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Mamata lashes out at BJP: Who are you to tell Aamir to leave India?

Extending her support to Bollywood star Aamir Khan by saying that it is his democratic right to say what he felt, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said no one has the right to......

'Intolerance is part of democracy'

'The darkest days of Indian democracy were (during) the Emergency when basic democratic rights were suspended. For a time it seemed as though India would move along the East Asian model --......

'The wrath of the State has become a hallmark of our democracy'

'If a Delhi University professor's rights can be violated so easily, then think about what the rest of the population, with even lesser means, has to suffer under the State.' Professor G N Saibaba,......

Kashmiris brave the cold to come out and vote

Enthusiasm to take part in the democratic process by exercising their right to franchise transcended the age boundaries on Tuesday as old and young alike, the many-time voters and the first-time......

Relax! It's just a book

What happened within the last 40 years that turned this society from secular democratic to Hindu right-wing that clench their collective fists of spiritual nobility against the fictional enemy that......

Supreme Court order on coal blocks could force nationalisation

With the Supreme Court order on cancelling coal mining rights expected to throw up legal challenges for the National Democratic Alliance government, the ministry of coal is preparing a back-up......

What will it take for India to be a superpower

'There is an insistence that the government bring about reforms if India is to succeed. The fact is that many nations have done reforms, but are not Great Powers,' says Aakar Patel. What does......

Big reforms? Modi govt still lags behind

A government that confuses PowerPoints for policy is delaying structural change too much, notes Mihir S Sharma. Image: It is certainly time to start writing the obituaries for structural reform.......

Committed to provide transparent, predictable tax regime: PM

With a slew of measures putting back the economy on track, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said reforms are "just a way station" to transforming India and vowed to provide a transparent......

Govt unsparing in punishing the corrupt: Modi

A cut in pension can be imposed only within four years of retirement of an official. The National Democratic Alliance government has either fired or reduced the pension of 45 senior officers for......

Why the World Athletics boss is under fire again...

‘I did not lobby anyone on behalf of the Eugene 2021 bid’ ‘It smells and it has to be investigated’ IMAGE: President of International Association of Athletics Federations......

PHOTOS, World Cup qualifiers: Brazil crush Peru; Romania hold Italy

IMAGE: Brazil's Douglas Costa (left) celebrates a goal against Peru during their 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Salvador on Tuesday. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters An inspired......

'Next FIFA boss should be outsider with good human rights record'

IMAGE: Members of the media film the FIFA logo outside their headquarters in Zurich on October 8. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters The next FIFA president should be an external candidate with a......
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Rajnath swipe at Aamir and secular; …

By | The Indian Express The winter session of Parliament got off to a rocky start Thursday when Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, initiating a... ...
Need to spread awareness on Consitution in schools stressed

November 26 marks the anniversary of adoption of the Indian Constitution Stating that one of the primary aspirations of B.R. Ambedkar, the... ...
OPDR opposes bauxite mining in tribal areas

Biodiversity will adversely affect, it says A factfinding committee of the Organization for Protection of Democratic Rights (OPDR) has said... ...
Tracing Origins Of New Portuguese PM António Costa

By | The Indian Express In the narrow road leading to Abade Faria road in Margao, Goa, everybody knows the way to the ancestral house of António... ...

In our edition of November 24, we had published Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar's response to the widespread condemnation and anger expressed by... ...

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