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What is B.PAC? B.PAC (Bangalore Political Action Committee) is a citizen-based group, with a set of objectives designed to improve the Governance of Bangalore, having...

Making Sense Of The Nonsense

Yes, you have guessed it right. This article is about Rahul Gandhi. Inspite of the fact that Narendra Modi has been trying to connect...

Can Politicians be Heroes?: A Look at Politics in Entertainment Media

I'm not a politically-minded person at all, but I still have SOME preconceptions of what "politics" entails. Most of what I understand about politics...

YOUTH PARLIAMENT: AN INITIATIVE TO REVOLUTIONIZE POLITICS

The Times Of India in collaboration with Maruti Suzuki initiated the idea of the Youth Parliament which is a part of the I lead...

Why Modi?

The most common criticism leveled against Modi by his haters is that he is communal. 2002 was definitely an unfortunate incident but such riots...

First time voters: The game Changers

All the political parties are gearing up for the 2014 elections. Where BJP’s lucky mascot Mr. Narendra Modi is busy with his rallies, the ruling...

Justice delayed, not denied

By Purnima Mohindra A special CBI court finally sentenced Rashtriya Janta Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to 5-year rigorous imprisonment in a 17-year old fodder scam. A...

Shudh Desi Recipe to Lose Massive Votes

By Khushboo Kapoor NaMo (our famous neta, Narendra Modi) calls our very own naturally taciturn PM as a ‘Rupaiya ‘ doctor for putting rupee on...

The Promise And Betrayal Of Lalu Prasad Yadav

“Isn’t he quite a rascal like Jack Sparrow?” wonders a young wannabe-socialite who calls Dhanno aka Anushka, Lalu Prasad Yadav’s sixth daughter and a designer,...

Bhagat Singh-The Man Who Conquered Fear

By Anirudh Kashi “I always believed there were two kinds of men in this world, men who go to their deaths screaming, and men who go...

The Game of Politics. Excites or scares you?

By Pragati Kandpal Things may never be the same again- the dead who were victims of various political games will not rise up from somewhere...

Aam Aadmi Party – worth voting for? ED asks them directly.

It's that time of the year again! The time when our dear politicians come out of their slumber and unzip their lips! The only...

India Emerge Youth Summit 2013

There is a very famous quote by Mahatma Gandhi. “Be the change you want to see in the world”. Well, I felt a change...

Fodder For Scam

Lalu Prasad Yadav has finally been convicted in the fodder scam amounting to about 9.5 billion rupees. The irony is too obvious to miss....

Dreams of a Corruption Free Nation

By Abhilaksh Sharma There is perhaps no other word in the lexicon, that inspires as much emotion in the average Indian, as the word 'Corruption'...

Are we really equal?

It is a fallacy that the Indian Constitution guarantees/gives/provides equal rights to all citizens. Yes , the equality of rights granted by Constitution is a...

Between and Beyond Secularism

Our Constitution’s Preamble very well addresses us as “We The People”. It is the marker of unity within the diversity of India and Indians....

Governance Failure

By Stuti Mohindra. Failure of  Uttar Pradesh government chief Akilesh Yadav to curb rioting civilians in Muzaffarnagar has led to large scale mindless violence which...

Call of Duty

By Kritika Sharma. "INCREDIBLE INDIA!" There was a time when listening to these two angelic words filled me with pride and respect for the mother nation. I...

AFSPA is draconian. Not needed.

By Parvathy Nair. Ten innocent civilians were shot dead by the Assam Rifles, an Indian Paramilitary force operating in the state of Manipur at 3...

Primitive or Protective? The Gondhia Kondh Tribals

Time has changed the significance of being “poor”. The possession of material resources and the capacity to accumulate wealth have been attached to the...

Why not NaMo?

As I begin writing this piece, I, with all the solidarity I have, want to ensure that I have nothing against anybody nor do...

Flawed Justice

By Purnima Mohindra The debate over the punishment handed over to minors aged below 18 years rages again. Nirbhaya's rape accused gets away with a 3...

Syria is not America’s war. Don’t Strike Syria!

The British Parliament’s decision to go against David Cameron’s plans to join the US in its proposed “humanitarian” bombing of Syria reflects not just...

It’s Raining Bills in India

Since elections are approaching near it seems as if our government is showering us with bills of all kinds and nature. The first in...

Rupee slid further after the passage of Food Security Bill. More like the Vote...

God bless our nation! All we can do is pray, because the incumbent government might be taking inappropriate measures . There is a conflict...

Why are the whistle blowers punished? The Bradley Manning case

By Manu Singh The Bradley Manning case 21st August, Wednesday, 2013 is bound to become a legendary day for the decades to come. Bradley (Chelsea) Manning,...

Why should I vote?

With lights dwindling for the entire economy, everyone looks forward to the General elections happening in Jan 2014. Even if you are not a...

My family of 5 can live in Rs. 600 a month, Mrs. Dixit. T&C...

By Ramneek Chawla What ‘She’ Didn’t Mention…. So, Ms. Dixit claims that Rs. 600 a month is enough for a family of 5. Hmmm….. I could not...

Even I want to crack a rupee joke

The other day I was reading an article on how Indians are so lazy and ‘uncreative’ . When Rakesh Sharma landed on the moon...

Reservation Policy – The Lurking Devil

By Anirudh Kashi The once glorious and all powerful India, suffers today from problems most unique to this country.  The major problem is that even...

The Politics Of Reservation

Thanks to the reservation policies, India is perhaps the only nation in the world where people actually fight to be called “backward”. The clamors from...

JAN LOKPAL BILL VS GOVERNMENT BILL

Jan lokpal bill is an anti-corruption bill presented by a team of social activist under the leadership of Shri Anna Hazare. It aims at...

Nabalik at 18?

Public Announcement : Anyone who desperately wishes to do something illegal and immoral and is fortunately under 18 is invited to give it a...

Mamata Banerjee: Losing her sheen?

She started her political career as a young leader in Indian National Congress but today Mamata Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress supremo has grown leaps...

IS RAHUL GANDHI REALLY GOING TO TRANSFORM INDIA…?

Last Saturday turned out to be remarkable for the party in power. Congress appointed party's yuvraj, Rahul Gandhi, to number 2nd position, only below...

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