Column of M. Y. Siddiqui

An exercise is afoot in the Ministry of Home Affairs in tandem with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to ban Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) following recommendations of…

With failed economic promises to misbegotten economic reforms, relentless communal polarization, the crushing of civil dissent and the destruction of citizen’s fundamental right to liberty, the…

India on completion of 74 years of the Independence from the British colonial rule on August 15, 1947 projects a very grim picture with all the public institutions corroded, hollowed out and…

Union Government in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is not keen to enact a law to prevent mob lynching and hate crimes in keeping with the judgment of July 17, 2018 by the Supreme Court of…

Union Ministry of Railways has planned investment of Rs.11.43 lakh crore in railways by 2024-25 in which Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), a regulator set up to develop unutilized, surplus…

Elderly abuse and ill-treatment have become far more frequent and unidentifiable during the corona virus induced pandemic than ever before notwithstanding the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents…

NDA Union Government has issued strict gag orders prohibiting pensioners, newly retired and older ones, from communicating in the media, writing books, participating in public discourses sharing…

Nalanda University, set up in 2010 in Bihar by the Government of India under an Act of Parliament in pursuit of a political dream envisioned by the former President APJ Abdul Kalam, former Prime…

Political leaders have been urged to conduct awareness campaigns to end crimes against women; block unauthorized virtual private network (VPN) and the “dark web”. All political leaders should…

Indian Railways (IR) continues to live far beyond its means veering round eventual sickness. Caught in a low incremental growth path trap, it continues to ignore ominous signs of ending up…