Sanjeev Khirwar & Rinku Dhugga were transferred to Ladakh and Arunachal in May after a media report said a sports stadium in Delhi was closed early to athletes so couple could walk their dog, reports Madhuparna Das.
While Raja’s tale of survival was ‘marvelous’, it stressed the role of the forest department in protecting the animals in their natural habitat, reports Sreyashi Dey.
Port City Colombo project aims to build residential, retail & business destination on land reclaimed from ocean. India concerned about ‘lax jurisdiction’, growing Chinese presence, reports Moushumi Das Gupta.
The Congress always had an elite bias towards Rajya Sabha nominations and Padma Awards. While Modi’s ‘People’s Padma’ was a step forward, not all is remedied, writes Dilip Mandal.
Even by the Gandhi family standards, Sonia being at helm for 24 years is a bit of a stretch. Indira Gandhi served for eight, Rajiv Gandhi for seven and Jawaharlal Nehru for four, writes Zainab Sikander.
The lions in Asoka’s Lion Capital stand upon dharmachakra; they draw their power from dharma. The lions in Modi’s Central Vista step on dharmachakra; they are power unto themselves, writes Yogendra Yadav.
If the BJP has unchallenged power, as it seems now, do they want one in seven Indians alienated because of their faith? At the very least, this would make for a very imperfect Indian democracy, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.