Maharashtra farmers' protest: Devendra Fadnavis' Rs 34,000 cr loan waiver has left state in a no-win situation
The issue of farmers’ loan waiver has not died down even after the Maharashtra government on Saturday launched another scheme to provide Rs 34,020 crore debt relief to financially distressed farmers. The scheme will cover 89 lakh farmers and will see debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer being written off.
Chandrababu Naidu's threat to 'ignore' non-TDP voters is outrageous; CM is accountable for entire state
By threatening voters, Chandrababu Naidu has committed a serious folly, which merits the attention of the Election Commission of India.
Presidential Election 2017: Maharashtra may head for mid-term polls if Shiv Sena dumps Ram Nath Kovind
If the Sena weighs in with support for the Opposition candidate, then any rationale for remaining in the NDA at the Centre or in a post-poll partnership with the BJP in Maharashtra just ceases to exist.
Malayalee workers' migration to the Gulf had resulted in a need for domestic labourers in Kerala.
Maharashtra farmers' stir: Is BJP's loan waiver promise aimed at securing Shiv Sena support for presidential election?
The loan waiver deadline of 25 July hides a major political gambit by BJP, to ensure that its candidate for presidential elections secures Shiv Sena votes.
A team of 100 international experts recently studied Mumbai's footpaths, but the question in everybody's mind is if or not things will ever change
Ujjwal Nikam's phones stolen while his guards slept: Z-Plus security isn't all it's cracked up to be
When eminent lawyer Ujjwal Nikam, who has the highest level of security (Z-Plus), was travelling by train, he awoke from his slumber and put his hand under his pillow — horror of horrors — he found his cellphones that he had placed there for safekeeping were gone.
Maharashtra farmers' strike: It's time Devendra Fadnavis govt turns focus on the agrarian crisis, cuts out middlemen
Instead of the vested interests, the government should focus on farmers' issues — unremunerative pricing, absence of assured irrigation, debts to the extent of insolvency, high suicide rate, middlemen’s racketeering, lack of cold storage.
Presidential Election 2017: Sharad Pawar is keeping cards close to his vest, watch for ace up his sleeve
Why is it that NCP chief Sharad Pawar opted out of being the Opposition candidate for president?
The Bhupen Hazarika Bridge was inaugurated with much fanfare by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. but what about the unpleasant fall-outs of the bridge, like the 2,000 people in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh who were rendered jobless
The SPA status was contested by activists who feared alleged bending of rules
Jaywalking is wrong and puts one’s life and limbs at risk. But even at what should be the places where a pedestrian does not have to jaywalk but have protection from a vehicle, such provisions are missing.
The scent of politics is already in the air with the Mumbai Congress having him in the city though Tej Bahadur Yadav has said, in all fairness, that he would have come had it been any other political party.
Isn’t it odd that a party which has its nominee in the Maharashtra government led by Devendra Fadnavis should organize an agitation demanding the waiver of loans to farmers? And that the same party has an MP as part of the Modi-led NDA? It is another matter that it was done on the platform of a farmers’ organisation.
The sudden leap of faith in BJP simply because it changes all its candidates cannot be the answer.
MCD Election Results 2017: Arvind Kejriwal has to change his ways as perception is more important than reality
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi results show that AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has to change his ways because perception is more important than the reality.
Maharashtra govt's VAT hike on petrol: No efficiency in reducing expenses but spending binge continues
Despite successful attempts to shore up revenues, there has not been a single revenue-surplus budget in half a decade
Does one pay service charge in a restaurant where one likes the fare but is dissatisfied with the service? It can be a cause for flutter, which no one likes
Mumbai commuters know that the railway locals are cheapest and quickest from point to point trips but they also do need the buses for trips to and from the railway stations from homes and offices.
Liquor ban on highways: States sidestepping SC order, renaming 'city roads' to ensure bars stay open
Artfulness has returned to India with a rage following the Supreme Court ruling that banned liquor shops and bars along highways. Quick action in certain states have seen highways being denotified into streets