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New Income Support scheme IGD

  Income Support Schemes are order of the day and more popular among people, politicians and also across countries. Most argued and talked concept is universal basic income scheme, popularly known as UBI. Several economists propagated this scheme. In countries like US also, it is implemented as pilot project....

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Rural India is changing

        Swatch Bharat and Ujjwala schemes made tremendous social impact on rural India, that too exclusively rural women.  Swatch Bharat helped even male but Ujjwala scheme is immensely benefited women alone. In India, even now, majority of rural women use bio fuels like cow dung, wood for...

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Rationalisation of Subsidy, Welcome

       In the current Budget presented by Nirmala Sitharaman , subsidies is one of the major component of expenditure. In the first term of Modi Government, subsidies on account of Petrol and Petroleum products is rationalised  and reduced the subsidy amount in that category. Similarly, an amou...

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BJP another Congress Party

          The way politics turned murkier, the way BJP actively pursued such murkier politics is shocking to original supporters  of Modi and BJP. Second time people voted to Modi not to destroy democratic values. In the name of National Security, continuation of good work done in the...

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Railway modernisation, a long awaited reform

     Railways is the largest asset in the country owned by Government. Now, everyone is worried about 'disinvestment' in Railways. People are equating disinvestment in PSUs with Privatisation in Railways. Basically there is misunderstanding and misinterpretation. Privatisation in Railways should not be c...

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Why Modi against Reforms?

           Modi 2.0 expected to be torchbearer for big ticket reforms. But the Budget presented by Nirmala Sitharaman belied these hopes. Everyone expected structural reforms in Financial sector, Agriculture Sector, land and labour. she is almost silent on these reforms. The blame on Modi ...

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Corporate and Super Rich: two different approaches

         The Budget presented by Smt Nirmala Sitaraman contains the thinking of Modi Sarkar. One side, it gave concessions to Corporate sector. The other side ,it surcharged Super Rich. This reflects the thinking of this Sarkar. Now a days, in the global competitive environment, business friend...

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Congratulations Nirmala Sitaraman

      Nirmala Sitharaman , the first time full pledged Women Finance Minister made her mark in maiden presentation of Budget. She deviated from regular practice of presenting accounts of Income and Expenditure. She left it to annexures and presented her approach, policy, thinking process of how she ...

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Amit Shah's maiden speech in Lok Sabha on Kashmir laudable

      Amit Shah's maiden speech in Lok Sabha was quite impressive and effective. He spoke emotionally on Kashmir issue and rebutted opposition leaders comments point by point effectively and also with evidence. He openly accused Nehru for mishandling the Kashmir issue and responsible for ceding one ...

The plight of Mamata in WB

WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today is a different person. She is in panic mode and reaching out to all opposition parties CPM and Congress to join and fight unitedly against BJP. She was the one who tried to intimidate and kill CPM and Congress workers all these years. When CPM and Congress reached out to fight ag...

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BJP becoming another Congress Party?

BJP expanding its base in a big way. Last time in 2014 when Modi got elected first time, they took a decision to expand in non-Hindi areas in the next five years. Its strategy played dividends in East and North East. In North East , West Bengal and Odisha , BJP gained heavily in number of seats. But its strategy did no...

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All party meeting : Is it a futile exercise?

   Modi 2.0 seems to be more matured compared to Modi1.0.  The massive mandate given by people made him to think more broader way. The utterances, actions in the last few days shows that he wants to project as he is man of 'ALL'. The new approach towards minorities with offer of 5 crore scholarships in t...

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Mamata losing ground Fast

Mamata Banarjee became the most controversial Chief Minister in the contemporary history. Many of the reasons are self-made. In elections, winning or loosing is a natural phenomenon. Mamata in fact emerged central figure in West Bengal politics championing democratic rights of people. The then CPM Government ignored pe...

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Is Modi 2.0 different from Modi 1.0?

                 Modi 2.0 is not only continuation of 1.0 but totally new avatar. The speech @ NDA parliamentary party meeting in joint parliamentary hall is one of the best speeches of Modi after becoming Prime Minister in 2014. His new slogan ' Sabka Viswas' along with Sab...

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It is a case study how BJP became darling of people in Bengal

          Didi Mamata now became 'Gaali' Didi. Her restlessness, her ambition to become PM made her mad. The way she spoke on dais today in Diamond Harbour belittles her image. The abuses from her mouth should be condemned by any civilized person. She did not leave any word of abuse. Goonda, Sa...

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Suppression of democratic rights by Mamata Banarjee

Bengal attracts whole India again. Violence has become routine in all phases. Mamata Banarjee being Chief Minister supposed guardian and protector of law and order ironically became root cause for lawlessness. She is supposed to uphold democracy and its values but she herself became provocateur of violations. The langu...

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Simultaneous Elections is the need of hour

             Intellectuals always talk about money power but when time comes , they behave selectively with their own convenience. Simultaneous elections is one issue which can be looked from this angle. Everybody agrees that elections is root cause of corruption. At the same time, th...

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The failure of AAP - Whom to blame?

             AAP/ Aravind kejriwal was the hope of aspirational people once upon time. But hopes on him faded so quickly that it is sorrowful affair to the people who wanted an alternative platform in Indian politics. Generally, it has become fashion to comment that politics is of ful...

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Declaration of Masood Azar as global terrorist sealed the fate of Lok Sabha elections

           It is a big news to India. UN declared Masood Azar as global terrorist. It is an occasion to celebrate by entire country. The mastermind of Pulwama attack has been fixed. Entire world slapped on the face of Pakistan. China understood that unconditional support to Pakistan is not...

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Is violence in West Bengal signal for Mamata to exit?

        Violence in West Bengal is not new. Right from Sidhardha Shankar Ray , violence is the DNA of ruling party. It started from Congress, then  practiced by CPM  and finally mastered by Trinamool. No other State in the country followed this culture for such a long time. Once upon a tim...

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Be careful, ISIS entered our sub-continent

        The cruelty and terror displayed in Sri Lanka is shocking to entire world. and it is the biggest terror strike occurred after 9/11. Another most worrying aspect is that this terror strike was claimed by ISIS. That means, it started its operations in Indian sub-continent. Though ISIS was elim...

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Selective nationalism and anti-terrorism is dangerous

        It is shocking news to everybody that BJP has given ticket to terror accused by name Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur. BJP fielded her against former CM Digvijay Singh in Bhopal parliamentary seat. To the known record, it is first time a national party gave party ticket to a terror accused person ...

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DNA of Rahul Gandhi

      Rahul Gandhi is now president of GOP(Grand old party), Congress. First time, he is leading the campaign all over India independently from his mother. It started with early campaign meetings before commencement of elections. He built up the narrative around Rafale deal accusing Modi as ' chowkidar C...

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The finest and smart military action in recent history

       The strong  urge of people in the country to punish Pakistan has been fulfilled to certain extent by Indian Air Force with the decision of Government of India. Prime Minister Modi  responded immediately after Pulwama incident very strongly and in a determined way. He openly warned P...

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You know what is the most powerful tool Pakistan has against India?

It's neither the ISI nor the Lashkar, neither the Hizbul nor the Jaish.   It is the powerful coterie of the Lutyen's gang who are ready to support and defend the terrorists with their subtle, sophisticated, intellectual treachery and create a narrative that puts the country's interests under the carpet.In 199...

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Mamata histrionics dent her credibility

             Mamata Didi histrionics crossed all limits. She not only spoils entire political atmosphere but also drag bureaucracy in to dangerous precedent. she wants to run the state as per her whims and fancies bypassing all constitutional norms. CBI is a central probing agency and...

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2019 election narrative is unfolding

         The narrative of 2019 Lok Sabha elections is gradually unfolding. No single party is able to emerge as serious contender among all States and across all seats. Relatively BJP is having wider presence all over India. It was able to expand its base in East and North-East post 2014 electi...

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EWC Reservation Bill: One-upmanship or Statesmanship?

The Govt has brought a bill in a parliament for providing 10% reservations for economically weaker sections across the religions, in Govt jobs and educational institutions. It required a constitutional amendment and the parliament approved it in two days. Subsequently, it got the assent of the President also and it has...

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EWS Reservation is the most secular action of any Government

   Reservation for economically weaker sections is a game changer in reservation concept. In independent India, it is first time reservation is applicable irrespective of religion and caste. It is the demand of aspiration class i.e. millennial generation. This new generation class irrespective of their birth ...

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Sabarimala issue: Kerala Society and Politics

Sabarimala issue once again focused on Kerala Society and politics. Kerala's history and politics are peculiar and unique. It was the State which elected first Communist Government in the Country. It is the State which has substantial percentage of both Christians and Muslims since very long time.Christian apostles cam...