Monthly Archives: February 2019

Anna Hazare’s Failed Resurrection Bid

By Atul Cowshish The contribution of Anna Hazare and his anti-corruption agitation in bringing BJP to power in 2014 was by no means small. He provided the initial momentum for the anticorruption movement in the country which the RSS/BJP cadres … Continue reading

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Good Bye George Saheb

By Malladi Rama Rao He may have died as a loner 28 days after welcoming 2019, confined as he was to bed with Alzheimer’s disease for close to two decades but history will be kind to George Fernandes, the Catholic … Continue reading

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Priyanka Storm Hits Indian Politics

by Atul Cowshish The timing of the appointment of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as a general secretary of the Indian National Congress and given charge of eastern UP unleashed a political storm across the country and enlivened the political scene with … Continue reading

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PAKISTAN’S QUEST FOR IMAGE MAKEOVER

By Malladi Rama Rao Book Review 1.Pakistan Adrift – Navigating Troubled Waters Author: Asad Durrani. Pages 260; Price: Rs. 699 Publisher: Westland Publications Pvt Limited, Chennai 2. Pakistan Under Seize, Extremism, Society and The State Author: Madiha Afzal Pages: 191 … Continue reading

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Vote for who can hold their tongue?

By Malladi Rama Rao With Election Commission’s plans to announce the Lok Sabha poll schedule in the first week of March, the countdown has begun for Narendra Modi’s tryst with destiny. Will his performance from the Race Course Road perch … Continue reading

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Sikhs – First among Minorities in Pakistan

Sikh history hardly finds any mention in Pakistani textbooks; Sikhs are clubbed with Hindus in the Census data Continue reading

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