A lesson in Rohith Vemula’s death: India is shackled to caste

“My birth is my fatal accident”. Six words on a suicide note of a young Dalit student, 16 years into the new millennium has exposed the fault lines in the Indian socio-economic system, where even now, a modern-day version of...

by Nagpur Today | Published 6 years ago
By Nagpur Today On Thursday, January 21st, 2016

What led to markets losing all they gained since Modi became PM

The Indian markets have nosedived over a combination of internal and external factors. In fact, the markets seem to have lost all that they gained since May 16, 2014, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA to a comfortable victory in...

By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Debt hit farmer’s invite for his last rites followed by suicide puts Maha Govt to shame!

When a 40-year-old debt-ridden farmer in Jalna district of Marathwada region kept 'inviting' people in his village for his 'last rites', little did they know that he wasn't joking. However his death has put Maharashtra government claim of farmer's upliftment...

By Nagpur Today On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Rohith’s death is another reminder that the BJP must stop meddling with varsities, student politics

Ever since it came to power, the BJP has been desperate to saffronise universities and academic institutions and prop up its students' wing in campus politics through subterfuge and political muscle. The ignominy of finding Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya among...

By Nagpur Today On Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Never mind Modi: India’s equity markets have gone back to the days of Manmohan Singh

When India’s prime minister Narendra Modi took power in May 2014, equity markets cheered and investors were ecstatic. The Sensex, India’s benchmark equity index, touched a record high of 25,000 points on May 16, 2014, the day the general election results...

By Nagpur Today On Thursday, January 14th, 2016

IS Pakistan’s ‘action’ to shield Prime Minister Narendra Modi from opposition?

Pathankot: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi watching a presentation on counter-terrorist and combing operation by the Defence Forces, at Pathankot Airbase on Saturday. National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh and Air Chief Marshal...

By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Odd-Even success shuts many mouths in media, politics!

Expect the unexpected in 2016. What many turned down as the fluke and superficial law, turned out as a big booster for Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi. A famous media person known for his laud mouthed debates confidently argued the feasibility...

By Nagpur Today On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Is Modi government sending confusing signals about Pakistan?

The Pathankot terror attack has exposed many chinks in India’s armour in combating and responding to terror. At the same time, initial reports pointing a finger of suspicion at Pakistan have disproved the fallacious impression that the Pakistan army is...

By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Free Basics : Gateway to internet or Gatekeeper of Internet?

‘Free’ and ‘altruism’ are words that generally have a positive ring to them. But it’s clear that social media behemoth Facebook’s Free Basics programme, which it pitches as an altruistic endeavour to provide the have-nots a bridge to the Internet...

By Nagpur Today On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Pathankot Attack : Yet another security glitch!

Nagpur Today picks up this interesting piece penned by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah. Omar has chosen to write this piece for NDTV where the article appeared with a disclaimer. We too follow...