Virat Kohli’s expletive-laden attack on a journalist is unbecoming of a youth and sports icon
AAP must resolve its internal problems and stick to the roadmap that people voted for
The film -- which documents the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student in December 2012 that galvanised the nation - has been blocked after a court injunction was secured. A "stunned" home minister also promised action against the documentary by Leslee Udwin even as BBC4 brought forward the film's telecast.
Whatever action is taken now, there is bound to be increased interest in the film. Banning the documentary is to take the easy way out. The problem it addresses will not go away quite so easily.
That said even the RBI agrees that the ‘picture of a steadily recovering economy appears right’. It’s now over to the banks to cut rates and for companies to raise capital and expand.
It is “not a promising beginning” to the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, as senior PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig has conceded.
Liberal values are being trampled on by various bodies as the state is watching passively.
The mandate received by the government affords a unique window of political opportunity which should not be foregone. It is often the case that contrarian opinion, if politically important, influences the pace, if not the direction, of reforms.
Mufti Sayeed can prove his detractors wrong again, if the BJP gives him the space to govern.
At a time when Telangana is facing many crises, the CM plans to use public money as an offering to the gods.
Terrorists are once again demonstrating their mastery of the macabre spectacle to compel the attention of people and governments the world over.
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley is right when he announced in the budget that new measures will be taken to incentivise credit/debit card transactions and disincentivise cash transactions.
If the last nine months were about proof of concept through a raft of new initiatives such as Make in India, Jan Dhan, and Swachh Bharat, the next 12 months could be about proof of delivery.
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu’s rather business-like budget is an attempt at marrying canny entrepreneurship with uncanny populism to set out a medium to long-term vision for the network that is crying out for modernisation.
The sexual harassment case against RK Pachauri highlights that even though the law is strong, few women have the courage to come forward.