Politics

EWS Reservation: A political lollipop

EWS Reservation: A political lollipop

January 22, 2019

Is the recent legislation of providing 10 pc reservation for economically weaker section (EWS) legally tenable and practical? Or is it an easy political tool to woo a section of electorate that can fetch votes for the ruling party in the general election to be held this year.

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A Vote That Counts

A Vote That Counts

January 21, 2019

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PIO Politicians Prove a Point
Reservation Bill: A new poll pill?

Reservation Bill: A new poll pill?

January 8, 2019

Hit hard by three assembly elections recently, the Modi government is promising 10 pc reservation for economically weaker section? Can it withstand the scrutiny of the judiciary? More importantly, will it be a game changer for Modi and his team in 2019 general election?

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Is freedom of speech compromised in a democratic country like India?

Is freedom of speech compromised in a democratic c

December 27, 2018

"How much more freedom do you need in a country?" asks actor Anupam Kher in response to Naseeruddin Shah’s statement criticising mob violence and lynching incidents in the country.

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Looking back at COP24

Looking back at COP24

December 19, 2018

COP24 was the last chance to stave off climate disaster. At the end, a slow progression towards securing the future of earth is far lesser than what the climate justice activists had bargained for.

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COP24 ends, many questions remain

COP24 ends, many questions remain

December 15, 2018

The ten-day long climate change summit COP24 started on high hopes in Katowice, Poland and worked towards reaching concrete solutions. But, environmentalists say this is not enough.

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Modi wave wanes

Modi wave wanes

December 12, 2018

Distressed farmers, disillusioned youth, scared minorities, neglected tribals; alienated middle class have trounced the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in three states of north India by voting Congress back to power. Is it end of the Modi wave? Or is it beginning of an end? Interest...

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Cop24: Developed nations likely to fall short of 2020 emission targets

Cop24: Developed nations likely to fall short of 2

December 8, 2018

A report issued by UN Environment said there is a considerable gap between countries’ current preparedness for climate change and the actual measures needed to get communities ready for a future of increasing climate risks.

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The conundrum of Hanuman’s caste

The conundrum of Hanuman’s caste

December 7, 2018

Lord Hanuman, the revered disciple of Lord Ram is worshipped across Asia and world for his loyalty and dedication to the lord. The mighty Hanuman is now being dissected under saffron storm to find out his caste.

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