Rural distress has been on the rise, stoking farmers’ anger. And politics has added fuel, making it a lethal cocktail.
With Pfizer, Moderna as well as developers of Sputnik V and CoronaVac citing over 90% efficacy of their vaccines, the world finally has a reason to hope 2021 will be different.
Gandhi’s Champaran to JP movement to backing BJP — Bihar is India’s cradle of democracy.
For Indians stoically used to multiple phases of polling — three in just the ongoing Bihar assembly election – the spectre of delay in the world’s oldest democracy seems baffling.
President Emmanuel Macron's vow to defend French laicite from 'Islamist radicalism' goes beyond the tension highlighted by Prophet cartoon beheading.
Durga Puja is West Bengal’s biggest festival — it has also become Mamata Banerjee’s biggest problem now.
DMK leaders say Khushbu Sundar's efforts to balance her cinema and political career worked against her. But for the new BJP entrant, her 'Muslim' side is as much a battle.
Some say Chirag Paswan doesn’t have a connect with his voters like Ram Vilas Paswan did. But he’s making all the right noises in Bihar before the polls.
UP Police already seems to show little regard for rule of law and due process. Now it is also going to be empowered with a special security force that can search and arrest without a warrant.
Thanks to some Bollywood A-listers and their WhatsApp chats, the Narcotics Control Bureau now occupies the centre stage of many evening news shows.