ARTICLES

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

Austerity-Measures by Pakistan Should be Followed More Vigorously in India

By MADHU AGRAWAL / NEW DELHI The austerity-measures approved by new Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan which include ban on first-class air-travel by even President, Chief Justice and Chairpersons of two Houses of Parliament. He even imposed ban on use of special aircrafts for international visits by Pakistan Prime Minister. It may be recalled … Continue reading Austerity-Measures by Pakistan Should be Followed More Vigorously in India

Attack on women and silence of feminist group!

By Syed Ali Mujtaba India’s new social justice system through lynch mob that’s making hay while sun shines, has resonance in Bihar as well. This time their target was a helpless woman who was stripped and paraded naked on the streets of Arrah town. The most conspicuous part of this justice system was the mood … Continue reading Attack on women and silence of feminist group!

PM Modi Independence Day Speech a Dam Squib

Syed Ali Mujtaba Prime Minister Narandra Modi 72 Independence day speech from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort was a dam squib affair. It was just a talk the talk with no meaningful take away. Millions of Indians were expecting that he will come up with pointed achievements that have been made under his … Continue reading PM Modi Independence Day Speech a Dam Squib

CWC Reshuffle: Rahul exposes next generation to the apex decision-making body

By Kushal Jeena The landmark changes that the Congress President Rahul Gandhi recently made in the Congress Working Committee CWC are an indicative of his plans to expose the next generation of party leadership to the functioning of apex decision making body and at the same time retaining old guards for their reliable advice and … Continue reading CWC Reshuffle: Rahul exposes next generation to the apex decision-making body

SPORTS

IOA on its own cannot pull out of the 2022 CWG Games: Sports Minister

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday made it clear that a decision abou ...

ICC World Cup: Australia beat England by 64 runs, enter semis

@icc Australia crushing victory dashed England's World Cup semi-final hopes Australian captain Aaron Fin ...

“Women Hockey team made India Proud”: Kiren Rijiju

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday hailed the Women’s hockey te ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...