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Land Bill: Congress Launches Cyber Attack on BJP

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Land Bill: Congress Launches Cyber Attack on BJP

The nationwide political and civil society protests may prove to be a nail in the coffin of BJP, which has failed on almost all socio-economic fronts during the 11 months of its rule in the country. By Rakesh Raman The opposition Congress party has launched a multi-pronged attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) [...]

Crime Congress Focuses on Crime Prevention Issues

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Crime Congress Focuses on Crime Prevention Issues

Inequality, poverty and weak rule of law are linked to violence and crime, according to the UN. “There can be no sustainable development without human rights and the rule of law,” said the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the 13th Crime Congress kicked off in Doha, Qatar. The event provides a platform for increased cooperation [...]

Communist Party Opposes Land Acquisition Bill

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Communist Party Opposes Land Acquisition Bill

The 21st Party Congress of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) condemns the amendments to the Right to Fair Compensation, Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013. The party said that the amendments proposed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government are pro-corporate and anti-farmer. The government is trying to push through Parliament [...]

Congress to Host Farmers’ Rally in Delhi

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Congress to Host Farmers’ Rally in Delhi

Social activist Anna Hazare – who is going to launch an agitation against the government – says that BJP and Congress are not serious about the welfare of farmers. By Rakesh Raman As the Congress party has decided to intensify its opposition to the Land Acquisition Bill proposed by Prime Minster Narendra Modi-led BJP, it [...]

Mr. Modi, When Will You Come Back to India?

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Mr. Modi, When Will You Come Back to India?

In a period of just 11 months since he became the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has already made 13 visits at the world’s top tourist destinations. By Rakesh Raman If his number of foreign visits is an indication, you can safely infer that India’s Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s favorite pastime is picnic on foreign [...]

BJP, Congress Misleading Farmers: Anna Hazare

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BJP, Congress Misleading Farmers: Anna Hazare

As the political climate is getting hot in India over the Land Acquisition Bill, social activist Anna Hazare – who is going to launch a massive agitation against the government – said Sunday that both BJP and Congress are not serious about the welfare of farmers. Hazare was responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s radio [...]

Land Bill Battle in India: Congress Writes to BJP

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Land Bill Battle in India: Congress Writes to BJP

By Rakesh Raman In the persisting political gridlock over the Land Acquisition Bill in India, the opposition Congress party wrote a protest letter to the ruling BJP on Thursday. In the letter – addressed to Nitin Gadkari, BJP’s Transport Minister – Congress has voiced its concerns over the proposed Bill, stating its stand on Gadkari’s [...]

Kisaan Satyagraha Against BJP’s “Land Snatching Ordinance”

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Kisaan Satyagraha Against BJP’s “Land Snatching Ordinance”

By Rakesh Raman Close on the heels of social activist Anna Hazare’s announcement to begin the next phase of his agitation against the BJP government’s ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill, the opposition Congress party has also stepped up its campaign to oppose the government’s move. The youth wing of Congress, the Indian Youth Congress, launched [...]

Congress Blames BJP Government of Political Espionage

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Congress Blames BJP Government of Political Espionage

The opposition Congress party accused the ruling party BJP in India for spying on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Congress on Saturday demanded an explanation from both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the alleged intrusion by Delhi Police into Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s personal life. “This kind of political espionage, [...]

Anna Hazare Announces Padyatra, Says ‘No’ to Arvind Kejriwal

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Anna Hazare Announces Padyatra, Says ‘No’ to Arvind Kejriwal

The anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who believes in the Gandhian philosophy, will begin a month-long Padyatra (foot march) from Sevagram. By Rakesh Raman Social activist Anna Hazare has announced the next phase of his agitation against the government’s ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill. The anti-corruption crusader Hazare, who believes in the Gandhian philosophy, will begin [...]

Remove Rebels from Aam Aadmi Party: Bhagwant Mann

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Remove Rebels from Aam Aadmi Party: Bhagwant Mann

Bhagwant Mann suggests that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rebels – Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav – should be thrown out from the party. By Rakesh Raman Bhagwant Mann, an Indian comedian and leader of the trouble-torn Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), suggests that the party rebels – Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav – should be thrown [...]

Hindutva Forces Threaten Indian Democracy: Communist Party

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Hindutva Forces Threaten Indian Democracy: Communist Party

The 21st Party Congress of Communist Party of India (CPI-Marxist) will be held at Vishakhapatnam on April 14-19, 2015. The Party has released its Draft Political Resolution for the event. According to the resolution, the United States is exerting to retain its hegemony in the face of rising difficulties. Its military interventions in West Asia [...]

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