articles by Sanjay Singh

Politics

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's remarks on Davinder Singh, Pulwama attack underscore Congress' flawed national security narrative

Chowdhury's remarks calling for a relook into the Pulwama incident come at a time when party strategists are seeking to re-invent Sonia Gandhi's lost aura.

Politics

Delhi elections a two-way fight between AAP and BJP; with Kejriwal showcasing developmental work, uphill task for saffron party lacking a CM face

The other advantage of putting Kejriwal in the limelight is that the BJP in Delhi does not have a single credible face whose recall value in terms of leadership or oratorial skills that could compete with the AAP chief. The BJP is undecided on projecting any of its leader as face of Delhi election, a chief ministerial candidate who as a challenger would take on the incumbent chief minister.

Politics

NDA government: What’s new, what’s changed and what’s missing? An assessment of the last five years

For the past few days, government agencies and the ruling BJP have been spending a great deal of time and energy in sending the message that there is no link between the National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Politics

Jharkhand Assembly results a referendum on Raghubar Das; BJP erred by not changing leadership despite warning signs

Chief Minister Raghubar Das rubbed a lot of people, including some of his party leaders and workers, the wrong way.

India

CAA protests: Police crackdown natural response to rioting, but in era of misinformation and fake news, whoever sets narrative wins

The use of tear gas and lathi on students protesting against CAA by the Delhi Police was in response to the acts of violence and pelting of stones on the police

India

Prashant Kishor's tweets on Citizenship Bill call attention to Nitish Kumar's U-turn on issue, symptomatic of turmoil roiling JD(U)

The series of tweets on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill fired off by JD(U) vice president Prashant Kishor is symptomatic of the turmoil roiling the key NDA ally.

Politics

Sharad Pawar's latest revelations have allowed NCP chief to position himself as 'super CM' of Maharashtra, a status Bal Thackeray enjoyed in 90s

Sharad Pawar has positioned himself as the super chief minister of Maharashtra, a status Bal Thackeray enjoyed in the mid and late 1990s when the Shiv Sena had for the first time helmed the state

Politics

Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah pull off another political masterstroke

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have yet again proved that they are grand masters of the political chess board

Politics

Replug: After Sharad Pawar-Narendra Modi meet in Delhi, here are four reasons why Shiv Sena should worry about Maharashtra power tussle

Pawar’s meeting with Modi needs to be seen in the light of the ongoing brinkmanship by political parties in Maharashtra.

Politics

Withdrawing SPG cover for Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka: No legal or moral rationale behind giving Gandhis elite protection cover

For the second consecutive day, the Congress attempted to move adjournment motion in Lok Sabha, censuring the Modi government for withdrawal of the elite SPG security cover from the Gandhis. Even the staunchest of Congress allies did not come out in support and party strategists and floor managers failed to mobilise opinion within and outside of Parliament.

Politics

SC verdict on Rafale deal serves body blow to Congress' concocted campaign; party must seriously rethink strategy

In the Rafale case, a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph said, 'We find the review petitions are without any merit.'

Politics

SC verdict opportunity for Modi govt to build Ram Mandir at characteristic speed and scale, make Ayodhya foremost Hindu pilgrim site

The Supreme Court's judgment on Ayodhya has given an opportunity to the ruling dispensation to build Ram Mandir at its characteristic speed and scale and make Ayodhya the foremost Hindu pilgrim site in the country

Politics

Ayodhya hearing: With SC verdict expected soon, Narendra Modi govt draws up legal options to avoid confusion in wake of judgment

The Central government is presently preparing for the different possibilities that may arise in the wake of the order in the Ayodhya case.

Politics

Congress' hue and cry over withdrawal of SPG cover misplaced, shows Gandhi family's uneasiness at not being special

With the SPG cover withdrawn, the Gandhi family is now like any other political family in the country and that makes Congress and its loyalists uneasy

Politics

Ayodhya dispute: Expecting favourable SC verdict, RSS steps up effort to preserve communal harmony, asks cadres for restraint

The RSS and BJP leaders have been deliberating at length over the issue and have come up to a well-considered decision to ask their cadre and sympathisers to respect the Supreme Court verdict.

Politics

Sanjay Nirupam lashes out at Congress, raises serious questions about brewing Sonia faction vs Rahul faction feud

Sanjay Nirupam has never been one to mince his words, but then all his attacks — often acrimonious — have been directed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah

Politics

Congress proclaims to be sole inheritor of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, but day's events expose cracks in organisation, vacuum in top leadership

The events that unfolded on Gandhi Jayanti raise questions over Congress' seriousness towards rebuilding its social base, inspiring confidence among its rank and file and putting up a real challenge to the BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections

Politics

Narendra Modi sends a message to South India: PM is shaping thought process on Tamil language, Christians, Muslims

By addressing Tamil as the oldest language in the world on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was correcting the misconception that the BJP was a party which favoured Hindi heartland in the north and negated south India

World

At UNGA, a tale of two speeches: Narendra Modi spoke like a statesman, Imran Khan mired in a maze of contradictions 

Narendra Modi’s speech — short, crisp and meaningful — was that of a statesman, a global leader with great appeal and vision

India

SJM co-convener's meetings with US business leaders evoke curiosity, reflect RSS' changing perception

Belief in a self-reliant economy is a cornerstone of the thought process of the Swadeshi Jagaran Manch