Sabarimala, and the quest for equality

Sabarimala, it appears, could be our new touchstone for understanding liberals, especially from Kerala. The intellectual emptiness in the arguments of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and former Foreign Secretary Nirupama Menon Rao on the Sabarimala imbroglio require both investigation and introspection. Mr. Tharoor contends dangerously that “abstract notions of constitutional principle also have to pass […]

Development of transport grid with waterways in the country required

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the country’s first inland waterway terminus to the nation made in Ramnagar, Varanasi on the Ganges river. This first terminal built at a cost of Rs 5,369 crore has been constructed under the Water Development Project with the help of World Bank by the Inland Waterways Authority of India. This terminal is […]

There are only two such countries in the world where Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gone for five times during his tenure – America and China This year, he came on a two-way visit to China. The question is, what was the result of their visits to China? This question is not related to foreign and defense policies […]

Engage with youth to translate demographic dividend into democratic dividend

The Narendra Modi government has taken important steps towards making the policy of maternity leave more liberal. They should be welcomed. Now women will get salary of seven weeks salary to the government employees who earn more than 15 thousand rupees per month. Actually, the maternity leave was extended from 12 weeks to 26 weeks for working women […]

Weakening Federalism

Tamil Nadu was more prepared than before to deal with Cyclone Gaja when it made landfall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam on November 16, but it still took a toll of at least 45 lives. The severe cyclonic storm damaged infrastructure, property and agriculture. Even so, the effort to professionalise disaster management through a dedicated national […]