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Bharat Bhushan

Naga settlement: So near, and yet so far

But the BJP government at the Centre must also share some of the blame for the delay in the final settlement.

06 Feb 2019 7:08 AM

Will Modi remain Sangh’s favourite?

The friction between the RSS and Mr Modi is not over Hindutva per se but more about political functioning.

06 Jan 2019 12:05 AM

No gain for democracy, or for India’s interests

The West has chosen instead to express concern over violence, intimidation and harassment of political opponents before the election.

03 Jan 2019 1:13 AM

Opposition braces for a tough fight in Bangla election

Recently, however, a number of developments have upped the excitement.

24 Nov 2018 1:01 AM

Changing place names: Fashioning potent weapons of mass distraction

The renaming and the Ram temple issue appeals to the common religious identity of the OBCs and dalits.

16 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

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Ignoring top Tibetan lamas puts India on wrong side of history

A serious issue that needs to be settled between Ugyen Dorje and Thaye Dorje is about who will inherit Rumtek Monastery as the Karmapa.

18 Oct 2018 4:48 AM

Opposition lacks potent strategy on Rafale deal

In the Rafale controversy, unlike V.P. Singh, Rahul Gandhi risks nothing.

10 Oct 2018 12:07 AM

In 2019, will ‘wild dogs’ hunt down ‘lonely lion’?

The dalits are being told that the government is their best protection against atrocities by the upper castes.

15 Sep 2018 12:00 AM

Ashes of hope: Why the BJP needs Atal as icon

In all 75 districts of UP, memorial events will be organised to scatter Vajpayee’s ashes in a river.

25 Aug 2018 5:40 AM

PM, at Red Fort, goes all out for Polls 2019

Modi had hoped that if simultaneous elections were held, his personal image would help to overcome local anti-incumbencies.

16 Aug 2018 2:27 AM

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BJP and caste politics: A rabbit waits in the hat

The government could use the report to re-categorise the OBCs by providing quotas within the 27 per cent reservations as some states have already done.

14 Aug 2018 12:14 AM

For 2019, Modi plans a new campaign mantra

The primary strand of his new narrative is to convert the 2019 general election from “Modi versus Nobody” into a “Modi vs Rahul Gandhi” contest.

02 Aug 2018 1:56 AM

BJP won’t find it easy to form new J&K govt

The killing of civilians by the security forces has not come down in the wake of Governor’s Rule in the state.

20 Jul 2018 12:06 AM

Waiting for Karmapa: Delhi in fix over Tibet

A disputed succession would divide Tibetans politically and determine the direction of their struggle.

14 Jul 2018 12:47 AM

Of a ‘Hindu Wakanda’ & modern India’s dreams

The glory of ancient Hindu science is an essential component of the Hindutva worldview.

16 Jun 2018 12:54 AM

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Did Pranab make a Faustian bargain?

The former President used the opportunity to distance himself individually from the Congress.

09 Jun 2018 5:47 AM

A monkey wrench hits the BJP’s ‘cow’ boys

The most significant byelection result was from Kairana in UP, where the BJP’s communal strategy failed.

02 Jun 2018 2:27 AM

A babu’s insider view, warts and all

After his experience of communal riots in Jabalpur and Indore, Lahiri gains several important insights.

01 Jun 2018 12:36 AM

BJP arrogance busted, Cong learns deference

This is the first time that the Modi-Shah duo has been outsmarted by their political rivals.

21 May 2018 5:35 AM

Rout to power: K’taka shows Opp. unity vital

The third part of the BJP’s election template is to deliver the final body blow using its best pugilist, Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

16 May 2018 12:40 AM

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