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Why India's new assertive Kashmir policy is essential

No more tolerance for terror. No more protection for separatists. Full integration of Kashmir into India.

Feb 27, 2019, 18:59 PM IST

Hate against migrants not new in India, but there is more to it than meets the eye

These episodes have repeatedly happened across the country, but little attention is given to the reasons for migration.

Oct 11, 2018, 12:07 PM IST

Talk of South-North tax divide is mischief, focus on court pendencies instead

That the payment of taxes is without quid pro quo is a basic lesson in law schools.

Aug 27, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor must chill, 'Hindu Pakistan' remark was unnecessary hyperbole

Maybe the hyperbole confirms that Shashi Tharoor has fully joined the ranks of Indian political tradition.

Jul 13, 2018, 14:07 PM IST

No government has followed the mandate of Article 370, it is time to change that

If we don't really care about following the letter and spirit of Article 370, we can get rid of it.

Jul 13, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

Fog of war over Article 370 has created too many myths

The repeal of Article 370, which gives autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir, has long been a controversial topic in Indian politics.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:44 AM IST

Simultaneous elections a 'total misadventure', considering them is 'useless': DMK chief MK Stalin to Law Commission

Implementing the very idea would mangle the Constitution of India in a way that the Supreme Court has already ruled out, was among the points Stalin made.

Jul 08, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Simultaneous elections will decimate federal structure of India, says MK Stalin: Full text of letter

Stalin responded on behalf of his party, the DMK, to the Law Commission, which had sought opinion on holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state Assemblies.

Jul 08, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Jawaharlal Nehru's constitutional amendment curbing free speech may have been unconstitutional: Arun Jaitley

The First Amendment may not stand judicial scrutiny under the 'Basic Structure Doctrine', Jaitley speculated.

Jul 06, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

AAP vs Centre: No new powers for Delhi government, says Arun Jaitley on Supreme Court verdict

Nothing has changed, Jaitley indicated in a Facebook post.

Jul 05, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Indian nationalism is not destructive: What Pranab Mukherjee told RSS in Nagpur

The former First Citizen presented a different interpretation to a new audience, all while refraining from outright political references.

Jun 07, 2018, 20:58 PM IST

India's judges don't like to be judged, and petty politics is not going to fix it

The attempt by the Congress-led opposition to impeach the Chief Justice of India reeks of street politics, not statesmanship.

Apr 26, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Jayanti: Top quotes of Babasaheb

On the 127th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar, let us remember him for his words. Here are 10 inspiring quotes by him.

Apr 14, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

South vs North: Not biased against any region, says PM Narendra Modi in Chennai over money sharing row

Modi claimed his government has suggested incentives to states that have controlled their population growth, but did not offer any details.

Apr 12, 2018, 14:36 PM IST

Caste, communists, cinema, Cauvery: Why BJP cannot jump easily over the C factors in southern India

The southern states are miles ahead or miles away from most of BJP's pet poll planks: national security, law and order, Hindutva and the fight against corruption.

Apr 10, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

Southern Finance Ministers meet to discuss revenue loss because of Modi government's proposal

The southern states feel they are being penalised for successfully implementing the Centre's programmes to control population growth, while at the same time rewarding the northern states for their abject failure on this count.

Apr 10, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

We need to resist: Siddaramaiah calls for CMs of southern states to oppose Modi government proposal

Concern and unity are growing in the south over the Modi government's proposal to divide Central funds on the basis of 2011 census.

Mar 23, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

Full text of letters MK Stalin wrote to PM Narendra Modi, 10 Chief Ministers warning of unfair financial allocations to states

Stalin had warned of grave discontent in the states that would be penalised for successfully controlling their populations.

Mar 21, 2018, 14:14 PM IST

Discontent and unrest: MK Stalin's warning to PM Narendra Modi on money share of states

Stalin has also written to the Chief Ministers of 10 states that will be affected by the Centre's decision, asking them to oppose the Centre. There isn't a single BJP or NDA CM on this list.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:47 PM IST

BJP, RSS hell-bent on changing Constitution, alleges Congress in new video

The Congress on Monday unleashed a scathing attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), accusing it of being hell bent on changing the Constitution of India. In a video released on microblogging site Twitter, the Congress claimed quoted several RSS ideologues on their opinion about the Constitution.

Jan 22, 2018, 12:16 PM IST