Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Talk Point

cm

Rahul Gandhi uses audio poll to pick CM in 3 states: Democratic solution or too facile?

Through an audio recording, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has asked his party workers to tell him their choice for chief ministers in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan ...
trs

Is TRS’ game-changing Rythu Bandhu answer to India’s farm woes or just a sop in disguise?

The TRS enjoyed a landslide victory in Telangana state election Tuesday by winning a two-thirds majority. Many are linking the victory to TRS' Rythu Bandhu sche...
state election results

Can Congress build on state poll results or will Modi be harder to beat nationally in 2019?

The trends in the state elections show that the Congress party benefitted from anti-incumbency mood and outperformed the ruling BJP in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh...

Urjit Patel quits: Cry for RBI autonomy or inability to work with Modi govt on economy?

The Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel resigned from his post Monday citing “personal reasons”, ending weeks of speculation and a rather public feud wit...

State polls renew Congress efforts at mahagatbandhan or Mayawati absence a reality check?

A day before assembly election results in five states are announced, a grand opposition meeting, called by TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu, is being attended by to...
space

Can India be the next space startup haven, or will China beat us to it?

India and China are competing in the world economy for many things, one of them being the private space industry. There have been over 80 space startups in Chin...
cbi

Should NSA Ajit Doval have helped CBI in Michel extradition or is he right in using clout?

Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, was extradited by the UAE earlier this week. In a statement relea...
gdp

10 fastest-growing global cities in India: Economic boom or poor focus on quality of life?

A study by Oxford Economics reveals that the 10-fastest growing cities in the world in the next two decades will all be from India, with Gujarat's Surat topping...
bulandshahr mob

Bulandshahr focus shifts from Hindu vigilantism to cows or is Yogi following due process?

Police inspector Subodh Kumar Singh was killed by a mob in Bulandshahr after protests over alleged cow slaughter turned violent. At a review meeting Tuesday nig...
priyanka nick wedding

Jallikattu, Priyanka’s wedding horses: Is PETA offending Indian culture or humanising it?

PETA has slammed Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas for using horses and elephants at their wedding in Jodhpur. In the past, PETA has demanded a ban on Jallikattu, ...
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...

Modi’s BJP is not just Congress + cow, but it is Congress + cow + Indira Gandhi

Young Indians bought new hope & optimism of Brand Modi in 2014. Now they're confused & angry as BJP government turns out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow.