Today in New Delhi, India
Nov 20, 2018-Tuesday
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  • The Rafale controversy has ended up before the Supreme Court, and it is therefore moot to argue whether the country’s top-most court should be weighing in such matters
    Nov 19, 2018 19:58 IST
    Arms deals are also notoriously complex, but, fortunately, well documented. Thus, the process followed in deals of various sizes and hues (and with countries and companies) is easily available. This is important because the lack of knowledge itself could result in misunderstandings about a deal....read more
  • Over 35,000 farmers from across Maharashtra, who embarked on a ‘Long March’ from Nashik on March 6 to press their various demands, reached Azad Maidan Mumbai, March 12, 2018
    Nov 19, 2018 20:01 IST
    This climate impact on agriculture is a cause for worry: the sector accounts for a large share in gross domestic product (16%) and employment (49%). Poor agricultural performance can lead to high inflation, rural distress, and political restiveness, as recent rural agitations and farmer suicides......read more
  • The BJP is trying to create a strong Hindu identity which may help form a social alliance that goes  beyond caste in Uttar Pradesh
    Nov 19, 2018 19:23 IST
    To counter the BSP-SP alliance, the BJP is also trying to project icons, heroes, kings and warriors of the Dalit and OBC-MBC communities, by erecting statues and organising celebrations commemorating them...read more
    Badri Narayan