June 11, 2018

The Central Government in India is playing with statistics to showcase achievements, with dire consequences.

‘‘Robust Job Creation in India: Not Fake News’’, thus reads an article by Surjit Bhalla, Member of Indian Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council. The article...

June 11, 2018

At a time when gasoline prices across the world have seen drastic reductions, India has been an outlier. The country is reeling from some of the highest fuel prices it has ever seen. Even more incredible is that countries buying refined petrol from India have lower dom...

June 10, 2018

"Five years mean five years of stable governance. If we are occupied with Vidhan Sabha elections, Zilla Parishad elections, Panchayat elections, and municipal elections throughout the year, where is the time for developmental work, with the MCC kicking in every time th...

April 3, 2018

Bangladeshi immigrants have for long been involved in several activities across major cities in India. However, nowhere has their presence raised more political debate than in the North Eastern States, in particular, Assam. Recently, the state began an ambitious progra...

April 3, 2018

It takes exceptional skills for an incumbent to lose a by-election. Even more when you are in power in both the Centre and the state- and voters are aware that it would not result in any change on ground. The sudden electoral win for the opposition in UP and Bihar is s...

February 14, 2018

Are simultaneous elections good for us? The Question can either be answered by a No, Yes or it’s complicated.

No one can deny that Indian democracy is in perpetual election mode. The money, time and effort that such an exercise involves would be considerably reduced, we...

February 8, 2018

The saga of visual entertainment for the Indian masses started with ‘Alam Ara’, and over the years has diversified into the realm of movies and television shows, with the latest entrant being web series.

Since the 1990s, the CBFC or the Censor board (as it is infamously...

February 8, 2018

In the current state of affairs, the Modi government intends for Aadhar to be a lot of things. It is supposed to be a comprehensive and unique record of your existence in government registers, the unilateral point of access for multiple government schemes and benefits,...

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