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...

The Roman Empire in its declining years boasted rulers such as Nero who played his fiddle while Rome was ablaze; another Emperor Caligula sent his horse to occupy a seat in the Roman Senate.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been spreading his wings in B ritain and Germany, addressing Indian students and the diaspora in general in London and Berlin. He also spoke at the Institute of Strategic Studies in the British capital on...

‘Reform, perform, transform,’ was the theme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the Nation from the ramparts of historic Delhi’s Red Fort on the 72nd Indian Independence Day celebrations. He exuded confidence on the New India fit for...

An intruder  Murad Ali Shah by name, aged 25, having rammed the gate to former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s residence in Jammu was shot and killed by a security guard as he tried to enter the premises. The relatives of the...

As expected the vexed issue of Assam’s National Register for Citizens (NRC) has produced more heat than light. Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee was off the blocks, accusing the Centre (the Government of India) of ‘trying to divide people…

Lynching is now the foremost concern in the public space. The case by a mob lynching a Muslim farmer in Alwar, Rajasthan, on suspicion that he was taking his two cows for slaughter, was especially gruesome. His injuries led to his death. The...

The no-confidence motion tabled in Parliament by an Opposition coalition ended in a comfortable 325-126 majority for the government. The debate closed with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi giving Prime Minister Narendra Modi a warm, if somewhat...

The Indian government has invited the US president Donald Trump to be the chief guest at next year's Republic Day celebrations. The Indian government is awaiting the US government's response where the latter has indicated that Trump administration...



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