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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…

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…

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…

Ambedkar’s path alone will liberate Dalits

July 20, 2016 - 9:00 pm in Politics

It was good to see Ms Mayawati in her strong way taking on the Sangh Parivar. She need to return to her old self. There is no need to read from written text in Parliament. It is time for her to now go back to cadre and ask them to go for full blow. BJP's attempted…

BJP at 2: Economic Slowdown, Social Divide and Institutional Erosion

June 17, 2016 - 4:20 pm in Politics

The BJP has completed two years in the office recently showcasing its achievements with public money  followed by the national executive meeting of the party. The prime minister has congratulated his government for its achievements of   ‘development’…

Acche din for hate mongers

May 29, 2016 - 10:01 pm in Politics

It was unfortunate to hear the legal brain of the government Mr Arun Jaitley expressing helplessness on the issue of online trolling of people on the day when the prime minister was holding a meeting with his party’s ‘social media volunteers’ in Delhi. …

TWO YEARS OF MODI RAJ

May 25, 2016 - 9:43 pm in Politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed two yrs in PM office. He had taken oath as the 14th Prime Minister of India on 26th May, 2014. That oath ceremony was historical for both BJP and the Nation. Premier of the SAARC countries were also present to mark…