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Opposition leaders unite against India’s brewing farm crisis

Around 50,000 farmers from across India marched on the country’s national capital New Delhi on Friday, demanding loan waivers and more remunerative prices for their crops. The farmers’ march to the Parliament, under the aegis of a joint front of 2o8 organizations, has stirred up a political storm ahead of general elections in 2019. With Read more »

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Why Narendra Modi’s big challenges for Budget 2014 are very basic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi can forget about MNREGA-style social schemes or any grand plans to clean river Ganga, his task was cut out the day the previous PM Manmohan Singh left 7 Race Course Road and the government coffers with a fiscal deficit of Rs 2,14,327 crore. The last government led by the once celebrated Read more »

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Prime Minister Modi, is this good governance?

On the day BJP released its manifesto back in April 2014, Narendra Modi said something that made everyone sit up and take notice. “I promise I will never do anything for myself, I will never be vindictive,” the would-be prime minister announced. This comment came after Amit Shah’s controversial ‘badla’ comment in Muzaffarnagar. One of Read more »

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Narendra Modi’s Bangladesh pitch requires a Moditva approach, not Hindutva

Dear Narendra Babu, I do not know if you were able to read the newspapers today. In Bangladesh, the country’s Supreme Court has ordered a Jamaat-e-Islami affiliate to vacate the house of legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen. The Sheikh Hasina government wants to convert the ancestral home of Sen in Pabna into a museum. However, Read more »

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Mamata Banerjee versus Narendra Modi: Who actually bought the Rs 1.8 crore painting?

For an ordinary person outside Bengal, the aggressive attack by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi might have come as surprise. One would wonder why she is so miffed with Modi’s innocent comments on her painting. All he wanted to know was the name of the person who Read more »

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