Leadership

Dandora Dumpsite is a Bedroom for the Urban Poor in Nairobi

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Spread the love           Dandora is the biggest dumpsite in Nairobi, an estate littered with dirt and overflowing sewers pouring into the drainage system. For most though, it is the high level of crime, thanks to the jobless youth, who idle in the area, youth who strike fear in residents, even in broad daylight. It is a lifeline […]


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Uncertain Times for German Politics

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Spread the love           Dangerous developments connected with a rising fascist movement under the banner of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) are underway. Germany’s Left Party (die Linke), on the other hand, could well be on its way toward mounting an effective fightback. The German version of the Nazis and KKKers who descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, last […]


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The Unseemly Noise over Taj Mahal: Judges Wade into Unchartered Territory

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Spread the love           “Either we will shut down the Taj Mahal or you demolish or restore it”, a two-member bench comprising Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta were reported to have said while considering a petition that called for the proper maintenance of the16th century mausoleum, which has over the years changed colour from white […]


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Congress-BJP Confrontation will Badly hit Passing of Bills

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Spread the love           The political temperature has soared so much that any talk of cooperation being mentioned by the ruling party leaders for passing the bills, is being dealt with contempt by the Congress and the other opposition leaders. The Congress President Rahul Gandhi is in the foulest mood vis a vis the Prime Minister Narendra […]


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Despite Record of Trump, There are Positives from the Korea Summit

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Spread the love           Many of the voices on television and in the opinion pages are howling that Trump gave away the store in his meeting with the North Korean leader in Singapore yesterday. The president’s agreement to halt war games with South Korea—annual dress rehearsals for an invasion of the North which even Trump says are […]


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A Life-Enriching Training

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Spread the love            Hemashri shares her experience of a training as a bureaucrat that enriched her. She shares her experience, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. I was nominated for a training on ‘Good Governance’, in the Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon. I started preparation for the two-week stay in Gurgaon, in 2011. […]


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Amit Shah Using Sampark to Redefine Political Contours

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Spread the love           Modi rode to power riding on the support of the urban middle class. But unfortunately, this middle class has turned his bitter critic, notwithstanding every attempt to refurbish his image. It is this class which Shah is targeting for his mission. Shah knows that while the government and the party must fulfill the […]


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Yogi in Deep Trouble after Humiliating Defeats

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Spread the love           Both Yogi and state BJP president Mahendra Nath Pandey have been summoned to Delhi by party president Amit Shah to seek a firsthand report on the defeat. Both Yogi and his government have been facing sharp criticism from some senior cabinet ministers, party MPs, and MLAs. Here’s a report, for Different Truths.  Chief […]


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Colombia Is Now First Partner of NATO in Latin America: President Santos Accused of Disturbing Regional Stability

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Spread the love           Colombia becomes NATO’s first global partner in Latin America. Those in other regions include Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, New Zealand, Japan, Mongolia, and South Korea. But planning for Colombia’s association with NATO apparently preceded that for the seven other nations. What are its ramifications? Here’s a report, for Different Truths. On May 25, 2018, […]


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Kerala Polity Acquiring a Redder Hue: Outlook Ominous for Congress, BJP

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Spread the love           CPI(M) candidate Saji Cherian retained the seat by trouncing Congress candidate D Vijaya Kumar by a record margin of over 20,000 votes. BJP’s P S Sreedharan Pillai, who was hopeful of upsetting the applecart of both the LDF and the UDF came a distant third. A report, for Different Truths. There is no […]


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