Dr Devendra Kumar

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is Director, Research and Development Initiative.

POLITICS

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Demonetisation will re-establish the credibility of Indian State

The move shows the establishment’s implicit trust in the country’s common man that he will bear the short term pain for long term benefits.

POLITICS

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Freedom of expression shouldn’t undermine national security

Those who think the NDTV ban is a 'gag order' on the media forget that security issues are beyond any discussion.

POLITICS

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Success of BRICS shows growing international clout of India

Led by the inspiring leadership of PM Narendra Modi, our diplomacy has acquired a new sheen.

POLITICS

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Congress has no moral authority to question Modi on Pakistan crisis

The party forgets how entire political class rallied behind their governments in event of such grave threats.

POLITICS

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Modi government taking serious initiative for welfare of Dalits

Most political parties have engaged in politics of symbolism and used the community as vote bank.

POLITICS

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Abandoning Hinduism won't help Dalits

Religious conversion is surely not the panacea to caste ills.

POLITICS

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Congress a bunch of snakes, vendetta in its DNA

Government machinery has been used to attack political opponents and reluctant allies at will.

POLITICS

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Headley's revelation on Ishrat Jahan exposes 'seculars'

Their meaningless opposition is entirely focused on defaming Modi by abusing the much maligned tenet in the Constitution.

POLITICS

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Fasal Bima Yojana is Modi's trump card to solve India's agrarian crisis

The government is aiming to raise the cover under the scheme to 50 per cent of the farming households.