Articles by Sanjay Singh
Oct 18, 2018
MJ Akbar quits: Inside story of how BJP leadership took final call amid mounting pressure, differences in CabinetAt least two senior ministers—perceived to be very important in the government—felt allegations on social media should not mean Akbar’s removal from the council of ministers.
Oct 17, 2018
MJ Akbar's position in Ministry of External Affairs had become untenable, resignation sets new precedent in Indian politicsThe big question is why Akbar waited four days—or was allowed to wait—before his exit from the government.
Oct 14, 2018
MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment: Former journalist's fall from grace a defining moment for Indian politics, #MeToo IndiaAkbar’s case could well be a defining moment in Indian politics: the way such accusations are perceived and the subsequent action by political bosses
Oct 11, 2018
MJ Akbar will be given chance to explain himself, but will resign after returning from Nigeria: Top BJP source tells FirstpostThe source in BJP said that the party is expected to offer MJ Akbar an 'honourable exit'. "He will be given a chance to explain himself but most probably he will be asked to resign immediately after his visit from Nigeria," the source told Firstpost.
Oct 10, 2018
Attack on migrants in Gujarat: Panicky Alpesh softens stand as rowdy Thakor Sena imperils Congress prospects in UP, BiharAlpesh Thakor's change in stance came after a severe crackdown by the police against those who were fanning hatred and violence against migrants and indulged in rioting.
Oct 08, 2018
Gujarat migrants' exodus matter of worry for BJP; scars of violence against people from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar will lingerLaw and order has been Gujarat’s USP for the past decade-and-a-half. The unfortunate incident of rape, thus, has come as a rude shock.
Oct 05, 2018
Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of using public funds to run RSS schools; pramukhs, swayamsevaks rebut Congress chief's chargeRahul said this while responding to a query on “subversion of institutions” by the government.
Oct 04, 2018
Mayawati walks out of 'mahagathbandhan', outsmarts Rahul and Congress in perception and political astutenessThe BSP chief's stinging remarks against the Congress reiterated a lasting message about her: Don't ever take Mayawati for granted.
Oct 03, 2018
Congress calls for 'second freedom struggle' against Modi govt: Rahul running out of time to convert resolution into revolutionSo far, the people have not responded to Rahul’s angry outbursts against Modi
Sep 28, 2018
Sharad Pawar defends Narendra Modi on Rafale: NCP chief underlines PM's credibility, undercuts Rahul GandhiPawar implied that Rahul's belligerent attitude may backfire on the Congress