With reference to the editorial Into the battle without a plan (Our Take, April 2), it is not correct to say that BJP chief Rajnath Singh formed a new team without any tangible plan for the 2014 elections.
Charges levelled by the Punjab police against the Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh are based on just circumstantial evidence. The media should not hold Singh guilty until the law of the land does.
A BRICS bank is an idea definitely worth banking on today.
Lalita Panicker in her article Age is not just a figure (March 29) is right in stating that geriatric care is needed for the aged, but the nation, it seems, is getting increasingly devoid of empathy.
With reference to the article Women @work: The top question (The Big Story, March 24), it is true that more and more women are inching towards equality at the workplace but top positions still elude them.
Vinod Sharma in Back, but is he home? is right in stating that finding regular allies in the poll battle will be an uphill task for General Pervez Musharraf.
Praise the Family to earn your keep in today’s skewed Indian system
The editorial Don't take this warning lightly makes it clear that the real capability of Akhilesh Yadav will remain in doubt if Mulayam Singh Yadav continues to publicly berate his son and his administration.
With reference to Harinder Baweja’s article He’s got off quite lightly (March 23), it is unfortunate that after actor Sanjay Dutt was awarded a jail term of five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case by the Supreme Court on Thursday, the clamour for his sentence to be commuted has grown louder.
The recent rally in New Delhi was more a show of strength by the JD(U) than anything else. Bihar has no significant resource constraint; the main problem is administrative. Yet, Kumar may still push the Centre to give in to his demands.
Indian jails are defined by discrepancy. While influential inmates can enjoy luxuries like television and home-cooked meals, common prisoners often suffer the lack of basic necessities.
It’s high time the government ensured that our jawans are provided with adequate amenities especially in inhospitable terrains to restore their operational efficiency and cut bureaucratic red tape to boost their diminishing morale.
The UPA’s decision to introduce the food security Bill seems to lack financial prudence. Moreover, coming at a time when anti-incumbency is at a high, it seems unlikely that parties like the Samajwadi Party and the BSP will allow the Congress to pass such a populist bill.
If the DMK is committed to the cause of the Tamils in Sri Lanka, it must ask the Centre to support the US-sponsored resolution instead of demanding a resolution to be passed in Parliament which will have little effect on our neighbouring country.
Nitish Kumar has a long way to go before he can aim for PM’s post.