Due to the long march and the ensuing chaos, there were fears expressed by the strategic establishment in India that the probe into Mumbai might lose its way
Despite being underrated and under editorialised by the Indian media, there is nothing that anyone can really take away from the importance of the event organised by the Indian Islamic and Cultural Centre (IICC) to provide a forum for the visiting King of Jordan, His Majesty, King Abdullah II, to expound his views on the moderate nature of Islam and the imperative to fight radical Islam.
This explanation pulled out from the volume may sound complex, but what I could comprehend from his presentation was that seeing Agra from river Yamuna provided a different perspective altogether.
After he was elected, Modi had a long meeting with the founder of the biometric scheme, Nandan Nilekani, who managed to convince and convert him.
Earlier this month, my family doctor sent me a curt message: “Air has become hazardous. Do not go for a walk in the park. Work from home.” I checked out the air quality index of Delhi and it was at 900 with very high particulate matter or PM. The air was murderous and there was no one, climate change deniers included, who was rubbishing these figures.
More attention needs to be paid to the Syrian Grand Mufti’s charges that the Middle East is being destabilised by Western forces
India wasn’t like this. The corrupt, the crooked and those who were impacted by investigative and adversarial journalism did not outright kill a reporter or an editor if he did not really relent.
For long the party has lost its connection with the masses and it has been outsourcing its struggle to smaller parties and even NGOs
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi
NDTV’s promoter, Prannoy Roy, did not conceal his gratification at the solidarity expressed by media persons and several superannuated editors at the Press Club in New Delhi after his premises were raided. Most of the speakers reminisced about the dark days when Indira Gandhi declared an internal emergency and smothered the press. In the reckoning of these worthies, the country was sliding inexorably towards similar media darkness and it was a matter of time before some kind of emergency – in the name of terrorism – is imposed once again.
On May 5, the Indian space agency fired a meteorological and communication satellite to provide mapping and early warning to countries of South Asia including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan,