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AAP Government Under Fire For Setting Aside Rs 500 cr For Ads; Prashant Bhushan To Move SC

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Arvind-Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government found itself in the midst of yet another controversy, with reports suggesting that the Delhi government has set aside Rs 526 crore for advertisements.


Has UPA killed the India growth story?

Has UPA killed the Indian Growth Story

India growth story has been deeply hurt by a suffocating bureaucracy and a workforce, which is 'unskilled'.

Steven Rattner, is popularly known as the Car Czar of Obama Administration. This is because of his role leading the restructuring of the auto industry in 2009. A renowned veteran Wall Street financier, he is the chairman of Willett Advisors LLC, the investment arm for New York Mayor Michael R Bloomberg's personal and philanthropic assets.


JNU, Kashmir & Discrimination

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I think  that we should use our own discrimination and judgment. Since all times, students have revolted against the established older – even though 99% eventually settle and work in the very society they once despised. This we have to accept. Many of us have done it in our time. There is no Sedition there, but youthfulness, enthusiasm, idealism, even if it is misguided and exploited by Marxists, Indian National Congress, the Media, etc.


Zero to hero at JNU: What the government can learn from the Kanhaiya Kumar fiasco

Zero To Hero At JNUIf the Kanhaiya Kumar episode has any lesson for the Modi government, it is this: before taking any action under the sedition law, or something equally draconian, ask yourself if you are going to make a hero out of a villain or not. This is exactly what happened with Kumar, who returned to the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus yesterday (3 March) to a hero’s welcome after receiving bail.


“Rangeela” Rasool can kill but “sex worker” Durga won’t

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As Smriti Irani, in her much talked about Loksabha speech, read out the contents of a 2013 JNU pamphlet containing derogatory references of Goddess Durga; she was merely trying to score a political point over opposition that had accused Modi government of meddling in the affairs of JNU by subverting freedom of expression.


The azaadi Kanhaiya seeks can only come from these azaadi’s

The azaadi Kanhaiya seeks

Dear Kanhaiya,

It was great to see your speech. Your oratory is extremely powerful.


OROP: It's time for veterans to show some grace

OROP Its time for veterans to show some grace

First up, a declaration of interest: while I don't come from a military family, my wife Kahini does. My father-in-law, Admiral Ramesh Arte, AVSM, a decorated naval officer, passed away last October. My mother-in-law, Nirmala Arte, pre-deceased him. No one in my wife's family is therefore entitled to any benefit from one rank, one pension (OROP).