Politics

Centre-State Logjam in Delhi Becomes Uglier: Row over Prakash and Ruling AAP Unfortunate

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere has been constant trouble between the BJP-led government at the Centre and Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party government. This is not to justify the midnight drama at Kejriwal’s residence wherein in the presence of the Chief Minister, the Chief Secretary was reportedly roughed up. This is, perhaps, the first instance of this type and […]

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Balancing Act of Modi between Globalisation and Protectionism

Reading Time: 4 minutesFundamentally, Chinese and Indian protectionism differ widely. Even though the aim of protectionism was common, that is, fostering the domestic industry behind the wall of high tariff, non-tariff barriers and hidden subsidies, Chinese protectionism was aimed at making the nation a global hub for manufacturing while India’s protectionism was to make the nation self-sufficient in […]

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BJP, Congress Play Caste Politics in Madhya Pradesh By-Elections

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe BJP leadership named Minister Yashodhara Scindia as the main campaigner and tried to convert the election into a fight between Yashodhara Scindia and her nephew Jyotiraditya Scindia, but that was not to be. Both Yashodhara and Jyotiraditya did not speak a word against each other. The two constituencies are part of erstwhile Gwalior state […]

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Political Delicacies: Mamata Reaches Out to the Hindus

Reading Time: 3 minutesTMC has embarked on a new strategy to woo the majority community by their new strategy of reaching out to priests by organising conferences in different districts. TMC leaders have been addressing Hindu priests at these meetings. Mamata Banerjee believes she will have an important role in Delhi after the Lok Sabha elections next year.  […]

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Kejriwal Making Delhi his Anarchy Laboratory: Slaps Centre with Aadhar Waiver for Ration

Reading Time: 4 minutesKejriwal bumps off Aadhar, frees millions of ration cards from the mandatory hold of the unique identification number. With that he not only cocks a snook at the Centre, he also proves that not for nothing is he called a self-proclaimed anarchist. Anarchy spells ‘lawlessness’ and by snapping ties with Aadhar, even if limited to […]

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Trolls in Their Internet Sprawls: Modi Helps Create New Kind of Jobs

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe reality is often brushed under the carpet by Modi’s rivals whose numbers will increase manifold as general elections 2019 approach with a deadly certainty. A huge number of those gunning for Modi are people he has directly or indirectly given paying jobs – Internet trolls. A report for the Different Truths.  Canadian Prime Minister […]

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Uphill Battle for BJP in Left Bastion Tripura

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe BJP’s strenuous endeavours show a willingness to work hard if only to prepare the ground for future gains, although there may not be any immediate advantages. True, the BJP’s resources enable it to invest in apparently unviable projects which many other parties cannot afford to do. Here’s a report for Different Truths.  The enormous […]

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Scams Again for Poll Battle as in 2014: Modi Tries pinning all Ills on Congress

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe PNB scam could add to uncertainties for the BJP government to return with a comfortable majority in 2019. For the same reason, Modi would be still wavering on a snap poll. Here’s a report for Different Truths.  The biggest scandal in India’s banking sector – an alleged 11,400 crore fraud involving Punjab National Bank […]

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