WOMEN’S SAFETY

Women’s safety is the recent buzzword around the globe which demands the protection of women from victimisation. The question that arises here is : Why has the safety of women become a topic of concern in this modern civilised world? This presumes that there is something wrong with society’s treatment of women. The politics of […]

The Sunshine Of Independence

The Second World War came to an end in Europe in May 1945. In India, Lord Wavell had already succeeded Lord Linlithgow as the Viceroy of India in October 1943. He had earlier been the Commander-in-Chief here. His appointment gave rise to misgivings as to whether Britain would still keep India by dint of force. […]

STATE OF HEALTH CARE IN INDIA

“Health care is the cornerstone of the socialist state. It is the crown jewel of the welfare state”—quoted by Monica Crowley holds true in all aspects. A country’s actual wealth lies in its people. United Nations Development Programme annual report of 2018 states that the basic and fundamental aspect of governance is  “state of health […]

Set Your Own Goals And Work Hard To Achieve Them

Sustaining motivation over a long period of time can be extremely tough for even the best of people. How can you possibly stay motivated at a time when your to-do list runs into three pages or when you just got a rejection letter? Motivation is not exactly magic. Motivation does not come packed in a […]

INDIAN ECONOMY

India Peddles Its Economic Potential, ‘Vision 2024’ At WEF Davos Summit 2020 India showcased its immense economic potential and the vision for a $5 trillion economy by 2024 at the mega World Economic Forum (WEF) Summit at Davos at the Swiss ski resort of Davos (Switzerland) from January 21 to 24, 2020. Nearly 3,000 participants […]

INDIA

News, Views and Analysis Centre, Assam Government And Bodos Sign Historic Pact To End 50-Year-Long Movement Union Home Minister Mr. Amit Shah presides over the signing of historic Bodo agreement on January 27, 2020 in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal among others. In a path-breaking move, a tripartite agreement was inked between […]

Constitution of India

Fundamental Rights Right to Equality (Article 14) Article 14 declares that “the State shall not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India”. The phrase “equality before the law” occurs in almost all written constitutions that guarantee fundamental rights. Equality before the law […]

COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES & CONFERENCES

Raisina Dialogue 2020, New Delhi Over 700 international officials, of which 40% were women, participated in the Raisina Dialogue 2020 in New Delhi from January 14 to 16, 2020. The Dialogue which had the theme ‘21@20: Navigating the Alpha Century’ was inaugurated by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. Twelve Foreign Ministers, including those of Australia, […]

India And Germany Sign 17 MoUs, Five Joint Declarations Of Intent Exchanged

India and Germany inked 17 agreements and five joint declarations of intent in the fields including space, civil aviation, maritime technology, medicine and education during the 5th Indo-German Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) on November 1, 2019. The agreements were signed during the two-day visit of German Chancellor Ms. Angela Merkel who arrived in Delhi on October […]

ASEAN Lies At The Core Of India’s “Act East” Policy : PM Modi At ASEAN-India Summit

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi visited Bangkok, Thailand from November 2 to 4, 2019 to participate in the 16th Association of Southeast Asian Nations-India (ASEAN-India), 14th East Asia, and 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summits. In his opening remarks at the ASEAN-India Summit, the Prime Minister said that ASEAN “is and always will be […]