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Will Swati Maliwal Case Impact Elections

Amidst conflicting reports, claims and counter-claims, with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Delhi plunging into the ...

NDA Struggles In Bihar

Bihar has once again settled for votes being cast for caste. Nowhere else is the caste factor as strong and as decisive as in Bihar.

Vox Pop: Delhi Voters Speak Up | POLLS 2024

Delhi's voters, especially college students, many of whom are first time voters, talk about the issues that matter most to them.

Election Special: Women in Politics and India’s Future (Let’s Vote)

Election Special: Women in Politics and India's Future (Let's Vote) A woman's place is in the house! The house of Parliament that ...

When Politics Feeds Off Tragedies

If the Russia-Ukraine war personified the curse and advent of intolerance, illiberalism, and violent instincts in the supposedly 'First ...

Odisha Villagers Bear The Scars Of Protests, Prefer NOTA

Shanti Das, aged 62, bears a scar on her left arm from an incident two years prior. She conceals it beneath the pallu of her saree.

All Eyes On Rafael Nadal’s Clay Readiness

True to his competitive spirit, Rafael Nadal, 14-time champion on the red clay at Roland Garros, wants to play one final time if only ...

Late Iranian President Raisi Had Strong Ties With India

The tragic death of the Iranian President Dr. Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash in his country on May 19, will be mourned in India, ...

Election Special: Women in Politics and India's Future (Let's Vote)

A woman's place is in the house! The house of Parliament that is. In this election special, Anica and Gayeti discuss women's ...

‘Ram’ And ‘Samvidhan’ Plays Out In Ayodhya

'Sadiyon ke pratiksha ke baad humare Ram aa gaye hain' (after a wait of centuries our Ram has returned)”, declared Prime ...

PM Stirs Up A North South Storm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent speech where he accused the Congress and Samajwadi Party of “conspiring with South ...

Senior Karnataka Ministers Want More Deputy CM Posts

A section of senior ministers representing the backward communities in the Siddaramiah government is back to its usual 'dinner ...

Haryana Odds Stacked Against BJP, INLD

The film dialogue “'picture abhi baaki hai' (the drama does not end here)” stands true for the northern state of Haryana this ...

Poll Fever Rises In Delhi

Saturday was a hot and fiery day for Delhi as the election campaign heated up with both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ...

Kashmir A Sonrise In Srinagar

As Abrar Rashid stepped into North Kashmir he found himself amidst a sea of supporters. Thousands of enthusiastic individuals, ...

Polls 2024 with Seema Mustafa | Maharashtra elections with Olga Tellis and Parth MN

Seema Mustafa speaks to senior journalists Olga Tellis and Parth MN on the ongoing 2024 Lok Sabha elections and what the ...

Egypt Removes Blinkers, Joins South Africa In Genocide Case Against Israel

A noteworthy recent development is Egypt's joining South Africa in the on-going genocide case against Israel at the International ...

Polls 2024 A Churning

The #LokSabhaelections are past the halfway mark, allowing a quick analysis of the #BJP and I.N.D.I.A. Bloc campaigns, their key ...

Every Person is a Civilisation

Another mass grave was uncovered in Gaza, occupied Palestine, in the grounds of the Shifa Hospital complex in Gaza city last ...

PM Modi Attack On Pawar Does Not Go Down Well With Maharashtra Voters

With just one phase of polling remaining, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies do not seem to be in the driver's seat in ...

Andhra Pradesh Special Category Status Will Drive Naidu’s Post Poll Options

With just one phase of polling remaining, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies do not seem to be in the driver's seat in ...

Prabir Purkayastha Walks Out Of Jail

On Thursday, May 16, 2024, senior journalist, author and consultant with 'NewsClick', Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, was on his way to ...

Arvind Kejriwal Predicts Less Than 220 Seats For BJP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrived in Lucknow to predict last Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) will get less ...

POK And Other Lofty Promises

Social media is on fire calculating permutations and combinations about how India will take back Pakistan Occupied Kashmir ...

Prabir purkayastha's Bail Reignites Debate

On Thursday, May 16, 2024, senior journalist, author and consultant with 'NewsClick', Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, was on his way to ...

Maharashtra A Watershed Election

This time, the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra will decide several things, and the election of 2024 is expected to go down as a ...

“The Crowd Cheered As They Beat Me Unconscious”

My mind went blank as they kept beating me. My pleadings to the police went unheard,” Raghav Trivedi, a 27-year-old journalist ...

Nitish Kumar, A Parody Of Himself

The campaigning for Lok Sabha election is in full swing and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is ...

We Cannot Spend Our Lives Waiting To Be Offended

'I no naka no kawazu wa taikai o shirazu'. The nugget of wisdom behind this Japanese proverb is that the frog in the well knows ...

IPL Drama Spills Into India's World Cup

The Mumbai Indians languishing at the near bottom of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 has now taken on a more insidious ...

Himachal Pradesh A Complex Poll Scenario

This time the elections in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh are politically complex. This is because the Lok Sabha polls to the four ...

Tamil Nadu Dravidian Movement Values Of Federalism, Secularism, Equality Are At The Fore

The on-going elections to the Indian Parliament are being fought in various states and Union Territories of the country on the basis ...

Andhra Pradesh Murder Shadow On Kadapa LS Seat

The shadow of a murder looms large over the Kadapa Lok Sabha election in Andhra Pradesh. Ruling Yuvajana Sramika Rythu ...

Amethi The Road Becomes Bumpy For Smriti Irani

It is an election for the restoration of the 'samman' (respect) of the people of Amethi. We had made a mistake and have suffered in ...

Catastrophe

I saw most of them again after the fall of Palestine, but all were greatly reduced in circumstances – their faces stark with worry, ...

Lakhimpur Kheri The Thar Tragedy Resonates

Voters of #LakhimpurKheri, a highly fertile zone, with flourishing sugar cane agriculture, say they are aware of their rights and ...

West Bengal ”This Is A Fight To Save The Soul Of India”

If one drives north on National Highway 12 through district Nadia, Panighata would be a blip. One among many villages that ...

Gujarat Low Voter Turnout May Seal Some Fates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the voters in his home state Gujarat to vote in large numbers. In Gujarat, it was all ...

Maharashtra Allies Seen As A Liability For BJP

Amid the Lok Sabha polls, a blame game has begun in the Sangh Parivar in Maharashtra with a section of the Rashtriya ...

Kishori Lal Sharma, A Gentleman Politician

Kishori Lal Sharma deserves mention as a politician who has introduced a certain dignity to the 18th Lok Sabha elections in Uttar ...

Karnataka Father In Jail, But Where Is Prajwal Revanna

The Hassan scandal continues to haunt the Gowda family. Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) chief, H. D. Kumaraswamy has been ...

Haryana BJP Government In Crisis

The politics of 'Aaya Ram, Gaya Ram' or revolving door exits, has returned to its cradle Haryana. The state's ruling Bharatiya ...

Amritsar Diplomacy Has Not Worked For The Debutant Ambassador With The Farmers

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) candidate in the hot seat of Amritsar in Punjab is a man of contrasts. Taranjit Singh Sandhu is a ...

Who Writes Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Speeches

Industrialists Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani must no longer be surprised when their names are invoked by politicians during ...

The Rise Of Sunita Kejriwal

On Tuesday May 7 the Supreme Court had opined that it was “open to consider interim bail” for Delhi Chief Minister and Aam ...