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Narendra Modi’s Real Political Capital Is On Test In Lok Sabha Polls

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s real political worth is now on test. The wave of Hindu communal polarization has been ebbing almost after a decade in India, which was unmistakenly felt, first during the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha election, and then in Karnataka. In absence of...

Jun 8 · >

JD(S) Looking For Ways To Remain Relevant After Debacle In Karnataka Polls

By Sushil Kutty Whether or not the Janata Dal (S) joins the Opposition’s joint efforts to forge unity for the 2024 general elections does not count for zilch because the Gowda family’s party has lost relevance even in Karnataka forget any place else in the country. The drubbing the...

Jun 8 · >

Law Commission’s Backing Of Section 124A Of Sedition Law Is Disappointing

By Krishna Jha On June 1, there had been reports that the law panel backed the penal provision for the offence of sedition, saying repealing it altogether could have adverse ramifications for the security and integrity of the country. The offence of sedition has been stretched up to even...

Jun 8 · >

Commissioning Of K-FON Is The Real Kerala Story

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: This is the real Kerala story. The reference is to the commissioning, on June 5, of the first phase of the prestigious Kerala Fibre Optic Network (K-FON) project by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The project is aimed at providing free internet access to 20 lakh ...

Jun 8 · >

Centre Has To Take Proper Lessons For Safety From Balasore Disaster

By P. Sudhir The horrific train crash on June 2 in Balasore district, Odisha has left the country, indeed the world, shocked.  288 persons were killed and over 1100 injured as one speeding train took a wrong line, crashed into a stationary goods train loaded with iron ore and...

Jun 8 · >

RSS Holds Modi’s Image And Hindutva Are Not Enough To Win Elections

By Arun Srivastava The RSS has inflicted a rude shock to the BJP’s public face Prime Minister Narendra Modi by questioning the idea of using the ‘Modi magic’ and Hindutva to win all elections. After Modi winning the 2014 Lok Sabha election, even the RSS used him as the...

Jun 8 · >

Joining NATO Under US Pressure Would Be A Strategic Blunder For India

By Keith Lamb After a recommendation by the congressional committee on strategic competition with China, the US claims that India “is one of Washington’s closest allies.” As such, it is now courting India to join NATO to counter Chinese “aggression.” India must not fall to Washington’s flattery and the...

Jun 8 · >

BJP Is Not Having Smooth Sailing In Uttar Pradesh Before Lok Sabha Polls

By Dr. Gyan Pathak The past six months did not go well for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh   politics. On January 22, the State BJP president has set the target to win all 80 Lok Sabha seats in 2024 general election, but now only after six months, the State...

Jun 7 · >

Oil Market Hinges On Possibility Of Saudi Production Cut Extension Beyond July

By K Raveendran The decision by OPEC+ to enforce no official cuts, and yet a voluntary cut by swing producer Saudi Arabia, has had only limited upside price pressure, but the long-term price development will hinge on macroeconomic sentiment and the possible extension of the voluntary Saudi Arabian production...

Jun 7 · >

Rahul Gandhi Has Finally Given A Jolt To Narendra Modi In Indian Diaspora

By Sushil Kutty So it is India is democratic versus India is undemocratic. Are we stuck with the binary? Both Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are fighting each other overseas in preparation for the ‘Big Fight 2024’ at home. Rahul Gandhi’s observation that “NRIs” got...

Jun 7 · >