Politics

Uphill Battle for BJP in Left Bastion Tripura

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe BJP’s strenuous endeavours show a willingness to work hard if only to prepare the ground for future gains, although there may not be any immediate advantages. True, the BJP’s resources enable it to invest in apparently unviable projects which many other parties cannot afford to do. Here’s a report for Different Truths.  The enormous […]

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Scams Again for Poll Battle as in 2014: Modi Tries pinning all Ills on Congress

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe PNB scam could add to uncertainties for the BJP government to return with a comfortable majority in 2019. For the same reason, Modi would be still wavering on a snap poll. Here’s a report for Different Truths.  The biggest scandal in India’s banking sector – an alleged 11,400 crore fraud involving Punjab National Bank […]

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India Ought to Adopt Pragmatic Approach towards Neighbours: Policy Flip-Flops Alienate New Delhi

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Maldives action cannot be described as a good neighbourly gesture. This has been the primary reason for neighbourhood hostility. The Maldives knew of India’s reservations about Beijing’s Belt and Road initiative to build trade and transport links across Asia and beyond but ignoring the Indian concern it signed the deals with China, which was […]

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Tripura: Beyond the Politics

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe important question of Tripura ethnonational identity, inevitable as the Tripuri masses come to self-consciousness in the course of their development, may no longer be ignored by any political party in Tripura. It is perhaps a simplification to regard the left as complicit in the Bengali chauvinist oppression of Tripuris, opines Navodita, our Associate Editor, […]

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Kashmiri Journalists, Real and Unreal: Many of Them Owe Allegiance to Pakistan

Reading Time: 4 minutesHere’s a report on Kashmiri journalists, real and unreal, and how they are indoctrinated against India, for Different Truths. Kamran Yusuf is a Kashmiri photo-journalist. The other day, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) while branding him a ‘stone-pelter’, claimed that he is not a ‘real journalist’ because he never covered developmental projects as genuine journalists […]

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The Massive PNB Nirav Modi Scam has the Makings of a Political Thriller

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Congress and the BJP both have their hands in the PNB Nirav Modi Scam, which reads more like a political thriller. Here’s the expose for Different Truths.  So who should hang from the rafters for the massive PNB Nirav Modi Scam – the UPA or the NDA? That is apart from nephew Nirav Modi […]

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Digvijay, Uma Keep Party Supporters Guessing: Both Swear by Spiritualism, But to Stay in Politics

Reading Time: 3 minutesTwo former chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Digvijay Singh and Uma Bharti, by their actions and utterances, are keeping their colleagues and party men in suspense. Here’s a report for Different Truths.  Two former chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh by their actions and utterances are keeping their colleagues and party men in suspense. They are […]

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Murder of Youth Congress Worker: Arrests Put CPI(M) Under Greater Pressure

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe murder of a Youth Congress Worker and arrests of CPI(M) cadre has pushed the latter against the wall. While Congress says that the real culprits are yet to be booked, BJP has upped its ante against CPI(M). Here’s a report for Different Truths. The Communist Party of India(Marxist) has come under greater pressure with […]

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