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 |  2-minute read
Electricity, Power supply, Congress, Cm kamal nath

Power cuts for power play in Madhya Pradesh

Power cuts are a legacy issue for Congress. It will have to tackle the problem aggressively if it wants to avoid getting caught in the blame game.

Issues

 |  8-minute read
International relations, National security, Rahul Gandhi, Opposition

New India's Voice: Narendra Modi has been voted in despite elite derision. We need to understand what lies ahead

We have a ruling party that cares. We also need a responsible Opposition. And we need a passionate, yet unsentimental view of the challenges before us.

Issues

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward |  6-minute read
Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, Women in politics, Smriti IraniRIGHT Foot Forward

Not Just a Shah Nama: Why I think Narendra Modi's successor could well be a woman

The mocking levity around Nirmala Sitharaman and Smriti Irani shows we can’t stand women making strides in politics. Thankfully, they aren't waiting around to listen to misogynistic criticism.

Issues

 |  4-minute read
Manish Sisodia, Delhi Assembly Elections, AAP, Arvind Kejriwal

AAP Fights Back: Despite the huge BJP win, the Aam Aadmi Party is not letting the opposition die

From booth to booth reviews to offering women free metro and bus rides, here’s how AAP is making Delhi difficult for the BJP to conquer.

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 |  4-minute read
Mayawati, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Samajwadi Party, SP-BSP alliance

How the BJP won UP: The BJP defeated the formidable SP-BSP caste alliance in UP. Here's how

SP and BSP cadres often clashed on the ground even as BJP went on wooing the OBC voters with a new promise, and new delivery.

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 |  4-minute read
BJP-Shiv Sena, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Agrarian crisis, Maharashtra

Sowing a different narrative: This is why, despite severe agrarian crisis, Maharashtra farmers still voted for Modi

Farmers I spoke to agreed their lives hadn't improved under the Modi govt, but they still chose BJP-Shiv Sena over others.

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 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES |  7-minute read
Congress dynasty politics, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress cwc, Rahul gandhi resignationBREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES

Rahul Gandhi needs a story

After its crushing defeat in the 2019 General Elections, Congress netas are still wondering what went wrong. Truth be told, hardly anything went right.

Issues

 |  10-minute read
Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Congress, Lok sabha election results

Lok Sabha 2019: A liberal Congress supporter, I concede defeat in this battle of ideas

The soul of India has changed, and secular values must die. Rahul Gandhi wanted to protect India from the potential damage Narendra Modi could do to its core. But India chose Modi instead.

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 |  8-minute read
Hindutva mob lynchings, Modi elections 2019 win, Khan market gang, Payal Rohatgi

Hate in the Air? The BJP's victory has been followed by worrying attacks on Muslims

The Hindutva mob is now emboldened and could victimise minorities with impunity. If you call them out, you're labelled the ‘Khan Market gang’. Is this the real India we voted for?

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 |  10-minute read
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Ujjwala scheme, Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Pradhan Mantri Modi's Raksha Kavach: Why India's women helped PM Modi emerge stronger in 2019

The BJP made women core focus of all its schemes. This was empowerment like never before. It might have missed the BJP's bitter critics. But global institutions like the World Bank lauded the efforts.