Pushkar Banakar

China-Japan ties should serve as a lesson for us

We need to keep in mind turbulent relations between China and Japan shared in the past and the good bilateral ties that they share today to make a sort of roadmap for Sino-Indian ties. 

13 Oct 2019

IT, pharmaceuticals and tourism key to ties: Experts

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping concluded the second informal Summit at Mamallapuram, experts expressed the opinion that three sectors — information technology, pharmaceutical

13 Oct 2019

Kashmir pitch may not define talks in Modi-Xi summit in Mamallapuram

While Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi begin their informal summit in Mahabalipuram today, Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong says the two nations pose no threat to each other.

11 Oct 2019

‘Imran Khan’s rant on Kashmir against UN spirit’: Former diplomats, experts

Another former High Commissioner to Pakistan TCA Raghavan was of the opinion that Khan’s maiden address at the UNGA was in bad taste.

29 Sep 2019

Ahead of assembly polls, parties can ignore caste at own peril in Maharashtra and Haryana

With a significant Dalit vote bank, both BJP-ruled Maharashtra and Haryana have seen caste-based reservation agitations by Marathas and Jats.

22 Sep 2019

Driving without helmet? Your license might get disqualified as states gear up for new traffic violation fines

To be implemented from today; transport ministry officials say the new traffic penalties are aimed at controlling violations on roads.

01 Sep 2019

Make buses friendly for disabled: Centre in advisory to states

 In a first, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has drafted an advisory for states urging them to make public transport disabled-friendly.

18 Aug 2019

India’s populaton to decline from 2060, says United Nations

Moreover, experts feel that implementation of population control measures is an uphill task in a complex society like India. 

16 Aug 2019

Sonia’s experience to stall disintegration

It is more good than bad for the Congress with Sonia Gandhi coming back at the helm of party affairs. Her appointment was pivotal at this juncture to unify the party.

12 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor's accident: Kin, neighbours firmly behind accused

Devender was among the three persons, including truck driver Ashish Kumar Pal and cleaner Mohan Shrivas, who was arrested for the accident involving the Unnao rape survivor.

03 Aug 2019

Unnao rape case: I've seen only four to five accidents on this road in 12 years, says eyewitness

The truck in question is still at the crime spot as officials have not been able to tow it due to damage on both its rear axles.

03 Aug 2019

Panic over railway ministry's move to oust underperformers

In a letter dated July 27, the ministry asked all its zonal offices to submit a list of all employees who will be attaining the age of 55 years or complete 30 years of service by early 2020.

30 Jul 2019

Rural government officials to be trained in good governance

The ISTM has also designed a curriculum for the programme.

21 Jul 2019

Food now under public utility services

The labour ministry has decided to put the industry engaged in food stuffs in the public utility service under the Industrial Disputes Act for six months from July 9, 2019.

15 Jul 2019

Cabinet ignores labour ministry's recommended minimum daily wage hike of Rs 375

Going against recommended hike of J375 per day, the meagre increase may not go down well with workers’ unions

15 Jul 2019