Saturday, December 15, 2018

Reopening debate

Death Penalty By Dr. S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Justice Kurien Joseph, on the eve of his retirement, delivered a judgement commuting the death sentence...

Centre prompt, states slow

Judicial Appointments By Dhurjati Mukherjee It is gratifying to note that in recent months the Centre has been quite prompt in clearing appointment of judges. Lately...

Reaping political benefits?

Cow, Profitable Business By Poonam I Kaushish The drumbeaters are busy serenading the victorious in the keenly fought five States polls, the losers sulk behind closed...

Democracy or Oligarchy?

Poll Campaigning By Proloy Bagchi We are in the midst of election season, with as many as five States results to start pouring out early next...

Jai ho India!!

G-20 Summit By Dr. D. K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) The biggest take-away for India from the 13th G-20 Summit in Buenos Aires was what happened...

Humanising entertainment

Banning Animals In Circus By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The Centre’s draft proposal to ban the use of all animals in any performance,...

Jugglery of growth figures

New GDP Data By Dhurjati Mukherjee The recent re-estimation of GDP using 2011-12 as the base year has created a controversy and not without reason...

Cat out of the bag!

Governor Centre's Stooge By Poonam I Kaushish “Agar Dilli ki taraf dekhta to Lone ki sarkaar banti or mai itihaas mein ek baimaan aadmi ke taur...

March for salvation

Farmers Destitution By Shivaji Sarkar Elections and competitive promises for loan waivers for farmers are inseparable. Despite this, the farm distress doesn’t end. Even if not...

India’s best friend ever!

Donald Trump By Dr D.K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) The Donald Trump Administration has just warned Pakistan to punish the perpetrators of the horrendous violence in...


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