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Kejriwal seeks to win power in Punjab with a freebie of power
There is no gainsaying the fact that once a prosperous state in the country is today Punjab is a poor state inhabited by rich people. They are the people who dine, dance and lead a life of janoon and joviality.... View Article
Saffron party in Karnataka is incorrigible : LEMMING COMPLEX GRIPS STATE BJP LEADERS
Arun Singh’s three-day visit to Bengaluru, in his attempts to douse the fire, however, has proved to be “an extravagant exercise in utter futility” Karnataka BJP has refused to learn any lesson from history. And the saffron party looks determined... View Article
MAMATA IN “MAOIST” MODE?
Results of the state assemblies were out in the first week of May. In three states, Kerala, Assam and West Bengal, the ruling parties retained their power. In Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, there was a transfer of power from the... View Article
THIRD FRONT ONCE MORE!
The talk of political alternative is in the air again. Ever since the coalition politics era started in 1989, the idea of third front, either as National Front or the United Front, was there in the political vocabulary. After 25... View Article
Yogi lobby confident ‘Hindutva armour’ will sail him through
A hot debate is going on in the political circles of Uttar Pradesh regarding the fate of chief minister Yogi Adityanath. With just a few months left for the assembly elections in the most politically vibrant state of the country... View Article
New Twist To Muslim Factor In Bengal Elections
The latest act of floating a political outfit Indian Secular Front (ISF) by the maverick Islamic cleric of Bengal Peerzada Abbas Siddiqui and his assertion that “it is not my job to worry about the TMC poll prospects” is certainly... View Article
A Saga Of Mistakes Misadventures And Policy Fiascos Of Congress Governments Of The Past
Even as the Indian National Congress (INC) inherited, by default, the reins of power from the British in 1947, it went about making mistake after mistake. The combined weight of these mistakes has resulted in the party ending up in... View Article
Congress Haunted By Its Past
The political drama presently on in the desert state of Rajasthan may end or may not end in Congress party’s favour. Threatened by the loss of one more state the high command has ordered every leader in its command to... View Article
Does Opposition mean merely ‘being opposite’?
The role of an Opposition is very important in a democracy, as it corrects the government, if the decision taken by the ruling party is not in favour of the people. However, a big confusion has been created regarding the... View Article
The Injudicious Politics over Migrants
On March 24, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the first phase of nationwide lockdown for 21 days till April 14 to prevent the spread of Chinese virus (Covid-19). The government had to take this big decision because India’s health sector... View Article