Ratnesh Dwivedi's Blog (82)

End of an Era in Indian Politics

India keeps losing its stalwarts of Indian politics this year. First J.Jayalitha of AIADMK in Tamilnadu then K. Karunanidhi of DMK in Tamilnadu and Somnath Chatterjee of Communist Party in W.Bengal and now India's most popular Prime Minister after Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru and Mrs Indira Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajapayee who was admitted in All India Institute of Medical Sciences today at 05;05 PM in New Delhi.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee is regarded as a great orator who gave India a strong opposition… Continue

Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on August 16, 2018 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Emergence of BRICS Nations in Post Globalization and Post Unipolar World

Today when BRICS Summit is ending in Johannesburg it becomes quite relevant to discuss what BRICS have achieved and what it is set to achieve in post globalization era where we are living in a Multipolar world. Emergence of China,Rise of India,Stability in Russia,Economic reforms and stability in Brazil and South Africa has put these countries in the league of developed countries and together they are another world all set to give a boost to economy,eradicate poverty,right to education and…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 27, 2018 at 11:09pm — No Comments

One Nation,One Poll: Will it Bring Election Reforms in India?

In India almost every month one or the other state is setting tones for an election. The cost which is incurred during campaign process is very high. Current Indian election system is hampering in the growth of India as well as in policy making also. Moreover, the procedure is also very time consuming and chaotic.

After One Nation, One Tax, PM Modi is all set to build consensus on an ambitious reform called: One Nation, One Election (Lok…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 17, 2018 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Indian Apex Court Uphelds Land Mark Judgement on Nirbhaya Gangrape Case

Hon Deepak Mishra,Chief Justice of India, today got an entry in the chapters of history by retaining the land mark judgement of Death Sentence to four accused in Nirbhaya Gang Rape case, an incident in India which shook all four pillars of political system along with Public in last few years.Hon Deepak Mishra who has been previously criticized by his fellow judges and opposition had tried to bring impeachment against him has recorded a score and has shut the mouth of opposition by passing…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 13, 2018 at 3:45am — No Comments

Indian Foreign Minister Trolled on Twitter by Fellow Countrymen

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was trolled over Social Media Twitter by a targeted group of fellow countrymen who were unhappy on alleged humiliation of an interfaith couple by a Passport Officer in capital of India's Northern State,Uttar Pradesh. Media reports in India suggests that a Hindu wife along with her Muslim husband  went up to said Passport Officer to get bothe of their passport renewed when the incident happened. They complained to…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on July 5, 2018 at 9:06pm — No Comments

CIA's Linguistic Terminology is Poor in Using the Term 'Militant' for 'VHP' and 'Bajrang Dal' in India?

Yesterday Indian Socio-Political Circle was shocked to learn that World's Most Famous and Largest Secret Agency has termed India's two outfits as 'Religious Militant Outfits' .Being born in a town which is home to activities of both outfits and due to my Journalistic instinct I some how felt to understand if CIA's linguists are correct in terming both outfits.

1-According to Cambridge Dictionary,Militant means active, determined, and often willing to use force. Even extremists are…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on June 26, 2018 at 11:59pm — No Comments

Sweden and India Enters into a New Era of Friendship as Indian PM Visits the Scandinavian Country

At the invitation of Prime Minister Löfven, Prime Minister Modi paid an official visit to Stockholm on 16-17 April 2018.
Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Löfven met on 17 April and recalled their Joint Statement issued in Mumbai in 2016, welcomed progress so far on its implementation and reconfirmed their commitment to the Joint Statement as the overall political framework for cooperation. 
India and Sweden share values of democracy, rule of law, respect of…
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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 20, 2018 at 12:13am — No Comments

India Leaps Big with Her Past Colonial Ruler

This is very natural to be emotional when premiers of a Nation which ruled another For 200 years meet on the invitation of former. With an open heart, clear vision and tough stand on terror Indian Prime Minister Narendra Midi paid state visit to meet England's Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss variety of issues and close multiple deals. World News Tomorrow Corporation's Asia Bureau Chief kept a close eye on this meeting and issues discussed during meet. He writes:
At the…
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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 20, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Story of an Intern (Part-2)

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Lucknow and…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 6, 2018 at 10:16am — No Comments

Sir Mark Tully: Legend of Journalism, Radio and the BBC

 

An interview by Ratnesh Dwivedi 

 

This was my first chance to meet Mark Tully in person. I had interviewed him before over the telephone for a community radio station…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 1:37am — No Comments

India's New Education Policy:Will it Overhaul 10+2 Education

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Implementation of …

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 1:08am — No Comments

39 Missing Indians were Killed by ISIL:Sushma Swaraj Confirmed to Indian Parliament

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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday confirmed the tragic news that 39 Indian workers, who were missing…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 1:05am — No Comments

East or West,Who is the Best?

 

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The Western World

 

All that matters to the citizens of this world is a good livelihood, a sense of pride and safety for their family. Stories from Politics to Sports and from…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 1:02am — No Comments

Ayodhya:Development First but Solution a Must

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What if I call it the longest pending series of cases in any court across the world?…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 1:01am — No Comments

Is India Making a Big Leap Under Modi?

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Introduction

 

India faces significant challenges in the area of trade policy— the global economic slowdown, increasing protectionism, the stalled mega-trade deals that could in time be revived, and perhaps more importantly, its own domestic preoccupations. For India to achieve its policy objectives, the government and…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

The Ayodhya Dispute

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The small pilgrim town of Ayodhya has been in the news for the past four decades since 1980 when the Hindu hardliner party, then known as Bhartiya Jana Sangh, had been trying to revive the issue in favor of Hindus. The town and the issue…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:58am — No Comments

Higher Education in India:The Glory Of The Past, The Challenges Of Today And The Road For Tomorrow(Concluding Part)

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Continuing the series: The Glory Of The Past, The Challenges Of Today And The Road For Tomorrow

 

 

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:56am — No Comments

The Story of an Intern(Part-12)

In the span of one year I stayed with Professor Pandey, I became a close associate of his and a close confide and intact friend of him. Each day in the evening we would sit together at his residence and he would tell me the finer points of Archaeology and History, about problems in Ayodhya and Faizabad, about his meeting with a Cambridge University professor – Prof Dilip Chakraborty and about people in the University. I would listen to him very carefully while sipping a cup of tea.

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:51am — No Comments

The Story of an Intern(Part-11)

Lectures on Space Exploration

 

I planned my lectures pretty well keeping the need of M.A. and Ph.D students in mind. I was going to teach such a senior class and nothing should be missed. I prepared a document which dealt with the Art of Science, about missions in Space Science by NASA, about comets which are studied through the eyes of an Archaeologist and I took a case study of a very famous and experimental mission of NASA –The Deep Impact…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:50am — No Comments

The Story of an Intern(Part-10)

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The Teaching Assignment and Shiny Rachel Thomos

 

Designing “…

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Added by Ratnesh Dwivedi on April 4, 2018 at 12:48am — No Comments

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