The ongoing saga of CBI has not really unearthed significant insight into ways the agency is compromised. The media discourse suggests that the ruling party [largely PM and his associates] try to choose a Director who follows their diktats. All the efforts by the Supreme Court and reformers is thus aimed at ensuring fair selection to this important post.
Indian government has agreed to grant visa to Karmapa Lama to visit the country, but is unsure about what his acceptance of Dominican nationality mean for exiled Tibetan Buddhist community
After buying anti-missile system, S-400s from Russia, Indian government’s hope for a waiver from US President Donald Trump may just not materialize
If evidence was ever required to show how the influence of Hindu right wing grew in India, just pick up journalist and author Akshaya Mukul’s `Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India’. The book tells the story of two Marwari businessmen, Jaydayal Goyandka and Hanuman Prasad Poddar, who in 1920 set up the Gita Press and the Kalyan magazine.
The extraordinary meeting between the two competing Karmapas in France lends a new spin to the upcoming Dharamshala Conference to choose the successor of Dalai Lama. What needs to be seen is will India allow Karmapa's return to India?
In the past five years, farmers have taken to the streets on countless occassions in an attempt to bring clear focus to the crisis of the agrarian sector and time after time the State has shown no restraint in pushing them back
Was he really in the wrong party? Vajpayee laid the foundations for the expansion of the BJP in everyway from its pro-business slant to its position towards minorities in the country
Kalaignar’s victory as a social reformer can be attributed to the fact that he kept alive the rhetoric of social reform very strongly throughout his political career
In the second part of this three-part series, Mahmood talks about how Jayasi’s masterpiece presents to us an Islam which dazzles because it appears in the garb of Hinduism