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Asia-Pacific Geopolitics: OBAMA NEEDS INDIA MORE…

Asia-Pacific Geopolitics OBAMA NEEDS INDIA MORE By Ashok B Sharma It is abundantly clear that the United States needs India more than the latter needs the former. The US has forged strategic partnership with India in the region of its particular...
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NITI Aayog: ARE ITS PLANS IN PLACE? …

NITI Aayog ARE ITS PLANS IN PLACE? By Dhurjati Mukherjee It is close to a month, and there is no news on what’s transpiring at NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India), after much fanfare of its setting up. While most analysts have...
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Making ‘Her’Story….: BUT WILL MALES BE FAIR?…

Making ‘Her’Story…. BUT WILL MALES BE FAIR? By Poonam I Kaushish In this silly season wherein Republic Day festivities have been drenched in US President Obama magic, setting hearts aflutter, entrancing netagan, enthralling CEO’s and defining...
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Land Acquisition: STATES PUT QUESTION MARK…

Land Acquisition STATES PUT QUESTION MARK By Insaf The Centre has more on its plate than it can handle. Developments in some States over its ordinance on land acquisition should see it burning the midnight oil to put a strategy in place before the Budget...
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Economic Reforms: TIME FOR WELFARE CAPITALISM…

Economic Reforms TIME FOR WELFARE CAPITALISM By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) To meet the fiscal deficit target for this year, it is reported that the Central government is working on drastically cutting down allocations in the social...
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Turmoil In Bangladesh: INDIA MUST KEEP PROMISES…

Turmoil In Bangladesh INDIA MUST KEEP PROMISES By Ashok B Sharma Peace and development in India is possible, if there is peace and stability in the immediate neighbourhood. India, being the major economy in South Asia is of course the main driver of...
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Army Modernisation: PLAN HIT AS BUDGET CUT …

Army Modernisation PLAN HIT AS BUDGET CUT By Dr PK Vasudeva Modernisation of the Indian Defence Forces is a continuous process based on threat perception, operational challenges, technological changes and available sources. The process is based on a...
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Progress Impeded: PEOPLE-CENTRIC PLAN VITAL…

Progress Impeded PEOPLE-CENTRIC PLAN VITAL By Shivaji Sarkar Indian economy is going through a crisis. Despite fall in global oil prices, some moderation in inflation – not fall, small 2.2 per cent increase in industrial production during the past eight...
Delhi’s Big Battle : BJP GETS A CM FACE?…

Delhi’s Big Battle : BJP GETS A CM FACE?…

Delhi’s Big Battle BJP GETS A CM FACE? By Insaf The BJP can heave a sigh of relief. Rather it can be buoyant. And while it won’t like to admit, it has got its elusive chief ministerial candidate for the big battle in Delhi. Handicapped with internal...
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Delhi Battle Royal: PM MODI VS KEJRIWAL…

Delhi Battle Royal PM MODI VS KEJRIWAL              Dr. S.Saraswathi    (former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Without naming anybody directly, the BJP’s star campaigner for Delhi Assembly elections, the Prime Minister, made a veiled reference...
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Dramatic Change in Sri Lanka: WILL IT FOSTER BETTER TIES WITH INDIA…

Dramatic Change in Sri Lanka WILL IT FOSTER BETTER TIES WITH INDIA By Ashok B Sharma Recent political developments in Sri Lanka have drawn the attention of South Asian countries and the world at large. The credit goes to the people and the political spectrum...
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PSBs Functioning: VICTIMS OF THEIR OWN MAKING…

PSBs Functioning VICTIMS OF THEIR OWN MAKING By Shivaji Sarkar The averment of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley about non-interference in bank functioning has been praised. It should be. While it is true that there had been...
NGOs’ Funding: CENTRE TIGHTENS NOOSE…

NGOs’ Funding: CENTRE TIGHTENS NOOSE…

NGOs’ Funding CENTRE TIGHTENS NOOSE By Insaf Grassroot development work in various States is sadly going to be hit. This is an interpretation one may have after the Centre made it known to the Supreme Court that it is contemplating putting a stop on...
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New Year 2015 : DO WE NEED RESOLUTIONS?…

New Year 2015 DO WE NEED RESOLUTIONS? By Mithun Dey Come New Year’s and the mind starts ticking about making fresh resolutions. In fact, many people would have made such resolutions throughout their lives. Yet, practically nearly every resolution may...
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Business Of Democracy: MAKE OR BREAK YEAR…

Business Of Democracy MAKE OR BREAK YEAR By Poonam I Kaushish Hope smiles from the threshold of the year gone by, whispering, it will be happier, succinctly said poet Tennyson. Will it? Questions abound. True the ‘outsider’ from Gujarat rode the crest...
‘PK’ Vs. Saffronites: THUMBS UP TO UP, FILM GOERS …

‘PK’ Vs. Saffronites: THUMBS UP TO UP, FILM GOERS …

‘PK’ Vs. Saffronites THUMBS UP TO UP, FILM GOERS By Insaf Three cheers to Uttar Pradesh government. It has given a strong rebuff to the Hindu right wing groups flexing their muscles against “PK” on grounds that it defames Hindu religion. Chief...
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2015, Cleaner India?: GET FUNDAMENTALS RIGHT…

2015, Cleaner India? GET FUNDAMENTALS RIGHT By Dhurjati Mukherjee Will 2015 see the ‘Clean India’ mega campaign shift gear from photo-ops to genuine and concerted action? Unless the Government takes a holistic view, it may just end up as yet another...
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Pruning Subsidies: ECONOMIC-POLITICAL CHALLENGE…

Pruning Subsidies ECONOMIC-POLITICAL CHALLENGE By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured India Inc. of the Government’s commitment to go ahead with economic reforms. He also announced that more...
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Rlys & Postal Services: NEW ECONOMY JUNKING REFORM?…

Rlys & Postal Services NEW ECONOMY JUNKING REFORM? By Shivaji Sarkar The economic agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is getting clearer but it needs a holistic look. His averment on the Railways not being privatised along with the Economic Advisor’s...
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J&K Govt: COMPLEX JIGSAW PUZZLE…

J&K Govt COMPLEX JIGSAW PUZZLE By Insaf Government formation in Jammu & Kashmir is indeed turning out to be a complex jigsaw puzzle. The big question is whether the BJP will be successful in knocking out the Congress yet again. The two are in...
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