Politicoscope

Sach Bharat –I: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Ki Sachhayi

Making false claims, misusing government machinery for propaganda, and managing events and headlines are the hallmarks of the Modi style of governance. Every year on October 2...

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Do Writers need to go Anywhere looking for Political Drama?

Shri Jaipal Reddy, former Union Minister and Smt. Priyanka Chaturvedi, Convener Media Department, AICC addressed the media at the All India Congress Committee headquarters in ...

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Aadhar Act: Congress hails the Supreme Court’s Verdict

In a statement issued, Shri. Ashok Gehlot, Shri. Kapil Sibal and Shri. Randeep Singh Surjewala said, the Congress Party welcomed the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Cour...

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Need for a New Social Contract to Guard the Rising Inequality

Mankind has always been afraid of where its talent for innovation might lead. John Maynard Keynes warned in 1930 of widespread unemployment arising from technology. And yet in...

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Kerala Floods: Shame how we Indians politicised a National Calamity and Tragedy

As weeks of wild weather smashed into the north-western Australian coast in February 2018, and record summer rains over 91mm left roads and animal parks flooded, it led to the...

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Why Modi Government's Renaming Frenzy is a Political Act of Invasion

You have a right to name that which you have built. But no right to rename that which has been built by others. About five years after Madras got renamed as Chennai, Shashi T...

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Bill Gates: Tools used to measure Intangible Assets are behind Times

In a blog post published on Tuesday, Bill Gates showed a graph with the basic relationship between supply and demand that he first came across in an introductory economics cou...

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The Alchemy of Fear, Superstition and why India should be led by a Coalition Government?

The Modi-led BJP came to power in 2014, after three decades that any political party of India got a majority in the Lok Sabha. It was last in 1984, that Rajiv Gandhi’s C...

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India’s Foreign Policy lacks substantial gains; requires Reprioritization

When historians look back at this time they will say that India was at the cusp of greatness. A high demographic potential, a robust economy, a strong military and world respe...

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Why being an Intellectual has become risky in Modi's India

It is difficult to draw the line between an 'ordinary' citizen questioning the fate of his tax money in a tea shop and an 'intellectual' who does the same through writing. Wh...

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‘East West Street’: A Musical on Human Rights

The 92nd Street Y’s Tisch Centre for the Arts is all set to launch the North Ameri...

October 19 2018

Strike Four

Under the pen name Robert Galbraith, JK Rowling (who hasn't heard of Harry Potter?) writ...

October 18 2018

CinemAbility: A Documentary that explores Disability in TV and Films in Hollywood

While there are many powerful documentary films that tackle important subjects, few have...

October 18 2018