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POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
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India’s Infantry Combat Vehicles project may just die from apathy

With the Army failing to convince the bureaucracy to push the project through, it will float in an eternal orbit.

POLITICS

 |  Aage Se Right |  6-minute read
Trinamool Congress, Bjp in bengal, Junior doctor's strike, Minority appeasementAage Se Right

Didi vs Perfect Storm: Why West Bengal's Trinamool Congress may soon reach a point of no return

Between charges of minority appeasement, reported admissions of the same, and a total miscalculation of the minority vote itself, can Mamata Banerjee withstand the storm she herself has unleashed?

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
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The Shah of India: The challenges, and the comparisons, that now face Amit Shah

From Kashmir to Ayodhya, Citizenship Amendment Bill to Naxalism, India's new Home Minister has no dearth of tough issues to take on. He also has a host of comparisons riding on him.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
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Why Manish Tewari could replace Jyotiraditya Scindia for Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

Two men stand out in the list as top contenders: Shashi Tharoor, MP from Thiruvananthapuram, and Manish Tewari, MP from Anandpur Sahib.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
PTI, Defence, Imran Khan, Pakistan budget

Naya Pakistan, Same Old Priorities: Why Imran Khan thinks parrot cages and hand-made carpets matter more than education

Even as Pakistan's economy collapses and cuts are made in sectors like education, the govt is apparently happy to spend millions on plush carpets and parrot cages for its leaders' homes.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Hindi official language, New Education Policy, South india hindi imposed, Imposing hindi on south india

The battle of linguistics: Forcing Hindi on South Indian states is going to do more harm than good

Forcing a language on a particular part of a nation as diverse as India, goes against the fundamental rights that our Constitution grants to every citizen.

POLITICS

 |  Below The Belt |  13-minute read
Language imposition, Bengali culture, Unemployment, Doctors StrikeBelow The Belt

'Bengal only for Bengalis': Who is Mamata Banerjee kidding? That Bengal is long gone

The CM is acting as the political, moral and cultural ambassador of a ghost community that has been forced out of its crumbling state long ago. The Bengalis who are everywhere but in Bengal.

POLITICS

 |  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.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
CPM, BJP, TMC, Narendra Modi

Book the culprits - Don't badmouth the doctors

As the doctors continue to protest, West Bengal remains the worst-hit state with at least 13 big government hospitals affected.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
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The next step for Rahul Gandhi 2.0

After a humiliating defeat, Rahul is in a quandary. Should he defy his family, courtiers and stick to his decision? Or should he take the easy way out, set in motion a half-hearted effort to find a replacement