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WSS pamphlet on UP Elections addressing women issues #Vaw

आइये हम भी राजनीति करें   बहनों हम औरतें एक दूसरे से अक्सर ये बातें करते हैं कि राजनीति से हमारा कुछ लेना-देना नहीं हैं, इसमें हमारी कोई रूचि नहीं है। लेकिन हम इससे लेना-देना रखें या न रखें, इसमें… Continue Reading →

Narendra Modi – Clean Chit of Power

By Nirmalangshu Mukherji June 6, 2014 With the elevation of Narendra Modi as head of government, Indian justice system faces an uphill task to catch up with him. Hundreds of millions are waiting. Anxiously. The results for the parliamentary elections in… Continue Reading →

Najla Ayoubi on Elections and Women in Afghanistan

Posted on June 5, 2014 by Aditi Bhaduri –India– If Afghanistan is synonymous with a rugged terrain and warring tribes, the ‘graveyard of empires’, then it should also be synonymous with courage and defiance. Afghan women collectively deserve not only the Nobel Prize for… Continue Reading →

Why and how we make election endorsements

The Economist explains Why and how we make election endorsements Jun 1st 2014, 23:50 by A.M. The Economist hopes that Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, will reform his country’s economy and help his impoverished countrymen. But we did not support him… Continue Reading →

Looking back – and forward – from Modi’s election

June 2, 2014 Guest post by SHASHANK KELA So now the gloves are off. For the BJP, that is, whose victory in these elections gives India not only its most right-wing government, but, more to the point, a prime minister to… Continue Reading →

Modi’s cabinet – 14 ministers have criminal cases against them

RUKMINI S., The Hindu Leaner, a little younger, and with more women in positions of power — the incoming Council of Ministers is in some ways a change from the outgoing one. The average minister is worth over Rs. 13… Continue Reading →

‘Now, we have a democratically elected totalitarian government’ — Arundhati Roy

Tahir Mehdi P Renowned Indian writer Arundhati Roy. — File photo In Pakistan, apprehensions are rife about Narendra Modi’s flamboyant success. But fervent Modi supporters in the Indian middle classes prefer to place him in the economic governance arena. Dawn recently talked… Continue Reading →

#Sundayreading- New Government, New India?

Dionne Bunsha: May 21, 2014 On Monday, Narendra Modi will be sworn in as India’s new Prime Minister. Is he a savior for India’s economy or a threat to the country’s secular democracy? Image from Flickr via narendramodiofficial By Dionne Bunsha It was a sunny day but no… Continue Reading →

Decoding Verdict – Why voters punished UPA ?

If anything, the UPA has been punished by the voters for moving away from its core agenda of entitlement-based politics Himanshu The fact that the UPA had moved away from its commitment to the aam aadmi and the agenda of inclusive politics was clear… Continue Reading →

4 Mumbai Lok Sabha seats may see re-election

MUMBAI: There might be a re-election in four of the six Lok Sabha constituencies in the city within a year if the victorious candidates are convicted in the criminal cases against them, said the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) in its analysis… Continue Reading →

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