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Prime Minister Modi’s Clay Feet Has A Name: Rural Distress

By Dr. Soma Marla Rural India limited the Bharatiya Janata Party to 240 seats in the Lok Sabha. And but for the “NDA allies”, Narendra Modi wouldn’t have become Prime Minister for a third time. The BJP now depends on its partners for the simple majority in Parliament. The...

Jun 14 · >

Huge Water Shortage In India’s National Capital Turning Worse

By Dr. Gyan Pathak India’s National Capital Territory Delhi is running a shortage of water to the tune of 50 MGD (million gallon) per day. The Water and Tanker Mafia are minting money. People are undergoing unprecedented suffering. Political parties are trying to derive political mileage by indulging in...

Jun 14 · >

Bangladeshis Worry Mamata’s TMC Will Block Teesta Water Treaty Again

By Ashis Biswas In normal circumstances, except for a few specifically Bangladesh-related issues, Dhaka-based leaders/analysts do not always delve deep into Indian political developments. However, the outcome and trends of Indian general elections naturally generate considerable public interest and media-sponsored debates in Dhaka and other Bangladeshi cities. Now, after...

Jun 14 · >

BJP Cannot Escape Facing An Alliance Test Going Forward

By Rahil Nora Chopra The BJP is bound to face a stiff alliance test in its third term. The signs were evident after ally Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) said it would demand a review of the Agnipath/Agniveer recruitment scheme for the Army and reiterated his support for caste-based census, besides...

Jun 14 · >

Nepali PM Dahal’s Daughter At Modi Swearing-In Event: Heir In Line?

By Arun Kumar Shrivastav This might be stretching it a bit, but the presence of two daughters of note at the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as India’s Prime Minister for the third time in a row led to talk that their attendance must have been more than what...

Jun 14 · >

Post-Fractured Mandate, Will Judiciary Rise To The Challenges?

By Indira Jaising By far the biggest takeaway from the 2024 general elections for India is that the ruling coalition will no longer be able to amend the Constitution and convert the country from a secular State to a Hindu Rashtra. During the election campaign, the Prime Minister of...

Jun 14 · >

Forging A Labour-Climate Alliance Is The Planetary Need Of The Hour

By Steve Early A familiar scene played out in the city council chambers of Richmond, California, on May 22, 2024. For the last twenty years, since members of the anti-Chevron Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) first got elected to the council, any measure before that body affecting the city’s largest...

Jun 14 · >

Congress Heading Towards Tough Political Battle For Rajya Sabha

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Indian National Congress (INC) is heading for another very interesting political battle for the Rajya Sabha, where it had just escaped a loss of the post of the Leader of Opposition. With two of its members in the Upper House recently elected to the Lok...

Jun 13 · >

BJP Footprint Increases In All Southern States Except Karnataka

By P. Sudhir The overall results of the Lok Sabha election are certainly a setback for the BJP. Getting 240 seats, it failed to achieve the absolute majority it had gained in the 2014 and 2019 elections. Narendra Modi is now heading a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) coalition government...

Jun 13 · >

Some Senior JD(U) Leaders Are Mulling ‘Honourable Departure’

By Arun Srivastava Shaken by their leader Nitish Kumar prostrating before Prime Minister Narendra Modi and making an uncouth retreat from his stand, which he had taken before leaving for Delhi to discuss JD(U)’s share in the Union Cabinet, a section of senior JD(U) leaders are contemplating jumping the...

Jun 13 · >
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