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A lifeline to public sector banks

The Rs 25,000 crore to be pumped in by the government by September for this fiscal is a breather for all involved in finding a long-term solution

Why did Rajnath protest so loudly?

The natural surmise is that the home minister was being deliberately provocative in order to divert attention away from the failures of his own government. Gurdaspur, after all, was preventable.

Amar Singh, Trinamul sing a new tune

Amar Singh is in talks with a movie production house for a collaboration in a bid to re-establish his links with Bollywood. He openly admits that the real reason is to thumb his nose at the Bachchans. In his inimitable style he said, ‘Tere ghar ke saamne ek ghar banaoonga, duniya basaoonga.’

Bihar: Money, religion and a skewed vision

Instead of a campaign on issues, and what can be done for the people of Bihar, the planned attempt is to use voters as cannon fodder by means of a vicious campaign of hatred

A peaceful swap of ‘enclaves’

When the enclaves merged, India gained 7,110 acres of land and Bangladesh 17,160 acres. There was no massive influx of population, as feared by a section of political opinion

Here and NowGokul Gopalakrishnan


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What often goes unnoticed is the fact that the genesis of Kashmir (commonly known as Jammu and Kashmir) is linked to 565 princely states, which became independent along with the birth of two sovereign

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon,” says the BBC, “the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.” It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts.