The BJP had the numbers, and hence the right to pass the law in the manner it wanted.
06 Oct 2019 3:09 AM
It is true that the new penalties are a quantum jump over the rates prevailing earlier.
22 Sep 2019 3:53 AM
The Press Council of India took suo motu cognisance of what happened to Mr Jaiswal, and asked the UP government to submit a report.
08 Sep 2019 7:37 AM
Ladakh has been hived away from it; J&K is truncated now.
25 Aug 2019 12:00 AM
The people of J&K are flesh-and-blood citizens of our country.
11 Aug 2019 12:00 AM
There is no doubt that the law has transformed the landscape of information flow from the government to citizens.
28 Jul 2019 6:56 AM
Young people have their foot firmly on the escalator of upward mobility.
14 Jul 2019 12:02 AM
The intent is thus clearly to make triple talaq a criminal offence with imprisonment up to three years in addition to a fine.
30 Jun 2019 12:15 AM
A sensible policy would be to have talks on our terms and agenda at a time of our choosing.
16 Jun 2019 6:39 AM
Tejaswi Yadav in Bihar, at the helm of the RJD only because he is the anointed son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, could not win a single seat in Bihar.
02 Jun 2019 12:11 AM
It is good that the Supreme Court (SC) directed that Priyanka Sharma be immediately released.
19 May 2019 1:01 AM
Today, the caste system is officially frowned upon, and democratic empowerment has loosened its asphyxiating stranglehold.
05 May 2019 12:36 AM
To an objective observer this is unbridled divisive cacophony which seriously undermines the macro attempts to project a larger unity.
21 Apr 2019 12:45 AM
The EC derives its powers from a categorical provision in the Constitution.
07 Apr 2019 12:00 AM
The recent veto by China on the UN’s banning of Masood Azhar, and our reaction to it, presents a good example of what is realistic appraisal.
24 Mar 2019 12:00 AM
The controversy about what damage was caused by our airstrike, is entirely irrelevant.
10 Mar 2019 12:32 AM
It is a little surprising, therefore, that in his first reaction our Prime Minister has said that our armed forces have been given a free hand.
24 Feb 2019 12:15 AM
The SC’s directive was hailed as a victory by both the opposing sides — the BJP and Ms Banerjee.
10 Feb 2019 12:00 AM
It is utter nonsense to postulate that EVM machines are capable of mass hacking.
27 Jan 2019 2:30 AM
The CVC finding is that it could not look into these allegations for want of time, and that further inquiry is needed.
13 Jan 2019 2:05 AM