SP, Azamgarh Muslims, BSP-BJP alliance bogey, Lok Sabha constituency, chief Mulayam Singh Yadav
SP scares Azamgarh Muslims with BSP-BJP alliance bogey

SP holds 9 out of 10 Assembly seats in Mulayam Singh’s Lok Sabha constituency. Read More...

BJP, Gorakhpur and Deoria districts, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, MLA Vijay Bahadur Yadav
Advantage BJP in Gorakhpur and Deoria districts

A 15,000 strong crowd gathered to cheer Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Sahjanwa, on Wednesday.Read More...

Kubool Ahmad, Rae Bareli, Amethi, Congress, vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Samajwadi Party, BJP
Lotus may bloom in Rae Bareli

Despite Sonia Gandhi appealing to voters, they don’t seem to be enchanted with the Gandhis. Read More...

Mukhtar Ansari, Mayawati, Dalits, Abbas Ansari, Fagusingh Chouhan, BJP, Muslim-Dalit formula, Dr Munna Yadav
Mayawati’s Muslim-Dalit formula may work in Mau

Mukhtar Ansari, despite being lodged in jail, is likely to have a clean sweep in Mau. Read More...

Ayodhya, BJP, Ram Mandir, Uttar Pradesh, Vijay Shankhnad, National Highway 28, Southampton, Narendra Modi, Shri Ram Janam Bhumi Nyas Trust workshop
Ayodhya hopes BJP will build Ram temple

Residents feel that a BJP win in Uttar Pradesh will accelerate the construction of the temple. Read More...

Yadav-vaad, Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi, Yadav community, Samajwadi Party, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission, University of Lucknow, Akhilesh Yadav
Pandering to Yadavs may hurt Akhilesh

In the past five years, most government jobs in Uttar Pradesh have gone to people from the Yadav community. Read More...

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, BJP, 2015 Bihar Assembly polls, Other Backward Classes, UP, SP
The RSS is confident of a BJP clean sweep in U.P.

Strategists of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) who have been involved in the BJP’s Uttar Pradesh poll campaign are confident of the party’s clean sweep when election results are announced on 11 March. Read More...

Abbas Ansari, Congress-SP alliance, Mau, Mukhtar Ansari, BSP, Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav, UP
SP’s alliance won’t affect BSP: Abbas Ansari

‘People are not interested in a man who has cornered his own father.’ Read More...

Garima Singh, MLA Gayatri Prajapati, BJP, Amita Singh, OBC sections, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh
People’s affection will turn into votes for me: Garima Singh

‘Situation took such a turn that I had to join politics.’ Read More...

Congress leaders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP, Rahul Gandhi, political strategist Prashant Kishor, Ghulam Nabi Azad, former Union ministers, AICC, BSP, UPCC, UP
Congress falters in poll management in UP

On a February afternoon, a group of Congress leaders sit under the shade of a tree, munching on peanuts. Read More...

I-T notices, cash deposits, Income Tax department,  Income Tax Act , demonetisation
Poor response to I-T notices for cash deposits

Notices have been issued to 1,000,000 assessees, but just 9,000, or 0.9%, have responded until 19 February. Read More...

Delhi Metro projects, Metro phase III, Pink Line, Mukundpur, Shiv Vihar, Delhi Metro, National Highways Authority of India, and Acquisition Act 2013
Change in land acquisition laws delaying Metro projects

Delhi Metro’s phase III, which was scheduled to be thrown open to the public last year, is not likely to be operational anytime before the end of this year and Metro officials blame Land Acquisition Act 2013 for the repeated delays. Read More...

KCR, youth rally, Jallikattu type protests, state government, M. Kodandaram, Telangana Rashtriya Samithi
KCR crushes youth rally, may trigger floating of a new party

Fearing Jallikattu type protests the state government has ordered the police not to allow any mass gathering. Read More...

Delhi traffic police, Delhi traffic police commissioner Ajay Kashyap, drunken driving, over speeding,  Illegal parking, multi-level parking, mass rapid public transport system
Delhi traffic police chief promises best

Delhi traffic police commissioner Ajay Kashyap says the ultimate solution is to have a mass rapid public transport system so that people don’t have to use their vehicles. Read More...

Higher Education Funding Agency, University Grants Commission, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Canara Bank,Special Purpose Vehicle, National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Rajesh Jha, National Democratic Teachers’ Front
‘Proposed funding agency for higher education will cut UGC’s powers’

The MHRD is understood to have constituted a panel to decide on the composition and functioning of the agency. Read More...

Farooq Abdullah, Kashmir, J&K, stone-pelters, militant attack
Farooq defends Kashmir’s ‘freedom-loving’ stone-pelters

‘A bullet for bullet policy will only deteriorate the situation.’Read More...

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, TRAI, Jio, Telenor,  Indian telecom market
TRAI to settle ‘Jio vs Rest’ dispute

The regulatory body has floated a consultation paper aimed at removing ‘anomalies’. Read More...

GST, GDP, Narendra Modi government, Centre, KPMG, Pratik Jain
‘GST seems probable by September 2017’

Despite the speedy work being done by the government to bring in the GST as early as possible, there are several doubts around GST keeping its latest (implementation) deadline of July 2017, after missing several in the past eight years. Read More...

Steel giant ArcelorMittal, Steel Authority of India Limited, SAIL, POSCO, Forest Advisory Committee, MTPA plant, MoU, Jharkhand government, Saranda
Arcelor Mittal’s India plans in danger

Joint venture talks for a steel plant with SAIL have come to a halt over the issue of revenue-sharing. Read More...

Kake-Da-Hotel, video controversy, Connaught Place, Arun Chopra, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, FSSAI
Kake-Da-Hotel cries foul over video controversy

The management of the iconic 86-year-old Kake-Da-Hotel in Connaught Place is crying foul after a video has emerged allegedly showing one of its staff members “kneading dough with his feet”. Read More...

visually challenged people, iTV Network, Kartikeya Sharma, Vijay Sampla, India Islamic Cultural Centre, Rakesh Sharma
Event on visually challenged people

Mainstreaming of visually impaired people is a challenge for a nation like India which has 1.5 crore visually impaired people. This was the view expressed by speakers at a symposium on visually impaired people held here on Saturday. Read More...

The Sunday Guardian, The Sunday Guardian's journalist, Vinaya Deshpande Pandit, Laadli Media and Advertising Award for Gender Sensitivity 2015-16, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Family Planning Association of India
TSG journalist gets Laadli media award

The Sunday Guardian’s Mumbai Resident Editor Vinaya Deshpande Pandit received the Laadli Media and Advertising Award for Gender Sensitivity 2015-16 at a function here this week. Read More...

Army officer, Rs 4 cr compensation, Armed Forces Tribunal, honor killing, General Shrinagesh trophy, Ministry of Defence, Kambal parade, Lok Sabha elections
Army officer cleared by tribunal after 26 years, given Rs 4 cr compensation

Nearly 26 years ago, a newly commissioned officer of the Indian Army, Shatrughan Singh Chauhan was brutally beaten by his seniors just 12 days after his joining. Read More...

Nupay, Virtual Payment Address, Tushar Miglani, UPI platform, Digital Payments, VPA
Nupay is the new way of transacting money digitally

Envisage this scenario. A team of three banking consultants, all having cushy jobs and leading a normal life. Suddenly one of them comes up with an idea of an app which would change the very dynamics of making payments. Read More...

Kanpur, PM Modi, Kannauj, BJP, SP, Akhilesh Yadav, clean and non-corrupt governance
Kanpur is rooting for Modi

The buzz is that the neighbouring district of Kannauj is also going the BJP way.Read More...

Sharad Pawar, BJP, demonetisation, Central government, Uddhav Thackeray, Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi
Political parties hit hard by demonetisation: Sharad Pawar

In an exclusive conversation, the NCP chief says that his party does not have money to give advertisements, hold public rallies, distribute publicity material. Read More...

Jharkhand, State government, Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Global Investors Summit, Momentum Jharkhand, Ratan Tata, National Highway Authority of India
Rs 3 lakh crore investment boost for Jharkhand

State government inked 210 MoUs with different companies.

J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Bharatiya Janata Party, PDP, Deputy Speaker Sartaj Madni, Abdul Majeed Padroo, Minister of State Farooq Andrabi
Snap ties with BJP, MLAs tell Mehbooba

PDP president and J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is under pressure to reconsider her coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Read More...