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Kamal Haasan’s Dravidian identity project | Vidya Bhushan Rawat

January 21, 2018 - 10:44 am in Politics

Kamal Haasan has called for strengthening a Pan Indian Dravidian identity and asked the chief ministers of all the South Indian States : Tamilnadu, Kerala, Puducherry, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to have a join front so that they can extract more…

For 2019, Left should be part of Secular Democratic Alliance | Ram Puniyani

December 21, 2017 - 1:25 pm in Politics

In the fact of the rising electoral strength of BJP, particularly after it massive victory in 2014 General elections, its coming to power in different…

Attempts to Polarize ‘God’s Own Country’

November 1, 2017 - 11:11 am in Politics

Earlier in the year (2017) BJP President Amit Shah had launched ‘Jan Suraksha Yatra’, a two-week program to highlight the death of RSS workers in…

Will BSP nurture young Ambedkarites or turn a family party?

October 9, 2017 - 10:15 am in Politics

Today we remember a great social scientist of India who changed the nature of politics and political movement in India. Whatever the brahmanical elite may say about him, late Kanshiram influenced the Indian polity more than anyone else in mid 1980s and the…

BLEEDING KASHMIR: THE LAND OF KHAKHI, STONE PELTING AND HOPE

June 13, 2017 - 6:08 pm in Governance, Politics

Speaking at a lecture organized by the Centre for Study of Society and Secularism, G.D Parikh Centre for Educational Studies, and Vicharvedh, Mr. Bashir Manzar, the editor of a leading Kashmiri newspaper Kashmir Images, said “If the BJP were to go by the…

Yogi as CM: Portents for Politics in India

April 9, 2017 - 3:03 pm in Politics

The spectacular victory of BJP in UP Assembly poll was capped by choosing of Adityanath Yogi as the Chief Minister of UP. He had not contested for the Assembly nor was he projected as the Chief Minister by BJP before polls. Why so many eyebrows have been raised…

Time for Akhilesh Yadav to assert

October 24, 2016 - 11:44 pm in Politics

What happened in Lucknow today exposed the intricacies of the biggest political family in Uttar Pradesh. The aim was like a palace coup against Akhilesh Yadav in which the father became a prisoner of his past and 'greatness' who saw virtual humiliation of…

Pawar powers truth against unjust arrest

September 11, 2016 - 4:34 pm in Politics

Truth remains truth even if it is said that for some opportunistic political gains. The politicians would love to speak the truth when political benefits can be accessed. Political narratives are fashioned depending on the exigencies of the situation. The…

Population Policy Bhagwat Style

August 30, 2016 - 1:16 pm in Politics

Thomas Malthus was the 1st economist to propose the systematic theory of population.  His essay on the principle of population, Malthus proposed the principle that the human population expands in the geometrical progression while the food production grows…

Unity with ideological clarity is the only way to defeat hegemonists

August 3, 2016 - 10:32 am in Politics

We know the violence against the Dalits, Muslims, Adivasis and Christians is on the rise and it needs to be resisted fully. That law and order agencies are not doing their duties as prescribed to them under the constitution of India. Now we have the 'Sawan…