Scrutators

Such has been the disastrous pollution in Delhi and its environs in recent days. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , driven to desperation, announced  that schools in the city would be closed temporarily to prevent serious damage to the health...

Scrutators

Bangalore was India’s pride, Bangaluru, as the city is now called, is India’s shame. The orgy of violence witnessed last week, of blazing buses and buildings will be etched in the public memory for decades, a benchmark of horror never to be...

Having swept the board in the State Assembly elections – Punjab, exception to the rule, voted overwhelmingly for Congress - Prime Minister Narendra Modi galvanized markets with his thunderous political impact. Politics and economics are cloned,...

G.N.Saibaba, a professor at Delhi University’s Ram Lal Anand College, has been given a life sentence together with accomplices, Mahesh Tirki, Pandu Narote, Hem Mishra,  Narayan Sanglikar and Vijay Tirki by a sessions court in Maharashtra for...

For post-demonetization doomsayers the figures released for January by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) reveal that gross domestic product (GDP) grew 7.1 per cent in January, confounding the crisis they had predicted. The demonetization drag,...

A short break from the frenzied whirligig of Indian politics should act as a restorative to sanity and leisured ease whilst there is time before the results of the State Assembly elections start pouring in and political horse trading takes centre...

It was nothing less than a bomb shell, and it left V.K. Sasikala’s hope of becoming Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister in fragments. Her tears on hearing the Supreme Court of India’s devastating judgment on her massive corruption said it all. She was...

Tamil Nadu held its breath as AIADMK Members of the Legislative Assembly get ready to elect their next Chief Minister. The contenders for the post is the interim Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam and his rival V.K.Sasikala.  The clear majority...

Budget Day in India, as it is in most democracies, never fails to give rise to public excitement. Invariably, the mood of expectation is high, its delivery in the public space results in mood swings, from high to low and high again, until it...

The Congress led Opposition caper to defer Budget day from its scheduled February 1 to a later date in mid-March after the State Assemble lections in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarkhand et al, was referred to the Supreme Court of India and...

A suspected Pakistani intelligence hand is believed responsible for two recent rail crashes near Kanpur, in Uttar Pradesh, last November, resulting in 151 deaths and 200 injuries to innocent passengers; this was the backdrop to Prime Minister...

The election season in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh has sent pollsters and political pundits into a tizzy. With the ruling Samajwadi Dal deep in the wars between party chief father Mulayam Singh Yadav and son Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in UP,...


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