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May 05, 2017
Why does govt continue to procure rice and wheat in a big way but ignore nutritional crops?Were the government to agree to procurement of pulses, there is a good possibility that existing rice and wheat farmers might switch to growing pulses instead
Apr 29, 2017
Jayalalithaa's cape as shield; Mayawati's handbag, a sword: The weapons of women in politicsYudhistra had his spear, Bhima his mace, Arjuna his bow, Nakula and Sahadeva their swords. Jayalalithaa had her capes, Mayawati, her handbag — and Mamata Banerjee and Sonia Gandhi, their cotton saris.
Apr 16, 2017
When Crime Pays is Milan Vaishnav's unflinching look at criminality in Indian politicsMilan Vaishnav’s book 'When Crime Pays' studies the rise of criminals in India’s political circles, their sustenance and worrying popularity, and how (if at all) this crime-politics nexus can be defeated
Mar 30, 2017
The great Indian irony: Farmers starve while politicians’ agricultural incomes continue to riseSurely, you cannot have a country where one section of people can make money from agriculture, while another (significantly larger) section cannot
Mar 20, 2017
Yogi Adityanath must retract his 'inflammatory' statements, says Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International on Monday called for public withdrawal of the alleged inflammatory statements made in the past by BJP leader Yogi Adityanath.
Mar 16, 2017
Amarinder Singh pours cold water on Navjot Singh Sidhu's deputy CM plansThe big bang of Punjab Assembly election has ended in a whimper for cricketer-turned-TV 'laugha-ter' Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Feb 21, 2017
Donald Trump's travel ban: British Muslim teacher from South Wales denied entry to USA British Muslim teacher travelling to New York last week as a member of a school party from South Wales was denied entry to the US, a media report said.
Jan 26, 2017
Vinay Katiyar's sexist remarks: Time to make these anti-women politicians an extinct speciesWhat stops the BJP from simply asking Katiyar to put in his resignation. He has clearly said he has nothing to apologise for…even when given that opportunity. So he believes that women in politics are merely flowers in a vase.
Jan 04, 2017
Bengaluru molestation: Forget women's clothes, it's the social psyche that needs cureSoon after the Bengaluru incident, Karnataka's home minister, no lesson, told a TV channel "such incidents do happen on New Year's eve and on Christmas."
Dec 22, 2016
Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi slugfest: Congress, BJP are in Ivy league of hypocrisySince Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of accepting "Rs 40 crores from Sahara" at a rally in Gujarat's Mehsana, both parties have come up with arguments and allegations that make politics resemble the Ivy League of hypocrisy.