Thursday , August 22 2019

Indian Politics

Done and Dusted: Modi govt rectified historic Kashmir blunder

Article 370 Scrapped in Kashmir

Kashmir will see a new dawn. As the quote goes, “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen”, India on August 5 2019 witnessed such a day which rectified political blunder of decades. What happened today in Parliament must have been backed by few years of strategy and research, and precised timing for implementaion of …

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Syama Prasad Mukherjee’s three historic interventions that saved India

Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee

(This an English transcript of the original Presidential Address by Shri Amit Shah on June 29, 2016, delivered on the occasion of the inauguration of the exhibition: “Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee: A Selfless Patriot”, curated by Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation & the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), New Delhi on the occasion of Dr. Mookerjee 115th Birth …

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Ladakh gives mandate to young BJP leader Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Ladakh, India’s largest parliamentary seat geographically, enthusiastically elected young dynamic leader Jamyang Tsering Namgyal as its new representative in the Lok Sabha. Namgyal, the incumbent Chief Executive Councilor (CEC) of Leh Council, defeated his rival, Independent candidate Sajjad Hussain Kargili, who was backed by National Conference, PDP and influential Islamia School Kargil (ISK). Mr. Namgyal has been raising the issues …

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Modi 2.0 comes with strong mandate, the ghosts of 2004 exorcised for BJP

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s most popular leader, won a sweeping mandate for a second five-year term, setting the stage for more economic reform of the fast-growing economy and further promoting brand India. It was the most extensive campaign in India’s history, with 900 million voters casting their votes in one million polling stations over 38 days. Some 83 million …

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The Rule of Law and the State of Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmir and article 35A

The seven decade history of the State of Jammu & Kashmir confronts changing India with several questions. Was the Nehruvian course, which the State had embarked, a historical blunder or was it the correct course to follow? Most Indians today believe that it is the former. Does our policy today have to be guided by that erroneous vision or an …

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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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