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  • LEFT IN EUROPE MUST FIGHT AS ONE    (23-02-2019)
    Progressive parties and movements across Europe should unite after Brexit to stamp out tax dodging and fight to end austerity, Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday in Madrid. The Labour leader told the Party of European Socialists meeting that together they could also slow down climate change and halt the growth of the far right.
  • RIGHTS OF A MINISCULE VERSUS RIGHTS OF A MULTITUDE    (23-02-2019)
    Millions of Ayyappa devotees across the world are waiting with bated breath for the Supreme Court to resume consideration of the 65-odd review petitions on the vexed issue of women's entry to Sabarimala. The week's time allowed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi heading the reconstituted 5-member bench hearing the petitions to make further written submissions has expired and now the court is expected to take up further proceedings any time soon.
  • UDF ON A STRONG WICKET IN SOUTH KERALA    (23-02-2019)
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The battle for Kerala could well and truly be decided in South Kerala. This is the area where the impact of the Sabarimala agitation will be most pronounced.
  • NO COMPOSITE STRATEGY TO DEAL WITH MALNUTRITION    (23-02-2019)
    The report published in the Drug Today Medical Times on 19thFebruary 2019 by Shri B S Rawat that 244 malnutrition deaths occurred in Delhi hospitals in 4 years is highly alarming. This report is based on the information received on an RTI information provided by Deputy Director of Delhi based State Family Welfare Bureau Shri C K Dutta to Shri Raj Hans Bansal. It is an extremely serious matter because Delhi is capital of the country and despite its serious pollution problems it is a dream city for millions of Indians who come here for education and in search of jobs besides tourism. Large number of workforce come to Delhi from different states to work in factories, dhabas, households and other places. Many of them live in shanty areas without proper water supply, hygiene or housing.
  • BJP, CONGRESS STITCH ALLIANCES AS LOK SABHA 2019 NEARS    (23-02-2019)
    A typical election scenario unfolds as the Congress and the BJP, the two main contestants in the coming Lok Sabha elections, have firmed up alliances with regional parties. Never before regional parties were so important as in the coming general elections. The most important alliance is forged in Maharashtra where expectedly Congress and NCP joined and old poll allies BJP and Shiv Sena have entered in poll pact. Lately, the BJP has uneasy relationship with the Sena. The alliance in Maharashtra also comes at a political cost for the BJP as it had to concede equal status to Sena even after it won 122 seats in 2014 compared to Shiv Sena’s 63.
  • U.S. RACISM FUELS TURBULENCE IN HAITI    (22-02-2019)
    Beginning on February 7, Haitians have been in the streets protesting against corruption, high prices, shortages, inflation, and power outages. Demonstrators are demanding that President Jovenel Moïse, in power since January 2017, resign. Moïse blames the disturbances on “armed groups and drug traffickers” and is calling for negotiation.
  • COW VIGILANTISM LED TO 44 DEATHS TILL DECEMBER    (22-02-2019)
    HUMAN Rights Watch (HRW) in its 104-page report unveiled the horrors of cow vigilantism in India. The report reflected the impact of the so-called cow protection through vigilantism, on the society, rural economy and on the forthcoming national elections.
  • MEDIEVAL INDIAN MILITARY HISTORY RECORDS COMMUNAL AMITY    (22-02-2019)
    In the light of colonialist historiography on Indian history, especially the medieval period (700 – 1800 CE), Indians became accustomed to view their medieval past in communal colors increasingly from the second half of the 19th Century. This colonialist view of Indian history found its way into both the nationalist and communal historiography which flourished in India during the first half of the 20th Century – a period characterized by the rise of mass anti-imperialist nationalism and popular inter-communal conflict.
  • DEMAND FOR SCRAPPING NEW PENSION SCHEME GROWING    (22-02-2019)
    If there is a single demand that commonly figured in the recent protests of the Central and State government employees, public sector workers in defence production, telecom, railways and banks as well by some workers in the private sector, it is the scrapping of the New Pension Scheme (NPS).
  • ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: OPPOSITION HAS TO FUNCTION NORMALLY NOW    (21-02-2019)
    A week has passed since the suicide bomber attack on the CRPF convoy at Pulwama on February 14 resulting in the tragic death of more than 40 jawans. For more than seven days, the grieved Indians are expressing their heartfelt condolences to the families of the killed jawans and there has been an outpouring of emotions from every section of the population for those who have laid down their lives for protecting the security of our country. This is the time when the political parties, irrespective of their ideological differences have to close ranks and unite for protecting the integrity and security of our great nation. The opposition parties including the leading party the Congress have shown full solidarity with the government at the centre in meeting the situation and take appropriate action in national interests.

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