Congress Party holds primaries to make sure someone votes for its candidates

The 129-year-old Indian National Congress began a new and historic chapter after it instituted primary elections to select Lok Sabha candidates for the first time. Voting has already been held in two constituencies, and the path-breaking American-style process is expected

Congress Party holds primaries to make sure someone votes for its candidates

The 129-year-old Indian National Congress began a new and historic chapter after it instituted primary elections to select Lok Sabha candidates for the first time. Voting has already been held in two constituencies, and the path-breaking American-style process is expected

RSS man demands ban on ancient Hindu texts that “offend millions”

  Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh member and Shiksha Bhagao Andolan Samiti activist Dinanath Misra today sparked uproar by demanding a ban on ancient Indian texts that he said “denigrate and insult the religious sentiments of millions of practicing Hindus”. Misra defended

RSS man demands ban on ancient Hindu texts that “offend millions”

  Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh member and Shiksha Bhagao Andolan Samiti activist Dinanath Misra today sparked uproar by demanding a ban on ancient Indian texts that he said “denigrate and insult the religious sentiments of millions of practicing Hindus”. Misra defended

Arvind Kejriwal unveils new era of transparency with tweet about bowel movements

Running 102 fever since yesterday. Severe loose motions. Sad that i won't be able to attend office today. — Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 30, 2013 Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal unveiled a new era

Arvind Kejriwal unveils new era of transparency with tweet about bowel movements

Running 102 fever since yesterday. Severe loose motions. Sad that i won't be able to attend office today. — Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 30, 2013 Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal unveiled a new era

Madhu Kishwar’s “Modinama” sparks mass conversions to Islam in Gujarat

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Pravin Togadia strongly condemned the mass conversion of upper-caste Gujarati Hindus to Islam, accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of “minority appeasement” and indulging in “vote bank politics” by favouring Muslims in public policy. The

Madhu Kishwar’s “Modinama” sparks mass conversions to Islam in Gujarat

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Pravin Togadia strongly condemned the mass conversion of upper-caste Gujarati Hindus to Islam, accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of “minority appeasement” and indulging in “vote bank politics” by favouring Muslims in public policy. The

Religious leaders condemn superstition, black magic and irrational beliefs

Religious and civic leaders in Maharashtra united to condemn of the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar on 20 August 2013. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced the passage of an ordinance banning superstitious and irrational practices in the state.

Religious leaders condemn superstition, black magic and irrational beliefs

Religious and civic leaders in Maharashtra united to condemn of the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar on 20 August 2013. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced the passage of an ordinance banning superstitious and irrational practices in the state.

Political parties call for higher food subsidies to combat disastrous UPA policies

As a parliamentary vote on the National Food Security Ordinance nears, opposition parties have launched a blistering attack on what they believe to be rampant populism of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). “The government is doing irreparable damage to the

Political parties call for higher food subsidies to combat disastrous UPA policies

As a parliamentary vote on the National Food Security Ordinance nears, opposition parties have launched a blistering attack on what they believe to be rampant populism of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). “The government is doing irreparable damage to the

Exclusive Club of Nations rejects India’s carrier Vikrant

Angered by the well-publicised launch in Kochi of a partially complete aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, the London-based Exclusive Club of Nations (ECN) turned down India’s latest membership application as premature. “We are getting tired of constantly receiving incomplete applications from

Exclusive Club of Nations rejects India’s carrier Vikrant

Angered by the well-publicised launch in Kochi of a partially complete aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, the London-based Exclusive Club of Nations (ECN) turned down India’s latest membership application as premature. “We are getting tired of constantly receiving incomplete applications from

Indian spooks call for lower trade barriers to crush Pakistan

In a joint statement issued on Friday, several serving Indian military, intelligence and diplomatic operatives angrily denounced a letter written by a group of retired military, intelligence and diplomatic officials that called for India to freeze talks and to “impose

Indian spooks call for lower trade barriers to crush Pakistan

In a joint statement issued on Friday, several serving Indian military, intelligence and diplomatic operatives angrily denounced a letter written by a group of retired military, intelligence and diplomatic officials that called for India to freeze talks and to “impose