Two states renew hope, peace

AFSPA Withdrawn By Insaf Holding peace is rewarding. The Centre has rightly acknowledged it in two north eastern States. Early this week, Union Home Ministry revoked...

Keep politics at arm’s length

Rift in Judiciary By Dr S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Unstoppable politics has already entered the portals of the judiciary with the CPM General Secretary, indicating...

Main vip hoon, tum kaun?

New Grammar of Rajniti Poonam I Kaushish The more things change the more they remain the same. Daily we are treated to some mindless antics, inane...

Sinister shawdow in S. India

Lanka's Jehadi Killings By Dr. D.K. Giri (Prof. International Politics, JMI) The house searches and arrests of three suspects in North of Kerala by the National Investigating...

Transparency via secrecy

Electoral Bonds By Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) The Supreme Court has passed a very important interim order concerning funding of political parties for election. It...

Fast track caste politics

Pre-Election Mood By Dr.S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) In recent days, one cannot help noticing that some of the long pending demands of caste groups are...

Environmental Crises

India choking, reduce Co2 By Dr. Oishee Mukherjee Over the last week India is choking. Thanks to the dangerously poisonous air we breathe as most cities...

Playing with communal fire

By Inder Jit (Released on 31 May 1983) Communalism continues to grow and grow fast. Mr. Charan Singh’s timely alert against disaster has made thinking people...

Will ncap clean the air?

India's Polluted Cities By Dhurjati Mukherjee Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. New data from WHO shows that 9 out...

Gharib ki joru sab ki bhabhi!

Modi Vs All By Poonam I Kaushish History has an uncanny knack of repeating itself. Circa 1971, 1977 and 1989 Opposition Parties bandied together to form...

BJP battles for allies

2019: War of Positions By Poonam I Kaushish Italian Marxist, Antonio Gramsci's 'War of Positions' and 'War of Manoeuvres' indicate two different phases in a power...

Follow the rule of law

Dear Editor, Apex Tani Foundation (APTAFO) NGO is really concern about the recent torching of homes at Mabira Village in Namsai. Torching down of village is...

Quota for well-off irrational?

Creamy Layer By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Government's decision, of implementing the concept of 'creamy layer' by disallowing a section of OBCs reservation benefits in the UPSC...

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...

Whose corrupt in whose eyes?

‘Power’of Corruption By Poonam I Kaushish When does money become dirt? When it begins to stick. As the Kartigate corruption saga explodes on the political firmament, it has...

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...

Is it justified?

Encounter Killing By Dr. Oishee Mukherjee The killings of four persons in Hyderabad allegedly accused of rape once again point to organized violence of the State....

Creating positive synergy?

Bank Mergers By Dhurjati Mukherjee The NDA Government's decision to merge State-run banks to reduce their losses appears so far to have been taken rightly. The...

Is anti-nationalism new black?

Govt Stifling Freedom? By Poonam I Kaushish Democracy is a conflict of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. An adage which nails our leaders angst...

Rational rates possible

Soaring Oil Prices By Shivaji Sarkar Oil prices have put the economy on flames. Rising inflation may not reflect in statistics, but it is impacting prices...