BHARAT VS INDIA – THE MODI EPOCH

All over the world political establishments are seen as the prime perpetrators of injustice . In democracies like ours we change the governments for their misdeeds like the 2G scam, In autocracies like Egypt people take to the streets to overthrow leaders like Hosni Mubarak and in regions like Kurdistan people take to violence to…

REMINISCING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

The run up to the Victory in Europe day saw The BBC and RT go into a nostalgic mode , reminiscing the great sacrifices the British and the Russians did to save the world from evil during the second world war . The self congratulatory tone was hard to miss , but what was more…

BHARATMALA , SAGARMALA AND CHABAHAR

According to IMF, India will be the fastest growing major economy next year . This will not only raise our International clout but also make us more vulnerable to the changes taking place in our volatile neighborhood. Our biggest neighbor China is facing the biggest economic crisis since its meteoric rise in the 80s and…

THE ERA OF AMERICAN DISCONTENT

The United States Of America was the First among the world nations to adopt the Free Market Capitalism envisioned by the Scottish Economist Adam Smith in its entirety , glorifying each and every word uttered in his book “The Wealth of Nations”  . But , as the Baltimore riots shows , the discontent arising from…

ROAD TRANSPORT AND SAFETY BILL , 2014

The Road Transport And Safety Bill , 2014 proposes to provide a framework for safer, faster,cost effective and inclusive movement of passengers and freight in the country . The bill aims at reducing road accident related fatalities by 5 lakhs , increase GDP by 4% on account of increased infrastructural efficiency and provide nearly one…

BALI 9 EXECUTIONS AND INDIA

Today Indonesia executed two Australian citizens who were accused of trafficking drugs into the country . This case certainly has no makings of a global headline , as Indonesia , like many of its south east Asian neighbors prescribe death penalty for drug related offenses , What catapulted it into the global stage is the…

IS KYASANUR FOREST DISEASE THE NEXT H1N1?

Kyasanur forest disease or monkey fever is a zoonotic infection commonly seen along the western Ghat region of India , with mortality rate ranging from 4 to 15 % . Though the virus was isolated in 1957 , it was post the wayanad outbreak in 2013 that widespread human causalities were reported . As of…