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BSNL’s Revival: Tall Claims and Bitter Truths

Enable GingerCannot connect to Ginger Check your internet connectionor reload the browserDisable in this text fieldRephraseRephrase current sentenceEdit in Ginger×ON the one side, the government is making tall claims about the revival of BSNL. However, on the other side, this public sector telecommunications company is sinking deeper into the crisis than ever before. Tens of lakhs of customers are deserting BSNL every month and are migrating to Jio and Airtel.As per the data released by the TRAI, 22,20,654 customers have left BSNL in August, 2023.

Palestine and Football – Fans Vs Clubs

Enable GingerCannot connect to Ginger Check your internet connectionor reload the browserDisable in this text fieldRephraseRephrase current sentenceEdit in Ginger×THE flames from Israel’s war on Palestine are continuing their all round destruction. Now there is a real danger of their spreading further. The list of dead is growing every day and so is that of those who are injured. The purpose of this write-up is to highlight one aspect of this destruction that largely remains uncovered – the destruction of sports.

Israel’s War Crimes

ON the night of December 19, 2023, Israeli military forces surrounded the Al-Awda building in Gaza City’s Al-Remal neighbourhood. Four families were inside the building, including the Annan family, after whom the building is popularly known as the ‘Annan Building’. The Al-Remal area, along the Gaza coastline, was a middle-class area of apartment buildings. During the early days of the war, the Israelis cruelly bombed this residential area, turning this residential quarter into rubble.

Suspension of WFI body: Too Little Too Late

TWO pictures carried promptly by most of the national dailies and social media on December 22 last week attracted special attention of the people. One picture shows a heavily garlanded Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) former president Brij Bhushan Singh escorted by his incumbent president elect Sanjay Kumar Singh flaunting a victory sign. In the second picture Brij Bhushan's son was seen displaying a placard in front of his father's Ashoka Road MP bungalow as part of grand celebration of the results of the national body of WFI elections held on December 21.

India's Reichstag Fire Moment: Mass Suspension of Opposition Lawmakers Is a Step toward Decapitating the Essence of Democracy

NINETY years ago, a major fire engulfed the Reichstag building, the seat of the German parliament. Adolf Hitler, the four-week-old chancellor of Germany, used it as a ruse to clamp down on the opposition and forge ahead with his devious political project. In 2023 in India, the provocation was just a question that led to the mass suspension of opposition MPs in both the house of Indian parliament. The recently concluded winter session of parliament left several blots on our democracy and will go down in history for all the wrong reasons.

New Labour Codes Getting Ready for Enforcement

DURING the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, when the toiling masses across the country were fully engaged in the struggle for their lives and livelihoods, the Modi-led BJP government seized the moment to advance significant initiatives in Independent India, including the corporatization of agricultural land and labour system reforms. In a week, from September 20 to 27, 2020, including a weekend, the government swiftly passed three farm bills and four labour codes through both houses of parliament.

How Farmers May Shape Assembly Results

Enable GingerCannot connect to Ginger Check your internet connectionor reload the browserDisable in this text fieldRephraseRephrase current sentenceEdit in Ginger×Better foodgrain procurement policies may favour incumbents.SINCE Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh in the year 2000, both have followed a similar electoral trajectory with both the states being ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for a long period and voting it out in 2018 assembly elections.

A Tribute to the 101-Year Old Communist Leader N Sankaraiah

ON November 7, Communists worldwide commemorate the Socialist revolution led by Lenin. This year, on the same day, the renovated state committee office of the Tamil Nadu CPI(M) was inaugurated. Simultaneously, an event to unveil the statue of P Ramamurthy, a veteran Communist leader and freedom fighter, took place.During the valedictory event, P Ramamurthy’s daughter and renowned lawyer, Vaigai, concluding her speech, said, 'The very slogan Inquilab Zindabad terrorises this government.

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