How TN Governor Vidyasagar Rao Went Against the Supreme Court’s Bommai Judgment When there is uncertainty, as there clearly was, incumbent chief minister O. Panneerselvam ought to have been given the first opportunity for a floor test

The new chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, has won the vote of confidence in the assembly, with proceedings marred by violence and eviction of members belonging to the opposition DMK. Today’s incidents in the assembly are likely to make the vote appear tainted and vitiated, and raise questions about whether there has been compliance More...

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By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Kiren Rijiju Is a Pawn in the Sangh Parivar’s Larger Game The Union minister’s latest statement on conversions is part of a long list of efforts to endear himself to the Hindu right.

New Delhi: There is nothing new about politicians raking up controversies in India. Indeed, doing so with polarising and unsubstantiated claims, especially during election season, has become an oft-used tactic for More...

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By Nagpur Today On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Why Dainik Jagran Consciously Violated the Law by Publishing an Exit Poll Was Dainik Jagran attempting to neutralise the possible momentum UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav or Mayawati may get from the western UP sentiment, which seemed to be clearly going against the BJP?

By publishing the contents of an exit poll for the first phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh – which says the BJP is likely to repeat its 2014 Lok Sabha performance – Dainik Jagran, the largest read newspaper More...

By Nagpur Today On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Why Mumbai has suddenly become so important for BJP A poll win in the country's richest civic body will be instrumental in deciding whether the Modi magic is still working

India is closely watching the five states — Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand — that are going to polls in February and March. The elections, in a way, will be the first real test for the Narendra More...

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By Nagpur Today On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Fadnavis vis a vis Vidarbha – time to come clean

At the 90th meet of the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, the outgoing President Shripad Sabnis, threw a googly at the CM who was also on the dais. “Do not commit the sin of bifurcating this state More...

By Nagpur Today On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

School for grannies – this could only happen in Maharashtra!

In Phangane village of Thane district, old ladies and grannies, between the age of 60 to 90, are agog with a new excitement. Every morning they dress up in their ‘uniforms’ and go to school! (The uniforms More...

By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Modi government not serious about environment – nothing in budget to reduce greenhouse emissions

What are greenhouse emissions? (GHG) is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. This process is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect. The primary greenhouse More...

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By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

“What real difference does it ever make?” Nagpurians luke warm response to budget

Nagpur: This morning Jaitley, our FM, really worked hard on polishing his budget speech, creating, not just learning ‘shayari’ to intersperse with the dry budget speech, but all his efforts have been More...