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Delayed may be but justice prevails

By Vijay Badhwar Justice prevailed. Finally, after seven long years. Four men found guilty of rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapist intern, Jyoti Singh, popularly known as Nirbhaya (fearless), were hanged early morning at 5.30 am on March 20 in Tihar Gaol in Delhi bringing to conclusion a seven-year-long trial. They were: Akshay Kumar […]

Trump India visit makes good optics

By Vijay Badhwar Prime Minister Modi must be banking on second term election of US President Trump to invest so much goodwill on the family’s recent one-and-a-half-day visit to his (Modi’s) home state Ahmedabad, the monument of love -Taj Mahal- and lastly, capital Delhi. The optics of Air Force One landing in Ahmedabad and the […]

Indore-Bhopal to host 21st edition of IIFA Awards from March 27-29

By Manju Mittal The 21st edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards) will be held in Indore from March 27-29, while Bhopal will host a function in run up to the mega Bollywood event, it was announced here on Monday. This was announced by IIFA organisers in the presence of Bollywood actors […]

AAP’s ‘Jhaadu’ sweeps Delhi

By Vijay Badhwar It is second time in a row (if one ignores the first time few-days-long AAP government as a minor aberration) that the Aam Admi Party (AAP) led by Arvind Kejriwal has swept the Delhi elections – in 2015, 67-3, and in the just-held contest 62-8, the consolation seats going to Bharatiya Janata […]

Developments in Kashmir set off chain of global reactions

By Shantanu Roy-Chaudhary With the Narendra Modi-led government revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) through the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution on August 5, the ‘most dangerous place on earth,’ a remark made by former President Bill Clinton, has again become the centre of attention in South Asia With […]

PM Modi has never requested Trump to mediate on Kashmir issue

July 22. The Ministry of External affairs, Government of India, has reiterated long-held position that the Kashmir issue is to be discussed bilaterally between India and Pakistan. In a sharp rebuttal to U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments, the government denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had requested Mr. Trump to mediate between India and Pakistan. Statement […]

२०१९ लोक सभा चुनाव उपरान्त, राहुल-मोदी संवाद

संतराम बजाज   “नमस्कार मोदी जी|,” फोन उठाने पर आवाज़ आई| “नमस्कार, कौन बोल रहा है” “इतनी जल्दी भूल गए ? वही ‘चौकीदार चोर है’ वाली मधुर आवाज़ वाला|” “ही!ही! – अरे राहुल बाबा – तुम्हारा हारने के बाद रो रो कर गला कुछ सूख गया है, इसलिए पहचान नहीं पाया| वैसे गला तो मेरा […]

All India chants: Modi, Modi, Modi

By Vijay Badhwar Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has swept to power for his second term in a resounding victory encompassing the whole country. There is no Hindi belt any more, nor a North-South-East-West divide; it’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) all the way. BJP has crossed the 300 barrier on its own, nearly winning 20 […]

India and U.S. Bilateral trade meeting

India and the United States held the India-U.S. Bilateral Trade meeting in New Delhi on May 6, 2019. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Government of India and Mr. Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, United States of America co-chaired the bilateral meeting. Both the co-chairs, Suresh Prabhu and Mr. Wilbur Ross […]

The Battle begins

By Vijay Badhwar The election dates in the world’s largest democracy, for the 16th time since its inception, have been announced to begin on April 11 and end on May 19.Nine hundred million voters are eligible to vote in the mega elections, 15 million among them being first time voters. They will cast their votes […]

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