December 02, 2020
Yogendra Yadav

Yogendra Yadav

The author is President, Swaraj India, and Member, Swaraj Abhiyan, and Jai Kisan Andolan. Views expressed are personal

  • Bihar Results: Four Surprising Takeaways, And A Twist In The Tale
    Bihar Results: Four Surprising Takeaways, And A Twist In The Tale

    Why yet another victory for the incumbent in Bihar flies in the face of the logic of democratic politics.

  • Stand On Your Head And Learn
    Stand On Your Head And Learn

    The Bihar polls were devoid of real choices, disconnected with real issues. The results fly in the face of...

  • The Footsteps Of A Famine
    The Footsteps Of A Famine

    A visit to Bundelkhand reveals a chilling state of affairs—one wrought in equal amount by nature, state...

  • 'Politics Of Letter-Writing'
    'Politics Of Letter-Writing'

    First came an e-mail from Yogendra Yadav, explaining why he quit its PAC, questioning party policies. Sisodia...

  • 'Badge Of Honour'
    'Badge Of Honour'

    The noted academic and now an Aam Aadmi Party member reacts to the HRD ministry sacking him as UGC Member...

  • 'A Dangerous Signal'
    'A Dangerous Signal'

    The eminent academic responds to the HRD ministry notice asking him to explain why he should not be removed...

  • Ethical Cleansing, Not Ritual Purity
    Ethical Cleansing, Not Ritual Purity

    Arvind Kejriwal’s public rift with Anna must not distract us from the necessity of his political foray

  • 'Defence Of Politics'
    'Defence Of Politics'

    'We were shocked to learn that these books were presented in the Lok Sabha as an attack on politics,...

  • 'Our Duty To Dissent'
    'Our Duty To Dissent'

    'We think that the short, heated and not very well informed debate in the Parliament did not do justice to...

  • How To Get It Wrong
    How To Get It Wrong

    There are reasons for the Congress debacle. There are lessons too.

  • The More They (Don’t) Remain The Same
    The More They (Don’t) Remain The Same

    Issues of development and governance would decide the fate of an unpromising BSP, renascent SP, hopeful...

  • Grab The Chance
    Grab The Chance

    Instead of trying to find out how not to respond to the reasonable questions raised by the questions, the...

  • The Us V/s Them Of Quotas
    The Us V/s Them Of Quotas

    Why is there no coverage of protests that a few castes corner the benefits of the existing SC reservations?...

  • Wrong Route, Right Direction
    Wrong Route, Right Direction

    A decision wrongly arrived at need not always be a wrong decision. But the policy as announced does close the...

  • 'Fuel To The Fire'
    'Fuel To The Fire'

    'To outsiders like me it appeared that instead of becoming a vital link in a possible solution, the NKC...

  • An Alternative Proposal
    An Alternative Proposal

    How does one meet the challenge of Mandal II? Is there a way forward where both merit and social justice can...

  • Quota Options
    Quota Options

    The option of a quota for women in the candidate list of parties is not a `dilution' of the Women's...

  • The Alternative Bill
    The Alternative Bill

    Enhancing Women's Representation In Legislatures - An Alternative to the Government Bill for Women's...

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