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G7 Conclave Fails To Meet Commitment For Nuclear Weapons Abolition

By Dr Arun Mitra Much was expected from the recently concluded summit of group of seven countries the G7 which included USA, UK, France, Canada, Italy, Germany and Japan. Since the world is faced with serious threat of use of nuclear weapons during the on-going Russia Ukraine war, there...

May 31 · >

Defection Of Lone Congress MLA In Bengal To TMC Angers Alliance Partner CPI(M)

By Tirthankar Mitra Congress-Left Front alliance in West Bengal received an unexpected jolt following the defection of Sagardighi MLA Bairon Biswas to ruling Trinamool Congress. The shake-up coming days before an Opposition meet against BJP in Patna has put the alliance forged in the summer of 2016 under a...

May 31 · >

NITI Aayog Has Failed To Play Any Effective Role In Planning For Indian Economy

By Kalyani Shankar One of the first things Prime Minister Narendra Modi did soon after assuming office nine years ago was dismantling the Planning Commission with a legacy of 65 years and set up the Niti Aayog in January 2015. Even as the chief minister of Gujarat earlier, Modi...

May 30 · >

Opposition Parties Could Not Meet Properly PM Challenge On New Parliament Building

By Sushil Kutty Prime Minister Narendra Modi bounced back from the brink and the opposition parties are together and singly to blame for the comeback. The Karnataka assembly election loss should have been the final nail as far as Modi was concerned, his Waterloo! But not three weeks later,...

May 30 · >

Congress Dithering Over Supporting AAP On Ordinance Is Height Of Stupidity

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Penny wise pound foolish, is a well-known adage, applied to someone trying to save a penny while remaining ignorant of greater loss in that event. The Congress dithering over supporting AAP led by Arvind Kejriwal and his government in Delhi against the Delhi ordinance brought...

May 30 · >

Bengal Congress Making Too Much Noise Over Sole MLA’s Defection To Trinamool

By Tirthankar Mitra Bairan Biswas, the lone Congress legislator from Sagardighi, Murshidabad, defecting to Trinamool Congress does not send a signal of unity in the coming days. The defection comes just ahead of a crucial meeting of Opposition parties at Patna to set the stage for an anti-BJP front...

May 30 · >

An Isolated Imran Khan On No-Fly List Is Not A Bad News For The Captain

By Arun Kumar Shrivastav Imran Khan, former prime minister of Pakistan, and his wife, Bushra Bibi, have been put on the no-fly list by the government. According to reports, at least 80 of his party leaders are on this list. It comes after his arrest on May 9, which...

May 30 · >

Massive Outreach Programme By BJP In Uttar Pradesh For 2024 Polls

By Pradeep Kapoor LUCKNOW: BJP has launched massive public outreach program from May 30 for a month in all the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in view of the general elections next year. The public outreach programme is part of the national program of the party to celebrate nine years...

May 30 · >

Fresh Manipur Violence Exposes Failure Of Centre And BJP State Govt

By Ashis Biswas As a fresh spell of mob violence on the night of May 28 shattered the fragile truce between warring non tribal Meitei community and the Kuki tribe in Manipur, official policy failures at several areas could be readily spotted. First, the BJP-ruled state administration led by...

May 30 · >

India’s Triangular Relationship With Russia, China And The US Is Under Pressure

By Nantoo Banerjee India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has probably never faced such a situation as it is now to engage in a positive diplomacy with the world’s three warring super powers — the US, China and Russia. India is getting increasingly trapped in the international power tussle...

May 29 · >