Governance

Governance

Will the 2017 Local Body polls in UP Gauge Public Opinion Ahead of the 2019 Parliamentary Elections?

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhile the local body election will be the first major challenge for the Yogi government in Uttar Pradesh, for SP and the BSP this will be a way to gauge the public mood, points out Navodita, our Associate Editor, in the regular column, exclusively for Different Truths. The UP State Election Commission recently announced its poll […]

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AIKMS Condemns Maharashtra Government for Firing on Farmers, two Injured

Reading Time: 2 minutesAIKMS has also called upon all farmer bodies to come out in protest against the anti-peasant, pro-corporate policies of the Modi-led BJP-RSS government, which is hell-bent on ruining peasant’s income to help companies earn more. A report in Different Truths. The Central Executive Committee of All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) has condemned the Maharashtra […]

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Investments for an Individual: Need and Procedure

Reading Time: 4 minutesNormally, it is advocated that 5-10% should be allocated into gold, 5-10% in insurance, 30-50% in fixed deposits or government or corporate bonds, and rest in equity, and silver and other inflationary commodities, opines Tarun, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Indians are considered people with the highest tendency to save. The country’s […]

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Gujarat Assembly Polls 2017: Congress and BJP offer Sops, Engage in Social Engineering

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe two major political parties, Congress and BJP, are offering sops and promising the moon. Both parties are also busy balancing caste factors and are into social engineering, opines our Associate Editor, Navodita, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. As Gujarat gears up for elections on December 9, both the major political parties […]

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Maximillian Isidore Robespierre and Tipu Sultan: Virtuous or Villainous

Reading Time: 4 minutesSome regard Tipu as the premier freedom fighter, while others tend to view him in the same manner as a section views Robespierre. An ardent marauding communalist who was responsible for the deaths of several Hindus and Christians. And the debate is getting uglier by the day. Prof. Ashoka draws parallels between Robespierre and Tipu, […]

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74 Percent Turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Polls 2017; Gujarat Gears up for Electioneering

Reading Time: 4 minutesNavodita, our Associate Editor, reports on the single-phase Himachal Pradesh Assembly Polls 2017. The fate of 68 MLAs to be decided on Dec 18, later this year. Meanwhile, Gujarat gears up for electioneering. Here’s an exclusive report, in Different Truths.   As Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls ended today, both the parties – BJP and the […]

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The Dynamics of Equity Price in Markets: Is it Real?

Reading Time: 4 minutesDelhi-based Tarun takes a hard look at the dynamics of equity price in the markets, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. There are great stories of wealth creation through equity markets. Often, we hear of celebrities like Warren Buffet, who is followed the world over for his stock investment abilities, or even our […]

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100th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution on Nov. 7 This Year

Reading Time: 2 minutesNovember 7 is the 100th anniversary of the great earth-shaking event of the Bolshevik Revolution, also known as the October Socialist Revolution of Russia, which advanced human society to take up the task of solving all economic, political and social inequalities. It based itself on the scientific theory of Socialism expounded by Marx and Engels […]

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Share Market and an Ode to Doctors and Farmers

Reading Time: 4 minutesAccording to a data by Association of Mutual Funds of India, the assets under management of the Mutual Fund industry has grown from 3.26 trillion rupees as on 31st March 2007, to 20.40 trillion rupees as on 30th September 2017, a six-fold increase in over 10 years. Tarun pays homage to farmers, who grow food […]

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