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  • Youth power

    Youth power

    Youth were taking the plunge into politics inspired by the liberal concepts of JS Mill, inflamed by the radical Marxism of Marx.

    June 23, 2022
  • Venue for politics

    Venue for politics

    The coming Presidential election provided an opportunity for Opposition parties to meet at the club, located close to Parliament House.

    June 20, 2022
  • Politics and the TikTok generation

    Politics and the TikTok generation

    Even among the people born and living at about the same time, circumstances of birth, upbringing and education are not always similar.

    June 9, 2022
  • Sidhu Moosewala’s parents hug son’s coffin in tearful goodbye

    Sidhu Moosewala’s parents hug son’s coffin in tearful goodbye

    A sea of fans and mourners gathered at the singer's village Moosa for the cremation, which took place on Tuesday afternoon.

    May 31, 2022
  • Mamata meets Rizwanur’s mother, Md Salim visits Anis’ father

    Mamata meets Rizwanur’s mother, Md Salim visits Anis’ father

    Anis Khan died when Mamata Banerjee was the chief minister, while the Left Front did not have a single representative in the state assembly.

    May 4, 2022
  • ‘Time to go to the real masters’, PK hints at joining active politics

    ‘Time to go to the real masters’, PK hints at joining active politics

    Election strategist Prashant Kishor has hinted that he might be taking a plunge into the real politics soon. After his failed attempt to work with Congress, PK is exploring the option of taking a plunge into  active politics

    May 2, 2022
  • We the Republic?

    We the Republic?

    In Latin America a new social geometry of power has emerged. The rights to be heard, to be seen, to be recognized, and to be respected are at the core of new movements across the region giving a new meaning to democracy. What is significant is that there has been a displacement of power upward, downward and outward

    April 12, 2022
  • Uttarakhand BJP mulling action against those who worked against party

    Uttarakhand BJP mulling action against those who worked against party

    "Some candidates had complained about involvement of some leaders in anti-party activities before the declaration of results. We are also taking detailed reports from candidates on the issue"

    April 4, 2022
  • A land stranded in its first innin

    A land stranded in its first innin

    Thirty years ago, he spoiled what could have been his finest hour as captain in his World Cup victory speech by announcing that all proceeds would be directed towards his pet cancer hospital project, without consulting his teammates — most of whom were not amused.

    March 24, 2022
  • And just how are they different?

    And just how are they different?

    In a world-changing scenario, there is little difference today between the leaders of the economically developed and the less developed countries. No one wants to let go of power, even if that means death of democracy. In the poorer countries, such greed has often led to hunger, economic hardship, and sectoral violence.

    February 25, 2022
  • Ungovernable Pradesh?

    Ungovernable Pradesh?

    The first serious move to reorganize UP into four governable units came from an unexpected quarter the Bahujan Samaj Party. In 2011, the then Chief Minister Ms Mayawati took a decision which was approved by her cabinet to reconstitute UP into four new States Awadh Pradesh (23 districts), Paschim Pradesh (17 districts), Purvanchal (28 districts) and Bundelkhand (7 districts). However, the proposal was scuttled by Akhilesh Yadav in 2012

    February 5, 2022
  • JD-U’s “threat politics” becomes a laughing stock

    JD-U’s “threat politics” becomes a laughing stock

    Snubbed by the raw deal when the BJP showed no interest in joining hands with its Bihar ally, the JD-U had recently announced to go it alone in the UP assembly polls.

    January 21, 2022
  • With RJD’s open support offer to Nitish over caste census, will it be ‘Khela Hobe’ in Bihar?

    With RJD’s open support offer to Nitish over caste census, will it be ‘Khela Hobe’ in Bihar?

    Although the JD-U has been a part of the ruling NDA for the past four years, the BJP has been silent over these two demands being repeatedly raised by its key Bihar ally.

    January 8, 2022
  • The muddied road to a Presidency

    The muddied road to a Presidency

    When former President Roh Moo-hyun killed himself in 2009 during Lee’s presidency while a prosecution probe was underway into an alleged bribery involving the previous president’s wife, Moon, the political heir to Roh, called him the victim of political reprisal. If personal enmity has not been healed yet, the president could still free the 80-year-old conservative predecessor out of political calculations. Moon can forgive himself of his own version of political vendetta.

    January 1, 2022
  • Public School Politics

    Public School Politics

    How does a government entrusted to care for the entire citizenry instead channel every penny they can muster into upper class pockets? Tory Cabinet ministers don't sweat over getting caught because they and their toney cronies suffer no penalties beyond the spasms of bad press. Tory schemes to reform domestic welfare only resulted in a misnamed Universal scheme that shortchanged all its hard-pressed recipients, who are not the sort to vote Tory anyway. Meanwhile, the insider dispensing of 'contracts for the boys' is rampant, naked and unchecked

    January 1, 2022
  • Bengal BJP chief’s ‘communal politics’ barb at Mamata

    Bengal BJP chief’s ‘communal politics’ barb at Mamata

    "She wants to create unrest in the country. This will benefit the neighbouring countries who want to fuel trouble in India. What is the interest of Banerjee in this? She should avoid such a habit," he said.

    December 28, 2021
  • Odisha CM launches projects worth Rs 2,140cr for Ganjam dist

    Odisha CM launches projects worth Rs 2,140cr for Ganjam dist

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday launched various development projects worth Rs 2,140 crore for his home district Ganjam.

    December 13, 2021