Category: Politics

Hindutva Ideologues Inflict Idiotic Damage to the Country

For how long can we feel excited about yet another CBI raid on a Karti Chidambaram or an Enforcement Directorate case against a Robert Vadra, or ignore all the evidence of grave damage inflicted by mofussil minds on national economy and national institutions?

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GST : Another Modi Fumble

Several revisions in deadlines, tax and cess rates, rules, clarifications and tweaks later, the GST regime is turning out to be neither simple nor friendly for taxpayers.

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NEET : Stand Up Against Oppression!

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

“if Gujarat is an experimental lab for Hindutva, then Tamilnadu is an experimental lab for secularism and democracy.” We have the strength and capacity to prove it.

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NEET is a Tool of Oppression

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

People should not think that it is a problem of those who prepare for medical seat. It is not a problem of feeling sorry for Anitha and shedding some tears. This is a problem of health care of our country’s, a problem of their livelihood.

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Highs Score in NEET != Quality

This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

The great scientists conduct scientific research, not because how much money they can make out of it, It is to unravel the mystery of nature, for the sake of bringing some benefit to the human kind or to satiate ones thirst for knowledge. This holds good to every field, including medicine.

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NEET : Corporate and Brahminical Interests Merge

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

When we say ‘we’ it means who? It is not only the people of Tamil Nadu. It means the people of entire India. Those in other states may not be awake. If not today, they will wake up tomorrow.

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Is NEET Merit?

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

Now, what is merit? Merit is CBSE School, illegal coaching classes conducted by CBSE schools themselves. You don’t even need to study in them. For those who can afford the expense, it is enough to go to NEET coaching classes.

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The legal argument against NEET and Supreme Court’s Highhandedness

This entry is part 4 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

“We studied in state board syllabus. All of a sudden, if we are given question paper based on CBSE syllabus, how can we manage?” That was their case. There are students like Anitha with 1176, 1180, etc. They questioned, are their marks meaningless, invalid, will they be rejected?

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Should we accept imposition on our rights?

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Tamil Nadu Opposes NEET

If we take offensive position and expose their hypocrisy, they will attack you; they will abuse you to make you retreat. But, today the whole of Tamil Nadu has risen as one and spits on their faces.

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Why vote? It serves only the rich – Russell Brand

The planet is being destroyed, we are creating an underclass, we’re exploiting poor people all over the world, and the genuine legitimate problems of the people are not being addressed by our political class.

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Aadhaar is a handle on your life to the State and Corporates!

Reliance Jio is in possession of identity information for more than 100 million Indians, harvested from the CIDR when they authenticate themselves to buy a Jio SIM card. This database, combined with the records of Jio applications (phone calls, messaging, entertainment, online purchases, and more) is a potential gold mine — a dream for “big data” analysts.

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Gauri Lankesh Murder : Let the Voice of Rationalism Prevail

We stand united to fight against forced resignations, arbitrary layoffs and for our rights at the workplace. The same spirit of unity impels us to take forward the torch of rationalism, self-respect and social justice carried by Dabholkars, Pansares, Kalburgis and Lankeshwars.

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Say “I am Anitha” and Continue the Fight!

Even though she was bright enough to score 1172/1200 in the board examination, she was not bright enough to understand that the system had rigged her for failure from the moment she was born to poor parents.

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Capitalist Logic of Denying Health Care to Minority Races

Is it possible to erase the inequalities and deficiencies in health and health care in our capitalist system? Is it possible to create an equitable and excellent health care system in America?

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Some Attributes of Good Software and Great Programmers

This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series The Cathedral and the Bazaar

While tracing the orign of fetchmail, Eric Raymond teases out some of the principles he considers important for creation of great software products. 

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