Articles by Akshaya Mishra
Mar 23, 2017
Romeo should sue Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh government for character assassinationThe Uttar Pradesh government’s idea of Anti-Romeo Squad is a bit odd on a couple of counts.
Mar 22, 2017
India vs Australia: Why Virat Kohli should be flattered by Oz media's comparison to Donald TrumpVirat Kohli should be happy with the reaction of the Australian media. Sometimes compliments come in the form of abuse.
Mar 21, 2017
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute: Negotiated settlement is music to ears, but may not cut through complexity of caseShouldn’t courts judge cases solely on the basis of evidence? Yes. But what if evidence is not much beyond faith, belief and contestable historical facts? The Supreme Court’s call for an amicable, negotiated settlement to the Ram Temple-Babri Masjid dispute is reasonable.
Mar 20, 2017
Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: A look at why seculars shouldn’t grudge the rise of a Hindu hardlinerWatching the secular crowd go berserk at the elevation of Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, one gets a feeling that there is no word more apt for them than ‘sickular’.
Mar 20, 2017
Yogi Adityanath as new Uttar Pradesh CM will be suspect for wearing his religion on his sleeve, but don't pre-judge himThus to anticipate that things could go any worse under Adityanath is ill-founded.
Mar 19, 2017
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath: BJP has made its boldest ideological statementWhy Yogi Adityanath? Well, it could be that BJP wants to take its Hindutva agenda forward. It thinks it can accommodate it with its development agenda.
Mar 18, 2017
Decoding Digvijaya Singh's desperation: Surgery not enough for Congress revival; it needs a rebirthA rather uncharitable view of Congress leadership from someone like Digvijaya Singh suggests that a sense of panic & helplessness has crept into the party,
Mar 17, 2017
Why Narendra Modi will not face any credible challenge from the Oppn in the near futureA credible challenge to the supremacy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take a long time to arrive.
Mar 15, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal's EVM tampering excuse won't wash with voters: Delhi CM's charge is a hollow justificationKejriwal wants the Election Commission to go back to good old paper ballots for the MCD elections in the National Capital.
Mar 14, 2017
BJP vs Congress: Why the Gandhi family is likely to become redundant in Indian politics post 2019Overall, it's a grim scenario for the Congress and its first family. Both face the prospect of getting redundant. After 2019, they may not even be discussed as political players of any consequence.