The Congress and the JD(S) activists, rivals on the ground, are yet to reconcile to the new political reality. The BJP might benefit by admitting disgruntled defectors from both the parties. As H.D. Kumaraswamy prepares...
The BJP has begun to leverage every bit of its organisational capacity across the country. The party uses its leaders from the northeastern states to campaign during elections in other parts of the country.
The clout of ideology-agnostic power-seekers that had diminished after 2014 seems to be returning, from UP to Karnataka.
Dissent makes for a healthy democracy, no matter what day of the week it is. People are far more likely to be happy if we have ministers who address problems.
Modi government does not take kindly to criticism. Those who do it are labelled anti-national, anti-sanksari.
Voter card and Aadhaar print only the father's name. Mother’s name is not mentioned. On the passport, father’s name is clubbed with ‘legal guardian’, and is placed above mother’s.
Privacy is a basic human right, and even criminals have those. To undermine this capacity because vicious, punitive justice sells on primetime TV debates is to tear through the foundation that this country.
From 2000 to 2015, TB claimed 33 million lives and cost the world economy an estimated $616 billion. By 2030, a further $1 trillion and 28 million lives may be lost.