Wednesday , March 27 2019

Indian Politics

Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s mistakes

Mahatama Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi is often praised as the man who defeated British imperialism with non-violent agitation. It is still a delicate and unfashionable thing to discuss his mistakes and failures, a criticism hitherto mostly confined to Communist and Hindutva publications. But at this distance in time, we shouldn’t be inhibited by a taboo on criticising official India’s patron saint. Gandhiji’s mistakes …

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Enough is enough, I’m warning Gen. Bajwa – Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

CM Amarinder Singh

While moving a resolution in the Punjab assembly condemning the Pulwama attack, Capt. Amarinder Singh came down heavily on Pakistani politicians and its army. Chandigarh: As the Punjab Vidhan Sabha unanimously passed a resolution condemning the Pulwama attack, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh delivered a strong speech, stating that the time to talk peace with Pakistan was over. Here are excerpts from …

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George Saheb as I knew him : Arun Jaitley Recalls

George Fernandes

With the passing away of the veteran socialist leader George Fernandes, India has lost a political colossus. George was a politician with a difference. He had the ability to stand alone, take a position, however extreme, and sustain that position. He was a political worker, an extra-ordinary leader, a powerful Trade Unionist, a Parliamentarian that many would dread to face …

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Remembering Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

On his 54th death anniversary, The Charticle reproduces the transcript of Jawaharlal Nehru ’s first broadcast to the nation as Prime Minister on All India Radio on September 3, 1947. Jawaharlal Nehru : Fellow Countrymen, it has been my privilege to serve India and the cause of India’s freedom for many years. Today I address you for the first time …

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Ujjwala Yojana of India’s Modi is changing life of millions

Ujjwala Yojna

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets an excellent example to what really means “a government for the people” with the commence of Ujjwala Yojana during his first tenure that works in favour of the people below poverty line by providing LPG for cooking purposes. Even after 7 decades of freedom, we were working to achieve the basic necessities. And so far …

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Jungle Raj in Bihar : The Making and Unmaking of Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Prasad Yadav, the Bihari political phenomena who up-set the order and shook Bihar to its very core. He was like any other, born at Phulwaria in Bihar to Kundan Rai and Marachhiya Devi. A bachelor of Law and Political Science waiting for the right moment to jump in politics. And thus began the making of Lalu Prasad Yadav and …

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Ladakh Beyond Tourism : In conversation with Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Ladakh

In an exclusive interview with The Charticle’s Founding Editor Shaurya Ritwik, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Councillor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council who won with record margin of votes in Jammu & Kashmir LAHDC Elections 2015 discussed about Ladakh’s demand for Union Territory, Separatist Movements in Kashmir, Ladakhi Nationalism, Chinese​ Insurgency at the Indo-Sino borders, States of Development in various Assembly Segments of …

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NOTA gets 2.5 times more votes than AAP in Gujarat

AAP

NOTA (None of the Above) option got 2.5 times more votes than the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in the 29 seats that the party contested in Gujarat, according to an election result analysis by IANS. The NOTA is an option in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and by registering a vote under NOTA, a voter can express his/ her rejection of …

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Abolish article 370 : Give Kashmiri Pandits their home back By Anupam Kher

Kashmiri Pandits

– By Anupam Kher, Anupam Kher  is an Indian actor and the current Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. Every time I go to Jammu and meet the internally displaced Kashmiri Pandit community, I am struck by two things. Their staunch patriotism, and their optimism. Here is a community displaced from their homes, torn out of their state and made …

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