Politics

Second Term of Sitaram Yechury is Vital for Left Renewal

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe 750 delegates attending the Party Congress have to decide whether the majority of them will give their approval to the draft political resolution ruling out any electoral understanding with the Congress Party against the BJP or they will show more pragmatism compared to the dominant leadership of the Party. This alternative line is being […]

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If Elections are Held Today, BJP Seen Losing

Reading Time: 4 minutesAnger against the Modi government is at its peak right now, not the least because of the Kathua and Unnao missteps, and the Dalit and farmer unrest sweeping the country, but it doesn’t take rocket science to understand that the BJP is working to a pattern that will let it ride anti-incumbency. Here’s a report, […]

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Suddenly, Our PM is Hard-Pressed for Time: Modi Has cut it Too Close to D-Day

Reading Time: 4 minutesIlliah’s “reminder” to the PM that his government was voted to power not by the upper castes but by the Dalit and the OBC, and therefore the PM, who is an OBC himself, had made several promises to the oppressed classes, those promises should be honoured. And ASAP as there was very little time left […]

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Is Subramanian Swamy the Enoch Powell of Indian Politics!

Reading Time: 5 minutesTwo prominent politicians, mavericks in their own rights, Enoch Powell, in the UK, and Subramanian Swamy, from India, have a lot in common. Prof. Ashoka draws an interesting parallel between them, exclusively for Different Truths. Most sovereign parliaments in a democratic polity have been known to nurture superlative debating talents. The House of Commons in Westminster […]

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Thousands attend 127th Birth Anniversary Meet of Ambedkar, Demand Withdrawal of SC decision and Cases

Reading Time: 3 minutesOn April 2 upper caste chauvinist character of government machinery was in full display when demonstrators were lathi-charged and tear gassed, fired upon and killed, arrested and tortured in custody. But no action has been taken against these illegal acts of the officials. The government is terrorising people who dare to protest caste atrocities and […]

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Milk Man Yogi Cannot Smell Coffee

Reading Time: 3 minutesThere are cow-ambulances to take hurt cattle to hospital. But ‘man’? His daughter gets gang-raped by people linked to a Yogi MLA and allegedly by the MLA, too, and when the poor distraught man raises his voice against the outrage, the MLA’s brothers and goons thrash him black and blue and there is no ambulance […]

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Trump Regime Expanding Fast Foreign Military Bases: Peace Coalition Plans Massive Anti-War Demonstrations on April 14-15

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe U.S. already maintains 800+ foreign military bases in at least 80 countries around the world, mainly surrounding China and Russia—although the U.S. also maintains its fortresses on Cuba and Puerto Rico, and surrounding Venezuela. Here’s an analysis, for Different Truths. The U.S. President Donald Trump’s new discretionary budget will shovel 61 percent of the […]

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Dalits are Unhappy with Yogi Government: BJP Leadership Worried at Developments

Reading Time: 3 minutesAddressing the well-attended rally in the state capital, Savitri Bai Phule announced that she was willing to face any action from the party leadership but her fight will continue. MP Chhote Kharwar also wrote to PM complaining against Yogi Adityanath for his attitude towards issues related to Dalits. A report, for Different Truths.  BJP seems […]

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One to One Strategy of Mamata for 2019 Poll is Workable: Perfect Understanding Needed between Congress and Regional Parties

Reading Time: 4 minutesMamata had a meeting with the Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on March 28 and it appears that Sonia was emphatic on the leading role of the Congress in this proposed anti-BJP front. Rahul Gandhi in the course of his campaign in Karnataka for the assembly elections made special mention that the opposition parties will unite […]

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