Sins of defection

Gaddi And Gaddari By Poonam I Kaushish In the monsoon season it is raining Party splitting. One doesn’t know who is sleeping with whom and who...

Weak may sink strong

Bank Mergers By Dhurjati Mukherjee It has been reported that the GDP has grown by only 5 per cent in the quarter ended June, which was...

Uttarakhand shows way

Cluster Ventures By Shivaji Sarkar A country that is having crunch of jobs is going a different way for creation of livelihood in the poorest areas...

New India’s youth say big no

Shah's CAA India’s educated youth is standing up! The country is in turmoil to put it mildly and New Delhi in a conundrum, as the...

Fund crunch in Pvt sector

Economic Survey By Shivaji Sarkar India, now the fifth largest economy and aiming to become the third, is growing at 5 per cent in 2019-20, says...

Deadly nudge by Corona

Health & Economics By Dr. Oishee Mukherjee The economy seems to be at a virtual standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic, even though the death toll...

Globalisation via local route

Atmanirbhar Bharat By Dr S. Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Atmanirbhar Bharat, meaning self-reliant India, is the goal set before us as a panacea to recover...

Cut years, educate more

Costlier NEP By Shivaji Sarkar The much awaited New Education Policy (NEP) has turned out to be old wine in not a well-crafted supposedly new...

Economic Slowdown

Can Modi undo mistakes? By Dhurjati Mukherjee The recent fall of the GDP to an all-time low has not only led to severe criticism of Prime...

Campus Politics Unlawful

Repeat court verdict By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court decisively banned student politics in college campuses...

New Congress President

Will he usher in change? By Dhurjati Mukherjee The elevation of Rahul Gandhi to the top position of the Congress augurs well for the party’s fortunes,...

Pseudo unity in diversity!

Culture of Protests By Poonam I Kaushish How hypocritical is Mera Bharat Mahan. In a week when India celebrated its 68th Republic Day drumbeating Unity in...

Media exposed

The sting operation carried out by news website Cobrapost have exposes how Indian media houses plays scandalous politics behind the scene. During the investigation...

Caste, class bias must end

Dalit Activism By Dhurjati Mukherjee There is lot of news in the media concerning the Dalits, who in recent months have asserted their right to a...

Privatisation no answer

Banking Crisis By Moin Qazi Famous investment leader Warren Buffett said, "It's only when the tide goes out that you realise who has been swimming naked"....

Govt bid to weaken act?

Right to Information By Dr S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) A Bill to amend the Right to Information Act 2005 seeks to vest the power of...

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...

Biting more than can chew

Quotas And Queues By Poonam I Kaushish Quotas and queues are back on the political platter amidst hectic electioneering in five States. But with a good...

Defined by political narratives

Society Intellectualism By Sagarneel Sinha In the present era, slowly and gradually, intellectualism is being, more or less characterised by political narratives of left and right....

Revive Gandhian values

Widening Inequality By Dhurjati Mukherjee Poverty has been plaguing most countries of South Asia, specially India. Successive governments have tried to eradicate poverty but such attempts...