Lokpal

Admiral Ramdas, Internal Lokpal for Aam Aadmi Party
Democracy
Politics & Political Commentary

Letter by Admiral Ramdas to AAP leaders

Given the events unfolding in the Aam Aadmi Party, AAP’s Internal Lokpal’s letter seems almost prophetic. This is the letter written by Admiral Ramdas to the leadership of the Aam Aadmi Party. The events of yesterday evening demonstrate how the thinking of those controlling power in the party has gone beyond comprehending caution. This is […]

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BJP advertisement showing a garlanded photo of Anna Hazare
Politics & Political Commentary

2 days after Anna threatens agitation against government, ad shows a garland on his photo

News media quoted Anna Hazare criticizing the Modi government on not fulfilling its promises re black money and Lokpal Bill. Here is a quote from January 29th, 2015 – Indian Express: “Before he became the PM, Modi had promised to deposit Rs 15 lakh in every Indian’s account by bringing back black money. It has […]

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National

The Silent Angry Gujju by @Che_Doston

I am a Aam Aadmi Party supporter. And tomorrow morning I will try to book my Tatkal tickets to Varanasi, on my way to support Arvind Kejriwal. As I sit in my balcony on the 9th my flat in Ahmedabad, my mind goes back to that day in 2002. I was in my teens then. […]

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The battle against Internet Censorship

The freedom of speech and expression is said to be the mother of all liberties. This right is recognized as a basic human right and is a constitutional guarantee in India. Unlike the United Sates constitution, the freedom of the press is not found expressly mentioned in the Indian constitution. However, ‘press freedom’ has been […]

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tricolor landscape
Environment
National

In memory of Swami Nigamanand

Last year, on this day, the 19th February 2011, Swami Nigamananda took the place of another sadhu, Swami Yajnanda as a part of their long struggle against illegal mining of the riverbanks of the Ganga. Determined and unnoticed, Matra Sadan, the Ashram these Sadhus belonged to has been waging an overwhelming resistance to the illegal […]

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