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Air Quality Index: WILL DATA GOAD ACTION? ….

Air Quality Index: WILL DATA GOAD ACTION? ….

Air Quality Index WILL DATA GOAD ACTION? By Dhurjati Mukherjee   The Prime Minister recently launched a national air quality index (AQI), joining a global league of nations, which include the US, France, China and Mexico that have implemented...
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Silk Road Sweet-Coated: BEGINNING OF NEW TIES?…

Silk Road Sweet-Coated BEGINNING OF NEW TIES? By Shivaji Sarkar The Silk Road is mysterious, dazzling, posing hopes, even some fears but ultimately unavoidable. India has trudged it for millennia, traded heavily, earned gold and also lost to some marauders....
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Land Acquisition: REMEMBER DO BIGHA ZAMIN …

Land Acquisition REMEMBER DO BIGHA ZAMIN By Nikhil Gajendragadkar Land is a contentious subject, from the time human being started to ‘claim’ ownership of even a piece. Industrialisation and urbanisation added complexity to this issue. The...
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Rupee Downslide: US BACKDOOR INTRIGUES…

Rupee Downslide US BACKDOOR INTRIGUES By Shivaji Sarkar Two developments – the deal with Iran on developing Chabahar port and the sudden fall of the rupee – are both significant. The rupee should have ideally appreciated after the deal with Tehran,...
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Nepal Catastrophe: FUTURE SINGNALS FOR INDIA…

Nepal Catastrophe FUTURE SINGNALS FOR INDIA By Dhurjati Mukherjee The recent earthquake in Nepal, which had a strong effect in Bihar and UP, calls for an analysis of our country’s preparedness to deal with such natural disasters. Though the destruction...
World Happiness Report: TODAY’S INDIANS UNHAPPIER…

World Happiness Report: TODAY’S INDIANS UNHAPPIER…

World Happiness Report TODAY’S INDIANS UNHAPPIER By Proloy Bagchi In the World Happiness Report of 2015 of the United Nations on 158 countries, India has slipped from 111th place in 2013 to 117th. This, obviously, means that people in India have become...
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NGO Accountability: ISSUES BEYOND FINANCE…

NGO Accountability ISSUES BEYOND FINANCE By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)   The NGO sector has been given a big jolt by the Government. In a crackdown on foreign funding of NGOs, the Home Ministry has placed the Ford Foundation...
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Nepal, A Wake-up Call: DISASTER MANAGEMENT, ANYONE?…

Nepal, A Wake-up Call DISASTER MANAGEMENT, ANYONE? By Poonam I Kaushish A humungous human tragedy of anguish, despair and desperation, morbidity and mortality struck Nepal last week resulting in a trail of death and destruction, over 6200 dead and counting,...
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Bengal Civic Polls: MAMATA’S REPLY TO SHAH…

Bengal Civic Polls MAMATA’S REPLY TO SHAH By Insaf West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has had the last laugh. Her Trinamool Congress had a resounding victory in the civic body polls by bagging 70 of the 92 seats, including capital Kolkatta....
Nepal Tragedy: INDIA LEADS NEW ‘AID RACE’…

Nepal Tragedy: INDIA LEADS NEW ‘AID RACE’…

Nepal Tragedy INDIA LEADS NEW ‘AID RACE’ By Gaurav Kumar Jha (Research Scholar, School of International Studies, JNU) In the aftermath of the worst earthquake of Nepal in last eight decades that destabilised some 59 out of 75 districts with the death...
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Rising Farmers Suicide: WILL MODI HEED THEIR MANN KI BAAT? …

Rising Farmers Suicide WILL MODI HEED THEIR MANN KI BAAT? By Poonam I Kaushish Till yesterday nobody had heard of Gajendra Singh. Today, he has become the national icon of India’s humungous agriculture failure. This 42-year-old farmer from Rajasthan...
Farmer’s ‘Suicide’: PETTY POLITICS ENGULFS DELHI…

Farmer’s ‘Suicide’: PETTY POLITICS ENGULFS DELHI…

Farmer’s ‘Suicide’ PETTY POLITICS ENGULFS DELHI By Insaf Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh’s tragic ‘suicide’ has sadly got entangled in petty politics. On the one hand, the Delhi government and the Centre, read the police under the Union Home...
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Extended ‘Parivar’: OPPORTUNISTIC ALLIANCE! …

Extended ‘Parivar’ OPPORTUNISTIC ALLIANCE! By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Six factions of the Janata Parivar have merged into a single political party and have accepted the leadership of Mulayam Singh Yadav. This development...
Naxals Terrifying Black Hole: WHERE DOES THE BUCK STOP?….

Naxals Terrifying Black Hole: WHERE DOES THE BUCK STOP?….

Naxals Terrifying Black Hole WHERE DOES THE BUCK STOP? By Poonam I Kaushish  The more things change the more they remain the same. Want to know the most banal political speak used for all dastardly situations? “The Government will enforce the State’s...
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi arrives after his three nation visit to France, Germany and Canada, in New Delhi on April 18, 2015.

Modi’s 3-Nation Tour: SELLS DREAMS, STRIKES DEALS…

Modi’s 3-Nation Tour SELLS DREAMS, STRIKES DEALS By Shivaji Sarkar Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rightfully sold dreams to France, Germany and Canada for bolstering their economies by ensuring success of “Make in India”. Despite a sagging economy...
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Modi Govt Strategy: UNEQUAL & IMBALANCED GROWTH…

Modi Govt Strategy UNEQUAL & IMBALANCED GROWTH By Dhurjati Mukherjee Developments during the past few months make it abundantly clear that the present Government lacks concern for the poor and the economically weaker sections, though it may make...
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Speeches Are Cheap: DIS’HONOURING AMBEDKAR…

Speeches Are Cheap DIS’HONOURING AMBEDKAR By Poonam I Kaushish Yawn, it’s that time of the year when a lot of noise and fuss is being made about our freedom icons. At one end is the clatter over snooping on the kin of Subhash Chandra Bose by India’s...
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Scrapping Old Cars: GREEN ORDER WON’T CLEAR AIR!…

Scrapping Old Cars GREEN ORDER WON’T CLEAR AIR! By Shivaji Sarkar The Aam Aadmi is hit yet again. The greenhorns have come down heavily on the poor man to boost sale of the automobile companies. Banning 10 or 15-year-old cars, be it diesel or petrol,...
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Andhra, Telangana Encounter: STATE POLICE TRIGGER HAPPY?…

Andhra, Telangana Encounter STATE POLICE TRIGGER HAPPY? By Insaf The two new States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have sent ominous signals to human rights’ activists across the country. The killing of 20 red sandalwood cutters and five alleged SIMI...
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Geo-Politics Of Trade: INDIA MUST CARVE NICHE…

Geo-Politics Of Trade INDIA MUST CARVE NICHE By Ashok B Sharma   In today’s multi-polar world several key actors are engaged in defining their spheres of influences. The two main pillars in this game of evolving geo-politics are trade and security....
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