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Is Delhi Really a State?

By Vivek K Agnihotri Recently, both Houses of Parliament passed the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (NCT of Delhi Amendment Bill, 2021). In seeking to amen...

Quad alliance: Coming of Age

The firming up of the Quad alliance after a decade, despite the continued differences in strategic security priorities of its four members, is related to the rise in power of Xi Jinping in China in 2012.

Covid-19 vaccine drive: Don’t Waste that Vial of Health

The Covid-19 vaccine drive is not moving at the pace envisaged by the government. Vaccine wastage is a major concern and averages 6.5% in India. This can be avoided by thinking and planning smartly

PSUs: Whose Wealth Is It Anyway?

Apart from the usual concerns about religious polarisation, anti-incumbency, party hopping, a major focus is on a national debate on privatisation and disinvestment whereby state-run enterprises are to be gradually dismantled

False Sexual Offence Cases: Who is the Real Victim?

The Delhi High Court recently observed that it had become a trend to register false FIRs in sexual offence cases, thereby tarnishing the image of the man. The police too prefers to ignore them.

In Mohun Bagan country

Just where central Kolkata ends, melding into the north, inside Akrur Dutta Lane, there is a special place for Mohun Bagan supporters. It is a typical Kolkata take-off on TMC’s poll plank, khela hobe, (there will be a match). “There are very few East Bengal supporters in this lane,” asserts an old timer.

Battle for Bengal: The Game is On

West Bengal represents the BJP’s final frontier but the party heavyweights are up against a gutsy street fighter in Mamata Banerjee. The elections have become a volatile mix of horse trading and power games and, to paraphrase the TMC slogan, the game is on. The final score will have a major impact on national politics.

Times of Stress & Distress

There is a constitutional right to speedy trial, but this often does not take place due to case overload in courts. The apex court needs to devise an effective policy on wrongful charging, prosecution and incarceration.

A CAGe for a watchdog

Over the last five years, there has been a systemic slowdown in the submission of CAG reports. Critics wonder if the government’s fiscal strength and management is being assessed at all or not.

Covid-19 vaccination: Government’s control issues come to the fore

The selective way in which the government is vaccinating the population came in for stricture from the Delhi High Court which asked it to explain why it was keeping such “strict control” over the process.

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