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Lateral Entry into IAS: Cracks in the Steel Frame

Lateral Entry into IAS: Cracks in the Steel Frame

IAS officers attend an address by Prime Minister Modi. Photo: PIB Moves by the government to dilute this prestigious service by inviting applications for joint...
Contact Sport

Contact Sport

By Dilip Bobb BJP President Amit Shah has embarked on his “Sampark for Samarthan” roadshow.  It translates roughly into “contact for support” though in some...
Appeal against ex-Prez Mukherjee’s book: Delhi HC judge reserves order, then withdraws it

Appeal against ex-Prez Mukherjee’s book: Delhi HC judge reserves order, then withdraws it

The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Nazmi Waziri, which had been handed the petition against ex-President Pranab Mukherjee’s book after earlier judge Justice...
Delhi HC sends notice to ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, withdraws it, with judge recusing herself

Delhi HC sends notice to ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, withdraws it, with judge recusing herself

Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s most recent book – ‘The Turbulent Years 1980-1996’ – has hit some turbulence. While the first turbulence was from some...
A Raja makes startling revelations in his book 2G Saga Unfolds

Spectrum of Deceit

Over seven years after he was demonised as “Spectrum Raja”, the man who allegedly robbed the nation of a staggering Rs 1.76 lakh crore...
Rahul Gandhi

Congress presidential poll: Rahul Gandhi files nomination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cites Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla’s allegation of election being rigged, slams Congress’ dynasty politics Amid allegations by a party worker...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

The Fourth Estate

India Tomorrow India Today is looking at India Tomorrow. In a not unexpected move, founder chairman of the India Today group Aroon Purie has formally...
Modi’s letter touches special chord in Citizen Mukherjee

Modi’s letter touches special chord in Citizen Mukherjee

Above: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi presents a memento to the then President, Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of farewell hosted by him for...
President oath

Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India

Above: Ram Nath Kovind being sworn in as President by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar. Photo: PIB At Parliament’s Central hall, 15 minutes past noon on...
President has already rejected 30 mercy petitions

President has already rejected 30 mercy petitions

As President, Pranab Mukherjee recently rejected the mercy petitions of rapists and murderers of a four-year-old, as well as the rapists and murderers of...
President Pranab Mukherjee leaving the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan for witnessing the Beating Retreat at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Presidential election: No consensus candidate yet

While the BJP’s three-member committee—comprising Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and M Venkaiah Naidu—to select a candidate for President met Congress chief Sonia...
Madras High Court. Photo: wikimedia.org

Madras HC Gets 6 More Judges

With the addition of six judges on Tuesday (June 13) the strength of the Madras High Court bench goes up to 53, still short...
Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi

Presidential elections on July 17

The election for the new President of India will be held on July 17. This announcement was made on June 7 by the Chief Election...
By pushing for Hindi, Pranab Mukherjee gave out a message of chauvinism

A Matter of Culture

While President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared the proposals of a parliamentary panel that says speeches of dignitaries should be in Hindi if they can,...
Pictures: UNI

Modi’s intriguing stance on Advani, Joshi and Bharti

The political overtones of the Babri Masjid case indicate rivalries and manoeuvres ~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrThe Modi government is actively pursuing the issue of...
Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi. Photo; UNI

EC puts brakes on FM’s Budget Speech

The commission has instructed the centre that there should be no mention of plans or work done in states going to polls this year...
MPs of all opposition parties wearing black band holding a demonstration in front of the Gandhi statue at Parliament house in protest against the demonetisation. Photo: UNI

The Speaker is Responsible

Lawmakers disrupting the winter session of Parliament on account of demonetisation pose an important question: Should MPs’ conduct on the parliament be immune from...
Zakir Naik’s NGO placed on FCRA watch list

Zakir Naik’s NGO placed on FCRA watch list

The Government of India has, for the first time, issued a gazette notification under Section 12(4) of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), putting...
Customers shop at a Best Price Modern Wholesale store, a joint venture of Wal-Mart Stores and Bharti Enterprises, in Zirakpur

GST: A Dream for Indian Consumers?

Indirect taxes have been the bane of the common man. With a common tax regime now in place, will corporate pass on the benefits...

President of India Approves NEET Ordinance; State Board Students Exempted From July 24th Common...

Union Health Minister, JP Nadda held a press conference to declare that President Pranab Mukherjee has given green signal for NEET ordinance. The Minister said...

Supreme Court Judges’ Retreat Begins At Bhopal; Discussion on Terrorism, Economic Growth & Globalization...

Supreme Court judges have decided to take a break from their judiciary duties and indulge in a three-day retreat at Bhopal. This would be...

Letter From The Editor:- Well Said, Your Honor

Should laws be honoured in letter or in spirit? This is a vexed question which has been subjected to considerable analysis ever since the...

Letter From The Editor

We carry in this issue a chapter from President Pranab Mukherjee's book The Turbulent Years. It is a vivid account of a significant downturn...

Dark Clouds

The BJP-led center’s move to impose President’s rule in Congress-led Arunachal Pradesh may derail the upcoming Budget Session with the opposition rallying behind the...

'Pranab Mukherjee' - 24 News Results

Lateral Entry into IAS: Cracks in the Steel Frame

Lateral Entry into IAS: Cracks in the Steel Frame

IAS officers attend an address by Prime Minister Modi. Photo: PIB Moves by the government to dilute this prestigious service by inviting applications for joint...
Contact Sport

Contact Sport

By Dilip Bobb BJP President Amit Shah has embarked on his “Sampark for Samarthan” roadshow.  It translates roughly into “contact for support” though in some...
Appeal against ex-Prez Mukherjee’s book: Delhi HC judge reserves order, then withdraws it

Appeal against ex-Prez Mukherjee’s book: Delhi HC judge reserves order, then withdraws it

The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Nazmi Waziri, which had been handed the petition against ex-President Pranab Mukherjee’s book after earlier judge Justice...
Delhi HC sends notice to ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, withdraws it, with judge recusing herself

Delhi HC sends notice to ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, withdraws it, with judge recusing herself

Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s most recent book – ‘The Turbulent Years 1980-1996’ – has hit some turbulence. While the first turbulence was from some...
A Raja makes startling revelations in his book 2G Saga Unfolds

Spectrum of Deceit

Over seven years after he was demonised as “Spectrum Raja”, the man who allegedly robbed the nation of a staggering Rs 1.76 lakh crore...
Rahul Gandhi

Congress presidential poll: Rahul Gandhi files nomination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cites Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla’s allegation of election being rigged, slams Congress’ dynasty politics Amid allegations by a party worker...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

The Fourth Estate

India Tomorrow India Today is looking at India Tomorrow. In a not unexpected move, founder chairman of the India Today group Aroon Purie has formally...
Modi’s letter touches special chord in Citizen Mukherjee

Modi’s letter touches special chord in Citizen Mukherjee

Above: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi presents a memento to the then President, Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of farewell hosted by him for...
President oath

Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India

Above: Ram Nath Kovind being sworn in as President by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar. Photo: PIB At Parliament’s Central hall, 15 minutes past noon on...
President has already rejected 30 mercy petitions

President has already rejected 30 mercy petitions

As President, Pranab Mukherjee recently rejected the mercy petitions of rapists and murderers of a four-year-old, as well as the rapists and murderers of...
President Pranab Mukherjee leaving the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan for witnessing the Beating Retreat at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Presidential election: No consensus candidate yet

While the BJP’s three-member committee—comprising Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and M Venkaiah Naidu—to select a candidate for President met Congress chief Sonia...
Madras High Court. Photo: wikimedia.org

Madras HC Gets 6 More Judges

With the addition of six judges on Tuesday (June 13) the strength of the Madras High Court bench goes up to 53, still short...
Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi

Presidential elections on July 17

The election for the new President of India will be held on July 17. This announcement was made on June 7 by the Chief Election...
By pushing for Hindi, Pranab Mukherjee gave out a message of chauvinism

A Matter of Culture

While President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared the proposals of a parliamentary panel that says speeches of dignitaries should be in Hindi if they can,...
Pictures: UNI

Modi’s intriguing stance on Advani, Joshi and Bharti

The political overtones of the Babri Masjid case indicate rivalries and manoeuvres ~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao JrThe Modi government is actively pursuing the issue of...
Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi. Photo; UNI

EC puts brakes on FM’s Budget Speech

The commission has instructed the centre that there should be no mention of plans or work done in states going to polls this year...
MPs of all opposition parties wearing black band holding a demonstration in front of the Gandhi statue at Parliament house in protest against the demonetisation. Photo: UNI

The Speaker is Responsible

Lawmakers disrupting the winter session of Parliament on account of demonetisation pose an important question: Should MPs’ conduct on the parliament be immune from...
Zakir Naik’s NGO placed on FCRA watch list

Zakir Naik’s NGO placed on FCRA watch list

The Government of India has, for the first time, issued a gazette notification under Section 12(4) of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), putting...
Customers shop at a Best Price Modern Wholesale store, a joint venture of Wal-Mart Stores and Bharti Enterprises, in Zirakpur

GST: A Dream for Indian Consumers?

Indirect taxes have been the bane of the common man. With a common tax regime now in place, will corporate pass on the benefits...

President of India Approves NEET Ordinance; State Board Students Exempted From July 24th Common...

Union Health Minister, JP Nadda held a press conference to declare that President Pranab Mukherjee has given green signal for NEET ordinance. The Minister said...

Supreme Court Judges’ Retreat Begins At Bhopal; Discussion on Terrorism, Economic Growth & Globalization...

Supreme Court judges have decided to take a break from their judiciary duties and indulge in a three-day retreat at Bhopal. This would be...

Letter From The Editor:- Well Said, Your Honor

Should laws be honoured in letter or in spirit? This is a vexed question which has been subjected to considerable analysis ever since the...

Letter From The Editor

We carry in this issue a chapter from President Pranab Mukherjee's book The Turbulent Years. It is a vivid account of a significant downturn...

Dark Clouds

The BJP-led center’s move to impose President’s rule in Congress-led Arunachal Pradesh may derail the upcoming Budget Session with the opposition rallying behind the...

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