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Unlike in the past, it even failed to generate curiosity among political parties about its political tactics. It also failed to attract the attention of the Indian masses. This is indicative of the party's dwarfed role and reduced strength. Politics is governed by two elementary things: one, power, which means ...
Narendra Modi, India's most successful politician, is also the top fashionista of Indian politics. He knows these rules. Do you remember seeing Narendra Modi in the standard white kurta-pyjama of Indian politics? He mostly wears coloured kurtas with white churidars. As Gujarat chief minister, he ...
RATNAGIRI: Sitting at a sharbat stall in Sagave Katradevi, Majid Bhatkar points to the vacant lot where Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray held a rally two days earlier, on April 23. The village in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra's Konkan region is close to Nanar, the proposed site of a large refinery ... India
LUCKNOW: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said politics has always been a part of India with legends indulging in it, but the same has now ... "There has been a fast change in the past 30 years in the opinion of people towards those doing politics...telling lies, betraying people, ...
NEW DELHI, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Two political workers of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) were killed by unidentified gunmen in India's western state of Maharashtra, police said Sunday. The duo was killed Saturday evening at Ahmednagar district, about 250 km east of Mumbai, the capital city ...

SINGAPORE: China and India are the new powers which are growing in strength and influence as the global strategic balance is shifting which has thrown up ... "The 10 of us need to work together, align our different political and economic interests, and strengthen our efforts to build a coherent and ...
New Delhi (CNN) Thousands of people have taken to the streets across India in reaction to a series of high-profile rape cases, in some of the largest mass ... politics and sexual violence has tapped an unusually sensitive nerve, revealing something of the deep divisions that continue to haunt modern India. political protest
Duplicity of this nature is ingrained in BJP's political philosophy which espouses Hindu nationalism. More disturbingly, one of the Hindutva ideologues, Indian nationalist activist Veer Savarkar, who inspired the formation of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), BJP's parent organisation, has ... child
The only resolution that the RSS, the BJP's ideological parent, passed at its three-day annual meeting that concluded in Nagpur in Maharashtra over the weekend, listed its concerns about the vanishing dialects and the need to preserve Indian languages. Passed on the same day when over 30,000 farmers ... child
That's extremely important; where it gets messy is when you mix politics with economics.” Allam said the danger is looking at ... Part of that involves a change of thinking in the Indian bureaucracy on trade, but I don't think there's a resistance at the political level.” That fact makes Canada's visit more painful, ... child
So the question is: Is this the end of communist politics in India as we know it? Extended members of the Left consortium - activists, journalists, editors, professors - have raised this question after the Tripura result. To them; like most things communist - base-superstructure, bourgeois-proletariat, ... child
While harnessing resource from Western Africa would be a priority for Delhi, forging counter-terror partnership would also help in achieving geo-political goals amid the Islamic State taking refuge in Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad. Interestingly, a number of Western African countries are members of ... child
In an engaging session on Day 2 of India Today Conclave 2018 in Mumbai today over "The Young Turks: The Future of Identity Politics. Hardik Patel accused the BJP of double speak and playing communal politics. "I go to places and I don't think any Hindu or any Muslim is in danger. When Modi became ... child
But the B.J.P., which says the party is inclusive, denied its supporters were behind the attacks and dismissed the accusations as part of a political smear campaign. It noted that someone had taken a hammer to a bust of its own founder. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who heads the B.J.P.-led government, ... child
That's the view of economists and agriculture industry insiders who say the tariffs have more do with Indian domestic politics and economic policy than .... “Farmers are an important lobby in every country,” says Vivek Dehejia, economics professor at Carleton University and senior fellow in political economy ... child
And it doesn't discriminate between political parties. The Liberals, of course, have been the ones swept farthest out to sea. A week after Atwal — a former wannabe hitman for the Sikh separatist cause — was summoned to dine with Justin Trudeau in India, the prime minister and his national security adviser ... child

The saffron surge: Now, members of the National Democratic Alliance, the coalition of parties headed by the BJP, govern 21 of India's 29 states. States coloured saffron are governed by the BJP or NDA allies. Congress states are marked blue. child
Last Saturday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, rewrote the political lexicon of the North-East. By winning Tripura in a landslide and now sniffing power in Nagaland and Meghalaya, the saffron party has replaced the Congress—just like it has done nationally—as the ... child
The generalised characterisations of “India” are deepened by showing the immense variation of food habits across scale, space, group, class, and gender. ... Finally, in a social climate where claims about food practices rationalise violence, cultural–political pressures shape reported and actual food habits. child
The Indian government is denying any involvement in last week's embarrassing invitation of a would-be political assassin to a formal dinner with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In a background briefing arranged by the Prime Minister's Office, a senior government official with knowledge of the prime ... child
... while new donors such as China and India explore the possibility of using economic assistance for political purposes. As David Engerman, Professor of History at Brandeis University, shows in his new book The Price of Aid, development politics can have significant – often unintentional and undesirable ... child
Atwal was convicted of attempting to kill Indian cabinet minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu on Vancouver Island in 1986. He was also charged, but not convicted, in connection with a 1985 attack on Ujjal Dosanjh, a staunch opponent of the Sikh separatist movement, who later became B.C. premier and a federal ... child
In December, Rajnikanth, another Tamil movie star, told his fans that he would form a political party before the next state election due in 2021. Mr Haasan said in October he wanted to enter politics. His new party is called Makkal Needhi Mayyam, which roughly translated means Centre for People's Justice, ... child
In December, Rajnikanth, another Tamil movie star, told his fans that he would form a political party before the next state election due in 2021. Mr Haasan said in October he wanted to enter politics. His new party is called Makkal Needhi Mayyam, which roughly translated means Centre for People's Justice, ... child
Donald Trump Jr. comes to India to hawk apartments, and quickly edges into politics ... you're the son of the U.S. president and you haven't been exactly shy about defending his political views, statements and policies while running his business empire. ... But Trump Jr. could hardly avoid politics completely. child
It's even more surprising when you remember that Canada is home to about 1.4 million citizens who can trace their roots to the subcontinent — many of them born in India — and that Indian-Canadians have enjoyed considerable economic and political success in Canada. "The people-to-people links just ... child
It is unfortunate that Indian politicians employ xenophobic slogans to muster support for their political agenda. In contrast, in the land of the pure, India is no more an electoral issue, and those who resort to anti-India rhetoric are not taken seriously here. Even those who had such a reputation had to ... politics
ROHTAK, INDIA - JANUARY 12: Newly elected Sarpanch Saroj, who won unopposed from Nindana Tigri in Rohtak, belongs to the scheduled caste, and has two educational degrees a Masters degree and a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) on January 12, 2016 in Rohtak, India. Image used for ... politics
With the PM changing India for Indians, making the country's strong foreign policy presence felt across the globe, fueling growth, introducing hard but ... This New Wave that goes beyond the strictly 'political' holds a dream for India — programs like Digital India, Startup India and Make in India are changing ... politics
Weeks have passed since Nepal's historic election results are out but there is still no trace of a new government. The delay is mainly due to political parties' unwillingness to come to an understanding on the formation of the Rashtriya Sabha or Upper House. Also, there is lot of political scheming behind the ... politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley might view the political economy disruptions of 2017 as a sort of nightmare best avoided for all times to come. In many ways, 2017 will be remembered for the severe, self-inflicted damage to India's economy, causing a sharp slowdown in GDP ... politics
In the US, which has a long tradition of political comedy, Donald Trump has come as a boon to late-night talk shows. Often the takes of John Oliver, Stephen Colbert and others hit home more sharply than the erudite editorials in the morning papers and the mainstream media. In India, that trend has been ... politics
Especially so, when it is Indian politics. 2017 in Indian politics saw the Bharatiya Janata Party continue its electoral dominance even as India's grand old party, the Congress, attempted a turnaround. There were also plenty of moments that surprised (the choice of chief minister in Uttar Pradesh), befuddled ... politics
The proliferation of money and muscle power in Indian politics continues to undermine our democracy. ... As Vaishnav argues, “in a context of costly elections, weakly institutionalised parties, and an ineffectual election finance regime,” political parties felt that it was in their interest to “prioritise self-financing ... politics
In 2015, two years after the heady days featured in the documentary, Kejriwal consolidated power for himself and purged leading intellectuals from the ranks, noted Vaishnav. “With each passing year, the AAP more closely resembles a 'normal' political party in India,” he said. 'Normal' in the Indian context ... politics
“In India, you don't grow up wanting to be a documentary filmmaker—you grow up wanting to be a filmmaker,” Vinay Shukla explains over a phone conversation with VICE. And An Insignificant Man, a documentary film by Shukla and Khushboo Ranka exploring the hushed topic of politics in India, is being ... politics
He avoided identity politics for the better part of his political career until he was summarily expelled on charges of 'conspiring to divide the party ... politics
Modi in Gujarat: Those Who Looted India Think Only of Dacoity, PM Counters ... will be a fight between trust on development and dynastic politics. ... the Congress of taking credit and political mileage over minor schemes, like ... politics
In the two years since the 'Dhoni demonetisation', India has won 20 of the ... elections immediately after demonetisation, it is a political success. politics
SRINAGAR: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah today said time had come for India as the bigger country to find ways of talking ... politics
JOHANNESBURG : India today donated 500 metric tonnes of rice to ... of visits between the two countries at the political and official levels as ... politics
Happy Birthday Fawad Khan: How India-Pakistan politics made ... Till raging politics reared its ugly head, and he was made to leave India. politics
With upcoming assembly elections in the state, the political blitzkrieg is not ... This must be one of the worst part of Indian politics where Young ... politics
HYDERABAD, India — Ivanka Trump's solo outing to a business conference in India was met ... It's like a combination of Hollywood and politics. politics
Three years on, the Indian prime minister is beginning to sound unusually defensive. ... His main political rival, Rahul Gandhi, of the once mighty Congress party ... On his politics, they say, Mr Modi appears to be hostage to the ... politics
FILE- In this Aug. 20, 2012 file photo, Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayer at Shahi Masjid at the famous Taj Mahal in Agra, India. India's ... politics
RICHMOND: Barack Obama is returning to the political arena for the first time in months after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct ... politics
As the juggernaut of hyper-nationalism , known as Hindutva( or political Hinduism) swept India in the watershed elections of 2014, and as this ... politics
Dalai said: “India and China are great nations, none have the ability to defeat the other, both have to live beside each other, in border areas ... politics


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