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Unlike in the past, it even failed to generate curiosity among political parties about its political tactics. It also failed to attract the attention of the Indian masses. This is indicative of the party's dwarfed role and reduced strength. Politics is governed by two elementary things: one, power, which means strength ...
Narendra Modi, India's most successful politician, is also the top fashionista of Indian politics. He knows these rules. Do you remember seeing Narendra Modi in the standard white kurta-pyjama of Indian politics? He mostly wears coloured kurtas with white churidars. As Gujarat chief minister, he patented ...

RATNAGIRI: Sitting at a sharbat stall in Sagave Katradevi, Majid Bhatkar points to the vacant lot where Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray held a rally two days earlier, on April 23. The village in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra's Konkan region is close to Nanar, the proposed site of a large refinery and ...
LUCKNOW: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said politics has always been a part of India with legends indulging in it, but the same has now ... "There has been a fast change in the past 30 years in the opinion of people towards those doing politics...telling lies, betraying people, stabbing ...
NEW DELHI, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Two political workers of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) were killed by unidentified gunmen in India's western state of Maharashtra, police said Sunday. The duo was killed Saturday evening at Ahmednagar district, about 250 km east of Mumbai, the capital city of ...
SINGAPORE: China and India are the new powers which are growing in strength and influence as the global strategic balance is shifting which has thrown up ... "The 10 of us need to work together, align our different political and economic interests, and strengthen our efforts to build a coherent and effective ...

New Delhi (CNN) Thousands of people have taken to the streets across India in reaction to a series of high-profile rape cases, in some of the largest mass ... politics and sexual violence has tapped an unusually sensitive nerve, revealing something of the deep divisions that continue to haunt modern India.
Duplicity of this nature is ingrained in BJP's political philosophy which espouses Hindu nationalism. More disturbingly, one of the Hindutva ideologues, Indian nationalist activist Veer Savarkar, who inspired the formation of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), BJP's parent organisation, has written ...
The only resolution that the RSS, the BJP's ideological parent, passed at its three-day annual meeting that concluded in Nagpur in Maharashtra over the weekend, listed its concerns about the vanishing dialects and the need to preserve Indian languages. Passed on the same day when over 30,000 farmers ...
That's extremely important; where it gets messy is when you mix politics with economics.” Allam said the danger is looking at ... Part of that involves a change of thinking in the Indian bureaucracy on trade, but I don't think there's a resistance at the political level.” That fact makes Canada's visit more painful, ...
So the question is: Is this the end of communist politics in India as we know it? Extended members of the Left consortium - activists, journalists, editors, professors - have raised this question after the Tripura result. To them; like most things communist - base-superstructure, bourgeois-proletariat, ...
While harnessing resource from Western Africa would be a priority for Delhi, forging counter-terror partnership would also help in achieving geo-political goals amid the Islamic State taking refuge in Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad. Interestingly, a number of Western African countries are members of ...
In an engaging session on Day 2 of India Today Conclave 2018 in Mumbai today over "The Young Turks: The Future of Identity Politics. Hardik Patel accused the BJP of double speak and playing communal politics. "I go to places and I don't think any Hindu or any Muslim is in danger. When Modi became ...
But the B.J.P., which says the party is inclusive, denied its supporters were behind the attacks and dismissed the accusations as part of a political smear campaign. It noted that someone had taken a hammer to a bust of its own founder. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who heads the B.J.P.-led government, ...
That's the view of economists and agriculture industry insiders who say the tariffs have more do with Indian domestic politics and economic policy than .... “Farmers are an important lobby in every country,” says Vivek Dehejia, economics professor at Carleton University and senior fellow in political economy ...
And it doesn't discriminate between political parties. The Liberals, of course, have been the ones swept farthest out to sea. A week after Atwal — a former wannabe hitman for the Sikh separatist cause — was summoned to dine with Justin Trudeau in India, the prime minister and his national security adviser ...
The saffron surge: Now, members of the National Democratic Alliance, the coalition of parties headed by the BJP, govern 21 of India's 29 states. States coloured saffron are governed by the BJP or NDA allies. Congress states are marked blue.

Last Saturday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, rewrote the political lexicon of the North-East. By winning Tripura in a landslide and now sniffing power in Nagaland and Meghalaya, the saffron party has replaced the Congress—just like it has done nationally—as the ...
The generalised characterisations of “India” are deepened by showing the immense variation of food habits across scale, space, group, class, and gender. ... Finally, in a social climate where claims about food practices rationalise violence, cultural–political pressures shape reported and actual food habits.
The Indian government is denying any involvement in last week's embarrassing invitation of a would-be political assassin to a formal dinner with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In a background briefing arranged by the Prime Minister's Office, a senior government official with knowledge of the prime ...
... while new donors such as China and India explore the possibility of using economic assistance for political purposes. As David Engerman, Professor of History at Brandeis University, shows in his new book The Price of Aid, development politics can have significant – often unintentional and undesirable ...
Atwal was convicted of attempting to kill Indian cabinet minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu on Vancouver Island in 1986. He was also charged, but not convicted, in connection with a 1985 attack on Ujjal Dosanjh, a staunch opponent of the Sikh separatist movement, who later became B.C. premier and a federal ...
In December, Rajnikanth, another Tamil movie star, told his fans that he would form a political party before the next state election due in 2021. Mr Haasan said in October he wanted to enter politics. His new party is called Makkal Needhi Mayyam, which roughly translated means Centre for People's Justice, ...
In December, Rajnikanth, another Tamil movie star, told his fans that he would form a political party before the next state election due in 2021. Mr Haasan said in October he wanted to enter politics. His new party is called Makkal Needhi Mayyam, which roughly translated means Centre for People's Justice, ...
Donald Trump Jr. comes to India to hawk apartments, and quickly edges into politics ... you're the son of the U.S. president and you haven't been exactly shy about defending his political views, statements and policies while running his business empire. ... But Trump Jr. could hardly avoid politics completely.
It's even more surprising when you remember that Canada is home to about 1.4 million citizens who can trace their roots to the subcontinent — many of them born in India — and that Indian-Canadians have enjoyed considerable economic and political success in Canada. "The people-to-people links just ...
It is unfortunate that Indian politicians employ xenophobic slogans to muster support for their political agenda. In contrast, in the land of the pure, India is no more an electoral issue, and those who resort to anti-India rhetoric are not taken seriously here. Even those who had such a reputation had to mend ...
ROHTAK, INDIA - JANUARY 12: Newly elected Sarpanch Saroj, who won unopposed from Nindana Tigri in Rohtak, belongs to the scheduled caste, and has two educational degrees a Masters degree and a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) on January 12, 2016 in Rohtak, India. Image used for ...


 

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