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With Rahul Gandhi deciding to contest the Raebareli Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh as well, there were mixed reactions
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The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice on a petition filed by former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren challenging his



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The West Cuts A Sorry Figure On The Great Chinese Scrabble Board

By Anjan Roy The United Kingdom is facing a dilemma. It is not able to issue, for the time being, the regimental badges for its military service personnel bearing the imprimatur of King Charles. The reason: Chinese supplies. The UK issues the badges worn on berets, with their sovereign’s...

Jun 18 · >

Election Takeaways That One Can Count As Significant

By Tirthankar Mitra Challenging long-standing narratives and sometimes setting them aside, 2024 Lok Sabha elections marked a pivotal moment in Indian politics. In sum, it is time for political pundits and pollsters to look at things they claim to know all about with an open mind. The common people...

Jun 18 · >

BJP Looking For Scapegoats To Blame For Uttar Pradesh Debacle

By Pradeep Kapoor LUCKNOW: Shocked by the humiliating performance of the party in UP in the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP leadership has decided to assign 40 teams of two important leaders each to study the voting patterns. Each team will visit two constituencies and meet local leaders and...

Jun 18 · >

A Verdict Against Chiquita’s Impunity In Colombia

By Carlos Cruz Mosquera Chiquita, one of the United States’ and the world’s biggest fruit companies, has finally been charged in a Florida court for its links to a terrorist organization. In 2007, following a similar trial in New York, the company admitted to financing one of Colombia’s most...

Jun 18 · >

Murlidhar C. Bhandare, The ‘Senior In The Chamber’ Who We All Miss

By Mohan V Katarki For a lawyer, when his chamber senior passes away, he naturally feels a loss. I am feeling a terrible loss on the passing away of senior advocate Murlidhar C. Bhandare, who lived a long and meaningful life into the mid-nineties. The autobiography of Bhandare tells...

Jun 18 · >

Now Is The Time For A ‘NEET’ Overhaul Of Admissions To Medical Colleges

By Dr Arun Mitra Irregularities in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), an examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admissions to medical courses, has raised many serious questions. A record number of 67 students obtained the perfect score of 720 out of 23,33,297 who appeared...

Jun 15 · >

Left Rout In Polls: Can Communists Chalk A Return To Relevance?

By Tirthankar Mitra The CPI(M) and its partners in the Left Front have been almost completely wiped out from the electoral map of West Bengal. Except for a single seat in the Rajya Sabha from this state, it has been a dry run for the Left since the 2021...

Jun 15 · >

Hanging In Balance, Fates Of Naidu’s Amaravati And Narendra Modi

By Sushil Kutty Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has five years to create a capital city out of Amaravati. This is because elections play funny games and one of them is dashing the hopes of sitting governments dreaming of continuity. Who knows Jagan Mohan Reddy might be back...

Jun 15 · >

Modi’s Language May Have Changed, But Not His Body Language

By K Raveendran Assessments by the RSS leaders attribute the BJP’s setback in the Lok Sabha elections to the pervasive issue of arrogance among its leaders. This critique points to a critical introspection within the party, suggesting that overconfidence and hubris have significantly contributed to electoral losses. Arrogance, as...

Jun 15 · >

NDA Government’s Ministry Of Labour Has A Difficult Time Going Forward

By Dr. Gyan Pathak The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment has two tough tasks in hand – employment generation and roll-out of four labour codes that the Modi 2:0 government had been keeping in abeyance for the last four years due to stiff resistance from the joint platform...

Jun 15 · >