Have regional parties lived up to people’s aspiration?
Be it Andhra, be it Bihar, regional parties have followed economic policies laid down by national parties
Centre rolls out Agriculture Land Leasing Act, 2016
NITI Aayog's Panagariya wishes to extend the Act to non-agricultural uses as well, which farmer leaders oppose
In India, WhatsApp is a weapon of antisocial hatred
A new challenge has arisen in the form of social media – specifically WhatsApp. Hate speech, disinformation and scary rumors are already …
Interim Budget 2019: 'For the BJP it’s the cow versus working people'
Worker union lashes out against Interim Budget 2019 for being pro cows and rich, with only piecemeal for poor
PEETHA: Will Naveen Patnaik’s deliciously named pre-poll sop work?
Also the name of a traditional Odia sweet, the ‘Peoples Empowerment – Enabling Transparency and Accountability’ scheme was …
Political parties try to bank on women’s electoral strength
Political parties try to woo women voters by making a range of promises
वनाधिकार 133 निर्वाचन क्षेत्रों में निर्णायक भूमिका निभाएगा
भारतीय जनता पार्टी ने 2014 के लोकसभा चुनावों में इन 133 निर्वाचन क्षेत्रों में से 79 में जीत हासिल की और कांग्रेस के खाते ...
MP elections: Half glass empty for children in manifestos
Here’s an analysis on how inclusive BJP and Congress are about matters concerning citizens who are supposed to be mature voters once they …
Hope in areas dominated by Japanese Encephalitis
The new government may take efforts to eradicate the disease, says BJP representative
Will India have its green moment in politics?
The fact that these issues are still remote from our understanding is evidenced by a survey which revealed that more than 74% people between the …
The rise of the rurals
The Bharatiya Janata Party's famed "Gujarat Model" gets a rude jolt in the state's recent polls, especially from rural communities in the …
Interim Budget 2019: Board for marginal communities, but where’s the welfare?
Government announces setting up of a welfare development board for de-notified, nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes
Rajasthan faces farmers' ire for arresting their leaders ahead of indefinite protest
The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee says that the state government arrested farmer leaders on Tuesday to preempt an …
Forest Rights Act to cast its shadow on polling in Himachal Pradesh
A large section of people in the hill state are united in their stand to boycott the elections as successive governments have failed to implement FRA
चुनावी भाषणों से गायब है साफ हवा का मुद्दा
जनता फिर दूषित वायु एवं स्मॉग को भूलकर राजनीतिक पार्टियों द्वारा फैलाये गए सामयिक चुनावी मुद्दों में फंस गई है।
Andaman & Nicobar wants to take a reverse gear on oil palm
Sixteen years after the Supreme Court banned monoculture plantations in the islands' fragile ecosystem, the administration wants it revoked
Jharkhand gets first non-tribal chief minister
Tribal people protest swearing in of non-tribal chief minister; Raghubar Das announces sops for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups
Environmental issues figured nowhere in Uttarakhand elections
Around 170 hydropower and a number of sand mining projects in the pipeline or underway
Will the mining stalemate affect Lok Sabha polls in Goa?
The mining industry’s poorest stakeholders, who comprise a sizeable population of Goa, have been rendered jobless by a state dragging its …
Election 2014: How green are our political parties?
A look at the future of green clearances through the manifestos of political parties in the electoral fray
Bihar’s development model fails to save Nitish
Bihar, touted as India’s fastest growing state under Nitish Kumar rule, has thrown up a startling mandate and shown faith in BJP. The Bihar …
We’ll prepare manifesto after studying other parties’ agenda: BJP
Citizens’ manifesto unveiled by civil society groups ignored by most political parties
The battle for a strong Lokpal
As the showdown between Anna Hazare and the Centre begins what implications does it have for the relationship between the government and non-…
As the showdown between Anna Hazare and Centre begins what implications does it have for the relationship between the government and non-…
COVID-19 migrants: West Bengal has mostly failed to keep promises
The state government must go beyond the mere promises of the Centre and render actual help to the state’s people