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Rajasthan Makes Political Uncertainty Wider For Lok Sabha Polls 2024

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Celebrations in the BJP rank and file after sweeping the Rajasthan polls by winning 115 seats out of election held in 199 constituencies in a 200-seat Legislative Assembly has a hidden discomfort for the party leadership, while the loss of power has greatly shocked the...

Dec 6 · >

Regional Congress Leaders Defending The Poll Debacle In Their Own Ways

By Ashis Biswas In an ironic reversal of their assigned roles, regional Congress leaders are currently handling a scathing political attack on their party by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with greater confidence than their supposedly exalted High command Delhi-based leadership, post recent Assembly elections. Its recent drubbing in...

Dec 6 · >

It Is Height Of Stupidity To See State Poll Results As North-South Divide

By Sushil Kutty Musk’s ‘X’, which used to be Dorsey’s ‘Twitter’, is aiding the sharpening of the south-north divide in Hindustan, which is now ‘Bharat’ north of the Vindhyas, and ‘INDIA’ south of the Vindhyas. And plenty of barbs keep the pot boiling. One user tweeted, “Hence proved –...

Dec 6 · >

Large Presence Of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists At COP28 Dubai Summit Raises Eyebrows

By K Raveendran Lobbying by the fossil fuel industry has become the most spotlighted aspect of Dubai COP28, which otherwise is having a highly successful run that is typical of the high-profile city. Dubai makes a celebration of even the most mundane event and the remarkable success with one...

Dec 6 · >

How Outcome Of Gaza War Has Implications For Domestic Indonesian Politics

By James M Dorsey A recent clash between pro-Palestinian Muslims and pro-Israeli Christians in the North Sulawesi coastal town of Bitung raised the spectre of Indonesia’s worst nightmare, inter-communal violence. In a country that prides itself on a culture of inter-communal harmony, the death of a protester set off...

Dec 6 · >

Lalduhoma, The Chief Minister-Elect Of Mizoram, Is A Veteran Politician

By Harihar Swarup In 1997, Lalduhoma quit the Mizo National Front after he lost to Zoramthanga in the race for party President. On Monday, the 74-year-old Lalduhoma was set to replace Zoramthanga as chief minister of Mizoram. Lalduhoma, who comes from a poor family, excelled in academics and began...

Dec 6 · >

Congress Has Performed Much Better In State Polls Compared To 2019

By Dipankar Bhattacharya The outcome of the five Assembly elections held in November has proved almost all opinion polls and ground reports wrong. Even the few exit polls that predicted a thumping BJP victory in Madhya Pradesh gave the Congress a comfortable majority in neighbouring Chhattisgarh. The clean BJP...

Dec 5 · >

Chhattisgarh Poll Results Drive Congress And BJP For A Stiff Contest In 2024

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Election result for Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly reveals that the electorates in Chhattisgarh have driven the Congress and the BJP towards a tougher contest for Lok Sabha election 2024 by reducing the difference in their shares in total votes polled to merely 4.04 per cent from...

Dec 5 · >

Are The Uniforms Of Indian Navy Personnel Being Changed To Suit The BJP

By Sushil Kutty The first thing Prime Minister Narendra Modi did after cornering three states in the ‘Hindi heartland’ was to address Indian Navy personnel on Navy Day and proclaim that ranks in the Indian Navy will be renamed so that the ranks reflected Indian culture. The uniforms of...

Dec 5 · >

Israel And Hamas Have Different Objectives About What To Achieve During Truce

By Girish Linganna Israel has conflicting goals of neutralizing Hamas and rescuing its civilians kidnapped during the October 7 storming of its territory in a surprise—and vicious—attack after they broke through the heavily guarded perimeter fence, landing by sea and using paragliders, killing about 1,200 people and taking 240...

Dec 5 · >