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Articles by: Ramakrishnan

A police officer stands guard in front of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) head office in Mumbai April 17, 2012. The Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates on Tuesday for the first time in three years by an unexpectedly sharp 50 basis points to give a boost to flagging economic growth but warned that there is limited scope for further rate cuts. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS)

The Great Bank Robbery

The Great Bank Robbery: This is not the title of a new Big Budget movie, like Saaho, which reportedly grabbed 10,000 screens across the world. It is related to real, not reel,life. The Saaho in economy  was the big ticket reform of  10 PSU Banks merger into four Bahubalis,as painted by some media, that was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala[Read More…]

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Indian State post-1947 Served Imperialists and Strengthened Landlord Base

Indian State post-1947 Served Imperialists and Strengthened Landlord Base

Distortion of Com.T Nagi Reddy’s views is not the way to pay real homage to him How fragile is India’s Constitution, and how illusory are its claims of sovereignty, independence, democracy, secularism and socialism has been noticed repeatedly over the last 70 plus years after 1947 August. RTI and Article 370 were the most recent shocks to some people who[Read More…]

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Kandukuri, a great reformer, remembered on his death centenary

Kandukuri, a great reformer, remembered on his death centenary

  It was hundred years ago on May 27, in 1919, that Kandukuri Veeresalingam (16 April 1848 – 27 May 1919), widely regarded as Father of Renaissance Movement in Telugu society and literature,  breathed his last at the age of 71. Kandukuri, as he was popularly called by his surname, was a great social reformer, a man of action, a[Read More…]

Tibet , Dalai Lama and  USA | Ramakrishnan

Tibet , Dalai Lama and USA | Ramakrishnan

It is 60 years since a so-called Government-in-Exile, also called as Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), was founded on April 28, 1959, with its Headquarters  in McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, India. The 14th Dalai Lama (born as Lhamo Thondup on 6 July 1935),  then aged 24,  had just arrived in NEFA a month earlier on March 30, 1959, and  soon became  CTA’s[Read More…]

Farmers force Turmeric, Red jowar into Nizamabad agenda, 170 farmers file  nominations to focus on their problems

Farmers force Turmeric, Red jowar into Nizamabad agenda, 170 farmers file  nominations to focus on their problems

Telangana State (TS), with 17 Lok Sabha constituencies, goes to the Loksabha (Parliament) polls in the first phase on April 11. After the deadline for withdrawal of nominations ended March 28 Thursday, a total of 443 candidates remained in the fray in Telangana with Nizamabad Constituency topping the list with 185 candidates, including over 170 farmers.    Nizamabad farmers, mostly[Read More…]

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B.R.Ambedkar and Electoral Politics: A Relook

B.R.Ambedkar and Electoral Politics: A Relook

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 6, 2018. in a short video posted on his personal Twitter handle to mark the 62nd death anniversary of Ambedkar, said the “mantra of sabka saath, sabka vikas has been inspired by the late leader”. He said Ambedkar pitched for equality before law, equality in opportunities and equality in rights. The prime minister said[Read More…]

Smash Patriarchy, Brahmanical or otherwise

Smash Patriarchy, Brahmanical or otherwise

tr Lakhs of women across the world, including in the developed western countries, rallied and joined demonstrations, to mark the UN’s International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 24. It is well known that patriarchy reigns around the world, East or West, and irrespective of religion, and irrespective of caste in India and South Asia, with variation[Read More…]