Articles by Sanjay Singh
Oct 18, 2017
Yogi Adityanath's Ayodhya narrative betrays BJP's desire to capitalise on Hindutva sentimentsThe burden of expectation from believers of the Ram temple movement and BJP sympathisers is huge and the onus is on Yogi Adityanath to take action.
Oct 17, 2017
'Look where they are and where we are': In Gandhinagar, Narendra Modi focusses on Congress, attacks RahulPrime Minister Narendra Modi had come prepared and left an electrifying effect on his party’s rank and file through his forceful speech in Gandhinagar as part of the BJP's campaign.
Oct 16, 2017
Sangeet Som's remarks on Taj Mahal betray ignorance of history and frustration with BJP leadershipSom thinks the world is wrong. He views the Taj as a monument of hate. He thinks it isn't a symbol of our history and heritage, but a "blot on Indian culture" and is built by "traitors." Thankfully, it is beyond Som's capability to rewrite history and change the popular belief surrounding this architectural marvel. To the world, the Taj is a symbol of India.
Oct 12, 2017
Different dates for Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections is EC's missed opportunity to try simultaneous pollsBy setting different dates for Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat Assembly polls and not considering Meghalaya, Tripura, and Nagaland in the picture, the Election Commission has failed to live up to the simultaneous poll hype
Oct 10, 2017
In poll-bound Gujarat, development, pride remain focus as Narendra Modi sets out to reassert his politicsIn poll-bound Gujarat, BJP leaders are not losing sleep over Rahul Gandhi’s frequent visits, in fact, his visits seem to have made the Assembly polls more interesting for them
Sep 28, 2017
By rebutting Yashwant Sinha, son Jayant may have ensured he will stay afloat in Narendra Modi govtBy writing a rebuttal to his father's assessment of Indian economy, Jayant Sinha might have done what was needed for him to stay afloat in the government and wait for a better day in the future
Sep 28, 2017
Yashwant Sinha, Subramanian Swamy's critique economic 'mess': Modi must fix this before dealing with dissentThere are two ways of looking at what Yashwant Sinha has said — dismiss his arguments and concerns as disgruntled cynicism, or to scrutinise his opinion and take it as an alarm bell from a knowledgeable insider
Sep 26, 2017
With Rs 16,320cr-Saubhagya scheme, Narendra Modi's pro-poor move electrified BJP's chances at pollsKeeping with traditions of the BJP's National Executive meetings, proceedings were not telecast live. An astute politician like Modi wouldn't like to announce populist, big money schemes when they aren't being publicised or broadcast live
Sep 15, 2017
Shinzo Abe in Gujarat: Narendra Modi turns bilateral meeting into political masterstroke for upcoming pollThere is no doubt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the bilateral summit meet for domestic political purposes.
Sep 13, 2017
Mohan Bhagwat meets diplomats: Signs of 'secretive' Sangh shedding reticenceMohan Bhagwat's free and frank interaction with foreign diplomats suggests the kind of confidence and acceptance that he now has.