Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicIndian Politics

Topic: Indian Politics

On Maharashtra, BJP only concerned with three Gs. Gujarat, Guwahati and Goa—connect the dots

Lalu and Yashwant Sinha never gelled well. The rift goes long back—when Sinha was a top bureaucrat and Lalu an emerging leader.

Dear Congresspersons of conscience, if you don’t remove Gandhi obstacle, you’re helping Modi

Congresspersons parrot the dogma that the party will collapse if the Gandhis are ejected. But why should a Congress incapable of self-reform while India faces a crisis survive?

Paul Brass, ‘prolific & original’ scholar of Indian politics over 6 decades, passes away

The American political scientist was known for his seminal work on India’s socio-political realities, including a three-part biography of former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh.

SubscriberWrites: Thirty year cycles in India shows how politics have shifted grounds

It would take 20 more years to figure how and what the 2010-2030 period brings to table for India, writes Amol Holey.

Prashant Kishor is turning a new page in politics. It’s well thought out and minus any drama

When political stalwarts refuse to acknowledge his presence, Prashant Kishor hits back with his strategic brilliance.

Fuel & gas price rise season is back, and what India should donate to the Commonwealth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

New book explores UP’s story in post-Independence India & how politics plays out in the state

Published by HarperCollins, ‘From Lucknow to Lutyens: The Power and Plight of Uttar Pradesh’ by Abhigyan Prakash will be released on 21 March on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

‘Offer your hand, not judgment’, says Banka youth leader & social activist Sharad Kumar Yadav

Despite coming from a political background, Yadav was not inclined towards politics initially. However, he wanted to serve the society and make a difference.

SubscriberWrites: We need to discuss issues divorced from political influence. Social engineering is key

Has the NSA unwittingly brought society into the forefront of national debates? It is a good turn if that happens.

Sushmita Dev’s exit says it all – Rahul Gandhi’s ‘young Congress team’ isn’t happening

With high-profile exits, Rahul Gandhi's young Congress is collapsing even before it could be built. In this under-renovation party, crucial pillars are missing.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

20% of Agniveers in first-batch recruits will be women, says Indian Navy

Nearly 10,000 women have already registered for the online application process later this month; this is the first time that Navy is inducting women as sailors.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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