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'Reservations are not chocolates Hardik can pick up from the streets'

'He is just a 22 year old who has no knowledge of India's laws or Constitution. How will such a man handle a discussion on reservations in an intelligent, lawful, manner?' 'Let me alert everybody......

Is Modi sarkaar wary of being politically unpopular?

The government appears wary of taking decisions that might have an adverse political reaction, opines A K Bhattacharya The next general election is more than three and a half years away. Yet, the......

Parents of FTII students seek PM intervention to end impasse

With no solution in sight to the Film and Television Institute of India FTII impasse, parents of the agitating students on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for an early......

We are being treated as leftovers: FTII students

Staff members walk past graffiti painted on a road at FTII. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Agitating students of Film and Television Institute of India on Wednesday accused the government of......

Shocking! How India treats a 90% disabled Indian

'The judges did warn the jail authorities, but they didn't care. They even violated the high court's order regarding my treatment. One judge asked my lawyer: "Can I go and implement my orders......

Govt rushes to ease green norms for industry

Amendments to six environmental laws likely in Budget session The National Democratic Alliance government is in a rush to relax green norms for industries to avoid frequent legislative......

We maintain global norms: cola makers

With the Left Democratic Front liaison committee in Kerala recommending a ban on the sale of colas in the state in the light of the findings of the Centre for Science and Environment, the debate on......

2 years of Raghuram Rajan: Many hits but some misses, too

He has completed two years and met with some success, but many of his projects are yet to yield desired results Raghuram Govind Rajan who took charge as the 23rd governor of Reserve Bank of India......

Despite delays, Modi govt has a plan to turn around the economy

Money is being released and the government knows it will have to front-run private investment, notes Akash Prakash. I had the privilege of spending four days in India over the past fortnight as......

India is a difficult country to govern in many ways: Deepak Parekh

Legislative process in the country is unduly long and tedious Confident about India's growth prospects, eminent banker Deepak Parekh on Thursday said legislative process in India is "unduly long......

Putin critic and chess champ Kasparov seeks Latvian citizenship

Former World chess champion turned Kremlin critic Garry Kasparov has asked Latvian politicians to grant him citizenship to help him pursue his political activities in Russia. In a letter seen by......

BCCI's circle of deceit and confusion

The Supreme Court needs to step in and order an independent inquiry into the whole IPL scandal, conflicts of interest between office-holders of the BCCI, team-owners of the IPL and even members and......
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Grim lessons from a lynching

The fact that a man can be lynched by a mob is shocking. Mohammed Akhlaq was dragged out of his house in an Uttar Pradesh village because the mob... ...
Chat on roads in Bengaluru

Better Bengaluru aims to create lasting improvements and celebrate those who are championing civic change, helping the conservation of heritage or... ...
Opposition parties want civic elections cancelled

Opposition parties - the CPI-M, the Congress and the BJP - on Saturday demanded countermanding of the elections to Bidhannagar-Rajarhat, Bally and... ...

An elected representative, facing challenge to his election, should make genuine effort to overcome and free himself from an election petition to... ...
Sharif says UNSC should be transparent, not an expanded club of privileged and powerful

Oct 1, 8:43 am New York, Oct.1 ( ANI ): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the United Nations Security Council... ...

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