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  • Some people’s ‘Selective’ Approach to human rights is harmful: PM Modi

    Some people’s ‘Selective’ Approach to human rights is harmful: PM Modi

    He urged people not to be “selective” while raising issues of human rights.

    October 12, 2021
  • Haryana bans govt employees from participation in politics, elections

    Haryana bans govt employees from participation in politics, elections

    A notification has also been issued from the office of the chief secretary in this regard while implementing Haryana Civil Services (Government Employees Conduct) Rules, 2016.

    October 11, 2021
  • Duterte steps out

    Duterte steps out

    Duterte-Carpio’s filing of re-election shortly after her father announced his retirement, did little to douse speculation that she has her eye on the presidency.

    October 6, 2021
  • Digvijaya lauds Shah, says shouldn’t forget cordiality in politics

    Digvijaya lauds Shah, says shouldn’t forget cordiality in politics

    Speaking at a book launch ceremony here, Singh said, "Once, we reached Gujarat at 10:30 pm. There was no way through the forested area and no facility for an overnight stay. A forest officer arrived and...he told me that Amit Shah had directed him to fully cooperate with us.

    October 1, 2021
  • Keep farmers’ agitation above politics, Akalis ask Rajewal

    Keep farmers’ agitation above politics, Akalis ask Rajewal

    Chandumajra and Grewal also took objection to Rajewal's statement that only SAD legislators and MPs should have gone to protest in Delhi.

    September 22, 2021
  • Babul Supriyo announces to quit politics

    Babul Supriyo announces to quit politics

    "If you want to do social work, you can do it without being in politics," Supriyo said, adding: "Over the past few days, I have repeatedly taken the decision to leave politics to Hon'ble Amit Shah and Hon'ble Naddaji and I am eternally grateful to them for inspiring me in every way."

    July 31, 2021
  • Political violence on in Cooch-Behar

    Political violence on in Cooch-Behar

    The NHRC has received around 1980 complaints related to post-poll violence from across the state, while the number from Cooch Behar stands at over 300.

    July 16, 2021
  • Covidnama

    Covidnama

    Science has progressed at an astonishing pace during the pandemic. Six months ago, there were a handful of vaccine candidates in clinical trials. Today, 13 vaccines have been approved and 29 are in Phase 2 or 3 trials. Despite the incredible achievement of proceeding from scratch to having so many approved vaccines within a year, the final challenge remains: producing enough doses to vaccinate the world's population, and distributing vaccines in a fair and equitable manner because till everyone is vaccinated the danger of recurrence of coronavirus would not be over.

    April 28, 2021
  • Gandhi and politics

    Gandhi and politics

    Gandhi, like Hobbes and Machiavelli, recognized that the pursuit of power is a basic human characteristic. All political institutions are merely instruments for the pursuit of power, whether directly or by the indirect manner in which they maintain and foster the ownership of property and provide the psychological incentives that they are connected with power

    March 25, 2021
  • Rajinikant to announce his long-anticipated political party on December 31, launch it in January

    Rajinikant to announce his long-anticipated political party on December 31, launch it in January

    The decision comes a day after the 69-year-old leader met with senior office bearers of his forum, the Rajini Makkal Mandram.

    December 3, 2020
  • Man who brought about a confluence of the seas

    Man who brought about a confluence of the seas

    Japan has been also involved in infrastructural projects including the much-feted Delhi-Mumbai freight corridor.

    September 4, 2020
  • Swamiji and Politics

    Swamiji and Politics

    Swamiji had, however, little faith in politics since it often reduced men to brutes who ‘in the name of politics rob others and fatten themselves by sucking the very life blood of the masses‘. None could deny this, looking at what is presently happening at various levels. Indeed, it is imaginable what therefore would have been his reaction had he seen politics suffused with lies and lust for power as it is today in this country.

    August 7, 2020
  • Himachal CM tells Congress not to play politics at least in COVID-19 crisis

    Himachal CM tells Congress not to play politics at least in COVID-19 crisis

    Says the government has zero tolerance for corruption and will not spare anyone found guilty.

    June 5, 2020
  • A world in perpetual change – Is COVID-19 the worst?

    A world in perpetual change – Is COVID-19 the worst?

    "Atleast 175,000 people left Wuhan just on that day when Wuhan outbreak happened. The departures from Wuhan accelerated over the next three weeks. About 7 million people left in January, before travel was restricted."

    May 11, 2020
  • A fractured Israel

    A fractured Israel

    Netanyahu as the interim Prime Minister will go to any extent to retain power and avoid conviction. However the political template of overplaying the 'security' hand and indulging in unwarranted 'politics of hate' may just be losing its political currency and steam. Benny Gantz is a decorated 3-star General who has now successfully countered political extremism with relative moderation. This green shoot of political evolution augurs well for the region and beyond, that has seen an unending cycle of violence and bloodshed that no amount of military boots-on-the ground could counter seven decades of insurgency.

    September 28, 2019
  • NCP president ‘hurt’ as leaders shift allegiances ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls

    NCP president ‘hurt’ as leaders shift allegiances ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls

    Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule told reporters that the leaders who have now quit gained prominence because of the NCP.

    August 30, 2019
  • BJP mastered WhatsApp elections in India: Shashi Tharoor

    BJP mastered WhatsApp elections in India: Shashi Tharoor

    "The upcoming elections will be fought on the mobile phone... In a way, you could say they would be ‘WhatsApp elections'."

    May 19, 2019