Review Petitions in SC on EWS Quota

NEW DELHI, Dec 7: Challenging the majority judgement of the Supreme Court upholding 10 per cent reservation for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) among the unreserved categories, the All India Backward Classes Federation on Wednesday filed a review petition in the apex court. The review petition said the majority opinions of three judges on the Bench […]

Zero Covid: China relents, eases curbs to contain mass agitation against Xi regime

Virendra Pandit    New Delhi: Rattled to the core because of widespread mass agitations against Zero Covid policy and the Communist regime led by President Xi Jinping, China on Wednesday eased many pandemic restrictions, allowed some people to quarantine at home rather than in centralized camps, and scrapped compulsory test requirements to enter most public […]

Sri Aurobindo at 150: How he stood against caste discrimination and a more inclusive Hinduism

(Written by Guru Prakash Paswan and Sudarshan Ramabadran) Bengal has produced several seminal thinkers who have set up the foundations of our progress as a civilisational nation-state. Celebrating 75 years of Independence this year, India is taking nascent but steady steps towards enabling social cohesion and is contributing to enabling diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ramakrishna […]

Gautam Adani among 3 Indian billionaires on Forbes Asia Heroes of Philanthropy list

Singapore, Dec 6 (PTI) Indian billionaires Gautam Adani, Shiv Nadar, and Ashok Soota, as well as Malaysian-Indian businessman Brahmal Vasudevan and his lawyer wife Shanthi Kandiah, were named in the 16th edition of Forbes Asia’s Heroes of Philanthropy list released on Tuesday. The unranked list “highlights leading altruists in the Asia-Pacific region who demonstrated a […]