Oct 1, 2014 02:56 AM
If Ms. Jayalalithaa remains in prison for some length of time, matters will be more complicated for Mr. Panneerselvam and his government. Tamil Nadu enters a new phase of governance with O. Panneerselvam being sworn in as head of the government under ex
Oct 1, 2014 02:52 AM
The medium-term picture, though, is still hazy with a number of unknown variables, and the RBI is obviously not willing to risk its projection of 6 per cent inflation by January 2016 going astray. The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) decision to main
Sep 30, 2014 01:26 AM
The forces from the two sides will now pull back to their September 1 positions before the crisis erupted in the Chumar sector in Ladakh, along the unclarified Line of Actual Control (LAC). The shadow of the latest bout of tensions on the Sino-Indian bo
Sep 30, 2014 01:18 AM
The carefully worded motion seeking approval for armed intervention promises that British aircraft will not bomb Syria, and there will be no British "boots on the ground". Armed with an overwhelming parliamentary endorsement, the British government has
Sep 29, 2014 01:52 AM
There is no doubt that the New York speech was a move by Mr. Sharif to blunt criticism by his opponents that he has been soft on India, and an effort by him to buy some peace with the Army. There has seldom been a time when the domestic politics ...
Sep 29, 2014 01:46 AM
The Shiv Sena could not compromise on the post of Chief Minister for Uddhav Thackeray; the BJP needed to spread its wings in Maharashtra to make the most of its Lok Sabha election victory. Vaulting ambition and deep desperation are very different states
Sep 28, 2014 02:34 AM
The conviction of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case by a Special Court in Bangalore is a significant vindication of a vital constitutional principle — that the rule of law be upheld for all citizens including
Sep 27, 2014 01:00 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not have asked for a better boost to his Make in India campaign than this: ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has revised the outlook on India to “Stable” from “Negative”, while
Sep 27, 2014 12:53 AM
The National Democratic Alliance government should weigh the huge human implications of its move to curtail the reach of the world’s largest public works employment programme – schemes under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarant
Sep 26, 2014 12:53 AM
With 35 engagements planned over five days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States will be a whirl of events. He will take centre-stage in Madison Square Garden and Central Park, not to mention the world stage at the United Nation
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