Declaring the entire state as a principal market yard can isolate Punjab since the Centre is the major buyer of the wheat and paddy produced in Punjab.
The Bills promise better pricing for agricultural produce and increased farmer incomes, which were previously squeezed by middlemen and state taxes.
The young lawyer was reportedly on the radar of terror group linked to journalist Shujaat Bukhari’s killing.
The new Bills may initially help some medium and large farmers but will help the private sector even more. The small farmers are outside the reach of the market today and will continue to suffer as before.
AAP has stood with the farmers’ cause since it came to power in Delhi. In the days to come, the party will strategise to contribute more critically to the injustice against peasants.
India must not get entangled in this propaganda document trying to pacify the Indian public by showing economic gains for losing territory.
The Speaker can suspend MPs but can’t revoke suspension. The Chairman can neither suspend nor revoke suspension.
The campaign imbibes a philanthropic goal of saving lives from the death spiral of Covid-19. At another level, it is a masterstroke to escalate the party's presence nationally.
It will be interesting to watch Babulal Marandi in his second innings, especially since he still retains the distinction of being perceived as Jharkhand’s most effective Chief Minister so far.
Given China's repeated perfidy, deceit and deception along the LAC, and blatant violations of all protocols year after year, even a reversion to the status quo ante of April 2020 should not be acceptable.
Indore’s continuous success in the sector deserves accolades for consistent efforts and diligent planning for the entire waste value chain. The Indore model provides several examples that other cities can and should adopt.
The enraging hypocrisy is that NEET is forced on us against our will in an authoritarian manner.
With a sustained dip in revenues, the states are justified in seeking relief from the Centre. However, they have to also do their own bit to revive the economy.
The Namashudras of West Bengal — who under the umbrella political organisation Matua Mahasangha — have seemingly played an instrumental role in Bengal politics.
India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about NIA tracking down Umar Farooq as the lynchpin of the Pulwama attack, in the September 14, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.
The Congress party would neither want to do away with Gehlot’s astute leadership nor with Pilot’s mass ground appeal.
Congress has been in peaceful hibernation instead of seizing the day to reinvent itself. To rise like a phoenix, the grand old party has to once again win the faith of the masses.
After the abrogation of Article 370, L-G Manoj Sinha’s appointment seems to be the first move that may bring back smiles on the faces of people from the Valley who crave good governance.
Dr Kafeel Khan has been an icon of resistance since his imprisonment. The man had neither an ideology nor a grievance worthy of making him an icon. Today he has both and worth their weight in gold.
The main enemy for the saffron party in West Bengal will not be Mamata Banerjee, but the BJP itself.
Pranab Mukherjee, the star who shone bright and made Bengal shine bright in Indian politics, has left today.
Pranab Mukherjee, the administrator, did not budge a millimetre while containing the political fallout. But the gentleman had no hesitation in accepting the factual position and apologising for the institutional unfairness face to face.
The one dream Pranab Mukherjee could not realise.
The link between economic growth and a society that upholds rights, enforces contracts, redresses grievances, and ensures rule of law, is well established across the world.
It is axiomatic that the idea of victimhood demands a victimiser. This means that it is not possible for an entire community to feign victimhood without identifying its victimisers.
As a first step towards making China pay a heavy price for her misdeeds, India must recognise Tibet as an independent state that has been occupied by China.
2022 will see Delhi running for the MCD elections for 272 wards and a fertile ground for the contest is already being set by the political parties.
For the last few months, New Delhi is testing Kashmir’s troubled waters through new mentors who have little or no idea of the ground situation in the restive region.
India is a victim and a bruised target of Information Warfare not because of the invincibility of its adversary, but because of her own follies and inertia.
From how it looks today, the process of mainstream politics is going to be difficult for quite some time in the Valley. How that plays for this trouble-torn region is what we need to watch.
India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about the twists and turns in the sensational death of Sushant Singh Rajput and the many questions it has raised, in the August 31, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.
A clear method can be seen in Parth Pawar's defiance. And that, in turn, clearly shows that all is not well in the Pawar family.
The decline of Congress happened under a Gandhi family president but the decline wasn’t because of who the president was.
An exclusive excerpt from Vivek Agnihotri's latest book, Who killed Shastri, that investigates the mysterious death of independent India’s second prime minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, from all possible angles.
While Emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as a monument of love for his dead wife, Dashrath Manjhi, a Dalit who died on this day 13 years ago, broke the mountain that was the cause of his wife's death, paving the way to saving more lives.
Narendra Modi has political equity and people’s mandate for radical reforms. This is an opportunity India cannot afford to miss.
An exclusive excerpt from journalist Yatish Yadav's new book, RAW: A History of India’s Covert Operations, that is the first comprehensive account of Indian spy networks and their role in securing and advancing Indian interests.
India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about the different sectors of the Indian economy which have thrived and emerged as truly world-class despite an overbearing bureaucracy, in the August 24, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.
Beirut is no stranger to conflict and chaos. Many who heard the noise from afar had initially assumed it might be a car bomb, or perhaps an airstrike.
After his unsuccessful propaganda over Kashmir, Imran Khan now needs something new to sell at the domestic and international level. Thus, the new political map of Pakistan.
The Delhi government under Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has come up with some very significant policy overhauls to combat the state of the poor economy.
VIP culture has much deeper roots than we are ready to acknowledge.
India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about the reasons behind PM Modi's soaring popularity in a crisis-ridden nation, in the August 17, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.
Unless the world's major democracies don't come together in managing China, all of them will lose the larger ideational battle.
Discontent has been brewing in the party in the state unit for two months, as Yediyurappa has been accused of neglecting party loyalists while expanding the Cabinet.
The construction of the Ram Mandir has been carefully timed: it is expected to be ready to admit its first devotees three months before the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
A year down the line, Kashmir without Article 370 looks peaceful. All the prophecies of a doomsday scenario haven’t come true.
Shilanyas at Ram Janmabhoomi is a propitious beginning towards restoring balance and correcting blunders that have resulted in disproportionately adverse circumstances for the majority community of India.
The Mumbai Police’s casual attitude towards the investigation into the alleged suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput has created a cloud of suspicion over its credibility.
In the last two years, Imran Khan has proved to be a miserable failure who has in many ways turned the clock back for Pakistan.