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Bofors was a game-changer, both for Indian politics and journa...

Photo: The Hindu Photo Library PIECING THE PUZZLE: N. Ram in his office at The Hindu during the Bofors story days. TOPICS An interview with N. Ram, former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu What is it that you learnt at Columbia that helped shape ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

Lights camera politics

Rajinikant recently surprised his fans all over the globe by hinting at a possibility of him joining politics. The switch from acting to politics is not new in the Indian political scenario. From venturing for brief periods to switching parties, ...
 FilmFare.com3 days ago

No'Dhanush'for the Army?

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS After placing an initial order of 114 indigenously-made Dhanush howitzers, there are doubts whether the Army will go ahead with the purchase even though a snag in the gun has been sorted out. The ...
 The Hindu6 days ago
Indian Express

Against the grain

The original aam aadmi chief minister Manohar Parrikar brings his pragmatism and innovation to the office of the defence minister In a city teeming with sycophants, Manohar Parrikar is the rare Narendra Modi loyalist who can be counted on to ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has his hands full  Indian Express1 week ago

Bihar ready for another surprise

RJD and JD(U) working towards merger to take on BJP in 2015 Assembly polls Manoj Chaurasia Patna, 12 November Bihar looks ready to throw another surprise at the political front very soon. After burying their two ...
 The Statesman1 week ago

The Tender Trap

In January this year, the UPA government at the Centre scrapped a decision to purchase 12 luxury helicopters from AgustaWestland, an Anglo-Italian company. The action was seen as a desperate attempt on the part of the government to wriggle out of ...
 Businessworld India1 week ago

The godman for all seasons... and reasons

The Bharatiya Janata Party's hot saffronite swami is yoga teacher Ramdev. Sunil Sethi explains   Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs Baba Ramdev during ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. Photograph: Vijay Verma / PTI Photo In rishi bhoomi, Land of Sages, there is a godman for every season -- and every reason. Indira Gandhi's yoga teacher Dhirendra Brahmachari amassed a fortune. P V Narasimha Rao and K Natwar Singh had Chandra Swami, an ace globetrotting fixer ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Sunil Sethi: A godman for every reason  Business Standard India1 week ago

What is wrong in this man being a governor?

'Judging by the conduct of two governors of Kerala and one governor from Kerala, Congressmen treated Raj Bhavan as a transition point before taking a flight back into active politics,' says T V R Shenoy. Constitutional experts,' V M Sudheeran huffed after Palaniswamy Sathasivam, left, replaced Sheila Dikshit at Raj Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram, 'should analyse whether it is proper to appoint a former Chief Justice of India as the Governor of a state.' Really? Arguably, there cannot be a group ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Govt may relax norms for authorized defence agents  Times of India1 month ago Government may relax norms for authorized defence agents  Economic Times1 month ago

Politicising India's dirty wealth trail

BJP's attempt to milk the black money issue once again reveals that a change of government does not necessarily entail a change in governance So it is yet again a case of putting the cart before the horse — or so it seems — with India's attempt ...
 Gulf News2 weeks ago
Indian Express

With Asthaana all set to join CBI, state hunts for suitable successor

Asthaana's appointment in the CBI is, however, waiting for official confirmation in the absence of the appointment of the CVC, who clears such postings. With Surat Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthaana all set to join the Central Bureau of ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
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