Shahid Faridi

Power games: Australia may not accept India’s G2G trainer deal

There are murmurs in the corridors of Shastri Bhawan Bhawan that the government may be considering increasing the age of retirement for the judges of High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

23 hours ago

Capt Amarinder Singh all set to join BJP, merge his Punjab Lok Congress with saffron party

Amrinder Singh had formed a new political party – Punjab Lok Congress – after he quit the Congress party following his removal from the post of CM late last year.

30 Jun 2022

High Court issues notice to Punjab on liquor policy

The petitioners have alleged in the petition that the policy was made to favour some people who are “…near and dear to the head of the party in Delhi”.

28 Jun 2022

Power games: Revolt of the favourites in Shiv Sena

These three leaders had been favourites of the Thackeray family and rose in the ranks to the levels next only to the family. 

27 Jun 2022

Row over offset commitments: Global defence biggies to face government’s wrath

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), which is the apex body of the MoD for finalising procurement for the three services, is scheduled to meet at the end of this month.

24 Jun 2022

CBI may look into AAP government’s new liquor policy

In his complaint on June 7, Sirsa also accused Sisodia of holding a meeting at his Delhi residence on 30.05.22 with Punjab excise and taxation officials to draft a similar policy for Punjab.

22 Jun 2022

Delhi government's liquor policy: Retailers say policy favours wholesalers

The Government of Delhi NCR headed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal implemented a new excise policy in Delhi effective November 15, 2021.

22 Jun 2022

Power games: Israel seeks closer G2G and private partnerships

The Congress party has launched a spirited defence of its leadership both on the street and in the media on the National Herald case.

20 Jun 2022

Power games: Mukesh Ambni's niece to marry Laxmi Mittal’s nephew on July 7

Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi’s cross-voting wasn’t completely unexpected.

13 Jun 2022

Rajya Sabha elections: Haryana independent's vote validity to face judicial challenge

What was interesting in this ballot paper was that the voting mark was not found in the prescribed box but next to Independent candidate Kartikeya Sharma’s name.

13 Jun 2022

Media barons appear to have lost steam on eve of crucial Rajya Sabha polls

Kartikeya, owner of multiple TV news channels and son of former Haryana minister and hotelier Venod Sharma, needs 31 votes to win in Haryana.

10 Jun 2022

Power games: Ramnath Kovind, Venkaiah Naidu unlikely to get another term

There appears near unanimity in BJP and the larger Sangh circles that President Ramnath Kovind and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu may not get another term.

09 Jun 2022

Naveen Patnaik gets privilege denied to Mamata, may meet Pope in Vatican

The Centre had last year denied permission to Mamata Banerjee to attend a conference in Rome. This is Patnaik’s first international visit in the last 10 years and the second since he took over as CM.

07 Jun 2022

INTERVIEW | Kejriwal is no threat to Congress in Haryana: Bhupinder Hooda

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda talks about the Congress’ efforts to reconnect with the masses, its promises to farmers, and more

31 May 2022

Power games: MoD summons defaulters, but stalemate continues

The OEMs were asked to explain why they have not implemented their offset contracts and by when they would discharge their duty.

30 May 2022