Anita Tagore
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The author is an Assistant Professor at Kalindi College, University of Delhi. She teaches political science and is a socio-legal researcher.

POLITICS

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Why MCD bypolls were the litmus test for AAP

The bypolls were a litmus test for AAP to prove its political mettle as the best alternative in the MCD.

POLITICS

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Battle of equals: What the MCD by-election stakes are

The head-on fight between BJP and AAP is premised on the narrative of misgovernance in the MCD.

POLITICS

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It’s raining poll promises in Bihar, but how many will hold?

Bihar could mend its image and emerge as a classic model by enforcing delivery on each promise it has beheld as electoral bait.

POLITICS

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Why the Farm Bills resulted in farmer protests

The uneasiness is about the adverse impact of the farm laws on the livelihood prospects of the farmers amid the agrarian crisis in India.

POLITICS

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How the axes of gender and caste intersect in investigating rape-murder

Rape as a symbol of impunity is an engaging question for all of us. It is important that the political elite bespeak caste-provoked rapes and bring it onto the agenda of the state.

POLITICS

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Suspending democracy: Woes of the opposition in MCD

The decline of political institutions is a visible trend in our democracy. Intimidating tactics to circumscribe the power of councillors to a limited role is a sign of institutional decay.

POLITICS

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Farm Bills: How AAP has been championing the cause of farmers

AAP has stood with the farmers’ cause since it came to power in Delhi. In the days to come, the party will strategise to contribute more critically to the injustice against peasants.

POLITICS

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How AAP's oximeter campaign is ushering in a silent revolution

The campaign imbibes a philanthropic goal of saving lives from the death spiral of Covid-19. At another level, it is a masterstroke to escalate the party's presence nationally.

POLITICS

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Is Congress dying a slow death or can it rise like a phoenix?

Congress has been in peaceful hibernation instead of seizing the day to reinvent itself. To rise like a phoenix, the grand old party has to once again win the faith of the masses.

POLITICS

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Covid-19, taxes, schools hog focus in run-up to Delhi MCD elections 2022

2022 will see Delhi running for the MCD elections for 272 wards and a fertile ground for the contest is already being set by the political parties.