Uttar Pradesh’s urban development minister Azam Khan has either a very heightened sense of self-importance or is suffering from some sort of delusional incapacity. A routine airport check on him in the US has sent his state government into a tizzy.
There is more to the summershowers than the romance of gently falling raindrops. But the monsoon is more than just a cool respite: it’s the life-blood of India’s economy. It’s a long expedition nature undertakes each year.
The new immigration Bill, being discussed in the US, targets Indian firms on behalf of their local competitors who are unable to compete for a fixed pool of foreign workers.
At a time when people’s teeth are on the edge over govt bumbling and inaction on a number of counts, one would expect our political leaders to weigh their words carefully before making statements.
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.