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Dividing the country on communal lines

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 2:01 pm | Sandeep Pandey

Rambabu is a dalit activist working for the empowerment of marginalized section of the population in rural Hardoi. He feels for the first time in any elections that people are being divided on communal lines. More >>

Beginning of a novel experiment in politics

Monday, 30 December 2013, 2:08 pm | Sandeep Pandey

Dr Sandeep Pandey, Magsaysay Awardee and CNS Columnist With the formation of Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi the country is going to witness a novel experiment in politics. The first target has been the VIP culture. Arvind Kejriwal has refused ... More >>

India: Who is the champion of democracy?

Monday, 20 June 2011, 5:02 pm | Sandeep Pandey

Manish Tiwari, Congress spokesperson, has said democracy faces greatest peril from the tyranny of unelected and unelectable. He said that the Centre was running out of patience with 'irrational expectations and attitudes.' Earlier Pranab Mukherjee ... More >>

Breaking the siege of Gaza

Friday, 7 January 2011, 6:36 pm | Sandeep Pandey

Breaking the siege of Gaza Dr Sandeep Pandey - CNS The First Asia to Gaza Caravan was given a warm send off from Latakia, Syria, where the Baath Party Chief and former Ambassador to India, Dr. Mohsen Alkhyyr, accompanying the Governor of Latakia, announced ... More >>

Humanitarian aid sails on final leg of its journey

Monday, 3 January 2011, 6:52 pm | Sandeep Pandey

Dr Sandeep Pandey – CNS The Asia to Gaza caravan arrived to a grand welcome by the Governor of Latakia, Dr. Khalyl Mashhaddya, a cardio-thoracic surgeon, on 25th December, 2010, in the port city of Syria, with school children playing their band ... More >>

Palestinian leaders receive the Caravan in Damascus

Monday, 27 December 2010, 11:39 am | Sandeep Pandey

Palestinian leaders receive the Caravan in Damascus Dr Sandeep Pandey – CNS Before leaving Diyarbakir on 19th December, 2010, for the last stop-over in Turkey, Gaziantep, the Asia to Gaza Solidarity Caravan visited the grave of Ali Haydar Bengi, the local ... More >>

Shankar Singh: From A Tout To An Activist

Sunday, 1 February 2009, 7:26 pm | Sandeep Pandey

Shankar Singh was a tout at the Road Transport Office earlier and used to get people’s work done by paying bribes to the officials and take his own cut. Today he is a right to information activist working with a team in Kanpur to check corruption not just ... More >>

Dr Sandeep Pandey: An Ominous Deal

Friday, 11 May 2007, 10:54 am | Sandeep Pandey

India is celebrating 9 years since it conducted it's first successful nuclear tests on 11 May 1998, ironically on Buddha Purnima. It has also recently concluded Nuclear deal with the US without realizing the trap it is falling into. This is not the first ... More >>

When Legislature Starts Functioning Like Executive

Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 5:14 pm | Sandeep Pandey

In Asia we do not follow the practice of debating international agreement entered into by our Government in the parliament or state assemblies before approving them. This lacuna was again brought to the fore in the case of India's Kerala Government ... More >>