Ramdev was scheduled to speak on ‘Cancer Prevention and Treatment: From Ancient Medicine to Modern Medicine’ to an audience of cancer specialists.
In his maiden Rajya Sabha speech, the BJP chief also pitched for simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
Even as schemes have received minimal allocations, this budget signals an important shift in the political narrative. Gone is the focus on jobs, skills, aspirations and empowerment.
Vinod Dua breaks down the Union Budget 2018.
According to the opposition, the budget is mere ‘lip-service paid in the name of the farmers and the poor’ and will not have any real impact.
The agency is investigating the FIPB approval granted by P. Chidambaram, the then finance minister, in the Aircel-Maxis FDI case.
The inability of the economy to generate employment opportunities for millions of Indians is developing into a serious social, economic and political issue.
Homeland security will be better served by basic fixes in India’s law enforcement system rather than by the deployment of sophisticated technology and weaponry.
In an interview with Karan Thapar for The Wire, former finance minister P. Chidambaram talks about the Padmavati controversy, Rahul Gandhi’s leadership and the upcoming Gujarat elections.
Himanta Biswa Sarma defended his comment saying he was citing “Hindu philosophy”.
The movement for “azadi” – which Chidambaram rightly said was more about restoring autonomy than independence – is driven by the fact that many in Jammu and Kashmir feel their political space is being constrained by New Delhi.
Former finance minister P. Chidambaram talks about the Modi government’s handling of the GST, Robert Vadra, Karti Chidambaram, attacks on the opposition, Gujarat elections and more in an interview with journalist Swati Chaturvedi.
The move has come within weeks of former Union minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha demanding that the Centre initiate peace talks in the Valley.
While the Congress and BJP are in a verbal spat over the election commission’s decision to not announce the Gujarat election dates, former chief election commissioners are mostly refusing to get drawn into the debate.
The university appears to be representing pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Medivation and Astellas in its patent battle. They aren’t telling the Delhi high court this, but they do talk about it in other documents.
Fingerprints and biometrics are being captured by smartphones, Rajiv Mehrishi said, for the 40% of the population that uses them.
The apex court has issued a notice to Karti and four others in the case and posted the matter for hearing on August 18th.
One major accusation against Chidambaram is that he manipulated the working of the FIPB to help Dayanidhi Maran in the Aircel–Maxis case. An unpublished CAG report shows how this unusual deal was structured in a convoluted manner using preference shares.
Special teams also raided the premises of Chidambaram and INX’s Indrani and Peter Mukherjea over irregularities in manner in which FDI approval was granted.
A total of at least 14 locations in Chidambaram’s home city of Chennai were searched by the CBI.
Over the course of a judicial inquiry into a 2012 incident that left 17 people dead, villagers in Bastar have come together to question the role security forces’ played.
While the AAP must take stock of the current political climate, the BJP needs to wade away anti-incumbency that appears to be brewing in the states it rules.
The economy is “not in good shape,” said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Despite all the talk of a big push to the agricultural sector, the last Union Budget turned out to be a missed opportunity to provide genuine relief to farmers. The government must rectify this.
The imposition of the tax has impacted the international competitiveness and liquidity of the Indian commodity derivatives market and must be reconsidered in the upcoming Budget.
P. Chidambaram discusses how demonetisation has impacted our economy, what he would have done had he been finance minister now and more.
Beyond the personalities and the calculations at work in the NDTV-Chidambaram censorship affair, what we should indeed be mourning is the sudden death of liberalism.
The BJP today asked the two not to belittle the armed forces by getting influenced by Pakistani “propaganda”.
The filing of an FIR for theft will take attention away from the far more serious charge of murder, the trial for which has yet to start though three years have passed since the chargesheet was filed.
International leaders have condemned the Uri attack, while Pakistan has denied any role in it.
Perhaps Jaitley was not over-pitching when he argued that “the whole concept of the GST Council is Indian federalism at play in the best possible mode”.
No matter who did what, in order to reduce possible economic uncertainty, the government’s absolute first duty is to announce a successor without delay.
The party believes it has been successful in denting Modi’s expensively cultivated image of being a development man but it is not clear what it stands for or whether it knows how to get what it wants.
Raising a ruckus over P. Chidambaram’s “second affidavit” in the Ishrat Jahan case will not make the truth about encounter killings go away.
In light of the recent statements by RSS leader Dattatreya Hosabale, The Wire takes a look at the lack of political will to decriminalise homosexuality among India’s leading political parties.
Vrinda Grover, lawyer for the family of the teenager shot dead by the Gujarat police in 2004, says the only question before the courts is that of her custodial killing.
New Delhi: While former Home Minister P Chidambaram has been defending his role in filing a second affidavit in the Gujarat high court in 2009 in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider a writ petition to initiate contempt of court […]
The government should give serious thought to changing the misleading nomenclature of the Overseas Citizenship of India card holders.
To a BJP charge that Congress has raked up the issue because there are woman leaders, he said it was rubbish and told journalists not to lend dignity to such allegations by raising them