Union minister of state Giriraj Singh has sparked a major controversy with a remark on racial stereotypes, questioning whether the party would have accepted Sonia Gandhi as its chief if the colour of her skin hadn’t been white.
The unique initiative of the NDA government to formulate an education policy by involving common people in the decision making process, aims to change the old procedure and to bring about more transparency in the process.
Kapil Sibal who was most vocal in defending 66A, on behalf of the government, has hailed the Supreme Court judgment as “victory for free speech”. P Chidambaram has gone on record stating that section 66A was “poorly drafted and vulnerable”.
The campaign known as ‘Mission Prabhughat’ has been formed with an aim to clean the ghats in Varanasi, spread awareness among people about the significance of cleanliness and hygiene, and keep a vigil on open defecation on specific ghats in Varanasi.
To all the impatient voters who put their faith in Modi, one wishes to point out that actions are afoot on a war footing (some construed above) and it would take a certain amount of time for all action to bear fruit.
The real damage from the Yogendra Yadava-Prashant Bhushan purge is however in the manner in which Arvind Kejriwal disposed away his Party’s so called “internal Lokpal” which flies in the face of all the logic advanced to date on the “infallibility of the Ombudsman”.
Jhelum river today crossed danger level in Srinagar and Sangam area of South Kashmir with heavy rains lashing most parts of the state. Government sounded an alert asking people to…
The need of the hour is to remain pragmatic without going overboard. There is no requirement to go to the other extreme to appease an insolent Pakistan.
A multi-part series from 2005 by Atanu Dey on Lee Kuan Yew’s speech in Delhi
The Reagan era can be characterised by a conservative shift in domestic and foreign policies. The Narendra Modi budget of 2015 has initiated reforms trying to improve the ease of doing business in India.