SELECTIVE PRIVATISATION IS HOWEVER NEEDED TO IMPART A FRESH WIND
Published 14-09-2020 09:59 GMT-0000
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to embark on a big-ticket privatization is certainly welcome but India cannot be without public sector, which always played a critical role in bailing out the economy in crisis.
RJD LEADERSIP RELUCTANT TO GIVE SEATS TO SMALLER PARTIES
Published 14-09-2020 09:56 GMT-0000
Just a day after parting of his way with his onetime comrade in arms Lalu Yadav, the RJD supremo, the architect of the modern day rural employment scheme, the MGNREGA, which facilitated the prime minister Narendra Modi salvage his image in the wake of flight of the labourers after lockdown, Raghuvansh Prasad Singh bade his last adieu to the poor and daily wage workers of the country. His passing away at this juncture when Bihar is scheduled to face the assembly elections in November, will put RJD and especially RJD chief Tejashvi Yadav son of Lalu Yadav, in an embarrassing situation and question his leadership quality.
AASU LED FRONT THREATENS TO CUT INTO SAFRON VOTE BANK IN 2021 POLL
Published 14-09-2020 09:53 GMT-0000
In Assam, two new features dominate the pre Assembly election scenario, if present developments are any indication. One, the Indian National Congress (INC) may fight the polls as part of a grand opposition alliance. The state unit is divided over the proposal to go into an alliance with the All India United Democratic Front (AIDUF). While the All India Congress Committee (AICC) is yet to endorse it, local leaders like ex chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and state party President Ripun Bora are strong backers of the idea.
TIME FOR INCORPORATION OF A HEREDITORY CLAUSE
Published 14-09-2020 09:50 GMT-0000
The great Indian rope trick is widely considered as the ultimate act of illusion. There are different versions of the magic, depending on the ingenuity of the presenter. But essentially, the trick comprises a magician converting a rope into a rod on which he or one of his assistants can climb and perhaps disappear into the air, before ultimately reappearing on the ground.
UDDHAV HAS TO ENSURE AN IMPARTIAL ADMINISTRATION IN THE STATE
Published 14-09-2020 09:47 GMT-0000
The ascent of a member of the Thackeray family to the Maharashtra chief minister’s post had persuaded the Shiv Sena to tone down its customary belligerence. There was to be no more blackening of faces or forcing food into the mouth of a Muslim during Ramzan. The sainiks were expected to behave like normal people and not street-level thugs.
MEASURES ARE BRINGING MORE HARDSHIP FOR BOTH FARMERS AND COMMON MEN
Published 14-09-2020 09:38 GMT-0000
COVID-19 has provided great opportunities to the government to implement whatever they want to on the one hand, and a weapon to suppress any organized resistance of the people on the other. Modi government is hell bent on exploiting this situation. The three ordinances relating to agriculture market reform notified as part of the Special Economic Package purportedly to stimulate India’s agriculture sector in the post-COVID-19 economy is the latest example, which is being opposed by the farmers, but will soon be quelled by implementing physical distancing norms. The monsoon session of the parliament may witness uproarious scenes on the issue, but the bills are most likely to be passed and enacted this month itself.
NEW DELHI YMCA SAYS `THANK YOU’ TO THESE WARRIORS
Published 13-09-2020 15:29 GMT-0000
New Delhi: Some of the leading Doctors and paramedical staff of the capital showcased their musical and singing skills as they paid a musical tribute to Corona Warriors at a function organised by New Delhi YMCA here last night.
Published 13-09-2020 15:24 GMT-0000
New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals on Sunday named spin wizard Shane Warne as its brand ambassador for the second year in a row.
ORDER STRIKES AT THE HEART OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF UNDERPRIVILEGED
Published 12-09-2020 09:43 GMT-0000
The judiciary is the last resort of the distressed, the deprived and the despondent. Naturally, they expect a humanitarian and empathic response from it. But it isn’t always so.
UDDHAV HAS TO KEEP COOL AND CONTROL HIS SENA CADRES
Published 12-09-2020 09:39 GMT-0000
It’s another Saturday and if we thought it will be weekend as usual, we were wrong. Tension continues to brew. Both at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between wannabe superpower China and regional bulwark India and in Mumbai and Bengaluru, where the fair and lovely of Bollywood and Kollywood are being hauled and forced to trudge over the coals for alleged drug abuse and drug peddling.