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  • PM Narendra Modi and HM Amit Shah Achieve the Impossible

    August 6, 2019 10:35 am Published by

    The current session of Parliament has been the most productive where historical legislations have been passed. The Triple Talaq law, strengthening of India’s anti-terror laws and the decision on Article 370 are all unprecedented.  The popular belief that the promise... View Article

  • ‘Talaq’ without a Social Security

    August 1, 2019 10:35 am Published by

    Both Houses of Parliament have approved the “Triple Talaq” Bill.  The new law seeks to criminalise those who in defiance of law still resort to this practice and drive their wife to destitution. I had an opportunity to listen to... View Article

  • What After the ICJ Judgement in Jadhav Case?

    July 17, 2019 10:55 am Published by

    The judgement of International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered on the 17th of July, 2019 has strongly supported and upheld India’s case on most issues.  The Court held that the Vienna Convention binds both the countries which effectively provides for consular... View Article

  • As Naveen Patnaik Take Charge, Rebuilding Cyclone ‘FANI’ Affected Areas and Restoring Lost Livelihoods’ of Communities Will be the Greatest Challenge

    June 4, 2019 4:46 pm Published by

    As 73 years old Naveen Patnaik has started his fifth innings (continuous fifth term in Office) as the Chief Minister of Odisha after a resounding victory in State Assembly elections held simultaneously with Country’s General Elections, the priorities are many.... View Article

  • The Modi-Juggernaut

    May 31, 2019 12:45 pm Published by

    It is always a nice feeling when one’s thesis gets vindicated.  In my last column in these pages, I had argued how based on my interactions with people from different  strata of the society in different parts of the country,... View Article

  • Unbeaten Leader Modi

    May 19, 2019 3:39 pm Published by

    Top Ten Reasons Narendra Modi is talk of the town everywhere. NaMo is the focal point of all discussions. Bureaucrats, corporates, professionals, artisans, sportspersons, film-makers or take people from any walk of life, they are talking only Modi these days.... View Article

  • Detractors call Modi a fascist, a dictator, an autocrat, but boot seems to be in the other leg

    May 18, 2019 12:53 pm Published by

    The fragmented opposition in the country shares one thing in common: All of them seem united in calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a fascist, a dictator, autocrat and what not. He, they allege, refuses to hark the voice of those... View Article

  • Those created fear among minority for vote bank are real ‘Divider in Chief’, says HM Rajnath Singh

    May 14, 2019 4:57 pm Published by

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday questioned Congress Party on poverty. He said Congress President Rahul Gandhi is saying that he will do Nyay (Justice) with people. Who is responsible for this Anyay (Injustice)?  From Jawaharlal Nehru to Indira and... View Article

  • The Hope of the Losers

    May 11, 2019 12:21 pm Published by

    Counting for the results is only thirteen days away.  Traditional political rivals have started open or secret parleys.  Their best hope is that the Indian voter is neither wise nor sensible and hence would give an indecisive verdict.  This presumption... View Article

  • Will Modi remain the Prime Minister?

    May 10, 2019 3:40 pm Published by

    Who will win the 2019 general elections? I was asked this question yesterday by two friends separately; one is a journalist who lives in London and the other, who happens to be an academician, living in Atlanta (the USA). My... View Article