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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
The BJP on Friday hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for marching with activist Medha Patkar on his Bharat
Top BJP leader BL Santhosh has been summoned by the Telangana police over his party's alleged attempts to "buy" four
A week after the Supreme Court ordered the release of six people who were convicted in the assassination of former
Enforcement Directorate chief SK Mishra has received another year-long extension, his third in the job. With this extension, he would

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Digitalisation In Agriculture Is Going To Adversely Affect Small Farmers

By Ravula Venkaiah The Narendra Modi government has recently signed an MoU and released recently to introduce a policy called digitalisation in the agriculture sector. What are the benefits of it? What are the losses? Discussions are going on. Recently a discussion forum was held in Delhi under the...

Dec 2 · >

Gehlot, Pilot Band Together For Rajasthan Leg Of Bharat Jodo Yatra

By Rahil Nora Chopra The game of check and mate has started in Congress, with speculations abound, rife and the assembly polls due next year in Rajasthan, looming large. The AICC has had to step in to manage and control the party’s image, which is once again in tatters...

Dec 2 · >

December 6 Is Again A Reminder Of The Damage To Indian Ethos By Sangh Parivar

By Krishna Jha The 30th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition is December 6. The wound is still livid. Razing down of Babri Masjid was a major step towards destroying our composite culture. It was also a part of the Ayodhya strategy of Hindutva forces that awaits its completion. To...

Dec 1 · >

BJP’s Campaign For Gujarat Polls Has Turned Vicious And Toxic

By Prakash Karat The BJP campaign for the Gujarat assembly election gives an insight as to how Gujarat became the laboratory for the Hindutva forces and how the corporate-communal axis was forged that became known later as the Gujarat model. Some of Amit Shah’s assertions in his election speeches...

Dec 1 · >

Take Over Of NDTV Channel By Adanis Is A Sad Day For Liberal Secular Camp

By Sushil Kutty Too much has been spoken and written about how the Adani Group juggled shares and equity, whatever they might mean to the common layman, to snatch ownership of NDTV and run away with it such that it became the hottest story among a bevy.  ‘O! No.’...

Dec 1 · >

India’s GDP Growth Has Slowed Down But Overall, The Trends Are Positive

By K R Sudhaman India’s economic growth might have dipped to 6.3 per cent in July-September quarter of this financial year but the good news is the slide is not going to be as pronounced in the whole year. The year 2022-23 may still end up with GDP growth...

Dec 1 · >

Serious Implications Of Mainpuri Lok Sabha Polls For Akhilesh Yadav

By Pradeep Kapoor Aware of the serious implications on his political future of the results of Mainpuri by-polls for Lok Sabha, Akhilesh Yadav has mobilised the support of his family and party leaders to retain the seat won by his father Mulayam Singh Yadav who recently passed away. Samajwadi...

Dec 1 · >

One In Every Three Persons Lives In Digital Darkness

By Dr. Gyan Pathak “Future will be digital. But the future of digital must be human-centred,” said the UN Secretary general Antonio Guterres in a video message on the occasion of the 17th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), that begun on November 28 in Addis Ababa and will concluded on...

Dec 1 · >

Fissures Threaten To Widen Into Big Cracks For West Bengal BJP

By Tirthankar Mitra Fissures threaten to widen into cracks in West Bengal BJP as leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari is trying to justify an invitation to tea with chief minister, Mamata Banerjee. Implosions are being reported in the saffron camp of the state, after the leader of the...

Dec 1 · >

Oil Price Behaviour Surprises With A Turnaround Despite Bullish Undertones

By K Raveendran Deductive logic has gone for a toss when it comes to forecasting international oil price behaviour. Defying all expectations of a spike, crude prices have hovered just about the same level as last year this time, which means the commodity is trading in the $70s range....

Nov 30 · >