pro people programmes, Latest developments in Peru and Colombia are reminders...

Nov 26 · >

Qatar World Cup Produces Soccer Upsets, Politics And Sensitive Situations

By James M Dorsey Barely out of the starting blocks, the Qatar World Cup has already produced a fair share of upsets as well as politically and personally sensitive situations and incidents. Qatar’s 2:0 loss to Ecuador in the tournament’s opening match will have reinforced critics’ conviction that the...

Nov 26 · >

New Pakistan Army Chief General Asim Munir Belongs To Anti-Imran Camp

  By Sankar Ray The nomination of 57-year-old Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir Ahmad Shah, the senior-most officer among the nominees as the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army has put the erstwhile Prime Minister and chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-Insaaf  Imran Khan Niazi on pins and needles.  The...

Nov 25 · >

Sign Of Easing Of Global Recessionary Trend Is Good For India

By Anjan Roy A Christmas celebration has started at least on the global stock markets. The financial markets are showing a surprising buoyancy and climbing new heights. Indian stock markets jumped up. The representative BSE index rose by close to 1000 points and touched its historic record high of...

Nov 25 · >

Congress Is Congress, It Never Changes – Ashok Gehlot Proves It Once Again

By Sushil Kutty Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has a lot of explaining to do after his “explosive” interview in which he called arch rival Sachin Pilot “traitor” six times and would have made it a dozen if the interviewer hadn’t cut short the interview. “What’s happened to you...

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