Swati Chaturvedi

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a journalist.

POLITICS

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Ignored by Modi and Amit Shah, will Varun Gandhi join Congress?

After refusing to campaign for the BJP in the UP elections, he has been completely marginalised.

POLITICS

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Why Omar Abdullah is upset about Modi's 'tourism vs terrorism' comment on Kashmir

If urgent steps are not taken, the former CM said, we will be back to square one.

POLITICS

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BJP, desperate for Odisha, sniffs opportunity in Naveen Patnaik's BJD infighting

If the elections are held on schedule, the CM would be in power for a mind-blogging 20 years.

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

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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

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POLITICS

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How Modi's India spawned the neo-bigot age

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

POLITICS

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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

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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.