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  • Ethnic violence a death knell for a weak economy like Manipur June 09, 2023 05:56 PM IST

    Ethnic violence a death knell for a weak economy like Manipur

    Whatever hopes that the people of Manipur had of a turnaround in the dismal unemployment numbers through the coming of Railways and government claims of private investment have been belied by the outbreak of violence, which is now continuing for over a month

  • Milk wars: Amul’s expansion plan is signal for other state cooperatives to shape up June 09, 2023 03:16 PM IST

    Milk wars: Amul’s expansion plan is signal for other state cooperatives to shape up

    Amid the political storm over milk procurement, state cooperatives must ensure better remuneration to their dairy farmers if they are to check Amul’s forays into their turf.

  • Amit Shah to address public meetings in 4 states on June 10 and 11 June 09, 2023 02:36 PM IST

    Amit Shah to address public meetings in 4 states on June 10 and 11

    One of the venues for his meetings is Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, where the political atmosphere is abuzz with speculation on whether the BJP will join hands with the N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party after the two leaders met recently in the national capital.

  • NCP says death threat issued to Sharad Pawar on social media, party leaders meet Mumbai police chief June 09, 2023 12:44 PM IST

    NCP says death threat issued to Sharad Pawar on social media, party leaders meet Mumbai police chief

    A delegation of NCP workers led by Pawar's daughter and Lok Sabha member Supriya Sule met Mumbai police chief Vivek Phansalkar demanding action.

  • Use of tech by Modi govt made business easier, took govt services to every home: Amit Shah June 09, 2023 12:27 PM IST

    Use of tech by Modi govt made business easier, took govt services to every home: Amit Shah

    The home minister highlighted through tweets the Modi government's thrust on use of technology for the benefit of people with the hashtag #9YearsOfTechForGrowth.

  • China should be confronted strategically: Mallikarjun Kharge June 09, 2023 11:50 AM IST

    China should be confronted strategically: Mallikarjun Kharge

    The Congress has been attacking the government over its policy with China and has asked why it does not confront Beijing.

  • Lok Sabha polls preparations: EC begins 'first level check' of EVMs, papertrail machines across India June 09, 2023 10:52 AM IST

    Lok Sabha polls preparations: EC begins 'first level check' of EVMs, papertrail machines across India

    "The EC issues a calendar for such exercises and there are standing instructions that are to be followed by state chief electoral officers," the functionary explained.

  • Recognising the farmer as creditor  June 09, 2023 09:26 AM IST

    Recognising the farmer as creditor 

    A petition by a farmer’s body to treat unpaid sugarcane farmers as financial creditors raises intriguing possibilities   

  • In run up to LS polls, EC begins 'first level check' of EVMs, papertrail machines across India June 08, 2023 09:44 PM IST

    In run up to LS polls, EC begins 'first level check' of EVMs, papertrail machines across India

    At present, the Lok Sabha seats of Wayanad, Pune and Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh) and Ambala (Haryana) are vacant.

  • Rahul Gandhi has habit of criticising India abroad: EAM Jaishankar June 08, 2023 01:25 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi has habit of criticising India abroad: EAM Jaishankar

    Referring to Gandhi's recent remarks made at an event in the US, the minister said, "The world is watching us".

  • Modi govt overhauled India's health infrastructure: Amit Shah June 08, 2023 12:25 PM IST

    Modi govt overhauled India's health infrastructure: Amit Shah

    In tweets, Shah said under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has embraced a future where healthcare is no longer a privilege.

  • If Neoliberalism did not exist, we would have to invent it June 07, 2023 03:12 PM IST

    If Neoliberalism did not exist, we would have to invent it

    For all the ideology’s faults and blind spots, it changed the world for the better and still offers lessons for the future

  • 'Betrayal', 'cross subsidisation won't work': BJP slams Karnataka govt for raising power fare by Rs 2.89 per unit June 06, 2023 06:32 PM IST

    'Betrayal', 'cross subsidisation won't work': BJP slams Karnataka govt for raising power fare by Rs 2.89 per unit

    "Their cross subsidization model will not work in the long run & will only make cost of living dearer for citizens," BJP's firebrand MP Tejasvi Surya said.

  • Our New Parliament Building: Consensus will elevate it from formidable form to democracy’s vibrant embodiment June 06, 2023 08:13 AM IST

    Our New Parliament Building: Consensus will elevate it from formidable form to democracy’s vibrant embodiment

    If the seat of deliberative democracy is to function with vigour and vitality, a meaningful and fair consensus on the important questions surrounding Parliament’s past, present and future is needed. An instinct for substantive consultations, prudence on delimitation, and debate without disruption would truly do justice to the new structure we have created

  • Why were grave red flags ignored: Mallikarjun Kharge to PM Modi on Odisha rail tragedy June 05, 2023 12:44 PM IST

    Why were grave red flags ignored: Mallikarjun Kharge to PM Modi on Odisha rail tragedy

    In his letter to Modi, Kharge hit out at the Railway minister for seeking a CBI probe, saying the law enforcement agency is meant to investigate crimes, not railway accidents.

  • Shiv Sena, BJP will contest all future elections jointly: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde June 05, 2023 12:09 PM IST

    Shiv Sena, BJP will contest all future elections jointly: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde

    Eknath Shinde, whose Shiv Sena shares power with the BJP in Maharashtra, in a tweet also informed that he and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Sunday night.

  • Apple WWDC 2023 Highlights: Apple introduces new watchOS 10 June 06, 2023 12:38 AM IST

    Apple WWDC 2023 Highlights: Apple introduces new watchOS 10

    Apple WWDC 2023 Highlights: Swiftly view information from any watch face You can use any watch face and then reveal widgets in a smart stack by turning the digital crown.

  • 'He is driving Indian car looking into rear-view mirror, it's crashing': Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi June 05, 2023 06:13 AM IST

    'He is driving Indian car looking into rear-view mirror, it's crashing': Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi

    Rahul Gandhi, who is on a visit to the US, was addressing the members of Indian diaspora in the Javits Centre here. They observed 60-second silence in respect of those who died in the Odisha train accident.

  • Pakistan’s Shahbaz Taseer’s memoir offers a glimpse into a painful personal ordeal & the factional mujahideen world June 04, 2023 11:17 AM IST

    Pakistan’s Shahbaz Taseer’s memoir offers a glimpse into a painful personal ordeal & the factional mujahideen world

    'Lost to the World', the first-person account of one of Pakistan’s most high-profile and dreadful kidnapping victims, the businessman son of assassinated Punjab (Pakistan) governor Salman Taseer, Shahbaz Taseer, who was tortured in captivity for over four years, is nothing short of a celluloid drama.

  • Reconciliation in the Arab world promises peace and economic revival June 02, 2023 04:07 PM IST

    Reconciliation in the Arab world promises peace and economic revival

    A new outpouring of nationalism along with a new openness to multipolarity stretching from Oman to Egypt and from Turkey to Somalia requires India to be nimble in its approaches to the region

  • Want justice for wrestlers, but after due process of law: Union minister Anurag Thakur June 02, 2023 02:46 PM IST

    Want justice for wrestlers, but after due process of law: Union minister Anurag Thakur

    Anurag Thakur's remarks came days after the country's top wrestlers, protesting for more than a month over allegations of sexual harassment against Singh, threatened to immerse their medals in the Ganga river in Haridwar.

  • In Pics: CM Siddaramaiah holds meeting with senior officials on roll out of 5 guarantees June 02, 2023 02:15 PM IST

    In Pics: CM Siddaramaiah holds meeting with senior officials on roll out of 5 guarantees

    The Chief Minister held a meeting with the senior officers before the state Cabinet meeting. The cabinet is expected to take a decision on the five promises made by the State government.

  • Indian democracy is a 'global public good'; its 'collapse' will have an impact on world says Rahul Gandhi June 02, 2023 01:13 PM IST

    Indian democracy is a 'global public good'; its 'collapse' will have an impact on world says Rahul Gandhi

    At the same time, Gandhi, who is currently on a six-day tour of the United States, said in multiple settings that the issue of democracy is an internal matter of the country, and he is committed to fighting against it.

  • BJP will be 'decimated' in the next three-four assembly elections: Rahul Gandhi June 02, 2023 11:22 AM IST

    BJP will be 'decimated' in the next three-four assembly elections: Rahul Gandhi

    These remarks were made by Gandhi, who is in the US for a three-city US tour, on Thursday at a reception hosted for him by eminent Indian American Frank Islam.

  • 'Will he or will he not?'  All eyes on Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's second Cabinet meeting on rollout of five poll guarantees June 02, 2023 10:11 AM IST

    'Will he or will he not?' All eyes on Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's second Cabinet meeting on rollout of five poll guarantees

    The Congress had said that it will implement these schemes if it formed a government in Karnataka. The party stormed into the Vidhana Soudha by winning 135 out of 224 seats winning an absolute majority.