How India Making the F-16 Fighter impacts everything in the region

ePaper Version: By Kal K Korff : One of the key elements of Indian Prime Minister Narendra ModiÔÇÖs platform to push this country forward on its continuing development and increased westernization, is his ÔÇÿMake In IndiaÔÇÖ program which has to date produced stellar results. Initially dismissed by his political opponents as merely a campaign propaganda […]

Nitish KumarÔÇÖs three blunders, Manjhi, Laloo and prohibition

By Ajit Chak:┬áNitish Kumar has come a long way but at a political cost. He was once supposed to be the only person in the nation who could have been an alternative to Narendra Modi. Today after his three main political blunders in the state Nitish may have managed to retain power but has lost […]


The politics behind ripping off tax payers by appointing CPS

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh : This has become the norm, rather than the exception. Popular governments in our country disregard and subvert the Constitutional provisions and dole out favours to MLAs and loyalists at the cost of tax payersÔÇÖ money. The Badal government is no different! Knowing full well that high courts in several other […]

Sukhbir Badal, Adesh Pratap lock horns over conversion of industrial plots

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh : The two brothers-in-law slugged it out after five supplementary agenda were placed in the last Cabinet meeting without adequate notice to the ministers┬ápunjab deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and his brother-in-law and state Food and Civil Supplies Minister Adesh Partap Singh Kairon locked horns on the issue of five […]

Gangsters thrive as Punjab cops battle with hands tied

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh : Over a dozen cases of desecration of holy books and a series of attacks on Sikh preachers and RSS leaders, including the murderous attack on senior RSS leader Brig (Retd) Jagdish Gagneja in Jalandhar on Saturday, have not only exposed chinks in police preparedness in maintaining law and order in […]

Gaurav must sidestep the pitfalls Dhillon fell into

Manish Tiwari / Chandigarh: The appointment of 1992-batch IPS officer, Gaurav Yadav as Punjab Intelligence chief has come at an extremely crucial juncture when the state is already in the election mode and the government of the day (read Home Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal) had been looking for an officer who it could relate to. […]