Lok Sabha election 2019

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Lok Sabha election 2019, Agrarian distress, Farmers' protest, Yogendra Yadav

Yogendra Yadav's La-La Land gambit

His latest pronouncement shows the unbearable lightness of being an academic in politics.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha election 2019, Assembly elections 2018, Ram Janmabhoomi, Triple Talaq

Triple Talaq Ordinance: What is government's motivation behind bypassing Parliament?

The claim that this emanates from the Supreme Court judgment of August 2017 is fallacious. The majority in the Supreme Court never demanded legislation.

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Sabarimala, Rahul Gandhi, Hindutva, Lok Sabha election 2019

Ram Mandir, Sabarimala, Nehru Museum: How the war is now between 'my saffron' and 'your saffron'

Rahul Gandhi faces a challenge as he wants to don the mantle of a champion of women’s empowerment and 'janeudhari Brahmin' at the same time.

POLITICS

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River, Environment, Lok Sabha election 2019, Narendra Modi

How Ganga can decide the 2019 Lok Sabha polls

For Rahul Gandhi, pledging to clean the Ganga is an opportunity to win the hearts of millions of Hindus.

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POLITICS

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Lok Sabha election 2019, Babri Masjid, Ram Janmabhoomi, Ayodhya dispute

Ayodhya case deferred: Why this is good news for the BJP ahead of Lok Sabha 2019

Instead of trying to find a solution, those opposed to the Ram Mandir have always tried to block the outcome of the Supreme Court hearing.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha election 2019, Azad hind government, Narendra Modi, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Congress can slam Modi for appropriating Netaji. But Modi has effected a political coup

By taking over the legacy of the Congress along with its political mantle, Modi’s rebranding of nationalism has made BJP India’s main national party.

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Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chandrababu Naidu, Lok Sabha election 2019

Telangana Assembly Election 2018: Why Chandrababu Naidu does not want to bargain hard with Congress

Naidu is eyeing a grand alliance in Telangana which will provide him mileage in both Lok Sabha 2019 and Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections.

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Lok Sabha election 2019, Mumbai, Taxi, Kaali peeli

My late-night conversation with a taxi driver in Mumbai

To understand Mumbai’s pulse, one has to get into a 'kaali-peeli' and make conversations with the driver.

POLITICS

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BSP, Congress, Lok Sabha election 2019, Mayawati

Why Congress should never forget that Mayawati is a 'miracle of democracy'

A weak Congress is ideal for the BSP chief's bid for the prime ministership in 2019.