Meghalaya

Like in all Catholic Churches throughout the world, the washing of the feet of chosen twelve men,  representing the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, was performed at the Grotto [Full Article...]

Regional

Modi pro-industrialists and anti-farmers: Rahul

Guwahati:  Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday reiterated that the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was pro- industrialists and did not bother much about the poor farmers. Addressing a party’s election rally in Nagaon , a hub of agriculture and horticulture products in Central Assam, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the Congress [Full Article...]

National

Campaigning likely to hot up in coming days in Telangana

Hyderabad: Barely ten days to go for the D-day, the lacklustre, listless and low key campaigning in Telangana, which has gained statehood is expected to kick up lot of dust and din in the coming days with top-notch politicians descending early next week to woo the electorate. Congress and BJP presidents Sonia Gandhi and [Full Article...]

International

Anger mounts after bodies found trapped inside

South Korean ferry tragedy JINDO/MOKPO: Angry relatives of more than 200 people, mostly children, missing inside a sunken South Korea ferry demanded authorities act now to raise the vessel and hit out at officials, including the country’s president, as hopes of finding survivors faded. Divers saw three bodies floating through a window of a [Full Article...]

Sports

‘Kings XI poised for maiden IPL title this year’

New Delhi: Devastating South Africa batsman David Miller believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year. The Punjab outfit, who have only once qualified for the knockout stage in the six editions of the event, made smart buys in the players auction [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Stagflation in sight?

    Inflation figures relating to the consumer price index and wholesale price index for March have been released. The downward trend shown in inflation previously has been reversed. Wholesale inflation increased from 4.68% in February to 5.7% in March. Retail inflation increased from 8.03% to 8.31% in the same period. Vegetables and fruit experienced an inflationary surge. Wholesale inflation in manufactured goods has also gone up. It looks as if the economy is heading for a stagflationary crisis. It s argued that monetary policy is not effective in controlling food [Full Article...]