Politics

Macron’s travails continue

Macron’s travails continue

May 30, 2019

Over 300,000 French gathered in the streets on May Day, protesting against President Emmanuel Macron’s economics and politics.

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Agenda for Modi 2.0

Agenda for Modi 2.0

May 24, 2019

An important message was lost in the cacophony of support and ridicule that followed Modi’s surprise visit to the Himalayas last week.

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Modi magic wave II

Modi magic wave II

May 24, 2019

Turning the 17th general election into a virtual referendum on himself and his rule, Prime Minister Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi retained his magic to establish majority for the ruling party and completely decimate a divided grand alliance against him.

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Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income

May 23, 2019

Universal basic income (UBI) has faced a lot of criticism, notably from businesses and the political right wing. But it must continue and reach more people across the world.

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‘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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