The humiliation of 1962, the Rubaiya Sayeed hostage crisis, the Al Faran kidnapping of foreign tourists, IC 814... or even the recent abduction of the district collector of Malkangiri in Orissa and a junior engineer by Maoists...
Has Kannada become a language that only receives knowledge? How does one end this lament?
“The police had the guts to enter the high court to beat up advocates, even some judicial officers and damage court property, but they do not have the guts to face these students who ride on the roof of buses?”
Despite a worsening operating ratio, the good railway minister may as well have been releasing her poll manifesto for the coming West Bengal elections, with undisguised populism ruling the roost
'We are making every effort ... No one should have any doubt that those found guilty of manipulating the system unfairly will be severely dealt with under the law'
I will be the last person to deny that some unfortunate developments have taken place in the area of telecom, in the area of Commonwealth Games. Those concerns are being addressed'...
Every month more evidence piles up, suggesting that online comment threads and forums are being hijacked by people who aren’t what they seem to be
The world, and the US in particular, is yet to respond unambiguously to the continuing adventurism of a nation that should have been declared rogue more than two decades ago
Americans should stay away from idle talk in newspaper op-eds and elsewhere about “securing” Pakistan’s nukes by force. Such chatter is not only unrealistic, but counterproductive
Conspiracy theory accepted by the court but main accused Maulvi Umarji among those acquitted for the 2002 Godhra train burning
We are a functioning democracy and must strive to resolve our differences in a spirit of accommodation and collaboration not confrontation. This, I hope, will renew our confidence in India's forward march'
The leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha launched a scathing attack on the Prime Minister in his reply to the debate on the President's address in the budget session.
... and no power on earth can put it back. It is the genie of revolution, of renewal, of rejuvenation, that is now haunting all the regimes in the region.
Even by Col Gaddafi's standards, it was an extraordinary speech, full of melodramatic defiance against almost everyone, divorced from reality, delusional, long-winded and rambling
And now a song adds to Chinese nervousness and gets blacked out by the Chinese Ministry of Public Security
And the faulty premise that negotiations with terrorists automatically mean capitulation by the state
(i) Combat inflation (ii) Address the concern regarding lack of probity and integrity in public life; (iii) Sustain growth with equity (iv) maintain internal and external security (v) protect our interests in global fora.