RSS BIGGEST THREAT TO DEMOCRACY

RSS BIGGEST THREAT TO DEMOCRACY

RSS BIGGEST THREAT TO DEMOCRACY Once again the forces using terror and violence have prevailed over culture and tradition of reason, debate and discussion. It is a dark day in the history of Indian higher educational institutions. Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, a name now becoming synonymous with vandalism on academic campuses, forced the cancellation of […]

MAYAWATI SET TO RETURN IN UTTAR PRADESH

MAYAWATI SET TO RETURN IN UTTAR PRADESH

MAYAWATI SET TO RETURN IN UTTAR PRADESH Six months prior to the 2017 assembly elections the battle for power in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh was seen as between Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) led by Mayawati and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), which is presently ruling at the centre. BJP’s chances had slightly dwindled […]

Report on the Lokayat Election Campaign

Report on the Lokayat Election Campaign

Report on the Lokayat Election Campaign Dear All, Our activists are having a great time campaigning for the Pune Civic Elections, polling for which is going to take place on February 21. We have split our activists into 3 teams, and all three teams are campaigning in different areas, singing songs, doing street plays, campaigning […]

CONCEPTION OF A DAILY PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP CEREMONY AT WAGHA

CONCEPTION OF A DAILY PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP CEREMONY AT WAGHA

CONCEPTION OF A DAILY PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP CEREMONY AT WAGHA The Indian government has decided to increase the seats at stadium on the India-Pakistan Wagha-Attari border, where a joint beating retreat ceremony is held every evening, from 5000 to over 13,000, at an estimated cost of Rs.24 crores. Every evening, the Pakistan Rangers and Border […]

Why did Mountbatten fix August 15 as I-Day?

Why did Mountbatten fix August 15 as I-Day?

Why did Mountbatten fix August 15 as I-Day? By Justice Rajindar Sachar In an article in The Tribune recently, Natwar Singh had suggested that Mahatma Gandhi approved of the Partition plan. This is factually incorrect. Socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia’s book Guilty Men of India’s Partition gives a factual position. Lohia was present in the […]

Press release on Union Budget

Press release on Union Budget

2 Feb. 2017 Press Release Present Budget is another exercise in direction of neo-liberal economy Socialist Party’s preliminary statement on Budget The PM and many leading intellectuals have praised the budget as a pro-growth budget, a pro-poor budget and a pro-farmer budget. The reality is exactly the opposite of all these epithets. While total budget […]

THE MEANING OF BEING GANDHI

THE MEANING OF BEING GANDHI

THE MEANING OF BEING GANDHI A controversy erupted recently when Narendra Modi’s photo appeared behind the Charkha in a calendar of Khadi and Village Industries Commission where people are used to seeing Mahatma Gandhi. Some Modi supporters are asking why was there no controversy when Modi used broom, also a symbol taken from Gandhi, for […]

Republic Day, Sovereignty and the Youth

Republic Day, Sovereignty and the Youth

Republic Day, Sovereignty and the Youth Dr. Prem Singh The Constitution of India was adopted on 26th Jan 1950 and we entered the world stage as a sovereign republic. Ever since 26 January is celebrated as the Republic Day, a celebration of our sovereignty. Vibrant tableaus of various states and departments are part of the […]