articles by Arati R Jerath

Politics

Akhilesh-Jayant-Tejashwi rise should worry Narendra Modi; trio may take UP, Bihar away from BJP

The emergence of Akhilesh Yadav, Jayant Chaudhary, and Tejashwi Yadav in the recently concluded by-elections should worry BJP as together, they form a daunting team that has scripted the story of the opposition’s revival in the Hindi heartland.

India

Karti Chidambaram fracas: Timing and manner of arrest shows it has more to do with politics than actual case

The manner and timing of Karti Chidambaram's arrest are such that the CBI has made it easy for the Congress to claim a witch-hunt and political vendetta.

India

Nirmala Sitharaman as defence minister is feeble attempt at feminism; don't be fooled by govt spin

This is a post-truth era. Even so, it’s difficult to swallow the feminist spin that’s being sought to be given to Nirmala Sitharaman’s surprise appointment as defence minister in Narendra Modi’s latest Cabinet rejig.

Politics

BJP's 3 years under Amit Shah: Master strategist has done his boss proud, but party is taking on shades of Congress

Last week, Narendra Modi didn’t mince words to BJP MPs as he welcomed Amit Shah to Parliament for his first term in the Rajya Sabha.