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Oct 15, 2019
Arvind Kejriwal needs grassroots connect, political adroitness to win Delhi in 2020, not suave Obama-style campaignsArvind Kejriwal can hope for a revival only if he secures for himself a comprehensive victory, around 60 seats, in the upcoming Delhi elections.
Aug 21, 2019
Babulal Gaur dies at 89: 'Accidental chief minister' of Madhya Pradesh was known for humility, development work in BhopalIn Madhya Pradesh politics and especially in the BJP, Gaur’s contribution was immense both as an able administrator and as a grassroots politician.
Jul 10, 2019
SC agrees to hear petition challenging constitutional validity of Article 370, which gives special status to Jammu and KashmirThe BJP had, on 8 April, promised in its manifesto to strike down Article 370 of the Constitution, which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
May 08, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: CJI harassment charge, how coastal Karnataka was saffronised, NSSO report; today's must-read storiesMore than the decision itself, the decision-making process has left such a deep scar on the Supreme Court that it will take years, if not decades, to completely go away.
Apr 25, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 16: Sangh appropriates local cultural symbols as Congress' brand of 'Hinduness' falls flatThe programmes of the Sangh relied heavily on evoking a homogenising religious pride while appropriating local cultural symbols.
Apr 22, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 15: VHP strengthens after Hindu Samajotsav; newborn BJP distances from Sangh ahead of 1984 pollsThe Hindu Samajotsava is a yearly show of strength of the Sangh Parivar in Coastal Karnataka. The first such rally was held in Mangalore in April 1981 when Alva was serving his term as the district president for the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP). The theme that year was 'unity of Hindus.'
Apr 19, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 14: RSS uses religious festivals to embed sense of Hindu identity in locals, widen its baseTill the 1970s, RSS didn't have a strong mass base in urban coastal Karnataka. The organisation remained Brahmin-centric, with most leaders belonging to the Goud Saraswat Brahmin community
Nov 14, 2018
Despite repeated efforts to undermine Jawaharlal Nehru by Sangh Parivar, his legacy of nation-building enduresLet's remember the India Nehru envisioned, which makes India a civilised and sometimes respected member of the international order of not just nations, but of peoples as well
May 01, 2018
Karnataka polls: As Rahul Gandhi skips Udupi's mutts, Narendra Modi, BJP eye success in 'Hindutva laboratory'Consolidating the Hindu vote is a key part of the BJP's strategy in the state as a whole, especially so in coastal Karnataka, which is viewed as BJP's Hindutva laboratory, and where it seems to be succeeding.
Mar 09, 2018
BJP needs to guard against displaying political arrogance as discontent rises among NDA alliesIf the BJP demonstrates political arrogance, it can prove to be costly for the party, as the coalition phase in Indian politics has not yet come to an end.