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Civil Services: TIME FOR REDEDICATION…

Civil Services: TIME FOR REDEDICATION…

Civil Services TIME FOR REDEDICATION By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Prime Minister, Narendra Modi  speaking to civil servants on the Civil Services Day (21st April), reminded them that the sooner the government would change from...
UP’s Babri Trial: RAM TEMPLE GOES ON HOLD? …

UP’s Babri Trial: RAM TEMPLE GOES ON HOLD? …

UP’s Babri Trial RAM TEMPLE GOES ON HOLD? By Insaf   Uttar Pradesh and ruling BJP’s Ram temple promise has come into sharp focus on the national radar. The Supreme Court, on Wednesday last, put its senior party leaders Murli Manohar Joshi, L...
Marathi Cinema In Limelight..

Marathi Cinema In Limelight..

Marathi Cinema In Limelight By Nikhil Gajendragadkar Maharashtra has a lot to cheer with this year’s National Film Awards. Marathi film ‘Kaasav’ (Turtle) bagged the Golden Lotus for the Best film. The prestigious trophy was won by the Marathi Film...

By-Poll Or Buy Poll: SYSTEM NEEDS SHAKE UP…

By-Poll Or Buy Poll System Needs Shake Up Dr. S.Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)   The Election Commission has postponed the by-election to Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly in R.K.Nagar constituency in Chennai city scheduled for 12th April,...

UP’s Farm Loan Waiver: DOUBLE-EDGED POLITICAL SWORD…

UP’s Farm Loan Waiver DOUBLE-EDGED POLITICAL SWORD By Shivaji Sarkar  Indian farmers are in distress. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s Rs 36,359 crore farm loan waiver is the beginning of a new thought process. It can neither be dismissed...

Summer & Acidic Rain: POLLUTION CONTROL MUST…

Summer & Acidic Rain POLLUTION CONTROL MUST By Dhurjati Mukherjee People need to brace for a hot gruelling summer and heat wave conditions in parts of the country. Predictions are that temperatures this summer would increase between 1 and 1.50 degrees....

Bad Bank: TACKLE NPAs JUDIOUSLY …

Bad Bank TACKLE NPAs JUDIOUSLY By Dhurjati Mukherjee  The top brass of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) met recently regarding setting up a bad bank, an idea most recently highlighted by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian. This would help handle...

GST Benefit: PIPEDREAM, MANY TAXES….

GST Benefit PIPEDREAM, MANY TAXES By Shivaji Sarkar As preparations for GST roll out begins, indirect taxes are likely to come down. In reality, however, the GST will not be one tax but a combination of many taxes and cess. The rates also will not be...

Delhi Univ Fracas : POLITICISATION OF EDUCATION…

Delhi Univ Fracas POLITICISATION OF EDUCATION By Insaf  Seats of learning are sadly turning into political battlegrounds. Nation’s capital Delhi yet again confirms this nagging trepidation. The ongoing ABVP-AISA students’ clashes in prestigious University’s...

Global Cyber System: UNSAFE, BILLIONS LOOTED…

Global Cyber System UNSAFE, BILLIONS LOOTED By Shivaji Sarkar The world cyber system is unsafe and people need to be doubly cautious. It is not just in India, where 3.2 million (3.02 crore) debit cards were compromised in 2016, but the US Federal Reserve...

RBI Monetary Policy: 50 FIRMS HOLD ECONOMY TO RANSOM…

Insult Now Asset MORE VULGAR THE BETTER! By Poonam I Kaushish Success breeds confidence and rapid success produces arrogance. This epitomizes the vitriolic and acerbic mud-slinging down to gutter-sniping slug-fest between the BJP and Congress in the first...

Gender Parity: EMPOWER RURAL WOMEN …

Gender Parity EMPOWER RURAL WOMEN By Dr Oishee Mukherjee   “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas” begins with the girl child and women, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his recent Budget speech. Obviously seeking to send a strong message that the NDA-II...

Shiv Sena-BJP Split: POLLS TURN FRIENDS INTO FOES …

Shiv Sena-BJP Split POLLS TURN FRIENDS INTO FOES By Nikhil Gajendragadkar Maharashtra is in election mode and mood. Two phases to civic bodies are over and now the big test is near. Five municipal corporations will go to the polls in less than two weeks....

New Paradigm Budget:TIGHT ROPE WALK FOR FM…

New Paradigm Budget TIGHT ROPE WALK FOR FM By Shivaji Sarkar It is a tight rope walk. Finance Minister Arun Jatiley has the onerous aim of reviving the economy as also to ensure that fiscal deficit remains under control. It is a difficult task to push...

Protests for Jallikattu: OUTBURST OF PEOPLE’S Power…

Protests for Jallikattu OUTBURST OF PEOPLE’S Power By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)   The nation has never witnessed such huge and spontaneous gathering of people from different walks of life peacefully demanding restoration...
Andhra Special Status : BRACES JALLIKATTU STYLE STIR…

Andhra Special Status : BRACES JALLIKATTU STYLE STIR…

Andhra Special Status BRACES JALLIKATTU STYLE STIR By Insaf   Andhra Pradesh takes a cue from Jallikattu protests in neighbouring Tamil Nadu. Opposition leaders, student groups and even film actors among many others decided to up the ante for special...

Poll Eve Politics: LESSONS FROM SPLIT UP…

Poll Eve Politics LESSONS FROM SPLIT UP By S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Assembly elections are to take place in five States – Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh – between 11 February and 8 March. Coming in the...

Goa Assembly Polls: FOCUS ON SPECIAL STATUS?…

Goa Assembly Polls FOCUS ON SPECIAL STATUS? By Eduardo Faleiro The Election Commission has announced the dates for the Assembly elections to Goa along with four other States. February 4th is when the people of this tiniest State will cast their vote for...

Black Money Check: NOTE BAN NOT AN ANSWER…

Black Money Check NOTE BAN NOT AN ANSWER By Dhurjati Mukherjee   A section of experts believe that like energy, black money cannot be destroyed, it can change form and that has actually happened. Thus, Prime Minister Modi’s crusade against black money...

Note Ban Gamble: 2017, LANDMARK FOR ECONOMY?…

Note Ban Gamble 2017, LANDMARK FOR ECONOMY? By Shivaji Sarkar   The note ban is envisaged to change the course of the economy and politics in 2017. It has raised aspirations and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have to deliver at a more feverish...
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