Friday, Mar 31, 2023

indian politics


In politics and bureaucracy, women are severely under-represented

March 13, 2023 10:25 am

Service conditions involving postings in distant cadres, patriarchal conditioning and balancing family commitments are some social factors that lead women to opt out of the civil services

July 5, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Quit, Devi Lal Told

July 05, 2018 12:23 am

On July 5, 1978, the Janata Party moved a step further towards a split when the Central Parliamentary Board (CPB) asked Haryana Chief Minister Devi Lal to step down for his refusal to dissociate himself from the July 17 rally.

Out of my Mind: Dynasty disease

October 01, 2017 4:43 am

Had Rahul Gandhi known a bit more about the history of his own party, he would have said that the Congress became a dynastic party by accident.

Demonetisation: Pakistan, Venezuela unwilling to go the whole way like Modi on note ban

December 20, 2016 7:31 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation move appears to be popular, at least politically. It has been echoed in at least two other developing countries, where Venezuela and Pakistan have taken a similar route.

Winter session: Standstill in Parliament can be reflection on where the country is headed

December 16, 2016 8:24 pm

The juvenile tactic of disrupting Parliament sessions is deeply entrenched in Indian politics, but it should make you question the maturity of the MPs we've sent to represent us in Parliament

The circle game: An overview of Indian politics

November 15, 2015 12:00 am

As Bihar has ably demonstrated, anarchists, cows, corrupt politicians, loudmouth babajis, trishuls and rays of hope return as regularly as the seasons to Indian politics.

Because of the 44th amendment

July 02, 2015 12:00 am

It keeps our democracy safe. By ensuring that an internal emergency has lost its bite

Faults and lines

March 28, 2015 12:15 am

Parties have split before. But AAP’s internal dissension doesn’t look fundamental.

The resilience of briefcase politics

February 04, 2015 6:42 am

After-effects of the 1969 ban on corporate donations to political parties linger.

Out of my mind: Dilli Door Ast

January 25, 2015 12:00 am

It was from Rajani Kothari, that we learned to think of Indian politics on its own


HIGHLIGHTS: When Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, talked about Jay Shah, Rafale deal and more

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

In his long speech on the floor of the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, attacked the government on the issues of farmers, women's safety, lack of jobs and accused the BJP of playing divisive politics. And it all ended with a hug and a wink.