Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicIndian Politics

Topic: Indian Politics

Why coronavirus is making India’s politicians nervous

Old school leaders who believe in 'touch-and -feel politics' are faced with adapting to more tech-savvy ways of reaching voters in the Covid world.

SC orders criminal records of candidates be published within 48 hours of selection

The Supreme Court observed that there has been an alarming increase in number of candidates with criminal background in the last four general elections.

Sanjay Raut, Praful Patel, TR Baalu — men wielding power in Delhi for their regional bosses

From Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut to DMK’s T.R. Baalu, these politicians serve as their leaders’ eyes and ears in Delhi, and coordinate with the central govt.

Praveen Jain’s photo exhibition is a journey through India’s modern political history

The exhibition, titled ‘200 & One’, traces photojournalist Praveen Jain’s 34-year journey from the 1984 riots to the rise of Narendra Modi as PM.

Modi is actually Chandrababu Naidu 2.0

Even as they speak about ease-of-doing-business and reforms, both Naidu and Modi are now pursuing populist measures.

Indian voters are unforgiving if you don’t perform: Sachin Pilot

Speaking at Democracy Wall, Pilot said that politicians, including those from dynasties, couldn't take their careers for granted. 

Modi returning as PM in 2019 isn’t certain. India should be prepared for these scenarios

It's not a foregone conclusion who the next Prime Minister will be given there are plenty of voters who could ensure it isn't Narendra Modi.

Five major trends Shashi Tharoor sees emerging in Indian politics in 2018

Five major trends I see emerging in Indian politics in 2018: Shashi Tharoor

So long, 2017: The biggest twists and turns in Indian politics this year

From cow vigilantes killing an innocent man in Rajasthan to dramatic twists in Tamil Nadu politics to high-decibel Gujarat polls, 2017 was an eventful year.

The partyless wonders

The new crop of independents mean well. But they don't understand or respect our politics.

On Camera

YourTurn

A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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