The writer is National Vice President, BJP
Baijayant Jay Panda writes: The Congress has only paid lip service to economic reforms and prioritised politics over policies.
The fact that his detractors tried to persistently target him, despite him prevailing in trials in courts and in public opinion, was resented by his support base. That not only helped consolidate his hold over them in the state, but also started the bandwagon of similar support nationwide.
Cultural changes acting as a drag on rate of reduction of malnutrition, despite economic factors becoming more conducive
A renewed commitment will improve India’s record on combating childhood diseases and help set the global agenda on child health.
India must upgrade disaster monitoring and response systems. It could learn from Odisha
Engage with those who want peace in Pakistan,so as not to cede room to those who dont.
A candid account of losing a Lok Sabha election
It may be one election away. But social media will have a noticeable impact in 2014
Government should harness the power of social media rather than fight it
Pakistans civil society is eagerly working to normalise ties. India must reciprocate
Norms need to be evolved and SOPs established to deal with hostage crises
Why top-down edicts from the Centre dont work in our increasingly participatory,state-led politics
We need to urgently reset the rules of engagement in Parliament
The aftermath of natural calamities is often politicised between government and opposition,state and Centre. The Odisha floods,though,might be a different story.
How a recalcitrant system has been bullied into changing?
Why mining became such a problem area and how it can be fixed?
Lets take stock of the benefits to know that much remains to be done.
The conditions for successful cash transfers now exist in India.
How odd that we should undermine democracy in this year of pro-democracy movements
In the absence of sorely needed mining reform,the 26 per cent profit-share is a compelling idea.
When there is disagreement between government and opposition,our options are all or nothing.
Rajya Sabha membership now means party nomination. To be a truly empowered Council of States it needs direct elections.
Tharoor forgot that to change the rules of politics,you must first know them....
The coyness with which Indian politicians desist from publicly describing Naxalites as terrorists is telling. But ask them privately,as I have...
As a politician and a helicopter pilot,I can say that helicopters are still safer than roads