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No RS seat for Naqvi, BJP's sole Muslim minister maybe fielded for Rampur bypoll
With the BJP denying a renomination to Naqvi to the Upper House, and no Rajya Sabha renomination either for Sayyed Zafar Islam or MJ Akbar -- both of whom are also completing their tenures soon --......
Modi will not accompany Boris Johnson on his first visit to Gujarat
This is also because Johnson’s visit will follow at the end of Modi’s three-day visit to Gujarat for inaugurating projects, reports Vinay Umarji. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi......
Why BJP is crumbling in Bengal after a sensational rise
'It doesn’t help to transpose the Hindi heartland model on Bengal. Bengalis don’t understand its dynamics. They won’t comprehend the impact of Modi’s dip in the Ganga......
Congress, BJP lock horns over PM's 'security breach'
A political slugfest broke out on Wednesday between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cavalcade, in a major security breach, got stranded on a......
What the top Twittter trends and RTs say about India 2021
The top hashtag in India was #COVID19, as the country grappled with the deadly second wave of the pandemic, reports Neha Alawadhi. A year of hashtags. That’s one of the many ways to look at......
The looming winter of discontent that awaits India
The dreary, cold months from December to February may prove to be the undoing of many a nation as they grapple with sky-high fuel prices — a result of the Ukraine conflict and the pandemic.......
Plastic straws cause FMCG firms indigestion
The industry may account for just 0.05 per cent of the total volume of single-use plastics in the country. And the product it uses is just one among the 22 — including spoons, forks, plates,......
Why India is unlikely to double farmers' income
Earlier this month, the Central government said in a reply in Parliament it had taken measures to double farmers’ income by the end of FY23 and the progress made so far indicated it was......
100 cities in six months: Govt's ambitious ONDC pilots on Friday
The central government’s ambitious Open Network for Digital Commerce’s (ONDC’s) small-scale implementation is set to begin from Friday to see how the technology-enabled......
Rahul Bajaj was a true nationalist
Rahul Bajaj was transparent, outspoken, and not ready to bend the rules, says R C Bhargava. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com As marketing director in Maruti Suzuki (then called Maruti......
Gambhir slams Afridi for anti-Modi remarks
Harbhajan, Yuvraj get backlash on Twitter following Afridi’s outburst against Indian forces at border. IMAGE: Gautam Gambhir and Shahid Afridi have had a go at each other plenty of times, on......
Will the IPL be scrapped?
The BCCI should consider postponing the IPL, says Kings XI Punjab’s co-owner Ness Wadia even as BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says ‘status quo remains’. IMAGE: Kings XI Punjab......
'Didn't know you could play badminton without a spine': Saina Nehwal slammed
IMAGE: Saina Nehwal with PM Narendra Modi. Photograph: PMO/Twitter Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal was ‘cancelled’ on Twitter for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech.......
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