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23 Jun 2017

Opposition for Meira Kumar

23 Jun 2017 | 12:31 AM

NOTWITHSTANDING Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s defection from the Opposition ranks on the forthcoming Presidential election, the non-BJP parties have declared that they are not prepared to give the BJP nominee, Governor Ram Nath Kovind, an easy walk-over.

No free pilgrimage

23 Jun 2017 | 12:31 AM

DESTINATIONS were holy; however, the intent was not so holy and was steeped in vote-bank politics.

22 Jun 2017

White Paper or whitewash?

22 Jun 2017 | 12:27 AM

PUNJAB’S recent White Paper blames the previous Badal regime for burdening the state with a debt of Rs 29,919.96 crore and an interest liability of Rs 3,240 crore payable annually for the next 20 years. It pins the responsibility for the avoidable debt on “ineffective presentation” of Punjab’s case before the Centre.

Lalu must face the law

22 Jun 2017 | 12:27 AM

THE Income Tax Department on Monday seized benami properties, presumably owned by RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter, son-in-law and son who is the Bihar Deputy Chief Minister. Lalu Prasad is among the most vocal challengers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP.

21 Jun 2017

Fighting on empty

21 Jun 2017 | 12:21 AM

THE dazzling Paris international air show provided the perfect setting for a head-turning deal between the Tatas and Lockheed Martin for manufacturing the iconic F-16 fighters in India.

Punjab budget high on promises

21 Jun 2017 | 12:21 AM

SINCE the Punjab budget was expected to fulfill the ruling party’s poll promises, at least some of them, arranging money was the biggest challenge before Finance Minister Manpreet Badal.

20 Jun 2017

To Rashtrapati Bhavan

20 Jun 2017 | 12:42 AM

ON Monday the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party announced its preference for the next President of India: Governor Ram Nath Kovind of Bihar.

Grace in defeat

20 Jun 2017 | 12:42 AM

VIRAT KHHLI's grace in defeat needs to be emulated by the fans of Indian cricket.

19 Jun 2017

Wasting Assembly time

19 Jun 2017 | 2:05 AM

THERE is a new government in place in Punjab, steering its first substantial session of the state Assembly.

Bad to worse

19 Jun 2017 | 2:05 AM

KASHMIR is losing the count of its dead as the ongoing conflict enters a dangerous and audacious phase.

17 Jun 2017

Mission Parivar Vikas

17 Jun 2017 | 12:06 AM

THE Centre’s latest “out-of-the-box” idea to stabilise the population is a mix of the new and the mundane.

Now Bharat Bandh

17 Jun 2017 | 12:06 AM

TO politically highlight farmers’ plight, opposition parties have decided on a Bharat Bandh.