Bihar Status: Is Nitish Kumar's Political Move Dangerous to India's Future?

Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar has made it clear to major political parties in the country that his party would go to any extent, including a switch in alliance, if Bihar is given "special status". But his political move could be seen as dangerous, given the fact that the country has many regional parties, which could resort to similar tactics in the future. Mar 19, 2013

Akhilesh Yadav Completes 1 Year as UP Chief Minister

A lot has happened after Akhilesh Yadav, son of Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav, was sworn in as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh last year. He completes one year of his tenure on Friday. Let's take a look at his journey so far. Mar 15, 2013

Pope Francis I: What Does the Papal Name Hint at?

Former Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio's selection of his papal name as 'Francis I' has left Vatican experts amazed. They are now keen to analyze the way he will carry out his responsibilities. Mar 14, 2013

Narendra Modi's 'Nightwatchman' Statement An Insult to PM and Chowkidars? Legal Notice Served to Gujarat CM

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi recently made a controversial statement, referring India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to a 'nightwatchman', which could be taken as an insult not only to Prime Ministerial post but also to chowkidars across the country. A congress leader has served notice to the Gujarat CM to apologise for the remark on the PM, warning that he would file a defamation case against him if he fails to do so. Mar 11, 2013