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5 Biggest political scams that shocked the Nation
Analysis, India

5 Biggest political scams that shocked the Nation

Scam is any fraudulent scheme performed by a dishonest individual, group or company in an attempt to obtain loads of money or something else of great value. According to a study by Transparency International (a Berlin-based NGO working against corruption), India ranks 81 out of 180 countries in global corruption perception index and is the 'Most Corrupt Countries' in Asia-Pacific Region. Hence it is not uncommon for the people of India to hear about one or the other corruption cases on a regular basis.Corruption has become an unavoidable part of Indian Politics and every now and then one or the other politician re-affirms this fact. Let's have a look at the 5 biggest political scams that shocked the Nation. Vote now - Rajasthan Opinion Poll 2018: Who Will Win 2018 Rajasthan Elections?
What was Ambedkar’s ideas on Caste system in Hinduism?
Analysis

What was Ambedkar’s ideas on Caste system in Hinduism?

The role played by Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar has left its imprint on the social tapestry of the country after independence and shaped the political and civic contours of India today. It would have been a different India without him, probably a much more inequitable and unjust one. He had the highest academic credentials for an Indian of his time. He is the bearer of the modern idiom, the language of the social sciences. He rose to the deeply regarded and most widely acknowledged leader of the untouchables and beyond death, his stature has grown larger over the years. We will see why he advocates for the annihilation of caste. Let's try to know what was Ambedkar's ideas on Caste system in Hinduism? "Caste is not a division of labour, it is a division of labourers." Civilized society undoubte...
What is the outcry over the SC/ST Act all about?
India

What is the outcry over the SC/ST Act all about?

"You cannot build anything on the foundation of caste. You cannot build up a nation.You cannot build up morality" - Dr .B.R.Ambedkar. The violent Dalits protest against the Supreme Court ruling introducing safeguards against misuse of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act,1989, has claimed nine lives and dozens have been injured till now. The Dalit organizations are furious by the Supreme Court's decision and both the Centre and the State were caught off guard by the massive amount of protest which this new judgement has faced.There was a day-long nationwide shutdown on 2nd April.What was the previous SC/ST Act and what are the new safeguards introduced in it? Read more: How Is India Changing Under Modi Government? What is the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Pre
2019 Election Opinion Poll : Who will win Lok Sabha Elections 2019?
Lok Sabha, Polls

2019 Election Opinion Poll : Who will win Lok Sabha Elections 2019?

As we all know, the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 is around the corner. The voters are gearing up to see who wins the battle between Congress and BJP. Will it be a coalition or a majority government? The drifting apart of TDP from the Non-Democratic Alliance(NDA) leaves BJP with no support in South India. South India is a place, where regional politics is more strongly visibly compared to the other states. Participate in 2019 election opinion poll and let us know who will win Lok Sabha Elections 2019. (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0], r = Math.floor(new Date().getTime() / 1000000); if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;} js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.async=1; js.src = "https://www.opinionstage.com/assets/loader.js?" + r; fjs...
Karnataka election poll: Rate Karnataka government performance out of 10
Karnataka, Polls

Karnataka election poll: Rate Karnataka government performance out of 10

Participate in Karnataka election poll and tell us how much will you rate Karnataka government performance out of 10 in Karnataka and also give in your views in the comment section. (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0], r = Math.floor(new Date().getTime() / 1000000); if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;} js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.async=1; js.src = "https://www.opinionstage.com/assets/loader.js?" + r; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'os-widget-jssdk')); Karnataka has time and again been a closely knit competition between Congress, BJP and JD(S). In the previous elections, Congress emerged victorious by winning 122 of the 223 seats they contested for with 43% increase in the winning rat...
Future prospects of India-Canada’s International Relations
Analysis, International relations

Future prospects of India-Canada’s International Relations

Canada is home to 1.2 million people of Indian origin which comprises of more than 3.7% of the total Canadian population. They are one of the largest immigrant group in Canada and are involved in mainstream politics, commerce, etc. There are about 1.2 lack students who travel every year to Canada for higher education. Let's understand in detail what could be the future prospects of India-Canada's International relations. A brief into Indo-Canada international relations- Indo - Canadian relations are long-standing relations that have historical links with the British Commonwealth. According to the government, "India Canada share a strategic relationship underlined by values of democracy and pluralism. These have expanded significantly aided by the heightened economic engagement, r
AAP Government performance review: How much will you rate Kejriwal Government in Delhi?
Analysis, Polls

AAP Government performance review: How much will you rate Kejriwal Government in Delhi?

Ever since Aam Aadmi Party's introduction, the party has been the center of many controversies. Participate in AAP Government performance review poll and tell us how much will you rate Kejriwal government out of 10 in Delhi and also give in your views in the comment section. Arvind Kejriwal formed the Aam Aadmi Party in 2012, and in 2013 AAP won the Delhi Legislative Assembly Elections 2013. He took an oath as the Chief Minister on 28th December 2013 and after a 49 days government, he resigned on 14th February 2014, due to the inability of his minority government to pass his anti-corruption legislation due to the lack from support from the majority of political parties. Read more: How Has The Kejriwal Led Government Performed Till Now? The elections to fill in the Chief Minist
69th Republic day celebrations with gusto
India

69th Republic day celebrations with gusto

India is all set to celebrate its 69th Republic Day in presence of the President, Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, Chief Ministers and the who’s who of the political world. But what will make this Republic Day special will be the presence of 10 ASEAN leaders who will be attending this ceremony as a Chief Guest? To start with, ASEAN stands for Association of South East Nations which mainly comprises of Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam. India’s focus on a strong and multi-dimensional relation with ASEAN countries is a result of the remarkable changes in the political and economic scenario of the world ever since the early 1990s and India’s own initiative towards economic liberalization. India’s hunt for financi
What is the role of Nehru in India’s struggle for Independence?
India

What is the role of Nehru in India’s struggle for Independence?

Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, though acknowledged in his role of Prime Minister by many, has not garnered much historical attention, relatively, for his role in the national freedom movement.  There might be a whole set of reasons for this; one of the major reasons to this was his success as a statesman after the independence and his leading role in steering India in the realm of international relations, overshadowing his role in winning the freedom for he country .Let's see in detail the role of Nehru in India's struggle for Independence? Early years of Nehru in the India's struggle for Independence We can not deny the fact that Nehru was born in a family of politicians. His father Motilal Nehru started off as a congressman committed to the cause of I
Karnataka Opinion Poll 2018: Who will win Karnataka Elections 2018?
Karnataka, Polls

Karnataka Opinion Poll 2018: Who will win Karnataka Elections 2018?

An India Today opinion poll in collaboration with Karvy Insights have predicted a hung Assembly for Karnataka Elections 2018. Congress is winning between 90 to 101 seats and BJP is winning 70-76 setas, it this comes true in actual results too, then JDS is going to play the role of the kingmaker in Karnataka. You can also participate in our Karnataka opinion poll 2018 and lets us know who do you think will Karnataka elections 2018. (function(d, s, id){ var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0], r = Math.floor(new Date().getTime() / 1000000); if (d.getElementById(id)) {return;} js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.async=1; js.src = "https://www.opinionstage.com/assets/loader.js?" + r; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'os-widge