HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.
Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Industrialist Anand Mahindra among those awarded Padma Bhushan.
Nitish Kumar owes a lot to Arun Jaitley because it was the departed BJP leader who had played a crucial role in making him the Chief minister of Bihar.
Fernandes died Tuesday at the age of 88 in Delhi. He was suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years and had recently contracted swine flu.
Fernandes, a lifelong socialist despite his political adventurism that included Cabinet posts in two ideological opposite governments where he ousted Coca-Cola in 1977 and oversaw the Kargil war in 1999, died Tuesday
A visibly emotional Kumar said, "His leadership and guidance gave us opportunities to learn a lot. His guidance is crucial for all of us."
Former Defence Minister George Fernandes, long-time socialist and a trade unionist, who fought the Congress all his life died on Tuesday after prolonged illness. He was 88.
George Fernandes belonged to a rare bunch of political leaders who rose above caste, religious and regional identities to leave an indelible mark on Indian politics.
Fernandes had described the Vietnamese as "a disciplined, committed and determined lot".
Leaders of India on Tuesday condoled the demise of former union minister and socialist leader George Fernandes.
In a series of tweets, he said, "George Sahab" represented the best of India's political leadership.
George Fernandes was the founder of the Samata Party and rose to fame as an anti-Emergency crusader and civil rights activists.
Understanding why only certain leaders are respected in the Valley — and why Rahul Gandhi's open and unconditional support to Omar Abdullah will prove counterproductive — holds the key to Kashmir
Statement by longtime friends and wellwishers of the ailing member of Parliament
So said the former defence minister in the press-release issued on the Indo-US nuke deal, prefacing it with: 'the prime minister of the country has betrayed the nation by continuous bluffing
NDA letter to Kofi Annan asking for help in their "goal to pursue ... the truth, with unimpeachable evidence and due process"
The Defence Minister ducks questions about the mobilisation cost and talks on the allegations of human rights violations in J&K, NDA's election prospects, blames rising unemployment on the past and much more.
In an interview with Outlook Saptahik , the defence minister spoke freely on the post-Iraq scenario vis a vis Pakistan and said, 'it is not as if we have to ask anyone before taking any step for our national security'.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.