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Days after his controversy for referring to President Droupadi Murmu as 'Rashtrapatni', Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday has
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was arrested at midnight after over six hours of questioning in an alleged land scam
Bihar minister Ram Surat Rai on Friday heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, under whose leadership India ran the
With the Lieutenant Governor recommending a CBI probe into the implementation of the new excise policy, the Delhi government has
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has missed the chance to participate in the "World Cities' Summit" in Singapore, where he
At least Rs 20 crore in cash and gold jewellery and bars have been recovered from another house of Arpita

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Indian Spectrum Management Is Plagued With Adhocism

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Spectrum (radio waves) is a scarce resource, and almost all of us may have already heard something about 2G, 3G, 4G, and now 5G. Even PM Narendra Modi has been championing for it for quite some time. However, it would be shocking to know that...

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Just Okay By Lingayat Seer Is Not Helping Rahul Gandhi To Win Karnataka Polls

By Sushil Kutty If a Karnataka lingayat seer is to be believed, Rahul Gandhi will be prime minister in 2024. With that taken for granted, the Congress can set its eye on winning the 2023 Karnataka assembly elections. The lingayat seer is invested in Rahul Gandhi. He also happens...

Aug 5 · >

Rahul Urges Siddaramaiah, DKS To Fight 2023 Polls Unitedly

By Rahil Nora Chopra With the ongoing war of words between former Karnataka chief minister PC Siddaramaiah and state president D K Shivakumar over the chief minister’s candidature within the Congress, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi appealed to the party’s state unit leaders to work amicably with fraternity for...

Aug 5 · >

Bangladesh Hosts Top Ministerial Summit Of D-8 Islamist Countries

By Ashis Biswas Largely unnoticed by the Indian mainstream media, Bangladesh hosted the Ministerial Conference of Developing 8 grouping, D-8 for short, a few days ago. This relatively new alliance brings together eight Muslim countries spread from South East Asia to Africa. There were a few tangible, positive decisions...

Aug 5 · >

United States-China Technology War Accentuates As Tensions Rise

By Prabir Purkayastha As the tension between the United States and China mounts as a fallout of Nancy Pelosi’s provocative Taiwan visit, the technology war between them is also taking a new turn. Both houses of Congress have approved the CHIPS and Science Act—a $280 billion plan to boost...

Aug 5 · >

Uncertainty Continues Globally About Future Viability Of Metaverse

By Arun Kumar Shrivastav Co-founder of Ethereum, the world’s second-largest blockchain network by market cap, Vitalik Buterin last week kicked up a storm by claiming that corporate efforts to create metaverse will not be successful. He specifically mentioned Meta Inc. (formerly Facebook), which suffered $10 billion of losses in...

Aug 5 · >

Imran Khan Trying To Turn His Indictment By Commission To Political Advantage

By Sankar Ray Despite a clear edge in the recent popularity curve in Pakistan former Prime Minister Imran Khan and chief of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf is in political dock again. The Election Commission of Pakistan has caught him on the wrong foot by indicting King Khan and his party of...

Aug 5 · >

Prime Minister’s ‘Strong Government’ Means That The BJP Regime Controls Everything

By Prakash Karat Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, spoke recently about how a strong government should be.  Addressing a university convocation in Chennai on July 29, Modi said: “A strong government does not control everything or everyone.  It controls the system’s impulse to interfere…A strong government does not move into...

Aug 4 · >

Sangh Parivar And BJP Have No Right To Talk Of Tiranga Celebrations

By Binoy Viswam At the 75th year of Independence, India witnesses unusual initiatives from BJP, the ruling party. They are taking extra pains to exhibit their loyalty to the national freedom struggle and the National Flag. Anyone with a little understanding of history knows that neither the BJP nor...

Aug 4 · >

Hounding Out The Main Opposition Party By ED And Delhi Police Has Crossed All Limits

By Sushil Kutty The prime-time anchor couldn’t hold back his happiness. He wanted to know from the anti-corruption crusader exactly where the “case” stood. The anti-corruption crusader was happy to oblige. Both had tried and found Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi guilty. The anchor spelled out the verdict and...

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