IPA Special

Pegasus Revelations Speak Of Complicity Of Modi Government In Surveillance

By Sushil Kutty Nearly 300 phone numbers of Indians most-likely not friendly with the Modi Government were hacked and infected by a military-grade Israeli spyware during the run-up to the 2019 general elections which the BJP led by the Modi-Shah combine won with a thumping majority. In all 50,000...

Jul 19 · >

Bengal BJP Is In Deep Crisis Due To Growing Factionalism In Districts

By Barun Das Gupta The disastrous defeat of the BJP in assembly elections in Bengal has not only demoralized the party workers at all levels but has also intensified factionalism in the organization. The party which dreamed of winning two hundred plus seats and ruling West Bengal is now...

Jul 19 · >

Competitive Examinations In India Need Urgent Revamp

By Dr. Gyan Pathak All competitive exams in India, on the surface level, may seem to be doing justice to all the candidates, but in reality they are doing injustice to the poor, underprivileged, and unprivileged. They are being excluded systematically from getting better opportunity in education and jobs....

Jul 19 · >

Priyanka Gandhi’s Three Day Visit To Uttar Pradesh Boosts Congress Workers

By Pradeep Kapoor LUCKNOW: With her three hours, maun vrat, at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the day  she arrived Lucknow, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra not only stumped the ruling party but also scored over other opposition parties. With her decision to sit in dharna at the statue of...

Jul 19 · >

Bangladesh Prefers Using Railways In Import/Export Trade With India

By Ashis Biswas Frustrated beyond relief by powerful politically-backed West Bengal-based road transport mafia, Bangladesh business authorities have switched over using Railway services to continue their increasing import-export trade with India. Presently efforts are under way to build immediately at least two railway yards at the Benapole land customs...

Jul 19 · >

Opposition Parties Have To Show United Mojo Against BJP In Monsoon Session

By Nitya Chakraborty The 18-day monsoon session of Parliament beginning July 19 has given the anti-BJP opposition parties a big opportunity to take on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for its gross failure in protecting the lives and livelihoods of the millions of people who have...

Jul 17 · >

Govt Stand On Sedition Law Betrays Scant Respect For Democracy

By K Raveendran The stand taken by the Modi government in the Supreme Court that the ‘colonialist’ sedition can remain, but certain with safeguards, betrays the authoritarian traits of the government and its intention to use the draconian law whenever it feels threatened by dissent and adverse public opinion....

Jul 17 · >

The RSS Chief Is Losing Battle Against The Hindutva Hawks

By Amulya Ganguli It appears that the RSS sarsanghchalak, Mohan Bhagwat, is finding it difficult to enforce his writ on bringing the Hindus and Muslims closer together by arguing that their DNA is the same because of common ancestry. To the Hindutva hardliners, this formula is patently unacceptable. Apparently,...

Jul 17 · >

Farmers Are Being Arrested While Their Agitation Escalates

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Farmers’ agitation against the three controversial farm laws is being crushed by the government in numerous ways including clamping of sedition charges on them on the one hand, while their agitation is getting escalated on the other. If things go in this direction the nation...

Jul 17 · >

BJP Is Continuously Plotting But MVA Under Uddhav Is In Full Control

By Sushil Kutty You can take this Priyanka out of the Congress, but you cannot take the Congress out of this Priyanka! We’re talking of Priyanka Chaturvedi, now of the Shiv Sena, earlier very much a fixture in the Congress. Chaturvedi recently wrote a piece for media that is...

Jul 17 · >