Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that the Centre needs to recast its foreign policy, and adopt a give and take principle to maximise benefits for itself."Time has come for the Indian foreign policy to be recast more on a ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
'Those who feel the irresistible need to express strong sentiment for our nation and its contents must consider being pro-Indian, whether this Indian be jawan, cobbler, Kashmiri, lesbian, Dalit, protester, pujari, businessman or child,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com I am not pro-army. I'm not anti-army either. I recognise that military power is an essential requirement of the nation State. It is irresponsible to raise militias in charge of national defence (I am not ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
'The BJP has failed to protect cows.'Why doesn't the government say it is a government for cows, mandir and the Ganga?''Why don't they declare the cow as a national animal? On March 31, Pehlu Khan, 55, and four others, ferrying cows and calves in two vehicles, were on their way to Haryana from Jaipur when they were stopped by gau rakshaks or cow vigilantes near Alwar. The men were beaten up, their vehicles trashed. Khan succumbed to his injuries two days later. According to reports, Khan and ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'It is imperative that all parties make a commitment that they shall abide by the final decision of the Supreme Court.''This will be the best way to bring a closure.''It is time India moves on to face several other challenges,' says Dr Madhav Godbole, the distinguished civil servant who resigned as Union home secretary after the Babri Masjid demolition. Never before had the Bharatiya Janata Party won such a massive mandate in Uttar Pradesh. Its performance in the three other states, and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
“There is no need for us to investigate that Pakistan is a terror state. We already know it is. I request the government that status quo should not continue and it should explore options,” Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar said. The government on Friday disfavoured in the Rajya Sabha passing of any law to declare countries as ‘Sponsor of Terrorism’ after which a private member’s bill brought with Pakistan in mind was withdrawn. The ‘Declaration of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Claiming that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has “grown old” and must be “feeling tired”, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said his party and ally Samajwadi Party would form a “government of youth” in Uttar Pradesh. This government of youth, he claimed, will make UP “the factory of the world” and even former first lady of the USA Michelle Obama would find ‘Made in Jaunpur’ embossed over her kitchen utensils. “Prime ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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