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Dalits representation in Government is a good indication of how they are perceived and empowered by a government. A lot is said about BJP and Dalit empowerment, mostly by Congress. Over the years, what was Dalit representation in the cabinets since 1952? Check it out! [https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?
As if the extradition of Christian Michel was not enough for increasing the headaches of Congress, it has now come to the fore that Wolfgang Michel, Christian Michel’s father was a good friend of Indira Gandhi.TimeNow reported [https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/christian-michel-news-agustawestland-father-wolfgang-michel-indira-gandhi-friends-vvip-chopper-scam-sonia-gandhi-rahul-gandhi-central-bureau-of/331042?fbclid=IwAR1TF1aVnyjOaN7wJL9s_nXiXrvo-ynmrqalMZ0eqiLemhynQ2qhyMhqI2A]
Nehru-Gandhi family’s sexual dalliances have been the stock of many a novel and films. Everyone knows about flirtatious Nehru, lonely yet exploring Indira and wild Sanjay. But the story of the family’s romantic history is far wider and deeper. Feroze was a Parsi (real name – Feroze Jehangir Ghandy)
The recent NSA talks have – as the author had predicted – been called off by Pakistan. Numerous analysts and commentators in India and the opposition parties – apart from the various intriguing folks in Pakistan – have been coming up with their own versions of the situation. 5 Facts of Indo-Pak History and
This past week has been a treasure trove of Wikileaks information for Indian politics. And interestingly, it leaves the “First Family” of Indian politics – the Gandhis – in a dump. Wheeling-dealing Rajiv Gandhi, Authoritarian Sanjay Gandhi, a corrupt household, and unpredictable Indira Gandhi. The Congress in general has come out to
Steven Wilkinson of the Duke University has authored a detailed paper on Violence and Riots in India. The raw data has been published in the paper titled: Varshney-Wilkinson Dataset on Hindu-Muslim Violence in India, 1950-1995, Version 2 [http://swd.ucsd.edu/india.pdf]. Here is an interesting insight from this
For last 65 years of India’s independence, India has been mainly governed by Congress and its allies for most part. Kashmir issue was created by Congress. Its mess was perpetuated by Congress under Nehru, Indira Gandhi and then Rajiv Gandhi. Khalistan problem was also created by Congress. In the
A ‘yes man’ is a dangerous man. He may rise very high, he might even become the Managing Director of a company. He may do anything but he can never make a leader because he will be used by his superiors, disliked by his colleagues and despised by his subordinates.
Today, the country is again seeing a repeat of the emergency – albeit, undeclared one. The mediamen and women are crawling again, when asked to bend – as the famous saying went during that time in 1975. Here is a flashback to that era of political prisoners, which again seem to be
At the end of a very serious and precisely written and equally abidingly delivered speech, one which had not a word here or there, Dr. Manmohan Singh was relieved that his script was over. The sock puppet looked up asked the photographer if all went fine – “Theek hai”? Photographer was
Zakia Jaffri was at Capitol Hill trying to lobby to deny Narendra Modi the US visa – as the US seems to have become a bit lenient with him and cozying up. > “If he (Modi) succeeds to become the Prime Minister, my hopes for justice, along with the hopes of hundreds
A reply in Rajya Sabha by Information and Broadcasting Minister of State, CM Jatua is very enlightening. In India, the money of the tax payer goes into the money given to different ministries to do work for the citizens of the country in various ways. The portfolio of the ministry