IPA Special

Droupadi Murmu Is All Set To Become The Next President Of India

By HarharSwarup Battle lines for coming Presidential election have been drawn. The ruling NDA has set up, former Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu as its presidential candidate. Murmu is a  tribal and this would be for the first time a tribal and woman would be elected President as NDA has...

Jun 25 · >

Battle Lines Are Drawn In Maharashtra But For Uddhav, It Is Really Tough

By Sushil Kutty The militant Shiv Sena is in search of a commander-in-chief. The first one was Sena founder Bal Thackeray. Uddhav Thackeray didn’t shape up to be one. Now, the mantle may have fallen on Aaditya Thackeray. This is because Uddhav Thackeray’s emotional speech didn’t help. It wasn’t...

Jun 25 · >

Learning Poverty Increases To 70 Per Cent, Inequality Widens

By Dr. Gyan Pathak The Global learning poverty has further increased to 70 per cent in 2022 with largest increases in South Asia and the Latin America and the Caribbean, as per the simulation result based on the latest available data and evidence. It means the world has lost...

Jun 25 · >

SC Remarks On Gujarat Riot Case Liable To Be Misused As Condoning Of Failures

By K Raveendran The ground on which the conspiracy charge has been thrown out in the in the appeal filed by Zakia Jafri in the Supreme Court challenging the clean chit given by the SIT to Narendra Modi and 63 other state functionaries in the Gujarat riots case leaves...

Jun 25 · >

Friendship Yatra Is A Big Boost To Communal Harmony In Kerala

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The recently-concluded Statewide ‘Friendship Yatra’, undertaken by President of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Syed Sadiq Ali Thangal was a laudable initiative to promote communal harmony. Not surprisingly, it has earned fulsome praise. The ‘Harmony meetings’, held as part of the Yatra, which witnessed...

Jun 25 · >

Broad Left Unity Achieved Before French National Assembly Polls Sees Strains

By Marlon Ettinger Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s left-wing alliance elected 142 MPs to France’s National Assembly on Sunday. In some ways this was a success: the broad left more than doubled its number of MPs and helped strip President Emmanuel Macron of his majority, though it also fell way short of...

Jun 25 · >

Supreme Court Has Acted In Haste In Upholding Gujarat High Court’ Clean Chit To Modi

By Sushil Kutty Now, there is one more reason why the Muslim minority will not trust the Supreme Court of India. Earlier, there was Afzal Guru, as cited by Afreen Javed, Prayagraj riots kingpin Muhammad Javed’s daughter. June 24, the apex court should have thought twice before it upheld...

Jun 24 · >

Results Of Four Bypolls In Tripura Will Impact The 2023 Assembly Elections

By Sagarneel Sinha Despite a few stray incidents, the bypolls for the four assembly seats in the northeastern state of Tripura have seen a voter turnout of more than 78%. The four seats where bypolls were held are — Agartala, Town Bardowali, Jubarajnagar and Surma (SC). The assembly elections...

Jun 24 · >

NDA Prez Candidate Droupadi Murmu May Get Support From Jharkhand CM

By Rahil Nora Chopra The Opposition parties are looking forward for making the 16th Presidential election a close contest. By putting forth the nomination of Yashwant Sinha as their candidate, the Opposition is now aspiring to bring Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (United) in to their side,...

Jun 24 · >

Indian Federalism Can Also Have Some ‘Uncooperative’ Dimension

By Abhishek Mishra and Hrithwik Singh The recent invocation of the phrase ‘uncooperative federalism’ by the Supreme Court in its judgment last month in Union of India &Anr. versus M/s Mohit Minerals Pvt. Ltd. Through Director marks an important moment in the study of Indian federalism. This also adds...

Jun 24 · >