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Editorial With Sujit Nair: Religious Tolerance in India| Analyzing Pew Research Findings
A new survey by US-based Pew Research Center shows that most Indians, across all religions, feel they enjoy religious freedom, value religious tolerance, and regard respect for all religions as central to India’s idea of a nation. Published on 29...4 July 2021 2:15 AM GMT
Congress Government In Puducherry Loses Majority After Two MLAs Resign In Two Days
The resignations from the members come just ahead of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Puducherry tomorrow. After four MLAs resigned from the assembly, with two of them quitting in the last two days, the Congress government has lost its...16 Feb 2021 1:39 AM GMT
Parties Wooing Minority To Get Majority In Coming Polls
The emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party at the Centre in 2014 and later in these states has brought the spotlight on the electoral behaviour of the minority community. The presence of significant Muslim votes and their ability to swing electoral ...22 Jan 2021 3:32 AM GMT
“Election during Ramazan will be difficult for minorities”: TMC leader
TMC leader Firhad Hakim said that election dates clashing with Ramazan will be difficult for people observing Roza. New Delhi| A day after the Election Commission of India announced the dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, leaders in the...11 March 2019 12:00 AM GMT
Reuters pair in Myanmar not jailed because of journalism: Suu Kyi
Hanoi | Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday that two Reuters journalists jailed for investigating a massacre in Rakhine state were not convicted because they were journalists but because they broke the law. Wa Lone, 32, and ...13 Sep 2018 7:02 AM GMT
Minority appeasement is now a passé, it is the season of majority appeasement
Should cow and temple be the only two things that define the Hindu Majority electorally? Lo Behold, it is the season of appeasement this election year! The development is out of stock and issues of the common man aren’t doing well on the...5 Sep 2018 1:41 PM GMT
Why shouldn’t Jayant Sinha surprise us?
It was in the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi last year that I attended a lecture by Jayant Sinha. That was my first experience with him. The lecture was about the major breakthroughs in the Indian aviation industry since Modi government came to...13 July 2018 12:08 PM GMT