Editorial: Power to women

In a landmark move, Parliament Tuesday approved the bill that makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence, after the legislation was passed by the Rajya Sabha following non-aligned BJD extending support and NDA constituents JD-U and AIADMK, walking out. Continue Reading

Editorial: Reddi, steady

On her 133rd birth anniversary today, Google Doodle celebrated Dr Muthulakshmi Reddi, a surgeon, educator, lawmaker and social reformer. When many in her own State have forgotten her and her services, it is praiseworthy that Google decided to offer tributes to her on its homepage. Continue Reading

Editorial: Security first

After Parliament recently approved a bill giving more powers to the National Investigation Agency to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad, the Easter Sunday bombings case in Sri Lanka is likely to be the first case for the NIA. Continue Reading

Editorial: Change of guard

The coming days will be interesting in Karnataka politics. The JD(S) will leave no stones unturned in pulling down the government. And a good show in the recently-concluded local body elections in Karnataka will embolden the Congress to face the people again. Continue Reading

Editorial: A day to cherish

The nation observes the 20th anniversary of Kargil War today. It has been 20 years since the Indian Army, with the help of the Indian Air Force (IAF), wrested back the glaciated heights of Kargil, in the Ladakh sector, from the Pakistan army. Continue Reading

Editorial – Karnataka: Conflict & clarity

The Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, headed by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, collapsed Tuesday night capping a 14-month-long turbulent tenure, losing a vote of confidence in the Assembly, setting the stage for the BJP’s return to power in the southern State. Continue Reading

Editorial: Over the moon

India has successfully launched its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, on board its powerful rocket GSLV-MkIII-M1 from the spaceport in Sriharikota to explore the unchartered south pole of the celestial body by landing a rover. Continue Reading