Category Archive: Politics

Some points on the Union Budget 2014-15

Surajit Das teaches Economics at at Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU, New Delhi. Some points on the Union Budget 2014-15 1) Fiscal deficit has been reduced from 4.8% to 4.1% of… Continue reading

A POTENTIALLY INFLATIONARY RAIL BUDGET TOWARDS MORE AGGRESSIVE PRIVATISATION

Abhijit Mukhopadhyay currently works as an Economist at Economic Research Foundation, New Delhi. He taught at business schools and also worked at different research based institutes in New Delhi. Even before the railway… Continue reading

Mr Modi’s choice of language at Sriharikota

Dr Gopa Nayak is a writer and an academician. She has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and her first Master’s degree is in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of… Continue reading

Academic asks Indian Government, “What happened to the files and why”

Professor Purushottam Agrawal, an eminent academic and a former Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) has filed an application under the Right to Information Act asking some serious questions regarding the destruction… Continue reading

Manufacturing Consent in Delhi University

Vishank Singh is a student at University of Delhi. He can be contacted at vishanksingh1@gmail.com. One of the most celebrated text of a Journalism Classroom is the ‘Manufacturing Consent’ by Noam Chomsky and… Continue reading

Beyond the World Cup Headlines

Deji Bryce Olukotun is the Ford Foundation Freedom to Write Fellow at PEN American Center. He founded PEN’s digital freedom program and manages PEN’s capacity building work in Myanmar, South Africa, and Haiti.… Continue reading

‘चम्मचों में बंटे वामपंथ को कड़ाही बनना होगा’

सोलहवीं लोकसभा के लिए हुए आम चुनाव में भारतीय जनता पार्टी की ऐतिहासिक जीत के साथ ही कई छोटी पार्टियों की बुरी हार हुई है। वामपंथी पार्टियां भी उनमें शामिल हैं। वाम मोरचे… Continue reading

From one of India’s bravest daughters

Dear Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modiji, A hearty congratulation from a young woman demanding for Right to Life under the Constitution of India to the newly elected Prime Minister of India! First… Continue reading

The Issue of Curriculum Vitae

Dr Gopa Nayak is a writer and an academician. She has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and her first Master’s degree is in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of… Continue reading

Boko Haram and the West’s intervention

Kola Ibrahim is a freelance writer, author and activist, a member of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN). The kidnapping of about 270 schoolgirls in Chibok town five weeks ago has drawn widespread… Continue reading

Few things the new government must do

Gopal Krishna is an activist and associated with ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance. He is also researching the corporate crimes in India after Independence. He… Continue reading