Narayan Desai: 90-year-old Brings Gandhi’s Message to the World Through His ‘Gandhi Katha’.

by Sandeep Pandey Narayan Desai, at the age of 90 years, gave the 115th rendition of his Gandhi Katha in Varanasi at Kashi Vidyapeeth from 21st to 25th February, 2014. When most people at his age would be counting their last days or would be incapacitated, he is moving around and narrating Gandhi’s story in […]

कानून का यह दोहरा माप दंड क्यों?

कल दिनांक 28.2.2014 को सहारा इंडिया समूह के मालिक सुब्रत राय को निवेशकों की करोड़ों रुपए की धनराशी वापस न करने के मामले में पेश न होने के कारण सुप्रीम कोर्ट द्वारा जारी गैर ज़मानती वारंट के अधीन गोमती नगर थाने की पुलिस ने गिरफतार किया था और उन्हें मुख्य न्यायिक मैजिस्ट्रेट, लखनऊ की अदालत […]

Will Muslims Become a Vote Bank for AAP?

by Prem Singh The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) did not succeed in the Muslim majority constituencies in the recently held Delhi Assembly elections even though the AAP leadership tried hard, even monetarily, in this direction to help the candidates. In order to secure the Muslim votes, the AAP supremo visited the heads of many Islamic […]

The AAP Has Tied Itself in Knots.

by Rajinder Sacchar A political debate can be, and should be, sharp, divisive and even personal. But none should deliberately try to vilify the personal character of the opponent unless the facts are unimpeachable. Most of the newspapers, including some of the reputedly sober ones, recently flashed the news about a list circulated by Arvind […]

Students Protest Against Coca Cola

Students Protest Against Coca Cola

by Sandeep Pandey  On 17th February, 2014, some 300 students of IIT took out a march through the campus against the multinational giants pepsi and coca cola on BHU campus in Varanasi. There is a plant of Coca Cola in Mehdiganj, Rajatalab on the Varanasi-Allahabad highway about 20 km outside Varanasi where a farmers’ movement has […]

The AAP Needs to Clear Its Policy Confusion

by Rajinder Sacchar It is hoped that the Delhi Law Minister has understood Article 227 of the Constitution of India providing for the separation of powers between the executive and the judiciary. He along with Chief Minister Kejriwal had an audience with the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court the other day so as […]

Message to India’s Young People.

Dear Yuva Saathi, Our country is going through a very dark phase. None of the present political parties have willpower and vision to change this. The Congress government has imposed Market Smriti on our country and BJP is dreaming to impose Manusmriti through Modi. The only ray of hope is today’s youth, intelligent, dynamic, daring […]

Axing Norms for FDI in Retail a Total Sell-Out to Global Multi-Brand Retail Companies.

By axing the laid down norms carved out to protect the interests of the retail traders the UPA government has thrown open the Indian retail sector to the loot for the global multi-brand retail companies. The Socialist Party strongly opposes the decision and appeals the opposition parties, including the prime opposition party BJP, to protest […]

We Welcome Telangana, But With a Word of Caution.

The Socialist Party welcomes the formation of Telngana state and congratulates its people. The party believes that there has been a geographical, cultural, political, economic and administrative justification behind the demand for separate Telangana state. It has been a demand based on peoples’ genuine will. The people of Telangana region made a long struggle for […]

Peoples’ Concerns Versus Preoccupations of the Ruling Class: Towards a Viable Political Strategy.

by SP Shukla What are the issues of critical significance for the people and what is the preoccupation of the ruling classes, (which includes not only the ruling party and its allies and adherents but also the main official opposition, its supporters and the whole lot of beneficiaries of the present order, including large sections of […]