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Appointment of CDS is a game-changer

Appointment of CDS is a game-changer

‘Earlier the planning process was services specific, with others coordinating. ‘Now we shall have an apex leader backed by a structure, who is accountable to provide single-point advice, based on best of all options dependent on geographical and situational intrigue, and that too, after validation,‘ says General Anil Chait (retd), the former Central Army Commander. IMAGE: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh […]

Jatayu takes flight in Hyd temple to prevent rapes

Jatayu takes flight in Hyd temple to prevent rapes

‘Every person is a Jatayu, each one of you can be Jatayu, both men and women,‘ says temple priest behind the group set up to prevent atrocities on women and young girls. IMAGE: Chilkur Balaji temple head priest C S Rangarajan ties the yellow thread around the wrist of those joining his Jatayu army. The Chilkur Balaji temple in Hyderabad, […]

UNSC to hold ‘closed-door‘ talks on J-K today

UNSC to hold ‘closed-door‘ talks on J-K today

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Friday to discuss India revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan wrote a letter on the issue to the world body. IMAGE: Kashmiri women walk past a security person during restrictions in Srinagar after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters China, the closest […]

Govt stand valid, but has little to do with Art 370

Govt stand valid, but has little to do with Art 370

A lot of the factors towards which the government has pointed to justify its moves on Jammu and Kashmir are in fact valid. Only, most of them have little to do with Article 370, says David Devadas. IMAGE: Security personnel stand guard during restrictions in Srinagar. Restrictions have been imposed in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir as a precautionary […]

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly‘s son arrested for rash driving

BJP MP Roopa Ganguly‘s son arrested for rash driving

Actor-turned-Bharatiya Janata Party MP Roopa Ganguly‘s son has been arrested in Kolkata for allegedly ramming his car into the wall of an upscale south Kolkata club, a senior police officer said on Friday. Akash Mukherjee, 21, was taken into custody following the incident around 9.15 pm on Thursday, he said. “We have arrested him for rash driving and damaging properties. […]