Sunday, 23 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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On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

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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