Today in New Delhi, India
Jun 16, 2019-Sunday
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  • People protest against the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu’s Kathua region, at Parliament Street, New Delhi, on April 15, 2018.
    Jun 16, 2019 07:57 IST
    Statistics suggest that while there has been an increase in the cases of sexual assault on children, the conviction rate has remained low and the number of people who were out on bail while being tried under Pocso increased. ...read more
  • Even if Rahul Gandhi goes, it won’t resolve the crisis facing the Congress. Few Congressmen believe their party could survive under a non-Gandhi president
    Jun 16, 2019 07:49 IST
    The Congress is drowning and badly needs a lifeline. It’s helplessly thrashing around in the water and the spectacle is only making matters worse. But the lifeline it needs can only come from itself...read more
    Karan Thapar
    Karan Thapar
  • Tigers living outside reserves need attention. We need better surveillance measures,  more information gathering and better coordination among states to protect our tiger population. Can we imagine India without tigers?
    Jun 15, 2019 22:37 IST
    Recent tiger-human conflicts and the persistent demands by affected people to control the animal, is a big challenge in ensuring the long-term survival of the tiger...read more
    Digvijay Singh Khati
    Digvijay Singh Khati
  • Will he now rein in his colleagues who are prone to hate speak? When he speaks from the Red Fort on August 15, will there be more welcome surprises for the minorities?
    Jun 15, 2019 22:36 IST
    To underline his commitment to win the trust of minorities, he added the words sab ka vishwas (everyone’s trust) to the slogan he coined after the 2014 election, sabka sath, sab ka vikas (together with all, development for all). In the end Modi will be judged by his words...read more
    Mark Tully
    Mark Tully