Rejuvenation of Rivers

Challenge to politics, faith By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The Union Government has plans to clean all rivers in the country — a...

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...

Economic Revival

Discard top-down approach By Dhurjati Mukherjee Suddenly there is a great momentum for the need to revive the economy. After recent criticism by former finance minister...

One India, One Poll

Halt perpetual election circus By Poonam I Kaushish Winds of change are in the air. Is India readying for a reform in our election cycle? Dumping...

Growth With Equity

Far-fetched ideal in India By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) “India’s dynamics are striking. It is the country with the highest gap between the...

Railways’ Priority

Bullet train or infrastructure? By Dhurjati Mukherjee The recent tragedy at Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road foot over-bridge where over 23 persons died and 39 injured due to...

Right-wing Surge in Germany

Indian model for Europe! By Dr.D.K.Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) Liberals as well as progressives in Germany are shocked by the 19th Bundestag (Parliament) results. For the...

Gandhi’s Parables

Does he make a difference? By Poonam I Kaushish “What do you think of Gandhi? You mean Pappu,” dismissed a 25-year old disparagingly. “Silly, I am...

EAC Task Cut Out

Focus on farm sector & tame banks By Shivaji Sarkar The poor and the economy have taken centre stage in Indian politics. Prime Minister Modi feels...

India’s Quest For UNSC

Tough test for Modi By Dr.D.K.Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) India made yet another bid for becoming a permanent member of the UN Security Council. Foreign Minister...

Leftist Legacy & Influence:

Aam aadmi should be priority By Dhurjati Mukherjee The recent elections to Delhi University, JNU and Hyderabad University bear testimony to the fact that Left philosophy...

India’s “Boat People”

Gets Tough On Rohingya Migrants By Poonam I Kaushish In the summer of 1975, hundreds of thousands of people fled South Vietnam after the fall of...

UN warns of severe crisis

Poor’s money at risk By Shivaji Sarkar Even as Finance Minister Jaitley looks for new ways and methods to rejuvenate the Indian economy, the world economic...

Urban Floods

Common global crisis By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore or Delhi — urban flooding has become a common recurring factor in...

Modi-Abe Bonhomie

‘Japindia’ vs ‘Chindia’ By Dr D. K. Giri (Prof, International Politics, JMI) The India-Japan bilateral summit between Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shizo Abe was viewed...

Land Allotment

Elite plot, poor suffer By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Supreme Court has rightly decided to frame guidelines for allotting public land and put a halt to whims...

India’s Bullet Train

Careful balancing era? By Shivaji Sarkar India launches the fastest train project – the high speed bullet – with Japanese aid and collaboration at Ahmedabad. It...

Delhi Univ Polls

Hope for Cong, BJP frowns By Insaf Delhi brings a smile to the Congress and its leadership. Elections to the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) provide...

Myanmar Communal Strife

What could India do? By Prof. (Dr.) DK Giri (Prof, International Politics, JMI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Myanmar following a successful BRICS summit was not...

Warming Signals

Steps too little, too late By Dhurjati Mukherjee Most countries, including India, have announced various measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but these are abysmally inadequate....