Ishan Jaiswal

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Teflon Trudeau Is His Own Worst Enemy<p>In the absence of a serious political challenge from the left or right, Canada’s prime minister is suffering …

Civil Society, Corruption and Social Change

, by<p>The words ‘civil society’ have become quite popular lately, thanks mainly to the recent movement against corruption led by Anna Hazare. At least …

Nehru and Socialism

, by<p>The relevance of Jawaharlal Nehru remains undiminished today. In fact, his ideas and approach to political, economic and social issues are more …

Obama: A President Under Siege

, by<p>Some people compare Obama’s presidentship to President Roosevelt’s in the early 20th century, not Franklin Roosevelt of the Second World War …

The Nehru Legacy: A Self-critical Communist Evaluation

, by<p>There is the danger of paying fulsome tributes to Nehru and then drifiting with the current so far as Congressmen are concerned. And as for the …

Fixing India’s Bilateral Investment Treaty Framework

, by<p>In October 2013, Khaitan Holdings Mauritius Ltd (KHML), a Mauritius-registered company owning 26 per cent equity in Loop Telecom, slapped an …

The Economic Chakravyuh — Who Will Bell the Cat?

, by<p><i>This is another lengthy article Marxist-Maoist thinker Kobad Ghandy sent from Tihar Jail where he is still lodged; it was sent sometime ago but</i> …

Myth and Reality of Capitalism: Neo-Liberalism and Globalisation

, by<p>Prof Galbraith of Harvard University had been, through his copious and widely read books, a sustained critic of unbridled capitalism and its …

Global Economic Crisis: Lessons for India

, by<p>The global economy is today facing unprecedented crisis with falling production and job losses. Most advanced countries are already in the grip …

Indian Economic Reform as an Example of Disaster Capitalism

, by<p>Most people who survive a disaster want the opposite of a clean slate. They want to salvage whatever they can and begin repairing what was not …

FDI in Retail Trade: Hurting People Where it Hurts them Most

, by<p>The discussion paper of the government on FDI in retail trade in India shows that the most important single factor cited in support of permitting …

India’s Look-East Policy and Vietnam

, by<p>The 64th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day was observed on September 2, 2009. On that occasion the embassy of the Socialist Republic of …

India’s Failed Development — Create a New Model Rooted in Cultural (...)

, by<p>Sixtysix years after independence, India continues to be a country with widespread poverty and backwardness and finds a place only at the bottom …

Fighting the Cancer of Corruption

, by<p><b>Spate of Corruption Cases</b><p>In recent months a spate of corruption cases at very senior levels in administration have come to light. Two senior …

Global Meltdown and its Impact on the Indian Economy

, by<p>With the collapse of Lehman Brothers and other Wall Street icons, there was growing recession which affected the US, the European Union (EU) and …

25 Things That Happen To You In Your Mid-Twenties

• 251.7Kshares<br>• Share<br>• WhatsApp<br>• Email<p>Some things only unfold with time. The moment you realize you’ve seen it all, unexpected things happen. But again, life …

Gujarat : A Model of ‘Development’?

, by<p>A notable feature of the 2014 elections seems to be, at least on the surface, that development, particularly the inter-State differences in …

Arundhati Roy on Dr B R Ambedkar & Mahatma Gandhi - Pt 1 of 3

"On the auspicious 25th evening of Ramadan, in August 2012, I followed [Kapil] Sibal to an Iftar dinner at Faiz Masjid in his Lok Sabha constituency, Chandni Chowk. Despite having won the seat in 2004 and 2009, Sibal still seemed like a fish out of water among the crowds, clearly a little uncomfortable. ('He is not a born politician, not a people’s person,' one of his aides told me. 'He doesn’t like too many people around him.')" From Praveen Donthi's 2012 profile of Kapil Sibal, 'The Argumentative Indian.' http://www.caravanmagazine.in/vantage/which-kapil-sibal-pays-awkward-visit-chandni-chowk

The socialist who mentored D Devaraj Urs, S Bangarappa, JH Patel and SM Krishna

I was 15 years old when India became independent. My first political campaign was in Shimoga district in 1952, when I was 20, for the Samyukta …

Gandhi the Bastard | Hazlitt

<b>Be the change you want to see in the world.</b> You can judge a society by the way it treats its animals. The good man is friend to all things. The worst …

What Kejriwal has over Rahul: Ramachandra Guha to NDTV

Gandhi's enduring legacy: Ramachandra Guha at TEDxMAIS

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road

Today, the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is relatively remote, known mostly for its magnificent medieval ruins. But over a millennium ago, it was …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

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