Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicLokpal Bill

Topic: Lokpal Bill

House of hubris

The Congress' arrogance and mismanagement has broken Indian politics and, even worse, shows no signs of improvement.

Holier than cow

Members of Team Anna are, individually, decent, well-meaning people. But the basic premise on which their politics is built on carries the trigger for self-destruction.

We, the thieving people

If the idea of Jan Lokpal bill is to take away discretion, and strike terror in the hearts of bad guys, it does that very effectively. Except, many innocent Indians will likely live in that fear too.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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