The expression, it’s Covid-19, stupid, has not been introduced yet. But its relevancy smacks well in the current Canadian election hubbub.
By Promod Puri The palpable answer is no one! The dark cloud seems to have a lengthy stay. It overcasts … More
Leftists and Rightists, as per their ideological and political commitments, are poles apart. And they stick to their stakes. No … More
As we look at his personality behaviour, especially since he came on India’s national scene as prime minister, the signs … More
Netanyahu says the bombing of Gaza will continue till “they get the message.” And “They,” the Hamas, is talking in … More
Nitasha Kaul, University of Westminster India has set an unenviable new world record. More than 348,421 new infections were recorded … More
by Promod Puri Is it a crime not to have citizenship? Or more precisely, having no formal documents to prove … More
Why Indian farmers’ protests are being called a ‘satyagraha’ – which means ’embracing the truth’ Sumit Ganguly, Indiana University For … More
By Promod Puri Obsessed with his impulsive cause based on insufficient knowledge and limited perception of Hinduism, Prime Minister Narendra … More
by Promod Puri Republic Day on January 26 is an official colossal event in India every year to celebrate the … More
Is the Bible or other religious volumes have ritualistic values only on such occasions. Or they offer spiritual inspirations as well. Whatever the reason is, politics has a dependency on religion both for ritualistic functioning and spiritual guidance.
When an entire structure has a fragile foundation, shaky frame, and dangerous to live in, it needs total demolition immediately. … More
It is the government of the foursome, rerouting the democracy into Oligarchy.
The current election in the United States of America has furnished quite a glimpse of its social behaviour and sentiments … More
The Liberal Party of British Columbia is almost a replica of the Conservative Party of Canada. Its leadership and memberships’ behaviour and supporters’ temperament coincide with the federal Conservatives from top to bottom in the party’s rank and file.
By Promod Puri The Liberals got caught off guard. And so are the British Columbians when Premier John Horgan announced … More
He recognizes the contribution of Canada’s ethnic diversity that makes this nation a genuinely multicultural society of equal opportunities. He has shown his enthusiastic participation in Canadian ethnic and cultural events too.
Having few friends of different religious or race backgrounds does not qualify a person being secular.
Quite a damage has been done to the institution of democracy in India by the Modi brigade at every level of the Indian political, social, economic, educational, and religious grounds. All under seize by the autocratic rule of Modi-Shah.
In a multicultural Canadian society there are a multitude of cultures, traditions and religions, with lot more sub banners within each group. It is a myriad with a diversified web which gives Canada an image of acceptance and tolerance.
In the current rapid movements of Freeland, from one job to another, establishes her versatility that she can fit into any ministerial role with confidence.
“When you hear of “the Black vote,” “the Jewish vote” or “the Latino vote” as a kind of shorthand to describe a voting bloc, it’s probably wrong.
Leftist bhagats of late Fidel Castro may still be reciting the virtues of Cuba’s brand of socialism.
Fascism is a system that is run or led by a dictator who has full power in every aspect of a nation. To achieve and maintain that hold, a fascist ruler suppresses any opposition and criticism. A false sense of aggressive nationalism and patriotism gets developed and promoted.
By Promod Puri Because of its vast linguistic and cultural plurality, as represented by most of its states, suggesting India’s … More
And the rest of the news from across the border is Bernie Sanders has quit the Democratic nomination race. He … More
Indian women protest new citizenship laws, joining a global ‘fourth wave’ feminist movement Women in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh neighborhood are … More
Among the First Nation communities, there are Hereditary Chiefs and the “elected” chiefs. And this institutional binary is the primary … More
Delhi election straight three-time winner Arvind Kejriwal is politically neither a Leftist nor a Rightist. His politics is simplistic in … More
If the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in India is responsible for the structural damage of democracy in India under the … More
While the Lathi-raj, enforced by the police and goons, is in full swing, the BJP bhagats are kept ignorant and … More
Protests have engulfed Assam since the National Register of Citizens was published in August 2019. They have intensified since the … More
When political opposition becomes ineffective, or it is almost non-existence, political anarchism takes place led by leaderless young revolutionaries against … More
by Promod Puri There have been some severe and quick fundamental transformations taking place in India to reweave the social … More
By Promod Puri Irrespective of the party’s reduced numbers from 39 to 24, Jagmeet Singh’s led New Democratic Party is … More
Promod Puri “We’re not going to support a Conservative government; we’re going to fight a Conservative government; we’re going to … More
It is going to be a minority rule in Canada as neither the Liberal Party nor the Conservative Party is … More
Can a person get into politics straight after finishing school or college education? And sticks to that as a career. … More
An interesting interaction took place October 2, 2019 during the federal election campaign. A fellow Canadian in Quebec asked New … More
His father, Pierre Trudeau, was an intellectual statesman. Justin Trudeau falls into that grade. The genes are there. He is … More
As the starting gun was fired this week for October 21 election campaign, the ruling Liberal Party and the opposition Conservative Party … More
The unrest and protests in the Kashmir Valley over the abrogation of Article 370 have made it insignificant the overwhelming … More
By Promod Puri The man is more than his round turban and drawn beard. He is also the most well-dressed … More
By Promod Puri Some action is better than no action. But this action is a big one, shaking the very … More
by Promod Puri The revocation of Article 370, which covered the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir by giving it … More
Apple and oranges don’t mix. They grow in separate regions and in separate climates. They have separate shapes and separate … More
By Promod Puri Some action is better than no action. But this action is a big one, shaking the very … More
By Promod Puri The best thing which can happen to the Liberal Party in the October election would be the … More
By Promod Puri It was quite a politically mature and bold statement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of the Liberal … More
In a statesman-like speech at an Eid dinner in Toronto June 21, Liberal Party leader, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged … More
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is garlanded after winning the elections. AP Photo/Manish Swarup Sumit Ganguly, Indiana University Almost immediately … More
A juggernaut of all the resources and forces, while crushing the opposition, pulled the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) under … More
By Promod Puri It is the institutional damage which is a primary cause of concern for the survival and functioning of … More
Britta Ohm, Université de Berne India votes until May 19, and Western media and opinion seem to be slowly waking up … More
In India, WhatsApp is a weapon of antisocial hatred Smartphones are a conduit for misinformation about the Indian election. AP … More
By Promod Puri Politics of coalition has been the norm in India for the last over two decades. So far, … More
By Promod Puri The Hindi phrase “khoda pahar nikla chuha (dug the mountain, got out a rat) or the English … More
Many rituals, customs, and traditions related to our religions need a review for their practicality in our ever-changing world culture. … More
BY Promod Puri Apple and oranges don’t mix. They grow in separate regions and in separate climates. They have separate … More
Flip the coin and on one side India and Pakistan seem to be combating with each other forever. On the … More
His image may be soiled by the media-branded “explosive” testimony of ex-justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould recently, Prime Minister Justine Trudeau … More
Sita Bali, Staffordshire University Tensions in the Kashmir region were already building after more than 40 Indian troops were recently … More
Another targeted deadly attack in Kashmir. And that brings back the unresolved Kashmir problem up-front again. All the present and … More
By Promod Puri It is the institutional damage that is a primary cause of concern for the survival and … More
By Promod Puri I have been an anti-national ever since I understood the nature of its allegiance to the country … More
By Promod Puri With compassionate temperament, an immigrant is not expected to be an anti-immigrant. But without that sentiment, immigrants … More
by Promod Puri Canada’s Twitter diplomacy in condemning Saudi Arabia has not affected the latter’s tormented human rights record, especially … More
Popular cricketer of yesteryears and a determined political activist to crack the status quo of two-party domination is now the … More
By Promod Puri Evolution of any political ideology, and that should be imperative, involves almost all the natural and social … More
By Promod Puri When he said, the word “mankind” should be changed to “peoplekind,” there was something which seemed eccentric … More
By Promod Puri Prime minister Justin Trudeau’s recent week-long India trip has been dubbed by most of the Canadian media … More
By Promod Puri Silence is golden! But in India of today, it is not. Rather it is a political, social, … More
By Subramanian Shankar Professor of English (Postoclonial Literature and Creative Writing), University of Hawaii Class system breeds caste. That is … More
Silence is golden! But in India of today, it is not. Rather it is an epidemic virus which is almost … More
Excerpts from an essay in the Conversation by Jay L. Zagorsky Economist and Research Scientist, The Ohio State University A … More
By Promod Puri He is dynamic. He is bold. He is the inspiration and hope. He is a … More
By Promod Puri Let me first position myself as if I were present at the Las Vegas country music show … More
by Ramchandra Guha (The Telegraph, August 19,2017) Balraj Puri (1928-2014) I have been thinking a great deal recently about the … More
“Today, we are announcing that the government of Canada has reached a settlement with Mr. Omar Khadr, bringing this civil … More
By Ashok Sharma Ashok Sharma, University of New South Wales, Canberra at Australian Defence Force Academy One has 32.9 million … More
Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution (日本国憲法第9条 Nihonkokukenpō dai kyū-jō?) is a clause in the national Constitution of Japan outlawing … More
Republican nominee Donald Trump was recently invited to a fundraising event organized by a conservative group of Hindu Americans, … More
Let us dump Trump and not see his face again. With American politics at an all-time low, it’s no wonder … More
(Wamiq Misbahi in NY Times)Trump is a man with a vision for America, not a specific vision, a great … More
Following the American election is like watching a live theatrical performance of wit and idiocy. The ongoing show besides its … More
By Promod Puri What is swaying the world for the past several decades is the binaries of left and right … More
By Promod Puri The division of the Indian sub-continent in 1947 generated a persistent hostility between India and Pakistan, a … More
By Promod Puri Apple and oranges don’t mix. They grow in separate regions and in separate climates. They have … More