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BJP Wooing Beneficiaries Of Central Schemes In Uttar Pradesh Polls

By Pradeep Kapoor LUCKNOW: At a time when all political parties  are offering freebies in their election promises, BJP is also banking on beneficiaries known labharthis from various schemes of central and states government to win the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh BJP feels that major chunk of beneficiaries...

Jan 18 · >

Impose Inequality Tax On Superrich In 2022-23 Budget To Help Distressed

By Nitya Chakraborty The Oxfam inequality report released coinciding with the virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum on Davos Agenda, has exposed in a candid manner how the two year pandemic has widened the inequality in the Globe including India. Specifically for India, the situation is grimmer as...

Jan 18 · >

Samajwadi Party Giving Matching Fight To BJP On Eve Of Polls In Uttar Pradesh

  By Kalyani Shankar Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav have emerged as the primary challenger to the BJP. in the February Assembly polls now that the poll scene is explicit. The polls will be held in seven phases from February 10 to March...

Jan 18 · >

LIC IPO Undervaluation Kicks Up A Big Row In The Government

By Satyaki Chakraborty The Narendra Modi Government is in mess once again over its proposed valuation of the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of the blue chip Life Insurance Corporation. Earlier also there were allegations about the official valuation of some other leading public sector enterprises, but the LIC valuation...

Jan 18 · >

Narendra Modi Ignored Grim Reality In His Speech At World Economic Forum

By Dr. Gyan Pathak The World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda 2022 intended to bring world leaders together to address the ‘state of the world’ and to share their visions for the year ahead. On the very first day, the world has head the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi,...

Jan 18 · >

In Punjab, On February 20 Poll, It Is Congress Versus Aam Aadmi Party

By Sushil Kutty There are lots of people, mostly Punjab Congress MLAs, rooting for Charanjit Singh Channi, clamouring that the Congress high command name Channi the chief ministerial face of the Congress; promise that he’ll not be replaced when Congress retains the government-ship of the border state on March...

Jan 18 · >

Bengali Theatre Has Become Poorer With The Passing Away Of Saonli Mitra

By Sankar Ray Saonli Mitra, a legend in Bengali theatre who mesmerized the audience for more than three decades, passed away in Kolkata on Sunday after a prolonged illness. She was the daughter of the theatre icons of Bengal Sambhu Mitra and Tripti Mitra, but Saonli created her own...

Jan 18 · >

India’s Industrial Growth Lacks Focus, Planning

By Nantoo Banerjee For years, the government has been loosely talking about making India a global manufacturing hub.  Unfortunately, it does not have either a strong viable programme, or a reliable time frame, to make this happen. Despite having a big potential, India’s metal, engineering, defence hardware manufacturing, construction,...

Jan 17 · >

People Must See Through The Grim Reality Under Modi Rule

By Dr, Gyan Pathak It is high time that the people of India could see, rather must see, through the grim reality under Modi rule, especially since the outbreak of the COVID-19, during which 84 per cent of the households of the country suffered significant decline in income with...

Jan 17 · >

Aam Aadmi Party Is Determined To Play Larger Role In National Politics

By Sushil Kutty With the Aam Aadmi Party, it’s not the Lucknowi ‘pehle aap, pehle aap’. For Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP—born out of the womb of an ‘andolan’—there is time still to conquer India and like the industrious ‘ant’, AAP slogs on, it’s ambitions intact in the future which could...

Jan 17 · >