Shielding WFI chief is inconsistent with claims about the new Parliament It must have upset many Government and Bharatiya Janata Party supporters that the pomp and pageantry of the inauguration of the new Parliament building was accompanied with the news that the wrestlers at Jantar Mantar in Delhi were manhandled by...
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Tahawwur Rana’s extradition is a victory for our diplomatic corps and national security functionaries With a US court clearing the extradition of Tahawwur Hussain Rana to India, the chances of bringing the culprit(s) of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks has become higher. The attacks claimed the lives of 174 people, including...
The Congress has promises to keep in Karnataka, but these shouldn’t derail reforms Finally, the suspense over Karnataka’s new chief minister is over. The Congress managed to convince its state unit chief DK Shivakumar to take up the Deputy Chief Minister’s role. But it took more than four days for the...
The drug regulator has proposed that Govt labs should test medicines before their export The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation, the drug regulator, has proposed that cough syrups be tested in government laboratories before they are exported will go a long way in restoring India’s reputation in the global market. The...
A growing menace
Navy, NCB seize a 2,500-kg consignment, worth Rs 1,200 crore, along the Kerala coast The seizure of a massive drug consignment, nearly 2,500 kilograms of methamphetamine,in Indian waters along the Kerala coast highlights the enormity of the problem. The joint operation by the Navy and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is...
Politics is as much about winning elections as it is about running Government The Bharatiya Janata Party’s humiliating defeat in Karnataka boosted the morale of the Opposition, especially of Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) in Maharashtra. It has decided to join hands with small parties and fight jointly against the saffron party...
Congress won handsomely in Karnataka but this may not have a great impact on 2024 general poll The biggest takeaway from the Bharatiya Janata Party’s defeat in the Karnataka election is that strong state leadership is important in Assembly polls. It is true that the BJP has won without a chief...
Narrative, not numbers
Opposition leaders need more than a patchy arithmetic and Mandal 2.0 to face the Modi juggernaut In the run-up to every general election, the spectre of a third front haunts the political arena; this time it’s no different. Telangana Chief Minister and Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) boss K Chandrashekar Rao is...