OPINION | Return of Rajapaksas Cause for Caution, Concern Both for India and Tamils in Sri Lanka

Gotabaya’s victory in the presidential elections, where the minority communities in the north and the east of the island voted in unison against him, was a decisive verdict from the over 70 per cent Sinhala majority in the country.   India and the minorities in Sri Lanka – Tamils and Muslims – will have to…

As New Relationship Begins to Flourish, Congress-NCP Pay Homage to Bal Thackeray for the First Time

The day started with thousands of Shiv Sainiks coming from across Maharashtra and queuing up at ‘Shivtirth’ for their turn to offer tributes to the charismatic and firebrand leader who passed away on this day in 2012.     Mumbai: For the first time, the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party paid homage to the founder of…

Parliament LIVE: Rajya Sabha Should Remain Supportive House, Says PM Modi During Historic 250th Session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an address before the session started, said the government wants frank discussions on all matters. “It is important that there should be quality debates, there should be dialogues and discussions, everyone should contribute to enrich the discussions in the Parliament,” he said. The session will open with obituary references to…

Air Quality in Delhi-NCR Improves Significantly Due to Strong Winds But Still in ‘Poor’ Category

The satellite cities of the national capital also saw significant improvement in the air quality with some having Air Quality Index (AQI) in the ‘moderate’ category.   New Delhi: The air quality in Delhi improved significantly on Sunday due to strong winds but continued to remain in the “poor” category. The satellite cities of the…