Swati Chaturvedi

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a journalist.

POLITICS

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It's not just Muslims, this is how Adityanath views Christians and women

Makes you wonder at the BJP's commitment to hugely publicised schemes such as 'beti bachao, beti padhao'.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

What Modi, Sangh plan to achieve with Yogi Adityanath as CM of Uttar Pradesh

Where does the much mentioned 'vikas' go? It will be reduced to another jumla like 'achhe din'.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

How Modi's India spawned the neo-bigot age

Unfortunately, a democracy is only as good as the quality of dissent it allows.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

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

 |   5-minute read

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.

VOICES

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Why the voter is the donkey in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections

Despite the surging crowds mobilised via Amit Shah's hugely financed poll machine, PM Modi and his speeches evoke the maximum derision.

POLITICS

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Amit Shah is not helping Modi win UP elections

BJP president is no longer the potent vote gatherer he was in 2014. Delhi and Bihar results are a proof.

POLITICS

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With Sonia out, Priyanka in, what will poor Rahul Gandhi do?

This has several implications for the Congress party.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

What does Rahul Gandhi want? Even Congress does not know

He jumps from cause to cause and then vanishes after a stray sound-bite.