Ambition versus unity

West Bengal Shenanigans By Insaf West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee is on a roll. Having tasted a spectacular victory in the Assembly...

Afresh initiative

NITI Aayog & SDGs By Dr D. K. Giri (Prof. International Politics JIMMC) The NITI Aayog launched on 23 November, thefirst SDG Urban Index that ranks our...

Conference sans results

Speakers' Speak By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) As the winter session of Parliament is fast approaching, a dominant thinking in our mind is...

Deriding basic tenets

Civil Society 'Warfare'By Dhurjati MukherjeeUnderstanding of society, the process of its growth and development, as clearly enunciated by distinguished scholars, social scientists and philosophers...

Uniform Civil code, anyone?

When Gods Are Poll Cut OutsBy Poonam I Kaushish It’s the silly season of Ram-Rahim being reduced to political poll cut outs with each community...

Recoil on politics, economy

Farm Bills' Repeal By Shivaji Sarkar Finally, the three farm bills are to be withdrawn as the nation goes to polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and...

Tall, can India deliver?

COP26 PromisesBy Dhurjati Mukherjee The just-concluded COP26 summit was full of commitments as is usually the case with most major international events, but how much...

Lesson for unjust G-20

Diwali BonanzaBy Shivaji Sarkar The Indian economy is now moving up after certain unsavoury scenarios of note-ban and pandemic closures of activities. Gold sales are...

Tripura latest to wield

By Insaf UAPA Stick BJP-ruled Tripura is the latest State to join others in brazenly using the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) to stifle citizens’...

Index & reality

Hunger in IndiaBy Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)It is not in India’s fortune to remain happy with its achievements for any long time as...

Not genuine progress

High GDP GrowthBy Dhurjati Mukherjee Some economists are concerned over whether India can return to 7 per cent GDP growth. The entire outlook of our...

Peace distant dream

Indo-China: Deep DistrustBy Poonam I Kaushish Neighbour or enemy? Both. Indeed, India-China relations are like playing a poker game. Show no emotions even as one...

On paper, intent missing

COP Pledges By Shivaji Sarkar The climate summit COP26 is galore of promises as desertification the world over increases. The meet is less on concrete...

Weather events daunting

COP26 & India By Dhurjati Mukherjee As the COP26 Summit at Glasgowkicked off, the struggleof reaching an agreement to keep the world on a 1.5-degree...

Honey, we are touchy!

India's Moral TerroristBy Poonam I Kaushish One man’s food is another man’s poison. A succinct testimony to the ongoing maelstrom over growing intolerance. From love...

India must be cautious

COP26 ConcernBy Shivaji Sarkar Even as the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) proceeds, craze for electric vehicles go up, the world faces...

Sedition for up, Jammu!

Pak Cricket CheeringBy Insaf It’s no hurray for right to freedom of speech and expression in Uttar Pradesh and Jammu. The administration of the largest...

Imaginary distinction

Outsider-InsiderBy Dr. S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)Hundreds of workers who had gone to Kashmir in search of employment are reported to be fleeing...

Rural strategy critical

Towards TransformationBy Dhurjati Mukherjee Discrimination in India has greatly affected our society and widened social and economic inequality. Besides, we witness another form of discrimination,...

But will males be fair?

Making 'Her'Story….By Poonam I Kaushish In this silly season of political ennui women power seems to be the flavor of the week. Starting with Congress’s...