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Many still consider feminism and foreign policy to be linked by a marriage of convenience, designed to either acknowledge the political accomplishments of women in the sphere of foreign policy or to bring attention to so called women‘s issues, such as reproduction rights and population control. The past 30 years has seen a growth in literature; a recent creation of the journals that address foreign policy issues in a multidisciplinary fashion focusing on the important idea of widening and bringing women into the discussion on foreign policy and not creating a separate platform for them as foreign policies should be whole and engaging rather than segregated and divided in the face of issues that stand before us.

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The Indian armed forces have a rich history and decorated generals like General K M Cariappa and  Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw have served the country throughout. But off late, their interests have been ignored. The recommendations made by the Seventh Pay Commission (SPC) do not address the concerns of the servicemen. Though the  SPC has recommended a 23.5% pay hike in the pay of all the Central government employees, armed forces are unhappy with the same. There is wide disparity in the hazard allowances between the civil, paramilitary and military services.

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The death of the young Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi, made me realize the severity of the refugee crisis and as an afterthought, I have tried to compare the current refugee policies of Australia, Canada, India and the United States. While  the U.S., Canada and Australia have similar policies on immigration, India is different. Australians and Canadians feel that immigration has led to demographic and economic growth but the immigration issue has also led to the rise of right wing nationalism and xenophobia.

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The National Council for Economic Research and Training (NCERT) is in midst of revising the national curriculum. A democratic process has been established through which State boards, educational experts, policy-makers and socio-cultural organizations have been consulted for their advice. It is my dream as a Member of Parliament from Assam that the modern NCERT curriculum reflect the historic and cultural importance of Assam and the rest of Northeast India.

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100 days of a new government has become a media event in the age of 24/7 television. Both politicians and people know that it is too early to judge yet TV anchors overwhelms viewers with hours of endless debate. Being a politician one cannot withdraw from a debate so I write this blog to offer my views.
The government has taken a few credible steps. Its emphasis on financial inclusion, sanitation and cleanliness, FDI in defence and insurance and smart cities has won praise from many corners.

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It has been quite long since the North-eastern Community has been crying foul about the Delhi citizens and Police discrimination against those belonging to the North-eastern states of India - Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and even Sikkim.

Especially North-east girls in Delhi, who come here for higher education and job opportunity, are extremely unsafe and vulnerable in India's capital city. But we can’t avoid the boys too. Many of north-eastern men were been attacked and brutally in the last sometimes.

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Every day is a step forward, where sometimes we play a tug-of-war with life
Sometimes it pulls us away from where we want to be, for good or bad
Sometimes we need to pull it towards where we want it to be, for a good or bad
As a friend recently said, life is but a series of decisions to where you want it to head to

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