Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicIdentity

Topic: Identity

Gauhati High Court’s citizenship order is flawed because it ignores Indian reality

While putting onus on people to prove their citizenship, Indian courts have failed to establish some kind of standard for how one can discharge such a burden.

NRC to GST – How Modi & Amit Shah create Anxiety Raj and still win elections

Modi’s popularity ratings keep rising despite economic slowdown and undemocratic lockdowns. This is how he does it.

After Aadhaar, NRC, Amit Shah proposes a new agni parkisha for Indians

Every few years, someone in the Indian government has a bright idea about a new card that they say will solve all problems.

Mohan Bhagwat’s idea of India is not a thali of identities but a khichdi: Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor responds to criticism about his article on RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s speech.

An individual voter is insignificant in our democracy, but a caste vote bank is invaluable

Identity politics can’t be brought to an end through legislation or actions of the election commission, but by endowing the individual with a strong voice.

From now on, animal activists in India have no official ID cards

Board cites misuse of cards by individuals; activists claim AWBI is taking away the only document that could prove their animal welfare credentials.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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