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Rashi Aditi Ghosh

  • AAP plays minority card: Will it pay off?

    Is it playing minority politics in the garb of wooing Muslim voters or is it genuinely aiming to empower the biggest minority in India? The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has declared the highest number of Muslim candidates contesting in the first five phases of Lok Sabha elections 2014.

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 2:09pm
  • 39 of 96 AAP candidates in first four poll phases are ‘Crorepatis’

    Known to all as the only party for common men, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is not so common as far as financial credentials of its candidates are concerned. According to a Zee Research Group (ZRG) study, 41 per cent of the candidates from AAP contesting in the Phase one to four (April 7th to 12th, 2014)...

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 5:57pm
  • Why should MPs not be frisked?

    The pepper spray attack in Parliament on Thursday has revived the debate seeking an end to exemption to Member of Parliaments (MPs) from being frisked when they enter Parliament. The Thursday Parliament event has also brought focus back on a strong code of conduct in view of pandemonium hitting...

    Friday, 14 February 2014 - 2:47pm
  • Officials claim steps to make cities safer have been taken, recent incidents prove otherwise

    The gang rape of 51-year old Danish woman in the capital has brought back focus on the megacities being the hub of crime against women. This puts to shame official claims in regard to efforts having been made to make these cities safer for women.

    Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 5:16pm
  • Government reports differ on living conditions of Indians!

    Statistical information on basic living condition of Indians is in a state of confusion as two government agencies have tabulated completely different estimates on the critical issue impacting lives of millions in the country. To provide a complete picture on key indicators to drinking water,...

    Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 1:55pm
  • Women empowerment? Under 10% women candidates in 22 State polls

    At a time when the UPA government is determined to push through the Women Reservation Bill during the ongoing winter session of Parliament, comes the shocking news of abysmally low participation of women candidates in the electoral process. A Zee Research Group (ZRG) study of women candidates...

    Wednesday, 11 December 2013 - 8:04pm
  • UK age of consent debate casts its shadow in India

    With the Britain Prime Minister David Cameron rejecting the request of dropping the age of consent to 15, debate over the controversial issue has got reignited in India. India witnessed a fierce debate over the age of consent post the Nirbhaya gang rape late last year. However, despite the public...

    Tuesday, 19 November 2013 - 7:49pm
  • Raman Singh's largesse benefitting only industries at the cost of the poor: Ajit Jogi

    All claims about Chhattisgarh’s development under the Raman Singh-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government are overhyped and a result of statistical jugglery, claimed Ajit Jogi in an interview to Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata. The former Chhattisgarh chief minister also alleged that the...

    Tuesday, 29 October 2013 - 9:24pm
  • Suicide a curse of the educated in India

    It is often believed that education is the key to happiness and prosperity in everyone’s life. The general perception, however, seems to be wrong. As per the latest National Crime Records Bureau-2012 (NCRB) report, educated men and women are less likely to commit suicide than their non-educated...

    Sunday, 20 October 2013 - 4:37pm
  • Work or home, no say for women in India!

    There are just 10.9 per cent households in India headed by women compared to a massive 89.1 per cent of male headed households, according to a Census of India-2011 report. The ‘Houses, household amenities and assets’ report shows men head 21.98 crore households in India while women head just 2.69...

    Friday, 27 September 2013 - 9:38pm

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