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January 20, 2019

January 19 witnessed the United India rally, hosted by the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. A united opposition front against the BJP, this rally is just one of the many battle horns before the Lok Sabha elections ensue. However, the 2019 Lok Sabha elections have several big shots competing for the final win. With many eyes on the throne, who will manage to grab the final prize? First, let’s take a look at the [...]Read More

January 2, 2019

Granted statehood in 1950, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has been among the country’s most popular and key states; key in multiple senses, including national politics. It is the most populous state of India, and hence, the largest vote bank. To top that, Uttar Pradesh is home to the greatest number of Lok Sabha seats i.e. 80. The state is often called the pathway to Parliament, and perhaps, rightly so. With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections beginning [...]Read More

December 26, 2018

The year might be coming to an end, but there seems to be no stop ahead for the name-changing “train” in the nation. On December 30, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Andaman & Nicobar islands, along with Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The PM will be hoisting the national flag in Port Blair, commemorating a similar ceremony held there by Subash Chandra Bose in 1943. However, the day is in highlights for another [...]Read More

December 24, 2018
Politicians who made the headlines in 2018

From Congress’s revival in the country, and Uttar Pradesh’s CM being in the headlines, to the dissolution of assembly first in Telangana, then in Jammu & Kashmir, 2018 has been quite eventful for our “big shots”. Politics is one sharp roller coaster, after all, if nothing else. And, what is the political scene without our beloved politicians? Not exactly ‘beloved’, but you get the gist, right? So, as this year comes to an end, we [...]Read More

December 18, 2018
2019 Lok Sabha elections

Four years ago, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power with a thumping victory in the Lok Sabha elections. The “Modi wave” was unstoppable, reaching all the way from Gujarat to Parliament Road, New Delhi. And, as they say, empires fall and rise all the time; so, with the rise of BJP, also came the fall of another power dynamics – the Indian National Congress (INC). From running the government in the previous term to [...]Read More

December 4, 2018
gotra politics in india

  Politics and caste appeasing go hand in hand, like bread and butter. It has been this way since the inception of our “secular” nation, and will likely remain so for decades to come. However, as the 2019 Lok Sabha elections draw nearer, a new wave of caste politics seems to be emerging in India. You’d think that with state assembly elections on our heads, political parties would be attacking each other for manifesto loopholes [...]Read More

November 22, 2018
Atal Pension Yojana (APY) Image

Financial inclusion and a universal social security system have been high on the NDA government’s agenda. Ever since the BJP came to power at the centre, PM Narendra Modi, FM Arun Jaitley and the Cabinet have worked towards promulgation of new schemes that give financial security to the common man. The first step towards the achievement of social security was the rollout of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY). With Phase I being declared [...]Read More

September 29, 2018

October 3rd, 2018, will mark the four-year anniversary of Mann ki baat- a radio programme started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shortly after his party rose to power in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The radio show, usually running once a month, has been portrayed as the PM’s “great connect” with the public. As Mann ki baat completes its four years, let’s see how it has managed to impact the lives and opinions of Indian [...]Read More

September 7, 2018
Politics in India

हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहां क्लिक करें Politics in India is a play of brains and elegance, one that loses the latter as election days come closer. Opponents start hitting straight arrows, ditching the subtleties. Something similar happened in the speculation centered Telangana on September 6th. The president of Telangana Rasthra Samithi (TRS) and Chief Minister, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR), in a press conference marked a clear shot at Rahul Gandhi, calling him the [...]Read More

August 23, 2018
Kuldip Nayar

India woke up to the sad news of the demise of versatile Indian personality, Kuldip Nayar, who succumbed to death at the age of 95 after a brief illness. Kuldip Nayar was a famous and multifaceted Indian personality known for his contributions to the field of journalism, human rights activism, literary world and also politics. Condolences to the family members are pouring in from all quarters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President [...]Read More

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