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Adivasi Community has right of ownership over natural resources’

January 22, 2018 - 5:16 pm in Governance

‘Adivasi Community has right of ownership over natural resources’ Supreme Court says: YES . . . Government says: NO Some facts: (1) The Central Indian States of M.P, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Bengal are blessed with enormous amount of minerals,…

A fatal blow to be judiciary | Rajindar Sachar

January 18, 2018 - 11:28 pm in Governance

There is a colloquial (this house got burnt with its own (House Stove). I was reminded of this on the day when 4 judges held a press conference and mentioned…

Open letter to Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India

January 16, 2018 - 6:17 pm in Governance

16 January 2018 Copy: President of India 200 ANNIVERSAY OF THE BATTLE OF BHIMA- KOREGAON AND CONTINUING ATROCITIES AGAINST DALITS AND MINORITIES IN INDIA…

Expedite the criminal proceedings of undertrials – Jharkhand | Stan Swamy

January 9, 2018 - 11:14 am in Governance

Persecuted Prisoners’ Solidarity Committee (PPSC), a platform of Lawyers, Activists and socially committed persons moves the High Court to expedite the criminal proceedings long pending before various criminal courts in the state against the hundreds of…

Ayodhya Dispute: Need for Upholding Law

December 14, 2017 - 10:56 am in Governance

The dispute around Babri Mosque seems to be unending. Just weeks ago we saw Sri Sri Ravishankar, the well known founder of ‘Art of Living’ stepping in to settle it ‘out of Court’. Now RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat (24th November 2017) has made a statement…

Learning from Obama’s saner advice and Trump’s madness | Vidya Bhushan Rawat

December 3, 2017 - 3:43 pm in Governance

Former US President Barak Obama was here for participating at summit organised by a newspaper and also spoke to what he termed as 'future leaders' at the #townhall gathering. Speaking about India, Prime Minister and other issues, Obama mentioned clearly that…

Common Land (‘Commons’) cannot be part of Land Bank | Stan Swamy

November 21, 2017 - 3:36 am in Governance

‘Land Bank’, as announced by Jharkhand govt, consists of 20.56 lakh Acres Land.  Out of this, 10.56 lakh acres have already been earmarked for New Companies in Jharkhand under the Momentum Jharkhand. Out of 10.56 lakh acres 8,57,624 acres (81.21%) are…

Revolution is not Bitcoin but Blockchain, replacing double entry Bookkeeping and Banks.

October 21, 2017 - 1:37 pm in Economics, Governance

The reason why digital fiat currency (DFC) is making capitalism obsolescent is that there is no need for loans, debts, interest or capital repayment, hence no need for banks, in the system. Money creation and spending is done by a central bank that, if the…

Sectarianism suppressing democratic Right of Expression | Ram Puniyani

October 20, 2017 - 4:11 pm in Governance

Freedom of expression has been the core value which accompanied the struggle for India’s Independence. The British did attempt to stifle the voices of dissent but the freedom fighters did see this as a crucial mechanism of rooting democratic ethos in the…

Not ‘Fake’ but unable to meet Digital’ demands | Stan Swamy

October 8, 2017 - 5:22 pm in Governance

Ration Cards of the Poorest of the poor cancelled as ‘Fake’ 11,64,000 ration cards cancelled as ‘fake’; 2,71,000 old-age pensioners have been declared ‘fake’; pruning of MGNREGA applicants as ‘fake’ Jharkhand govt gave a full page ad on 22nd…