Three American Muslims were shot dead in Chapel Hill, US, on February 11. A few days later, two shootings in Copenhagen cost the lives of two more. No court has declared a guilty party in either of the killings, but there is enough evidence in both cases that the police got their man.
Last December, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri was addressing an audience in Wisconsin and she related one of her formative experiences growing up. In third grade, she said, a schoolmate castigated her: “If you don’t believe in Jesus, you’re going to hell.”
Use technology to plug holes in ministries and bring in transparency when a policy is in place.
Mahadalit leader resigns as Bihar chief minister after rebelling against mentor Nitish Kumar.
Two-time US presidential candidate for Republican party is under political pressure to signal whether he is ready to mount a third campaign.
According to an Amnesty International report, many men were maimed, tortured and women raped between July and October 1987 after the military launched the operation following an attack by National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) rebels on Assam Rifles’ Oinam outpost.
Having lost Mumbai (South) in the recent elections, Deora had many heads nodding when he said Rahul Gandhi’s advisors didn’t have their ear to the ground; that people calling the shots in Delhi lacked electoral experience.
The proximate risks of the roiling investor sentiment are: Policy inconsistency and political instability. Investors want hassle-free entry into the Indian economy.
Are the days of dynasty politics over? Would a decimated Congress be better off without the Nehru-Gandhi family that has been another name for the party since Independence?
C Rangarajan chairman of Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council and Montek Singh Ahluwalia deputy chairperson of Planning Commission are expected to submit their resignations to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Quick decision making and speedier implementation are vital to overhaul India’s collapsing infrastructure, which, if built, could catalyse every sector, from farm to factory, create jobs and multiply income.
At the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meet on Monday, all eyes would be on party president Sonia Gandhi who is expected to set the tone for serious deliberations in the face of the Congress’s worst ever electoral defeat.
Narendra Modi should be grateful to Nitish Kumar. The Bihar chief minister has gifted Modi an opportunity to prove his critics—or whatever is left of them—wrong and make them shut up forever. Nitish out: Who will be the next Bihar chief minister?
With another BJP government preparing to take office, Washington DC has been awash with nostalgia for Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s tenure. As White House gears up to do business with a man it struck off its visa list, there are mixed feelings about Narendra Modi.
A day after the unprecedented mandate obtained by one man and one man alone, the ordinary citizen must be wondering how to interpret Narendra Modi’s triumph. With hope and expectation, or fear and apprehension? I suggest both responses are called for, writes Vinod Mehta.