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BJP’s Rashtriya Ekta Yatra: Heading In Wrong Direction

BJP fascination with Muslims, Kashmir, Pakistan and Yatras is never going to end. Latest in the series, Rashtriya Ekta Yatra, is heading towards Kashmir for hoisting flag in Lal Chowk, Srinagar on 26th January.This time flag hoisting is planned when normalcy has just returned to valley after weeks of unrest. BJP Rashtriya Ekta Yatra should have headed to North East instead of North West. China has become very aggressive in North East India and specially Arunachal Pradesh. All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has decided to protest “humiliation” meted out to sportsmen by boycotting the Republic Day celebration and all function of national importance. China’s “Map World” is showing Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin- two area in dispute with India – as part of China. George Fernandes had suggested that China must be perceived as a threat by “any person who is concerned with India’s security.” Robert Blackwill have said “China using Pakistan to slow India’s rise”. BJP narrow vision is not doing any good for the country and such narrow vision is not expected from a national party which has ruled India for six years. Continue reading

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From Rimland To Heartland: BJP Squeezing To Centre Of Power?

In the earlier decades after independence it was often felt that the political party, which controls the heartland states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and even Madhya Pradesh, rules the country. Now just opposite is happening. The party or group of parties, which are ruling India has virtually no base in the heartland of the country. In fact the Congress party is in power in bordering states of Assam, Rajasthan and in the coastal states of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The party is prominent opposition in the coastal Kerala and Karnataka, where it has the potential to stage a comeback sometimes in the future. Continue reading

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Pravin Mahajan And BJP’s Cupboard Of Skeletons

According to the prosecution, Pravin killed Pramod Mahajan on April 22, 2006 in his Mumbai home. BJP leader succumbed to his wounds 11 days later in a hospital. The who’s who of Indian business leaders got themselves videographed outside the hospital as the drama stole all the prime time in most news channels. The court rushed through the case at break-neck speed – an oddity in Indian judiciary. Continue reading

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India Votes: A Lucid Dream And Reality

The 2009 General election is going to witness a dawn of professional politics where political parties will be marketed as commodities to lure potential voters. It will not be merely a traditional competition between Congress and BJP but a plethora of small parties with regional interest will compete to get a share of people’s sympathy. Continue reading

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India Votes: Amplifying Advani Logic

A leader is one who leads by example and does not follow in the footsteps of his disciples but LK Advani, country’s eager Prime Minister-in-waiting, is an exceptional political entity. He is blindly advocating a theory originally propagated by the notorious Narendra Modi. Continue reading

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India Votes: Democracy, Elections And Minorities In India

The General elections in India are about to take place within three months which are like a day of judgment for political parties. They have to stand before their voters and render account of their deeds and misdeeds. Continue reading

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How Secular Is India Today?

India is called world’s greatest democracy but recent communal incidents and political indifference has put a question mark on its secular identity. Continue reading

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And They Struck Again

Funnel like approach of intelligence agencies and police will not give any substantial results. Continue reading

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Then They Came For Christians

Violence against minorities is spreading in India and now Christians are being targeted in Orissa after Muslims in Gujarat. Continue reading

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Rajnath Singh At BJP National Executive – Two Steps Backward

BJP President Rajnath Singh offers nothing new in his National Executive speech except a phrase and a controversy. Continue reading

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