Indian Railways spent Rs 52.18 lakh to organise the inaugural function of the country’s first engineless semi-high speed train Vande Bharat express. The train was flagged off by prime minister Narendra Modi from New Delhi on February 15.
People stare at the barren fields. They remember how green this stretch was, what a dense jungle there was, even if it is difficult for a visitor to imagine so. This land once supported its people, providing them enough opportunity to earn from
Chartered accountants may have succeeded stupendously in business or as corporate heads. But as auditors, they haven’t given a sterling account of themselves as the gatekeepers they are meant to be. The whiff of chicanery hanging around lawy
What if Mahatma Gandhi were a policymaker in today’s modern world? How would he have framed public policies? Would he have gone with the trendy ‘evidence-based’ policymaking, or something else? Before going into that, let me stat
Yes, we must stand rock solid with the judiciary and the judges. We must protect the independence of the judiciary too. What does this mean in the present context of a very serious charge of sexual harassment levelled by a former employee of the c
Dressed in white shirt and pants, three time Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) corporator Manoj Kotak is now contesting from Mumbai north-east constituency. Kotak, representing BJP in the BMC, is ready to rally around Ward 125 in Gh
Sunil Bhatt, a Gujarat-based professional, has completed what is possibly the first PhD thesis on prime minister Narendra Modi. The thesis, titled ‘Leadership, Governance and Development: A case study of Shri Narendra Modi’,
A bench headed by chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in interim order on Friday asked all parties to submit receipts of the electoral bonds to the EC in sealed covers, while posting the matter for detailed hearing at an “appropriate dat
The general elections 2019 are taking place at a time when democracies around the world are facing an increased threat of distortions from a variety of digital platforms. A group of activists and former civil servants have joined hands in urging
Rare and historical data of the early Indian cinema and film industry will now be available online. The National Film Archive of India has released documents of the early Indian cinema and Indian film industry to make information available to film
After the appointment of PC Ghose, a retired supreme court judge, as the chairman of the Lokpal, how will the ombudsman function now? Selection of other members The selection
“Today is a historic day.. It is on this day that the Congress party launched its final assault on poverty. 5 Crore of the poorest families in India, will receive Rs. 72,000 Per Year #NyayForIndia is our dream & our pledge. T
View The announcement is related to ‘national security’, hence it does not violate the model code of conduct. Mission Shakti is undoubtedly a big achievement for the country as India has become the fourth count
Published ahead of World TB Day (24 March 2019), The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis estimates that there are significant financial benefits of reducing TB mortality. With the country shouldering one-fourth of the global burden and a predominant
India is unhappier than ever before. The United Nation`s World Happiness report 2019 has ranked India at the 140th position from the previous 133 in 2018, dropping seven spots in just a year and 23 positions since 2015.
Releasing a booklet on the railways achievements in the last five years, railways minister Piyush Goyal may have painted a rosy picture, but that does not subtract from its many troubles, chief among which is its worsening operating ratio.
The Congress party has unanimously supported Sheila Dikhshit`s decision to reject an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi. With the Congress shutting the prospect of alliance, the national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejri
The blame game between the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Railways continues after a foot overbridge collapsed near Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus on March 14. Six people have killed and over 31 injured in the mishap. The
To curb the use of black money in the coming 2019 General Elections, gather intelligence and keep a strict watch over movement of cash and valuables and other unlawful means of influencing elections in the constituencies of Mumbai, the Director Ge
While we toss in the dead pencil cells or dry cells in the dustbin we never give a thought about end-of-life management of these batteries. The recent study of Toxic Links on batteries titled ‘DEAD AND BURIED’ estimated 2.7 billion pie