Prime Minister's speech at Indian diaspora in London is choreographed to cater to the domestic audience in an election year. His reference to Basaveshwara is a clear attempt to appease the Lingayats in the poll-bound Karnataka, whom the BJP..
Telugu people have a sizable presence in neighbouring states for a host of reasons. The parts of Karnataka which were earlier part of Hyderabad state has sizable presence o f Telugu people. This region is still called Hyderabad-Karnataka ...
The nation commemorates the 127th birth anniversary of one of its illustrious sons who authored the republican constitution. Leaders will today beam before television cameras garlanding the statues of Dr B R Ambedkar. But, the society wants the..
The horrific rape and murder of a eight-year old girl in Kathua, Jammu, who was kept confined, sedated and brutalized by a gang of men has outraged the country...
Corporate frauds like Nirav Modi Scam, phenomenal rise in NPAs, new provisions like bail-in under FRDI regime are a multi pronged conspiracy aimed at weakening India's predominantly public owned banking system resulting in corporate ..
TDP's exit from NDA, other allies like Akali Dal and Shiv Sena simmering with discontent, possible allies like TRS distancing itself and BSP, SP coming together reflect the new phase in the BJP's growth trajectory. The party in its earlier..
Unlike in Gujarat where Rahul Gandhi led the anti-Modi campaign, Karnataka chief Minister Siddaramaiah invents a new local political idiom to counter the aggressive BJP campaign. Congress fights BJP's aggressive nationalism with equally..
The record rise in petroleum prices angers the middle class, the core constituency of BJP that was instrumental in building Modi narrative in 2014. Besides, the tax proposals in Union budget 2018 belied the expectations of this class. The..
The manifest dalit anger is not just a political challenge to BJP but throws up an ideological challenge to the saffron parivar's politics of Hindutva. While the Hindutva reinforces a monolithic Hindu identity the hierarchical social structure..
The BJP's transition into a largely pan Indian political force ruling the country and 20 states is a result of carefully crafted, consummately executed ideological and strategic maneuvering which no Indian political party could match. It..
The allocation for a Centre-sponsored tribal welfare scheme launched in 2014 has come down to a mere Rs 1 crore ($154,000) in 2016-17 from Rs 200 crore in 2015-16 and Rs 100 crore in 2014-15, according to an RTI reply that also indicates that..
In a bid to improve the integration of technology in education, the Tamil Nadu government announced an agreement with Microsoft to enhance digital literacy across all levels in the state.Under the agreement, the tech giant will adopt seven..
Nirav Modi, and his uncle Mehul Choksi, are the latest additions to the list of the so-called “entrepreneurs of new India” who have looted public money and decamped with the loot. The Punjab National Bank, the second largest bank in the..
Corporate frauds like the Nirav Modi scam, phenomenal rise in non-performing assets (NPAs), new provisions like bail-in under Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) regime are a multi-pronged conspiracy aimed at weakening India's..
A Special CBI Court on Saturday remanded in police custody till March 3 the three accused arrrested in the over Rs 11,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.These are retired PNB Deputy Manager Gokulnath Shetty, Single Window Operator..
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government's move to recapitalise public sector banks (PSB) would improve their lending capacity, adding that fiscal situation would improve next year."I think the indications are that it's (credit..
LIKE the person on the proverbial tiger, the Indian economy is currently riding a precarious course. The Government of India’s Economic Survey for 2017-18 recognises this frankly, but its panacea is to keep one’s fingers crossed and hope..
THE cryptocurrency Bitcoin has seen its price see-sawing wildly over the last 12 months, making it one of the most volatile of assets. Whether it can be considered at all a currency – a token of money which can be exchanged for other goods..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, in an interview last week with a private television channel, claimed that someone who opens a pakoda shop in the street is to be considered as employed. Further, his earning of Rs 200 per day is not..