Home Divided: Reconciling the polemic between Hon. Modi and Amit Shah on Akhand Hindu Bharat’s Plurilingualism and Monolingualism: a letter to the President of India

Posted on 02/12/2022 LICENSE: CC BY 4.0 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.26113.12640 To The Honourable President, The Republic of India “I consider all our languages as national languages. They are equally our national heritage. Hindi is one among them which, by virtue of its countrywide usage, has been adopted as the State Language. It will be wrong toContinue reading “Home Divided: Reconciling the polemic between Hon. Modi and Amit Shah on Akhand Hindu Bharat’s Plurilingualism and Monolingualism: a letter to the President of India”

ENVIRONMENTALISM: THE ROLE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES (ECO-ECONOMICS OR GEO-SOCIOLOGY?)

Posted on 27/11/2022 Abstract The following papers, mainly written in Bangla, concentrate on the roles of social science and humanities in the domain of specialized environmental science. If the disasters caused by climate change are believed to be inevitable fact, as predicted by some of the scientists, what shall be done by the social “engineers”Continue reading “ENVIRONMENTALISM: THE ROLE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES (ECO-ECONOMICS OR GEO-SOCIOLOGY?)”

Requesting for the inclusion of the climate agenda in the Bharat Jodo Yatra: a letter to Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi

Posted on 20/11/2022 To Mr. Rahul Gandhi To Mrs. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sub: Requesting for the inclusion of the climate agenda in the Bharat Jodo Yatra Dear Rahul & Priyanka, We, the inhabitants of the planet earth, are encountering two major problems. We would like to point out those problems in the context of the #Bharat_Jodo_Yatra, withContinue reading “Requesting for the inclusion of the climate agenda in the Bharat Jodo Yatra: a letter to Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi”

Why are Godi Media reluctant to report on the biggest financial scam: DHFL?

Posted on 08/11/2022 I. What do we mean by “Godi Media”? Godi media (Hindi pronunciation: [ɡoːdiː]; lit. ’media sitting on lap’; idiomatic equivalent: ‘lapdog media’;) is a pejorative term coined and popularized by NDTV journalist Ravish Kumar, the face of fourth and fifth pillars of democracy in India at present, for the sensationalist and biased Indian print and TV news media, which supports the ruling NDA governmentContinue reading “Why are Godi Media reluctant to report on the biggest financial scam: DHFL?”

How Savage Capitalism works in India

Posted on 23/10/2022 A CASE STUDY OF THE DHFL SCAM ·      Competing capitalists: HDFC, Reliance Nippon vs Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) ·      Mr. Ajay Piramal⤡, relative of politically favoured tycoon Mr. Mukesh Ambani, has got the ownership of DHFL (?) by committing the contempt of court, viz., ignoring NCLT First order and NCLAT Second Order⤡. ·      Mr. Piramal’sContinue reading “How Savage Capitalism works in India”

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”

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”

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?”