Ashok K Singh

OPEN TO OPINION

He is a journalist, writer and commentator.

POLITICS

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What Modi got from Trump on his US visit apart from bear hugs

Optics matter in diplomacy and chemistry between leaders establish terms of engagement.

POLITICS

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Why lynchings will continue despite PM Modi's warning to gau rakshaks

There is no reason to believe his condemnation will have a positive effect to stop the trend of mass killings.

POLITICS

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How about declaring a Dalit as Opposition's joint PM candidate for 2019?

The politics over origin of birth and caste labelling of presidential candidates amounts to trivialisation of the institution.

POLITICS

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Hindu Sena should do India a favour by performing havan for Modi-Trump meet

US president is as unpredictable in his meetings with world leaders as Indian PM is predictable.

POLITICS

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Iftar boycott by Modi and his ministers makes a mockery of President's office

The message is: even the President's office is not to be kept above the narrow considerations of the politics of religious partisanship.

POLITICS

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Presidential elections: Opposition must reject BJP's dangerous ploy for consensus

Modi will be facing the Lok Sabha election in two years from now. The office of the president is called upon to play an important role in case of a hung Parliament.

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Hindu Rashtra conclave in Goa will do for Modi govt what Babri-Ram Temple conflict did for BJP

Letting the fringe organisations lead the chorus and campaign for Hindu nation is the saffron party's strategy.

POLITICS

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Indian media needs Modi. Modi doesn't need Indian media

The PM has his captive media, a very large section of them, who solicits the government and the ministers.

POLITICS

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Theresa May's UK election loss and Macron win are warnings for BJP for 2019 polls

Politics is slippery business. The tide turns swiftly and often without warning.

POLITICS

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