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Sep 19

MLAs must introspect seriously to restore grace of House

During the recently concluded Monsoon Session, Punjab Vidhan Sabha witnessed lot of commotion and unruly scenes, which ultimately disgraced the dignity of the

The RUSA mess-up in HP

The poor implementation of ambitious Rashtriya Uchhatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) in state colleges has become a pain in the neck for teachers and students alike.

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Trying to swim against tide

Ever since the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched the residence of 20 people including former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and top

I want to see my state as.....
Let’s enjoy the dance of democracy in Punjab

Thanks to the swift developments taking place in the state politics, the show has reached at such a dynamic level that one is bound to keep the knowledge

Probing land deals

A few years back when senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka raised the issue of alleged irregularities in land deals in Haryana during the regime of then Chief

Monkeys keep the government on toes

Surprising, but true. In Himachal Pradesh, the monkeys keep the state government on toes. So much so, that the government, which was earlier giving money for

App'll check election expenditure-related violations among Punjab
Heading for a four-cornered contest in Punjab

Vidhan Sabha elections in Punjab, scheduled for early next year, will certainly be much more interesting than ever as the state that used to have a kind of

When humanity and municipality failed in Shimla

When humanity and municipality failed in ShimlaShimla has got a bad name again. A four year old boy from the city was kidnapped two years ago and was allegedly

Imparting quality education

Imparting quality higher education to girls has not yet picked up momentum in the country. Though the number of girl students is increasing day by day, a lot

Turmoil in AAP shatters mass hope

After witnessing the rule of SAD-BJP alliance and Congress for decades, people of Punjab had this time hoped for a fresh waft of air that could cleanse the

Politics on drugs won’t do any good

Former Congress minister Vijay Singh Mankotia, who is Vice Chairman of State Tourism Development Board, has spoken it out blatantly. His remarks that ‘drugs

Fight Against Corruption

Since long, we the people of India have been fighting at different levels against corruption, which has assumed a menacing proportion in the country. Post

Opponents lost game: Badal among shoe incident
With Punjab Guv retained on UT top post, Badal scores

Punjab Governor-designate Vijyendrapal Singh Badnore is going to take the oath of office and secrecy on Monday afternoon at the sprawling Punjab Raj Bhavan in

Will Himachal Pradesh ever have a third political option?

The tiny hill state of Himachal is in dire need of third option, an alternate to Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which have ruled the state one

‘Illegally’ enjoyed privileges to haunt 18 sacked CPSs now

At a time when the state is in the election mode with political parties in the process of preparing and releasing their manifestoes and announcing candidates,

Water crisis: An ‘all weather’ problem in Shimla

Promoted internationally as an ‘all weather tourist destination’, the beautiful Queen of hills, Shimla has unfortunately turned out to be ‘all weather

Need for a responsive and transparent regime

Ensuring transparency and responsiveness at every level of governance is a big challenge for any head of the state. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

Need for AAP to check dissent voices without delay

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday released its first list of candidates for 19 constituencies for the Punjab Assembly elections, scheduled for early 2017.

Raj Bhawan versus government in HP!

A silent conflict is brewing in Himachal Pradesh… And it seems Chief Minister; Virbhadra Singh is not the one to take it lying down on certain things, even

Decoding Jat quota

It is not to question anyone’s understanding of Jat quota issue in Haryana, but to share certain things which were discussed at the Centre for Research in