Author: Rakesh Duda

Duda’s Daily Doodle

FARM BILLS The the two Bills on Farm Reforms and the one on the amendment to the Essential Commodities Act that were passed in the Lok Sabha on 16 September are being used as political tools by the opposition. And, even Akali Dal, a partner in the NDA, has taken […]

Duda’s Daily Doodle

September 17, 2020 CANNABIS The opinion in the country seems to be divided over whether it is important to continue with the hyped ongoing public discourse on the clean-up operation of Bollywood from its alleged drug and underworld nexus or should we let that be carried out as per the […]

Duda’s Daily Doodle

The Covid-19 pandemic has played havoc with life in India. As it is, the economic performance in the pre-Covid-19 period was far from what it should have been in the BJP government’s pursuit of becoming a 5 trillion dollar economy. The GDP growth steadily declined from 8.3 per cent in […]

Duda’s Daily Doodle

    September 13, 2020 The Congress Party goes for a re-jig and ousts Ghulam Nabi Azad from the organizational position. The High Command – whatever that means in a  supposedly democratic institution – has settled the score with the senior leader for thinking of reviving the party without having […]

Duda’s Daily Doodle

The spat between the Bollywood star, Kangana Ranaut, and the Shiv Sena Member of Parliament, Sanjay Raut, is yet another story that the news channels have lapped on to for their noisy debates. The story was so damn inconsequential initially that, ideally, it did not warrant any human attention. But, […]

Duda’s Daily Doodle

  Six non-BJP ruled states went with a review petition to the Supreme Court seeking postponement of the JEE and NEET examinations that are being held in this month. There are obvious compulsions for the Government to get the close to 2.5 million students into the academic mainstream as, also, […]

Murder Mystery and Media

For the last few weeks most of the electronic media is following the developments in the investigation and the associated activities in respect of the death of the budding star of Indian cinema, Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR). The revelations and the discussions that are telecast incessantly have divided the TV […]