It’s now painfully clear: the BJP and AAP firmly believe that pouring tax-payers’ money into advertising and PR is the best way to govern the country, states, Union Territories, et cetera. I don’t know about you, but I flinch when I discover that crores of rupees are wasted on the silliest of ads and unnecessary PR initiatives. Since we cannot dissuade both these parties from engaging in this battle to win our fickle hearts and minds, how about we recommend a few ways they can cut costs?
There is a growing belief that the criminal justice system is inclined towards the majority community
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi
Bihar politicians have dropped their effective policy approach to pander for votes among Backward classes. Will their bid to shake the BJP pay off?
Abishek Jha Patna
There is understandable trepidation in ruling party circles after fugitive tycoon and former IPL Commissioner, Lalit Modi, began to tweet against the corrupt nexus that rules cricket
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
As details of the extent of Lalit Modi’s network continue to arise, few seem safe from being found followers or friends
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi
When The Indian Express reported that National Investigating Agency (NIA) officials told the Special Public Prosecutor in the Malegaon bomb blast case, Rohini Sailan, to quietly withdraw from the case, not many were really surprised. The report suggested that the agency official told Sailan that, after the new government took over in Delhi in 2014, there was little reason to pursue the case vigorously, as the political environment had changed.
Mehru Jaffer Lucknow
Abeer Kapoor Delhi
The government’s proposed legal measures regarding child labour will amount to a civilised society failing its children
Ghazala Jamil Delhi
A mob targetted Muslims in a Faridabad village, where the poll for the sarpanch post is due. Is it yet another case of communal polarisation for politics?
Jyotsna Singh Ballabgarh