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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s three-day interface with a wide section of political establishment and the society marks an equally decisive shift as Vajpayee had sought to do in 1980.

CBI to now go after Lalit Modi Sep 18 2018

The Union government has given permission to the CBI to take up the Rs 468 crore fraud involving former IPL chairman Lalit Modi and others.

The rise of non-ideological election managers Sep 17 2018

Twitter warriors, Facebook champions and analysis fanatics have begun to emerge out of woodworks to claim their place in the political sun as the countdown for the great festival of Indian democracy gets into motion.

As 2019 approaches, politics making for strange bedfellows Sep 14 2018

Indian politics slowly resembles a simulated war game. As the elections to the next general elections draw closer, newer permutations and combinations are being worked out.

<b>Exclusive</b>: Raghuram Rajan Sounds Warning On MUDRA, Kisan Credit Cards Sep 11 2018

The credit targets are sometimes achieved by abandoning appropriate due diligence, creating the environment for future non-performing assets (NPAs).

Stage set for the grand battle of 2019 Sep 09 2018

PM Narendra Modi’s concluding address at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) two-day national executive meeting sets the tone for ruling party’s great battle of 2019. The general election to Lok Sabha will see Modi put out a defiant act in defending his govt’s overall performance.

A Bank Of Many Hopes In The Red Light Area Of Sonagachi Sep 09 2018

Every morning, sex workers at seedy Sonagachi, one of Asia’s largest red-light districts, invoke the Sun God with waters of the holy Ganges gushing from roadside spigots. And then, they slowly walk into a dilapidated building the women call a House of Hope.

Queensland pushes for action on Adani Sep 08 2018

Australia’s Queensland province is likely to prosecute the Ahmedabad-based Adani Group on charges of releasing highly coal polluted water into the Great Barrier Reef, which carries a World Heritage Area tag.

Top cop fights top investigator in Sarada case Sep 06 2018

A curious case of a top cop fighting a top investigator in the Rs 12,000 crore Sarada scam has snowballed into a major controversy involving the ruling BJP-led NDA government and the Trinamool Congress in Bengal.