Articles by Shashi Shekhar
According to the NITI Aayog’s Composite Water Management Index, 600 million people are affected by the water problem. In the next eight years, our needs will more than double. How will this demand be met?
Bapu’s thoughts are as relevant today as they were in his day. However, the greatest tragedy of our fast-paced world is that we no longer have people like Gandhi
It is awful if the government and society cannot protect the players’ interests, but it is an outrage if the star players abuse their fame
Among border nations, India is the most stable. We have Pakistan on one side, and Sri Lanka on the other. Both are in poor shape and Pakistan may be on the verge of a civil war
Business organisations outside India are aware that our economy and politics have come a long way from Rao to Narendra Modi
The United Nations has said that 48 million people in West and Central Africa could be hungry in 2023 due to the reduction in farm productivity
Despite shocks, we also received some good news in 2022. India took over as the G20 president, and global financial institutions voiced optimism about the Indian economy’s performance this fiscal year
Elections in three Northeast states are important for the dreams of the BJP, Congress, and opposition unity.
These results should serve as a wake-up call to the entire Opposition that if they fight between themselves, the results in 2024 may be disappointing. If the Opposition parties desire, they can use this lesson in the upcoming elections in nine states
Those who entered politics preaching alternative politics and eradicating corruption had to adopt populist measures, and, as a result, election after election, actual issues are pushed further behind
It undoubtedly provides politicians with an opportunity to engage in combative behaviour
October 20 marked the 60th anniversary of the brutal conflict of 1962, but much work remains to be done to free our territory from Chinese occupation
Our politics has grown dependent on accusations and counter-allegations. This also taints the positive works of the rulers
Gujarat has already had a huge impact on national politics twice. Please allow me to take you back 50 years to make my point.
There have been many more accomplishments in the last 38 years that we may be proud of, but these three lessons drive us to change with the times while remaining vigilant. We must keep these lessons in mind at all times
With the inequality gap widening in our country, it is necessary to keep an eye on this issue. The Swadeshi model may prove successful in overcoming this
According to the National Crime Records Bureau, 973 hate crime cases were reported across the country in 2016. The number grew by leaps and bounds over the next four years
The time has come to increase the number and effectiveness of consumer courts. Protecting the rights of the vast consumer class is critical for the economy’s survival and long-term growth
Even in present-day India, Gandhi is greatly needed. As divisive forces prevail in our country, only Gandhi and ‘Gandhism’ are the most effective counter-measures to win over these
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and three senior aides went to meet imam Ahmed Ilyasi, president of the Akhil Bharatiya Imam Parishad, and talked for about an hour in a closed room
When nationalism becomes a form of propaganda and a weapon, it gnaws at the country’s internal structure. The best examples are Sri Lanka and Pakistan
Will Nitish Kumar be able to unite the divided Opposition and defeat the BJP?
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams,” said Eleanor Roosevelt, who was once the First Lady of the US. We must prevent our faith in the beauty of our dreams from being shaken. This is the only way to save us all
To deal with challenging circumstances worldover, the world requires compassion, cooperation and complete solidarity, but what is happening is just the opposite.
Our neighbourhood is on fire on all sides. When a country’s liberal institutions begin to deteriorate, conservative elements take over.
In recent years, social gaps have widened. Economic inequality has also grown; 57% of the nation’s overall wealth is in the hands of a mere 10% of the population. Even the official data on those living below the poverty line mocks the impoverished
Even though we have much to be proud of, our society’s paradoxes still exist. Although everyone participated in the struggle for freedom as a united front, now there are voices from various forms of divisiveness
Manoj Sinha said that the nullification of Article 370 integrated Jammu & Kashmir into the national mainstream.
Although it is still too early to say, walking through the Valley in the last week of July gave the impression that something had undoubtedly changed