Politics

‘A Modi-fied Code of Conduct for BJP’

‘A Modi-fied Code of Conduct for BJP’

April 29, 2019

Has the Election Commission of India, supposed to ensure free and fair elections, failed to do its job. The opposition Congress party has approached the Supreme Court, alleging the poll body was turning a blind eye to complaints against Shah and Modi.

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The distance between the reel  and real

The distance between the reel and real

April 28, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been cannily using noted Indian celebrities since 2014 as his messengers. This cohabitation has accelerated in the election season as not only are a string of actors and pop artists joining his party, many others are happy to lend their shoulders ...

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Macron’s challengers

Macron’s challengers

April 25, 2019

The Gilet Jaune movement in France is in many ways a throwback to Emmanuel Macron’s own insurrection two years ago.

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Broken peace in Sri Lanka

Broken peace in Sri Lanka

April 23, 2019

A shocking, well coordinated and string of bombings in churches and hotels on Easter Sunday across cities in Sri Lanka has claimed the life of more than 290 people and injured around 500. As investigation is launched, global community is shocked that the Emerald Island has fallen...

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Elections are here again, but where are the jobs?

Elections are here again, but where are the jobs?

April 22, 2019

As India votes in the 17th general elections, unemployment has reached a crisis level. According to a leaked employment survey, joblessness is the highest in the last five decades.

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The march of Indian democracy

The march of Indian democracy

April 18, 2019

India has conducted its electoral democracy successfully over the last seven decades.

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Democracy in Africa

Democracy in Africa

April 16, 2019

After several stumbles, democracy seems to be advancing in Africa again. Fragile yet taking baby steps ahead. The world needs to encourage this.

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French unrest

French unrest

April 15, 2019

France needs to revive its smaller towns and rural areas to address the root cause of the Yellow Vests movement.

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Elections in India and Indonesia

Elections in India and Indonesia

April 14, 2019

If you thought that the only similarity between Indonesia and India is the first three and last two words of the country’s names, you would be surprised to know the similitude between the two countries.

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India in poll mode, first phase kicks off on April 11

India in poll mode, first phase kicks off on April

April 10, 2019

India is all set to witness a high octane electoral battle on April 11, the first phase of the seven phased general election. This is the 17th general election in India since it became independent in 1947 and conducted its first general election in 1951-52.

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