The hanging of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving terrorist of the 26/11 terrorist strike in Mumbai in 2008 has amply demonstrated that India as a democracy was committed to upholding the rule of law. Kasab was hanged on Wednesday morning at the Yervada jail in Pune following a decision, which was kept under wraps by the Centre and the State government. Read more
Like every election there have to be winners and losers. The US presidential poll was no different and in what was expected to be a close fight, Barack Obama was re-elected for his second term defeating Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee in a convincing manner. Read more
Pranab Mukherjee has got the opportunity to perhaps become the most distinguished President India has ever had. There are many who believe that he would have made an excellent Prime Minister but the coveted position of the head of the government could never be his due to uncertainties of politics. Read more
There have been very few political leaders in our country who have had clarity on various issues. 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