BJP GOVERNMENT IN UP DOESN’T BODE WELL FOR POOR AND DEMOCRACY

BJP GOVERNMENT IN UP DOESN’T BODE WELL FOR POOR AND DEMOCRACY

BJP GOVERNMENT IN UP DOESN’T BODE WELL FOR POOR AND DEMOCRACY The shocking victory of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with over three fourths of the seats in the assembly elections appears too one sided to be true. Leader of the BJP Narendra Modi has given a slogan […]

NARENDRA MODI COMPROMISES HIS STATURE IN UP ELECTIONS

NARENDRA MODI COMPROMISES HIS STATURE IN UP ELECTIONS

NARENDRA MODI COMPROMISES HIS STATURE IN UP ELECTIONS With indications of major voting in favour of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), led by strong dalit leader Mayawati, in the early round of polling in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, it is quite strange that major newspapers, quite suspiciously, are predicting a Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) government just […]

भारत में महिलाओं की स्थिति

भारत में महिलाओं की स्थिति

भारत में महिलाओं की स्थिति महिला दिवस के पहले भारत ने एक उपलब्धि हासिल की। पहली बार सिर्फ महिला कर्मियों द्वारा संचालित एक एअर-इण्डिया वायुयान यात्रियों को दिल्ली से अमरीका के सैन-फ्रांसिसको तक ले गया और फिर वापस लाया। इसमें वायुयान के अंदर ही नहीं बाहर भी अभियंता आदि कर्मी सभी महिलाएं थीं। क्या ये […]

यूपी चुनाव: सांप्रदायिक फासीवाद की खोखली चिंता

यूपी चुनाव: सांप्रदायिक फासीवाद की खोखली चिंता

यूपी चुनाव: सांप्रदायिक फासीवाद की खोखली चिंता प्रेम सिंह सांप्रदायिकता, जातिवाद, दल-बदल (बाहुबलियों, दागियों, धनपतियों समेतद्), निम्न स्तरीय आरोप-प्रत्यारोप, खैरात, विकास आदि के कोहराम से भरा सात चरणों में फैला यूपी विधासभा चुनाव आज समाप्त हो गया। सभी पक्षों की सांस 11 मार्च को आने वाले नतीजों पर अटकी है। चुनाव के पहले चरण से […]

क्यों हो सकती है उत्तर प्रदेष में मायावती की वापसी?

क्यों हो सकती है उत्तर प्रदेष में मायावती की वापसी?

क्यों हो सकती है उत्तर प्रदेष में मायावती की वापसी? उत्तर प्रदेष विधान सभा चुनाव से छह माह पहले ऐसा माना जा रहा था कि मुकाबला बहुजन समाज पार्टी और भारतीय जनता पार्टी के बीच होगा। किंतु भाजपा के प्रदेष उपाध्यक्ष दया शंकर सिंह द्वारा बसपा प्रमुख मायावती को लेकर की गई आपत्तिजनक टिप्पणी से […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]