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Thoothukudi SP Arun Balagopalan (C) Additional Superintendent of Police D Kumar (L), DSP C Prathapan (2nd from R) and police constable Maharajan ( extreme L) arrive to appear before the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court for Sathankulam custodial deaths, Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

FPJ Edit: Bring custodial torture guilty to book

The recent death of a father and son due to alleged custodial torture in Sathankulam town near Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu has focussed att...Read More

FPJ Edit: At last, Shivraj expands ministry with Scindia loyalists

FPJ Edit: At last, Shivraj expands ministry with Scindia loyalists

The long overdue expansion of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan Ministry in Madhya Pradesh finally cleared all hurdles, internal and external, on...Read More

FPJ Edit: Good citizens wear face masks and observe social distancing

FPJ Edit: Good citizens wear face masks and observe social distancing

After the initial unilateralist approach, the Centre has wisely left it to the States to devise their own policies depending on the exten...Read More

Police detain people on a bus after they cleared protesters taking part in a rally against a new national security law in Hong Kong on July 1, 2020, on the 23rd anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China.

FPJ Edit: Hong Kong under the Xi Jinping boot

Arrogant China, power-drunk China did not take even 24 hours to prove its critics right. The first arrests of pro-democracy protesters un...Read More

FPJ Edit: A symbolic ban signifying nothing

FPJ Edit: A symbolic ban signifying nothing

The ban on 59 Chinese mobile applications, including popular Tik Tok and WeChat, predictably elicited an angry response from China. A Chi...Read More

FPJ Edit: Providing much-needed relief to millions, at last

FPJ Edit: Providing much-needed relief to millions, at last

The decision to provide free rations to the poor for five more months at a time when the country is in the grip of a grave economic disru...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation through his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat, in New Delhi on Sunday.

FPJ Edit: Much needed reassurance on the border situation

Given how little we know of the actual situation at the disputed Indo-China border, and how there is a surfeit of wild speculation, the P...Read More

FPJ Edit: Not by name change alone

FPJ Edit: Not by name change alone

Come to think of it, colour of skin and caste in India were inter-linked. Those who tilled the land, performed menial tasks under the sco...Read More

FPJ Edit: Head-start for ruling alliance in Bihar poll battle

FPJ Edit: Head-start for ruling alliance in Bihar poll battle

Normal politics is beginning to play out in small doses. The Gandhi family has taken to questioning the Prime Minister on a daily basis a...Read More

Indian community members hold an anti-China protest outside the Chinese Consulate office in Vancouver

FPJ Edit: China will have many challenges to combat

The Chinese, whose hegemonic designs are becoming increasingly clear to much of the world may well have bitten more than they can conceiv...Read More

FPJ Edit: Only ministers see green shoots of economy

FPJ Edit: Only ministers see green shoots of economy

The International Monetary Fund has revised down its growth forecast for India. It now reckons that the economy would contract by 4.5 per...Read More

FPJ Edit: Pakistan left no other option for India

FPJ Edit: Pakistan left no other option for India

The downturn in the Indo-Pak ties was widely expected. After India expelled two mid-level diplomats of the Pakistan High Commission in De...Read More

FPJ Edit: Donald Trump’s election-eve ban

FPJ Edit: Donald Trump’s election-eve ban

The latest restrictions on non-immigrant work visas by Donald Trump might hurt skilled Indians in the short-run but it would impact the U...Read More

FPJ Edit: Pandemic peak is not yet here

FPJ Edit: Pandemic peak is not yet here

The numbers are staggering, and they keep rising every day. Since the relaxation of the lockdown, the coronavirus infections have increas...Read More

FPJ Edit: Leaders are tested in the
crucible of such crises

FPJ Edit: Leaders are tested in the crucible of such crises

The ongoing face-off with China has exposed the limitations of the Indian leadership. No two questions about that. Right from the word go...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an All Party Meeting via video conferencing to discuss the situation in India-China border areas, in New Delhi on Friday.

PM Modi’s words barely conceal his intent for action

The Prime Minister told a meeting of the Opposition leaders on Friday that ‘no one has entered Indian territory or captured any military ...Read More

FPJ Edit: Question mark over Congress ties with China

FPJ Edit: Question mark over Congress ties with China

A fresh political controversy has erupted with the recent reminder in a section of the media that Congress president Sonia Gandhi, her so...Read More

FPJ Edit: RS polls take BJP closer to its goal

FPJ Edit: RS polls take BJP closer to its goal

The NDA’s quest to reach a majority in the Rajya Sabha especially to help its constitutional amendments go through smoothly moved a step ...Read More

Jan Adhikar Party president Pappu Yadav along with supporters participates in a candle light march in solidarity with Colonel Santosh Babu, who was among 20 martyred during a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh, in Patna on Thursday

FPJ Edit: Global trade boycott needed to tame the Chinese dragon

The death of 20 Indian soldiers on Monday night at the disputed border with China in eastern Ladakh has certainly made a peaceful settlem...Read More

FPJ EDit: Narendra Modi’s biggest test in the last six years

FPJ EDit: Narendra Modi’s biggest test in the last six years

The death of 20 Indian soldiers, including a colonel, in a violent face-off with the People’s Liberation Army on the Line of Actual Contr...Read More

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