Free Press Journal
  • Stand up against Chinese hegemony

    The Chinese power and influence is growing in India’s neighbourhood. To the north, garrisons, airfields and missile sites, linked by modern road-rail network, underpin China’s dominant posture on the Tibetan plateau. The Xining-Lhasa rail link is progressing towards Nepal, where China has made significant political inroads.

  • Time to shed backward thinking

    You cannot stop the march of modernity, can you? No, you cannot. The world is changing and, therefore those still living in the past, wistfully reminiscing of a golden era long gone by, must revise their social, cultural and even political worldview. It is nobody’s case that we have to abandon our roots, over social and cultural heritage. No. It is a plea for harmonising that perception of ourselves with the fast

  • India could be promoting mass labour vulnerability

    The prime minister has lauded the efforts of people to seek out some form of self-employment.  One example he gave was that of a pakoda-wala selling food on the streets.

  • Army morale has to be protected

    The Supreme Court deserves to be commended for its order that no coercive action should be taken against Major Aditya Kumar of Garhwal Rifles, in connection with the death of three civilians in an Army firing in Shopian last month. This amounts to staying the FIR that had been filed against the major and his team on charges of murder under Section 302.