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Narendra Modi, BJP, Syed shuja, Evm hack

Syed Shuja's grand tale of EVM hack: Unpacking the facts from the fiction

Self-proclaimed cybersecurity expert Syed Shuja has accused the BJP of hacking EVMs and manipulating the results of 2014 and subsequent elections. A look at his claims.

POLITICS

 |  Right foot forward  |  8-minute read
Rahul Gandhi, BJP, NDA, Narendra Modi

Why things look bad for Narendra Modi ahead of 2019's Lok Sabha polls

Facing anti-incumbency and time lags on key development projects, a unified Opposition is only adding to the leader's troubles. Their strategy is two-pronged: Consolidate all anti-BJP votes. And destroy Modi's own credibility.

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POLITICS

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BJP, Rahul Gandhi, 2019 general elections, Narendra Modi

5 reasons why Modi could end up as Leader of Opposition in 2019

The silver lining for Modi comes in two shades of grey — one of which is Rahul Gandhi.

VARIETY

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Dalits, BJP, Sadhana singh, Mayawati

UP MLA says Mayawati 'worse than eunuch'. This shows how badly a Dalit ki Beti scares the BJP!

As Mayawati is back with a bang in 2019's political war, expect more abuse for a Dalit woman ‘who has forgotten her place’ — and sent her opponents into panic attacks.

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BJP, Supreme Court, Muslim, Triple talaq bill

Why the Triple Talaq issue is proving to be such a troubled divorce

The Triple Talaq Bill cannot be an exercise to punish one community. But that, observers find, is what it appears as.

POLITICS

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BJP, Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Opposition

How Mamata Banerjee plans to use TMC's rally to showcase Opposition unity

The rise of a Third Front is visible now. But what exactly this Front stands for, and against, isn't. Neither is the Congress' position therein.

VARIETY

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Poll funding, Election Commission, Corporate donations, BJP

BJP got 12 times more donations than all other parties: It's time it tells us why it opposes a cap on poll funding

The image of a common man ‘kaamdaar’ taking on elite ‘naamdaars’ is not very convincing when beamed from LED screens at rallies that required crores to set up.

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AAP, Narendra Modi, BJP, Lok Sabha polls 2019

Lok Sabha 2019 polls: Why regional parties are distancing themselves from the Congress

From Akhilesh-Mayawati to Mamata and AAP, why are state players suddenly giving Congress the cold shoulder?

POLITICS

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BJP, Karnataka, Operation lotus, Hd kumaraswamy

To be a Karnataka MLA: A job that requires you to be on holiday

It must be stressful being a people’s representative. Thank God Karnataka’s MLAs, mostly seen in five-star resorts, don’t crack under the strain.