Kuldip Nayar's death is a huge loss to the people. He always cherished the rights of the people and has made enormous sacrifice to fight the forces of authoritarianism during the period of emergency. He was admired for consistent fight against..
Article 35A was introduced by a presidential order in 1954 to safeguard the rights and guarantee the unique identity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. This provision gives the Jammu and Kashmir legislature the right to decide who are..
The Supreme Court is hearing a petition challenging Article 35 A of the Constitution of India - Special Provision for the State of Jammu and Kashmir - introduced as per Constitution (application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 1954...
THE publication of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has caused widespread consternation as over four million persons who had applied have not found a place in the Register...
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) was part of the Assam Accord which decided on the cut-off date of 1971 to determine the question of illegal migrants settled in Assam. The work for preparing such a register did not proceed until the..
In a great surprise the Ministry of Human Resources has decided to award of eminence to Jio Institute which has not come into existence yet. The Jio institute which will be run by the Reliance Foundation is not an existing one and according to..
The latest narrative around Radhika Vemula should be seen in its proper perspective. Radhika, the mother of Rohith Vemula, has acknowledged that the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) provided her financial help. In fact, many political..
Addressing the fourth meeting of NITI Aayog, Prime Minister Narendra Modi again flagged the issue of simultaneous elections for parliament and state assemblies, calling for a widespread debate on the issue. ..
The decision of the BJP to withdraw from the coalition government with the PDP in Jammu & Kashmir at this particular moment has the potential of creating greater political instability in the state. It signifies the total political failure of..
Once again, there is some talk about talks to be held on Jammu & Kashmir. On May 26, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, in a media interview said that the government is ready to hold talks with Hurriyat, if the Hurriyat leadership is..
The Karnataka and Kairana developments seriously undermine BJP's efforts to penetrate into south India either on its own or with the support of allies. The swift move by congress in Karnataka deprived BJP of prospective ally like JD(S) ...
The by-election results indicate that opposition can only challenge Narendra Modi if it can arrive at state level consolidation of anti-BJP vote. BJP in Palghar and NCP in Bhandara-Gondia in Maharastra and RLD in Kairana indicate this trend...
The Cobrapost sting investigation has graphically exposed the deep rot which has afflicted major sections of the media, both print and television...
The opposition’s show of unity in Karnataka has turned the spotlight on the neighbouring regional satraps of Telugu states – Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao – in the wake of public expectations over their prospects of building a common platform against the NDA.
Cobra Post and its intrepid journalists, particularly Pushp Sharma and Anirudh Behl, conducted daring sting operation on some of the biggest media houses in the country. They have exposed on camera the enormous greed of the media barons, who..
The BJP describing united opposition as a potpourri of parties without any ideological commonality holds true even for NDA. The BJP said that all parties such as Congress, SP, BSP TMC, and Chandrababu Naidu's TDP, their ideologies do not..
At least 12 people were killed and scores of others including women and children injured in a brutal police attack and firing on people agitating against Sterlite Copper, a subsidiary of global mining conglomerate Vedanta, in the city of..
The Supreme court order today is a clear indictment of Karnataka Governor's decision to invite BS Yeddyurappa to form the government. The court has drastically reduced the time given by the governor for the floor test to happen. This is a clear..
If a majority of elected MLAs formed a coalition, the governor would be constitutionally right to invite the leader of the majority coalition to form the government and prove their majority within a short period...
The Karnataka election has resulted in a hung Assembly. The BJP has emerged as the single largest party winning 104 seats but falling short of a majority by eight; the Congress was defeated getting only 78 seats and the Janata Dal..