Articles by: Dr Shekh Moinuddin

The Power and Resistance of Jantar Mantar in India

The Power and Resistance of Jantar Mantar in India

The ongoing farmers agitation on the outskirts of Delhi is not a symbol of proletariat against bourgeois rather a sign against institutions including government and electronic media. The farmers are willing to go to Jantar Mantar to hold protests against three laws which they found against the interests of both the farming and farmers. Why do farmers need Jantar Mantar?[Read More…]

by December 21, 2020 India
Why did Mahagathbandhan lose in Bihar?

Why did Mahagathbandhan lose in Bihar?

This time the election was held under the eye of digital gadgets and the Internet when every hand was carrying a smartphone at least having an account on Facebook, WhatsApp and other social networking sites. Assembly elections were held in a very peaceful atmosphere with guidelines amid Covid-19 followed strictly. Both administration and political parties are subject to congratulations for[Read More…]

by December 16, 2020 India
What lessons can we learn from Protests in India?

What lessons can we learn from Protests in India?

In the last one decade we are witnessed three major protests in different issues, but the outcome of each protest was the same. The protesters became popular but the issue lost in between the crowd of protesters. The issues are carved to harness more and more crowds irrespective of the issues. The three major protests at least indicate a pattern[Read More…]

by December 13, 2020 India
Bihar Election 2020 was truly a Digital Election 

Bihar Election 2020 was truly a Digital Election 

Co-Written by Dr Shekh Moinuddin & Dr Akhtar Hussain Ansari Bihar Assembly election 2020 was the first post Covid-19 election in India and considered decisive in terms of digital mapping when all election procedures and processes admired digital technology effectively and efficiently. We are living in the era of digital democracy when Covid-19 has left no choice to all of[Read More…]

by November 8, 2020 India
Social Media, Political Rallies and Helicopters in Bihar Election 2020 

Social Media, Political Rallies and Helicopters in Bihar Election 2020 

   Everyday political parties are changing their political strategies to counter their opponents either what medium to use for election campaigning or issues that can harness as much political support in their favour. Political pundits and all surveys indicate that NDA has a slight margin over Mahagathbandhan. But, the crowds turned towards Tejeswai Yadav during his rallies that made every[Read More…]

by October 30, 2020 India
Facebook, WhatsApp and Bihar Assembly Election 2020

Facebook, WhatsApp and Bihar Assembly Election 2020

Why Bihar Assembly election 2020 is Important? There are three reasons that made Bihar Assembly 2020 an epitome in India. First, a crucial assembly election during Covid -2019 when digital consultations were given due recognition. Second, the absence of two political veterans-Lalu Prasad Yadav and Late Ram Vilas Paswan from political podiums in the state. Third, digital participation and its[Read More…]

by October 18, 2020 India
Platform Democracy in India

Platform Democracy in India

We are living in the age of digital era when consumption of politics and political activities are become inevitable because we are all carrying a platform in shape of smartphones of having features of social media. These social media apps are nonetheless unlike a platform where almost all political parties have their representations more or less or in other sense,[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 India
Evaluating Digital Outreach in Mosques and Madrasas in India

Evaluating Digital Outreach in Mosques and Madrasas in India

Amid COVID-19 pandemic Markaz (Center), Tabligi Jamat (Preaching religion), Nizamuddin, New Delhi suddenly glare media attention for wrong reason that they made a mistake unknowingly. They asked permission from local Police to decongested the Markaz but the same became the controversy and media run the stories in various negatives shades. Why media is unaware about Tabligi Jamat? Or else institutional[Read More…]

by May 7, 2020 India