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POLITICS NEWS

The history of extreme right-wing politics in France

April 30, 2022 2:30 pm

Marine Le Pen may have lost the presidency but by propelling her ideas to the mainstream, she has secured a tremendous victory for the far-right. Her exclusionary platform may seem new but it draws its roots from the early days of French nationalism and the fundamental tradition of secularism in France.

Hate against minorities: 108 ex-bureaucrats write to PM Modi

April 27, 2022 10:05 am

Julio Ribeiro, Ravi Buddhiraja, V P Raja, Meeran Borwankar and Anna Dani are some of the bureaucrats from Maharashtra who are signatories to the letter.

Why we need to reach out across the divide

January 09, 2022 4:00 pm

Wherever ideology creates schisms between us, we should rise beyond the comforts of those barriers and keep walking on the road that unites us

What is it about ripped jeans that divides fashionistas and politicians alike?

April 18, 2021 3:59 pm

Is it a fashion statement or a faux pas? In a country like India, that has steep economic disparities, ripped clothes carry different implications for different people

Bolivia's ex-President Anez arrested in 'coup' probe

March 14, 2021 12:33 am

Jeanine Anez, who succeeded Evo Morales as interim president for a year in 2019, has denounced the move as "political persecution."

Hillary Clinton rocks a headband again, but in a throwback picture

February 26, 2021 1:52 pm

The picture is from 1992, when her husband Bill Clinton had become a candidate for the 1992 Democratic presidential nomination

Marathi director Abhijeet Zunjarrao’s latest play Ghatotkach is a metaphor for contemporary politics

December 22, 2019 11:10 am

In Ghatotkach, Zunjarrao has experimented with physical theatre this time, coupled with songs, dance forms, and martial arts.

What does a nation’s architecture say about its aspirations, politics and drawbacks?

December 22, 2019 12:46 pm

With the redesign of the Central Vista in the national capital imminent, tracing India’s socialist, democratic fabric through its public architecture.

Wonder Year: The seeds of present-day politics were sown in 1989

October 27, 2019 4:41 pm

In 1989, it may have seemed quaint. Three decades later, it is no longer just an anthropological curiosity.

Politics in Goa revolved around Manohar Parrikar, irrespective of whether he held office or not

March 19, 2019 9:17 am

Manohar Parrikar's greatest strength lay in his simplicity and transparency, and his reticent nature — not the positions he occupied or the policies he framed.

POLITICS VIDEOS

Thackeray presents all facets of Bal Thackeray: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao talk about their upcoming film Thackeray. The biopic on Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray will hit screens on January 25.

Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

The core of US President Donald Trump’s argument for the southern border wall has remained largely the same. But as the fight wears on, his justification has expanded and details like cost and construction materials have evolved.

Elizabeth Warren vs Donald Trump: A blow-by-blow account of a turbulent history

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

The Massachusetts senator is the most prominent Democrat to have announced a run against President Trump in 2020. The two already have a long history of trading barbs, and it’s likely to get even nastier.

Congress picks Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot is deputy CM

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

After deliberations, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has picked Ashok Gehlot for the post of Rajasthan Chief Minister. Sachin Pilot, who fought for the position, will be made deputy Chief Minister of the state.

These are the generals who have left Donald Trump's White House

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

US President Donald Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly’s resignation, only one general remains. Here’s what happened.

How Congress sealed the deal in Rajasthan and MP | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

It was a close contest in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh between the Congress and BJP. But the grand old party did get a few things right which helped it get ahead of the bump in both the states. Manoj CG breaks it down.

Why a leader is aligning with someone is more important that who aligns with who; Mamata Banerjee has a major role: Amit Mitra, Bengal Finance Minister

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".

J&K political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation.

Tall claims, empty boasts, falsification of facts not for him: Sonia Gandhi on Manmohan Singh

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Presenting former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, disarmament & development, UPA Chairperson appeared to take a dig at the current dispensation through her praise for Dr Singh.

UNBOXING with Prashant Kishor | How to plan, execute and win an election

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Poll strategist and National Vice President of JD(U) Prashant Kishor talks about what it takes to plan, execute and win an election in this month's Unboxing.

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