Apr 19, 2014 01:55 AM
It has been a fairly smooth ride so far with the fifth phase of polling covering the largest number of 121 parliamentary constituencies across 12 States on a single day to elect new members to the 16th Lok Sabha witnessing a heavy voter turnout on Thursda
Apr 19, 2014 01:49 AM
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures: supersession is rare in the Indian military hierarchy, and experience in heading an operational command is normally a prerequisite for becoming the Chief of the Naval Staff. The Indian Navy’s new
Apr 19, 2014 01:45 AM
That the rich and the poor, the underdog and the privileged, have responded in equal measure to the desire for political change is a measure of the Aam Aadmi Party’s success The sight of a Chief Minister huddled under a razai (quilt) during the he
Apr 18, 2014 01:22 AM
With India consuming high levels of energy, serious efforts need to be taken by the new government to avoid a severe energy supply crunch India will soon witness a new government in control. Among the multitude of burning issues, the new government will
Apr 18, 2014 01:21 AM
A plane disappeared from the skies, and yet there have been no public expressions of outrage, says the husband of Chandrika Sharma, a passenger Casual conversations have a way of suddenly turning serious, sometimes even fiery. There was one such c
Apr 18, 2014 01:21 AM
Tiny nuclear power plants that could be far cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts could herald the future for an energy industry that has come under scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster. William Magwood, the incoming head of the Nuclear Ene
Apr 18, 2014 12:28 AM
Price rise is one of the key issues in this election, and the latest data on inflation spell bad news for the incumbent UPA government; the monster is rearing its head again after lying low over the last three months. Retail inflation, specifically food p
Apr 18, 2014 12:23 AM
The April 11 resignation of U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius shows both the importance of President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare legislation, passed in 2009, and the extreme partisan divisions which obtain in th
Apr 18, 2014 12:17 AM
There is unquestionable value in a general policy of reservation because it attacks caste-based inequities that have proved so damaging to our society; but through an ever-expanding scheme of reservation, we have lost sight of what our aims were in the fi
Apr 17, 2014 01:45 AM
The largely Indian designed Tejas light combat aircraft is not in the same class as the Rafale, but it is far more capable than the MiG-21s it was designed to replace The Defence Minister is entirely justified in refusing to sign a $20 billion contract
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