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Opposition readies to use Urjit‘s resignation in House battle

Opposition readies to use Urjit‘s resignation in House battle

Opposition leaders plan to go to the people to create awareness, as well as protest the “erosion of RBI’s credibility” in Parliament, in the coming days and weeks to build public opinion against the Modi government’s move to take away the RBI reserves, reports Archis Mohan. In the aftermath of , the Congress and other Opposition leaders agreed on Monday […]

SC bars media from revealing identities of rape and sexual assault victims

SC bars media from revealing identities of rape and sexual assault victims

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed that names and identities of victims of rape and sexual assault should not be disclosed or revealed. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the print and electronic media not to reveal identity of victims of rape and sexual assault “even in a remote manner”.   The apex court said FIRs in […]

PHOTOS: Time for masti and music is here!

PHOTOS: Time for masti and music is here!

With the results pouring in for the five states, celebrations and distribution of sweets have also begun.  The Congress wasted no time to start bursting firecrackers after early trends showed that the party was surging ahead in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.  Take a look at the festivities.  Time to bring the conch shells out. Congress workers celebrate in Bikaner as they […]

Rest in peace, Mushir sahib!

Rest in peace, Mushir sahib!

Mohammad Sajjad salutes the memory of Mushirul Hasan — historian, thinker, academic, institution builder, — who passed into the ages this week. IMAGE: Professor Mushirul Hasan. Photograph: Kind courtesy Youtube/Oxford University Press Ever since Mushirul Hasan suffered a road accident in 2014, he just could not fully recover from it. His kidney was already on dialysis. This multiple critical illness took […]

Congress poised to form governments in Hindi heartland

Congress poised to form governments in Hindi heartland

Belying predictions of exit polls, the party won convincingly in Chattisgarh, less so in Rajasthan, and scraped through with a wafer-thin lead in Madhya Pradesh.   IMAGE: Congress party workers celebrate the poll results at the party headquarters in New Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters The Congress was poised on Wednesday to form governments in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, signalling […]

British PM May to face leadership challenge over Brexit

British PM May to face leadership challenge over Brexit

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence on Wednesday over her controversial Brexit deal. IMAGE: British Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in Downing Street after it was announced that she will face a vote of no confidence on Wednesday evening. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images The challenge to May’s leadership was triggered after […]

The 2 ways to beat Modi in 2019

The 2 ways to beat Modi in 2019

According to Yashwant Sinha, a national-level pre-poll alliance of all opposition parties should be formed or a nationwide pre-poll alliance of regional parties should be made to defeat the BJP in the general elections. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday said the election results from three key states have destroyed the “untenable theory […]