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  • A flawed democracy~II

    A flawed democracy~II

    Voters have a Hobson's choice or no choice at all to vote for a suitable, capable candidate who can share their concerns as their representative. The mind-blowing end game transforms the lawbreakers as law makers. Dynasty politics is a sure game-changing winning brand in Indian democracy.

    July 12, 2019
  • Gender should play a major role in LS poll

    Gender should play a major role in LS poll

    Mainstream political parties notwithstanding, this election could actually be a turning point for gender equality in the country, should various other factors fall into place.

    March 20, 2019
  • Naveen Patnaik lauds Rahul Gandhi for latter’s stand on women’s reservation bill

    Naveen Patnaik lauds Rahul Gandhi for latter’s stand on women’s reservation bill

    “I am glad, he (Rahul Gandhi) has done that. I hope other parties do this as well,” the Odisha Chief Minister told reporters here.

    December 10, 2018
  • Rahul Gandhi urges Amarinder Singh to pass resolution in support of Women’s Reservation Bill

    Rahul Gandhi urges Amarinder Singh to pass resolution in support of Women’s Reservation Bill

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi urged Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to pass a resolution calling on the Central Government to enact the long-pending Women’s Reservation Bill in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.

    December 9, 2018
  • Ugly trade-off

    Ugly trade-off

    To say that the Indian political leadership was kicking the Women’s Reservation Bill around like a football would be to denigrate the beautiful game that recently sent the sporting world into rapture. Maybe umbrage would also be taken by the commercial community if the term trade-off was used to describe the BJP-Congress sparring over revival …

    July 25, 2018
  • Rahul Gandhi wants PM Modi to pass Women’s Reservation Bill in monsoon session

    Rahul Gandhi wants PM Modi to pass Women’s Reservation Bill in monsoon session

    Congress President Rahul Gandhi wrote a letter on Monday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging the latter to support the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in the monsoon session of the Parliament which is set to begin on 18 July.

    July 16, 2018
  • Advising PM on economic affairs

    Advising PM on economic affairs

    Disgruntled NITI Aayog Member and economist Bibek Debroy has got his way and been bumped up into a stellar role as chairman of the prestigious Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council. Debroy was upset over the appointment of rival economist Rajiv Kumar as chairman of NITI Aayog and had been seeking an honourable exit. Well, what …

    September 27, 2017
  • Getting jittery?

    Getting jittery?

    It requires little political insight to discern a degree of desperation in Sonia Gandhi’s calling upon the Prime Minister to have the ill-fated Women’s Reservation Bill resurrected and adopted by the Lok Sabha. In making the point that Narendra Modi commands a thumping majority in the House, the Congress president admits her failure to persuade …

    September 23, 2017
  • ‘So many voices are left unheard’

    ‘So many voices are left unheard’

    With a mission to empower the women and girls of India, guarantee them their rights and increase understanding of social issues from a gender perspective, Centre for Social Research director Dr Ranjana Kumari has been calling for more representation for women in elected bodies.  In an interview with Ajita Singh, the academician and social activist said …

    April 7, 2017