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Is Congress a Muslim Party, is it against Hindus? | Ram Puniyani

May 3, 2018 - 5:44 pm in Politics

Currently there is propaganda from BJP combine that Congress is anti Hindu party. On every conceivable occasion it states that Congress is insulting Hinduism. In the wake of the verdict of Mecca Masjid blast cases; as the accused got released; BJP spokespersons…

BJP is Belittling Nehru’s Legacy… Why ? | Ram Puniyani

April 10, 2018 - 8:43 pm in Politics

Last few years there is a concerted attempt on the part of the ruling BJP to ignore and undermine the legacy of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minster…

Highlighting ‘Ramji’ in Ambedkar’s name! | Ram Puniyani

April 8, 2018 - 12:18 pm in Politics

Currently many a dalit’s leaders are up in arms and criticizing the move of UP Government of adding ‘Ramji’ in official records of Bhimrao Ambedkar.…

Adivasis seek to re-assert their traditional identity | Stan Swamy

March 26, 2018 - 2:43 pm in Politics

 ‘Adivasi history is an unbroken chain of broken promises’ (Dr.B.D.Sharma) What are these broken promises? Massive displacement without rehabilitation: Independent studies estimate that about 24 lakh acres of their land has been forcibly acquired by the…

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 states and its rising electoral support even in places where earlier it was absent, has shaken up many a…

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 Kerala. Many BJP dignitaries (twelve Union Ministers and five Chief ministers) participated in this. The one…

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…