Pushkar Banakar

Relax, You have 15 more days to obtain FASTags. New Deadline is December 15

Auto manufacturers have begun installing the FASTag in new automobiles to streamline the process of procuring the tag.

30 Nov 2019

Cross-ideology tie-ups not new Indian politics

It is good decision the Congress has taken to ally with the Shiv Sena and be a part of the government in Maharashtra.

28 Nov 2019

By siding with Shiv Sena, Congress has already lost its image in Maharashtra

The time they took to agree to the alliance was to deliberate on how the people would react to them ditching their secular and inclusive ideology.

28 Nov 2019

Shiv Sena's image has definitely taken a beating, says top political analyst

A Shiv Sena insider said that despite ditching the long-term ally and forging new friendships, party workers were happy as their leader was becoming the chief minister. 

24 Nov 2019

53 years after formation of Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray shuns father Balasaheb's legacy to join hands with ‘rivals’

Political analyst Nilanjan Mukhopadhay feels that by throwing Bal Thackeray’s ‘Marathi Manoos’ slogan and Hindutva out of the window, the Sena has reached rock bottom.

24 Nov 2019

‘A shot in the arm for Babri case accused’

Experts feel SC ruling will have minimal or no impact on the ongoing trial court case.

10 Nov 2019

Lack of staff and logistics affecting NSG capability: US State Department report

The rapid response capacity of India’s counter terrorism unit, the National Security Guard (NSG), is limited due to its small size, the US State Department has said in a report. 

05 Nov 2019

Retired jawans to now get jobs in Railway Protection Force

The modification was communicated by Railway Board executive director (transformation) AK Chandra to all the GMs of all railway zones.

20 Oct 2019

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