Articles by Akshaya Mishra
Jan 17, 2017
Zaira Wasim trolled: Aamir’s support welcome, but sober society must fight for Dangal actressIn the absence of a law to tackle the troll menace, those like Zaira Wasim would need the support of the likes of Aamir Khan and sober society.
Jan 16, 2017
UP Election 2017: Akhilesh Yadav should keep the momentum going after symbol victoryAkhilesh Yadav wins the first of his major battles before the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly election and there's suddenly this funny feeling that he might go all the way.
Jan 16, 2017
Punjab Election 2017: Navjot Singh Sidhu is a good catch for Congress, but a major risk as wellSidhu may not be taken seriously by political opponents or even vast sections of the electorate, but the noise he manages to generate makes him a good man to have on one’s side
Jan 13, 2017
Samajwadi Party divide puts its symbol cycle in the backburner as Mulayam-Akhilesh feud steal showWith the party so badly divided and his own mass appeal on the decline, Mulayam would not have worked any electoral magic even if he had the symbol.
Jan 11, 2017
Delhi garbage crisis: Dumping on streets unfortunate, but spare a thought for MCD workersFor the five days sanitation workers of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) struck work, a part of Delhi remained a stinking mess. Garbage ruled the roads and stench pervaded the air
Jan 10, 2017
Demonetisation hurt RBI’s image; it’s time the bank told the govt to mind the redlineEvidence available so far suggests that RBI failed to alert the government that demonetisation was going to be a terribly messy affair without adequate preparation.
Jan 06, 2017
Uttar Pradesh polls 2017: Samajwadi Party, BJP shouldn't underestimate Mayawati's BSPWill Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) be the dark horse in the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly election?
Jan 05, 2017
Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017: Congress, BJP caught in a battle of prestigeHilly Uttarakhand does not figure large on the overall electoral map of India. But when every electoral victory or loss becomes a matter of prestige for political parties even small states assume significance.
Jan 03, 2017
Bengaluru molestation: Blaming Abu Azmi serves no purpose; take cops to task insteadWhy blame Abu Azmi? The mindset is so pervasive and deeply entrenched that it's pointless wasting time slamming their remarks. How come we never discuss the need for better policing?
Jan 02, 2017
SC bars parties from seeking votes on religion: Can politics stay separate from identity issues?The problem with the politics of religion is that it serves no higher purpose. Status quoist to a large extent, it has no goal to uplift individuals or sub-groups within it.