Unless the Centre acts fast to tweak the Agnipath recruitment scheme further or withdraw it, the anger could spill over to other age groups in the rural hinterland
The BJP will find it extremely difficult to calibrate the utterances of its loudmouths so as not to hurt Muslim sentiment and maintain good relations with the Muslim world
The systematically delegitimised leaders of mainstream political parties in Kashmir could've been important instruments for mobilising public opinion against targeted killings of minorities
The Centre needs to convince the Kashmiri people that their democratic, social, and religious rights are safe within India by first restoring them and securing them constitutionally
In a formally secular India, religion indeed seems to have become the opium of the people, a mass distraction from the transformative social agenda that the country needs
Prime Minister Modi by declaring his intention for a third term is setting the Gujarat narrative and politically bullet-proofing himself
Kejriwal's image of a middle-class son and brother, will begin to crumble if he is seen as inimical to the perceived interests of the majority. So, Bagga had to be challenged in such a dramatic mode
Faesal's reinstatement in the IAS portends ill for the premier civil service and will impact the government's position in cases that might come up before the Central Administrative Tribunal and other
The Congress is essentially a party of patronage and nepotism - qualities that prevent new entrants from flourishing. Prashant Kishor's proposal also requires a continuous flow of funds
Though there is no direct evidence that unemployed youth are drawn into furthering the communal agenda, they have lately erupted in job-related agitations for reservations and inclusion in OBC lists
There could be further leaks on Pegasus in the American media, following the one in the New York Times in January
There is little doubt that the pressure on India to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine is going to mount. A whole host of foreign visitors have made a beeline to Delhi to this end
The film neither benefits the Kashmiri Pandits nor heals old wounds. It will instead deepen social divisions in both the Valley and in Jammu.
Party has no new programme and vision to offer to the people; it rings hollow because it activates itself only months before an election.
A struggling and demoralised Congress cannot hope to crystallise an Opposition challenge to the Prime Minister in the run up to 2024 elections.