Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, flanked by ministers of state K.J. Surya Prakash Reddy and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury-BIPLAB BANERJEE

Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, flanked by ministers of state K.J. Surya Prakash Reddy and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury-BIPLAB BA

Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, flanked by ministers of state K.J. Surya Prakash Reddy and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury-BIPLAB BA

In a move smacking of breathtaking insensitivity, the Haryana government chose the eve of Ambedkar Jayanti to announce that Gurgaon would henceforth be known as Gurugram.

There is a belief amongst members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that high voter turnout in the recently-concluded Assembly elections in Assam will go in their favour on May 19, the day of counti