THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE DHFL SCAM

Posted on 15/10/2022 Updated on 24/10/2022 INTRODUCTION The Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. (henceforth DHFL) is a deposit-taking Housing Finance NBFC regulated by the National Housing Bank (NHB) headquartered in Mumbai with branches in major cities across India. DHFL was established (11 April 1984) to enable access to economical housing finance to the lower and middle income groups in semi-urban andContinue reading “THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE DHFL SCAM”

Playing with the Same Card

License: CC BY 4.0 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.33802.34247 The video-collage is a scathing audiovisual critique of the existing political parties in India. It highlights the fact that all the national parties in India behave in the same manner when it comes to religion. For garnering votes (in other words, for enriching the vote-bank), the religious or communal cardContinue reading “Playing with the Same Card”

An RTI to the Department of Legal Affairs regarding the disputed ownership status of the DHFL

Posted on 20/09/22 Updated on 19/11/22 We have filed another RTI Application, addressing it to the Department of Legal Affairs, Government of India, by asking the following two questions: 1. Are there any legal cases related to the Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) that are still under adjudication or sub judice or are pending?2.Continue reading “An RTI to the Department of Legal Affairs regarding the disputed ownership status of the DHFL”

VIOLENCE AND POLITICS: A DIALOGUE WITH SUJATA BHADRA

Posted on 10/09/2022 A dialogue between Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay and Sujata Bhadra on the questions of NOTA, Right to Recall, political violence, proportional representation, partyless democracy and several other issues within the Indian political area. This discussion in Bangla, as part of the Sunday Indian Show, Kolkata TV in 2009, mainly emphasizes on the doctrines ofContinue reading “VIOLENCE AND POLITICS: A DIALOGUE WITH SUJATA BHADRA”

Plutocracy Much? Tracing the contemporary crony capitalist regime in India: A CASE-STUDY OF THE DHFL SCAM

Akhar Bandyopadhyay Posted on 06/09/2022 i.                   Where does India stand today: the broader perspective The year’s 2022. The world as it stands today faces a plethora of conflicts, feuds and other such similar dissociating, disintegrating processes. On the one hand, the Russian aggression on Ukraine coupled with NATO’s determinedly neo-imperialistic role is taking its full tollContinue reading “Plutocracy Much? Tracing the contemporary crony capitalist regime in India: A CASE-STUDY OF THE DHFL SCAM”

Cartoons on Contemporary India

Posted on 06/09/2022 Updated on 13/11/2022 Here are some satirical cartoons/digital arts on present-day Indian politics— constituting the art of resistance led by certain Indian cartoonists engaging in critical criticism of the plutocratic establishment!

Do you have faith in the Contemporary Indian Judiciary?

Posted on 02/09/2022 Dedicated To   Late Justice Brijgopal Harkishan Loya (1966-2014) “Loya’s family, who questioned the circumstances surrounding his death and said that the judge had been offered Rs 100 crore ⤡ to give an order favourable to the prime accused, BJP president Amit Shah. The judge passed away on December 1, 2014 after a heart attack while in Nagpur toContinue reading “Do you have faith in the Contemporary Indian Judiciary?”

Requesting for filing a defamation case against the anti-national newspapers regarding the nexus between the underworld and the BJP

Posted on 29th August, 2022 To The Honourable Sarsanghchalak, The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) To The Honourable President, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sub: Requesting for filing a defamation case against the anti-national newspapers regarding the nexus between the underworld and the BJP Respected Dr. Bhagwat and Mr. Nadda,  In connection with our RTI on the question ofContinue reading Requesting for filing a defamation case against the anti-national newspapers regarding the nexus between the underworld and the BJP

THE GRAND FUNERAL FEAST OF THE “HINDUS”: URGING FOR THE UNIFORM CIVIL CODES

Posted on 17th August, 2022 License: CC BY 4.0 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.18943.69286 Abstract This paper-letter, rather a mock-letter to the President of India, aims to sarcastically subvert the ideological standpoint of the militant Hindutva mindset regarding the post-death rituals cum grand feast of the Hindus. The authors of this paper-letter have deployed deconstructive methodology and Brechtian theatricalContinue reading “THE GRAND FUNERAL FEAST OF THE “HINDUS”: URGING FOR THE UNIFORM CIVIL CODES”