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The arrest of Disha Ravi

Rule of law not a concession given by State to citizens Young activist Disha Ravi’s arrest in Bengaluru in the ‘toolkit case’ and the subsequent order of a Delhi court sending her to five-day police […]

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Biden-Modi phone call

The overhang of human rights on strategic ties Any new leader’s first lot of overseas visits and phone calls, the latter more so during the pandemic, give a realistically accurate insight into his foreign policy […]

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Media as target: On ED searches at NewsClick office

There must be no room for suspicion that agencies are being used for curbing dissent Ordinarily, searches and seizures are the legitimate starting point of an investigation, done on the basis of prior information. But […]

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Pious and sanctimonious: On government’s response to criticism

The government must not see all criticism as part of a conspiracy against India India’s unusual response to comments on the ongoing farmers’ protests by some international celebrities comes across as highly sanctimonious. “The temptation […]

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Reflections on the 72nd Republic Day of India

India celebrated the 72nd year of the Republic on January 26, 2021. The usual pageantry was missing from the Republic Day Parade this time, but there was no waning of enthusiasm and patriotic spirit. The […]

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The Biden-Kamala era

India needs to sidestep the eddies The most-used words in Joe Biden’s inaugural speech were ‘America, American and Americans’ and ‘nation, people and democracy’. The message to heal a badly split America, its apogee reached […]

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Senators Must Stand Up For America

President Donald Trump has the rare distinction of being impeached twice by the House of Representatives. Just as he created history in 2016 by getting elected after beating 16 Republicans in primaries, and finally defeating […]

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Blot on US democracy

President Trump deserves to be prosecuted An attempted coup, a failed insurrection or mob madness, however it gets labelled for posterity, the attack on the United States Capitol will remain a blot on American democracy, […]

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Annihilate the Monster of Coronavirus

As we transition to 2021, my mind takes a bird’s -eyeview of the world . 2020 has  not been a kind year. Besides the usual natural calamities that hit many parts of the world,, including […]

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Ring out the Old; Ring in the New

As the year 2020 comes to a close , we bring to readers of The Indian Panorama a history capsule of the year. We, at The Indian Panorama, diligently scanned momentous events  which have had […]

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Failure to convene sitting of Parliament diminishes democracy

Citing a surge in Covid-19 cases, the Union government has decided not to hold the Winter Session of Parliament. A session, even a curtailed one, would have provided the lawmakers a much-needed platform to discuss […]

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Farmers’ Struggle in India is a test of democracy in the country

Once again, the government of India has failed to respect democratic temper.  Continuing with their tactics of delaying ac ceptance of the genuine demands of far   mers to repeal the farm laws enacted in […]

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Government of India continues to play its game to derail farmers movement

Continuing with their tactics of delaying acceptance of the demands of farmers to repeal the farm laws enacted in June, 2020, government of India has once again engaged the agitating farmer leaders in an exercise […]

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Trust deficit: On MSP and the need for a legal guarantee

Apart from the fresh amendments, the Centre must consider a legal guarantee for MSP The Samyukta Kisan Morchgooga, a federation of around 500 farmer organizations, has resolved to intensify its agitation against three farm laws […]

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Turn to Guru Nanak to end the world’s woes

As the Sikhs across the world get ready to celebrate the 551st birth anniversary of their First Master Guru Nanak Dev Ji, it is pertinent to ask if the Great Master’s message is kept in […]

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OVERSEAS INDIANS CAN BE RIGHTFULLY PROUD OF THEIR LEADERSHIP ACHIEVEMENTS CAN THEY MAKE AN IMPACT ON INDIA?

THERE IS NO REASON WHY INDIA CANNOT MODERNIZE AND CATCH UP WITH CHINA.  AS THE LARGEST DEMOCRACY NOW CLOSEST TO THE OLDEST DEMOCRACY, USA, INDIA CAN MODERNIZE AND DEVELOP ITS ECONOMY WITH THE COOPERATION OF […]

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Biden, Harris are in

Change of guard augurs well for the US, the world at large The tortuous 2020 United States presidential poll process finally comes to an end, throwing up results that are singular in every which way […]

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New dawn: On Joe Biden

Biden brings hope, but Trump’s regressive politics will certainly outlast his time After trailing but steadily closing the gap since Election Day, Democrat and former Vice-President Joe Biden has seized the lead in the Republican-leaning […]

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Time for a Healing Touch and Unity

I am assuming Mr. Biden has won the presidency. Mr. Biden may have to wait a little to be certified a winner; may have to wait a little longer in view of the lawsuits the […]

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Raking up Ayodhya

BJP needs to prioritize revival of jobs in Bihar The invocation of Ram Mandir by PM Narendra Modi during his election rallies in Bihar on Wednesday, even as the first phase of polling was in […]

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Stand for your Rights: Stand for your values Each vote counts: Get out and vote

Democracy survives when citizens stand for their rights and their values. It is their voice which makes their elected representatives take care of their concerns. An unconcerned people will have only unconcerned and indifferent administrators. […]

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Beware of the consequences of disregarding recommendations of health experts

Politicians all over the world, by and large, are guided by similar lust for power. For them, all is fair in love and war. Their standards of morality are grounded deep in immorality. Of course, […]

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Hathras mess

Hounding of the victim’s family should stop The Uttar Pradesh government is stooping to new lows in its gross mishandling of the Hathras case. Even as the probe has been referred to the CBI, the […]

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India targets U.S. Christian leaders for deportation?

  India targets U.S. Christian leaders for deportation?                         It is learned that a group of people who were deported from India for their faith are expected to be discussing their ordeal in a virtual discussion […]

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Indian Americans evaluate Kamala D. Harris as presumptive VP Nominee

In 2017, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as a United States Senator for California, the second African-American woman and first South Asian-American senator in history. She serves on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs […]