Malaveeka Chakravarthy Having a country level conversation about what can be done to safeguard the rights of the elderly and the utility of the Convention in particular would be useful. “May you live a long life” has gone from being a blessing to reality. Thanks to a host of factors, almost 700 million people in […]
By Dr K D Singh The evolution of India’s foreign policy over the last 60 odd years since its Independence has been marked by periods of idealism, pragmatism and realism, in varying degrees, but the pursuit of bipartisan consensus was a sine qua non for the governments of the day. However, that began to erode […]
By Shoikat Roy The South China Sea (SCS) area consisting of various reefs, rocks, atolls and small islands is contested by the 6 littoral states of the region (China & Taiwan, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei) primarily because they serve as legal base points for states to project their claims for exclusive jurisdiction over […]
Four questions posed by Amia Srinivasan are presented as a moral dilemma for the reader and are reproduced below. Amia Srinivasan recently posed some interesting questions for free-market moralists. The key duality presented by Amia is a Rawlsian view arguing that John Rawl’s theory of justice will imply a redistributive society and a Nozickian view (named […]
By Divya Gangadar A review of Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth. The impact of Fanon’s thought is widespread and has inspired many anti-colonial liberation movements around the world. Frantz Fanon was a psychiatrist, philosopher, revolutionary and a writer, born in Caribbean island of Martinique. He was influenced by Négritude philosophy, a literary and […]
by Esha Singh Sanitation literally means provision of safe and hygienic toilets, water and sewage disposal services. A study conducted by World Bank’s ‘South Asia Water and Sanitation Unit’ estimated that India loses Rs 2,40000 crores annually due to lack of proper sanitation facilities. India, comes out nearly the bottom having the worse sanitation situation […]
By Revendra T “Does creation of new states result in more violence due to Left Wing Extremism?” This is a question that is constantly bothering the politicians, authorities and civilians of both the regions of Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy made a press statement and also a presentation before Prime Minister Manmohan […]
By Raj Cherubal Millions served daily, despite the daily torture and humiliation, just like the famous fast food chain. The Sun rose over Chennai, as it had done from time immemorial and was promptly arrested for appearing from the East. His permit issued by the government required him to sneak in from the West. Protestations […]
by Revendra T Left Wing Extremism in Andhra Pradesh All the districts in Andhra Pradesh are Maoist affected . There is ample evidence that proves that Naxalites penetrated into the Telangana movement. Maoist sympathisers are already part of the political system in Telangana enjoying sympathy and public support. KCR, the supremo of TRS promised to implement Maoist Agenda after the formation of […]
Italy’s Government Coalition Crisis Prime Minister Enrico Letta gave an ultimatum after the cabinet failed to agree on measures to bring the budget deficit in line with EU limits. The centre-right pre-empted Letta’s resignation citing the tax hike as the reason, which did not go down well with the coalition partners. All ministers from former […]
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