Loksatta founder Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan attended a 2 day India conference at Harvard University on the 6th and 7th of February. Speakers at the conference included several top politicians, business leaders, bollywood celebrities, artists, NGO leaders, and Faculty of leading US universities researching on various aspects of India’s development. Over 750 students and participants were in attendance. Dr.
"On the 26th of January 1950, we are going to enter into a life of contradictions. In politics we will have equality and in social and economic life we will have inequality. In politics we will be recognizing the principle of one man one vote and one vote one value. In our social and economic life, we shall, by reason of our social and economic structure, continue to deny the principle of one man one value. How long shall we continue to live this life of contradictions? How long shall we continue to deny equality in our social and economic life?
The One Hyderabad alliance for clean politics announces that seat sharing negotiations between Loksatta Party, CPI(M), CPI have concluded successfully. Loksatta Party will contest 35 seats, CPI(M) 33 seat and CPI 22 seats, MCPI(2) 2 seats Several other organizations including the Most Backward Class JAC, nd colony welfar associations will be joining and contesting few seats. More seats will be contested by the alliance and announced shortly.
AGENDA: OVERALL PROTECTION OF THE FUTURE OF ALL THE THIRTEEN DISTRICTS OF ANDHRA PRADESH
DATE: NOVEMBER 7, 2015
Smt. Hyma Potineni, National General Secretary and Sri Bheesetti Babjee, AP State General Secretary have stated in a Press Release on Friday that the 9th Anniversary Celebration Programme on 7th November in Anantapur is the platform to announce the Action Plan to protect the future well-being of all the 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh in a holistic manner.
Terming the Supreme Court verdict striking down the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act as hasty and patently unconstitutional, Loksatta founder Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan today demanded that an emergency session of Parliament be convened immediately so that it can assert its supremacy in determining the procedure for judicial appointments.
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Reacting to the Leading US based South Asian academics urge, Silicon Valley to be cautious in dealing with Modi government, Loksatta Party's National President Surendra Srivastava in a statement cautioned them that one may oppose a political party or dislike a politician, but a country is much bigger than a party or a person. To caution against investing in a democratic country based on an ill-advised visa denial or allegations never proved yet in a Court of Law is not just ludicrous, it belies an academic frame of mind.
"My greetings to all Indians on completion of 68 years of Independence. We are like no other nation. 5000 years of continuing history and civilisation, unmatched linguistic and ethnic diversity, peaceful coexistence of every faith and belief known to man, and extraordinarily rich and varied cultural heritage - all these make India an unlikely nation-state. And yet this great nation was brought together by Mahatma Gandhi's genius and the untiring efforts of our founding fathers.
Loksatta Party national leadership is convening in Hyderabad July 31st and Aug 1st for their strategic planning leading to the GHMC elections. Addressing the press, the National President Mr Surendra Srivastava said, "The recent spate of unbridled corruption across the country, be it the Vyapam Scam in MP, the Chikki Scam in Maharashtra or the corruption within Karnataka Lokayukta, has affirmed that all of the ruling parties are undifferentiated in their taint.
Dr. Jaya Prakash Narayan, Founder of Loksatta Party, expressed deep shock over the unfortunate deaths of innocent citizens in the stampede at Rajamundry earlier today. Dr. JP appealed to the state government to provide medical assistance to all injured and to standby the families that lost precious lives.