Tag Archives: Uttar Pradesh

Why are Farmers Protesting in India?

Loss of faith in government due to its perceived failure on multiple fronts regarding agrarian issues in the last 11 months has now boiled over.

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India’s Groundwater Drops to Critical Levels

Cities and villages in India will soon run out of potable water if current trends continue, warns senior water official

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The Right Gets it Right Ahead of Elections in India

There is a saying in Hindi: “Jab upparwala deta hai to chappar faad ke deta hai” (When god gives happiness, he gives in bountiful measure). In a democracy, people are god, and they have bestowed on the Bharatiya Janata Party a bouquet of electoral victories. It could not have got better — the party has won in all the four major states …

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The Anatomy of Radicalism

  When the Indian Mujahideen’s bomb-maker, Yasin Bhatkal, was caught in Pokhara (in western Nepal) last week (August 29), there was justifiable jubilation in India. Yasin spilled the beans on interrogation, revealing that Nepal’s scenic lakeside resort has become a hideout of choice where Indian extremists can lie low. But few know that Yasin was radicalized by what he erroneously believed …

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