Category Archives: Public Affairs

. New India

  The resounding win of his party in the elections to the largest State in the heart of India, Uttar Pradesh, made the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi  revive the talk about a New India. In a radio talk on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Discrimination hits all

An unfortunate suicide by a   Jawaharlal Nehru University scholar,  named Muthukrishnan, was reported on Monday this  13th March. His being a Dalit  revived memories of another suicide by a Dalit scholar, Rohith Vermula, in another University  over a year … Continue reading

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Pitfalls of Democracy

We in India take pride in the country being a democracy though some aspects of how it works in our country also shame us. We have political parties, each of whom is supposed to have a political ideology based on … Continue reading

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The Fight Against Corruption

Some videos posted on Facebook by a jawan in India’s Border Security Force have again brought into focus the practice of corruption both in civil and defense/security services in India. The Jawan has alleged that jawans manning security posts at … Continue reading

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Incentives & Awards

The Government of India has launched a drive to make India digital. It wants India to become a cash less (or less cash) economy in order that the evils inherent in a cash economy, such as lack of transparency leading … Continue reading

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India Deserves Better

The Times of India, New Delhi’s prominent national English daily, cited the following as the quote of the day in its November 28 edition: “Tomorrow someone who doesn’t eat Patanjali biscuits may be declared anti-national” 2.Nothing more than a ludicrous … Continue reading

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Kashmir & India

As I see it, Kashmir is more a matter of ideology than of territory to India. 2. During the struggle for India’s independence, the Muslim League pressed for the partition of India on the basis of a two nation theory … Continue reading

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