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Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Friday that Iran will respond at an immediate and "maximum level" if Israel
Gunshots were fired near a polling booth in Manipur this morning. A 25-second video circulating online shows commotion and people
A mob vandalised a missionary school in Telangana's Mancherial district and manhandled the institution's staff after the principal questioned some
The US has encouraged India and Pakistan to avoid escalation and find a resolution through dialogue, US State Department spokesperson
The Congress has objected to an Indian envoy accusing a "single dynastic party" of corruption in remarks published in a
Yoga guru Ramdev and his aide Balkrishna are in the Supreme Court today as it hears the contempt case against



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Mamata-Kolkata High Court Confrontation Has Serious Implications

By Arun Srivastava Will the Calcutta High Court hold West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee guilty of contempt of court? Political circles are abuzz with anticipation ever since Banerjee came out with her sensation allegation: “They (the BJP) have bought off the Calcutta] High Court.” Her disenchantment with the...

Apr 25 · >

Prime Minister’s Vicious Speech Against Muslims In Poll Campaign Violates Constitution

By P. Sudhir The prime minister’s vitriolic speech of April 21, delivered two days after the first phase of polling of the Lok Sabha elections, has been widely condemned both in India and abroad. The language and bigotry which he displayed to incite hatred against the Muslim community and...

Apr 25 · >

May Day In 2024 Is A Reminder To The Indian Working Class Of A Long Battle For Rights

By Krishna Jha It was May Day when workers all over the world were waking up to the reality that they too have rights, as a class. For us in India, outcome was All India Trade Union Congress that came into existence in 1920, with Lala Lajpat Rai as...

Apr 25 · >

How Bhagawat Gita Egged Robert F Kennedy Jr. To Stand Against President Biden

By Anjan Roy Robert J Oppenheimer was inspired by it, T.S. Eliot was fascinated by the slokas and now an independent candidate aspiring for the White House revealed he was egged on to put a fight for the top job by the Bhagawat Gita. Robert F. Kennedy, nephew of...

Apr 25 · >

In Middle East War, U.S. Facing A Big Dilemma On How Far To Get Involved

By Girish Linganna Deterrence is straightforward! It means stopping the enemy from taking action by threatening military force. The US, with its powerful global military, should easily be able to deter Iran, which has outdated military equipment, including warships and fighter jets older than the first Moon landing. However,...

Apr 25 · >

Election Commission Has A Dismal Record On Acting Against Modi’s Breaches Of Poll Code

By K Raveendran For the sake of record, the Election Commission has said that it is examining the complaint made against the speech made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Rajasthan where he had said that if Congress is elected to power at the Centre, it...

Apr 24 · >

In The First Two Phases Of Polling, Trends Have Not Favoured BJP

By Dr. Gyan Pathak People gathered to hear PM Narendra Modi in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh on April 22, just two days before the end of election campaigns for the second phase of Lok Sabha election 2024, were surprised when they heard him lowering the pitch from the high...

Apr 24 · >

BJP Confident In One But Shaky In Two Other Sitting Seats In Bengal In Second Phase

By Tirthankar Mitra KOLKATA: second phase of 18th Lok Sabha elections starting on April 26 will have a strange commonality with the first phase in West Bengal. Just like the April 19 elections, it remains to be seen whether the three constituencies represented by BJP MPs in the second...

Apr 24 · >

Congress Is Hoping On Its Five Guarantees For Success In Karnataka Polls

By Harihar Swarup Winning Karnataka is central to the BJP’s plans to make deeper inroads into the south. The saffron party tasted power for the first time in South India in 2008, when B S Yediyurappa formed the government in Karnataka despite falling short of a majority. While a...

Apr 24 · >

Modi’s Attempts To Polarise Hindi Heartland Not Yielding Big Response

By Arun Srivastava Narendra Modi “spreading fear” among Hindu women by claiming that the Congress would not even spare their mangalsutra if it comes to power, as well as maligning Dr Manmohan Singh for his reflection on share of power to the minorities, such as Muslims, are the top...

Apr 24 · >