Politics

Ram temple dispute: a timeline

Ram temple dispute: a timeline

November 9, 2019

On November 9, the five-member Constitution bench led by the chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi cleared the way for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya.

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Despite international murmurs, India in no hurry on Kashmir

Despite international murmurs, India in no hurry o

November 5, 2019

India’s tryst with 'influencing' international opinion on Kashmir continues unabated. After the visit of 27 Members of Europe Parliament (MEPs), reportedly of Right Wing persuasion, came the visit of German chancellor Angela Merkel, last week.

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Kashmir: Indian MPs barred, red carpet for European lawmakers

Kashmir: Indian MPs barred, red carpet for Europea

October 29, 2019

Even as the three former chief ministers continue to be incarcerated and thousand others jailed for more than 80 days, Modi government has rolled out a red carpet welcome to the European lawmakers to mobilise global opinion on Kashmir.

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Elections for Congress sans the Gandhis

Elections for Congress sans the Gandhis

October 29, 2019

Last week’s election in Haryana was proof that even if the Gandhis stay away from election campaigns the party can function on its own. All it needs is a plan!

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Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds

Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds

October 17, 2019

The battle between Turkish and Kurdish forces in northern Syria has put the entire region at risk and revived fears of IS staging a comeback. The arrival of Syrian Army to defend its borders poses a serious challenge to Russia, which has strategic ties with both the nations.

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Greta Thunberg and her band of youth

Greta Thunberg and her band of youth

October 14, 2019

The recent months have seen thousands of students hitting the streets all over the world to protest inaction on climate change. What will happen to the cause when they grow up?

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Aarey forest: chopping Mumbai’s lungs

Aarey forest: chopping Mumbai’s lungs

October 11, 2019

The recent midnight raid on an urban forest in Mumbai where the local metro development agency culled over 2,100 trees raises once again the issue of balancing development and environment.

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China-India normalise relations

China-India normalise relations

October 11, 2019

As China observes 70 years of communism, India is in its 72nd year as an independent nation. The journeys of the two nations could not have been more different.

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Modi, Xi Jinping to meet for informal summit

Modi, Xi Jinping to meet for informal summit

October 10, 2019

The second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping is an opportunity to strengthen the bilateral relationship.

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Planet or plastic?

Planet or plastic?

October 4, 2019

On the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, TERRE Policy Centre under its Smart Campus Cloud Network (SCCN), released the first ever ‘Guideline for single-use plastic free campus’ in Fergusson college, Pune.

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