Post Pulwama strategies: A journalist and politician first to speak up

By Saeed Naqvi Feb 22 (IANS), Prem Shankar Jhas column in The Wire caused my mind to wander in an unlikely direction: Kanpur riots soon after the demolition of Babari Masjid. Jhas... Read more »

India and Pakistan must fight jointly terrorism

Feb 20, I went to participate in a candlelight event paying homage to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s statue on February 16, two days after the dastardly terrorist act in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir,... Read more »

Fake Operations

By D.C. Pathak  A national Intelligence organisation — like that of India — earns the respect of the countrymen because it helps the State in discharging its sovereign function of safeguarding national... Read more »

Towards creating a healthier and more productive India

By Amit Kapoor The last four years of the Narendra Modi government have seen trajectory-altering policies and programmes covering a broad spectrum of areas, from Sagarmala targeting the waterways and coastline for... Read more »

CAG report on Rafale: JPC probe certainly needed

– Oliver D’Souza The CAG has finally come out with its report on the Rafale deal and as expected it attempts  to give the government a clean chit, though, even this dubious... Read more »

India’s national security falls victim to global geopolitics and corporate rivalry

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The ongoing debate on the purchase of 36 Rafale aircraft has implications beyond the political slugfest between the Congress and BJP. A much bigger collateral damage has been... Read more »

Why does the ruling party stop students from asking questions?

Feb 13, It is disturbing how the ruling government wants University campuses to remain ‘apolitical’ by using promoting and encouraging jingoism, irrationality and toxic Hindutva ideology. The entire student gathering benefits if... Read more »

BJP may rue the CBI’s peremptory action in Kolkata

By Amulya Ganguli When the Marxists were striving to establish their hegemony in West Bengal, one of their favourite targets was the Central Reserve Police (CRP), which they castigated as the centre’s... Read more »

What’s happening in Bengal is not politics, its business as usual

By Vidya Bhushan Rawat Feb 06, I am not a fan of Mamata Banerjee’s rhetorical politics nor do I believe that BJP can’t gain in West Bengal. The problem in India is that... Read more »

India should start a Well-Being Index

By Frank F. Islam Feb 05 (IANS) 2018 was not a bad year in general for India. GDP growth has been relatively good, the Modi administration has launched several new initiatives, and... Read more »

Revert to the district for governance

-by D.C. Pathak Feb 03 (IANS) One of the positive legacies that the British left behind for independent India was a sound administrative infrastructure at the district level that was empowered enough... Read more »

BJP rulers are “helping” business houses at the cost of public sector units

By Syed Basharat Feb 01 (IANS) Developments over the last four years suggest that the BJP’s rise was largely due to the support it got from a conglomerate of corporate houses such... Read more »