articles by Vipin Pubby

India

Navjot Singh Sidhu may have overreacted by hugging Pakistan army chief, but not all controversies were of own making

Congress leader Navjot SIngh Sidhu, given his history of being a child of controversies, perhaps over-reacted by hugging Pakistan army chief General Qamar Bajwa, but not all the controversies relating to his Pakistan visit were made of his own.

Politics

AAP crisis in Punjab: Central leadership's arbitrary attitude is likely to permanently damage party's prospects in state

What is intriguing and unfortunate for AAP is that its central leadership has been attempting to remote control the activities in Punjab and repeatedly humiliate the state leaders.

India

Manesar land scam: Long battle awaits Bhupinder Singh Hooda as shady deals return to haunt former Haryana CM

CBI recently filed an 80,000-page charge sheet on the Manesar land scam stating how a notification by the then Bhupinder Singh Hooda govt put farmers in Manesar and adjoining villages to a loss of over Rs 1,500 crore by a simple signature

Politics

Burden of being Prem Kumar Dhumal: After losing his seat, the two-time CM will struggle to stay afloat in BJP

Ever since he was declared BJP's chief ministerial candidate from Himachal Pradesh, former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal had little respite.

Politics

Himachal Pradesh Election 2017: BJP left nothing to chance, but anti-incumbency factor did in lacklustre Congress

Congress appeared to have given up on Himachal Pradesh even before the Assembly elections were announced in the hill state. None of the party’s top leaders camped or campaigned in the state with even party president Rahul Gandhi paying just one visit to address a couple of election rallies.

Politics

BJP expected to fare better in Himachal Pradesh as Congress' Virbhadra Singh has his back to the wall

While a host of top BJP leaders have been leading the party’s campaign and getting a warm response, Virbhadra Singh is the only star campaigner for the Congress.