Panchayat Raj System in India

Panchayats have been the backbone of the Indian villages since the beginning of recorded history. In 1946, Gandhi had aptly remarked that the Indian independence must begin at the bottom and every village ought to be a Republic or a Panchayat with powers. His dream got translated into reality with

Iran deal spells good tidings for India

At a time when successful, negotiated outcomes to any intractable international dispute have become a rarity, the understanding reached between Iran and the E3+3 (France, Germany and the United Kingdom + China, the Russian Federation and the United States) is a remarkable achievement. A result of political resolve and deft

SC to hear plea against new land ordinance on Monday

Farmers’ group in their plea filed on Thursday termed the new land ordinance as “unconstitutional”. The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on Monday the plea of farmers’ organisations challenging legality of the fresh promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance by the Narendra Modi-led government. “We will have it