Govt investing LIC money in loss-making firms: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today alleged that the Modi government was “shattering” people’s trust in LIC by investing the state-run insurance firm’s money in loss-making companies. Continue Reading

Conviction ratio in police cases pitiful: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said conviction ratio in criminal cases in the country is “very pitiful” and age-old police techniques such as giving a suspect the third degree and phone tapping will not yield the desired results in curbing crimes or getting convictions. Continue Reading

Calm before storm

Tiring. A simple but apt term that describes the over sixty-day grind, that leaves an entire nation panting for breath. All the thrills of a throbbing democratic exercise that involved a billion people were present in great abundance throughout, but at the end of it all, the overwhelming thought is: Thank God, it’s over! Not just the populace who have decided their own fate as also that of politicos, but the politicos themselves, would deem the relief, albeit brief, most welcome. Of course, it is not yet over for the EC till the smooth transport of EVMs and the counting itself are done with. Continue Reading