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Bribes worth Rs 100 crore were paid for favours involving the now-scrapped Delhi liquor sales policy, in which Deputy Chief
European parliamentarians and officials have cautioned against the capacity of social media users in India to manipulate the digital information
A day after the Supreme Court backed the Centre's 10 per cent quota for the poor or EWS (Economically Weaker
A Bengaluru court has ordered the temporary blocking of the Congress's Twitter handle after a music firm filed a copyright
The Supreme Court today upheld the 10 per cent reservation in all colleges and government jobs for the poorer sections
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday wondered whether the ‘charm' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi led to the Morbi bridge

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‘She Said’ Film Is A Powerful #MeToo Testimonies Elevating The Drama

By Chauncey K. Robinson The phrase “Me Too” was originally coined in 2006 by Black sexual assault survivor and activist Tarana Burke. It was used as a way to empower victims of sexual assault to not live in the shadows in shame or fear. Yet, it wasn’t until 2017...

Nov 23 · >

BJP Is Planning Big For Its Southern Conquest In Coming Two Years

By Kalyani Shankar Despite trying hard for decades, the BJP has little or no presence in the southern states except ruling Karnataka. The South contributes 129 seats, of which the BJP has only 29. Notably, political churning is happening in Tamil Nadu, where BJP is all set to capture...

Nov 22 · >

Exercise For Last Full Budget Before 2024 Election Has Begun

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Union Government has begun budget exercise for the year 2023-24 in the right earnest with narrowed options and very high stakes for the ruling establishment led by PM Narendra Modi since it would be the last full budget before the 2024 Lok Sabha election. The...

Nov 22 · >

Winning Delhi MCD Is Important Going Forward For Both AAP And The BJP

By Sushil Kutty It’s confirmed. Elections, combined with the politics swirling around them, brings the worst out of politicians, and political parties. Witness what has been happening in Gujarat, and in Delhi with the MCD elections, which has a 15 year anti-incumbency pulling back on the Bharatiya Janata Party’s...

Nov 22 · >

Govt Agencies Right To Intrusion Into Privacy Remains In Draft Data Protection Bill

  By Arun Kumar Shrivastav The right to privacy in the time of the internet boom is difficult to enforce. But governments around the world are working to reverse this and restore control in the hands of users. Between tech companies and governments, there is a rush to take...

Nov 22 · >

Congress Campaign Has Steadily Picked Up As Gujarat Polls Are Nearing

By Arun Srivastava Spectre of the BJP losing power in Gujarat has made Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the strongman of Indian politics uneasy. Little doubt this baffling transformation was conjured by the success of Bharat Jodo Yatra. Only a couple of days back he was looking at Rahul’s Yatra...

Nov 22 · >

COP27 Climate Summit Was Another Exercise In Corporate Greenwashing

By Claudia Horn As world leaders gathered for this year’s COP27 climate summit in Egypt, the sister of jailed British-Egyptian activist AlaaAbd el-Fattah addressed the following words to the international media: At this conference, the most vulnerable are supposed to negotiate with the most powerful. I want to say...

Nov 22 · >

India’s Uncontrolled Black Economy Is Choking Real Economy

By Nantoo Banerjee The government may disagree, India’s economic performance in the last eight years has proved to be rather lacklustre. It has been facing a real challenge from the ever expanding black economy, substantially eating up the revenue income of both the national and state governments. Unaccounted money...

Nov 21 · >

Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Third Book ‘The Song Of The Cell’ Is A Masterpiece

By Nitya Chakraborty Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee has done it again. His third book’ The Song of the Cell’ published this year has once again mesmerized the doctors, scientists and the common readers much more than the impact he had with his first two books ‘The Emperors of all Maladies’...

Nov 21 · >

COP27 Makes History On Loss And Damage But Delays Wider Deal

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Outcome of CoP27 makes a history in agreeing on setting up a loss and damage fund to help the developing countries, but failed to agree on greater actions to successfully deal with the rising temperature of the Earth, that the Paris Agreement of 2015 has...

Nov 21 · >