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Palaniswami Hits Out At DMK Government For Mishandling Tamil Nadu

Palaniswami Hits Out At DMK Government For Mishandling Tamil Nadu

05 January 2022

"Though the law requires that a person be produced in court within 24 hours of being picked up by police, our party executives are being whisked away by the police under the pretext of inquiry and nothing is known about their whereabouts for two or three...

Union Minister Jitendra Singh Sets In Motion Good Governance Week Campaign

Union Minister Jitendra Singh Sets In Motion Good Governance Week Campaign

12 January 2022

As part of the 'Azaadi ka Amrut Mahotsav' celebrations, the good governance week is being celebrated from December 20-25.


Union Cabinet Clears Rs 26,000 Crore Scheme To Amplify Automobile Production, Increased Focus On Electric Vehicles

Union Minister Anurag Thakur said the Production-linked Incentive scheme would provide employment to over 7.6 lakh people

Calcutta Backpedals As It Bans Bicycles From Its Arteries

Calcutta Backpedals As It Bans Bicycles From Its Arteries

11 January 2022

A ban on cycles from major Calcutta streets endangers livelihoods and channels of urban economy. It represents a warped idea of planning and an antipathy...


Punjab Govt Launches Job Scheme For Kin Of Fallen Security Personnel

State government ensures kin of armed personnel killed in the line of duty land good jobs

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12 January 2022
What Connects Mao, Modi And Burke?

What Connects Mao, Modi And Burke?

Did the Modi government suppress facts leading to the second wave just as officials did during Mao’s regime and police did in the case of the Willam Burke...


12 January 2022
Sunset Ladies Curfew

Sunset Ladies Curfew

The office of the Engineer-in-Chief in Odisha had a strange order: all lady officials should leave the office premises by 5.30 pm on all working days. Is the...


21 January 2022
Minimum Support, Maximum Mileage

Minimum Support, Maximum Mileage

MSP has long ceased to be an enabler for farmers. It is more of a political tool to garner votes. And this trend started well before Modi.


12 January 2022
‘New Laws Not Related To MSP’

‘New Laws Not Related To MSP’

Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar talks about the government’s position on the ongoing famers' agitation and the new farm bills


21 January 2022
Minus And Maximus

Minus And Maximus

The Centre underestimated farmers’ grievances and is unwilling to climb down and lose face. Its only hope is a chink in the impregnable phalanx of the...


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21 January 2022
Maximum Support Protest

Maximum Support Protest

NH44…London, Sydney, California. The farm protests of 2020 are far more inclusive, pan-India, even global—than those of the 1940s and ’80s. Only...


21 January 2022
Open Sesame

Open Sesame

Opening up J&K’s land to ‘outsiders’ is touted to be a pro-development ­measure, but restrictions ­continue in many other states, including BJP-ruled...


21 January 2022
Bharat Inc.

Bharat Inc.

Aatma Nirbhar is Swadeshi Plus…and the Covid crisis is an opportunity, writes Naveen Jindal. But challenges remain: of 1,000 companies planning to exit...


01 October 2020
Swadeshi Movement Part 2

Swadeshi Movement Part 2

Make in India, or Make for India? The potential for both vitality and confusion mark Aatma Nirbhar Bharat—a salad bowl of many healthy ideas, some of them...


21 January 2022
Poll Sop: Nitish Kumar’s Standard Operating Procedure

Poll Sop: Nitish Kumar’s Standard Operating Procedure

It’s raining projects in Bihar ahead of three-phase assembly elections


21 January 2022
Poll Sop: Nitish Kumar’s Standard Operating Procedure

Poll Sop: Nitish Kumar’s Standard Operating Procedure

It’s raining projects in Bihar ahead of three-phase assembly elections


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21 January 2022
Food Bowl Goes Against The Grain

Food Bowl Goes Against The Grain

Why is Punjab seething at the farm bill? The state earns Rs 4,000 crore on trading fees at the mandis, and some 40,000 commission agents make Rs 1,600 crore....


21 January 2022
Precarious Freedom

Precarious Freedom

Something in Indian agriculture is being set free. But is it the farmer?


21 January 2022
Two Acts And A Half

Two Acts And A Half

The new contract farming law doesn’t adequately protect farmers, and the new Essential Commodities Act is a windfall for speculators—but the fear on APMCs...


21 January 2022
‘No Government Can Survive With Anti-Farmer Laws’

‘No Government Can Survive With Anti-Farmer Laws’

Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav talks to Jyotika Sood about why farmers are angry and the new agriculture laws


21 January 2022
So Shall They Reap

So Shall They Reap

Would the new farm legislation harm farmer interest, end the MSP-based procurement regime and benefit corporates? Or, would these give farmers freedom to trade...


21 January 2022
Mandis Get A Union Rejig

Mandis Get A Union Rejig

Why farmers are agitating against the Centre’s ordinance route to reorganising India’s system of agricultural marketing


10 September 2020
God In The Act

God In The Act

The Centre tries to wriggle out of its GST commitment to states by blaming Covid


22 January 2022
Hunger Games

Hunger Games

India’s social security system needs strenghtening


25 February 2015
A Tale Of Two Protests

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Palaniswami Hits Out At DMK Government For Mishandling Tamil Nadu

Palaniswami Hits Out At DMK Government For Mishandling Tamil Nadu

"Though the law requires that a person be produced in court within 24 hours of being picked up by police, our party executives are being whisked away by the police under the pretext of inquiry and nothing is known about their whereabouts for two or three days," Palaniswami said.

05 January 2022
Union Minister Jitendra Singh Sets In Motion Good Governance Week Campaign

Union Minister Jitendra Singh Sets In Motion Good Governance Week Campaign

As part of the 'Azaadi ka Amrut Mahotsav' celebrations, the good governance week is being celebrated from December 20-25.

12 January 2022
Union Cabinet Clears Rs 26,000 Crore Scheme To Amplify Automobile Production, Increased Focus On Electric Vehicles

Union Cabinet Clears Rs 26,000 Crore Scheme To Amplify Automobile Production, Increased Focus On Electric Vehicles

Union Minister Anurag Thakur said the Production-linked Incentive scheme would provide employment to over 7.6 lakh people

10 January 2022
Calcutta Backpedals As It Bans Bicycles From Its Arteries

Calcutta Backpedals As It Bans Bicycles From Its Arteries

A ban on cycles from major Calcutta streets endangers livelihoods and channels of urban economy. It represents a warped idea of planning and an antipathy towards the working classes.

11 January 2022
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