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 […]

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 […]

गणतंत्र दिवस: संप्रभुता का सवाल

गणतंत्र दिवस: संप्रभुता का सवाल

गणतंत्र दिवस: संप्रभुता का सवाल प्रेम सिंह 26 जनवरी 1950 को भारत का संविधान लागू होता है और हम दुनिया के मंच पर एक संप्रभु गणतंत्र के रूप में प्रवेष करते हैं। तब से हर 26 जनवरी को गणतंत्र दिवस मनाया जाता है, जो हमारी संप्रभुता का उत्सव है। गौर करें तो पाएंगे कि 1991 […]

गणतंत्र दिवस, संप्रभुता और युवा

गणतंत्र दिवस, संप्रभुता और युवा

गणतंत्र दिवस, संप्रभुता और युवा प्रेम सिंह 26 जनवरी 1950 को भारत का संविधान लागू होता है और हम दुनिया के मंच पर एक संप्रभु गणतंत्र के रूप में प्रवेश करते हैं। तब से हर 26 जनवरी को गणतंत्र दिवस मनाया जाता है, जो हमारी संप्रभुता का उत्सव है। गणतंत्र दिवस पर राज्‍यों एवं विभागों […]

MESSAGE IN THE LAUDABLE ACT BY DIPA KARMAKAR

MESSAGE IN THE LAUDABLE ACT BY DIPA KARMAKAR

MESSAGE IN THE LAUDABLE ACT BY DIPA KARMAKAR Because of the fantastic performance in Gymnastics in the Rio Olympics in 2016 Dipa Karmakar was chosen along with P.V. Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, the two medal winners, by the Hyderabad Badminton Association to be awarded a BMW car which was presented by Sachin Tendulkar. Dipa has […]

DEMONETISATION: A PLOY TO RETAIN POWER BY CONFUSING CITIZENS WITH GRIM CONSEQUENCES FOR INDIA

DEMONETISATION: A PLOY TO RETAIN POWER BY CONFUSING CITIZENS WITH GRIM CONSEQUENCES FOR INDIA

DEMONETISATION: A PLOY TO RETAIN POWER BY CONFUSING CITIZENS WITH GRIM CONSEQUENCES FOR INDIA Although some people, including one of the authors of this article, had been advocating withdrawal of bigger denomination notes for quite some time, the intent was different from what the Narendra Modi government is doing now. It was believed that, in […]

Demonetization: The Politics of Public Suffering

Demonetization: The Politics of Public Suffering

Demonetization: The Politics of Public Suffering Prem Singh There have been various and repeated references to the suffering of the public caused by the decision of demonetization by the government. The suffering of the ordinary people due to this astounding decision has been criticized even by the High Court and Supreme Court. Around 100 people […]