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...

India’s future historians may look on February 25, 2019 as a milestone in the country’s journey from soft to hard state, The first baby step was taken back in October 1947 when the Pakistan sponsored Pathan tribal invasion of the Kashmir valley...

Kashmir continues to dominate Indian  media discourse.  In the wake of the tragic deaths of 40 Indian soldiers of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force  and their aftermath, not to speak of the wider diplomatic and strategic ramifications,...

Before fields Uttar Pradesh Chief  Minister Yogi Adityanath as a campaigner for the 2019 general election in other states, should dwell on the darker aspects of governance in his own bailiwick: frequent lynching, riots, poor hospital care, robberies,...

Kolkata’s Time of Troubles, it would appear, has no detectable end, as  one disaster follows another in a relentless karmic cycle, beginning with fires, moving to collapsed flyovers, bridges, climaxed by  a calamitous inferno that raged for...

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…



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