In the time of nukes, jihadists and a terror state

Denial is part of ignorance. And, Pakistan since the foundation of terror factories on its soil in the late 70s has overindulged itself in denying everything from its caesarian birth to a perennial threat it created in the region on an entirely new scale.

23 Sep 2017

Zooming into future: A bullet train into the very centre of greater Asia

A leader lives on relationship; a nation thrives on economic and strategic ties. If the two disappear, there will always be a North Korea.

17 Sep 2017

Taxmen buried evidence of hawala, botched up probe into pay-offs to babus

The CBI claims a diary seized from Vadodara based Sterling Biotech Limited indicates that the firm under probe was allegedly using hawala routes to transfer money in India and abroad.

08 Sep 2017

How Income Tax officers helped Gujarat firm evade tax, set up shell companies

A diary shipped by tax department to the Central Bureau of Investigation indicates Income Tax officials got kickbacks for helping Sterling Biotech set up benamis.

07 Sep 2017

‘Firms’ linked to Baba clearing slush funds?

Ram Rahim runs the well-known ‘Hakikat Entertainment Private Limited’, that has so far produced his four films.

03 Sep 2017

Despite PM Narendra Modi’s stress on police reform, it remains a foggy dream

A politician knows his language of ambition, priest exploitation, and a policeman his master’s voice.

03 Sep 2017

Bhopal Gas Files: Politics became toxic as lobbyists ran amok in the Rajiv Gandhi Government

It will be 33 years in December since the deadly Bhopal gas leak from the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) but the victims are still awaiting justice.

27 Aug 2017

Modi should surgically remove OBC quota, the tool politicians used to trick people

The first lesson in politics is not to be deceived by the appearance.

26 Aug 2017

MHA Homes in on human trafficking

MHA Homes in on human trafficking

20 Aug 2017

In the Era of Gau Rakshak, politicians must invest in Kabir

A few kilometres away from PM Narendra Modi’s buzzing mini-office in Varanasi is a sleepy town that had awakened society some 500 years ago.

12 Aug 2017

Vigilance body sees no corruption in AIIMS despite CBI recommendations

Anti-corruption watchdog buried several cases in AIIMS, overruling the investigative agency’s recommendations of action against tainted officials.

06 Aug 2017

Taxmen use political muscle to net posts

In 2011, late Sena chief recommended to finance minister a senior I-T official’s name for a coveted job

06 Aug 2017

Rookie terrorists’ fodder is Pak’s new martyr factory

Sensing the popular unrest from growing radicalisation among Kashmiris, Pakistan’s ISI has cynically changed strategy to keep militancy alive.

30 Jul 2017

TN Bills to wait, but others from south set for processing

Chief Minister ‘Edappadi’ K Palaniswami had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 25, seeking an interim solution on the issue for this academic year.

28 Jul 2017

Governments have never been in favour of privacy

Sometime in March 2015, the Ministry of Home Affairs received the draft of ‘Right to Privacy Bill’. Although the legislation was hanging in balance, North Block was against the straightforward express

23 Jul 2017

Payback time! Shelling the shell companies

37,000 shell companies have come under the scanner since demonetisation, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a public function on July 1.

23 Jul 2017

Create jobs: Government directs central ministries

The government has asked the top bureaucrats in the Ministries to suggest new policy initiatives in the light of emerging trends.

19 Jul 2017

Drinking water ministry writes a dirge on low funding for rural schemes

Ministry of Drinking Water in a 24-page note laments negligible finance and appalling approach towards majority of rural population that lacks clean and safe water.

11 Jul 2017

Doklam border issue: A weapon for Chinese President ahead of Communist National meet

An elite communist, Xi has successfully silenced many commoners within the party, but still fears substantial threats from Shanghai and Beijing factions led by Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao, repsectively

10 Jul 2017

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