The fact that this has been the grandest build-up to an under-17 FIFA event should make us reflect on what this tournament has come to mean for India.
In a series of tweets, Babul Supriyo, who is Union minister of state for heavy industry, made light of the crime a senior BJP leader’s son in Chandigarh has been accused of committing.
While politicians governing sports bodies is not an aberration, the political expediency which seems to colour Supriyo’s appointment is troubling.
NE Dispatch: ULFA (I) Opposes Land Allotment To Patanjali in Assam; Shillong Hosts Autumn Cherry Blossom Festival
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
New Delhi: Minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla, who turned 75 in April, resigned today from the Union Cabinet citing ‘personal reasons’ along with minister of state for heavy industries G M Siddeshwara. Announcing their resignations, a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique said these have been accepted. There was speculation last week when […]
They may have been articulate in real life, but many MPs have gone totally silent in Parliament