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...

Prime Minister Narenda Modi proved once again that he has no rival as master tactician in the country. While India had been holding its breath for the ruling BJP coalition to announce its candidate for the next president of the Republic, he...

The West Bengal Himalayan hill resort of Darjeeling has been set ablaze by activists of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in support of their party’s demand for a separate State of Gorkhaland. A general strike called by the GJM in Darjeeling...

US investment bank Morgan Stanley, sees the Sensex rising to 34,000 by June 2018. To the question, where do the Indian markets go from here, the answer was unequivocal: Up another 9 per cent, said Jonathan Gartner, the bank’s Chief Asia and...

Indian politics reverted to type last week. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) announced that it would begin an investigation into the business dealings of Karti Chidambaram, son of the former Congress finance minister P Chidambaram....

Indian TV audiences were agog by the new  channel fronted by the enfant terrible Arnab Goswami.  True to his robust no-nonsense style, he squared up to his quarry, the smooth talking, man-about-man and unemployable Congress politician, Shashi...

An innocent woman’s long and tortuous struggle for justice was vindicated by the Bombay High Court in an a damning indictment of the Gujarat police for its ‘dishonest investigation’ of the Bilkis Bano case, in which an expectant young mother...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made air travel accessible to common man by launching India's first 'Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik' (UDAN) scheme. This scheme was aimed at giving a boost to regional connectivity to low-cost flights. Under the scheme,...

The brouhaha in sections of the Indian media on the Army’s tactic to place a trussed up Kashmiri man on the bonnet of a jeep touring a riot site in Srinagar, a precautionary measure against jihadi stone throwers was cheap grandstanding. 

Indo-Pakistan relations are fast sliding into an abyss with the news that Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer with 12 years of service, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court as an Indian spy. The court’s proceedings...

The troubled India-Africa relationship, following the mob violence targeting Nigerian students resident in the Delhi suburb of Greater Noida, remains in the spotlight, with African envoy’s unprecedented statement of dissatisfaction with the...


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