Indian farmers unhappy with Trump’s India tour, call India-US trade deal ‘anti-farmer’, threaten to hold protest

Manish Chandra Mishra-   Indian farmers are fearing a trade deal between India and US that may ruined the market for local producers. According to various Indian farmers association, US-China trade war and increasing agricultural output & decreasing exports of US have been posing a huge danger to the economy of US. Evidently, the agricultural […]

Omar Abdullah’s detention

Justice Markandey Katju-   Omar Abdullah, former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), has been in detention since August, 5, 2019, under the J&K Public Safety Act. I submit that every moment of his detention, as well as the detention of other Kashmiri leaders, has been a gross violation of the right to liberty […]

A dying man clutches at a straw

Justice Markandey Katju –   The exit polls predict a massive victory for AAP in the Delhi Assembly elections (the result will of course be declared on 11th February). Although I had thought the BJP would win in view of the religious polarization in Indian society, it seems I was wrong. But what could be […]

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft full of software bugs: NASA

IANS- A NASA probe into Boeing’s commercial space capsule called Starliner, that failed to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) in December, has revealed numerous software bugs that should have been found in internal testing and not during an unmanned space flight. Investigators found “fundamental” problems with the company’s software that could have led […]

A safe inclusive Budget in current economic situation

Sunjay Kapur-   Overall the Budget 2020 has tried to factor in the current economic situation and consumer sentiment. It has taken into cognizance the aspirations of the youth and women, both of whom play significant roles in the economic matrix. Rural and agricultural context, education, healthcare, women, and children feature predominantly; with allocations for […]