The Statesman (India)
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The relentless ruckus over the Rafale purchase must not be permitted to drown the validity of the lament of the families of two test pilots of the Indian Air Force who were killed when checking- out a supposedly refurbished Mirage 2000 strike aircraft at HAL’s airport in Bengaluru on February 1.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - An international conference on electronic voting held in Chennai on 13 February 2010, in the interest of the electoral process remaining free, fair, transparent and accountable to the voter, resolved that the Electronic Voting Machines should provide for a voter verifiable paper trail.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - That child labour comprises 13 per cent of India’s workforce should make citizens cower in shame but Indians have neither compunction in employing the under-aged or being served by them, so focused is the country on getting work done cheap.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - That two former economic advisers to the Government of India appointed by governments with totally different ideologies, Kaushik Basu and Arvind Subramanian, have seriously considered the idea of a universal basic income for India suggests that there is good reason not to dismiss it just because the Congress has proposed it in the run-up to the ballot.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Nearly three years after the Brexit referendum, a majority of Britons still can’t believe that they could vote to exit Europe.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - One feels sorry for Ms Hua Chunying, the Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman, who was compelled to parrot her master’s voice, the Communist Party of China, pertaining to outlandish and absurd territorial claims on the southern slopes of the Indian Himalayas of the state of Arunachal Pradesh, thereby trying to defend the indefensible.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - If we for a few moments keep aside what Macaulay or English education taught us, and consider what the Hindu thinkers thought of their state. The rajya or state comprised the monarch whose minimal duties were three-fold.
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Sadly for Hasina, castigation by the Western establishment for having compromised on probity in holding the 11th parliamentary polls is refusing to fade away in the continued onslaught by lobbies detrimental to her political interests