Bharatiya Janata Party

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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Lynching: India wakes up, sets up committee on mob violence

Lynching: India wakes up, sets up committee on mob violence

July 24, 2018

India has finally woken up to the need to curb increasing mob violence and lynching. To this end, it has set up two high-level committees. Will it effectively rein in the self-proclaimed Hindu vigilantes ahead of the 2019 general elections?

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Towards election mode

Towards election mode

July 17, 2018

With over ten months to go, India is furiously marching towards the general elections. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, led by Narendra Modi, has begun to reach out to the world's populous democracy. Can he repeat the success of the 2014 general elections or will he pave the w...

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