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EC set bad precedent

EC set bad precedent

Nov 01,2017 , 02:00 AM IST | Opinion
Rajnetik virodhi ya jaani dushman? Tragically, the lines between a political opponent and a sworn enemy have got blurred. Nothing epitomizes this better than the ongoing tu-tu-mein-mein slugfest between the BJP and Congress over vikas in the hope this would bring them political tripti!
Halt perpetual election circus

Halt perpetual election circus

Oct 18,2017 , 02:52 AM IST | Opinion
Winds of change are in the air. Is India readying for a reform in our election cycle? Dumping its Perpetual Election Syndrome which is wreaking havoc on our body politic as it meanders in an all-year merry-go-round. Instead, hooting for holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies. Seems so, with the Election Commission shoring up Modispeak by statingit could do soafter Sep
Tall Talk+ No Vision = No Action

Tall Talk+ No Vision = No Action

Jun 16,2017 , 04:02 AM IST | Hans
Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day but teach him how to fish, he will eat for the rest of his life," this adage aptly describes the plight of farmers and the chabbi to end their hardships. Yet, our netas refuse to follow this dictum merrily banding loan waivers at election time, epitomising the country’s ennui to its farmers.
Just another patriotic song?

Just another patriotic song?

Feb 24,2017 , 04:14 AM IST | Opinion
A tempest in a teapot! That is the sum total of the zero sum charade over another petition in the Supreme Court to grant equal respect to national song Vande Mataram as given to the national anthem  notwithstanding that this issue has been dealt with twice earlier. But like the proverbial bad penny, it continues to pop up intermittently. No matter that in turn our netas are only making this beauti
Why this Kolaveri Di?

Why this Kolaveri Di?

Nov 18,2016 , 03:54 AM IST | Opinion
18th Century French Queen Marie Antoinette famously quipped, “Give them cake if they don’t have bread.” Three centuries later, Prime Minister Modi has turned this on its head: Eat banned notes if you don’t have dal roti! 
Is the Constitution supreme?

Is the Constitution supreme?

Oct 21,2016 , 04:03 AM IST | Opinion
Till yesterday Ishrat Jahan a young mother of four whose husband divorced her on the phone was a nobody. Today, she is hogging media TRP ratings, thanks to moving the Supreme Court on the grounds that divorce through spoken words violates her fundamental rights and wants abolition of the draconian triple talaq. 

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