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Caring for the Poor

A debate is raging on what constitutes ‘freebies’ and whether the welfare measures undertaken by the governments would come under it.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
26 Sep 2022

Freebie Culture

It is important to mention that India is a welfare state. The government should be guided by the needs of the poorest of the poor, not by the whims and fancies of the politicians.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
26 Sep 2022


Release of eight Cheetahs, brought from Namibia, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 72nd birthday on 17th September

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
26 Sep 2022

The Indian National Congress (INC) was founded by Allan Octavian Hume, a British civil servant.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
26 Sep 2022

The allegation that Jawaharlal Nehru did nothing to keep alive the memory of Subhash Chandra Bose is false to the core

Ram Puniyani Ram Puniyani
26 Sep 2022

Horse-trading involving MLAs has become the biggest threat to the functioning of democratic governments

M L Satyan M L Satyan
26 Sep 2022

Turncoats are common in Indian politics. But what happened in Goa takes the cake. A senior Congress leader recently claimed that he switched sides after permission from God

Pachu Menon Pachu Menon
26 Sep 2022

Fifty years is a unique occasion to rejoice and thank God for what Federation Asian Bishops’ Conference (FABC) has achieved with God's grace

Felix Wilfred Felix Wilfred
26 Sep 2022

There is an urgent need to rein in recovery agents, outsourced by financial companies, who act ruthlessly, leading to many untoward instances

Aarti Aarti
26 Sep 2022

With all the skirmishes going on between the governors of the different states, especially those ruled by the opposition and the elected representatives

Robert Clements Robert Clements
26 Sep 2022