ARTICLES

Obituary: George Fernandes; From drift to drift

By A J Philip The Intelligence Bureau (IB) had no idea that there was a place called Kumplampoika in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. It is a small village with a good school on the Pathanamthitta-Vadaserikara Road. Generations of students knew Kunjamma George teacher of Kizhakkethil house, who had seven sons — all tall and educated … Continue reading Obituary: George Fernandes; From drift to drift

Revamp Faith Based Mental Care Healing Centers

By Syed Ali Mujtaba The news of the Supreme Court’s intervention in freeing some twenty-two mentally-ill persons chained at a faith-based mental centre in a Dargah in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh is bit surprising. Surprising not because the mentally ill people were freed at the orders of the Supreme Court but because the Apex Court has … Continue reading Revamp Faith Based Mental Care Healing Centers

Citizenship Bill: One more step of BJP towards contempt of Constitution

By Dr. Prem Singh By passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 in the Lok Sabha the Narendra Modi government at the Center has taken up another step towards the contempt of the Constitution. The Bill provides that six non-Muslim communities – Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi – of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan will be … Continue reading Citizenship Bill: One more step of BJP towards contempt of Constitution

Justice finally delivered in direct evidence based case of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

By Kushal Jeena While proving old saying that “justice delayed, justice denied” wrong, the Delhi High Court after 34 long years delivered a landmark verdict on a case that was based on direct evidence, sentencing a senior Congress politician to life for his straight involvement in the killing of people from Sikh community in national … Continue reading Justice finally delivered in direct evidence based case of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Rafale-Clear the air, please!

  Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam The Supreme Court verdict on the Rafale deal that supports government’s decision to clinch it and discourages any questioning of it has turned out to be based on a wrong and misleading account by the government. Naturally, a verdict premised on false information has to be recalled immediately to prevent … Continue reading Rafale-Clear the air, please!

United opposition formulates strategy to defeat BJP in Lok Sabha polls

By Kushal Jeena Buoyed with the recent Congress victory in three key Hindiheartland states, a united opposition has formulated a common strategy to defeat the ruling National Democratic Alliance in the next year bound general elections and resolved to avert a split of votes in its camp during the polls. The vows came later this … Continue reading United opposition formulates strategy to defeat BJP in Lok Sabha polls

India and the Ease of Doing Business

BY ARUN JAITLEY The World Bank each year, in the month of October, announces its rankings on the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ for the next year. The performance of each nation is taken into consideration with the 1st of May being the cut-off date. This is an independent research by the World Bank based on … Continue reading India and the Ease of Doing Business

Homosexuality in perspective of Quran and Bible

Dr. Javed Jamil Almost all religions with few exceptional orders express severe detestation for homosexuality. Faced perhaps with their receding popularity, only a few denominations of Christianity and Hinduism have tried to reconcile with the modern approach towards the issue. Both Quran and Bible describe in gory detail about the destruction of the twin cities … Continue reading Homosexuality in perspective of Quran and Bible

LGBT Not a Group of Equals: Eunuchs need sympathy, others treatment

By Dr. Javed Jamil Despite different natures of their issues, the market forces have brought them together because if there is anything common in them, it is the interests of market forces in them. The Lesbians, gays, transgenders and bisexuals have organized themselves into a community called LGBT; and they have developed massive networks throughout … Continue reading LGBT Not a Group of Equals: Eunuchs need sympathy, others treatment

Ridiculing Rahul may backfire on BJP

Mockery has become BJP’s weakest tool against Rahul By Gyan Pathak As election round the corner and the way BJP ridiculing main opposition leader and congress president Rahul Gandhi seems to be digging its own grave. As the BJP ridiculing him, the congress leader is getting stronger day by day. Now it is clear – … Continue reading Ridiculing Rahul may backfire on BJP

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in D ...

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

SPORTS

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

Hockey, star forward Rani Rampal was today named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women's team which will t ...

Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63 kg) made an impressiv ...

Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

aadil bedi Harpal Singh Bedi/ Nuh, Haryana Promising youngsters Aadil Bedi and Aman Raj, got off to ...

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MARQUEE

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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