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A street-fighter's democracy

Magsaysay awardee Aruna Roy tells Sreelatha Menon that she is ready to chase a new dream, a School for Democracy.At 63, she is the same age as Sonia Gandhi, but while the Congress President is......

Shadow of elections falls on nuclear deal

Democracy, one learns in school, is government of the people, by the people, for the people. Which gave birth to the old chestnut regarding Indian democracy: off the people, buy the people, far......

Modi, a modernist whose motivation is very Indian

For a vision to manifest in action one should know the path. Modi knows the path. That is why he repeatedly exhorted that he wanted the support of every political party, the industrialists, the......

'Modi wants to be Patel, but might end up as Indira'

'It is obvious within these two months that in many ways Narendra Modi has a great degree of resemblance with Indira Gandhi.' 'The same style of management of power. The same kind of attempt to......

Making sense of India's response to the Gaza crisis

'Earlier India as part of the Third World fought for the rights of the Palestinians. But oddly the defeat of the Congress and the decline of the Nehruvian imagination has altered such perceptions.......

Brave new world: Modi's 100 days,10 top moves

Modi government has taken some interesting policy decisions in the 100 days since the time he met President Pranab Mukherjee to present his claim as Prime Minister of the world's largest democracy,......

Economic revival: India Inc's agenda for the Modi govt

Hailing Narendra Modi’s victory, India Inc hopes the incoming government would boost economic growth and create jobs. Here’s what corporate heads expect from the Modi government:......

India's national jobs hunt

Job scenario in India is bleak due to various political and social reasons. Every year 12 million young Indians will arrive in the job market. I am constantly surprised at how often in......

India is one of the 5 fragile economies: US official

Identifying India as one of the five fragile economies of the world, a senior US official has predicted an uncertain outlook for its future in view of the next year's general elections. "The big......

Raghuram Rajan: 'We Indians treat our economy and cricketers alike'

'We are by no means anywhere nearing having external financing difficulties or internal financing difficulties. The government’s credit is solid, there is absolutely no difficulty for the......

Gulaab Gang is a thought-provoking, masala movie

Hindi cinema seems readier than society to focus on women. It is not just rape one is talking about, though an act of rape and its consequent injustice unfolds in most narratives. Suddenly women......

Cheteshwar Pujara flies down from Abu Dhabi to cast his vote

India's star cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara specially flew down from Abu Dhabi, where was part of the Kings XI Punjab team in the ongoing Indian Premier League, to cast his vote in Rajkot......

Bahrain stages Formula One race amid protests

Protesters blocked several roads and police fired teargas at a school in Bahrain on Sunday, activists said, as the Gulf state staged a Formula One race promoted by the government as pure sport but......

Federer plays big brother to village kids at charity event

"Big brother Roger," as the village schoolteachers call him, smiles at the small children and asks them to guess which sport he plays. Most of the bright-eyed three-year-olds have no idea who their......

  People speak for school for democracy

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radhika ahuja
Q. is the word VOTE BANK used only in Indian elections ?? why so ??
Radhika Ahuja:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-the-word-vote-bank-used-only-in-indian-elections--why-so-/27315654/answers/

azam khan
Q. But the future is not so clear. Violence, narcotic addictions, divorce, alcoholism, loneliness...all these are but tangible measures of a poverty in education. Surely schools, as the institutions monopolizing the daytimes of childhood, can be called to account for this. In a democracy the final judges cannot be experts, but only the people.?
Azam Khan:  A. I have to answer this myself as no one can do it properly. ', Indians - Those who wash their *** with hands. Ha ha Thats what we are And the high...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/but-the-future-is-not-so-clear.-violence-narcotic-addictions/26733733/answers/27315661

manoj thakur
Q. My question "What democracy is this. School teachers lose their job for slapping or punishing students which they have done for maintaining discipline and those harboring terrorists and their weapons are pardoned" was removed by the moderator and 50 points deducted. I don't care about the points what I care is that I have a strong feeling that the moderator too is a supporter of terrorists.
Manoj Thakur:  A. What about spreading ignorance, darkness, blindness, etc.? Probably institutions is not providing conductive environment for these. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/my-question-what-democracy-is-this.-school-teachers-lose-the/25319088/answers/26733743

Kanai  Chakraberti
Q. Rights for calling BUNDHS, STRIKES, GHERAOS, PROCESSIONS, PUBLIC MEETINGS, RALLIES etc. are all idiotic altogether and are sure to cause inconveniences to the general public.Parties, trade-unions, schools/colleges etc. and hooliganisms inside the PARLIAMENT too M U S T not be allowed to resort to such practices, strictly under the CONSTITUTIONAL prohibitions.
Kanai Chakraberti:  A. This is too much now a days ,but at the same time the teachers also should control during punishment more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/rights-for-calling-bundhs-strikes-gheraos-processions-public/21263442/answers/25319170

  Web results for School For Democracy
The many faces ofTahir-ul-Qadri

In the mid-90s, I got a chance to meet the then Pakistan Interior Minister, Naseerullah Khan Babar, in Peshawar where he had hosted a reunion for... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/aditi-phadnis-the-many-faces-of-tahir-ul-qadri-114082900974_1.html
The common wealth

In his Independence Day speech, the new prime minister talked about financial inclusion. This was not new. We have been hearing about financial... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/shubhashis-gangopadhyay-the-common-wealth-114082900971_1.html
Economic Forces Are Mightier Than the Sword

There is no question that the world is in turmoil. Every day we are bombarded with depressing news that ranges from disturbing to shocking. This... ...

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Saso Jovanovski Joins iVote as Chief Executive Officer

PR.com 2014-08-29 Skopje, Macedonia, August 29, 2014 --( PR.com )-- iVote (http://ivote.mk) announced that Mr. Saso Jovanovski joined company's... ...

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All you want to know about the paper

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to conduct the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) for the September 2014 session.... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/ctet-september-2014-details-about-the-paper/1/379699.html

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