BJP

-May 18, 2018

DU’s new syllabus skips one of Indian history’s defining phase, claims varsity’s history student When the Delhi University’s history syllabus was changed mid-semester in 2016, students were assured that changes were minor. It was felt that the changes were restricted to the BA Programme and that honours students would remain unaffected. It’s been more than […]

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-May 17, 2018

Some mourned the ‘death of democracy’ while others had some advice for Derek O’Brien Monday’s Panchayat Election violence in West Bengal —which left 15 dead — left its mark on social media, with WhatsApp groups, Facebook users and Twitterati fighting a different kind of battle. Some rued the “death of democracy”, others called out the […]

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-May 17, 2018

A father’s love for his son proved to be Siddaramaiah’s undoing Chamundeshwari did not allow Sidda-ramaiah a last hurrah. The chief minister lost the election to his former poll manager, GT Deve Gowda. It showed up Siddaramaiah as a poor strategist, giving up his safe Varuna seat for his son, Yathindra, to test his luck […]

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-April 20, 2018

THE SACKING OF ATISHI MARLENA HAS LEFT EVERYONE WITH A QUESTION: HOW CAN THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT SACK AN ADVISOR TO THE DELHI GOVERNMENT? The cancellation of Atishi Marlena’s appointment as advisor to Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia is one of those occasions when the Narendra Modi-led central government has taken  direct aim at the Arvind […]

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-April 13, 2018

That’s the essence of the unholy war being waged by the Congress and the BJP to woo voters of Karnataka as leaders of both parties go temple hopping If Gujarat was the test case, Karnataka has seen the temple run being patented as an electoral strategy. In the run-up to the assembly elections on 12 […]

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-March 23, 2018

Telangana CM is being accused of launching not a third front but BJP’s second front When Members of Parliament of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) along with fellow lawmakers from the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), did not allow the Lok Sabha to function for three days, it might have seemed like a […]

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-March 23, 2018

Will the BJP and Congress please come clean on their association with CA’s India partner? Cambridge Analytica (CA) is in the eye of a storm after an undercover investigation caught some of its senior executives boasting about psychological manipulation, entrapment techniques and fake news campaigns in order to manipulate voters. Not only that, a Britain-based […]

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-March 15, 2018

BJP suffered embarrassing defeat in their own bastion, Gorakhpur and Phulpur, when two arch rivals, SP and BSP, put up a joint fight. Will it harbinger a bigger Muslim-Dalit alliance in 2019? The bypoll results were a shocker for the BJP. They lost two seats in their bastion, that of Gorakhpur—a seat that was represented […]

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