Bharatiya Janata Party

Over 73 pc Indians use digital news platforms, distrust traditional news media, says report

Over 73 pc Indians use digital news platforms, distrust traditional news media, says report

June 28, 2021

The annual Reuters Digital News Report, 2021 released recently made some noteworthy revelations in terms of credibility of digital news platforms among readers, the lasting impact of the ongoing pandemic on media houses and reliance on social media for news due to lack of trust i...

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Time for Indian government to rein in its aggressive tax officials

Time for Indian government to rein in its aggressive tax officials

December 26, 2020

On Wednesday, Permanent Court of Arbitration based in the Netherlands awarded USD 1.2 billion plus costs and interest in damages to the British energy company Cairn Energy Plc in a tax dispute with the Indian government over retrospective application of tax. The case dates back t...

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Arnab Goswami arrest no attack on press freedom

Arnab Goswami arrest no attack on press freedom

November 5, 2020

Moments after a team of Raigad police officials raided residence of Arnab Goswami, managing director of Republic Media Network, on Wednesday and arrested him on charges of abetment to suicide a strong and sharp response came from the ruling BJP and several union ministers slammin...

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US Elections: Impact on US-India relations

US Elections: Impact on US-India relations

November 4, 2020

For long the United States Presidential Elections bring about change not just within the United States, but its ripples are indeed felt all over the globe even when the incumbent wins another term. Thus, the mandarins in New Delhi would also be watching the proceedings closely as...

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Non-cooperation movement

Non-cooperation movement

February 2, 2020

The year 2020 marks 100 years of the non-cooperation movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi as part of the Indian independence movement. A 100 years on, Indians are beginning to rediscover that even though we have stepped into a new century, the troubles we face stay the same, and s...

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Modi’s myriad challenges

Modi’s myriad challenges

January 9, 2020

After storming into office for a second time with a thumping majority, challenges for Narendra Modi’s government has not wilted in any way. Instead it has taken myriad forms…

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Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar’s hand, the great anarch

Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar’s hand, the great anarch

November 19, 2019

Government formation in Maharashtra has been in a stalemate nearly a month after the election results were announced. NCP leader Sharad Pawar is choreographing it as an improbable coalition is attempted between his party, Shiv Sena and the Congress.

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Ram temple dispute: a timeline

Ram temple dispute: a timeline

November 9, 2019

On November 9, the five-member Constitution bench led by the chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi cleared the way for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya.

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Élections générales

Élections générales

May 24, 2019

S’il était considéré comme le vainqueur le plus probable, on le disait affaibli par un bilan mitigé, et la majorité absolue ne semblait pas lui être acquise, et pourtant, Narendra Modi a battu le record de 2014 en récoltant un plus grand nombre de sièges pour son parti ...

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Is Facebook censoring political content in India?

Is Facebook censoring political content in India?

November 17, 2018

According to reports Facebook accounts of 10 journalists were temporarily suspended in the month of September.

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The grand alliance plan: Has it hit a wall?

The grand alliance plan: Has it hit a wall?

September 27, 2018

Will there be a grand alliance against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the next general election, in early 2019? Political developments show there will not be a grand alliance as was expected. Does that leave the Congress in limbo and the BJP sailing smooth?

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: The man who legitimised the BJP, is no more

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: The man who legitimised the BJP, is no more

August 16, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 93, who breathed his last on August 16, served twice as India's prime minister. He not only founded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), but also helped it gain wider political legitimacy.

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