Verma was arrested in the middle of the night merely at the behest of a state government. It is an alarming sign.
The tragedy with Banaras Hindu University is the decades-long ideological stagnation of the socio-political atmosphere outside it.
The government plans to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti with much fanfare. But what is missing is an effort to bring people closer to his ideas and his works.
The decision by various TV channels to broadcast live an ongoing anti-terror operation on the last day of UP polling raises many questions about the intent of their coverage.
The vicious cycle of corporate investments in the Indian media plays a major part in stifling the press.
Every election is important in a democracy but the Bihar assembly elections will not only shape the future power structure of the state but also decide, and possibly alter, the course of the country’s polity
संसदीय लोकतंत्र में हर चुनाव महत्वपूर्ण होता है, लेकिन बिहार के दोनों गठबंधनों के लिए इस चुनाव के खास मायने हैं। इससे सिर्फ बिहार की भावी सत्ता का स्वरूप ही नहीं तय होगा, इसके नतीजे देश के भावी राजनीतिक समीकरण का चेहरा-मोहरा भी तय करेंगे।