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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
Will Delhi Become Victim Of Freebie Culture Yet Again?
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had won the 2013 and 2015 Delhi Assembly elections on the plank of populist measures such as free water, electricity, WiFi, medical care, etc to people of the low-income group. This time around, it is... View Article
Has the era of pre-poll alliance come to an end?
In recently-concluded Maharashtra elections, BJP-Shiv Sena alliance won an absolute majority, BJP secured 105 seats, Shiv Sena 56, Congress 44 and the Nationalist Congress Party 54. However, the ambitious Shiv Sena decided to go with NCP and Congress to get... View Article
Sunami of Modi drowns opposition
A bitter election, which is being fought, now is in final phases. The ocean of voting public veered towards booths right from 11th April to 19th May when it will settle in the sands of times quietly. Dominant feature of... View Article
Who needs Statehood for Delhi?
With the process of General Elections to Lok Sabha in the country already set in motion, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has become more vociferous and active to pursue his Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) demand for Statehood for Delhi. Next... View Article
How Congress went wrong only to oppose Modi
Last five years have been full of complexities for Congress, as it did not succeed in creating a positive environment in its favour. It’s only because of the absence of strong leadership and its flip-flop on sharing power with regional... View Article