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POLITICS

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West Bengal, TMC, BJP, Mamata Banerjee

The Bengal Conundrum: How Mamata's absolutism affected the Gorkhaland issue

An exclusive excerpt from Sambit Pal's book that attempts to explain the reasons behind the recent surge in support for the BJP in West Bengal.

POLITICS

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India today magazine, Narendra Modi, Hindutva, Moodofthenation

Mood of the Nation: Thumbs up for PM Modi and Sangh Parivar's Hindutva agenda

India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about the reasons behind Hindutva filling the ideological vacuum and PM Modi's continuing popularity, in the February 1, 2021 edition of the India Today Magazine.

POLITICS

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Telanganarashtrasamithi, K Chandrasekhara Rao, KTR, Telangana

Why KTR's coronation as Telangana Chief Minister looks almost certain

New leadership could give a new dimension to governance and KTR could infuse the much-needed youthfulness into the processes, while continuing the old-world charm of KCR's governance.

POLITICS

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Tashkent, Sandeep shastri, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, January 11: Exploring Lal Bahadur Shastri in politics and beyond

Short in stature with a very tall legacy, India's second Prime Minister needs to stay in the country's cognisance. Sandeep Shastri's book is the right step in that direction.

POLITICS

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Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, Bantrump

Mark Zuckerberg did not ban Trump to save democracy, he banned him to save Facebook

For years, Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook turned a blind eye to everything the ultra-right and Trumpists did on the platform. All in the name of free speech.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Farm laws, Constituent assembly of india, Dr BR Ambedkar, Grammarofanarchy

The many protests in India: Revisiting Ambedkar's Grammar of Anarchy

Dr BR Ambedkar's speech, Grammar of Anarchy, has become all the more relevant today, given the frequent attempts to sabotage parliamentary legislations.

POLITICS

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Mukesh sahani, Tejashwi Yadav, Chirag paswan, Biharelections2020

Has Chirag Paswan been able to retain the political legacy of Ram Vilas Paswan?

It is not all about the younger Paswan. With Mukesh Sahani, Chirag and Tejashwi, all qualifying as "young", the fate of Bihar’s future leadership depend on how they measure on the other parameters.

POLITICS

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BJP, Akali Dal, Punjab, Farmersprotest

Punjab, not farmers protest, is BJP's challenge

So far BJP has shown a lack of appetite for the fight at hand in Punjab. But the party may just be gathering its ammunition.

POLITICS

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Amit Shah, Jaganmohan Reddy, K chandrashekar rao, Farmlaws

Why BJP leaders are meeting TRS, YSR Congress chiefs silently

KCR and Jaganmohan Reddy’s silence over their recent Delhi visits reveals more than it hides.

POLITICS

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India today magazine, Farm laws, Punjab Farmers, Farmersprotest

Why Punjab is Angry

India Today Editor-in-Chief Aroon Purie talks about the implications of the farmers’ agitation and its impact on India’s breadbasket state, in the December 21, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.