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POLITICS

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Rashtriya janata dal, Bihar cm nitish kumar, Bihar assembly polls 2020, Bihar cm

Statistics don't lie: Why Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is miles ahead of other contenders

On the surface, it might seem that the vote share of BJP has increased over a period of time. A closer look at the statistics however, reveals a completely different picture.

POLITICS

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Rahul Gandhi, Caste based reservation, Shudras, Congress

Why Congress needs to reach out to Shudra leaders to wrest power from the BJP

The BJP managed to win over the support of the marginalised communities by projecting Modi as an OBC leader. Here's what the grand old party can do to reverse it.

POLITICS

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India diplomatic relations, Pakistani military court, ICJ, Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict

Why Pakistan’s reactions to ICJ judgment are hallucinations

The ball remains in Pakistan’s court, and its leaders may still score self-goals by persevering in their costly course in Jadhav’s case.

POLITICS

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Congress, Bjp in goa, Manohar parikkar, Goa politics

How Pramod Sawant managed to win over Congress MLAs for Goa's development

As Congress fails to provide any leadership to its MLAs, it is natural that those aiming for development of their constituencies will collectively join a party that can. Like the BJP.

POLITICS

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Afghanistan, Donald Trump, Imran Khan, US-Pakistan

Will this finally make Imran Khan and Donald Trump 'true' friends?

The United States and Pakistan shared a chequered relationship. More uneven than camel skin.

POLITICS

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Militants, Laskhar-e-taiba, Mumbai Attack, Hafiz Saeed

Why arresting Hafiz Saeed will not end terrorism

Pakistan's action is clearly an eyewash. And the timing is super suspect.

POLITICS

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Civil Aviation, Balakot air strike, Flights disrupted, Pakistan airspace opens

Pakistan opens air space but here's what it cost New Delhi and Islamabad

Pakistan buckled under international pressure. But will Islamabad do more to prove it is interested in peace.

POLITICS

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Karnataka bjp vs congress-jds, Karnataka mlas, Karnataka mlas resign, Karnataka crisis

The ‘nataka’ of numbers in Karnataka: With Kumaraswamy's back against the wall, the fight is not easy for the BJP too

Will Kumaraswamy still be in his CM residence on Friday? Or will the tide turn? Here’s what the numbers say.

POLITICS

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Pakistani military court, Pakistan government, Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict, International Court of Justice

Why India isn’t the only winner in the Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict

What’s forgotten, or conveniently ignored, amid all the hoopla is that the court also ruled against New Delhi.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Swatantra party

45 years after its dissolution, here's what opposition parties must learn from Swatantra Party

'Indira Hatao' made Indira Gandhi stronger. 'Modi Hatao' made Modi look invincible. The opposition can refuse to ignore this at its own peril.