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Assessing Vicissitudes in India-Bangladesh Relations: An Environmental Perspective


Prashant Kumar Sharma India-Bangladesh relations in the past have witnessed many vicissitudes, sometimes leading to frictions in their relationship. On the other hand, these two countries have also shown extraordinary cooperation and understanding on many issues of bilateral concerns.   The construction of the Farakka Barrage in 1975 and the allocation of sharing of Ganges [...]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business,COLUMN,culture,development,economy,education,environment,governance,International,literature,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,women empowerment,youth forum | Read More »

Ram Nath Kovind : Advantage BJP


Dr P Pullarao The surprise selection of  Shri Ram Nath Kovind for the election of president of India caught everyone by surprise. Obviously,  Ram Nath Kovind has been under consideration for  quite some time. To  divert attention of media and politicians away from  Kovind’s name, other names like Jharkhand  Governor Draupadi Murmu, some ministers and [...]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,education,governance,literature,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,youth forum | Read More »

Modi will face sudden challenges


Dr P Pullarao A former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson famously said 50 years ago :A week is a long time in politics”.Even today, that quote is frequently mentioned in the media often. . On the 3 rd anniversary of Modi Govt ,there is much celebration.Modi fans say there s no opposition or an Opposition [...]

June 12th, 2017 | Posted in Business,COLUMN,development,economy,education,environment,governance,International,Opinion,personal finance,politics,social,states,Top Story,women empowerment,youth forum | Read More »

The Climate Change: Tracing Inception of its Scientific and Political Discourse


By Prashant Kumar Sharma The climate change issue has become a significant part of the global discourse today. Climate change poses an ‘existential challenge’ to the entire humanity. This could lead the greatest environmental threat facing the planet. Moreover, this daunting challenge is often described as the ‘defining challenge of our age.’ However, there is [...]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,economy,education,environment,governance,health,International,literature,politics,social,spiritual,states,Top Story,youth forum | Read More »

Federal Competitiveness – a paradigm shift in center – state financial relationship


Dr. Kumar Bijoy Article 1 of the constitution declares that India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of States. Part XI of the Indian constitution defines the power distribution between the federal government (the Centre or union) and the States in India. This part is divided between legislative, administrative and executive powers. The financial [...]

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Business,culture,development,economy,education,governance,health,International,literature,Opinion,personal finance,politics,social,states,Top Story,women empowerment,youth forum | Read More »



Dr. Charles Dias The Assembly elections to Utharakhand, Goa, Punjab, Manipur and Utter Pradesh in 2017 are going to be a turning point to the BJP, Congress and other parties.  In Utharakhand we see a large number of Congress leaders changing to BJP side.  In power politics they do not find idealism or commitment to [...]

March 5th, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,education,governance,International,Opinion,politics,social,states,women empowerment,youth forum | Read More »

Narendar Modi has no answer but blame tactics !


Charles Dias While replying to debates at Lok Sabha on 7th February 2017 in answering to points raised by opposition members, Prime Minister Sri Narendar Modi turned to blame tactics.  He is bound to justify demonetization, but the way he presented it and the words he used against Dr. Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister , [...]

February 13th, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,education,governance,International,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,youth forum | Read More »

Kejriwal: Can he emerge as a hero ?


Dr P Pullarao The greatest writer William Shakespeare 500 years ago made the date March 15 a very famous.  He called it the “Ides of March“, because an astrologer had predicted that the great Roman Emperor Julius Caesar would be assassinated that day and he was assassinated that day. Now  March 15 is becoming an [...]

February 4th, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,economy,education,governance,International,literature,Opinion,politics,states,Top Story,youth forum | Read More »

Two ‘Surgical Strikes’ that Fooled Indians!


Dr. Charles Dias On 30th September 2016 Central Ministers and military officials of India claimed that on 29 September 2016 India had conducted “SURGICAL SRTIKES” against militant launch pads across the   LINE of Control in Pakistani-administered   AZAD KASHMIR, and inflicted “significant casualties”. Indian media reported the casualty figures variously from 35 to 50. Pakistan rejected India’s [...]

February 3rd, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,education,governance,International,literature,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,youth forum | Read More »

Predicting to the Unpredictable: Donald Trump’s Policy in South Asia


Prashant Kumar Sharma and Jigme Wangdi Mr. Donald Trump, a ‘casino owner,’ who does not care about being ‘politically incorrect,’ whose election defied all logics and predictions by astrologers and soothsayers, won the US presidential election “without securing the popular votes,” as Ambassador Rajiv Dogra says, became the 45th President of the United States of [...]

January 30th, 2017 | Posted in COLUMN,culture,development,economy,education,governance,health,International,literature,Opinion,politics,social,states,Top Story,youth forum | Read More »

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