Friday, May 13, 2022

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The Urdu press must do more for liberal values

Does Urdu journalism go along with a world where the media takes pride in justifying the government instead of questioning its anti-people policies?...

Upholding the right to repair

Though the world of consumer technology is bustling with electronic goods, options to get them repaired are getting fewer. Repairing is becoming unreasonably...

Lieutenant General Manoj Pande Is First Engineer To Be Army Chief: 10 Points

<!-- -->Lt General Manoj Pande has been conferred with the award Param Vishisht Seva MedalNew Delhi: Lt General Manoj Pande will take charge...

A driver-less car is stopped by the police. A metaphor for Big Tech is born

It could have been an April Fool’s joke or, perhaps, even a scene from a B-grade horror flick. In a dimly-lit street on...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa is facing his final reckoning

The unprecedented economic crisis in Sri Lanka has led to a serious, ongoing crisis of governance. The country has no dollars, no access...

Wodehouse runs into Heavy Weather

Gautam Navlakha, the veteran human rights activist accused in the Elgaar Parishad case, had requested a copy of The World of Jeeves and...

“Super-Talented” Vedant Patel “Helps President Every Day”: White House

<!-- -->Vedant Patel, 32, is the Assistant Press Secretary at the White House in the Biden AdministrationWashington: In a rare gesture, White House...

AAP won large mandate because it promised to address Punjab’s crises. It should get down to work

The run-up to the recently held Punjab elections saw political parties making tall promises to right wrongs in the state — the transfer...

Time to bid goodbye to AFSPA

As far back as 1776, Adam Smith in The Wealth of Nations reflected on the harmful effects of laws that “often continue in...

Jharkhand man killed by in-laws over three marriages, skeleton found

A 35-year-old man was killed allegedly by his in-laws in Jharkhand’s East Singhbhum district for getting married for the third time, police said...

A Profile Of Shehbaz Sharif, Who May Become Pak PM

<!-- -->Shehbaz Sharif is the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.If Imran Khan loses the no-confidence vote, a new government could be headed by...

March 31, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Maneka Ousted

Indira Gandhi personally asked Maneka Gandhi to “get out” of 1 Safdarjung Road immediately after Monday’s elections to the Rajya Sabha were over...

19-year-old woman killed in Vadodara

The 23-year-old man arrested for allegedly killing a 19-year-old woman who rejected his proposal to be in a relationship with him had planned...

Jada Pinkett Smith: Key Facts About Star Who is Among “100 Most Powerful”

<!-- -->Jada Pinkett Smith married actor Will Smith in 1997. (AFP Photo)Actor Will Smith stormed the Oscars 2022 stage and struck comedian Chris...

This horrific war must end

I have been extremely distressed by the war which Russia is waging on Ukraine (that will enter the 32nd day when you read...

Baby Rani Maurya: Former Uttarakhand Governor Enters Active Politics

<!-- -->Lucknow: An influential Jatav leader, Baby Rani Maurya last year resigned from the Uttarakhand governor's post, taking a plunge into active politics.On...

Danish Azad Ansari: Lone Muslim Face In New Yogi Cabinet

<!-- -->Danish Azad Ansari was nominated to the Urdu Language Committee in Yogi government in October 2018 (File)Lucknow: Danish Azad Ansari is the...

Yogi Adityanath Leads ‘Under 50’ Chief Ministers, 5 Out Of 6 Helm States Without Dynasty

<!-- -->Yogi Adityanath took oath today as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for the second time (File)New Delhi: The flock of 'under 50' Chief...

‘Congress’ The Reason Why UP Minister Changed Name After Joining BJP

<!-- -->Swatantra Dev Singh was elevated to the post of the UP BJP chief in 2019. (File)Lucknow: An influential OBC leader and currently...

“Bulldozer Baba” Yogi Adityanath Comes Back Stronger For Second Term

<!-- -->This time round, Yogi Adityanath's appointment as the UP Chief Ministerwasn't much of a surprise.Lucknow: Yogi Adityanath was an unexpected pick by...

AK Sharma: A Close Confidante Of PM Modi, Now A Minister In Yogi Adityanath Government

<!-- -->AK Sharma was sworn in as Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister on Friday.Lucknow: Considered a close aide of PM Narendra Modi, Arvind Kumar...

Mutual understanding model of governance resonates with voters

The election results from Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur have surprised many eminent commentators and experts. Their surprise is born out of...

N Biren Singh, Ex Footballer And Journalist, Steers BJP Ship In Manipur

<!-- -->New Delhi: Footballer-turned-politician N Biren Singh is all set to take oath as Chief Minister of Manipur for the second term on...

The cost of Zelenskyy’s folly is being borne by his people

Three weeks into the vicious war in Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s statement that his country was not likely to join the NATO, combined...

Land resource management measures will impact larger economy

In her budget speech, the Finance Minister talked of land resource management. Any reform or initiative that strengthens land governance, impacts the economy...

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann Gets Down To Work After Taking Oath

<!-- -->Bhagwant Mann was sworn in as Punjab Chief Minister at Khatkar Kalan, ancestral village of Bhagat SinghChandigarh: From a comedian to Punjab...

Ukraine invasion and the great geopolitical reset

Major wars have significant consequences for the internal and international politics of the combatant nations. The 1971 war between India and Pakistan, for...

How ‘Jhund’ challenges what we expect from mainstream cinema

As I watched Nagraj Manjule’s Jhund, moved by the force of its storytelling and aesthetics, I couldn’t help but wonder what “smart” film...

Sukhbir Singh Badal: Finally Out Of His Father’s Shadow, But Long Way To Go Yet

<!-- -->Sukhbir Singh Badal himself is set to lose the contest from Jalalabad.Chandigarh: This year's Punjab Assembly polls came as a litmus test...

Akhilesh Yadav: Fought Hard But Failed To Send Yogi Adityanath “Back To Gorakhpur”

<!-- -->UP Election Results: Akhilesh Yadav Yadav entered politics in 2000. (File)Lucknow: While the BJP threw a pantheon of star campaigners, Akhilesh Yadav's...