Indian Politics

West Bengal and Assam election results and its impact on Bangladesh

The Election Commission in India needs to be congratulated for conducting a free and fair election in Assam and West Bengal, among others, as no party has alleged any rigging in the outcome of...

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Dubious chopper deal

The past seems to be catching up fast with President Pranab Mukherjee.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Indian minister caught on cam touching woman inappropriately

Madhya Pradesh of India Home Minister Babulal Gaur has struck again. This time the minister was caught on camera inappropriately touching a woman during an event in Bhopal, reports India Today.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

The Kohinoor story

It is clear that the British have no intention of returning the diamond or, for that matter, tons of material which is stored in the basement of museums in London. Though there was no response from...

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Water, water everywhere, but…

New Delhi has set up the Central Water and Power Commission to have a systematic plan to harness not only water but also generate power. This has worked to a large extent, but in certain parts of...

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Section 377 - An archaic, discriminatory law

Sixty-six years after adopting one of the world's most liberal constitutions, India is being convulsed by a searing debate over...

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

Unimportance of awards

This charge will remain because the selection is done by people who are nominated by the government. You can include the opposition leader in the selection panel, but he or she would be in the...

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Peace with Pakistan?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to Lahore, Pakistan, on Christmas Day brought his hyperkinetic year of global diplomacy to a headline-grabbing close.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Nepal's economy in chokehold

It has become difficult to follow Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's style of diplomacy. He is seen as a darling to the West

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

Focus on Aamir Khan

I was present at the function where Aamir Khan, a leading actor, said that his wife had asked him whether they should move to some other country for healthy upbringing of their child.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

BJP thrashed in Bihar

The Grand Alliance called Mahagatbandhan of three parties led by Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav humiliated the BJP-led NDA in the Bihar...