Low voter turnout – Is Compulsory Voting The Remedy?

Low voter turnout – Is Compulsory Voting The Remedy?

By Dr Rajvir Pratap Sharma The soul of India lives in its villages, said Mahatma Gandhiji more than half a century ago. Gandhiji might as...
Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesians Want To Go The EVM Way While Sceptics In India...

Above: Darul Aqsha (right) at a local polling station in Jakarta, Indonesia By Asif Ullah Khan At a time when the clamour for going back to...
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Election Commission: Crisis of Credibility

Even though the Election Commission in a positive move banned Modi’s biopic, it’s been hit by a slew of criticism for turning a blind...
The Udupi Power Corporation Ltd plant in KarnatakaPhoto adanipower.com

National Green Tribunal: A Paper Tiger?

Above:The Udupi Power Corporation Ltd plant in Karnataka/Photo: adanipower.com Though the National Green Tribunal has shown the way in environmental jurisprudence, it has lost its...
Advani’s Blog Leaves BJP Leadership Redfaced, Modi Tweets a Face-Saver

Advani’s Blog Leaves BJP Leadership Redfaced, Modi Tweets a Face-Saver

By Punit Mishra BJP veteran and former deputy prime minister Lal Kishen Advani had started blogging as early as January 2009 though the last of...
It Does Run In The Family

It Does Run In The Family

By Dilip Bobb Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unvarying attacks on the Nehru-Gandhi family and dynastic privilege may be starting to sound like he’s stuck in...
The 2011 Census estimated the population of Delhi in slums at 17,85,390, more than half of whom live in unidentified slums/Photo: Anil Shakya

Prof Upendra Baxi hails verdict supporting fundamental rights of slum dwellers

Above: The 2011 Census estimated the population of Delhi in slums at 17,85,390, more than half of whom live in unidentified slums/Photo: Anil Shakya In...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

CEO Compensations: Hitting Where it Hurts

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence The RBI’s draft rules on compensation for CEOs of private banks are flawed as studies have shown that there is...
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman (right) at the Wagah border during a handover ceremony on March 1, 2019/Photo: UNI

Indo-Pak Tension: Now What?

Above: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman (right) at the Wagah border during a handover ceremony on March 1, 2019/Photo: UNI Pakistan releasing the downed IAF pilot...
A scene after the Pulwama attack/UNI

Kashmir: India’s Achilles’ Heel

Above: A scene after the Pulwama attack/UNI The horrendous Pulwama killing has caught India napping and shows the need to evolve a holistic strategy to...

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