Editorial: Delaying tactics?

US President Donald Trump for the first time floated a delay to November’s Presidential election, as he made unsubstantiated allegations that increased mail-in voting will result in fraud. Continue Reading

Editorial: Proper planning must

Cricket-lovers are thrilled at the news that IPL 2020 will go ahead from September. To counter Covid-19 fears, the tournament has been moved from India to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Continue Reading

Editorial: Jungle book

Today is Global Tiger Day, a day to celebrate India’s national animal. Contrary to earlier years when declining tiger population was a cause of concern for activists and animal lovers, a latest report has brought joy to them by claiming that tiger population is rising at six per cent per annum from 2006-18. Continue Reading

Editorial: Minority matters

Attempts are being made to convert the Gurdwara Shahidi Asthan at Naulakha Bazaar in Lahore as a mosque and India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan High Commission over the issue. While it is the site of martyrdom of Bhai Taru Singh Ji, it is being claimed by a few as the place of Masjid Shahid Ganj. Continue Reading

Editorial: Jai Ho!

The whole nation on Sunday paid tributes to armed forces to mark the 21st anniversary of India’s victory over Pakistan in the Kargil war, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying their valour continues to inspire generations. Continue Reading

Editorial: Walk the talk

In the wake of China’s reluctance to carry on with the disengagement process in the Ladakh region, India and China Friday held a fresh round of online diplomatic talks under the framework of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on border affairs. Continue Reading

Editorial: Welcome, women

Fulfilling a longtime dream, the Ministry of Defence has issued an order for grant  of Permanent Commission to women officers in the Army. This was after a landmark  judgement by the Supreme Court in February, directing that all serving women  officers recruited under the Short Service Commission (SSC) scheme will have to be
considered for Permanent Commission. Continue Reading