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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
Ramesh Vinayak

Ramesh Vinayak


A journalist with 30 years standing, Ramesh is a Senior Resident Editor at Chandigarh. He specialises in covering the north Indian states including Punjab and J & K,besides the Punjabi diaspora.

articles by Ramesh Vinayak (153 results)
Jan 16, 2020 23:35
Sukhbir Singh Badal said in Punjab, there may not be a case of a Pakistani Muslim seeking Indian citizenship due to persecution, but we are for considering that on a case-to-case basis. read more
Jan 16, 2020 11:19
In an interview to HT, the Akali Dal chief says including Muslims on list of communities eligible under CAA will only earn goodwill. Terms ties with ally BJP perfect as the partners have nothing to do with politics of give or take, which is why there’s... read more
Jan 01, 2020 12:49
Militant outfit Khalistan Zinadbad Force, behind drone deliveries in Punjab, was helped by jihadi outfits across the border. This trend is sinister and worrisome says Dinkar Gupta read more
Nov 26, 2019 09:19
Punjab was expected to put an end to the banned practice of stubble burning or farm fires. But it failed to deliver due to its half-hearted efforts that ranged from crackdown to cash incentive. Not surprisingly, it has drawn the Supreme Court’s wrath... read more
Oct 24, 2019 10:24
The JJannayak Janta Party, which is an offshoot of former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala’s Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), seems to have completely appropriated the Jat vote bank of the INLD. read more
Sep 23, 2019 22:51
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh is facing a raft of challenges in dealing with sensitive but long-dragging probe on sacrilege cases, his lofty poll promises, many still on paper, and Pakistan’s renewed attempts to destabilise the law and order in the border... read more
Sep 21, 2019 23:42
With Saturday’s announcement of the Haryana assembly election came a flashback to an instructive lesson this writer learnt exactly five years ago in the unpredictable Jatland. read more
Sep 15, 2019 12:51
Coming two months before the 550th anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev and opening of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor to Pakistan, it is a goodwill gesture with immediate resonance and long-term repercussions. read more
Sep 05, 2019 09:59
Congress appointmented Kumari Selja, as the state Congress president and a placatory accommodation of a rebellious heavyweight, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, as the chairman of the campaign committee represents the party’s rearguard action to salvage its stakes... read more
Aug 27, 2019 18:29
Kartarpur today embodies a groundswell of sentiments of the Sikh community that has since Partition longed in its prayers for access to the forbidden shrines in Pakistan. read more
Aug 23, 2019 20:31
Considering the degree of bad blood between Om Prakash Chautala’s estranged sons and grandsons, it will be a miracle if they pay heed to Parkash Singh Badal’s advice and bury the hatchet. read more
Aug 17, 2019 20:41
Rohtak Rally will not only decide Hooda’s course of action but also shape Congress’s fight in Haryana poll sweepstakes. read more
Aug 05, 2019 21:10
New geo-political dynamics weighed in the Modi government’s strategic calculus pegged to a distinct possibility of pro-Pakistan Taliban gaining ascendancy in Kabul and its impact on Kashmir read more
Jul 31, 2019 11:16
The Kashmir Valley is rife with speculation that the Modi government may take the ordinance route to scrap the Article 35 A ahead of the state assembly elections. read more