Dr Manmohan Singh, in his intervention, made the following observation on the economic situation:

June, 2017

Dr Manmohan Singh

India’s GDP numbers for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016-17 were released a few days ago. India’s economic growth has slowed down sharply, driven primarily by the notebandi announcement of November 2016. Gross Value Added (GVA), a true submeasure of economic activity, has also experienced a steep and sustained fall.

State of the Union: Mera bhashan hi mera prashasan hai

June, 2017

Shri Manish Tewari

On 26th May, 2017, the NDA/BJP government completed three years in office. The time has come to evaluate performance on both quantitative and qualitative benchmarks. The four indices are social cohesion, internal security, economic development and international relations.


May, 2017

Dr Amna Mirza

The valley is in grim situation again with bloodshed, unrest and strike. Since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on 8 July and so far several people have been killed. Further, in the recent by-elections also, the state government failed to conduct the elections in peaceful manner. Killing of youth, lives of the people in danger

The State of the State under NDA

April, 2017

K Raju

On the eve of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s 126th birth anniversary, it is worthwhile to pay heed to his argument that “a political democracy without an economic and social democracy is an invitation to trouble and danger”.

Repeating The Rhetoric, Escaping Accountability

February, 2017

The Union Budget 2017-18, the fourth Budget of the Modi government, was presented in the midst of a financial and economic exigencies hurled by unintelligent move of demonetization of unprecedented scale, failed to recognize the gravity of the situation faced by different stakeholders of the economy.

who really killed Mahatma Gandhi


Nathuram Godse shot Bapu thrice and killed him. But he was inept and incapable of succeeding without the support of an organisation. The accused enjoyed countrywide support, easy and unlimited funds and supplies. This could not have been possible without organisational involvement.

Kashmir: An issue of perpetual Tragedy


Kashmir continues to burn due to the protests following the killing of Hizbul Commander, Burhan Wani. Atleast 43 civilians have been killed and thousands injured in the ensuing violence and standoff between Kashmiri people and security agencies. Curfew imposed in the valley in wake of the protest has continued indefinitely People’s life in the Vall

The new GDP and Indian state of Economy: an examination of Modi’s GDP Mirage


The advertisements on Indian television which are bursting with self-appraisal by NDA and talk of changing face of the Indian economy, try to provide a bleak hope to the common masses of this country. The new jingle of “Mera Desh Badal Raha Hai, Aage Bad Raha Hai” is as much contrary to the present situation as are the tall claims of our Selfie(sh)

Unprecedented Inflation


Shri Ajay Maken

Congress Party would like to ask Shri Modi and Shri Jaitley to kindly tell: "Who is responsible for the unprecedented inflation to which people of India are subjected to, currently." Is it the opposition? Or are they going to blame the farmers who are fighting drought without any assistance from the Government? Or is the BJP going to blame it som

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Democrat par Excellence


M Veerappa Moily

The edifice of the modern India stands on the foundations laid by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Jawaharlal Nehru was known as second-incommand in the country’s freedom

The legacy of Jawaharlal Nehru will Endure the ravages of time forever


Dr Richa Raj

In the backdrop of reports streaming in of how the name of the architect of Modern India and her first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, has been missing from the chapter on the country’s

Rajiv Gandhi: The Builder of the 21st Century India


Dr Priyam Barooah

India is an old country, but a young nation; and like the young everywhere we are impatient. I am young, and I too have a dream. I dream of an India strong, independent and self-reliant and in the front ran



Dr K Jayakumar

On the occasion of the 125th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Baba Shaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, humanity is reminded of the luminary in a galaxy of intellectuals. An intellectually accomplished

Arunachal, now Uttarakhand: Imposing President’s Rule in states is a serious matter, courts can rule on


Shri Soli J Sorabjee

Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, scarcely known to many people in other states, have shot into national prominence. The reason: Imposition of President’s Rule in these states, incessant discussions on TV channels

NDA ’s Foreign Policy: A saga of flip-flops


Dr Prem Chand

Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won India’s 2014 parliamentary elections, debate has intensified over the likely direction of the country’s foreign policy. The BJP has received the clear cut mandate in an election,

BJP throttling the voice of youth


The Vichar Vibhag, All India Congress Committee (AICC) organized a Conference on “Freedom of Speech and Expression in Universities” on 14th March 2016 at Krishna Menon Bhawan, Indian Society of International Law,New Delhi. The key speakers were Dr Girija Vyas, Ms. Meira Kumar, Mr. Salman Khurshid, Mr Rakesh Khanna and Dr Aditya Narayan Misra.
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