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  • Heavyweights of UP politics have so far failed to make a telling impact in Bihar elections despite several attempts.
    Oct 23, 2020 18:02 IST
    Political parties from Uttar Pradesh have been unsuccessful in making inroads into Bihar politics. more
    Sunita Aron
    Sunita Aron
  • Defence minister Rajnath Singh, foreign minister SJaishankar, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and US Defense Secretary Mark Esper speak after the 2019 US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, Washington, US, December 18, 2019
    Oct 23, 2020 17:58 IST
    US support is critical to defeat China’s designs. A short-term US lend lease programme for India’s armed forces will help meet security more
    Maharajakrishna Rasgotra
    Maharajakrishna Rasgotra
  • If Mr Biden wins, it will be, in large part, because he is seen as the candidate who will heal the social wounds bleeding the US today.
    Oct 23, 2020 20:12 IST
    His victory will be good for the US, India and the more
  • Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar addresses an election meeting in Siwan, October  20, 2020
    Oct 24, 2020 06:40 IST
    This intra-backward representational discrepancy, coupled with the arrogance displayed by dominant Yadavs in the public sphere where the EBCs and Dalits found themselves to be at the receiving end, remains the most abiding memory among the weaker subalterns who support Nitish Kumar. more
    Sajjan Kumar
    Sajjan Kumar
  • A woman wears a mask with a message urging voter participation while she waits in line to enter a polling place on the first day of the state's in-person early voting for the general election in Durham, North Carolina, US, October 15, 2020
    Oct 23, 2020 20:17 IST
    Many in the community believe it’s a good thing for them to identify themselves as Hindus, as long as it does not assume exclusionary overtones. But irrespective of how it plays out, the arrival of the Hindu card in American politics merits note back home. more
    Yashwant Raj
    Yashwant Raj
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar during an election rally, Bhagalpur, Bihar, April 11, 2019.
    Oct 23, 2020 23:41 IST
    It wants the LJP to chip away at Nitish Kumar’s image while keeping him dependent on the more
  • The State of Global Air 2020 report, which was released on Wednesday, has two warnings for India. First, India recorded the highest annual average PM 2.5 concentration exposure in the world in 2019, and second, the country has had the worst levels of PM 2.5 levels in the world for the last decade
    Oct 23, 2020 17:38 IST
    There must also be monitoring on a real-time basis as well as a strong push towards the behaviourial change of citizens. There is no room for delay, for lives are at more