Political economy of the opposition to agri reforms

India, Sept. 21 -- That it has been undoing historical wrongs to boost the Indian economy is a key narrative of the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA government. When such moves are critici... Read More

Farmers' highway siege hassles commuters in Haryana

Chandigarh,, Sept. 21 -- Thousands of farmers on foot, two-wheelers, tractors and in cars poured out of the hinterlands and staged sit-ins at various state and national highways in Haryana on Sunday, ... Read More

EC has no mandate to decide PC election date - Chairman

Sri Lanka, Sept. 21 -- The Election Commission (EC) has no legal authority to determine the date to hold the Provincial Council election, EC Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said. He was responding to a q... Read More

20A in House tomorrow

Sri Lanka, Sept. 21 -- The First Reading of the vote on the 20th amendment to the Constitution will take place on Tuesday (22) in Parliament. Within seven days upon the First Reading, public opposing... Read More

Only sprats caught in Yahapalana corruption net - Mangala

Sri Lanka, Sept. 21 -- Former Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera on Saturday said people have punished those who were in the Yahapalana government twice as they failed to deal with mass scale frauds... Read More

Make them pay

Sri Lanka, Sept. 21 -- The unfolding details before the Presidential Commission inquiring into the Easter Sunday bombings is indeed a revelation of the extent to which the country's security had been ... Read More

Hard-won peace reigns in SL again

Sri Lanka, Sept. 21 -- Peace is a concept of societal friendship and harmony in the absence of hostility and violence. In a social sense, peace is commonly used to mean a lack of conflict (such as war... Read More

106-year-old woman defeats COVID-19 in Maharashtra

India, Sept. 21 -- A 106-year-old woman defeated COVID-19 and was discharged from hospital in Thane district of Maharashtra on Sunday with doctors and nurses giving her a warm farewell. With happiness... Read More

New laws spark protest by angry farmers in Punjab and Haryana

India, Sept. 21 -- Thousands of farmers staged protests across Haryana and Punjab on Sunday against the three contentious farm sector bills even as the Rajya Sabha passed two of these amid uproar by o... Read More

No-trust motion moved against RS dy chairman

India, Sept. 21 -- As many as 100 members from 12 opposition parties moved a no-confidence motion against Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh on Sunday, shortly after the House passed two key bills ... Read More