Politics

Will the 2017 Local Body polls in UP Gauge Public Opinion Ahead of the 2019 Parliamentary Elections?

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhile the local body election will be the first major challenge for the Yogi government in Uttar Pradesh, for SP and the BSP this will be a way to gauge the public mood, points out Navodita, our Associate Editor, in the regular column, exclusively for Different Truths. The UP State Election Commission recently announced its poll […]

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AIKMS Condemns Maharashtra Government for Firing on Farmers, two Injured

Reading Time: 2 minutesAIKMS has also called upon all farmer bodies to come out in protest against the anti-peasant, pro-corporate policies of the Modi-led BJP-RSS government, which is hell-bent on ruining peasant’s income to help companies earn more. A report in Different Truths. The Central Executive Committee of All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS) has condemned the Maharashtra […]

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Gujarat Assembly Polls 2017: Congress and BJP offer Sops, Engage in Social Engineering

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe two major political parties, Congress and BJP, are offering sops and promising the moon. Both parties are also busy balancing caste factors and are into social engineering, opines our Associate Editor, Navodita, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. As Gujarat gears up for elections on December 9, both the major political parties […]

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Maximillian Isidore Robespierre and Tipu Sultan: Virtuous or Villainous

Reading Time: 4 minutesSome regard Tipu as the premier freedom fighter, while others tend to view him in the same manner as a section views Robespierre. An ardent marauding communalist who was responsible for the deaths of several Hindus and Christians. And the debate is getting uglier by the day. Prof. Ashoka draws parallels between Robespierre and Tipu, […]

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74 Percent Turnout in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Polls 2017; Gujarat Gears up for Electioneering

Reading Time: 4 minutesNavodita, our Associate Editor, reports on the single-phase Himachal Pradesh Assembly Polls 2017. The fate of 68 MLAs to be decided on Dec 18, later this year. Meanwhile, Gujarat gears up for electioneering. Here’s an exclusive report, in Different Truths.   As Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls ended today, both the parties – BJP and the […]

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100th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution on Nov. 7 This Year

Reading Time: 2 minutesNovember 7 is the 100th anniversary of the great earth-shaking event of the Bolshevik Revolution, also known as the October Socialist Revolution of Russia, which advanced human society to take up the task of solving all economic, political and social inequalities. It based itself on the scientific theory of Socialism expounded by Marx and Engels […]

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Winning the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 Crucial for both BJP and Congress

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur Associate Editor, Navodita, takes a hard look at the forthcoming Gujarat Assembly Elections in 2017. It will be held in two phases on December 9 and December 14. Here’s a political analysis, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Gujarat 2017 elections are going to be held in two phases on December 9 […]

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Judicial Enquiry Demanded: AIKMS Condemns Custodial Death and Police Firing in Gujarat, 2 Tribal Farmers Killed

Reading Time: 2 minutesAIKMS has called for registration of separate FIRs of custodial killing and firing on unarmed protestors and arrest of persons involved in both the incidents. It has also demanded a judicial enquiry into both as is mandated by law. A report in Different Truths. The Central Executive Committee (CEC) AIKMS has condemned police firing and […]

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Can BJP oust Congress from Power in Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections on Nov. 9?

Reading Time: 3 minutesSo far in seven elections, Himachal Pradesh has alternated between the two parties, while Gujarat has mostly been a BJP bastion, with 1985 being the last time the Congress won a decisive mandate. Since the announcement of the election date in Himachal Pradesh, the Gujarat government seems to have got into action that would go to […]

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