Tagged: politics

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 21

QUESTIONS ASKED DAY-21 (09/08/2013) 1)Discuss the demands and expectations of Indian diaspora in the North America from their host countries. Are these demands justified? Critically examine. 2)“Foreign investment is far from being critical to India’s economic growth”. Critically comment. (2009, GS-II) RESPONSES: Nikku August 9, 2013 at 11:01 am   3 Votes “Foreign investment is far from being critical to...

In Egypt, It Is Back To Square One

Egypt was ought to be a role model for other Arab countries – post Arab spring revolutions. After throwing out Hoshni Mubarak, a puppet ruler in the hands of USA, Egypt democratically elected its first leader – Mohammed Morsi, albeit belonging to Muslim Brotherhood, which was antithetical to the secular practices of previous governments. In fact, Muslim Brotherhood which got the majority...

I feel sorry for Kapil Sibal and company for their zero-loss theory, CAG Vinod Rai says

I feel sorry for Kapil Sibal and company for their zero-loss theory, CAG Vinod Rai says. None of the 30 Comptroller & Auditor Generals of India before him had created the kind of waves as he did. Vinod Rai threw up gigantic figures of money allegedly stolen from government coffers. In full public glare, he exposed corruption — first 2G and then...

Is Civil Society In India Urban-Centric?

The use of phrase ‘civil society’ became quite popular during Anna Hazare led movement against corruption. Until then this phrase was non existent in public discourse. Mainstream media then started assessing the nature of civil society institutions that were involved in this popular agitation. Many branded this movement as middle-class phenomena; urban centric; driven by internet and educated urban youth....

Acceptance Speech by Shri Pranab Mukherjee on his Assumption of office as President of India – Complete Text

Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Shri Hamid Ansari, Smt. Meira Kumar, Shri Justice S.H. Kapadia, Members of Parliament, Your Excellencies, Friends and fellow citizens, I am deeply moved by the high honour you have accorded to me. Such honour exalts the occupant of this office, even as it demands that he rises above personal or partisan interests in the service of the national good. The principal responsibility of this office is...