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December 6 Is Again A Reminder Of The Damage To Indian Ethos By Sangh Parivar

By Krishna Jha The 30th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition is December 6. The wound is still livid. Razing down of Babri Masjid was a major step towards destroying our composite culture. It was also a part of the Ayodhya strategy of Hindutva forces that awaits its completion. To...

Dec 1 · >

BJP’s Campaign For Gujarat Polls Has Turned Vicious And Toxic

By Prakash Karat The BJP campaign for the Gujarat assembly election gives an insight as to how Gujarat became the laboratory for the Hindutva forces and how the corporate-communal axis was forged that became known later as the Gujarat model. Some of Amit Shah’s assertions in his election speeches...

Dec 1 · >

Take Over Of NDTV Channel By Adanis Is A Sad Day For Liberal Secular Camp

By Sushil Kutty Too much has been spoken and written about how the Adani Group juggled shares and equity, whatever they might mean to the common layman, to snatch ownership of NDTV and run away with it such that it became the hottest story among a bevy.  ‘O! No.’...

Dec 1 · >

India’s GDP Growth Has Slowed Down But Overall, The Trends Are Positive

By K R Sudhaman India’s economic growth might have dipped to 6.3 per cent in July-September quarter of this financial year but the good news is the slide is not going to be as pronounced in the whole year. The year 2022-23 may still end up with GDP growth...

Dec 1 · >

Serious Implications Of Mainpuri Lok Sabha Polls For Akhilesh Yadav

By Pradeep Kapoor Aware of the serious implications on his political future of the results of Mainpuri by-polls for Lok Sabha, Akhilesh Yadav has mobilised the support of his family and party leaders to retain the seat won by his father Mulayam Singh Yadav who recently passed away. Samajwadi...

Dec 1 · >

One In Every Three Persons Lives In Digital Darkness

By Dr. Gyan Pathak “Future will be digital. But the future of digital must be human-centred,” said the UN Secretary general Antonio Guterres in a video message on the occasion of the 17th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), that begun on November 28 in Addis Ababa and will concluded on...

Dec 1 · >

Fissures Threaten To Widen Into Big Cracks For West Bengal BJP

By Tirthankar Mitra Fissures threaten to widen into cracks in West Bengal BJP as leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari is trying to justify an invitation to tea with chief minister, Mamata Banerjee. Implosions are being reported in the saffron camp of the state, after the leader of the...

Dec 1 · >

Oil Price Behaviour Surprises With A Turnaround Despite Bullish Undertones

By K Raveendran Deductive logic has gone for a toss when it comes to forecasting international oil price behaviour. Defying all expectations of a spike, crude prices have hovered just about the same level as last year this time, which means the commodity is trading in the $70s range....

Nov 30 · >

Hacking Of AIIMS Servers Exposes Incompetence Of IT Professionals

  By Arun Kumar Shrivastav The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, suffered hacking of its servers on November 23. Over 50 of these servers that store patient data and run hospital management software were out of order. It resulted in a complete shutdown of computers at...

Nov 30 · >

G20 Presidency Has Given A Golden Opportunity To India To Emerge As A Leader

By Sushil Kutty Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the opportunity of his lifetime to make a global difference to India’s status on the world stage when India assumes the G20 presidency on December 1 for a period of one year. The Prime Minister himself has called it a “huge...

Nov 30 · >