• He is a man with a mission, who has embarked on the path of Nation building. Always positive and confident, KD Singh believes that he will be able to bring in the positive transformation that he wishes to see. KD Singh is the Trinamool Congress MP in the Rajya Sabha, representing the State of Jharkhand. He is a pioneer of social, educational and healthcare developments within India, committed to bringing positive change in the country. The KD Singh Foundation is set to become a frontrunner in the path of social upliftment and welfare initiatives, and undertakes development programmes that are focused on inclusive growth.

Gender Sensitization Bill- A step towards a ‘Nirbhaya’ society

A year after India awakened from its deep slumber to protect its women, I write about my own journey of working for rehabilitation of rape victims and experiences along the way. Like the rest of the country, I was shocked and horrified by the Delhi gangrape and the reaction of the top leaders in our … Continue reading

No Room for Complacency on Fighting Aids

HIV/AIDS is not a conventional disease. The characteristics of the virus make HIV/AIDS a long and slow episode. By the time a few are identified, many more exist whose condition has not been diagnosed; even more who are well, but infected with the virus. This creates a major problem because by the time significant numbers … Continue reading

Time for a return to a bipartisan foreign policy

The evolution of India’s foreign policy over the last 60 odd years since its Independence has been marked by periods of idealism, pragmatism and realism, in varying degrees, but the pursuit of bipartisan consensus was a sine qua non for the governments of the day. However, that began to erode around the turn of the … Continue reading

ऐतिहासिक होगा 2014 का लोकसभा चुनाव

49 फीसदी महिलाओं की चुनाव में भागीदारी रचेगी इतिहास 2014 का लोकसभा चुनाव भारतीय समाज के लिए एक ऐतिहासिक मोड़ होगा, 49 फीसदी महिला मतदाता इस बार अपना मत देकर भारत का भविष्य तय करेंगी। भारत में महिलाओं के लिए राजनीतिक प्रतिनिधित्व के मुद्दे पर पहली सार्वभौमिक वयस्क मताधिकार की मांग 1917 में उठी थी, … Continue reading

निजी क्षेत्रों की पहल से ही खेलों के स्तर में होगा सुधार

अभी हाल ही में मैंने भारतीय हॉकी महासंघ के अध्यक्ष के रूप में पदभार संभाला है। मैं हॉकी की आन बान शान और पुरातन गौरव को पुनः स्थापित करने के लिए लगातार प्रयासरत हूं। हालांकि हॉकी की वर्तमान स्थिति को अलग करके मापा नहीं जा सकता, यह  मुद्दा अपने आप में काफी संवेदनशील है। भारत में … Continue reading

Are we ready for law on Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage?

Marriage Laws should represent the social realities of a country and thus by virtue, be evolutive. In that sense, the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2013 passed by Rajya Sabha on the 26th of August maybe perceived by many as a progressive step in adapting the law to the changing dynamics of Indian society. However, a … Continue reading

देश में उद्यमशीलता को प्रोत्साहित करने की जरूरत

विश्व को भारत में संभावनाएं दिखाई दे रही है। वो हमारे देश को बाजार की तरह देखते हैं। उन्हें यहां 1 अरब से अधिक खरीददार दिखाई देते हैं। जहां वे अपने उत्पादों को बेच सकते हैं। हमारी मानवीय संपदा विश्व के लिए आकर्षण का केंद्र है। यही कारण है कि बहुराष्ट्रीय कंपनियां हमारे देश में … Continue reading

2014 Elections: An unprecedented opportunity for the Women of India

Hierarchical classifications and gender disparity are broad terms used to identify the plight of women in India. Delve deeper and the manifestation of these attitudes stare back at you: Security, nutrition, sanitation and healthcare. The growing incidence of rape across the country has amplified some or most of the fears and insecurities that many Indian … Continue reading

मुजफ्फरनगर ने भाईचारे की मिसाल कायम की

साथियों… मुजफ्फरनगर जिले के लोगों ने आपसी भाईचारे की मिसाल पेश की है, खामपुर गांव के छह निवासियों ने अपनी खेतीहर जमीन दान में दी है। इनका मकसद पाक है, यह चाहते हैं कि इन खेतीहर जमीनों पर दंगा पीड़ितों का पुनर्वास हो, वो यहां आएं और बसे, अपना घरबार फिर से आबाद करें। इस … Continue reading

The human cost of Muzaffarnagar violence is mind numbing

Friends, the violence that recently engulfed Muzaffarnagar and some adjoining districts of western Uttar Pradesh was not only unfortunate but disturbing, too. While the discourse in the immediate aftermath of the outbreak of violence was on the administration’s failure to contain it, the full extent of the human tragedy that followed weeks of rioting is … Continue reading