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Think Different, Do Differently

Think Different, Do Differently

Modi 3.0 may have to extricate itself from incremental expansion of on-going projects, if it were to lead Bharat to exalted developed nation status K.A.Badarinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to form a government for record third term in a row with comfortable majority after a tumultuous eight-week long Lok Sabha elections campaign. While …

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Bharat Goes Whole Hog in Neighbourhood

Bharat Goes Whole Hog in Neighbourhood

Stability, progress and growth is what Bharat seeks to achieve in South Asia through its ‘neighbourhood first’ policy Dr Divya Gupta Post-independence in 1947, Bharat pursued a regional policy based on the principle that neighbours are important to national security and a market that can contribute to India’s economic development. Given the bipolar world order …

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Ayodhya Unifies Hindus World Over!

For hoi polloi, Bhagwan Ram embodies an ideal leader to emulate. Ram mandir attracts people from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds Ayodhya, an ancient city in Uttar Pradesh, Bharat, has been in focus of religious and political discourse due to Babri structure constructed by Mughal invader Babar over the site of Ram Janmabhoomi, birthplace of …

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Has Economic Inequality Risen in Bharat?

World Inequality Lab report methodology, databases deployed are questionable & biased. It does not stand rigour of academic scrutiny. Chaitanya Khurana Over past several years, Bharat has made remarkable progress in ending poverty and hunger. In July 2023, United Nations has said that 415 million people have been brought out of extreme poverty within just …

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Bharat’s Civilizational Democratic System Has Evolved!

Methodological inaccuracies & biases adopted by V-Dem apart from experts enlisted to evaluate Bharat’s democratic credentials is questionable Pummy Pandita The encroachment of selective and biased methodologies into the arena of international rankings and surveys has raised serious questions about their integrity. Far from being an anomaly, this issue permeates a broad spectrum of indices. …

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Do we have a Robust Alternative to Electoral Bonds?

If bonds scheme was struck down to end opacity in political funding, will SC, HC judges declare assets annually to ring in transparency? K.A.Badarinath Electoral bonds have been demonised. Bond purchasers, donors to political parties and all elected representatives have been thrashed in the process. After Supreme Court struck down electoral bonds scheme what followed …

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Maldivian turn in the Tide: India\’s safety net to China\’s debt web

Shift in island nation’s strategic relations to curry favour with Chinese Communist Party bosses is fraught with danger of instability Rahul Pawa Maldives that has historically been a significant beneficiary of Bharat\’s Neighbourhood First policy and a proximate maritime neighbour in the Indian Ocean Region, is re-positioning itself from the perspective of defense and security …

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Israel’s Right to Defend is Absolute

Hamas and Hezbollah have just escalated their threat level, nuisance value thereby altering the delicately balanced West Asia power equations Rahul Pawa As Saturday dawned bright and sunny on the important Jewish day of observance, Israel was jolted by unexpected assault from Palestinian terrorists linked to Hamas in Gaza. With cold precision, Hamas backed by …

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