Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicOpposition

Topic: opposition

If you want to defend India’s republic, don’t just focus on Modi-baiting

We, who wish to reclaim the republic, must begin the new year by realising the power of positive politics.

Complete opposition unity is a fantasy. It just needs to stop being at war with itself

To defeat BJP, the idea of Opposition must evolve from 'vipaksha' to 'pratipaksha' — a citizens' movement.

Lok Sabha passes bill to link voter ID with Aadhaar in 20 mins, as Opposition & others object

Move will ‘purify electoral rolls’ says Law Minister Rijiju. But Opposition parties as well as BJD & YSRCP, which have backed govt legislation before, ask why the ‘tearing hurry'.

Regional parties ‘need alternative plan’ to tackle BJP, but guarded about Mamata-led opposition

Since her landslide win in West Bengal this May, Mamata Banerjee has been trying to expand TMC's footprints in the rest of the country, and has carried out a series of inductions.

TRS attends Congress-led Oppn meet — a first since KCR became CM — as tensions with BJP grow

TRS presence at Congress-led meet in Delhi comes at a time when CM K. Chandrashekar Rao has been targeting the BJP over paddy procurement issues in Telangana.

Prashant Kishor’s prediction about BJP is bang on. India’s opposition has a lot to do with it

They say 'who needs enemies when you have friends like these'. For the BJP, who needs friends when you have enemies like these?

Prashant Kishor is right—underestimate Modi and you shall remain out of power

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Hathras to Lakhimpur Kheri, opposition is only relying on BJP missteps, not setting agenda

The opposition in UP has found its voice, but it needs to dig its own agenda, not merely beat the anti-Modi tin drum.

Congress-mukt Bharat is not just BJP’s dream anymore. Other parties want it too

There is a reason why TMC, BSP to DMK, most regional parties are ditching Congress coalition plans.

After Test cancellation, serious questions need to be raised with Indian team officials

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A view of the old city of Sana'a

Yemen’s ragtag rebels became a threat to world economy, showed military power has its limits

Iran and Saudi Arabia are talking—but it might be too late to put the war-making djinn back in the bottle. Power-brokers in Yemen depend on violence to secure influence.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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