The Statesman (India)

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - PC Mohanan resigned in January end as acting chairman of the National Statistical Commission (NSC) over withholding of the National Sample Survey Office’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) 2017- 18 containing employment data, even after the report had been vetted by the NSC in December 2018.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Madhyamik 2019, the first public examination, has been jinxed from the start ~ a symptom of the murk that plagues education in general.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - First light on Friday virtually shut the window on an immediate strike to counter the outrage at Pulwama, so now there will be the routine high-level security meetings, visits to the site where a car bomb took the lives of some 40 CRPF personnel, etc, and hopefully the think-tank on national security will formulate and implement a strategy that will go beyond avenging the deaths ~ counting bodies is a zero-sum game.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - A puerile controversy has erupted at a critical juncture.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Votaries of the British Empire often described the Indian Civil Service (ICS) as the steel frame which held the British-Indian empire together.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Crafting that caption might appear inappropriate on Valentine’s Day, but since it refers to the curtain coming down on the 16th Lok Sabha its accuracy can hardly be questioned. 

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - From both the domestic and international perspectives, Tuesday’s initiative by the Democrats and Republicans will avert yet another shutdown of Donald Trump’s America.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - It would be a lethal oversimplification to deal with the fire in the Arpit Palace Hotel in the Karol Bagh area of the Capital as a horror story, or an accident.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Unpleasant truths hurt, cause pain.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - President Trump has decided to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.