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Three experts to join disaster body, make it professional

Revamping the country’s main disaster management body, National Disaster Management Authority, the government made the first three appointments of area experts as its members.

Three workers from UP die in blast at Imphal

In a continuing offensive against migrant workers, armed rebels on Sunday triggered a powerful explosion in a bus parking area in Imphal, Manipur’s capital, killing at least three workers from Uttar P

‘Fear factor’ to derail BJP chances in Jammu and Kashmir?

The religious conversion issue and the “fear factor” against the saffron party coming to power in Jammu and Kashmir, has gone against the BJP’s poll prospects as per its feedback from the state.

Cannot rule out coalition politics: L K Advani

BJP veteran leader L.K. Advani on Sunday said in a country as “diverse and variegated” as India, return of an era of coalition politics cannot be ruled out.

Congress questions BJP changed stance

The Congress wants the BJP to clarify why the latter had opposed the reform bills, including the Insurance Bill, GST and FDI in retail, during the Manmohan Singh government in the last 10 years when t

With eye on rebuilding, Congress reshuffle begins

The process of organisational reshuffle has begun in the Congress even before the organisational elections next year.

Anti-conversion law will not derail development: Amit Shah

Amit Shah with Tamil Nadu BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan at the party headquarters “Kamalalayam” in Chennai. PTI

Asserting that enacting a law banning religious conversion will only end conversions across the country, BJP national chief Amit Shah on Sunday claimed that the legislation in this direction will not

Ban on conversions if all accept it: Government

As the nationwide controversy raged on forced religious conversions by some Sangh Parivar outfits, the BJP and the government on Sunday put the onus on Opposition parties for bringing an anti-conversi

Enforcement Directorate summons to Bikram Singh Majithia a blow to Akalis and BJP

The Opposition will now have fresh ammunition to attack the BJP-led NDA in Parliament on Monday, with the Enforcement Directorate issuing summons to Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia, a se

This may be Narendra Modi’s government, but India may be on its way to becoming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s republic. The signs point that way.

The past is another country, said L.P. Hartley and how true that sounds when one looks over the newspapers of just a year ago.