Saurabh Sharma

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Hong Kong bars Air India, Vistara flights till October 30 after passengers test positive for COVID-19

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

Can LJP’s walkout from NDA end BJP’s decades-long pursuit for power in Bihar?

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: Amid deadlock, Chirag Paswan’s LJP says no seat-sharing talks with BJP yet

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

EXPLAINED: Why the clamour for Sixth Schedule is growing in Ladakh

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

Akali Dal split official! Dhindsas move Election Commission for registration of SAD-Democratic

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).

EXCLUSIVE | Let’s keep Mumbai a little disconnected from India: Milind Deora

Covid-19 outbreak: Mumbai alone accounts for about 61 per cent cases in Maharashtra, the worst-hit state with over 33,000 cases of coronavirus.

EXPLAINED: Why taking over temple gold is in direct violation of Articles 25, 26

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

Ram Madhav EXCLUSIVE | India needs to work on land and labour laws to become more attractive

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

EXCLUSIVE | Mamata Banerjee’s ‘fudged numbers’ could disrupt national plan against COVID-19: Swapan Dasgupta

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

CEC Sunil Arora stuck in US due to suspension of flights amid coronavirus

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

Amend Article 136 to cut pendency of cases in Supreme Court by half: Justice AK Sikri

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

EXCLUSIVE | No two-child policy proposal yet, clarifies BJP’s Jay Panda

To some, the BJP looks in a tearing hurry to fulfill all its unfulfilled agendas and for this reason, many believe that the saffron party may next move on the Uniform Civil Code and two-child policy.

Jay Panda EXCLUSIVE: ‘CAA a reality, what states are doing is just posturing’

The Citizenship Amendment Act is the law of the land. No Chief Minister can refuse to implement a law passed by the Parliament and signed by the President, says BJP's Jay Panda

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States threaten to block Citizenship Act implementation. But can they really do it?

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

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UK election results: Why Boris Johnson’s win is good news for India

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

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Subhash Kashyap says no legal justification to Shiv Sena’s challenge to Governor on 24-hour deadline

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

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Can Dushyant Chautala fulfil Rs 11,000 promise to unemployed youth in Haryana?

In just a year of existence, the JJP led by Dushyant is in power and most of its success is attributed to what it had promised in the run-up to assembly elections and its manifesto.

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Is Rahul Gandhi exaggerating Abhijit Banerjee’s advice on NYAY?

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

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EXCLUSIVE | Shun the rhetoric, walk the talk on Balochistan: Rebel leader Hyrbyair Marri tells Modi govt

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

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Why Pakistan Army will never want a nuclear war with India

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

Pakistan rehearsing historical fallacies, its argument on Kashmir plebiscite mendacious: Christine Fair

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

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India’s silence on human rights violations in PoK is a blunder

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

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Congress sees BJP conspiracy in RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s call for productive dialogue on reservation

On Sunday, Mohan Bhagwat while speaking at IGNOU had said that those who support reservation should speak keeping in mind the interests of those are against it.

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Mission Kashmir: Why scrapping Article 370 is a historic move by Modi govt

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

Karnataka crisis: Matter at SC doors, here are the options before the Speaker

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.

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What next for Karnataka’s rebel MLAs? Unfolding scenarios and why Speaker’s role will be key

Karnataka crisis: With the deadlock far from over, and the BJP playing wait-and-watch, what are the likely scenarios that could emerge going forward? We take a look at some of them.

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Article 370 a temporary provision, but can’t be revoked through presidential order: Subhash Kashyap

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

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