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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......

'Polarisation shows Gujarat has had a terrible experience'

In a note to his students titled ‘In a Background of Elections – The Development Debate’, Dr Frazer Mascarenhas, principal of Mumbai’s St Xavier’s College, one of the......

'The idea of Modi in power fills us with dread'

Around 75 professors and other academics of Indian origin working at some of Britain's prestigious institutions such as Cambridge and Oxford university and London School of Economics on......

Is Narendra Modi a fascist?

'The speeches of Modi in Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Baghpat and the border areas of Bihar, overplaying the themes of terrorism, izzat of mothers and sisters, are to be read carefully to understand......

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......

'Celebrate the spirit of resistance'

If you feel that the year 2012 is coming to a close on a depressing note focusing on an unusual New Year celebration in Kundankulam in Tamil Nadu might offer a glimmer of hope. There are indeed......

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......

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......

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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
Hollow Politics of the Indian Elite

Last year, many hospitals and health centres across India ran out of tuberculosis drugs, terminating patients treatment and creating deadly,... ...

http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/cursor/entry/hollow-politics-of-the-indian-elite
How Jigyasa is fast tracking the country's development by helping politicians do their job

While she was still in school in the US, Rwitwika Bhattacharya worked for an American senator from her constituency Katharine Harris. This... ...

http://social.yourstory.com/2014/04/jigyasa/
Was it unethical for the St Xavier's College principal Frazer Mascarenhas' to criticise Narendra Modi, ahead of the Mumbai polls?

Even as Mumbai gears up for the Lok Sabha elections, the principal of one of city's premier institute St Xavier's College has raised a furore over... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-was-it-unethical-for-the-st-xavier-s-college-principal-frazer-mascarenhas-to-criticise-narendra-modi-ahead-of-the-mumbai-polls-1981257
Obama to seek fresh start with Malaysia in overdue visit

Kuala Lumpur : Barack Obama will this weekend become the first US president to visit Malaysia for nearly 50 years, seeking to put decades of uneasy... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140423/world-asia/article/obama-seek-fresh-start-malaysia-overdue-visit
'Polarisation shows Gujarat has had a terrible experience'

In a note to his students titled ‘In a Background of Elections – The Development Debate’, Dr Frazer Mascarenhas, principal of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/ls-election-must-read-what-st-xaviers-principal-wrote-on-gujarat-model/20140423.htm

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