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Can Aam Aadmi Party Stay United? No Way.

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Can Aam Aadmi Party Stay United? No Way.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was founded on the vices of greed and one-upmanship where everybody is ready to pull everybody else down deceptively. By Rakesh Raman The fledgling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is a classic case of political dirt in the already dirty Indian politics. Within just two weeks of its victory in the Delhi [...]

DPS Housing Society Case: Letter to Lieutenant Governor

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DPS Housing Society Case: Letter to Lieutenant Governor

Save the Families in DPS Housing Society March 3, 2015 Kind Attention: Mr. Najeeb Jung Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Dear Lieutenant Governor, Please let me introduce myself as a government award-winning journalist. Besides working at senior editorial positions with India’s leading media companies, I’d been writing an edit-page column for The Financial Express newspaper. Nowadays, [...]

Survey Reveals Americans Are Unable to Sleep

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Survey Reveals Americans Are Unable to Sleep

Results from a new survey are waking Americans up to a widespread health issue – insomnia. Even though 62 percent of Americans regularly suffer from symptoms of insomnia, only 20 percent believe they have the condition and merely 12 percent have been diagnosed by a doctor, according to the America: Insomnia Nation survey supported by [...]

Eating Habits of a Modern Family: Then and Now

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Eating Habits of a Modern Family: Then and Now

A new research report explores changes in consumers’ eating habits over the years — from creating “hybrid homemade meals” to the rise of snacking — and provides guidance on how the food industry can best respond to these changes. Acosta Sales & Marketing, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods [...]

DPS Housing Society Case: Letter to DDA Vigilance Department

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DPS Housing Society Case: Letter to DDA Vigilance Department

Delhi Development Authority (DDA) Vigilance Department February 27, 2015 Dear Sirs, Please let me introduce myself as a government award-winning journalist. Besides working at senior editorial positions with India’s leading media companies, I’d been writing an edit-page column for The Financial Express newspaper. Nowadays, I’m running my own global news sites on different subjects. This [...]

Focus Must Be on the Quality of Democracy: David Campbell

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Focus Must Be on the Quality of Democracy: David Campbell

Today, most democratic nations of the world are facing myriad socio-economic challenges and finding it difficult to keep the basic principles of democracy intact. A leading global think-tank Democracy Ranking Association, however, believes that a democracy can perform effectively if the focus is on the quality of democracy. To understand the finer nuances of a [...]

Delhi Election: AAP Survives, Congress Dies, BJP in Coma

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Delhi Election: AAP Survives, Congress Dies, BJP in Coma

By Rakesh Raman After a month-long hustings and the voting on Saturday, the new political group Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has stunned the traditional players Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by winning Delhi election. Led by Arvind Kejriwal, AAP won 67 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly for which the results were declared today. [...]

Save the Families and Their Human Rights in DPS Society

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Save the Families and Their Human Rights in DPS Society

Save the Families and Their Human Rights in DPS Society Update: March 3, 2015 DPS Housing Society Case: Letter to Lieutenant Governor As the office of the Registrar Co-op. Societies (RCS) of Delhi government has been ignoring the requests of the DPS Housing Society residents, today (March 3, 2015) I wrote an e-mail to the [...]

No Democracy in India. It Is Parliamentary Dictatorship.

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No Democracy in India. It Is Parliamentary Dictatorship.

After giving power to a few politicians, today’s democracy becomes autocracy or it plays in the hands of the wealthy to become plutocracy, which is a deformed form of democracy. India is one such deformed democracy. By Rakesh Raman In his Gettysburg speech of 1863, the-then U.S. President Abraham Lincoln introduced America’s representative democracy as [...]

President Barack Obama Is Angry with India. But Why?

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President Barack Obama Is Angry with India. But Why?

By Rakesh Raman During his recent visit in India, the U.S. President Barack Obama did not mince his words when he expressed his concern over the communal violence and religious hatred in the country. He also suggested that the Indian government must ensure religious freedom for all its citizens. But Obama would have hardly landed [...]

Surprisingly, Aam Aadmi Party Prefers Clean Politics

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Surprisingly, Aam Aadmi Party Prefers Clean Politics

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) prefers clean politics when, according to reports, one-third of its candidates contesting the Delhi election have criminal cases against them. By Rakesh Raman As Delhi election is scheduled to take place on Feb. 7, one of the political parties – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) – has made a slew of promises [...]

Hug to Barack Obama: Damage Control Attempt by Narendra Modi

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Hug to Barack Obama: Damage Control Attempt by Narendra Modi

Although the invitation to Barack Obama was made to appear like an Indian attempt to improve trade ties with America, Narendra Modi perhaps had a hidden agenda behind his hug. By Rakesh Raman When the U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in India as a chief guest for India’s Republic Day function on January 26, Indian [...]

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