Sunday, 25 February, 2018

Politics

Chandrashekhar Azad

Kanshi Ram was my idol, Mayawati ruined the party: Bhim Army founder

Jailed Dalit leader Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan claims his organisation has never indulged in violence and that he is a firm believer in Indian Constitution.
New BJP Headquarter

BJP gets a new address but is set to retain its hold over 11...

BJP is the first major national party to shift its base to a location outside the Lutyens’s zone following an SC order.
Jonathan N. Sangma

A week before assembly polls, political violence on rise in Meghalaya & Nagaland

NCP candidate Jonathan N. Sangma killed in an IED blast in Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills; two candidates in Nagaland allege attempts on their lives.
Bhanubhai

The shocking death of Bhanubhai: Why are Dalits in Gujarat angry?

Bhanubhai’s dead body has not been accorded dignified burial even after 48 hours, and no state minister has visited.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his family during a visit to historic Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad | PTI

All family and no work: Justin Trudeau’s lonely 48 hours in India

From the moment the Canadian PM landed in New Delhi to his latest trip to Gujarat, Justin Trudeau has faced a series of snubs from Modi govt.

As BJP’s star campaigner, Yogi Adityanath has a 42 per cent success rate

Since he became UP CM in 2017, Yogi has campaigned in Gujarat & Himachal. BJP campaign managers are flooded with requests to bring him for rallies.
RSS cadets | Representational image

Unlike Nehru, Narendra Modi has no army of intellectual elite and the RSS is...

The ‘elite’ doesn’t mean elitism, it just means intellectuals and artists who can promote the spread of knowledge. And Modi doesn't have them.
Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah | @siddaramaiah

Exclusive: Buoyed by Cauvery verdict, Siddaramaiah takes on BJP & ‘irrelevant’ Modicare

Karnataka CM believes Congress will get a majority on its own in upcoming polls, says people won’t trust Yeddyurappa, Amit Shah or Narendra Modi again.
Indira Gandhi

Modi detests Nehru, but loves Indira’s lousy economics. Fact: she was rectifying her blunders

Indira’s change of heart got trapped between two tragic air crashes, one killing her most Left minister, and other, her economically Right son.
Students of Tripura University

Born and raised under CPI(M) rule, Tripura’s young voters root for change

Tripura’s young voters are not happy about unemployment and lack of development in the state.
Illustration by Peali Dezine

With ‘just two slaps’ at the CM’s home a huge blow dealt to politician-civil servant ties

Fights between politicians and civil servants aren’t new. Physical violence in a CM’s residence is a new low.

Gujarat Elections 2017