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Politics over Policing: #Kashmir

By | 2016-08-06T19:38:47+00:00 August 6th, 2016|Categories: Government, Politics|Tags: , , |

More than two weeks into the unrest in Kashmir, 47 are dead, more than 3400 injured and Prime Minister Modi won't shy away from playing drums and making big addresses in Mozambique, but in the place which really matters now, Kashmir, the Prime Minister has yet again stunned everyone with his silence, which is slowly starting to

Udta Punjab vs Ghirta Politics: Culture or Censorship?

By | 2016-06-12T12:45:22+00:00 June 12th, 2016|Categories: BJP, Government, Political Parties, Youth|Tags: , , , , |

By censoring a movie, you can't conceal the big drug menace in Punjab.   Today, in Punjab, people are turning to drugs and drinks than to their duties. And to think that the rest of India is unaware about this is being as blinded to reality as Rahul Gandhi is about his leadership skills and

Parliament Rain Forecast: Stormy # Monsoon Session

By | 2015-07-20T13:56:28+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Categories: Government, Legislature, NDA, Parliament|Tags: , , , , , , |

For the Modi Government, time is slowly running out. Reforms haven't gathered pace, pending legislations are piling and slowly, doubts are creeping in. Can Modi deliver the utopian paradise he made a billion Indians dream about in the summer of 2014? The upcoming Monsoon Session is critical. Over the three week session starting on July

India Foreign Relations: The Diplomatic Superpower: #MissionIndia

By | 2015-06-29T14:40:11+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Categories: BJP, Government, Narendra Modi, NDA|Tags: , , , , |

India has always been destined to lead. From the early ages of human civilizations, when we controlled almost half of the world’s GDP, to this date, India is a land of the talented and the powerful. After 2 Centuries of ruthless British rule, we were knocked down, but certainly not knocked out. On August 15th, 1947,

The Grand Visit : Obama and Modi #NamastePOTUS

By | 2015-01-26T19:24:49+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Categories: BJP, Foreign Relations, Government, Narendra Modi, NDA|Tags: , , , |

Just a year ago, the relationship between the world's biggest democracy and the world's oldest democracy was on collision course. The Devyani Khobragade incident had exploded out of proportions and the relations, which became closest during Manmohan Singh's era, seemed to be nearing a bitter period as Singh's era was finishing. 12 months later, we

Budget 2014 Highlights: Bullet Train To Acchhe Din

By | 2014-07-12T21:01:15+00:00 July 12th, 2014|Categories: Government, Narendra Modi, NDA|Tags: , , , , , , |

The message was clear right from the first line of the Budget Speech, the economy needed some serious revival. One may say that it was a very long and safe budget presented by the union finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament today. However, Mr. Jaitley kept the dream of good days alive with his innovative

60 months, not 30 days- Silencing the Critics- #Modi Government

By | 2014-07-02T01:36:27+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|Categories: Government, NDA|Tags: , |

The decision has been made, in just 30 days of taking power. Narendra Modi is finished because in his first month in office he has not been able to transform India and bring the "acche din" he promised. And who makes this decision? Not the 1.2 Indians who voted the BJP to power but 12

Interim Budget 2014- All You Need To Know

By | 2014-02-19T11:06:03+00:00 February 19th, 2014|Categories: Economics, Government, UPA|Tags: , , , , |

The Interim Budget for the Fiscal Year 2014, was more of a vote of thanks than a vote on account. P Chidambaram did whatever he could to pat himself and his government in his interim budget. While it is still not fair to comment on whether he exceeded his brief by hiking budgets of several

Deception, Distraction and Democracy – A Month of AAP

By | 2014-01-31T16:03:06+00:00 January 31st, 2014|Categories: Aam Admi Party, AAP, Government, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

On 28th December 2013, when an IITian took oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi, the winds of hope were blowing throughout the nation. A month later, it is not as breezy as before. The AAP now looks like a successful revolution but a not so successful government. Embroiled in controversies, it is ironic that

AAP Dharna-Suitable for the Modern India?

By | 2014-01-28T16:20:35+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Categories: AAP, Government, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

Last Tuesday evening, the Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, ended one more high-pitched protest. At the end of it, two police officers were sent on leave, pending judicial investigation. The seeds of the drama were sown when the newly appointed law minister of Delhi, Somnath Bharti, decided to take the law into his own