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POLITICS

 |  Metrosocial |  4-minute read
Assembly Polls 2017, #OneNationOneElection

Why India needs one-time polls

The country is likely to witness elections for two to five Assemblies every six months till 2021.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Uttar Pradesh, Assembly elections 2017, UP Assembly Polls

Why BJP is celebrating even before winning UP polls

Celebrations in the poll-bound state for victories in Maharashtra and Odisha would definitely raise eyebrows.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Indian-Americans, Trump, Hate Crime, Kansas shooting

Former NYT reporter explains why Donald Trump has everything to do with Kansas shooting

A small fraction of those who listen to him will arm themselves and go to war. And people will die.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Extremism, India, Democracy

Why the Indian democracy is under threat

Our democratic institutions are increasingly weakening and the executive is a party to it.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Uttar Pradesh, BJP, Assembly Polls 2017

Why Rajnath Singh has bewildered BJP and angered Amit Shah

The home minister may increase the volume of his dissent depending on UP poll results.

POLITICS

 |  Musings from afar |  4-minute read
US, Michael Flynn, Donald Trump

Donald Trump can't afford to lose grip

The US intelligence community is convinced that his administration has been compromised by Russia.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Indian-Americans, Trump, Hate Crime, Kansas shooting

Hate crime in Trump land is not a breaking news for Indian-Americans

Congressmen of Indian origin need to make their voice heard institutionally.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Uttar Pradesh polls, Farmer suicides, Agriculture

Modi's harebrained loan waiver plan will leave UP farmers in ruin

Such band-aids in the past have crippled Indian farming and helped governments avoid uncomfortable reforms.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Sikh religious elections, Sikhism, DSGMC polls

How elections to religious bodies weaken Sikhs, negate their core doctrine

Voting for Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee is scheduled for February 26.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Congress, Rahul Gandhi

By the time Rahul Gandhi matures, Congress will be as good as dead

The BJP is unstoppable when it is faced with the party in a direct contest.