COLUMNS

Farm Bills: Boon or Bane for Agriculture Sector

By Kushal Jeena The controversial farm sector bills that the National Democratic Alliance government, NDA has passed in haste during recently concluded Monsoon session of Parliament are all set to provide big national and international companies a free run and would ultimately lead to death of farmers particularly small and marginal. The controversial bills that … Continue reading Farm Bills: Boon or Bane for Agriculture Sector

Corporatisation of Indian Agricultural Sector

The new agricultural laws allow the entry of corporate sector in the vast unorganised agricultural sector, through the back door By Asad Mirza The farmers agitation has spilled on to the highways in some north Indian states. Agitating farmers from Punjab and Haryana may soon be joined by farmers from Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar … Continue reading Corporatisation of Indian Agricultural Sector

India’s tryst with destiny

By Sanjay Kumar

Sixty five year is not a long journey in the history of a nation but still a significant expedition. It is the time to assess and reflect on achievements and failures as a state. It is time to understand the impact of the transition that it made from old world view to the new one.

Baba Ramdev: Yogi or Commissar?

Ram Puniyani

Baba Ramdev has been probably most successful of God men of recent times. He claims to have a following of over a billion people. There are an infinite number of people claiming that his yoga therapy and medicines work wonders for their health. Baba in a short span of time has built a multi million empire, his Trust is owning series of Ashrams, ayurvedic drug factories, yoga training centers and many such things, in India and abroad.

Crusade against church

I DO not know who said, “If you are not a Communist in your young age and remain a Communist in your old age, there is something wrong with you”. So I consider it as part of my normal growth that I gravitated to the Left, particularly the CPM, during my student days.Autobiographies of leaders ..

Babri Verdict; A sigh of relief

ALL is well that ends well. If one goes by this saying, which is derived from the title of a play by William Shakespeare, there is every reason to rejoice over the verdict of the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on September 30.

In New Delhi’s Dwa

Media Selective Amnesia

By N P CHEKKUTTY / It was on July 22 that my friend and one-time colleague N M Siddique was picked up by the police as he was going home in the evening. He was produced before the magistrate the next day, a Friday, around 8 pm and was remanded to judicial custody for 14 days.

Quran is for reading; Learn from Mayawati

MY sister-in-law worked at a rural dispensary in Saudi Arabia for over two decades. The nearest airport was a 10 hours’ drive from the dispensary. Once a fortnight, she visited the nearest town, a four-hour drive, to buy toiletries and provisions. The only book she had was the Holy Quran and ..

What a hypocrisy, gau mata! Assault on food habits

LAST fortnight, former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader H.D. Deve Gowda and a team of his party MPs and MLAs met President Pratibha Patil and requested her not to give assent to the ‘Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill, 2010’, passed by the State Assembly.

Mulayam’s apology to Muslims

Finally Samajwadi party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has realized his follies and apologized to the Muslims as well as the nation for aligning with the demolisher of the historical Babri Masjid, Kalyan Singh. Though the apology has come after 14 month of his making friendship with the communal leader,

SPORTS

French Open: Novak Djokovic beat Ricardas Berankis in second round

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French Open: Serena Williams exits with injured Achilles heel; Wawrinka beats Dominik Koepfer

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SAI’s new logo signifies its contribution in promoting excellence in sport: Rijiju

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union Sports minister Kiren Rijiju launched new logo of the Sports Authority ...

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کویت کے امیر شیخ صباح کا انتقال

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اقوام متحدہ میں اصلاحات وقت کی اہم ضرورت :وزیر اعظم

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TECH AWAAZ

Covid 19 induces scientists to work for Fastest Innovations for Survival

From Touchless Soap & Water Dispenser, Mechanical Ventilator to Pioneering E-classroom Software or Low-cos ...

Digital tech companies have responsibility to abide by govt rules: India

WEB DESK India has said it remains open and continues to welcome FDI in the country including in the area o ...

MARQUEE

Andaman and Nicobar: Various tourism activities restart

AMN Various tourism activities will restart today after a gap of six months in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ...

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan files complaint with Police after dating app used her picture

FILE PHOTO WEBDESK Trinamool Congress MP from Basirhat, Nusrat Jahan, has filed a complaint with Kolkata ...