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Feb 17, 2012
Is our disappointment with low voter turnout in south Mumbai valid?Why do the ‘tony’ neighbourhoods not vote while citizens in areas like Vikhroli and Bhandup show such great enthusiasm? This writer argues that they don't need to.
Feb 14, 2012
Need for critical study of regulatory framework: PMThe Prime Minister today said there was a need for a critical study of the existing regulatory framework to find out whether they impede development and growth of employment without really contributing to labour welfare.
Feb 14, 2012
If speeches win elections, Raj Thackeray is streets aheadRaj Thackeray has outgunned most other state leaders in robust speeches that pulled no punches. We will know if it worked after 16 February.
Feb 13, 2012
Indians have stashed over $500 bn in banks abroad: CBIIndians are the largest depositors in banks abroad with an estimated 500 billion US dollars (nearly Rs 24.5 lakh crore) of illegal money stashed by them in tax havens, the CBI Director said today.
Feb 12, 2012
UP 2012: In Jaunpur muscle power reigns supremeThe ideology of Jaunpur’s politicians can be best described by a Sanskrit term — ‘Aham Brahamaswa’ (I am everything). “Nobody”, is the answer all of them give, when asked about their closest competitors in the district, which goes to poll on 15 February.
Feb 10, 2012
Dramatic last moments of Nasheed as Maldivian presidentThe dramatic last moments of Maldivian President Nasheed at his official residence as the head of the nation, was posted on youtube by his detractors. Watch it here!
Feb 09, 2012
EC censures Salman Khurshid for his remarks on sub-quotaThe EC order came on BJP's complaint about Khurshid's remarks, asking the Commission to take action against him for violation of the model code of conduct.
Feb 08, 2012
BJP porn row: Hypocrisy of the Indian Right is not a secret nowThe party is yet to grow to its potential because of the activities of the Hindu fundamentalist outfits.
Feb 08, 2012
After Nasheed's resignation, Vice-President Hassan sworn inMohammed Waheed Hassan, who previously worked as a top UNICEF official, was sworn in as the new Maldivian president in the afternoon.
Feb 07, 2012
Super PACs: The new flood of money poisoning US politicsUnprecedented amounts of money are flooding into the US presidential election campaign. Critics are predicting a scandal. Will even that be enough to trigger reform in the money-soaked black market that has become American politics?