Articles by Ajay Kumar
Mar 24, 2017
Finance Bill: New political funding rules for cos legalises corruption, overrides shareholders’ rightBy allowing companies to not disclose the political party, the government is encouraging secrecy.
Mar 24, 2017
Devendra Fadnavis' warning to agitating doctors is unwarranted; security is a basic rightMumbai's doctors work shifts 18-hour-long shifts per day to keep the hospitals functioning. Today they are being forced to strike, not to demand things like better working conditions and infrastructure, but to merely seek basic security to do their job.
Mar 21, 2017
Uttarakhand HC verdict giving 'living status' to river Ganga pits human interest against natureIt needs to be noted that the Ganga- Yamuna river system is a unique river system for India as it is the only one of the great snow fed river systems India has over which it actively controls the source.
Mar 16, 2017
Goa Floor Test: If Manohar Parrikar wins, the governor stands vindicated or else Congress gets to form govtAll eyes are on Panjim right now where the Goa Legislative Assembly is scheduled to have a floor test on Thursday to see if Manohar Parrikar, recently appointed as the state's chief minister, can survive a vote of confidence in the House.
Mar 12, 2017
C S Karnan row: Nation watches a rare situation where an errant judge takes on the SCJustice C S Karnan of the Calcutta High Court (formerly of the Madras High Court) caused rather a stir in January this year.
Mar 09, 2017
Azaadi chants: Amending sedition law and curbing freedom is no solution to student violenceRecently, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said the Centre was contemplating bringing in a stricter sedition law to deal with students and people who raise slogans calling for 'aazadi' or 'freedom'.
Feb 27, 2017
Gurmehar Kaur row: Bullies Rijiju and Sehwag need lessons on argument to overcome troll mentalityMinister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and cricketer Virender Sehwag need should have attacked the view rather than launching personal attacks on 20-year-old Gurmehar Kaur for having an opinion
Feb 24, 2017
Lipstick Under My Burkha censorship row: A tale of middle class morality and judgmentOf course the CBFC would never certify a film like Lipstick Under My Burkha
Feb 23, 2017
BMC Election 2017: Mandate a chance for Shiv Sena, BJP to solve civic issues, improve life of MumbaikarsThe Shiv Sena and BJP's performance in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election may not be sufficient for either party to govern the civic body individually but both must come together to solve the civic issues in the city
Feb 23, 2017
BMC Election Results 2017: No matter who wins, Mumbai's councillors must put politics aside to fix city's issuesIt is the job of your local Councillor to take up your case with the BMC on your behalf; It is they who have the mandate under law to oversee the work the BMC is doing.