The sting operation by an Andhra TV channel which resulted in the resignation of the state Governor and veteran politician Narain Dutt Tewari goes on to indicate that those in public life in future will have to be extremely careful about what they do in private. Read more
In his first interview to Hindustan Times, the new BJP president Nitin Gadkari expressed the hope that several top leaders who had left the organization due to some reason or the other could return once they clarified matters to his and the party’s satisfaction. Read more
The recent rape of a Russian woman in Goa allegedly by a powerful politician has brought into focus many questions. The manner in which the police have dilly-dallied on the issue has cast an aspersion on the conduct of the men in uniform. Read more
In this age of scandals and price hikes, any kind of scam is possible. With the opposition parties fighting their own battle for survival, there appears to be no positive move to curb the rising prices, which have already gone through the roof. In Delhi and its surrounding areas, the increase has been phenomenal. From power to water and from buses to metro, there is an upward trend. Read more
The Lok Sabha set a new record when for perhaps the first time in its history, the House had to be adjourned during question hour because of lack of quorum on Monday. The question hour in both houses is regarded as sacrosanct since it gives an opportunity to members to make the government accountable for its actions.
A lot of information, which under normal circumstances may remain only in government files, comes out in the open when the minister who is accountable to Parliament is duty bound to share it. Read more