By extending the epidemic of political correctness to words and their usage, the BJP is emptying politics of its meaning.
What really happened at the not-at-all-secret meeting with former Pakistani officials at Mani Shankar Aiyar’s house.
“If indeed PM Modi is serious about the charge that the dinner meeting at Mani’s house was a conspiracy then he must hold an independent inquiry,” Sinha said.
The prime minister has a complicated relationship with the truth, making outlandish claims and sometimes offering outright lies.
Rejecting the charge as “innuendos and falsehoods”, Singh said he was deeply pained by the prime minister’s “ill thought transgression”.
Rahul has committed the cardinal sin of politics: he has abandoned his bravest general at the height of a battle that he could very well have won.
The deliberate averting of the gaze from genuine newsworthy issues is equally a sign of how journalists are out to divert the national conversation.
Aiyar has called the prime minister a “neech aadmi” (despicable person) but apologised later when Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the Congress does not endorse such language.
Though the meme was removed soon after it was put out, BJP leaders lost no time in demanding to know if the move had the party’s leadership’s support.
“Our sorrow is common to all of us; we have become the playthings of both countries (India and Pakistan).”
As the unorganised sector continues suffering, civil society members, bankers and politicians remain sceptical of demonetisation’s impact on black money.
The fight to make the right to contest elections a fundamental right is on, but in the meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of poor, Dalit and Adivasi people, religious minorities and women in two states are waiting in limbo.
New Delhi: Nearly eight years have passed since communal violence in Kandhamal claimed the lives of 82 people, mostly Christian adivasis and dalits, damaged 6,000 houses and displaced 56,000 people in 2008. The government, however, officially recorded only 39 deaths. In addition, 395 churches were destroyed and two […]
The manner in which the MHA has taken on Greenpeace has come in for severe criticism from the Opposition