Vistara's flights are being banned for the first time by the Hong Kong government during the coronavirus pandemic. Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test do
Bihar Election 2020: If everything works out as per plan, Chirag could be the next kingmaker and BJP the real king. In the 2019 general election, the LJP had won 6 Lok Sabha seats that have over 40 assembly constituencies.
Bihar Elections 2020: The BJP is in a tight spot as it has to deal with two ambitious partners, while the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) wants to maintain its dominant position in the alliance by fighting more number of seats even if
The Sixth Schedule of the Constitution has provisions for the administration of tribal areas in the border states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram. It has provisions for the constitution of autonomous districts and co
Two rebel heavyweight leaders — Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and his son Parminder Singh Dhindsa — have approached the Election Commission for registration of a new political party, Shiromani Akali Dal (Democratic).
Temple gold appropriation issue: No gold monetization scheme must include the jewels of the Deity or traditional artefacts because they are objects of worship and reverence. Nobody, including members of the community, has the
Last month, New Delhi brought a new domicile policy for the newly-created Union Territory of J&K —almost nine months after scrapping Article 370. This month, the security forces eliminated the top leadership including terro
Covid-19 in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee has been at odds with the Centre over the constitution of two Inter-Ministerial Central Teams for West Bengal. She had even refused to move ahead until the Centre explained the basis o
India has suspended all domestic and international flights till May 3. While New Delhi was proactively taking measures including issuing travel advisories and screening at airports, it announced the suspension of all incoming
Article 136 allows citizens to file special leave petitions (SLPs) to appeal before the Supreme Court against any “judgment, decree, determination, sentence or order in any cause or matter passed or made by any court or tri
Citizenship Amendment Law: All three chief ministers claim that the bill is discriminatory and goes against the secular tenets of the Indian Constitution. But can they really refuse to implement something that is not even in
Boris Johnson defeated his nearest rival and Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who has now announced that he will not lead his party in the next general elections. Johnson's victory over Corbyn is good news for India for man
Maharashtra govt formation: Sena was earlier invited to stake claim to form the government but was given only 24 hours to show its numbers. Sena sought 72 more hours to get the required numbers but the Governor decided agains
Abhijit Banerjee was among the economists who helped the grand old party prepare — ahead of Lok Sabha polls — its minimum income plan called NYAY which later came to be its most significant proposition if it were to come
Pakistan's obsession with unfounded human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir brought back the focus on atrocities committed by its army on the people of PoK and Balochistan. Hyrbyair Marri says that Pakistan will cease to
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the global community to intervene before it gets too late on Kashmir. He said that both countries — India and Pakistan — have nuclear weapons and if war breaks out betwee
Imran Khan may have put the onus of resolving the Kashmir issue on the UN but the scholars who have studied Kashmir issue hold Pakistan responsible for not acting on the conditions laid down in the resolution, thereby hitting
Pakistan has virtually committed genocide in Gilgit and Baltistan and changed the demography. Why then do we not hear New Delhi raising the issue of human rights violations in PoK and Xinxiang just as Islamabad and Beijing ha
The Narendra Modi government on Monday revoked Article 370 that gave special state to Jammu and Kashmir and divided the state into two Union Territories — Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. By doing this, the Centre has effectivel
The Speaker has some constitutional powers — he can reject or accept or disqualify — that he can exercise while considering the resignations. But what will he do? Here are some options and their implications.
There has been an immense buzz over the possibility of the Centre moving to abrogate this provision but Shah stopped short of making any such statement, leaving it to anybody's guess on if, how and when the government will mo