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Modi and Trump have to tango despite Chinese noise on NSG

India and the US can’t allow China to hold them hostage in taking their defence partnership and trade in dual use technologies to the next level.

Can the ‘Chief’ in Chief Justice of India please stand up & be counted

CJI Misra has a full range of options to choose from, but inaction is the worst of them, with unforeseen, presumably undesirable consequences.

It’s time the Supreme Court went live, your lordships

Pressure on judiciary to be transparent has resulted in a travesty – a pilot project in two district courts where proceedings will be recorded without audio.

दक्षिण एशिया में चीन की शातिर चालों का भारत को खोजनी होगी काट

चीन ने लोगों में, परियोजनाओं में निवेश को बढ़ाया है और इसके भारी फायदे उसे मिल रहे हैं. भारत को अपनी पकड़ बनाए रखने के लिए दोगुनी ज्यादा मेहनत करनी पड़ेगी.

India caught napping in South Asia by China, needs new strategy to slay the dragon

Beijing has invested in people, projects and more and it's paying big dividends. New Delhi has to work doubly hard to reclaim its clout.

2जी मामला: जिसपर थी सबसे ज्यादा जिम्मेवारी, उन्होंने सबसे ज्यादा आंखें फेरी

2जी घोटाले पर अदालत का फैसला विश्वसनीयता का और बड़ा संकट पैदा कर सकता है क्योंकि इसने मंत्रालय से लेकर ऑडिटर और जांचकर्ता तक सबको शर्मसार कर दिया है.

2G verdict nailed the bureaucrats – the bungling ones who failed the system

The 2G ruling may deliver an even bigger loss of credibility because it shows everyone, from the ministry down to the auditor and investigator, in poor light.

2018 के स्पीड ब्रेकर पर नहीं, 2019 के लक्ष्य पर हैं मोदी की निगाहें

मोदी के लिए 2019 के लोकसभा में आए मतों का महत्व है, राज्य के चुनावों का नहीं.  इसलिए प्रधानमंत्री का सारा ध्यान योजनाओं के कार्यान्वयन पर केंद्रित होगा.

For Modi, it’s 2019 Lok Sabha vote that matters now, not state polls

The PM has the whole of 2018 to work on his governance delivery indicators, which he wants to package in 2019 as his ‘reform-perform-transform’ scorecard.

Forget Indira & Rajiv, Rahul Gandhi will have to match up to his mom first

Rahul Gandhi does not have to establish himself in the central leadership of Congress but will have to build state leaderships like Sonia did.

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File photo of Bhagwan Das | Wikimedia Commons

Three reasons why Bhagwan Das’ Swaraj Party manifesto was ahead of...

We don't know how India would have fared if more elements of the charter had been incorporated. But our governance structure is a far cry from what Bhagwan Das proposed.

Petrol doped with 20 pc ethanol starts retailing in 11 states/UTs

Bengaluru, Feb 6 (PTI) Petrol doped with 20 per cent ethanol was rolled out on Monday at select petrol pumps in 11 states...


Army personnel helping Wildlife SOS rescue the elephant | Photo credit: Army

Army personnel, NGO come together to save 35-year-old elephant in Uttarakhand

The Army swung into action after Union Minister General V.K. Singh (retd) reached out to them to rescue the elephant that has been lying down for the last two weeks.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Market has won & now it’s for Adani to decide whether...

If the political establishment responds to a situation like this as if it’s something that must only play out between a corporate & the market, it's coming of age of Indian capitalism.