Profile of Nagendar Sharma
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So says the first and highest ranking woman police officer of the country, pointing out that such incidents cannot be stopped till the time police reforms, as directed by the Supreme Court recently, are implemented.
The new BJP president on the challenges facing his party, infighting among second generation leaders, ideology, relationship with the Sangh, Advani, Uma Bharati and much else
This resolution wants Iran to shut shop, simply because the P5 are saying they do not trust you. Trust could be very tricky, it is Iran today and could be any other nation tomorrow, argue the former permanent representative to the UN and CPM's leader
The newly appointed minorities affairs minister, when asked about UP minister Haji Yaqoob Qureshi, maintains that 'first of all, action should be taken against those who initiated the cartoons and then let us talk about the reactions'. He also says,
'We would continue our efforts towards building a third alternative, but we do not want a communal government to replace the UPA at the centre,' says the General Secretary of the CPI.
The firebrand Hindutva icon on why she was expelled from the BJP, on Sonia Gandhi, on why the NDA did not hand over the undisputed land for temple construction and on plans for her new party.
'Rajnath Singh said a bill should be brought and passed retrospectively, whereas Jaitley said the bill should be passed but not retrospectively. However the BJP president again said this was not the case and it should be passed retrospectively only.
The former Chief Justice argues that changes in criminal law are urgently required. But the former Delhi Police Commissioner points to the conviction in the Tandoor case to argue that if the police do their job, justice can be meted out despite the p
How long would we keep on debating the causes of Meerut, Uphaar Cinema tragedy or Mandi Dabwali fire? What stops preventive and corrective measures to be taken urgently? Is blaming the authorities alone not a cop-out? Don't the private bodies need to
The anti-quota participant in the programme was not really qualified to debate the well-known social-scientist who argued that we can point out the flaws in quotas, but to say that the entire mechanism should be scrapped would be going too far.
We should be talking to Pakistan on issues which concern both the countries, but the worry begins when the internal J&K issue is treated as tri-lateral.
'Do not forget that student wing of Congress party, the NSUI has also opposed Fanaa in Gujarat and my petition also includes that,' argues the outspoken film director, reiterating also that 'it is wrong and illogical for the states to ban D
'Israel has attacked its neighbours many times after it was struck by violence, but it has provided no solution, instead it has led to escalation of tension in the region. All options must be looked into after Mumbai blasts, but we have to be careful
The law minister is blatant - says 'it has been respectfully conveyed to the President that suggestions given by him would be discussed in Parliament. His message would be read out in Parliament and discussion on the bill would centre around that.'
'We have around 2,50,000 elected panchayats in the country, for which more than 32 lakh elected representatives (more than the population of Norway) are working. Out of these 12 lakh elected representatives are women...'
I see that the world continues to move on as if nothing happened, people continue to lead their lives normally, despite the fact that an elderly college professor was murdered in broad daylight by goonda elements. Was the only fault of my father for
A former foreign minister of Pakistan and a former Indian high commissioner in Islamabad on whether General Musharraf can be trusted after the latest disclosures in his book.
Charges of corruption in defence deals are political witch-hunts and personal vendettas, claims the close aide of former Defence Minister George Fernandes and it affects morale of the armed forces. Nonsense, counters the former chief of Indian Navy.
Why is it that the young professionals like doctors, engineers, software professionals, finance consultants do not even go out to vote ? Aren't we a country of the young, ruled by the old, a country where cabinet ministers walk with the help of walki
The science, technology and ocean development minister on what went wrong, the proposal to set up DART, the need to co-ordinate between different departments and on the recent controversy with the home ministry. There is no cause for panic, he says,
'For us, Kashmir does not merely mean a few square kilometres of land ...' . The EAM on wide range of issues: tsunami aid, Indo-Pak, Palestine-Israel, J&K, SAARC, SC seat with veto in SC, foreign policy, and, yes, even Pokhran II...
The former CJI and former chairperson of NHRC on the politicisation of judiciary and what can be done to make it accountable and restore its credibility.
The Lok Sabha Speaker on his controversial suggestion for a presidential reference, the Speaker's meet which was boycotted by the speakers of the NDA-ruled states and the general state of pandemonium in the parliament.
So would the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus be able to serve as a stepping stone in resolving outstanding issues of dispute between India and Pakistan? The chiefs of PDP and the breakaway faction of APHC have expectedly divergent takes.