Amitabh Tiwari

OPEN TO OPINION

Indian politics and elections blogger.

POLITICS

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5 controversies that marred Narasimha Rao's political legacy

Though he is rightly called the unsung hero of economic reforms in India, his tenure was fairly controversial.

Amitabh Tiwari
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POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

HD Deve Gowda: Accidental PM who taught every Indian politician to hope

A compromise candidate dependent on Congress, he had no real agenda, apart from survival.

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

Prashant Kishor's real test begins now with Rahul Gandhi

The master poll strategist's main agenda now appears to be the defeat of BJP at any cost.

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Why Supreme Court's stand in Uttarakhand crisis is baffling

It raises serious questions about the ability of judges of our lower courts in handling constitutional crisis.

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

The love-hate relationship between BJP and Jayalalithaa

It has left the saffron brigade without any allies in the state.

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Can BJP mark its entry in Assam?

Muslims may vote strategically to defeat the saffron brigade in the state.

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Leave aside Mamata, BJP won't even unseat Left in Bengal

The saffron party has to wait for another five years, at least, to serve as opposition to Didi.

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba

MONEY

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Salaried class is the biggest loser in Jaitley's Budget

Because they are not a vote-bank, this group has no say in the way tax is either collected or spent.

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba

MONEY

 |   8-minute read

Is bad loan waiver another 2G scam?

Have corporate houses benefited from this largesse in the same way as in the coal and spectrum allocation scandals?

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Forget Jungle Raj, crime is actually down in Nitish-Lalu's Bihar

Crime is right now at the centre of attention of the media, especially Hindi news channels.

Amitabh Tiwari
@Politicalbaaba