Justice Rajindar Sachar passed away on Friday. He was 94, so one could say that it was a life well lived, and that everything is eventually perishable in this world. What could be better than to be able to live by your ideals, and when you die, to have a ring of admirers to remember you. These words of consolation, of solace, do provide succour to the bereaved. Yet, there is a void that Sachar saheb leaves. This sense of emptiness is compounded by the times we live in, when the values of trust and conviction are plummeting, both in public and in private spheres.
Prime Minister Modi's devotees may find it difficult to believe but they should verify what is stated if they love Bharat Mata more than they love Narendra Modi.
It hurts to speak of Neelabh Mishra in the past tense. This is not just because he was a very dear friend, co traveller and mentor to many social movement actors. He was of course all that. But more than anything else, it is because he personified a sense of time and space in which there are no permanent discontinuities.
Aadhaar Act is a black act, it declares an open war against citizens’ rights & their sensitive information. Centre, several States & Banks violating Supreme Court’s order on biometric UID/Aadhaar likely to face music
At paragraph 118 of his Budget Speech, Arun Jaitely, Finance Minister, said, “Aadhaar has provided an identity to every Indian. Aadhar has eased delivery of so many public services to our people. Every enterprise, major or small, also needs a unique ID. The Government will evolve a Scheme to assign every individual enterprise in India a unique ID.” There are three claims made in these four sentences. They do not present a factual picture.
Claim No.1: Aadhaar has provided an identity to every Indian