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Monthly Archives: MARCH 2016


BJP Got It Wrong on ‘Bharat Mata’ Issue : Experts
26.03.16 08:00 as Politics - BY GAURAV VIVEK BHATNAGAR

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertion at the national executive meet of the Bharatiya Janata Party that all leaders should only focus on and speak about issues of "vikas, vikas and vikas” (development, development and development) appears to have been nullified by the political resolution of ...
  


When Hope Runs Dry
17.03.16 05:45 as General - Manohar Singh Gill

I joined the Punjab IAS in 1958. In 1960, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru signed the World Bank-sponsored agreement with Pakistan PM Liaquat Ali Khan to divide the river waters of the old Punjab. East Punjab was allotted 15.2 million acre feet (MAF) and the Ravi, ...
  


Archaic Charge - The offence of sedition is a relic of the colonial era.
12.03.16 08:19 as JNU - a g noorani

The government of India and some states have been instituting cases of sedition against their political opponents with frenzy. Attempts to muzzle the voice of the opposition by recourse to an antiquated colonial law are obscene.
 
The National Crime Records Bureau stated in a report that ...
  


Ek Baat Bataaein, Lordship Swatantra Kumar, Head of NGT ji,
10.03.16 23:03 as Environment - preet k s bedi

Your appetite for humiliation is a private matter between you and your mirror. It concerns us only because you hold a public position and no matter how vacuous your judgements may be, we have to show respect to you.
 
You passed an order against the Art ...
  


An Open Letter To Justice Pratibha Rani From An Ex-JNU and Ex-FTII Student
04.03.16 08:19 as JNU - Mohit Priyadarshi

Dear Madam,

Like millions of my fellow citizens, I was eagerly waiting for your interim verdict on the bail application of JNUSU president, Kanhaiya Kumar, who was wrongly framed in a "sedition” case by people in positions of power.

When I received the news that Kanhaiya was ...
  



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