Pralay, a surface-to-surface conventional quasi-ballistic missile with a range of up to 500 km, was tested from Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha and ‘met all its objectives’, reports Snehesh Alex Philip.
Senior official says govt always has a buffer or surplus from returns it makes on EPFO’s investments, which ensures that employees’ savings remain protected, reports Shubham Batra.
IISc says ceiling fans being removed ‘to restrict access to any means of self-harm on campus’, on the advice of mental health experts. Plan is to use table or wall-mounted fans instead, reports Soniya Agrawal.
A bankrupt state with a monstrous ego that sees itself as a ‘regional power’ is bad enough. What’s worse is that it’s spreading outwards into South Asia, writes Tara Kartha.
Modi critics will say he has put up cement & steel structures but weakened institutions of governance whereas Nehru strengthened them. But some of Nehru’s ideas haven’t aged well, writes T.N. Ninan.
The progress of India’s democracy will, to a significant extent, depend on the moral choices of its leaders – including military leaders, writes Lt Gen (Dr) Prakash Menon (retd.).
Modi-Shah BJP government is Right only on religion and nationalism. The rest is as Left as the Congress or any other, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.