The episode should come as a lesson that social media is a double edged sword just like celebrity popularity which adds extra edge to it.
The former UP chief minister is currently a Lok Sabha member. With his party practically out of his control and age not on his side, Mulayam’s national ambition appears realistically at an end. But Mulayam doesn’t look set to hang up his boots just yet.
Studying micro economies such as Bastar gives us the tools to highlight the rising inequality between the bourgeoise and proletariat.
Sidhu will be the star campaigner for the party in the elections and he would want all associations to his previous party to die out from the public conscience.
Lal Krishna Advani seems to be one of those people who enjoyed the best of both countries in undivided India but lost a beloved part to another country. However, it would seem that resenting now will not help and it is too late to redraw maps anymore.
Due to his celebrity image, Sidhu enjoys significant popularity among voters in the state. Also, the party Congress will seek to consolidate the anti-Akali Sikh vote as Akalis suffer massive anti-incumbency.
In 2016, a new phrase gained prominence in the lexicon of the internet: Fake News. During the US Presidential race, Facebook came under the spotlight, but not for the right reasons.
This year, the event not only missed a tall international politician, but also fell short on large businesses making major investment announcements.
George Michael and Ellen Degeneres altered the perception of homosexuals in the UK and US. Unfortunately, India is yet to find its own homegrown icon with considerable clout, who can initiate a dialogue towards changing the perception of the LGBT community here.
In Trump’s era, the United States is bound to embrace Putin’s Russia, while simultaneously severing its ties with China. In an interesting pattern, India enjoys an amicable relationship with Russia and the United States, while having a difficult relationship with China.
In Hollywood, popularity and career opportunities may take a setback in extreme cases, but bodies, property, screenings and concerts would still not be endangered.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lashing out against Amazon for selling Indian national flag-emblazoned doormats on its Canada website has triggered extreme reactions on social media.
It was only on late Wednesday afternoon, that Delhi’s CM cleared the air at a rally in Patiala, saying that if AAP wins in Punjab, it will have ‘a CM who is from Punjab and not from Pakistan or London.’
Everything he said during the campaign, especially repealing Obamacare, is coming true.
Kejriwal’s credibility as a leader strongly depends on his commitment to the citizens of Delhi. No matter how beneficial Kejriwal may prove to be in Punjab elections for AAP, it would be self-destructing to lose Delhi’s faith for Punjab.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took an aggressive avatar against Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Congress party’s national convention held in Delhi on Wednesday. His speech was laced with humour and sarcasm as he took on the government over demonetisation.
The BSF took offence to Tej Bahadur Yadav’s claims and started victimising him by placing his old records in public, something that he anticipated in the video.
Uttar Pradesh politics is heavily beset with religion and caste. And Sakshi Maharaj’s remarks in this election season are not completely out of place. Whether it is the BJP or the BSP, SP, Congress, or AIMIM, religion and caste issues have been used in elections by every party.
Project ‘Via Verde’ which means ‘green way’ is a citizen-led initiative that aims to fight pollution, beautify the cityscape and reduce the stress levels of motorists. Can something like this be done in Indian metropolises?
The videos expose the dismal state of affairs in the Armed force and the hardships our soldiers face everyday due to the “corrupt practices” of their own officers.
“Punjab Da Paani, Punjab Vaaste (Punjab’s water is for its people only)” is the call given out by Congress to woo voters of the great agrarian state that thrives on agriculture supported by the five rivers that flow through it.
Trump, who is known for his wish-washy and flippant stance on several issues has constantly berated the media.
A news show on a Pakistani TV channel claimed that actor Om Puri’s death was a brutal murder plotted by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Yes, you read it right.
PM Modi highlighted the massive contributions of the diaspora community to India and its economy.
His latest prank, of kissing unsuspecting girls in public, obnoxious as it is, couldn’t have come at a worse time, when India is outraged by what happened in Bengaluru on New Year’s night.
PM Modi praised Nitish Kumar for the arrangements for Prakash Parv and for his prohibition policy.
For now it seems Akhilesh has become the de facto head of the party with over 200 elected legislators rallying behind the 43-year-old leader.
Such a change in views and statements on the large platform has caused massive trolling of the PM.
While #alllivesmatter was used to incorrectly assert exclusivity that #blacklivesmatter meant only black lives mattered, #notallmen absurdly implies inclusivity that all men are being bashed.
While he will be sworn into office only on January 20, the economic map of America has already begun to alter with a few dramatic, transitional changes
As the first two phases will cover western UP districts, including riot-scarred Muzaffarnagar and Shamli, this seems to give an edge to the BJP which remains strongest in the region.
Akhilesh Yadav, the scion of the Samajwadi Party and the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, seems to have paid close attention to the drum of development Modi had been beating
The aggressors who harassed the young women not only remain anonymous in the crowd, but also their agency is simply rendered absent from the statements reporting the molestation.
The Railways will apparently seek to procure equipment primarily meant to quickly detect cracks on rail lines–one of the major reasons for accidents and derailments.
The Bengaluru incident will simply reinforce that lesson: you get molested by a crowd, nobody is going to give a damn, not the police, the media or the administration.
Ideally, if the home minister and law enforcement agencies anticipate such incidents and had an idea that such incidents take place in certain locations in the city on new year’s eve then they should have done everything in their power to stop them from happening.