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Praveen Shekhar

Praveen Shekhar

Associate senior producer, India Today TVpraveen.shekhar@aajtak.com
The writer is Associate Producer, TVTN.

By Praveen Shekhar

How the Modi government is steering the discourse back from Hindutva to vikas

The losses in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have alerted the Modi government that a change of strategy is needed. Here are some new measures we could soon see.

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Assembly Election 2018 results may force Amit Shah to change his electoral strategy

The BJP is in the need of a serious rethink.

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'Save Sabarimala' Rath Yatra: Is BS Yeddyurappa the new LK Advani of South?

The former Karnataka CM's rath yatra is believed to be a last-ditch attempt by the BJP to 'conquer' the South in 2019.

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Will the Sabarimala issue politically benefit BJP as it eyes ‘Hindu votes’ in Kerala for 2019?

Kerala is now on the verge of a political shift, one that could be advantageous to the BJP.

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13 Years of RTI: Why India needs to worry about its slipping international ranking

Due to lack of political will, the RTI Act is not being implemented in letter and spirit.

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Legal sanctity to Aadhaar does not guarantee its security. Government needs to step up

Urgent steps need to be taken to make the Aadhaar database safe from cyber-attacks, data theft, and misuse of information.

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Not just Uttar Pradesh: Why Mayawati is driving a hard bargain with Akhilesh Yadav and Congress

The Bhim Army, however, could queer the pitch for the BSP.

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Why Karunanidhi's demise marks the end of reverential politics and hero worship

In Tamil Nadu, the sentiments and the emotions that run for leaders is unparalleled.

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Why this Pakistan election will be remembered for bloodshed

A series of deadly attacks were witnessed on candidates and campaign rallies.

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Why Congress is keen on getting Mayawati on-board for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Forging an alliance with BSP and Gondwana Gantantra Party could benefit the Congress on 70 seats.

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Have PM Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath broken the ‘Noida jinx’?

Many believe that any UP chief minister who visits Noida goes out of power.

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Why lampooning Indira Gandhi and Emergency is not enough to uphold democracy

While remembering the dark days of 1975, we must make sure that nobody can impose Emergency-like restrictions on us. Not today, not ever.

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Why BJP may struggle to find a slogan to enter 2019 electoral battle

Promises made in the run-up to 2014 general elections remain unfulfilled.

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Why Delhi feels let down by Arvind Kejriwal

The CM is still maintining that the IAS officers were protesting at the behest of the L-G on the directions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Why it's important to hold elections in J&K at the earliest

The absence of a government will create a political vacuum and democracy will take a beating.

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Why Karnataka elections are a do-or-die for Deve Gowda

The JDS leader has to fight to save his image as a tall leader in Karnataka politics.

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With court sealing Nawaz Sharif’s career, who will inherit his legacy?

The SC verdict has plunged Pakistan into more political instability in the lead-up to its General Elections.

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So, who brought Parliament down?

Both Opposition and ruling party are responsible for the House's slide into irrelevance.

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What US designating Hafiz Saeed's Milli Muslim League as terrorist outfit means for India

The move is being seen as a major blow to the 26/11 mastermind ahead of the general elections in Pakistan.

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Why southern states are crucial for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Next month's Assembly elections in Karnataka will set the stage for both BJP and Congress.

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Results from Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland raise questions about Rahul Gandhi's leadership

After being removed from power at the Centre in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Congress let many states slip out of its hold.

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Congress wins Madhya Pradesh by-polls: What next for Shivraj Singh Chouhan?

Ominous signs for the BJP ahead of Assembly elections in the state later this year.

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Why Pakistan on FATF list is no reason for India to rejoice

China backed the move to put Islamabad on the grey list only because of self interest.

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It's difficult for India to resume dialogue with Pakistan

J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has called for a dialogue with Islamabad, but talks can't be an one-sided effort.

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6 big states show 'Modi magic' may not last till 2019

Infighting in state units, disgruntled allies and disappointed voters may make things difficult for the BJP in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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Sunjuwan attack: Why Pakistan has been shielding Masood Azhar

The JeM has become the mainstay of Islamabad's anti-India agenda.

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Attack on Army camp in Jammu: It's time India teaches Pakistan a hard lesson

Terrorist outfits such as JeM, which attacked the Sunjuwan base, are flourishing as India hasn't been able to build enough pressure on Pakistan.

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Why is no one taking responsibility for the spike in pollution?

While Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wants Haryana and Punjab to control stubble burning, Captain Amarinder Singh seeks Centre's intervention.

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RTI query reveals 40% seats on Mumbai-Ahmedabad trains go vacant: Bullet train dream looks like a waste

Modi government obviously did not do its homework on the Rs 1 lakh crore project.

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Attack on Swiss couple is not the message India should be sending to tourists

According to an RTI reply, a shocking 245 foreigners have died in Goa in the last 12 years.

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