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Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Yogendra Yadav

The writer is president, Swaraj India

Country needs de-escalation of rhetoric; government needs room to decide its strategy
Mon, Jun 22, 2020

Mature nations do not react when provoked, they respond when they choose to. He may not deserve it or even acknowledge it, but this is the time to help the PM retrieve the situation.

Why Congress can’t: It doesn’t possess the vision, strategy or ground strength
Wed, May 22, 2019

The Congress is an obstacle to those who want to build an alternative. A large mainstream party acts like a magnet that catches a lot of energy around it. So, even when the Congress is unable to defeat the BJP, it ends up diverting and diffusing a lot of the energy that gets drawn to it.

Rajni Kothari, the political scientist of India
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Rajni Kothari made it possible to think of India as a ‘normal’ democracy, writes Yogendra Yadav

Assembly Polls 2014
BJP, like Congress
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

BJP’s success shows that there is no alternative to Congress-style politics. Or that it is yet to emerge.

A sarkari campaign about us
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

The real question is not why government wants to push the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, but what it wants to pack into this campaign.

No more advantage BJP?
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Only consistent trend in bypolls across states since the general election is the party’s loss of seats

And the winner is English
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

This agitation is not against English but against the dominance of English. It is against the presumption that the national talent resides within the tiny pool of English speakers.

Politics of a different place
Sat, Oct 02, 2004

Kishen Pattnayak's death did not make headlines. Only one news channel ran this story on September 27, the day he died. Barring a couple of ...