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Bihar’s Special Status
CONGRESS, BJP SPAR ON NITISH
New Delhi, May 18 : The Centre is leaving no stone unturned to woo Bihar Chief Minister and JD (U) Chief Nitish Kumar. First, Union Finance Minister Chidambaram asserted “granting...
Ecstasy And Agony In Karnataka
7 YEARS ITCH WINS: CONGRESS TRUMPS BJP
New Delhi, May 11 : The Karnataka election results, whereby the Congress returned to power after seven years in the political wilderness were a foregone conclusion. Making...
KARNATAKA PLUMS FOR FARMERS
New Delhi, April 27 : Come election time, it’s the season for populist freebies galore. Both in Karnataka and Andhra various promises are being bandied around by various political parties to win...
MUMBAI CHECKS THEIR TRACKS
New Delhi, April 13 : Maharashtra’s police has set an example to check the nuisance of bribes, for other States to follow. On Wednesday, the Mumbai police suspended 36 of its personnel for allegedly pocketing...
TN Power Politics
HEADACHE FOR CENTRE
New Delhi, March 30 : Tamil Nadu power politics is starting to give the Centre a nagging headache. The State’s two principal parties’ bid to outdo one another as the messiah to the Tamils in Sri Lanka...
TAMIL NADU-CENTRE BIG FIGHT
New Delhi, March 23 : There are no friends in politics is what both Tamil Nadu and New Delhi can reiterate to those who have any doubts. Plus, it doesn’t take long for friends to turn foes....
STATES FORCE CENTRE TO ACT
New Delhi, March 16 : Three cheers to the Centre and States! Lakhs of young aspirants preparing for the Civil Services examination can heave a sigh of relief, as they have been spared grave injustice. ...
POLL SOAPS IN RAJASTHAN
New Delhi, March 09 : Come elections, the electorate hit a lottery. Sadly, it’s turning out to be a rule rather than an exception in most States. Rajasthan is the latest to join the bandwagon. With...
States Boo To Centre
NATIONAL BANDH CRIPPLES LIFE
New Delhi, Feb 23 : Trade Unions in States across the country have said a big boo to the Centre’s plea not to strike as it would cause undue hardship to the aam aadmi. Ignoring the Prime Minister’s...
Corruption In High Places
HARYANA OFFERS HOPE
New Delhi, Jan 19 : Political corruption in high places may no longer remain unchecked, as Haryana has shown. After 12-long-years, its formidable Jat leader, INLD’s former Chief Minister Om Prakash...
Quota In Govt Promotions
UP HOLDS CENTRE TO RANSOM
New Delhi, Dec 15 : Uttar Pradesh is on edge. Its warring BSP-SP leaders are brazenly holding Parliament and the Centre to ransom. The bone of contention is a Bill providing for reservation...
Abuse of Govt Machinery
THREE CHEERS TO KERALA HC
New Delhi, Dec 08 : Three cheers to the Kerala High...
MUMBAI’S GREAT SHAME
New Delhi, Nov 24 : The Congress government in Maharashtra finds itself embarrassingly on the wrong side of law. Its police action of arresting two girls, Shaheen Dhada and Renu Shrinivas, over their Facebook...
Tension In AP
CENTRE NEEDS TO WORRY
New Delhi, Nov 17 : Developments in Andhra Pradesh should be a cause of worry for the Centre. The capital city of Hyderabad is simmering under communal tension. On Wednesday last, trouble broke out in Gowlipura...
UP, Maharashtra In Scams Web
CONGRESS-BJP TRADE CHARGES
New Delhi, Oct 20 : Congress and BJP are amidst a raging political storm in UP and Maharashtra. Two tempests they could well do without, thanks to their top leadership. The former vis-à-vis...
UP CALLS THE SHOTS
New Delhi, Oct 13 : Uttar Pradesh continues to give sleepless nights to the UPA-II. True to her style, BSP supremo Mayawati revels in playing games with the Centre. On Tuesday last, she sent out a loud...
CRACKS IN CONG-NCP ALLIANCE?
New Delhi, Sept 29 : The Centre is closely watching developments in Maharashtra. Notwithstanding the NCP supremo Sharad Pawar’s assurance that there was “no threat” to the UPA-II or State...
Tamil Nadu, MP Hit
JAL SATYAGRAHA DEBUTS
New Delhi, Sept 15 :Fasting as a form of protest against Government ‘Atyachar’ is today passé. It has made way for nouvelle Satyagraha: Protesters standing in neck-deep water to get their demands...
BLOW TO MODI’S AMBITION
New Delhi, Sept 01 : Three cheers for the Special Court investigating the 2002 Gujarat riots. On Wednesday last, its verdict in the Naroda Patiya massacre of 97 people in Ahmedabad, convicting a former...
UPA PASSES BUCK TO STATES
New Delhi, Aug 25, 2012 : Opposition States may well come to the rescue of a beleaguered Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre over the Rs 1.86 lakh crore ‘Coalgate’ scandal. Records of five...