Money rules the roost

India, April 23 -- Although the use of muscle power to capture booths and intimidate voters belonging to vulnerable social groups has drastically come down in recent years, the percentage of candidate... Read More

Terror returns

India, April 23 -- First things first, any attack on a house of worship, no matter which religion's, by someone who claims to be a religious supremacist is not an attack by an individual who believes ... Read More

A matter of honour

India, April 23 -- Social activist Swami Agnivesh summed up the controversy over sexual misconduct allegations against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi with a rounded statement embodying ... Read More

No outsiders in Kerala

India, April 23 -- Every election in Kerala, whether it is to the Lok Sabha or the State Legislature, brings to mind the famous play Ezhu Rathrikal (Seven Nights), directed by Kaladi Gopi in 1963. Ezh... Read More

'Orwellian' state of an island nation

India, April 23 -- In his book, 1984 , George Orwell narrated a claustrophobic tale of a dystopian and totalitarian society through the eyes of his protagonist Winston Smith. Though the book was writt... Read More

The bottom line on free electricity

India, April 23 -- Sattaiah, a farmer in Shivampet village of Medak district in Andhra Pradesh , dug another borewell to save his standing crop from drought as his existing borewell had dried up in Ja... Read More

Are you a man of substance?

India, April 23 -- Whether it is style, fashion, fitness, travel, technology or personal space, men have more often than not taken a lead and in the bargain evolved manifold. Or so believes Karan Bhar... Read More

HC seeks detailed affidavit on big cat poaching case

Nainital, April 23 -- In the case of big cat body parts dug up in Rajaji national park last year, the high court of Uttarakhand has directed the State to again file a reply by next week. Haridwar res... Read More

Wife prime suspect in Rohit's murder: Police

NEW DELHI, April 23 -- The Delhi Police is on the verge of cracking the mystery behind the murder of Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the son of Congress stalwart ND Tiwari. Rohit was allegedly smothered to deat... Read More

Woman scribe held for extorting Rs 45 L from hospital run by Min

NOIDA, April 23 -- The Noida police on Monday arrested a woman journalist, who had allegedly come to extort money from Union Minister of State for Tourism, Mahesh Sharma at his hospital in Noida. It ... Read More