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Opposition condemns ink attack on Manish Sisodia, holds AAP 'responsible'

Sep 19, 2016

Opposition condemns ink attack on Manish Sisodia, holds AAP 'responsible'

Opposition BJP and Congress condemned the ink attack on Deputy Delhi Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday, saying such undemocratic ways of protest has no place in the democracy. #BJP #Delhi #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Democracy #Manish Sisodia #Dengue #AAP #Satish Upadhyay #Satyender Jain #Swaraj Janata Party #chikunguniya
Narendra Modi's pitch to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections should be supported

Sep 13, 2016

Narendra Modi's pitch to hold simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections should be supported

The Union government began a public discussion on holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies on its MyGov web portal last Wednesday (7 September). #Arunachal Pradesh #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Election Commission #bIhar #Uttarakhand #Democracy #LK Advani #Lok Sabha elections #PM Modi
Public dissidence by AAP and PDP members isn't wrong; parties acquire transparency that way

Sep 12, 2016

Public dissidence by AAP and PDP members isn't wrong; parties acquire transparency that way

There is no doubt that the AAP unit in Punjab is now embroiled in a serious factional feud which is being played out in the public domain through leaks #ConnectTheDots #Politics Decoder #Democracy #PDP #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Muzaffar Hussain Baig #Devindar Sehrawa
Zakir Naik's open letter is an attempt to communalise Muslims and a veiled threat to govt

Sep 10, 2016

Zakir Naik's open letter is an attempt to communalise Muslims and a veiled threat to govt

In his 'Open Letter to Indians', released Saturday morning, radical Islamic preacher Zakir Naik positions himself as the ‘biggest name and most popular figure of the (Indian Muslim) community’ and portrays the government action against him as an attack on the community. #India #NewsTracker #Democracy #Peace #indians #Open Letter #Muslims #FCRA #Quran #Indian democracy #IRF #Zakir Naik #Dhaka attacks
Narendra Modi tells NITI Aayog that incremental progress is not enough, rapid transformation is needed

Aug 26, 2016

Narendra Modi tells NITI Aayog that incremental progress is not enough, rapid transformation is needed

Enunciating his vision to rapidly transform India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said there is a need to change laws, eliminate unnecessary procedures and speed up processes to go beyond "mere incremental progress" #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Democracy #Federalism #Niti Aayog #government policies #Transforming India Lecture
Parliament Monsoon Session scripts history with GST Bill, boosts Congress, BJP bonhomie

Aug 12, 2016

Parliament Monsoon Session scripts history with GST Bill, boosts Congress, BJP bonhomie

The question is who should get credit for smooth functioning of Parliament, for turning sharply conflicting positions to a broad consensus on critical issues. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rajya Sabha #PoliticsDecoder #Lok Sabha #Democracy #GST #parliament #Monsoon session #Constitution Amendment Bill
Book excerpt: In India, a tangled maze of corporate-politician nexus and corruption

Jul 29, 2016

Book excerpt: In India, a tangled maze of corporate-politician nexus and corruption

When you attempt to unmask the appalling double games of the people that run India and drive its economy, and put together evidence of their duplicity, they will deploy ingenious methods to silence you #Corruption #Black money #Democracy #Book Excerpt #A Feast of Vultures #corporate-politician nexus
Wikileaks releases nearly 300,000 AKP emails after Turkey's post-coup purge

Jul 20, 2016

Wikileaks releases nearly 300,000 AKP emails after Turkey's post-coup purge

Wikileaks released 294,548 emails from the internal server of Turkey's ruling party AKP in response to the Turkey's purges after the attempted coup. #World #Wikileaks #Media #Internet #NewsTracker #Journalism #Democracy #Turkey #Istanbul #Emails #Tayyip Erdogan #Coup #Fethullah Gulen #Turkish president #whistleblowing website
Democracy too crucial to be left to people: Happy Independence Day, USA!

Jul 04, 2016

Democracy too crucial to be left to people: Happy Independence Day, USA!

On the eve of 4 July, America's Independence Day, Brexit has been a blow to comfortable western certainties: a significant trope of the post-Second World War Bretton Woods agreement and the related Washington consensus has been damaged. #InMyOpinion #Hillary Clinton #Democracy #Election #Referendum #Bretton Woods system #4 July #US Independence Day #Second World War #Robin Raphel #2016 US Presidential election #Brexit
Know your Neta: 55/57 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis, 13 charged in criminal cases

Jun 30, 2016

Know your Neta: 55/57 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis, 13 charged in criminal cases

Out of 57 newly elected Rajya Sabha MPs, 55 are crorepatis. Congress' Praful Patel is the richest with 252.08 crore worth declared assets. #Rajya Sabha #ConnectTheDots #Democracy #Politicians #MPs #Members of Parliament #Criminal cases #Neta