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OPINION | How Modi transformed Varanasi

India | Dec 15, 2021, 11:26 AM IST

The holiest city of Hinduism, Kashi, has regained its lost glory. Those living in Varanasi, steeped in spiritualism, philanthropy and devotion, had taken the narrow lanes, crowds and perennial traffic jams as part of their fate. 

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Opinion | A tearful farewell to General Bipin Rawat

India | Dec 11, 2021, 02:16 PM IST

The General tried his best to bring about coordination between the three Services by beginning the process of creating theatre commands, as the US and China have done.

Opinion | Farmers’ agitation withdrawn: Who benefited?

Opinion | Farmers’ agitation withdrawn: Who benefited?

India | Dec 10, 2021, 12:58 PM IST

The farmer leaders claimed they have won a big victory by forcing the government to accept their demands. The letter from the Centre has been signed by Sanjay Agarwal, secretary, agriculture ministry.

Opinion | A tribute to General Bipin Rawat

Opinion | A tribute to General Bipin Rawat

India | Dec 09, 2021, 12:27 PM IST

The nation had got its first Chief of Defence Staff after 70 years of independence. He presided over the induction of modernized weapon systems, next gen jet fighters, warships, submarines, latest assault rifles and state-of-the-art equipment in our armed forces to give them a cutting edge.

Opinion | Nagaland killings: Mistaken identity is no excuse

Opinion | Nagaland killings: Mistaken identity is no excuse

India | Dec 07, 2021, 11:06 AM IST

While demanding the repeal of AFSPA, Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio, and Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma, whose parties are part of BJP-led NDA,  alleged that it was a draconian measure that allows the Army to arrest anybody without a warrant and kill without any accountability. 

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Opinion | Covid Pandemic: India is fully prepared to meet the challenge

India | Dec 04, 2021, 03:08 PM IST

There are more than fifty cases of people arriving in India from southern Africa, and then vanishing by giving false contact phone number and addresses. State authorities are finding it difficult to trace them and their contacts.

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OPINION | Omicron variant enters India: Will it prove lethal?

India | Dec 03, 2021, 11:06 AM IST

Omicron variant was detected from a 66-year-old flyer who had come to Bengaluru from South Africa on Nov 20. 

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OPINION | Can Mamata Banerjee unite the opposition?

India | Dec 02, 2021, 12:02 PM IST

The biggest question is whether Mamata Banerjee will lead the anti-Modi front? Will she seize the stake for the PM’s chair from Rahul Gandhi?

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OPINION | Farmers’ agitation: Will it be called off after December 4?

India | Dec 01, 2021, 01:25 PM IST

A late night press release from Samyukta Kisan Morcha said, there has been no formal communication from the agriculture ministry and that the ministry has only contacted a farmer leader from Punjab over phone seeking names of 5 SKM representatives for the panel which PM has proposed to set up.  

Opinion | Omicron variant: We can’t afford to take chances

Opinion | Omicron variant: We can’t afford to take chances

India | Nov 30, 2021, 11:56 AM IST

According to WHO, Omicron variant is highly contagious and it spreads faster, and that is why, it has been declared a variant of concern within four days of being detected. Since it has mutated to more than 50 forms, it will be difficult for experts to carry out genome sequencing.

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Opinion | Why Modi said, dynastic politics is a threat to Indian democracy

India | Nov 27, 2021, 02:12 PM IST

The Prime Minister said there is nothing wrong if several members of a family join politics, get elected to assemblies and Parliament and become ministers, but if a political party depends on dynastic politics, or if a single-family controls the party, it puts an end to internal democracy in the party. This, undoubtedly, is a danger to a healthy democracy and should be a matter of concern for the nation, Modi said.

Opinion | Jewar Airport: Will it change the fortunes of western UP

Opinion | Jewar Airport: Will it change the fortunes of western UP

India | Nov 26, 2021, 01:14 PM IST

Spread over 6,200  hectares of land, this international airport will be built at a cost of Rs 30,000 crore and would provide jobs to nearly one lakh people in western UP, Modi said. 

Opinion | How cryptocurrencies can rob you of your hard

Opinion | How cryptocurrencies can rob you of your hard earned money

India | Nov 25, 2021, 04:12 PM IST

What is cryptocurrency? ‘Crypto’ literally means secret or concealed. Since it is not in physical form, as currency notes or coins, nobody can see it. It is an encrypted digital file having digital codes, backed by a strong cyber program, prepared with a complicated process.


Opinion | Yogi warns: No Shaheen Bagh allowed in UP!

India | Nov 24, 2021, 04:18 PM IST

The UP CM was addressing a convention of booth-level BJP leaders. This convention was also addressed by BJP president J P Nadda, who said the fight in the forthcoming elections in UP will be between nationalists and ‘Jinnahites’.

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Opinion | Political motives behind farmer leaders’ move to continue dharna

India | Nov 23, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

There is, as of now, no guarantee that the farmers would leave once the MSP guarantee law is passed. One should also understand whether it is feasible on part of the Centre to guarantee minimum support prices to farmers?

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Opinion | How Modi, by repealing farm laws, has taken wind out of the sails of opposition parties

India | Nov 20, 2021, 02:12 PM IST

In my 40 years of experience in journalism, I have seen many governments, including that of Indira Gandhi, but never witnessed a prime minister like Modi.

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OPINION | Save the people of Delhi: Rejuvenate and cleanse the Yamuna at the earliest

India | Nov 19, 2021, 01:00 PM IST

On Thursday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal unveiled a six-point action plan to cleanse the Yamuna by February, 2025. 

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Opinion | How rumours are still spreading fear about Covid vaccine in India

India | Nov 18, 2021, 03:58 PM IST

The Salman Khan video was prepared on June 26 this year. Five months ago, Salman had got the video recorded on the appeal of BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation). 

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Opinion | Modi outlines his UP campaign while opening India’s longest expressway

India | Nov 17, 2021, 03:49 PM IST

In a spectacular show lasting over 45 minutes, Mirage, Sukhoi, Jaguar jet fighters landed on the airstrip, along with Super Hercules and AN-32 transport aircraft.

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Opinion | How governments differ on main cause of air pollution in Delhi NCR

India | Nov 16, 2021, 12:23 PM IST

On Monday, the Supreme Court directed the Centre, Delhi government and state governments of Haryana, UP and Punjab, to hold an emergency meeting to devise emergency measures to tackle air pollution within the next 48 hours.