Wednesday, September 2, 2015| Latest E-book
You are here:
Dissent
#

Dissent

Articles

Congress expects a snub from BJP-led select panel, set to give dissent note on GST

Jul 16, 2015

Congress expects a snub from BJP-led select panel, set to give dissent note on GST

States are pressing the Centre for compensating them fully for the loss of revenue in the first five years of GST replacing their taxes. #Economy #UPA #P. Chidambaram #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #AIADMK #GST #NDA #Bhupender Yadav #Dissent note
In a major blow to Congress, GK Vasan indicates he may leave party

Nov 01, 2014

In a major blow to Congress, GK Vasan indicates he may leave party

Asked if he had decided to break away from Congress andfloat a new party, he said, "I will let you know if such agood situation takes form." #Sonia Gandhi #Tamil Nadu #Congress #Rahul Gandhi #TheySaidIt #GK Vasan #Party High Command #Dissent in Congress
USAID's secret Twitter program in Cuba 5 things to know

Aug 04, 2014

USAID's secret Twitter program in Cuba 5 things to know

The traveler's program posed significant risk for its young recruits as well as for USAID itself. Its effectiveness is unclear. #Twitter #USAid #ListsEtc #USA #Fidel Castro #Cuba #Dissent
Aruna Roy to Modi When governments dont listen, unrest follows

Jun 16, 2014

Aruna Roy to Modi When governments dont listen, unrest follows

Firstpost spoke to social activist Aruna Roy about the implications of the IB report for peoples movements in India and what it says about the new Modi-led government. #Q&A #Democracy #Intelligence Bureau #Aruna Roy #NGOs #Narendra Modi government #IB #Narmada dam #Dissent
IB report on NGOs criminanalisation of dissenting voices, says AAP

Jun 16, 2014

IB report on NGOs criminanalisation of dissenting voices, says AAP

"The purposefully leaked IB report, marked secret naming senior reputed activists, NGOs and people's movements and accusing them of hurting the national economic security is nothing but an attempt at criminalising dissenting voices. #NewsTracker #Intelligence Bureau #NGO #Dissent #AAP #criminalisation
Modi team shakes off dissent as stars, raths get ready for Varanasi

Mar 23, 2014

Modi team shakes off dissent as stars, raths get ready for Varanasi

A list of 40 star campaigners has been finalised and their schedule will be announced soon, he said. He is emphatic that in view of the "prevalent mood" in BJPs favour nothing special might be required for any constituency. For Lucknow, incidentally, the needs of the local workers and campaigners will be met. #Uttar Pradesh #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Rahul Gandhi #Varanasi #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #dissent in BJP
2G scam Sections of dissent notes on JPC report expunged

Oct 29, 2013

2G scam Sections of dissent notes on JPC report expunged

The dissent notes were received after members from BJP, BJD, CPI, CPM, Trinamool Congress, AIADMK and DMK voted against the report adopted by the committee by a majority vote on 27 September. #2G scam #NewsTracker #Opposition #PC Chacko #JPC report #dissent notes
Pakistani internet censors using Canadian software to block dissent

Sep 18, 2013

Pakistani internet censors using Canadian software to block dissent

Pakistani government officials are blocking thousands of pages deemed undesirable. But they are not fast enough. So the government is now testing Canadian software that can block millions of sites a second. #facebook #Internet #Pakistan #Canada #Internet laws #Internet censorship #Dissent #internet laws in Pakistan #Netsweeper
Scrapping of NEET and the questions it raises over CJI Altamas Kabir

Jul 19, 2013

Scrapping of NEET and the questions it raises over CJI Altamas Kabir

The judgement overturning the NEET, the single exam for medical courses, has proven to be a controversial one for Altamas Kabir on his last day as Chief Justice of India. #OnOurMind #Supreme Court #NEET #Altamas Kabir #Dissent #judges #collegium
Why Jackie Chan, and many of us, yearn for 'strongmen'

Dec 13, 2012

Why Jackie Chan, and many of us, yearn for 'strongmen'

Jackie Chan has repeatedly spoke up for curtailing individual freedoms for the cause of development, a sentiment that finds resonance in India too. But as China's own experience shows, an authoritarian political system cannot deliver over the long term. #Ch-India #Mamata Banerjee #Manmohan Singh #TheLongView #Narendra Modi #Jayalalithaa #UPA government #Democracy #Jackie Chan #Dissent