That the Army Chief could even have considered deploying interceptors to monitor conversations of personalities in the age-row is yet another hallmark in foolishness.
The full report was 185 pages long. We reproduce PART-IV: ASSESSMENT OF EVIDENCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ACTION
President Kalam showed the right instinct. He did not err by delaying the signing of the Bill-- he erred in accepting his secretary's advice to eventually sign it.
That is why national security lapses keep overtaking us at regular intervals and we keep drifting from one disaster to another.
If the Supreme Court strikes down the amended Office of Profit Law, the results could be devastating. The judgment would very likely come on the heels of the UP assembly poll results, but before the next Presidential election.
Meet Maulana Mohammad Abdul Aziz, a Deobandi cleric, the head of the Lal Masjid [Red Mosque] in Islamabad, earlier used by Musharraf to discredit Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif. But now he has gone out of control...
Mr Ottavio Quattrocchi is in Argentinean custody not because but in spite of the government and the powers that be. The globalization of investigation in the Bofors case could possibly tie the hands of the UPA government.
Or will Mr Natwar Singh, like Mr Arun Singh, reveal all after twenty years? He has belatedly admitted he wrote letters to Iraq's oil minister. Truth in driblets will merely diminish him. He should speak up.
So has President Kalam had decided not to sign the Office of Profit Bill when Parliament sends it back to him without amendment? Is that what explains this whole kerfuffle about mid-term polls?
The 31st October occurrences were isolated, sporadic, and emotional in nature while those which started on November 1, and continued for a full three days were extremely systematic, planned and organised in character: based on cold political consider
While the Congress tries to brazen it out, the government's blatant legalese and bureaucratise has others outraged.
Full text of the memorandum submitted by the NDA leaders to President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on the 'shocking conduct of the Governor of Jharkhand'. Full Coverage
All the chief ministers so far.
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.