Politics

Karnataka: Resort politics at Gram Panchayat level, members jet back to dethrone president

When Gram Panchayat members are carted off to a resort and flown in to move a ‘no confidence motion’ against a sitting president, it can set a precedent in local body elections.

published on : 7th December 2022

Bihar to conduct two-phase caste census from January 7

On the basis of the caste basis headcount, the state government will formulate policies considering their population and economic status, government sources said.

published on : 5th December 2022

Caste politics: Kapus likely to polarise in Andhra

Caste politics set to take centerstage; YSRC, TDP begin renewed efforts to woo BCs

published on : 3rd December 2022

Will caste politics in Padampur bypoll pay dividends?

When it comes to tribes which are mostly close-knit groups, they keep issues of common interest within the community, keeping outsiders at bay.

published on : 1st December 2022

Political football: War and peace by other means at FIFA World Cup

The world of football has always been entwined by political posturing, tribalism, state propaganda and modes of masculinity since its inception.

published on : 28th November 2022

How scrapped project can hurt BJP in Gujarat tribal seats

Nikunj Patel, a social worker and computer engineer, says the protest against the river linking project was against the entire tribal community.

published on : 28th November 2022

Sri Lanka's Tamil parties to press for autonomy in new Constitution

Sri Lanka's President invited all political parties for talks aimed at ending the Tamil ethnic issue by February 4 next year -- Sri Lanka's 75th anniversary of independence from Britain.

published on : 26th November 2022

Maharashtra CM Shinde meets astrologer to know his govt’s fate, Opposition hits out

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said no state CM had ever gone to see a ‘baba’ to check his fate.

published on : 25th November 2022

Gujarat Assembly polls: 'Son' rise in 20 seats as BJP, Cong field dynasts

According to analysts, political parties are at times compelled to give tickets to dynasts either due to the strong 'winnability' factor or in the absence of alternative political clout.

published on : 21st November 2022

Ex-minister and actor Chiranjeevi wants to see Pawan Kalya in top post in politics

Expressing his opinion that politics is not for sensitive people, he said in politics, one has to be rough and tough.

published on : 21st November 2022

Vana Bhojanam: Caste groups irrespective of party affiliation come together

Mango orchards, temporary tents in vacant spaces and even public gardens witness large gatherings with people having a joyous time with their near and dear during Vana Bhojanam.

published on : 21st November 2022

Telangana state politics appear intertwined with probe agencies

The farmhouse drama is being used as a political weapon by the ruling TRS against the BJP.

published on : 18th November 2022

Nitish Kumar gets another critic as minister slams officers

Bihar Panchayati Raj minister and senior Congress leader Murari Gautam alleged that ‘Nal-Jal Yojana’ (tap water to each household) had failed in the state.

published on : 16th November 2022

Whiff of ‘mini Op Lotus’ in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s yatra

Most of them are loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia who fear getting dropped by BJP, besides a few from Mahakoshal, who have been close to Kamal Nath for years.

published on : 16th November 2022

RSS’ Dussehra invitee bats for Sanskrit as national language

She said that the RSS is working for the betterment of the nation. She also vehemently rejected that the Sangh is anti-woman.

published on : 11th November 2022

Pakistan: Imran Khan's party resumes stalled long march

The march, demanding fresh general elections, was suspended following the attack on Imran Khan on November 3. He will join the long march in Rawalpindi when it reaches there in 10 to 14 days.

published on : 10th November 2022

A life in polity

My Life in Indian Politics is co-authored by Mohsina and journalist Rasheed Kidwai.

published on : 8th November 2022

Scared to be in politics: Congress candidate Sravanthi

During a meeting with party activists, he said that the BJP managed to secure so many votes even though TRS deployed ministers, MLAs and other leaders for campaigning.

published on : 8th November 2022

Oppn demands resignations of Maharashtra ministers for abusing NCP's Supriya Sule

The NCP has urged Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde to sack Abdul Sattar and two other ministers, while state women's commission urged the Maharashtra police to initiate a probe.

published on : 7th November 2022

Pathan’s political pitch & perilous run-up to power

Taking an anti-corruption and clean-governance electoral plank, Khan renamed his party the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

published on : 6th November 2022
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