Mamata Banerjee Calls CAB a Trap, continues to challenge NRC

Source: The WB chief minister has been staunchly anti-NRC for the past year but has, years ago also known to have brought lawmakers’ attention to supposed Bangladeshi infiltration in the state.... Read more »

As fear ‘grips’ right liberals, Arvind Panagariya, too, would be declared anti-national?

Source: By Rajiv Shah It is surely well-known by now that India’s top people in the power-that-be have been castigating all those who disagree with them as “anti-nationals”. Nothing unusual. If... Read more »

Sabarimala: When gender equality clashed against religious practice

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Thursday pronounce judgement on the review petitions filed on the entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple. A... Read more »

It’s been 1,700 for 97 years in this MP village

By Sandeep Pauranik  Betul (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 13 (IANS) Even as the population of the nation is rising, there is a village in Madhya Pradesh where the population has remained same for... Read more »

A no-nonsense man, T.N. Seshan cleaned up India’s electoral system

Chennai/New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) T.N. Seshan brought back faith in the Indian electoral system at a time when Indian elections were synonymous with booth rigging and misuse of government machinery. The... Read more »

The ‘silent heart attacks’ which killed BJP-Sena bid for power

By Quaid Najmi  Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Despite a pre-poll alliance and a clear public mandate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lost an opportunity to form its third government in Maharashtra... Read more »

Ayodhya verdict: A throwback to the 1934 riot, 1949 disturbance

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) In its ruling on the Ayodhya title dispute, the Supreme Court referred to the “1934 riot” and “1949 disturbance” while deciding in favour of the Hindu parties.... Read more »

SC upholds ASI report with caveat

By Sumit Saxena  New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) “The Babri mosque was not constructed on vacant land,” the Supreme Court said on Saturday while accepting the conclusions of Allahabad High Court Justice... Read more »

SC invokes Article 142 to grant relief to Muslim parties, Nirmohi Akhara

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Saturday in the judgement on the Ayodhya title dispute used special powers granted in the Article 142 of the Constitution. This article was... Read more »

Ayodhya verdict explainer: 10 takeaways

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) In what will go down in history as one of its most landmark verdicts, the Supreme Court on Saturday granted the ownership of the 2.77 acres of... Read more »

India’s corporate femme fatale shatters many myths

By Sumit Kumar Singh New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The twisted route of shady dealings and corporate rip off by femme fatale in India has shattered many myths. Wizard in their rights,... Read more »

Has RSS advised Fadnavis to ‘lay off’ Sena?

Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is understood to have advised Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to distance himself from the government formation efforts by Shiv Sena and prepare to... Read more »

‘There Are Very Strong Concerns About The Indian Economy’

Source: Bengaluru: Joseph Stiglitz, 76, gently placed his walking stick beside the sofa and a stack of papers on the table as he settled in to savour some South Indian breakfast.... Read more »

Who Benefits? The Question Nobody’s Asking in the WhatsApp Hacking Case

Source: By Subodh Varma Snooping illegally on phones of lawyers and activists (and maybe others) is of use only to government. The recent WhatsApp hacking scandal and the Indian government’s response... Read more »

Congress believes in ground fighting

By Vivek Tripathi  Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Congress eagerly wants to make a come back in Uttar Pradesh. Ajay Kumar Lallu, a two-time MLA from Kushinagar district, looks excited after becoming the... Read more »

Role of crime, money increases as polls competitive

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Demanding the debarring of candidates with criminal charges from contesting polls, former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said when elections become excessively competitive, the role of crime... Read more »

Satyarthi to demand global task force for children’s welfare

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Nobel laureate and noted child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi has said he will demand the formation of Global Task Force for all UN agencies to attain goals... Read more »

Is The Country Headed Towards A One Party System?

Source: By Sandeep Pandey A National Alliance of People’s Movements delegation was detained at Srinagar airport on the morning of 4th October, 2019 by the District administration of Badgam and then... Read more »

Yogi’s encounter policy boosts UP’s trigger-happy cops

By Amita Verma  Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) When a Chief Minister announces, “Agar apradh karenge to thok diye jayenge’, the state police, without doubt, becomes trigger-happy. The killing of ‘hardened’ criminals in... Read more »

Govt ad blitzkrieg on Article 370 revocation continues

By Zaffar Iqbal Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) For the second month running newspapers published from Kashmir are flooded with government advertisements listing the benefits of abrogation of Article 370 and 35A. The... Read more »