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Bharat Bhushan

Naga talks hostage to developments in J&K

The constitutional backsliding that began in Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to have only localised consequences.

14 Aug 2019 1:20 AM

Big J&K changes leave many wild cards in play

The Kashmir Valley is like a pressure cooker, with no safety valve available today.

08 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Why PM Modi heard the call of the wild

Prime Minister Modi’s macho aura is at the centre of his attempt to push competitors out of the public sphere.

01 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

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

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

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

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