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Mamata Banerjee dares BJP to impose President Rule

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addresses party workers in Kolkata on Saturday. — PTI

Launching an all-out attack on the BJP, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday stood beside her Rajya Sabha MP Srinjoy Bose, who was arrested by the CBI on Friday in the Saradha scam,

Fellowships for Sanskrit next?

Not satisfied with Union human resources development minister Smriti Irani’s effort to “Indianise” the education system, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh seems to be pushing for more.

Finance Minister not in favour of more tax on salaried

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that he does not favour burdening the salaried and middle-class with more taxes but would go after the evaders by widening the net.

Time to bid adieu to foreign languages?

Soon after the cancellation of the MoU between Kendriya Vidyalayas and Goethe Institut (Max Mueller Bhawan) for teaching German in Kendriya Vidyalayas, which led to replacement of teaching of German b

Perpetually in controversies

The HRD ministry can not seem to keep itself out of controversies.

The language of politics


Ever since the Narendra Modi government assumed office about six months ago, it seems to have been embroiled in a series of controversies over allegations of ‘saffronising’ history and the education system of the country

Worried, Nawaz Sharif asks Barack Obama to raise Kashmir issue

Worried, Nawaz Sharif asks Barack Obama to raise Kashmir issue. (Photo: DC/AP)

Seemingly rattled by Barack Obama’s decision to visit India for a second time, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked the US President to take up the Kashmir issue with the Indian leadership w

Omar Abdullah echos separatists’ view, wants public view on Kashmir

J&K CM Omar Abdullah with supporters at a rally in Bandipora, J&K, on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday virtually echoed separatists when he said that the Kashmir issue must be resolved as per the wishes and aspirations of the people of the stat

Manohar Parrikar clears modern artillery for Army

Manohar Parrikar clears modern artillery for Army. (Photo: DC)

New defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cleared a huge proposal for modernisation of the Army’s artillery arsenal with the proposed acquisition of 814 artillery guns (155 mm) worth Rs 15,750

When our public sector is much in news whether it involves privatisation or disinvestment, it is worth recalling whether they are good corporate citizens, especially when they are monopolies.

How many deaths will it take to realise that too many young women in their prime have needlessly died?