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Requiem for versatile genius Sadeq Khan

A.U.M. Fakhruddin DESPITE the fact that the inevitability of the termination of human life for eternal rest is irrefutable, nevertheless exceptionally illustrious individuals survive in their good works, and are never forgotten. The late lamented eminent journalist Sadeq Khan (1936 – 2016) was one such personage. He was a founding member of the then prohibited […]

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India wins yet again Modi

Special Correspondent With the BJP headed for a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India has won again and together with everyone, a strong and inclusive nation will be built. Riding on a massive Modi wave sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP was set to […]

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‘US dare not attack Iran’: IRG commander

Online Agencies The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its “spirit of resistance”, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying. Tensions have spiked between Iran and the United States after Washington sent more military forces to the Middle East, including an aircraft carrier, B-52 bombers […]

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‘Trial is Political Persecution’: Argentine Ex-President

By TeleSur Argentina’s Former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (CFK) said that the trial against her beginning Tuesday is a political “smokescreen” and a new act of political lawfare President Mauricio Macri’s administration is using to divert attention away from the nation’s two-year economic crisis. Via Twitter, CFK expressed her disagreement over the legal case […]

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NE India can learn from big city disaster: Keya Acharya

Nava Thakuria in Guwahati Senior Indian journalist and researcher on environment and development issues, Keya Acharya expressed concern over the state of environment across the country and said that Bengaluru can be an example of environmental mismanagement for northeastern (NE) provinces, which still have comparatively less pollutants. Ms Acharya commented while interacting with journalists in […]

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Low paddy price: Farmers burn crop on the field

Special Correspondent In the face of farmers’ protest by burning paddy in the field, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Wednesday assured that paddy will be purchased from marginal farmers at a fair price to avoid any sort of irregularities in the agriculture sector. The authorities concerned should purchase paddy from the growers directly so […]