राफेल पर आरोप-प्रत्यारोप का सिलसिला लंबा खिंचा तो जुबानी जंग तीखी हो सकती है (दैनिक जागरण)

कांग्रेस के नेता राफेल विमान सौदे को लेकर जिस तरह पहले नियंत्रक एवं महालेखा परीक्षक यानी कैग के पास गए और फिर केंद्रीय सतर्कता आयुक्त के पास उससे इसकी ही पुष्टि होती है कि वे इस मसले को तूल देने के लिए किसी भी हद तक जाने को तैयार हैं। ऐसा शायद इसलिए और है, […]

अमेरिका में हिंदी की धमक (अमर उजाला)

उमेश चतुर्वेदी मातृभाषा, अपनी माटी और अपने लोगों की अहमियत तब ज्यादा समझ में आती है, जब हम उससे दूर होते हैं। अपनी माटी से दूर परायों के बीच निजी स्मृतियां और रिश्ते हूक की तरह याद आते हैं। ऐसे माहौल में सुकून अपनी बोली-बानी में अभिव्यक्ति के साथ ही अपना खान-पान, अपनी परंपराएं देती […]

आयुष्मान भारत बदल देगा तस्वीर (अमर उजाला)

आर राजगोपालन, वरिष्ठ पत्रकार आयुष्मान भारत एक ऐसा कार्यक्रम है, जिसे गेम चेंजर कहा जा सकता है। मगर ऐसे समय जब मीडिया में राफेल विवाद छाया हुआ है, इसका सर्वाधिक असर आयुष्मान भारत पर पड़ेगा, प्रधानमंत्री ने जिसकी पिछले हफ्ते औपचारिक शुरुआत की है। इस कार्यक्रम से निश्चित रूप से भाजपा और नरेंद्र मोदी की […]

Rhetoric and reality (The Indian Express)

Written by Christophe Jaffrelot In his recent lectures in New Delhi, the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat used words that substantially qualified his utterances of the last few years. For instance, while addressing a Virat Hindu Sammelan in Kolkata to mark the golden jubilee of the VHP in December 2014, he had supported the ghar wapsi […]

Building from debris (The Indian Express)

Written by Isher Judge Ahluwalia , Almitra Patel India is urbanising faster than its urban planners can handle. We are building roads, bridges, fly-overs, factories, commercial complexes and also building and renovating our homes and residential properties (sometimes to upgrade the buildings or to take advantage of higher FSI regulations now allowed in many cities). […]

A blueprint by bureaucrats (The Indian Express)

Written by Yoginder K. Alagh This is an important year in the political economy of India since elections are due. In this period, economic issues get side-lined. Yet, there is a longing that they are not. In fact, the government bravely came out with an economic policy framework after consultations at the highest level. The […]

Doable and daunting (The Indian Express)

Written by VS Seshadri According to statistics released by the WTO in July, the share of India in total world merchandise exports was 1.68 per cent in 2017, a level it has more or less maintained since 2011. The preceding decade was better when India more than doubled its share from only 0.7 per cent […]

The pilgrims’ long route (The Indian Express)

Written by Man Aman Singh Chhina Had Gurdaspur district not been awarded to India by the Radcliffe Award, the angst of losing Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur would perhaps have been less since it would have been located deep inside Pakistan. Now, it is barely a few km away as the crow flies, and visible, […]

The Male message (The Indian Express)

The victory of the joint Opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in the just concluded presidential elections in the Maldives, and President Abdulla Yameen’s ready acceptance of his defeat, show that despite all the fears, the democratic instinct of this small Indian Ocean island is alive and well. This was the third democratic election after former […]

Cleaning the House (The Indian Express)

On Tuesday, a five-judge bench of Supreme Court refused to disqualify candidates with criminal cases pending against them from contesting elections. However, the country’s political class would do well take to serious note of the bench’s lament that the “increasing trend of criminalisation of politics… strikes at the very root of democracy”. While showing a […]

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