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Can communal politics work in Karnataka or will it be on the margins?

The ability of the right wing bandwagon to polarize the whole of Karnataka on communal lines is in doubt.

Assam NRC: All happy with first part draft, but what happens next?

The first part draft NRC, published Sunday midnight, has names of about 1.90 crore persons out of a total of 3.29 crore applicants, with Sailesh, the Registrar-General of India saying that only those names have been included in it whose document verifications were completed and citizenship established.

What the 2G acquittal means for DMK and Tamil Nadu politics

The 2G verdict will be a strong weapon for the DMK in its attempt to recapture power in the state whenever elections are held, as it is now free of the corruption charges.

The real story behind the Jayalalithaa video

A top source in Dinakaran camp said they never wanted to release the video of Jayalalithaa which was shot by Sasikala during the treatments in Apollo Hospital.

Is there a ‘new Gujarat model’ for the Congress and Opposition unity?

The decline in number of seats won in Gujarat by the BJP, despite the aggressive campaign of a popular PM Modi, a Gujarati and a son of the soil president in Amit Shah, is another cause of concern for it.

Gujarat elections: In heavily invested state, market boom could be key today

As per data from the Sebi, and AMFI, Gujarat, at 54.4 lakh, has the country’s second largest population of registered investors (after Maharashtra), and is third (after Maharashtra and Delhi) in terms of investments in equity schemes of mutual funds.

Five years after December 16 gangrape, Delhi’s ‘rape capital’ tag remains unchallenged

Till men become a part of the conversation about women, Nirbhayas can never really be without fear.

The strongest Opposition voice in the country: Why ‘silent’ Manmohan Singh worries the BJP

On Monday, Singh shocked the BJP with an unusually combative response to the PM’s accusation of the Congress conspiring with Pakistan. He strongly criticised Modi for the "falsehood and canards being spread to score political points" and sought nothing less than an apology from him.

Road safety should be treated as public health problem

Among men, road injury was the third individual cause of health loss in 2016 as against the tenth leading cause in 1990. Non-communicable diseases and injuries are contributing to overall disease burden. There is rapid urbanisation and more traffic on the roads is a reality that cannot be wished away.

What’s different about the Gujarat poll campaign?

Unlike in the past, the campaign in the Gujarat 2017 elections has several unusual features. Here are the most significant.

Gujarat elections: How politics prevailed over Hardik Patel’s reservation demand

The original demand of the Patidar stir was to get reservation under the OBC category. However, Hardik Patel's deal with Congress is about providing constitutional reservation to non-reserved communities that will be 'at par with OBC'

Why the BJP is treating the UP civic polls like an assembly poll

Sources said that the Gujarat assembly polls, scheduled for next month and the Lok Sabha polls in 2019 are in being kept in mind.