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Mar 25, 2017
Modi govt reacts sharply to NYT editorial critical of Yogi Adityanath's appointment as UP CMThe New York Times said Adityanath had made a political career of demonizing Muslims
Feb 23, 2017
UP Assembly Election 2017: Phase 4 will decide who will win state, and so far BJP holds the winning cardsPolling in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections will decide who will form the next government in the state. This round will either give the BJP a huge advantage over its rivals or bring it at par with the two other major contenders. The consensus within analysts, observers and politicians is that the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance did not live up to expectations in the third phase of polling that was supposed to give it a clear advantage.
Feb 11, 2017
Rewriting history to suit Hindutva: The Vasundhara Raje govt is insulting the legacy of Maharana PratapIn a state obsessed with royalty and titles, the royalty is obsessed with its history. So much so that the line that exists between facts, fiction, superstition and tea-stall talk often gets blurred, leading to some really interesting insights into history.
May 18, 2016
India is nearly Congress-mukt, and that is why BJP's job actually became tougherBJP's pan-Indian identity is also a challenge to regionalism. The provincial powers did not feel threatened by the accommodative nature of the Congress and its dole-based policies.
Aug 27, 2014
Shankaracharya's diktat on Sai Baba: Chhattisgarh is Hindutva politics' new nurseryA 'Dharma Sansad' convened by the Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati of Dwarka Peeth passed a resolution that Sai Baba, the 19th century saint from Shirdi, should not be worshipped as a deity by the followers of 'Sanatan Dharma'.
Jul 29, 2014
Hindutva politics in Moradabad: Here's how a local dispute turned communalKanth has provided the BJP an opportunity to magnify a local dispute to craft a narrative of the monolith Hindu community arrayed against the unreasonable Muslim community.
Nov 18, 2012
Tiger’s roar: How Thackeray’s ‘politics’ filled a systemic vacuumIn a mature political world, the Thackeray brand of ‘hate politics’ would never have gained as much traction as it did. That it has thrived this long, by feeding off ‘us-and-them’ politics, says volumes about the failure of the political and administrative systems.