IPA Special

Rahul Gandhi Is Right In Demanding Supreme Court Monitored Probe Into Pegasus

By Arun Srivastava Congress leader Shashi Tharoor not agreeing to a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal has come as a rude shock. According to him the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology headed by him will “do its duty” and the subject is “already...

Jul 24 · >

Even Covid Can’t Curtail Craze For Gold In India

By K Raveendran It seems nothing can stand between Indians and their love of gold, not even the Covid pandemic, which has turned life upside down.  It is as though they were waiting for the Covid restrictions to ease before hopped back to their favourite gold and jewellery shops....

Jul 24 · >

Precarious Conditions Of The Jobless Worsening

By Gyan Pathak The condition of the jobless people in India was already precarious before the COVID-19 struck the country and lockdown was announced on March 24, 2020. It has been worsening since then. Unemployment rate remains high and prospects of regaining lost jobs or getting new one is...

Jul 24 · >

Bombay High Court Judges’ Withdrawal Of Oral Remarks On Stan Swamy Is Bizarre

By Sushil Kutty Jesuit priest-cum-tribal rights activist, 84-year-old Father Stan Swamy’s death in a Mumbai hospital while still in judicial custody led to an outpouring of grief, with even rightwing media afraid they might step on toes if they cast wide the mildest of opprobrium. It was funny reading...

Jul 24 · >

IUML Calls The Shots On Scholarship Issue In Kerala UDF

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: There is no mistaking it. It is the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) which calls the shots in the United Democratic Front (UDF). The Front may be led by the Congress. But when it comes to taking decisions on crucial matters, it is the IUML...

Jul 24 · >

Supreme Court Must Course-Correct From Its Kedar Nath Singh Ruling

By Md Zeeshan Ahmad and Zain Haider The sedition law is once again under fire. This is not for the first time that the sedition law is in the proverbial eye of the storm. The legal history of independent India shows that the sedition law (that is, Section 124A...

Jul 24 · >

Decoding Mamata’s Opposition Unity Strategy Against BJP For 2024 Lok Sabha Polls

By Nitya Chakraborty The national political situation is presently volatile and every day, new revelations are coming out exposing the authoritarian character of the Narendra Modi Government which is in power at the centre for the last seven years. The exposure in the media about the Pegasus snooping covering...

Jul 23 · >

Steep Rise In Fuel Prices During Pandemic Has Hit The Poor And Jobless Most

By Krishna Jha The cost of living for people from all economic strata except the favoured few gets shockingly high with every rise in petrol and diesel prices. According to SBI findings, there is a 50 basis points increase in consumer price inflation whenever the hike comes. The latest...

Jul 23 · >

‘Farmers Parliament’ Is Yet Another Milestone, Many More To Come

By Gyan Pathak Farmers assembled at Jantar Mantar, staged protest, and organized their own parliament ‘Kisan Sansad’ on July 22, not far from the Parliament of India, which is in session. While the farmers’ parliament debated the APMC Act in two session, punctuated by a ‘langar’ on the first...

Jul 23 · >