The Valley smells yet another conspiracy as an RSS-backed NGO approaches the Supreme Court to scrap J&K’s special status
Relations between the two coalition partners have always been rocky, but so far both are just hanging on
Riots in the city after the local administration refuses permission to Hindu groups who want to immerse idols in the Ganga
The RSS and the BJP are closely connected and this is how it’s always been
The state High Court ruling upholding a 1932 ban on beef has Kashmiris fuming – and is bringing together its many political and religious factions in a rare show of solidarity
Non-vegetarians in Mumbai and other places will have to stick with vegetarian food for a few days after the government disallows sale of meat for four days
The earlier coyness of the RSS is gone. It will now play an even bigger role in Indian politics
With the CBI entrusted with investigating corruption allegations against the well-connected UP engineer Yadav Singh, the SP leadership knows the only way to save itself is to strike a deal with the BJP.
Like dalits, large numbers of Muslims also suffer from background inequalities that impede the attainment of full citizenship rights. Why are these sections not candidates for affirmative action?
Himanta Biswa Sharma’s departure for the BJP is a loss for the Congress. But will it help the BJP?
Nitish has always enjoyed the women’s vote, but this time the BJP too is wooing them big time
New Delhi: In clear indications that the government may make a U-turn on the contentious land acquisition law, a Parliamentary committee today approved changes in the Modi government’s bill including on the consent clause, that will restore the UPA law. The way for a possible climb down by the […]
By invoking the past sins of the Congress, the BJP is seeking an amoral equivalence in corruption
This is an English translation of the letter senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar wrote to BJP president Amit Shah on July 11, 2015. Under your leadership, several new programmes are being initiated to give the party organisation a new direction and dimension. It is our good fortune that […]
With the trickle of desertions rapidly turning into a torrent, the Congress party in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is facing a crisis like never before
Mamata Bannerjee has reneged on all promises, but there is no political force to challenge her
The Congress candidate won but both the UDF and LDF have seen their vote share erode as the BJP makes spectacular gains
The eleventh hour withdrawal of a UNESCO bid to consider Delhi as a heritage city smacks of arbitrariness and prejudice
The RSS and its fronts are using the conversion of Sikhs to Christianity and the demand for the early release of Sikh militants from jail as issues to poach upon the Akali Dal’s vote bank among rural Sikhs.
If Ajit Pawar’s case gets lost in the maze of the big case against him, the BJP gets to keep its image of fighting corruption intact while at the same time balancing the Shiv Sena off against the NCP
Every election is important in a democracy but the Bihar assembly elections will not only shape the future power structure of the state but also decide, and possibly alter, the course of the country’s polity
संसदीय लोकतंत्र में हर चुनाव महत्वपूर्ण होता है, लेकिन बिहार के दोनों गठबंधनों के लिए इस चुनाव के खास मायने हैं। इससे सिर्फ बिहार की भावी सत्ता का स्वरूप ही नहीं तय होगा, इसके नतीजे देश के भावी राजनीतिक समीकरण का चेहरा-मोहरा भी तय करेंगे।
The next big test of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra will be the forthcoming election to the Mumbai municipal corporation, which is the only real power base the Sena still controls.
Extensive central forces and a reworked expenditure monitoring system will be deployed to curb money and muscle power
Rahul Gandhi’s barbs may not make much difference electorally, certainly not immediately, but Modi realises a dent in the image can be damaging in the long run. And that’s something he can’t afford.
Why was the State of Tamil Nadu, which Jaya’s party controls, allowed to prosecute her in the High Court? Why did the Congress-run state government in Karnataka allow this? Why did the BJP remain silent as the case was sabotaged?
If the weight of evidence is what presumably swung matters Jayalalithaa’s way in the Karnataka High Court on Monday, it is the political heft she commands in Tamil Nadu and nationally that will determine what happens next.
Construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya was among the promises made by BJP in its election manifesto which it had released in the run up to last year’s General elections.