Swati Chaturvedi

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a journalist.

POLITICS

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Development won't cut it: Why BJP may end up fielding Vanzara in Gujarat

It will be part of the back-to-communal-basics tactic adopted by BJP president Amit Shah.

POLITICS

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Despite poor show, why Yogi Adityanath has gone national as BJP's Hindutva icon

On Diwali, the UP CM will sound the poll bugle from Ayodhya for the 2019 General Elections.

POLITICS

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As Gujarat elections near, India's Modi fatigue should make BJP press the panic button

Sick of the PM's bombastic style, people are finding the inarticulate Rahul Gandhi refreshing.

VARIETY

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Why Arnab Goswami lied, and used Rajdeep Sardesai's story, about covering Gujarat riots

Journalists ideally speak truth to power, poor Goswami can't even speak the truth.

POLITICS

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Why Modi surrounds himself with incompetent leaders like Khattar and Adityanath

Despite fatal inadequacies of both UP and Haryana chief ministers, their purpose in BJP is to ensure PM’s ‘super man’ image stays intact.

POLITICS

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How AAP — with a seething Kejriwal — won Bawana by-election

The Delhi CM has realised that he needs to walk the talk in the capital before his show can go national.

POLITICS

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Why Nitish Kumar’s Bihar alliance with Lalu Prasad is safe

The CM is currently doing a tightrope walk, with some help from the Congress.

POLITICS

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What is Modi government's foreign policy - response from the MEA awaited

That in a single line is the institutional crisis that has gripped the foreign policy establishment.

POLITICS

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Nowhatta mob lynching: Real victims of Kashmir’s failing leadership are J&K cops

DSP Ayub Pandith was beaten to death by a crowd near Srinagar's Jamia mosque.

POLITICS

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Advani must be heartbroken today to not be BJP's President choice

By nominating Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind, Modi has proven he's not the bigger man.