While Shivraj appears humble and will promise the moon despite knowing practical difficulties, Diggy was quite blunt. Ironically, people want their leaders to be dream merchants, don’t want them to be harsh.
Through past five months, or after pulling out its support to Mehbooba Mufti-led State Government the BJP did try to find an alternative to Mehbooba.
It is now increasingly becoming clear Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had miscalculated his chances in advancing elections by eight months. Apparently, it was to deny the opposition time to regroup, but ironically the decision only acted as a catalyst that accelerated the formation of a grand alliance against[Read More…]
As the world’s largest democracy, it is important that India act as a role model in many aspects. Considering ‘Media as Fourth pillar of its State’, India should be in forefront in safeguarding its media and promoting press freedom on the international stage. As a founding member of the Community[Read More…]
Six reasons why ‘Shivraj factor’ may not be enough for BJP’s fourth straight victory in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: BJP has won three consecutive assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and it now hopes that after this long period of 15 years, people would once again repose their faith in the party. Many within the BJP reassure themselves by saying that the party’s vote share in MP was far[Read More…]
In view of their energy demand, the US which has imposed the second wave of sanctions on Iran, has exempted 8 countries, including India, Japan, South Korea and China from any punitive trade actions for six months. Shut off from dollar-dominated exchange, Iran will sell its oil to these countries[Read More…]
Nehruvian thoughts are more relevant in the country now, particularly in the backdrop of the dangers from religious superstition, obscurantism and fundamentalism. To examine the Nehruvian legacy is to renew the fight against religious deformations in thought and practice. As one of the titans of the national movement and the[Read More…]
Political crisis in Lanka: President Sirisena comes under pressure over dissolution of parliament while US, Japan block aids
Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena has dissolved parliament and has called snap election in the country for January 5, forcing his political rival and deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to challenge the President’s decision in the country’s Supreme Court. Is the Sri Lankan President’s move aimed at scoring political points for[Read More…]
The book India Wins Freedom gives a detailed description and analysis of the formation of India and the meaning of India partitioned ‘Pakistan’. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad is a person who is the custodian of being a pacifist, well-read, peace-loving, an intellectual of secularism, sovereignty and a man of his[Read More…]
From the agenda of development the guiding principle of the present disposition has taken a turn towards repainting the symbols that once stood for national unity, integrity and secularism. In the scheme of thing, the next step is to demonise Muslim rulers. From changing names of the cities and railway[Read More…]