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Bharat Bhushan

Where parties fail, can civil society succeed?

Defending the people and fighting for their rights at the ground level became less and less important.

18 Jul 2019 1:55 AM

Oppn parties unable to reinvent themselves

In India, a number of political parties, it seems, will be even more shortlived. Most of them, unfortunately, are in the Opposition.

04 Jul 2019 12:02 AM

India stares at a crisis of political leadership

The BJP has an advantage in its parliamentary numbers and time is on its side.

20 Jun 2019 1:49 AM

Tectonic shift towards a very different India

Rahul Gandhi and the OBC parties offered the protection and continuation of an evolving liberal vision.

25 May 2019 12:03 AM

May 23: Is the answer blowing in the wind?

It would have been unthinkable only a few weeks ago that the BJP would even countenance such a possibility.

09 May 2019 12:08 AM

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Are RSS, BJP risking their political future?

While the RSS as an organisation may not have backed or conspired to launch terrorist strikes against Muslims.

25 Apr 2019 12:08 AM

Polls on, but Modi still seeking a grand theme

The government’s claims of muscularity on security issues were punctured by spectacular terrorist attacks in Pathankot, Uri and Pulwama.

11 Apr 2019 5:27 AM

Why Modi’s chowkidar campaign a non-starter

Prime Minister Modi was packaged as a doer, making decisions and implementing them at an unprecedented pace.

25 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

Congress, on the back foot, is damaging itself

Now it is being said that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will neither contest a Lok Sabha seat nor campaign outside Uttar Pradesh.

15 Mar 2019 12:05 AM

What to do about Pak? Modi’s dilemma grows

The government began its retaliation against Pakistan by withdrawing the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status of Pakistan.

23 Feb 2019 12:44 AM

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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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