In an era of coalition politics when anyone can throw his hat into the ring, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik is but a natural contender to head a potential third front. Some suggestions from influential non-Congress, non-BJP politicians to that effect are already....
While the country's defence modernisation plan is going on in fits and starts, real gains have accrued to the Indian Navy, which has been silently but steadily build up on its formidable operational strength and revealed visions of ...
Strikes, protests and bandhs have become the norm in Andhra Pradesh, the largest state in south India thanks to popular demand for the creation of a separate Telangana. With the Congress-led UPA taking a somewhat controversial
Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghtana (SSS), based in sugar rich Kolhapur district of Maharashtra has emerged as the organised voice of farming community of the state. Founded by Raju Shetti, this organisation has occupied
Assam's inflation is a bit different from the rest of India. Opposition leaders say the complete trust reposed by state chief minister Tarun Gogoi
The Amethi parliamentary constituency in UP is pretty much a Gandhi family pocket borough. The seat currently represented by Rahul Gandhi was once held by his father Rajiv.
I have been given this responsibility because UP is the most politically crucial state in the country. It is not that BJP does not have
With elections approaching and a general anti-Congress sentiment prevailing in the air, North East India’s regional political parties,
The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) was formed in 1979, with the aim of creating a revolutionary people's movement that would help realise the democratic aspirations of the Assamese people. Never tiring of blowing the long foghorn about Assam's neglected status in the pantheon of Indian states, Front leaders spouted revolutionary fire and brimstone and dreamt of turning Assam into a sovereign state of its own. Their uncompromising faith and fervor in wresting justice for Assam won the heart of the natives,
Within hours of landing in Beijing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had inked the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA) with China aimed at preventing face-offs between troops of the two sides on the 4,000 km Indo-China border which has reportedly seen several...
The coordinated cacophony of drums, cymbals, conches, people shouting praises of the deity in unison, engulfing laughter, and a general sentiment of joy seeps in faster
Are you one of those who believe we need motivated soldiers to fight heavily-armed anti-national elements? If the answer is yes, then it is important to remember that when a fighter is deep into combat, his mind needs to be free of any worries.
After months of backroom planning at his office cum residence at 12 Tughlaq Lane in the heart of Lutyen’s Delhi, Rahul Gandhi is becoming his own man. Always the reticent politician, much like his father Rajiv, Rahul has been missing for long gaps in the crucial UPA 2 regime beginning 2009.
The 66th Cannes Film Festival is officially celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, but that does not mean that the country that produces more movies than any other will make the kind of big splash at the Riviera that one might have expected.
Top officials of the Indian ministries of information and broadcasting, tourism and the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), played co-hosts at the opening night party of the Marche du Film (Film Market) on Thursday evening on the Majestic Beach here.