The writer is editor, 'Loksatta'
BJP president Amit Shah speaks to The Indian Express on the Opposition challenge to the BJP, the party’s own difficulties with allies, the criticism over lynchings and cow vigilantism, inner-party democracy and demands for reservation.
In an exclusive interview to The Indian Express Group, Amit Shah spoke on key issues affecting the overall political atmosphere and particularly the BJP, including on vigilantism and lynching.
After Brexit, the UK is looking to the Commonwealth to replace EU as trade partner
For Dalits, it is important to send out the message that they matter politically, before the BJP takes a decision on Maratha reservations.
India continues to lack a clear roadmap for encouraging the use of clean fuel
BJP has bagged eight of the 10 municipal corporations where elections were held.
Ongoing civic polls in Maharashtra underline the disconnect between urban governance and the citizen. Cities are too important to be left to corporators.
The 17th century Maratha king has been appropriated by diverse politicians for their gain. But in the hands of different interest groups, he has acquired several personas
The MNS agitation over the movie might have been seen as another display of the in-vogue macho neo-nationalism. But that’s not the case.
Despite his outrageous views, Donald Trump represents hope to many Americans.
Pakistan’s former ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani said Pakistan was in denial about terrorism.
The advent of the Fadnavis government in Maharashtra has been accompanied by new social and political equations that threaten the Marathas’ political hegemony. Hence their huge rallies now
In Maharashtra, where the sugar industry and politics are twined, drought is a manmade disaster
Aroon Tikekar carried forward the rationalist legacy of 19th century Maharashtra