Friday, September 25, 2020

Sapan Kapoor

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The author is a journalist based in New Delhi and Staff Writer with NewsGram.

Can India achieve good governance without intra-party democracy?

The need of the hour is intra-party democracy i.e. a publicly-mandated system of intra-party elections at all levels in all parties sans which good-governance would remain a distant dream.

Wait and watch what happens next: Kirti Azad after suspension from BJP

"This is BJP’s misfortune that they have suspended me. Now you will see what happens next. Just wait and watch," Kirti Azad said.

BJP suspends Kirti Azad over corruption allegations against Jaitley

Kirti Azad's suspension comes on a day when BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha described him as a "hero".

Juvenile justice bill passed in Rajya Sabha after marathon debate

Rajya Sabha discusses the juvenile justice bill after raging debate over the release of a juvenile convict in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case.

BJP likely to suspend Kirti Azad after controversial tweet on Jaitley

Kirti Azad night in a controversial tweet alleged threat to his life and warned Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying that he was not afraid of "impotent" people.

Don’t try to intimidate us: AAP hits back at Jaitley on defamation suit

"We are here to eradicate corruption. Don't try to intimidate us," AAP leader Ashutosh said.

‘Corruption biggest hurdle in India’s quest for quality education’

Corruption remains the biggest hurdle in the realization of the long-awaited quest of Indians to receive a free-of-cost quality education.

‘Need a revolution in Indian education system’

“Right to Education has totally failed… We need a revolution in our education system,” R C Jain, President of National Independent School Alliance, said.

‘Higher education in Indian languages aspirational’

"All around the world the clear shift is towards English medium education," Rohan Joshi, the Head of the Research vertical of Centre for Civil Society, said when asked about the need to promote Indian languages.

Three warnings Kejriwal chose to ignore about ex-IIT batchmate Rajendra Kumar

Since 2013, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has chosen to ignore three warnings and serious allegations of corruption against his Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar.

Nirbhaya revisited as juvenile set to walk free

Third anniversary of Nirbhaya rape case: 'Be the change you wish to see in the world'.

Finance Minister, babus biggest hurdles in OROP: Gen Satbir Singh

"The only hurdle in OROP is the Finance Minister and the finance ministry babus; they’re the ones who do not want the defense forces to be given their dues," General Singh said.

Thousands on hunger strike in capital for Cooch Behar

Over 5000 people from the Cooch Bihar region of West Bengal have been on hunger strike at Jantar Mantar for the past three days demanding a separate state.

Indian law delivers ‘justice’ to Salman Khan

Ironically, Salman Khan's acquittal comes on the Human Rights Day. Five wretched people sleeping over the footpath were crushed under his car and the first thing the actor did was to run away to home.

Donald Trump: Nip the evil in the bud

The world cannot afford another Hitler in the shape of Donald Trump. This evil should be nipped in the bud.

Indo-Pak tamasha: A well timed patriotism harms no one

The common man is swayed by this rhetoric during polls, but light dawns upon him when the governments of two countries hold ‘secret’ meetings once the election dust settles in.

Indo-Pak NSAs meet in Bangkok, issue joint statement

New Delhi: In a significant development, the National Security Advisers (NSAs) of India and Pakistan met in Thailand's capital Bangkok on Sunday. This comes...

Top 10 tweets on Delhi MLA 400% salary hike

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government's decision to hike the salaries of Delhi MLAs and ministers by a whopping 400 per cent has...

Weak Lokpal: Et tu, Kejriwal?

A day after AAP leaders Kumar Vishwas and Sanjay Singh sounded out anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill 2015 tabled by...

America needs non-violence and less guns

Hardly a day passes when a senseless mass shooting does not occur in the United States of America, to the extent  that such murders...

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