‘Day zero’ looms large

Water Crisis By Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) A Division Bench of the Madras High Court directed all district collectors across Tamil Nadu to constitute committees...

Will centre be sympathetic?

Bengal Cyclone Amphan By Insaf It’s a double whammy for West Bengal. Struggling to meet the challenge of coronovirus and under the Centre’s radar, the State...

Ties at their best

Hasina in India By Dr D.K Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Seikh Hasina was in India last week to bolster multiple ties. Of late,...

Injustice within law

Matrimonial Violence By Dr S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) On 14th September, the Supreme Court, dealing with a PIL stated that Parliament that enacted a law...

Season of poison

Communal Speeches By Poonam I Kaushish Democracy is a conflict of interests masquerading as a contest of principles in this theekha-dhoondhar election season. A saying which...

Budget After Poll

Shift to agro-rural economy By Shivaji Sarkar Gujarat elections are likely to change the focus of Indian economic policies. The last full Budget of the...

States take the brunt

  Season Of Protests By Insaf It's a season of protests. Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, Maharashtra and Delhi are among various States which have...

Bjp’s Nirvana 2019?

Ayodhya Again By Poonam I Kaushish Politicians are an unholy lot! They take a "holier than thou attitude" on anything and everything be it religion or...

Expanding tax net imperative

Revenue Generation By Dhurjati Mukherjee Lack of adequate resources is a major impediment for a country like India which has to meet huge challenges of...

A critical assessment

16th Lok Sabha By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The last session of the 16th Lok Sabha came to an end on February 13...

Don’t be power hungry

Congressisation of BJP By Sagarneel Sinha The year 2019 is a historic year for the BJP as it is the first time that the Party returned...

Triumph of Indian diplomacy

Masood Azhar Episode By Dr. D.K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) After 10 years of diplomatic endeavours by India, lately backed by France, UK and USA, Massod...

Are firms being honest?

CSR Obligations By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Finance Ministry’s recent assurance to do away with criminal penalty on company officials for failing to meet their spending obligations...

Exit Britain, enter India

By Dr D.K.Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) Any event involving a major power impacts the world politics and economy. So how can 'Brexit'- the exit of...

The road ahead

Kashmir Unhinged By Poonam I Kaushish The air in J&K is thick with a sense of jamais vu. By abrogating Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu...

What is the way out?

NRC Conundrum By Dhurjati Mukherjee The politics over the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam is turning into a hot potato. While the media...

India & EU

Growing partnership? By Dr. D.K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) The India-European Union 14th Summit meeting in New Delhi on 6th October focused on closer cooperation on...

No place for girls

Rape Country By Poonam I Kaushish India is at war with its girls and women. As tales of savagery and nightmarish drugging, beating and rape of...

Ideology be damned

MP Crisis By Insaf To be or not to be, that is the question. Not just in Madhya Pradesh but across parties, States and of course...

Competetive spirit vital

Budget Review By Shivaji Sarkar The Central budget needs to relook at taxes and other provisions for attracting investments and steps to fight global trade tensions....