LADY LUCK BY DIDI’S SIDE
05 Sep 2016 5:34 AM
Lalit Mansingh, former Indian foreign secretary and ambassador to the United States, talks about the importance of US secretary of state John Kerry’s visit to New Delhi. In an interview with Sridhar Kumaraswami, he explains what the visit means for India in pursuit of its strategic goals.
04 Sep 2016 6:24 AM
The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016, cleared by the Union Cabinet, has been criticised by doctors and gay rights activists as “anti-liberal”. DR Soumya Swaminathan, director-general of the Indian Council of Medical Research, who had an important role in drafting the bill, in a candid talk with Teena Thacker justifies the new legislation citing how it will end exploitation of poor and vulnerable, and will actually help needy infertile Indian couples.
28 Aug 2016 1:26 AM
Sanjay Basak: Tell us about your journey as a relentless crusader of child rights. What do you think about the present child labour law
22 Aug 2016 1:25 AM
Ashley J. Tellis was in India to give a series of talks.
18 Aug 2016 4:04 PM
Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, 4-time lawmaker and credible face of Left politics in predominantly Muslim Jammu and Kashmir. He is also the State Secretary of CPIM
14 Aug 2016 1:34 AM
Sitaram Yechury, general secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist) says that the GST Amendment Bill is only the first step in the implementation of GST.
07 Aug 2016 1:02 AM
Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel laureate and child rights campaigner for over three decades, criticises the newly amended child labour bill that permits children to be confined to work inste
31 Jul 2016 4:54 AM
Udit Raj, BJP MP and national chairman of the All-India Confederation of SC/ST Organisations, admitted that he has been flooded with calls from across the country over the Una inciden
24 Jul 2016 7:32 AM
After over four decades of an active political career and lately having been a governor, Margaret Alva in her autobiography — Courage & Commitment — sheds light on key events of India’s post-Independence history, from the imposition of Emergency and rise of Sanjay Gandhi to lack of trust between former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao and Congress president Sonia Gandhi. In an interview to Manish Anand, Ms Alva recalls the working style of Sanjay Gandhi that harmed the Congress, and says that outside interference led to the undoing of the UPA-2 government led by Dr Manmohan Singh.
19 Jul 2016 6:20 AM
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, minority affairs minister, was recently promoted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who gave him independent charge of the ministry.
17 Jul 2016 1:35 AM
BIRTHDAY IN ABSENTIA
11 Jul 2016 5:35 AM
Veena Sikri, a former Indian high commissioner in Dhaka well-known for her expertise and body of work on Bangladeshi affairs, is shocked at the Dhaka carnage. She spoke to Sanjib KR Baruah on the recent terrorist attacks in Bangladesh.
10 Jul 2016 1:34 AM
Lalitha Kumaramangalam, chairperson of the National Commission for Women, spoke exclusively with Teena Thacker, clearing the air on the NCW's notice to Salman Khan fo
05 Jul 2016 2:57 AM
Dr S. Christopher, secretary, department of defence R&D, MoD, New Delhi, says that homegrown fighter jet “Tejas” is not only combat-ready, but future-ready.
03 Jul 2016 6:56 AM
In an interview to Pawan S.
26 Jun 2016 4:32 AM
How will Brexit impact the Indian economy
25 Jun 2016 6:06 AM
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das has warned all those involved in the religious conversion of tribals that the state will take strong action against such activities and, if need be, a strong law will be put in place. While 22 out of 24 districts in Jharkhand are declared affected by Left-wing extremism, Mr Das, in an interview to Manish Anand, claimed that Maoists have mostly been tamed and only goons are now engaged in extortion.
24 Jun 2016 7:06 AM
Expelling Jagmati Sangwan after she resigned from the CPI(M) is unacceptable.
23 Jun 2016 12:01 AM
In an interview to Saibal Chatterjee, Shyam Benegal, director and screenwriter, says he wholeheartedly welcomes the Bombay high court judgment on Udta Punjab and that
18 Jun 2016 11:07 PM