Mumbai Gang-Rape: Latest Reactions

The recent gang-rape of a 22-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai has elicited strong reactions from the political class in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. Aug 23, 2013

Will Sangh Parivar Build Ram Temple at Ayodhya?

Despite the Supreme Court's stay order over the high court ruling of dividing the controversial Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site into three parts, saffron outfits of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Sangh Parivar have been at work to build a Ram temple in Ayodhya. Aug 23, 2013
Telangana Strike

Telangana Issue: Jagan Reddy Goes on Indefinite Fast as Sonia Sets up Committee

YSR Congress President YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will begin an indefinite fast at the Chanchalguda Prison in Hyderabad on Sunday to oppose the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. while Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has promised to set up a new panel, other than the committee headed by AK Antony, to speed up the formation of Telangana. Aug 25, 2013

PM to Speak on Missing Coal Files; Opposition Unites Against Food Bill

The Central government has assured the Opposition that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will give a statement on the missing coal files on Monday in a bid to get its Food Security Bill passed within the Monsoon session. But on the same day the ruling party added another foe, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha, to the line of those opposing the bill. Aug 26, 2013