Media Watch

'19Jan
13

A way out of the morass: on the US' plan to pull out of Afghanistan

In an article published in The Hindu (Editorial page, “Another approach to Afghanistan”, December 24, 2003), we had suggested that the only way out of the morass in Afghanistan would be to re-place Afghanistan in...
'19Jan
12

‘Commonwealth needs more presence in international community’

The Commonwealth should make itself be heard in the international community, loud and clear, feels Philip Parham, the United Kingdom’s envoy to Commonwealth.Mr. Philip, who is currently in the city, said...
'19Jan
12

Gabbard’s 2020 Plan Threatens The New Left Foreign Policy Of Sanders And Warren

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) told CNN on Friday that she definitely will seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, ending months of speculation. Her bid makes sense on its face: Democrats swept the 2018...
'19Jan
12

Social media firms in India pushback

Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would require them to actively regulate content in one of the world’s biggest Internet...
'19Jan
11

How much strong really is Pakistani ISI?

Rajesh BhushanThere is lots of talks centering Pakistani shadowy ISI, showing it one of the top-most and mightiest spy agencies in the world. It is also rumored about ISI giving hundreds and millions of dollars to...
'19Jan
11

Morning digest: Alok Verma reacts to his removal as CBI chief, States’ approval not needed for quota Bill, and more

Adultery and homosexuality have been decriminalised in the country by the Supreme Court, but the Army is “conservative” and they will not be allowed to “perpetuate into the Army,” Army chief General Bipin Rawat...
'19Jan
10

India’s Gandhi rebuked for “misogynistic” remarks against defence minister

File: Rahul Gandhi speaks at an event in Singapore March 8, 2018. Photo: ReutersNEW DELHI: Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has come under fire for “misogynistic” remarks when he asked Prime Minister Narendra...
'19Jan
10

RBI changes eligibility criteria for Gold Monetisation Scheme deposits

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has amended the gold monetisation scheme regulations relating to the eligibility criteria for making deposits. A notification says the Gold Monetisation Scheme 2015 (GMS) has been...
'19Jan
10

Sikkim to give free money to residents: What is Universal Basic Income Scheme?

Sikkim would likely become the first Indian state to roll out the Universal Basic Income (UBI) scheme aimed at providing a fixed monthly income to residents irrespective of their economic, social status.The UBI...
'19Jan
08

SC brings back Alok Verma as CBI chief

NEW DELHI: In a setback to the Modi government, the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down its decision to sendCBIdirector Alok Kumar Verma on leave after divesting him of all powers, reinstating the IPS officer as...

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