Author: Pushkal Kumar

Rahul Gandhi congratulates PM Modi on World Theatre Day

Minimum Income Guarantee is steroid, not crutch

At some point around 1789 when the French queen, Marie-Antoinette, was told that her subjects had no bread to eat, she is believed to have said, “let them eat cake”! Some of the criticisms of the proposed Minimum Income Guarantee betrays similar arrogance and/or naivety. While the response of the[Read More…]

Congress likely to back opposition nominee for RS Deputy Chairman

Let the lawmakers make laws

Louis XVI in 1787 reminded the Parlement of Paris in vain that it was a mere registering body of royal edicts. Indian Parliament needs no such reminder, for it has, of its own free will, reduced itself to that position. In the Westminster system that we follow, the executive is a creation[Read More…]

Goa: BJP MLA Lobo complaints over beef-shortage, blames ‘gau-rakshaks’ for same

Both Sides Guilty?

Commenting on the incidence of lynching of Pehlu Khan in Alwar, Rajasthan’s Home minister said “The problem is from both the sides. People know cow-trafficking is illegal but they do it …… Police will act against both sides.” This statement is being seen by many as an unfortunate attempt to[Read More…]

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