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 Kashmir valley should have been in seasonal bloom, but was, alas, in flames following multiple armed encounters between Indian security forces and jihadi terrorists in Shopian and Anantag, with 12 of the latter and three soldiers losing...

The Kashmir valley should have been in seasonal bloom, but was, alas, in flames following multiple armed encounters between Indian security forces and jihadi terrorists in Shopian and Anantag, with 12 of the latter and three soldiers losing...

As things stand at present, the general election scheduled for May/June 2019 is for the BJP to lose rather than for a motley group of opposition to win. Already the fissures are visible. Mayawati’s romance with Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party...

As things stand at present, the general election scheduled for May/June 2019 is for the BJP to lose rather than for a motley group of opposition to win. Already the fissures are visible. Mayawati’s romance with Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party...

Has Indian democracy a secure future, or will it sink into some form of authoritarian rule presided over by a hand wringing  strongman despairing of democratic norms  and its attendant chaos. Democracy, it will be said, was unsuited to India’s...

A political earthquake struck India’s North East, its epicenter Tripura, where the incumbent Communist Party of India (Marxist) led by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar was roundly defeated by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ejected from office....

There have been numerous aftershocks following the collapse of Nirav Modi’s diamond and jewelry business empire, together with that of his close associate Mehul Choksi. 

It was the scam of scams: Following a complaint by the Punjab National Bank (PNB), the Enforcement Directorate seized assets worth Rs5,100 crore during its extensive searches of jeweller Nirav Modi’s firms across five Indian States, including...

The recent rise in jihadi terror attacks in Kashmir would appear to suggest that Pakistan is raising the stakes in it unconventional war against India.

The gloves were off in Karnataka. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing an election rally in Bangaluru, accused the Congress State government of ‘ease of doing murder’ instead of ‘ease of doing business.’ The tenor of the speech sounded anything...



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