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The solution to this is to separate the Bengali speaking Barak valley (area around Silchar) from Assam into a separate state and then exclude CAB from the residual Assam as well, like the rest of NE states. Silchar was separated from then East Pakistan and appended to Assam in 1947, even though Assam's 1st chief minister in 1947, Gopinath Borodoloi was opposed to that. Once Silchar is removed from Assam, the Assamese fear of bengali domination should go away.
I welcome that BJP is going amok. Those frenzied patrons of BJP, mostly swayed by Hindutwa, cow, Pakistan, patriotism, 370, unmindful of the tragic future that would unfold when fanatic and fascist rulers are encouraged, may yet not have realised their mistake. Let it bite them what really hurts: worsening economy fast falling to abyss, severe, unprecedented unemployment in 4 decades, irresponsible leaders masking in religious fervour exploiting the gullible voters by inviting divisive fervours. Let them learn the hard way! In which way BJP can claim lesser corrupt than any other party when it encourages corrupt people to join it and are rewarded ? What could not be achieved in 50/70 years Mr.Modi promised to achieve in 5 years: yes, he is on course- in demolishing democratic institutions, encouraging and supporting the corrupt, politically unethical moves like recent Maharashtra fiasco, Goa, etc.. They appear to not bother about severe unemployment in last 6 years, as their agenda is different (Hindutwa) and strongly concentrating on it as if the people's mandate is for that and not for growth and prosperity!
all countries should have refugee policies. lets see how many muslim refugees from pak and afghan the rich arabian nations take - uae, sa, etc
its not idea of power its idea of objectification.
She is right as far as holding many roles or to say wearing Many hats!
On the other hand she has to give credit to Gopichand for Sania n PV.
As for Doubles, yes Gopichand is probably not that tactile at it nor anyone that has stepped to be.
So yes, we need more coaches at All levels and scattered throughout the country. Academies are not all n but of success but Of course they are needed.
As for her opening her academy for Multisport.....this will turn into recreation and social club.
( Cricket n Badminton are ok).
This article started with the line mentioning "ruling party". We have been a democracy for more than 70 years, and yet not just this article but across media, we hear this term over and over again.
I think we should consciously change the term to 'governing party' no matter who forms majority government, you know, since we have democratically elected 'governments', not autocracy anymore.
This points to a psychological barrier we as a nation have yet to cross. We need to get out of the 'ruler-subject' mentality. There are no rulers or saviours in a democracy; only citizens who elect a majority government by choice, not imposition. This election is based on faith that the elected government will work towards benefiting the citizens and protecting their best interests.
Thus it is literally the job of every government to act in the best interest of the citizens and the country as a whole, not 'rule' it.
There was a time when News meant unbiased reporting of facts and occurrences for the general information of citizens. However 'opinion pieces' rule the print, digital and TV media today, and in their quest to garner more and more eyeballs and profits, they are all busy promoting regressive mentality and creating biased psychological barriers.
Historically, India had poor experience of disloyalty from Muslims, it offered refuge. Mir zafar (refugee from Iran), Agha Khan(refugee from Iran) , Khan Jalauddin Khan ( Leader of Hazaras, refugee from Afghanistan) worked to the detriment of Indian polity. Syed Ali Shah Gilani, the separatist leader in J&K is also progeny of refugees from Gilan,Iran.
Histrory repeats for those, who refuse to learn from it.
Tamils from SL are either christian or Hindu. Ahemedias should have been included as they are being persecuted.
That's very true but that's how finite minded leaders prove their win with finite metrics and finite figures! The question is how a leader with infinite vision can prove his "win"? Because even Steve Job was also asked to leave the organization in this game of "finite" vs "infinite" mindset!
The bill in question as the other policy decisions of the Modi govt. fall flat the objectives for want of coherence. They are bound to boomerang like others.
This is simply aswome... Awaiting for season 3. Please don't take much time release it ASAP
Our government is a failed system also their activities are against public.
So extra activities takes place in society.
What needs to be done apart from having fasttrack courts is that, special investigation teams dedicated solely for rape cases has to be set up. It should comprise of atleast one female agent so that the rape victims might feel comfortable to open up.
All the agents of the special team need to be trained on sensitively handling the victims and efficiently closing the case.
Well written, giving a relegious criteria is major drawback of the CAB and overall it would do more harm than good to the people of India and in principle is violation of our Constitution.
This article is pure junk. The writer comes across a shallow snob. I sometimes wonder if Scroll is compromising quality to satisfy its sibling, quantity.
I have known Vijay Kelkar for a long time. He and Shah make a compelling case for criticism and dissension in a democracy. A government that tries to squash the voice of the people will ultimately be a weaker government. In my recent book India: Still A Shackled Giant I find that India scores very poorly in governance. Voice and Accountability is “C” rated and is in danger of sliding to a “D” grade.
It seems that the report lacks appriciation of depth of the Kashmiri problem. It's long standing irritant problem which was major threat to national integration. Few months are further required to bring normalcy in the Kashmiri people to accept the change in the interests of this country. If communications are disrupted for few months nothing will happen. There's no life threatening situation for the law abiding citizens.
The media should also shoulder some responsibility for the integration of the Kashmir with rest of India. It's not in the interest of this country to project the Central government and its agencies in bad light. You media people exercise some restraints in the Kashmiri matter. If you people are serious make some positive suggestions for the authorities to bring early normalcy. Pl don't be played by the foreign hands and be patriotic.
PC is still most powerful politician in the Congress after the Gandhis. While the SC might have given a gag order, there has been a press conference already held today by PC and congress. End of the day its a white collar crime and in India we have very poor track record of closing such cases. Most often it is all an eyewash. Nothing ever happened on the 2G cases or the CWG scams. All the accused politicians are walking free, getting re-electing and carrying on with their lives. It is time we wake up as a society. Every high profile case is in the end just an election slogan. UPA won post the Gujarat riots, NDA won post the 2G/CWG/Coal scams. Rafael didn't catch enough traction else who knows what could have happened.
I think the author himself/herself has either not been a runner or is hell bent on proving its point that only when running is done for the sake of running without being quantified or used for self-promotion can it be truly enjoyed.
But if you look at human nature we are by nature competitive and running is nonetheless a demanding sports which calls for a lot of investment of time, energy and discipline (perhaps that's why people mention it on their CVs). Only 1% of the total population would have run a marathon and yes it is something that you should feel great about. Like reading exercise/running too is minority sport.How many people you know run?
Yes at times obsession with Target/Goals can act as stressors but that is true for everything in life,be it your job, hobby, relationship,etc.
It seems just, that the early industrialised and developed economies have a greater role and responsibility in funding and focusing the needed plan of action, more so, with respect to the developing countries, to reach the targets set by the Paris Agreement.First of all, Sivan Kartha should be appreciated for the equity analysis made and for evolving metrics for the share to be borne by the developed nations.It appears unfair for a country like the US to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.India has shown a commendable commitment to the cause, being recognised as the only nation among G-20,anywhere close to 1.5 degree C target.It is obvious, that millions all over the globe are affected by a climate crisis they did not cause.It is very apt and just to understand that, this is a global crisis and hence calls for global participation and world can not afford to exclude any nation from a meaningful participation for any reason whatsoever.All in all, the movement to contain the crisis needs to gather greater momentum .The onus of transferring a heathy and a habitable planet inherited by us, preferably bettered but not battered, to the successive generations rests equally with all of us ! ! !
Other states after putting thick blanket, are sleeping and snoring comfortable. It is the duty of the states to develop infrastructure for the sportsperson of the state.
What happened to origionsl idea of flodd control ? Has study been done to assess the damage by floods ? Rehahabitation first and then dam should be the focud
Why is it that mainstream media is complicit with governments by their silence on such atrocities ?
A gang-rape by a few criminally minded men gets media attention for days on end and is even discussed in Parliament ; why is it that state atrocities which should deserve more media attention is completely ignored ?
No amount of outraging by a few online media sites is enough to compensate for the total silence by mainstream media.
Even activists and NGOs are now afraid to speak out against governments.
God help India and Indians.
You guys have posted the wrong trailer for Leś Miserables.
Can you please provide the link to the data provided in the graph?
Islam has never stoped women from entering masjid, it only shows the prefered place i.e. it's more rewarding for women to pray at home and for men at masjid.
A good study carried out ! It is observed that the gestures, content ,style,spirit, intensity, pitch,mood....., of the voice and the language may be some suggestive features of mental health.In the case of depression,many times the mood is dull and dim and melancholic too.Usually the utterances are protracted, some times slurred or broken, conveying feelings of despair and disheartenment. Feelings of pessimism, isolation too are felt in the content and style.Greater usage of first person singular pronouns is perhaps more common with introverts who do not give a vent to their minds and share feelings with others so easily and are engrossed in their own world.It is indeed sad to note such a whopping increase in the global incidence of this problem as mentioned.Similarly, I feel the metrics like gestures and the language especially, the style ( unduly repetitive,extent and periodicity of agressiveness or submissiveness, ....)may throw ample light on mental health problems such as OCD, bipolar disorder too.Counselling by near and dear along with an identification and knowledge of factors that contribute to or aggravate the symptoms play a crucial in the management of the problem apart from conventional methods of treatment involving clinical psychologists and psychiatrists.Studies reveal that AI, machine learning are going to provide newer insights and impetus for an overall improvement in the management of the problem.
Bajaj views represent silent majority even Yeswant Sinha publicly told no industrialist have guts to critise Modiji government long time ago.
It's all due to delay by police department . This department should be treated strictly .
The falling tax revenues will lead to greater market borrowings by the central and state governments. This is likely to crowd out the liquidity available for the private sector. As a result, the growth of the economy will suffer further.
Alternately, the government can print more rupees. This will depreciate the rupee further.
Conclusion: The period of economic misery is here to stay for at least a few years. Tighten your belts people.
So these are the ones who are awarded Charles Wallace Translation Fellowships. Shudder to think of the translations he submitted.
That's how it goes. You don't have to even figure out the rudimentary meaning of the text. Let alone the nuances and varied interpretations.
Wonder whether the writer has read all the listed poems at least once! He attributes "Cherukatha Innale,Innu" and "Vivechanam" as Akkitham's writings. Indeed they are celebrated works of Prof. M.Achutan.
Apparently it has been hashed up without reading Akkitham and culling out information from the Net.
Shall I take this article as an indicator of the reliability coefficient of Scroll in matters relating to politics and international affairs as well?
Namaste all, yes agree that no one should reveal the victims name just like in nirbhaya case,
Secondly every one suggesting to dial 100/compelling it's possible only if the victim in procession of a communication device it's ok...but it's not possible for everyone even without mobile phone also Police has to act on behalf of citizens for safety,security,protection by making Police men visible at vulnarable places.tnq..ffi
The recent debacle has made the women journalists to come down from their high platform and write with some sense now.
Even the Firstpost author's article today on Suhel seth is having a cautionary tone.
If all the articles during the #metoo movement last year were like this, I am sure at least I would have been a strong supporter.
But, they threw all the caution away in their articles and were ready to believe every accusation and toast the accused. Even Varun Grover episode did not make the feminists stop and analyze. Anybody cautioned about this "witch hunt" was considered as an "enabler". That made me stay away. Let us see how this move ahead now.
When the problems facing humanity needs cooperation amongst peoples and nations, we are getting more tribalistic. I really despair. I was reading recently about some research indicating we are close to the tipping point. But my personal feeling is that we are past the point.
The way government is giving away freebies and subsidies do not think economic activity is going to rise,the government is indirectly asking people to stay at home and enjoy the benefits
They should actually make it possible for Indians to purchase land homes and apartments without ever having to physically visit J&K . That what multiculturalism and equal rights for all Indians are . Irrespective of religion a seller is a seller and a buyer a buyer. And I am not even going the way tens of thousands of Kashmiri pundits were made to sell their lands before being ejected during the previous inept regime .
Judiciary indeed act under the veil of secrecy when it comes to administration. When its is administration commoners do not step into it .. commoners can claim on the administration of justice, But for that judiciary is always open. One can always avail certified copies of any verdict and challange the same in the higher courts when it affects them.. what is the aim to allow involvement of commoner in administration. Administration must have its secercy.. otherwise the discretion would be challenged and imparting justice would be held up on media trial, RTI pressure, Govt. Involvement.