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POLITICS

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Dalits, BJP, Meira Kumar, Congress

When BJP's Ram Nath Kovind defeats Opposition's Meira Kumar in Presidential race

The real battle would be which side is able to eat into the rival's side and to what extent.

POLITICS

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Modi government, Congress, BJP, 2017 Presidential Elections

Presidential elections: Opposition must reject BJP's dangerous ploy for consensus

Modi will be facing the Lok Sabha election in two years from now. The office of the president is called upon to play an important role in case of a hung Parliament.

ART & CULTURE

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UPA, Congress, Environment ministry

How environment was pushed to the brink of disaster in India

[Book extract] There is something even more troubling than the high rate of clearance, of decimation of protected wildlife habitats.

POLITICS

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BJP, Congress, Rahul Gandhi

What Mahatma Gandhi would've advised Rahul on his 47th birthday

Were the Mahatma alive, the first piece of advice he would have offered the Congress VP would be to find another job.

POLITICS

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Congress, Amit Shah, Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing clever about Amit Shah calling Mahatma Gandhi a 'chatur Baniya'

The BJP president has needlessly run straight into a double-edged sword.

POLITICS

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Congress, Farmers, Madhya Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi

Madhya Pradesh farmers' unrest: At least Rahul Gandhi has started trying

His last five outings seem to convey a sense of purpose to correct old mistakes and putting some energy into his party.

POLITICS

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Congress, BJP, President of India

Who will PM Modi choose as the next President of India?

Given the electoral arithmetic, it's almost certain that the country's next president will be from the BJP camp.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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Marxism, Dynasty politics, Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress

Congress has long lost its identity as India’s national freedom party

The party is becoming merely another far-Left party with no independent intellectual voice of its own.

POLITICS

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BJP, Rahul Gandhi, Congress

Why Kamal Nath's attack on Modi government falls flat on Congress' face

Where are the sustained field-level agitations? Where are the attempts to re-connect with workers, voters and masses?