Walk the Talk With Kalraj Mishra
Jun 12, 2015
Opinion | Mukul Kesavan | Saturday September 26, 2015
One of the features of the present political moment is the richness of right-wing opinion that animates the columns of our newspapers and websites.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday August 7, 2015
More than 1,000 people were killed in communal riots in Bhagalpur nearly 25 years ago because "those who had the power to act, abandoned the quest". That's the searing indictment of policemen and the Congress government that was led by Satyendra Narayan Sinha by a retired judge who investigated the riots that scorched Bihar in 1989.
India News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday May 5, 2015
On Sunday, Mr Owaisi was at a book release function when he publicly questioned why the Bharat Ratna was given to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and why LK Advani was given the Padma Vibhushan.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Friday March 27, 2015
Might Atal Behari Vajpyaee be the best Congressman we never had? Given the company he has kept all his political life, he remains amazingly untainted by the vices of the family from which he has emerged - the Sangh Parivar.
Blog | Mohd Asim | Monday March 23, 2015
A Young Muslim's Take On Hashimpura, The Forgotten Massacre - by Mohd Asim
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Sunday January 25, 2015
His father's birth anniversary highlights a Sena that's lost, writes Kumar Ketkar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
The youngest son of Farooq Ahmad, the oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case who died on Wednesday, will now replace his father in the Supreme Court along with six other litigants in the case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
The oldest litigant in the Babri masjid case in Supreme Court, Mohammad Farooq, passed away due to old-age related ailments in Faizabad. He was 100.
Blog | Mohd Asim | Friday December 26, 2014
Mohd Asim disagrees with popular sentiment.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today ruled out post-poll alliance with BJP given its stand on issues like Article 370, Uniform Civil Code and Babri Masjid as also with any other party.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said since the Pime Minister and several Union Ministers, including Home Minister and Defence Minister, represent Uttar Pradesh in the Parliament, the state should get some benefits.
Surat News | Agencies | Friday July 18, 2014
The Supreme Court today acquitted all the 11 men who were convicted by a TADA court in Surat in connection with the 1993 twin blasts in the city. One girl was killed and 31 others were injured in the explosions.
Elections News | Indo-Asia News Service | Sunday April 20, 2014
BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that a solution needed to be found to the Ram temple issue within the constitutional framework.
Elections News | Anant Zanane | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Prominent Muslim clerics today asked for a boycott of both Congress and the BJP in the Lok Sabha election and urged Muslims to vote for secular candidates.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 4, 2014
The BJP has complained to the Election Commission against a sting operation on the 1992 Babri Mosque demolition at Ayodhya, being released two days before the general election.
India News | Anant Zanane | Monday October 14, 2013
An acutely embarrassed Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has suspended a top bureaucrat over a controversial letter that called for a meeting to discuss the "reconstruction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on lines of Somnath Temple."
India News | Reported by Anant Zanane; edited by Mala Das | Monday August 26, 2013
The Uttar Pradesh government's massive crackdown to prevent a Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) yatra in Ayodhya on Sunday, caused fireworks in Delhi on Monday.
Cheat Sheet | Anant Zanane | Sunday August 25, 2013
Top leaders of the right-wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad or VHP have been arrested this morning in Uttar Pradesh for insisting that they will defy a ban on an 19-day yatra or tour of the state, meant to culminate in Ayodhya with a demand for the construction of a Ram Mandir or temple for Lord Ram. All entry points into Ayodhya and neighbouring Faizabad...
India News | Anant Zanane | Sunday August 25, 2013
The Akhilesh Yadav government has already banned the procession, which, it says, is aimed at mobilising support for a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya where the Babri Masjid was demolished on December 6, 1992. The government has arrested more than 200 VHP members in Faizabad, Agra, Fatehpur and Kanpur districts.
India News | Anant Zanane | Thursday August 22, 2013
In four days from now, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad or the VHP plans to set off on a 300-km yatra around Ayodhya to revive its demand for a Ram temple, despite the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh having banned the yatra. This has brought the ruling Samjawadi Party in political confrontation with the VHP and other affiliates of the Rashtriya...
India News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday August 20, 2013
The hint is clear: the Gujarat Chief Minister cannot opt for an LK Advani-like image makeover in which the BJP patriarch had praised Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah on a visit to Pakistan in 2005.
Elections News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday February 20, 2014
LK Advani: The man and politics
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday March 22, 2013
March 12, 1993 changed India and Mumbai (then Bombay) forever. 12 bomb blasts across the financial capital left 257 dead and over 700 injured. But its long term impact was the communal fault lines it created in cosmopolitan Mumbai. Since then Mumbai has seen many more terror attacks. And every time an attack has taken place the notions of division ...
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday March 12, 2013
March 1993. I had just turned 14 a few months ago and was studying in the French town of Pondicherry. But for all those who had someone living in Bombay - as it was still known then - life's realities weren't lost on me.