In the midst of President Donald Trump's speech on Afghanistan - where he pledged to "fight to win" the war that has dragged on for 16 years - he included an unexpected swipe at America's "natural ally" India.
It would be typical of the BJP and its narrow reading of women's rights to attempt to hijack struggles of minority women for reforms in their personal laws and to insert their own agenda, namely, to impose a uniform civil code.
The top court has not just termed triple talaq unconstitutional , illegal and against the teachings of the Quran, but it has also affectively insulated Muslim women from being divorced in a jiffy and will henceforth have the same rights as their counterparts on other religions in matters of marriage .
The factions have been sternly told to get together, failing which their remaining four years in office would be in jeopardy of yielding to President's Rule. Fearing the ballot-box even more than fearing Amit Shah, EPS and OPS have agreed to say, "I do" even if their principal bone of contention - ridding the party of Sasikala - remains open on the...
Unlike Ratan Tata, who was in control of the group holding company's board, Murthy -- and the other co-founders, if they side with him -- are just shareholders taking on a hostile board from the outside.
BJP President Amit Shah has set a target of 350 seats for the party in the 2019 general election. He is gearing up the cadre for this fantastic task in right earnest. One cannot predict an electoral outcome 21 months in advance unless one is a soothsayer. Still, there is enough reason to take the BJP target seriously.
Vishal Sikka's resignation as chief executive officer of Infosys Ltd. is part of a much-needed cultural reboot at the Indian software exporter. But the process won't be complete as long as the current board hangs around to sing dirges of victimhood.
Words, words, words. And yet more words. For the last three years, the nation has had to sit through a cataract of alliterations and acronyms flowing from the ramparts of the Red Fort to end up misinformed, misled and misdirected by a cocktail of evasions, half-truths and white lies. This Independence Day has been no different.
Article 35A should be approached dispassionately so that the Supreme Court can take a legal view of the entire issue rather than creating any impediment as is being done by a few who will be denuded of all their powers to dictate anything and everything that happens in Jammu and Kashmir.