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Apr 21, 2017
BJP-PDP war of words over Kashmir stone-pelters intensifies, cracks deepen in coalition of compromiseThe differences in the PDP-BJP coalition government are spilling into the open with the parties engaging in a war of words over stone-pelters and the deteriorating law and order situation in the Valley. The verbal duel began after the PDP lost a supposedly safe seat to BJP in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council.
Apr 20, 2017
Inadequate pensions leave India’s elderly no choice but to workThe shared logic behind old age pension is to enable those beyond a certain age to maintain a reasonable standard of living without having to engage in paid labour. In India, in the non-formal sector, people do not retire from work at any stipulated age.
Apr 11, 2017
Liquor ban: A wholesome ban on alcoholism makes state look weak, totalitarian at bestThe state can bring in regulations to manage matters, but by resorting to total bans it only makes apparent its inability to tackle a problem
Apr 10, 2017
Farm loan waiver: Can Devendra Fadnavis walk his talk post Yogi Adityanath’s googly?Fadnavis is bang-on about his primary assessment on the issue and rarely does a politician dare to put prudence above political populism on subjects concerning a large number of potential voters.
Apr 05, 2017
US slashing funds for population control will have 'devastating effect' on women's health: Antonio GuterresUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has voiced "deep regret" at the US' decision to cut financial support for the United Nations Population Fund, saying the move could have "devastating effects" on the health of vulnerable women and girls around the world.
Mar 27, 2017
French President Francois Hollande says fight against populism final mission before his term endsSingapore: French President Francois Hollande on Monday said the final mission of his term would be to ensure that "populism, nationalism and extremism cannot win" in the world and especially not in France.
Mar 16, 2017
Railways devoid of dividend payment can now junk populism and hike passenger fares in new avatarIt is no surprise that the latest audit of the Railways by the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) for FY16 has also made similar remarks on stopping this long-held practice of using freight earnings to subsidise passenger fares
Mar 16, 2017
Dutch PM Mark Rutte claims win over 'wrong kind of populism', will Germany, France follow?Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday claimed a dominating parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, who failed the year's first litmus test for populism in Europe.
Mar 06, 2017
Modi govt's Smart City scheme may make housing unaffordable for poor, says UN reportThe Smart City scheme of Government of India might broaden the gap between the rich and poorer cities with an overreliance on technology possibly resulting in an unaffordable housing for the poor, a United Nations expert says in a report to the current UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session
Feb 27, 2017
Culling stray dogs: Civic bodies are inflicting needless suffering on man's best friendWhat is ownership? Do we own everything in the world? Is every plant, every creature a belonging of some human. Does it have no right to live?