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AFTER ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS RESULTS
15.12.18 - VIPIN PUBBY

CONGRESS PRESIDENT Rahul Gandhi would not have got a better gift on the first anniversary of his taking over as the party president. The news of Congress wresting power in three states was made sweeter for the party by the fact that the BJP could ...
  


Central govt reluctant to take inputs from defence experts for evolving strategy, rue veterans
08.12.18 - Team PT

WAR VETERANS and defence experts on Saturday regretted the reluctance of the central government to take inputs from them in drafting the country’s defence strategy and called for brainstorming for a long-term cohesive combat and defence plan. 

At a session on `Evolving Challenges in Indian Defence’, ...
  


SAMBIT PATRA NE AB KEH DALA – हम छोड़ने वाले नहीं हैं।
MASJID, MANDIR, VISHNU & SAMBIT PATRA
14.11.18 - kanwar manjit singh

"Arrey Rakh Doonga Kisi Masjid Ka Naam Bhagwan Vishnu Ke Naam Pe...Chillao Mat!"….."Tumhari Himmat Nahi Hai" 

You can have an opinion on the spate of name changes spurred/effected/executed by the ruling BJP, from turning Agra into Aggarwala, Ahmedabad into Karnawati or Faizabad into Sri Ayodhya. The ...
  


CM Kejriwal under fire as Delhi smog hits ‘severe’ level
11.11.18 - Team PT


New Delhi chief minister came under fire following reports he had left the city for an overseas family trip, as pollution in India’s capital hit "severe” on the air quality scale on Sat­­urday. 

For a second year the chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, has likened Delhi to ...
  


Jakhar flays SAD for rubbing salt into wounds of 1984 riot victims through political gimmicks
02.11.18 - Team PT

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President and Lok Sabha MP Sunil Jakhar called the proposed dharna at Jantra-Mantra in New Delhi against their own Union Government on Saturday by Sukhbir Singh Badal led Shiromani Akali Dal as a mere political gimmick.

In a statement issued here, the ...
  


Mona Darling, Jao Dekho, Bahar Jagga Jasoos Jaisa Aadmi Karamchand Jasoos Jaise Aadmi Se Baat Kar Raha Hai
THE ADHAR CARD-YUKT JASOOS - THE FOUR MUSKETEERS OF IB
25.10.18 - S Pal

IN 33 NOVELS and more than 50 of her short stories, Agatha Christie's detective Hercule Poirot is a man eager to reveal himself to anyone looking for a detective.

"He could pass as a detective to an outsider but not to a man who was a ...
  


SC declines blanket ban, allows to burst firecrackers for two hours on Diwali, 35 minutes on New Year’s eve
23.10.18 - Team PT

People can burst low-emission firecrackers for two hours this Diwali,  the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, ruling against a blanket ban on fireworks. But the top court ordered that the firecrackers should not be too noisy or polluting.

A two-member bench said only "green crackers” — ...
  


#MeToo — MR PRIME MINISTER, DID YOU KNOW IT?
18.10.18 - S Pal

MJ AKBAR HAS resigned. It is after the resignation that the real loss to the reputation of the Narendra Modi government has begun. 

If anyone thought that the Modi government was losing face due to the presence of M J Akbar in the Council of Ministers, ...
  


A Private Members’ Bill To Decriminalise Natural Drugs and Our Parliamentarians
06.10.18 - AMANDEEP SANDHU

The debate on drugs is spinning towards farming of drugs. This article is a reminder on where it all started with Dr Gandhi. His appeal to amend the NDPS Act in November 2016. Now as we face perhaps the last assembly session before the Lok ...
  


Major Leetul Gogoi found guilty, likely to be court-martialled for Srinagar hotel incident
'HUMAN SHIELD' HERO
27.08.18 - Team PT


Major Leetul Gogoi who was in the news in April when he used a local, Farooq Dar, as a human shield and who is facing a Court of Inquiry (CoI) after being seen with a local woman in Srinagar hotel is likely to be court-martialled, ...
  


BJP set to revive J-K Assembly? Ram Madhav gives enough indications
KASHMIR ON MODI’S PLATE
26.08.18 - S Pal

IS THE BJP about to indulge in some kind of political adventurism in Jammu and Kashmir with a politician now in the Raj Bhawan and the state Assembly in suspended animation?

Top BJP pointsman and strategist for Jammu and Kashmir, Ram Madhav, made certain observations pregnant ...
  


Paragraphs that went missing from PM’s Red Fort speech could have pre-empted Opposition attack
14.08.18 - PT Deep Throat Desk

Was it President Kovind’s words which forced Team PM to drop these paras?
 
AS PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi came under instant criticism for not making any direct reference to minorities in his Independence Day message delivered from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Wednesday, sources ...
  


Resignations of Journalists: Issue snowballs; Now, Editors Guild hits out at Modi govt
High-Profile Journalists' Exit
08.08.18 - Team PT

The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday released a statement decrying "all attempts" by the NDA government to"interfere" with the independence of the media. It came after two senior journalists of different TV channels quit and said they were being asked to be less critical ...
  


On Camera Now:
LOK SABHA SET TO EXPLODE TODAY
06.08.18 - PT BUREAU

TWO HOURS AWAY from Delhi, they admit they lynched a Muslim to death. Now, they say their army of gau rakshaks is ready to kill more Muslims, but they will make sure that this time no video goes viral.

It is all on camera now. And ...
  


Modi regime's seven-step filter to find purest talent for top bodies
MODI FILTER SAB SE PURE
08.07.18 - Anita Pathania

IN A COUNTRY where aspirants move heaven and earth besides networking and encashing IOUs to get selected to crucial top jobs most IITs are awaiting a chairman for months and certain universities are managing without vice-chancellors?

Why is the UGC unable to find a vice chairperson ...
  


Cobrapost editor takes on Shekhar Gupta on the ethics of sting operations
DIRTY WAR BREAKS OUT BETWEEN SHEKHAR GUPTA & COBRAPOST
06.06.18 - kanwar manjit singh

ANIRUDDHA BAHAL, the editor of Cobrapost and the man behind many journalistic scoops, scooped via sting operations, has slammed senior journalist Shekhar Gupta, president of the Editors Guild of India and former editor-in-chief of the Indian Express, for casting doubts over the efficacy of stings ...
  


To woo sugarcane farmers, Govt may announce Rs 7000 crore bailout package
Sweet deal?
04.06.18 - TEAM PT

NEW DELHI, June 5: Concerned over mounting cane arrears to the tune of Rs. 22,000 crore, the government is expected to announce a bailout package of over Rs. 7,000 crore to clear dues of farmers.

A decision in this regard is expected to be taken in ...
  


Cobrapost revelations: How Zee Punjabi made a deal to harm Akali Dal?
A YOUNG GIRL WITH A STING V/S A COBRA
29.05.18 - kanwar manjit singh

Q: "THE WORD: MANIPULATION. DO YOU BELIEVE IN IT?"

Zee TV honcho and BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Chandra was on the stage, dishing out secrets to become a successful entrepreneur and a pure person dedicated to serving the motherland and becoming prosperous and successful when ...
  


Ceasefire! Yes, but where's the spadework?
COOLING DOWN THE VALLEY
22.05.18 - VIPIN PUBBY

AFTER SOME hesitation by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on accepting the appeal by its coalition partner and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, the Central government has gone ahead with a unilateral declaration of a ceasefire against militants during the holy month of ...
  


Most humourous Yeddyurappa jokes in Karnataka Assembly today
19.05.18 - By Team PT & Hona’ble Mr BS Yeddyurappa

THE WODEHOUSE PRIZE for comic fiction this year has been withheld after judges did not find enough mirth in the 62 novels submitted for the 2018 award. If only they would allow the speech by Mr BS Yeddyurappa in the Karnataka Assembly today, he would ...
  



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