ARTICLES

Revamp Faith Based Mental Care Healing Centers

By Syed Ali Mujtaba The news of the Supreme Court’s intervention in freeing some twenty-two mentally-ill persons chained at a faith-based mental centre in a Dargah in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh is bit surprising. Surprising not because the mentally ill people were freed at the orders of the Supreme Court but because the Apex Court has … Continue reading Revamp Faith Based Mental Care Healing Centers

Citizenship Bill: One more step of BJP towards contempt of Constitution

By Dr. Prem Singh By passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 in the Lok Sabha the Narendra Modi government at the Center has taken up another step towards the contempt of the Constitution. The Bill provides that six non-Muslim communities – Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi – of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan will be … Continue reading Citizenship Bill: One more step of BJP towards contempt of Constitution

Justice finally delivered in direct evidence based case of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

By Kushal Jeena While proving old saying that “justice delayed, justice denied” wrong, the Delhi High Court after 34 long years delivered a landmark verdict on a case that was based on direct evidence, sentencing a senior Congress politician to life for his straight involvement in the killing of people from Sikh community in national … Continue reading Justice finally delivered in direct evidence based case of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Rafale-Clear the air, please!

  Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam The Supreme Court verdict on the Rafale deal that supports government’s decision to clinch it and discourages any questioning of it has turned out to be based on a wrong and misleading account by the government. Naturally, a verdict premised on false information has to be recalled immediately to prevent … Continue reading Rafale-Clear the air, please!

United opposition formulates strategy to defeat BJP in Lok Sabha polls

By Kushal Jeena Buoyed with the recent Congress victory in three key Hindiheartland states, a united opposition has formulated a common strategy to defeat the ruling National Democratic Alliance in the next year bound general elections and resolved to avert a split of votes in its camp during the polls. The vows came later this … Continue reading United opposition formulates strategy to defeat BJP in Lok Sabha polls

India and the Ease of Doing Business

BY ARUN JAITLEY The World Bank each year, in the month of October, announces its rankings on the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ for the next year. The performance of each nation is taken into consideration with the 1st of May being the cut-off date. This is an independent research by the World Bank based on … Continue reading India and the Ease of Doing Business

Homosexuality in perspective of Quran and Bible

Dr. Javed Jamil Almost all religions with few exceptional orders express severe detestation for homosexuality. Faced perhaps with their receding popularity, only a few denominations of Christianity and Hinduism have tried to reconcile with the modern approach towards the issue. Both Quran and Bible describe in gory detail about the destruction of the twin cities … Continue reading Homosexuality in perspective of Quran and Bible

LGBT Not a Group of Equals: Eunuchs need sympathy, others treatment

By Dr. Javed Jamil Despite different natures of their issues, the market forces have brought them together because if there is anything common in them, it is the interests of market forces in them. The Lesbians, gays, transgenders and bisexuals have organized themselves into a community called LGBT; and they have developed massive networks throughout … Continue reading LGBT Not a Group of Equals: Eunuchs need sympathy, others treatment

Ridiculing Rahul may backfire on BJP

Mockery has become BJP’s weakest tool against Rahul By Gyan Pathak As election round the corner and the way BJP ridiculing main opposition leader and congress president Rahul Gandhi seems to be digging its own grave. As the BJP ridiculing him, the congress leader is getting stronger day by day. Now it is clear – … Continue reading Ridiculing Rahul may backfire on BJP

Austerity-Measures by Pakistan Should be Followed More Vigorously in India

By MADHU AGRAWAL / NEW DELHI The austerity-measures approved by new Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan which include ban on first-class air-travel by even President, Chief Justice and Chairpersons of two Houses of Parliament. He even imposed ban on use of special aircrafts for international visits by Pakistan Prime Minister. It may be recalled … Continue reading Austerity-Measures by Pakistan Should be Followed More Vigorously in India

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Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

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Odisha bag KIYG Under-21 men’s hockey gold

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India wins 2nd ODI against Australia by 6 wickets

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Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

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Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's "Daag" and has featured in over 300 fil ...

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

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