Politics

National TV Media Finally Smell Petrichor: Kerala Bracing Up for More Trouble Ahead

Reading Time: 4 minutesSad commentary on the media. One man’s death counted more than the lives of thousands. Misplaced priority? But who’s gonna tell that to a media sold to an idea, an ideology? Even the left-liberal couldn’t let go the opportunity to drop anchor and RIP Modi with Vajpayee. It was once in a death-time chance! And […]

Fear is the Key and Khauf Se Azzadi: Umar Kahlid Stares at Death Ahead of Talk on Fear

Reading Time: 3 minutesThis gangster Ravi Poojary, who has got hold of the Injun-trick – Fear is the Key! Apparently, the “Mafia Don” has threatened to kill not one but three political in-the-news activists who have positioned themselves firmly in the anti-Hindutva camp, firebrands who hold a candle for the “oppressed and threatened”. A report for Different Truths. […]

BJP Should Replace a Muslim Street Name with That of Naipaul

Reading Time: 4 minutesNaipaul saw the Taj as “an extravagance that speaks of the blood of the people” at a time when “North” (India) saw “mosque on temple; ruin on ruin”. It is probably his “ruin on ruin” thesis which made Naipaul describe the reduction of the Babri Masjid to a ruin to make room for a temple […]

Politics within Politics in Uttar Pradesh; What about Social Justice?

Reading Time: 5 minutesBelieve it or not, Modi has not just changed the way Indian politics is done. He has also transformed the party structure from within – creating his own team of workers aka ministers to the extent of sidelining the bigwigs that stood out brandishing the Hindutva flag once upon a time. It is this ‘politics […]

Shelter Home Rape a Blot on the Reputation of Good Governance of Nitish

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe girls, 29 out of 43, were not merely raped by politicians, they were also presented to people in Delhi and other places. These powerful people were running a brothel behind the facade of shelter home. It is really surprising how the Bihar police did not come to know of such large-scale operation involving so many […]

Unworthy Political Manoeuvrings at the Cost of the Nation – I

Reading Time: 3 minutesThis undeniable fact of black money being the basis of our proud democracy is sad. For all of the elections and land acquisitions are done by utilising this undeniable acquisition through various allocations, be it coal or spectrum, opines Dr. Kulmeet, in part one of his opinion piece, exclusively for Different Truths. The drama of […]

Dalit Political Scene is Changing Fast: BJP Launches Fire Fighting Drive, but to no Avail

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe implications of the anti-Dalit violence need serious consideration. The youths have acquired a new vision and are aware of the importance of literacy and education, the standing of communication, occupational mobility and relevance of affirmative action. A peep into the operation of Dalit organisations which have come up during last four-five years would reveal […]

Karnataka Elections: Nanga Nach

Reading Time: 5 minutesWith every speech, remark and tweet, the levels of personal abuse see new vituperative highs. Strangely, leading the pack are the very people who should rightly, at least be seen across the board as setting an example of good governance and exemplary behavior rather than wordy abuse. But then the hallmark of not only the […]

Where Cows Get Ambulances and Boys Bleed to Death

Reading Time: 3 minutesSoon after the ‘Yogi’ became CM, the state government had unveiled a fleet of ambulances to move ailing cows “to the hospital” and everyone cheered. But what about human beings? Is the Hindu chief minister of India’s most populated state even bothered about human casualties? Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is cow-friendly to a […]

Looking Back, Looking Forward: In the Twilight of a Year-end and a New Year

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur Editor-in-Chief, Arindam, and the entire Different Truths Team celebrate the twilight of a year-end and a New Year. Here’s a three-day long Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. Or say that the end precedes the beginning, And the end and the beginning were always there Before the beginning and after the end. ~ Burnt […]