BJP-led government

6 women ministers in Modi govt

There are six women in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new government, including actress-turned-politician Smriti Irani who defeated Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi in recent parliamentary elections.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Singing Indian anthem must at all madrasas in BJP-ruled UP

Singing of India’s national anthem "Jana Gana Mana" was made compulsory at all madrasas in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh from today (May 12, 2022), according to an official.

May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019

6 women ministers in Modi govt

There are six women in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new government, including actress-turned-politician Smriti Irani who defeated Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi in recent parliamentary elections.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

How to read the State Assembly elections results in India?

The recent elections to four Indian states and one union territory are being interpreted by many as the march of the BJP and the decline of the Congress party.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

BJP thrashed in Bihar

The Grand Alliance called Mahagatbandhan of three parties led by Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav humiliated the BJP-led NDA in the Bihar...

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

DON'T GIVE HATE A CHANCE

India's religious pluralism is looking less secure every day. It's a turning point for India, a country that has taken pride in being a secular democracy where citizens...

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

WHEN THE TAIL WAGS THE DOG - MODI'S RSS CHALLENGE

The news of a mob in Dadri, a UP village in India of beating to death an individual suspected of cow slaughter would have been normally viewed just as another communal incident.

May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015

NGOs and agrarian crises

That the BJP is tilting towards the Hindu ideology is unfortunate, to say the least. But that does not mean those who are fighting against parochialism to underline the secular spirit of our constitution should be getting the wrong end of the stick.

May 3, 2015
May 3, 2015

Don't exclude Assam from LBA, Gogoi urges Modi

With reports emanating from New Delhi that the BJP-government is keen to exclude Assam from implementation of LBA with Bangladesh, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi requests Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to take such a decision.