NorthEast, BJP, Biswa Sarma, BJP, Manipur, Congress, NEDA, Narendra Modi , Guwahati
NorthEast would be BJP’s by 2019, says Biswa Sarma

‘The PM has a very high focus on the development of the Northeastern states’. Read More...

Congress, BJP, Amit Malik, P.C. Chacko, DCW, Arvinder Singh Lovely, Ajay Maken, MCD elections,
‘Disappointment led Delhi Congress leaders to join BJP’

‘P.C. Chacko failed to be an effective communicator between the people on the ground and the people in the AC rooms,’ said Lovely.Read More...

BJP, AAP, byelections, Municipal Corporations of Delhi, Election Commission, Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi
AAP likely to face more turmoil, byelections

There is sufficient evidence against the 21 MLAs and the AAP government will not be able to protect them from legal scrutiny. Read More...

AAP, Rajouri Garden, bypolls, Ved Prakash,  Arvind Kejriwal, Colonel Devendra Sherawat, MCD elections
Kejriwal’s associates come under attack after poll defeats

Criticism about the style of functioning of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has started to grow from both within and outside the party after three successive election defeats — in Punjab, followed by the Rajouri Garden bypolls in Delhi and the recent dismal performance in the municipal corporation election here. Read More...

K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu, Narendra Modi, AP Bifurcation
Modi’s simultaneous polls plan gets KCR and Naidu support

KCR, who called on PM Modi on Monday, became the first CM outside the NDA fold to approve of the Centre’s initiative. Read More...

BJP, Telangana, 2019 polls, TDP, MCD elections, K. Laxman, TPCC
BJP in Telangana wants to fight 2019 polls alone, minus TDP

BJP and TDP won two of 17 LS seats . In the Assembly, TDP won 15 (12 of them since joined TRS) and BJP won five. Read More...

Centre, N.N. Vohra, J&K, Amit Shah, Narendra Modi, Kashmiri stakeholders, PDP, Mehbooba Mufti
Centre exploring all options in J&K, including imposing Governor’s Rule

J&K Governor Narinder Nath Vohra has been reportedly summoned to New Delhi for consultations. Read More...

Jammu and Kashmir government, Internet ban, University of Kashmir, Kupwara, Anantnag
Internet ban fuels anger, rumour

The Jammu and Kashmir government’s decision to block 22 social media websites has led to widespread anger among travel agents, the business community and students. Read More...

Sukma tragedy, Naxal strike, CRPF, Chhattisgarh police, SOP, General M. Dinakaran
Naxal strike triggers friction between CRPF, Chhattisgarh police

‘The Sukma tragedy could have been averted if there was intelligence generated by the local police and then shared with the CRPF’. Read More...

NIA, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur , Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Maharashtra ATS, Bombay High Court, UAP Act, Military Intelligence
Why Sadhvi got bail, but Purohit did not

The major reason behind the difference is the stand taken by the NIA in both the cases. Read More...

Vijay Mallya, Narendra Modi, UK, Brexit avatar, Theresa May, Kingfisher Airlines, Samirbhai Vinubhai Patel
Mallya’s speedy extradition from UK will not be easy

Many in the daffodil resplendent surroundings of the Westminster are touting the case of Vijay Mallya as a barometer for the influence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s India has come to wield, building no doubt on the economic growth of the past decade and riding the new realities that confronts the UK in its post Brexit avatar. Read More...

AAP, Politics, Vijay Goel, Delhi Municipal Corporation, MCD, BJP, PM Modi, corruption, EVM, BJP president, Delhi, MCD councillors
AAP should not indulge in dirty politics: Goel

The former Delhi BJP president says that the new MCD councillors will be taught to fight corruption.Read More...

LED TV screens, corruption, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Three LED TV screens, JPN International Centre, Akhilesh Yadav, Lucknow Development Authority, LDA, Lucknow, Unnao, Kanpur Dehat, Mainpuri, Etawah, Auraiya, Hardoi, Kannauj, Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh
Akhilesh’s projects Accused of unmatched corruption

Three LED TV screens have been installed at a park at the cost of Rs 2.64 crore.Read More...

CBI, YSR Congress, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, New Zealand, vacation, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy
CBI court continues Jagan Reddy’s bail

The CBI special court has refused to cancel the bail of YSR Congress president and Andhra Pradesh opposition leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and also allowed him to go on a vacation with his family to New Zealand for about two weeks between 15 May and 15 June. Read More...

MRP, States, Centre directive, dual MRP provision, packaged commodities, Legal Metrology, Anil Sood
States ignore Centre directive on dual MRPs

The government had said that in the case of two MRPs for a single product, the lowest price would be considered. Read More...

Sindh province, Separatist activists, Pakistan, Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz, Pakistan government, Allah Wadhayo Mahar,  Shafi Muhammad Burfat
Pak resorts to ‘enforced disappearances’ of activists in Sindh

Activists have urged the Indian government to take cognizance and help those seeking asylum in India. Read More...

UK, CCHQ, Mark Wallace, Katie Perrior, Nick Timothy , Theresa May, Jeremy Carbyn, coalition, Parliament
It’s stable leadership versus chaotic ‘coalition’ in UK

The selection of candidates has begun behind autonomous closed doors at CCHQ (Conservative Campaign Headquarters). Although five categories of seats are known, the selection process is mysterious. Read More...

Sukhpal Singh, AAP, MLA, election affidavit, Discrepancies, EC, Congress
Discrepancies in AAP MLA’s affidavit

Discrepancies in the election affidavit of Sukhpal Singh, a former Congress leader and currently an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Punjab, have come to light. Read More...

JNU, Delhi police, Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, Mohit Kumar Pandey, Central government
JNU students questioned by Delhi police

30 students were summoned for alleged anti-national sloganeering.

Madame Tussauds wax museum, Delhi edition, Narendra Modi, Anshul Jain, Delhi
Delhi edition of Madame Tussauds by the end of year

The Delhi edition of the Madame Tussauds wax museum, slated to be launched by the end of this year, will be housed in the historic Regal building at Connaught Place here. Read More...

Baahubali 2, Vijayendra Prasad, S.S. Rajamouli, Mahishmati, biggest blockbuster, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Baahubali 2 set to cross Rs 1,000 cr mark

Billed to be India’s biggest blockbuster, the movie Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is set to cross Rs 1,000 crore in box office collections if the first two days’ revenues are any indication. Read More...

Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party, Modification, Amit Shah, E.S.L Narsimhan, Jammu and Kashmir, N.N. Vohra
Dramatic changes in Modified BJP shortly

Buoyed by the overwhelming victories in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and now Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposes to bring about “spectacular changes” within the Bharatiya Janata Party so as to expand its hold and supremacy amongst different regions and castes. Read More...

North Korea, Korean peninsula, Kim Jong Un, Rajiv Gandhi, P.V. Narasimha Rao, Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto, DPRK
North Korea will copy Pak’s Thousand Cuts strategy

Kim Jong Un is strengthening clandestine networks in Japan, the United States and South Korea. Read More...

Indian agencies, Dawood Ibrahim, Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, LeT, JeM, Khanani MLO
Indian agencies sitting on leads on Dawood

Indian investigating agencies dealing with money laundering and related crimes are yet to follow up on the leads provided by US agencies on the money-laundering operations of Dawood Ibrahim, Lashkar-e-Tayyaba and Jaish-e-Mohammad. Read More...

Yamuna Expressway, fatal accidents, Yamuna Expressway Development Authority, RTI, YEDA, major victims
Yamuna Expressway witnesses two fatal accidents every week

The Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh has witnessed a massive rise in the number of accidents and casualties ever since its inauguration in 2012. In the period between 2012 and 2016, the Expressway has seen a 287% rise in the number of deaths. Read More...

Videos, photographs, Indian Army, Kashmir, Pakistan, Foreign Office, Organization of Islamic Corporation, PoK
Videos going to Pak from valley for dissemination

Videos and photographs of the so-called brutalities by the Indian Army in Kashmir are being sent to Pakistan’s Foreign Office from the valley, from where Pakistan is forwarding these to other countries, international NGOs and media organisations. Read More...

CPM’s violence, Kannur, landscape of God’s own country, Kerala, Sivada, BJP, CPI panchayat, Trichy, Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan
Blood runs saffron in CPM’s killing fields of Kannur

The CPM’s violence in Kannur is seeping out, scarring the landscape of God’s own country. Read More...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP, PDP, Mehbooba Mufti, Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Agency, Tassaduq Mufti
‘BJP wants new CM in J&K, may engineer a split in the PDP’

If sources are to be believed the National Security Agency is in favour of changing the face of the government in Jammu and Kashmir in the light of Mehbooba Mufti’s failure to contain street violence. Read More...

TMC, CBI, Mukul Roy,Madan Mitra, Saugata Roy, Calcutta High Court, Mamata Banerjee
TMC leaders miffed with Mamata over Narada handling

‘She is fighting her own ego battles with the Prime Minister, which is creating trouble for the party’, say TMC leaders. Read More...

Flights From My Terrace: The Boy in Yellow Knickers and Other Essays, Santosh Bakaya, Authorspress, The Canine Sponge, A Chance Encounter, Book review, Mahatma Gandhi
Book Review: Experiences, encounters and flights of memory in this fine book of essays

Jaipur-based writer Santosh Bakaya, in her new book Flights From My Terrace: The Boy in Yellow Knickers and Other Essays, has penned down her experiences, encounters and flights of memory. Read More...

Discrepancies, Baljinder Kaur, AAP, MLA, educational qualifications, Satyendra Jain, Election Commission, Vishesh Ravi, Sharad Kumar
Discrepancies revealed in AAP MLAs’ education

Satyendra Jain has provided two different years for completion of his degree. Read More...

Pakistan Army, Ehsanullah Ehsan, RAW agent, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, Pakistan
Pak may present terrorist Ehsanullah as RAW agent

The Pakistan army may present Ehsanullah Ehsan, one of the top leaders of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a terror faction of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), as RAW’s liaison who worked as the point man of the former Indian Navy officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death on 10 April by a Pakistan military court for alleged espionage. Read More...