We will continue to oppose scrapping of Article 370: Stalin

DMK president M K Stalin accused the BJP-led government of trying to recreate the ‘black history’ of incarceration of National Conference founder Sheikh Abdullah and assured that his party will continue to oppose scrapping of Article 370. Continue Reading

Two more Indians reported killed in Sri Lankan serial blasts

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today announced that two more Indians, K J Hanumantharayappa and M Rangappa also died in the blasts that took place almost simultaneously in eight places. The two victims are JD(S) leaders from Bengaluru. Continue Reading

Conversion, perversion

Even before the shock generated by the kidnap of two Hindu girls in Pakistan, who were forcefully converted to Islam in Sindh province last week, is yet to die down, reports have emerged from the neighbouring country that another Hindu girl has been kidnapped. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Modi, Shah among 40 BJP star campaigners for UP

Besides Modi and party chief Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Uma Bharti have also been included to take the party’s message to people at large here. Party veterans L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, however, did not make it to the list. Continue Reading

Centre seeks report from Pakistan

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought details from the Indian envoy in Pakistan into the reported abduction of two Hindu teenaged girls and their forcible conversion to Islam on the eve of Holi in Sindh province. Continue Reading

My Modi Dilemma

I was impatiently awaiting news on Modi’s anointment as BJP’s PM candidate for an entirely different reason. All the hocus pocus in the lotus camp were upsetting my Friday deadline and when it became apparent that any decision could see light only by twilight at best, I decided to commence my karmic duty, come what may. Continue Reading