Articles by: Dr Ahmed Raza

Exposing the Double Standards of India’s Upper and Middle Class: Perspective of Justice for Hathras victim

Exposing the Double Standards of India’s Upper and Middle Class: Perspective of Justice for Hathras victim

Introduction Again, the inhuman and horrible incident of Hathras has put the entire society ashamed as it has been the second occurrence of such cruelty and brutality against women in the last eight years after Nirbhaya 2012, sparking a huge resentment and anguish against the governments exposing the concern of safety and security of the women. Although, the Hathras incidence[Read More…]

by October 7, 2020 India
TV journalism in India:  Crying for TRP or Truth

TV journalism in India:  Crying for TRP or Truth

The recent observations of the Hon’ble Supreme Court towards the functioning of media in India seem to be an urgent need of redefining and restructuring the electronic media in accordance with the constitutional values, freedom of media, individual rights and right to privacy. ‘Sensation above sense’ becomes one of the most important weapons in the hand of media owners to[Read More…]

by September 22, 2020 India
NDA set for Rajya Sabha majority and prospects for easy passage of legislations

NDA set for Rajya Sabha majority and prospects for easy passage of legislations

A look at remedies available for policy disapproval Law making always happens to be the foremost responsibility of an elected government depending upon obtaining a majority mark in parliament. In India, with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government reaching beyond 100 seats in the Rajya Sabha after the recent victory of 11 seats, the waiting list of[Read More…]

by June 22, 2020 India
Lockdown, hardship and childbirths without healthcare

Lockdown, hardship and childbirths without healthcare

With the imposition of nationwide lockdown in India, there have been a number of incidences of the hardships associated with the individual life and their survival, particularly for migrant workers, daily wagers, poor people and many more. Though, incidences of such hardship continually hit the national media with breaking headlines which led to stirring the governments for introspection, improvement and[Read More…]

by April 26, 2020 India
From crisis to change of power in Madhya Pradesh

From crisis to change of power in Madhya Pradesh

  The way the month-long political impasse in Madhya Pradesh concluded with the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Shivraj Singh Chouhan taking oath as the 4th term chief minister, points out to a deeper concern of people’s mandate of democracy as role of BJP as a opposition party seemed to be dubious in breaking other parties to obtain a legislative majority regardless[Read More…]

by March 27, 2020 India
Political interpretations of Trump’s India visit: Diplomacy beyond understanding 

Political interpretations of Trump’s India visit: Diplomacy beyond understanding 

U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to India turned to political hues rather than tremendous progress toward a comprehensive accord. Therefore, the bilateral agreement between India and U.S. deserves to be seen through diplomatic lenses only as there remains much to accomplish, and the upcoming change in the U.S. after the presidential election will test the relationship. Trump’s maiden trip in[Read More…]

by February 29, 2020 India
Panaji: BJP President Amit Shah address BJP supporters in Panaji, Goa on Saturday. PTI Photo(PTI8_20_2016_000228A)

What led to BJP’s defeat in Delhi assembly election 2020

The overwhelming victory for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) with 62 seats out of 70 in Delhi assembly polls did not surprise the nation as all exit polls already pointed to the absolute majority mark. People proved their ripeness by casting votes for continuing AAP government sideling the other national and emotional assurances promised by BJP as good governance of Delhi[Read More…]

by February 12, 2020 India
State assembly resolutions against Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2019:  Debating legalities for or against?

State assembly resolutions against Constitutional (Amendment) Act 2019:  Debating legalities for or against?

The outbreak of dissent voices against the newly enacted Constitutional Amendment Act (CAA) 2019 which grants citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, appeared as several forms of condemnation for the last two months in India insisting for repeal of the act. For the first time, the post independent India happened to be an eyewitness for the religious[Read More…]

by February 4, 2020 India
Rising infant deaths in government hospitals in India: A wake up call for redefining health administration

Rising infant deaths in government hospitals in India: A wake up call for redefining health administration

Over the past few years, frequent incidences of infant deaths at the government run hospitals pointed to a deeper crisis of the health care system in India. The major concern and the way out after recent incidence of infant deaths in Rajasthan’s Kota district (a Congress-ruled state) could be sorted out by seeking government attentions for ensuring accountabilities, but the[Read More…]

by January 21, 2020 India
BJP’s defeat in Jharkhand Assembly Poll: prudence for BJP or prospect for Congress

BJP’s defeat in Jharkhand Assembly Poll: prudence for BJP or prospect for Congress

The people of India had been thrilling and ecstatic moods for Jharkhand poll result after the passing of some appalling laws of the BJP government, namely the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, abrogation of Article 370 and Jammu and Kashmir Re-organization Act, the historical verdict in favor of Ram Mandir and Constitutional Amendment Act 2019. The[Read More…]

by December 28, 2019 India