The scheme aims to provide quality nutritious food for just Rs 8 to to 4.87 crore people every year and the kitches will be monitored through mobile apps and CCTV, officials said
The former PM's centenary celebrations should be an occasion to reflect on Congress' blind supplication to the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty rather than an empty exercise in symbolism
The PTI building stands on land leased for pittance by the government, besides it getting a substantial taxpayers’ money — over Rs 9 crore annually of its Rs 110 crore-odd revenue from subscriptions and services.
45 years later, how Indira Gandhi's 1975 Emergency appears through the lens of the Films Division of India
When the Emergency was declared on 25 June 1975, the Films Division's resources were marshalled to defend the clampdown and sing the praises of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her Twenty Point Programme.
Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves
Nirmala Sitharaman's advisers have been speaking of why fiscal prudence is important to avoid India being downgraded from investment grade by global credit rating agencies
Is this government pushing India back to the Indira era? Idea of economic nationalism will work only if backed by structural reform
Narendra Modi, who had positioned himself over the years as a trade liberalist and a free-trade champion on global platforms such as Davos, has been taking an increasingly and distinctly protectionist turn.
Coronavirus outbreak: A guide to films, shows, podcasts to indulge in during this period of self-quarantine
In times of social distancing and isolation during the coronavirus outbreak, the best one could do to entertain oneself through various shows, films, and podcasts.
Yes Bank crisis: Best practices needed as benchmark to govern banks; govt should consult with veteran bankers for solutions
Recent days have seen RBI governor Shaktikanta Das pulling up public sector banks for poor credit growth even as Kapoor's Yes Bank shenanigans were simmering in the backdrop.
Dhaka to invite Narendra Modi for its centenary celebrations next month; 'India played intrinsic role in our liberation' says Bangladeshi diplomat Saida Muna Tasneem
India played an intrinsic role in the country's liberation, according to Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem
Delhi's Seelampur: Metaphor for new kind of India where Hindu-Muslim divisions are cast in steel and concrete, and political conflict mediated by the bomb
Each galli in Seelampur is, among other things, a border between faiths and social classes. For prospect-less young people in this part of Delhi, a cohort that grew ever-faster as the economy began to splutter, the gangster and god became the only sources of agency and self-worth. The temple or the mosque offered at least a simulacrum of social respectability.
Under Narendra Modi and S Jaishankar, India's foreign policy sheds penchant for Nehruvian principles to chart out right course for diplomacy
Blundering into the Kashmir plebiscite issue and compounding it by not abrogating Article 370, for the past so many years, was a result of misguided imperiousness.
'There was an air of freedom in the country': Arun Jaitley on post-Emergency euphoria, in posthumously published book
With a foreword by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Juggernaut Books has posthumously published Arun Jaitley's A New India: Selected Writings 2014 — 19. Read an excerpt here.
PSA has been used over the decades in Kashmir as a quick-fix, but longterm damage on the republic will be serious
As Indians debate the incarceration of three former chief ministers under the PSA — Sheikh Abdullah's son, Farooq Abdullah; grandson, Omar Abdullah; their dogged opponent, Mehbooba Mufti— it's critical to understand the PSA isn't significant just for its constitutional perversions
The paradise India is constructing in Kashmir looks a lot like a prison, seems to be a throwback to 1951
Kashmir's long and tragic history as a site for experiments in utopianism ought to inform our understanding of the bizarre spectacle of two former chief ministers being arrested under the Public Safety Act
Nirmala Sitharaman to present Budget 2020 tomorrow: From preparation to presentation and tweaks in age-old practices; all you need to know
According to Article 112 of the Constitution of India, the Union Budget of a year is the annual financial statement of the estimated receipts and expenditure of the Central government for that particular financial year.
Congress slams Sanjay Raut's remark on Savarkar, says Kalapani convicts who never sought British mercy deserve Bharat Ratna
The Congress' reaction came within hours of Raut stating that those opposing the Bharat Ratna award for Savarkar should be made to spend at least two days in the erstwhile colonial prison to understand the hardships faced by him during his incarceration
'Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar must spend two days at Andaman jail': Sanjay Raut's veiled jibe at Congress
Raut's statement comes across as a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who earlier in December at Ramlila grounds in Delhi had launched a scathing attack on the Centre.
Sanjay Raut withdraws 'Indira Gandhi used to meet Karim Lala' comment after Congress objection, says ally 'need not feel hurt'
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said that if his statement claiming that former prime minister Indira Gandhi used to meet yesteryear don Karim Lala, has affected the image of the former prime minister then he withdraws from his statement.
Sanjay Raut's statement on Indira Gandhi meeting gangster Karim Lala taken out of context, says Aaditya Thackeray
Aaditya Thackeray said workers of his party Shiv Sena will never make any unpleasant remark against the former prime minister.
Congress leaders warn Sanjay Raut against 'false campaign' on Indira Gandhi, ask him to withdraw 'ill-informed' remark
The Congress leader's remark comes after Raut on Wednesday claimed that the former prime minister used to go and meet yesteryear don Karim Lala, who operated in smuggling, narcotics, gambling, forced property evictions, and extortion rackets in Mumbai for over two decades.