Revisiting Kargil with Ex Army Chief VP Malik

Mumbai: Ten years after India’s stirring military victory at Tiger Hill in Kargil, the then Army Chief General VP Malik has broken his silence. For the first time on television, he has confessed that the high casualties suffered by the Indian Army during the Kargil War were agonising for the military leadership. The General baresContinue reading “Revisiting Kargil with Ex Army Chief VP Malik”

Kasab: A National Hero????????

FOR SOMETIME now, I am really wondering that when wills this case of Ajmal Kasab will end. I don’t see it ending in near future. I was always of a view that we should try him at court and not to hang him without a trial. But the snail pace of judiciary is making mockeryContinue reading “Kasab: A National Hero????????”

Bihar Transformed

On the morning of counting day, driving through rain and the blossoms of Laburnum and Gulmohar in Patna, I was surprised to find that the road outside Nitish’s residence deserted. For a moment I assumed the other news channels had decided to skip the early morning slightly pointless pre results dispatches, till I walked aContinue reading “Bihar Transformed”

A battle is lost, but not the war

Kanchan Gupta / Analysis Atal Bihari Vajpayee was given to moments of jocular frivolity at times of great stress, for instance on the eve of election results. At the fag end of the 1999 election campaign, a senior journalist asked him what would rate as one of the most banal, if not asinine, questions: “MrContinue reading “A battle is lost, but not the war”

Muslim Community: Think before you Vote

THE GENERAL elections have begun in the country. In the coming 25 days, the world’s largest democracy will elect a new government. But one thing that peeves me is the way the political parties are trying to garner votes from the Muslims of the country. Instead of uniting the different sections of society, which ideallyContinue reading “Muslim Community: Think before you Vote”

Exclusive: SIMI chief’s shocking revelations

From a moderate start to a dreaded terror outfit, the Students Islamic Movement of India has come a long way. Though the theories attached to the shift in stance by SIMI are relatively old, Safdar Nagori, the most prominent face of the banned outfit, said in his confession statement before the Madhya Pradesh police thatContinue reading “Exclusive: SIMI chief’s shocking revelations”

Arjun Singh interviewed by Karan Thapar.

Karan Thapar: Do you personally also, as Minister of Human Resource Development, believe that a reservation is the right and proper way to help the OBCs? Arjun Singh: Certainly, that is one of the most important ways to do it. Karan Thapar: The right way? Arjun Singh: Also the right way. Karan Thapar: In whichContinue reading “Arjun Singh interviewed by Karan Thapar.”

“We want Doctors for You to be WHO of India”- Dr Ravikant Singh

Doctors for You is a NGO launched by doctors, professionals,students. It has started a unique drive about Blood Platelet Donation. Here is a quick chat with Dr Ravikant Singh, National Co-ordinator of DFY. 1. What is Doctors for You? Dr Ravikant: Doctors For You is humanitarian aid organisation that provides emergency medical assistance and equitableContinue reading ““We want Doctors for You to be WHO of India”- Dr Ravikant Singh”

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