Fair & lovely

The legal mandate of the CBI must be strengthened by having a comprehensive legislation addressing deficiencies relating to organisational structure, charter of functions, limits of power, superintendence, and oversight, Gogoi said. Continue Reading

Tough task ahead

The new Council of Ministers has 24 Cabinet ministers, nine Ministers of State with independent charge and 24 Ministers of State. There are a total of 24 new faces. Continue Reading

Clean bowled

Cricketer-turned-Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan threw a surprise when he announced in the country’s Parliament that Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, captured by Pakistan on Wednesday, will be released as a ‘gesture of peace’. Continue Reading

Nation next door

While Sri Lanka is fully entitled to (s)elect its rulers without any external intervention, India is duty bound to keep a close watch on the happenings in the island nation, since it is our immediate neighbour and any change – political, economic or environmental – will impact India, especially its southern most State of Tamilnadu. Continue Reading