If the CBI were indeed an independent body and that too investigating a very sensitive case, why did it accede to the request of the law minister and now it would seem coal ministry officials and PMO officials to share the report?
India remains slow in using technology that will enhance preparedness against security threats and facilitate post-event probes, writes Jayadeva Ranade
With foreign carriers entering our aviation space, the Indian flyer stands to benefit.
There are two sides to social networking sites. The negative one can’t be controlled but can be monitored more effectively.
The confessions of an accused in a child rape case have derailed the move against a possible ban on online pornography. Shreevatsa Nevatia
By giving a rape victim a ‘name’, the media takes the ownership of a ‘brand’.
Keeping tabs on the political grapevine.
Offence it would seem is the best form of offence as far as our political stalwarts are concerned. By calling the SP a terror group, Mayawati joins a list of politicians who have crossed all limits of decency.
There is an opportunity for the government and the consumer in this downward spiral of gold prices.
Sensitivity and circumspection are clearly not the hallmarks of many of our politicians. Shakeel Ahmad’s remark after the Bangalore blast sadly politicises a human tragedy.
For a government caught in a pincer attack of rising prices, sliding economic growth and sagging political stock, the latest price data gives an occasion to rejoice in strained times. Wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation, India’s most commonly watched cost-of-living index, grew 5.96% — its slowest pace in 40 months.
There has been a standing myth that the US has made itself into an impenetrable fortress since the devastating 9/11 attack by al Qaeda a dozen years ago. Washington has never made this claim officially.
There were references to Raj dharma, there was mention of the need for a secular prime ministerial candidate and the issue of leaders having to do many things including wearing a skull cap in Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s recent speech.
A gift to Hollande has ended up as dinner. For many of us giving presents to others does not come easily.
Given how much the police force has fallen in the eyes of people after the recent bribe revelations, the push for reforms should come from within the police itself.