Parliamentary democracy holds back India

Justice Markandey Katju   theprint.in has published Kumar Ketkar’s article ‘In Modi era intellectuals confess they are confused. My response is, one, almost all Indian ‘intellectuals,’ including professors in universities, mediapersons, writers, etc are pseudo-intellectuals who are puffed up with arrogance and bookish, sterile knowledge, which is no knowledge at all. No wonder they are confused. Two, there is no confusion […]

Trump warns illegal immigrants, vouches for merit-based US entry

indica Washington Bureau   Taking a tough line on illegal immigration, US President Donald Trump has reiterated there will be serious consequences for entering the country illegally. Stressing that the current immigration laws have become a “laughing stock” globally, he said people with merit like technology professionals from countries such as India must only enter […]

Top US Senators warn India on data localization policy

indica Washington Bureau    Two top American Senators John Cornyn and have warned that India’s data localization policy, which took off on October 15, will adversely affect American businesses in the country. “Data localization requirements, such as those contained in the draft data protection bill and draft national e-commerce policy framework, will have negative impacts […]