Governance

Governance

RSS Stakes Claim for Independence Struggle

Reading Time: 4 minutesHistorians like Romilla Thapar, Irfan Habib and Ramchandra Guha must be wondering how come they missed this chapter – the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh fought for India’s Independence and its founder KB Hegdewar waged a war against the British Raj, the same like Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, as surely as E = MC square! A […]

Congress Roadshow to Change Paradigm Before Assembly Elections

Reading Time: 3 minutesInspite of its weaknesses, the Congress seems to be very enthusiastic because the state has growing dissatisfaction against the ruling BJP. The farmers of the state are agitating. Contract workers are also angry with the government. A report for Different Truths.  Congress remaining out of power in the state for last 15 years, is now […]

Rahul Road Show Success Energises MP Congress

Reading Time: 4 minutesOn the day Rahul Gandhi was being welcomed by the cheering crowd, stones were pelted on Chouhan’s cavalcade at Mahidpur town in Ujjain district.  A report for Different Truths.  While Congressmen are celebrating the successful visit of Congress president Rahul Gandhi to Bhopal, angry demonstration against chief minister Shiv Raj Singh Chouhan at many places […]

HDI for India Suggests Good Days an Endless Wait

Reading Time: 3 minutesGood days’ have remained elusive for the majority of Indians because the major share of national income growth is going to sectors other than human development. The rich are the main beneficiary of the economic policies, while the common people continue to suffer. HDI index shows that India is progressing at snail’s pace in terms […]

Media Literacy: A Need for Development of India

Reading Time: 5 minutesThere are very few mainstream news channels or news organisations that cover developmental issues with the aim of promoting ‘public service journalism’. Most organisations are lost in their need to retain profits, achieve targets in terms of audience, agenda-setting certain issues and themes which are ‘dominant’ in the political economic structure of the way news […]

What is the Othello-Boss Syndrome?

Reading Time: 5 minutesOthello had murdered his beautiful wife, suspecting infidelity due to jealousy. An Othello-boss is an insecure leader, who feels threatened, if his subordinates come up with bright ideas because he feels he is the boss, so no one has the right to think or work in a way, which gets appreciated. Such people are cancer […]

Decoding 50-Year-BJP-Rule Quip of Amit Shah

Reading Time: 3 minutesAmit Shah, has claimed that the saffron party will not only increase his party’s tally in 2019 general elections — get more seats than it obtained in 2014 polls — and, thereafter, it will rule India for 50 years. The claim is ridiculous and dangerous. A report for Different Truths.  The BJP President, Amit Shah, […]

Anti-Corruption Claims of Modi Govt. a Complete Sham

Reading Time: 4 minutesArun Jaitley has a lot of explaining to do over his meeting with Vijay Mallya in parliament and hair-splitting arguments whether it was ‘formal’ or ‘informal’ are beside the point. Piecing together various bits of available information, it is obvious that the fugitive billionaire left India with the knowledge of the finance minister, who could […]

Migrant Labour Issues Pose New Challenges to Labour Policy

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhile there is a policy vacuum at the Centre on migrant workers, Kerala offers a good model for how a state government should address the problems of incoming migrants and the Orissa government on addressing the issues of outgoing migrants. At the Central level, though the Aadhaar system has been in place for two years, […]

RCEP May End Up as Chinese Trade Trap for India

Reading Time: 4 minutesIndia is already reeling under the trade deficit with ASEAN + six countries in RCEP and China is the major contributor. Against this background, the major concern is spill over impact of RCEP after Chinese becomes assertive to find a new and big untapped market in India. A report for Different Truths. Concerns loom large […]