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Change of Guard

Palanisamy getting the letter of appointment from the state governor
Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday appointed Edappadi K Palaniswami as chief minister. The Governor invited him to form the ministry at...

Amid crisis in TN, Congress and BJP play politics and...

BJP is eager to make inroads into the state
That the situation in Tamil Nadu post-Jayalalithaa will not hold on for long, the BJP was well aware. But that it would metamorphose so...

THE NEW AMMA?

Sasikala is trying to get in to Jayalalitha´s boots
Sasikala Natarajan tries to assume leadership of AIADMK and Tamil Nadu. It is a tough bettle. Can she last the battles that await her? On...

Modi sparks BJP vs Congress war of words

Modi with Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday mocked his predecessor Manmohan Singh while replying to a  debate on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s...

Govt ‘admits’ demonetization affected growth

India’s controversial withdrawal of high value banknotes late last year has had an “adverse impact” on the economy, the government has admitted. The country’s...

FEEL-GOOD BUDGET

In his fourth budget for the Modi government, finance minister proposes tax cuts and plans to create an oil giant firm for India. The...

UP ELECTION: SP-Congress catching up with BJP

Akhilesh Yadav is not contesting the election
The political pendulum in India’s most important battleground state has started shifting away from the BJP and to-wards the Samajwadi PartyCongress alliance. Where the...

PUNJAB ELECTIONS: AAP gets NRI support as Sidhu joins Congress

Capt Amarinder Singh (left) welcomes Navjot Sidhu in the party
For both Captain Amarinder, 75 and senior Badal, 89, 2017 contest for Assembly elections would be their last electoral battles. But no one imagined,...

AKHILESH REMAINS MOST POPULAR FIGURE; MAYAWATI A BIG CHALLENGER

Akhilesh Yadav is trying to break free from his father’s stranglehold over the party
The Samajwadi Party family crisis that has been hogging headlines for over four months now. Now the Election Commission has to decide who —...

BATTLE FOR UP

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah at a rally in UP
The first phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election is now exactly a month away. It’ll be the most significant election since Narendra Modi’s...

Modi trying to work like Indira Gandhi: Cong MP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was trying to work like Indira Gandhi and only time will tell if he succeeds, Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Tankha...

Demonetisation Effect: WHY THE RBI IS SILENT ON MONEY DEPOSITED

People have waited long hours to get new notes
Extra care must be taken to alleviate sufferings of the poor triggered by economic slow down which has become unavoidable post demonetisation, President Pranab...

Sahara-Birla papers: NGO DEMANDS SPECIAL INVESTIGATION

Prashant Bhushan
Common Cause’, an NGO, on Thursday filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court seeking a courtmon-itored SIT investigation into the raids on two...

HOW WILL SC BAN ON RELIGION AND CASTE IN POLITICS...

BJP has often used religious symbols in its campaign
India’s top court has banned the use of religion and caste in political activities in the run-up to state polls, where such affiliations often...

BIG TEST

The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the poll dates for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa. Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said that...

India in 2016: PEOPLE AND IMAGES

Mother Teresa
PEOPLE In recognition of her work for the poor in India, Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint in September. Born to ethnic Albanian...

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