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Emergency vs the ‘Undeclared’ one

The spike-studded Emergency boot is now on the other foot, or so the Lutyen’s intelligentsia would have the Indian electorate believe. At this very moment, we are told, a ‘maha-Emergency’ is in force. Democratic insitutions are being insidiously subverted and the Constitution given the go-by.

President Ram Nath Kovind approved governor’s rule in valley

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind approved the imposition of governor’s rule in valley today, a day after the BJP pulled out of its alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir. Following the President’s approval, governor NN Vohra will be presiding over

Awaiting formal communication from Kejriwal

A grouping of IAS officers on June 19, 2018 said they are waiting for a formal communication from CM Mr. Arvind Kejriwal on his assurance of providing security to them. Maintaining that they were not on strike, the IAS AGMUT (Arunachal, Goa, Mizoram and Union

From Former President to RSS Sympathiser?

“We derive our strength from tolerance. We accept and respect our pluralism. We celebrate our diversity. Any attempt at defining our nationhood in terms of dogmas and identities of religion, region, hatred and intolerance will only lead to dilution of our national identity”, “The Constitution

BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP: Ram Madhav

According to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Ram Madhav, BJP withdrew support from PDP in J&K because “Freedom of press” and “Fundamental Rights” of people in J&K is under threat.. Radicalisation and terrorism have much increased in valley..  Even if Governor rule is imposed

AAP: IAS officers’ ‘strike’ being instigated by BJP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that IAS officers were under pressure and their “strike” was being instigated by the BJP. Kejriwal, who has garnered support from opposition parties including the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Telugu Desam Party, CPI and CPI-M, also attacked the

Door-to-Door campaign: CM Mr Kejriwal

National Capital’s CM Mr Arvind Kejriwal on june 15, 2018 announced that he will launch a ‘Door-to-Door’ campaign after June 17, if the union government continues to be silent on their demands.. The CM, in a video released from the Lt Governor’s office, asked the

Tejashwi Yadav: Law and order situation shameful in Bihar

Opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday targeted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying the law and order situation in Bihar was shameful and asked him to break his silence over it. A day after a 45-year-old woman and her 14-year-old daughter were allegedly gang-raped by