The messages against Mahatma Gandhi by other BJ P leaders such as Anant Kumar Hegde, Nalini Kumar Kateel, Anil Saumitra (now suspended) represents perhaps the tip of the iceberg of a larger Hindutva strand.
Repairs and rehabilitation work after Cyclone Fani need to be done quickly owing to the upcoming monsoon season. After the initial relief announced by the government, the rehabilitation should be done within six months to one year.
Four trends shaped the politics of the middle class over the past four decades. These include reforms and job opportunities, a drastic reduction in central subsidies, Demographic Dividend, and socio-economic activism.
No alliance or party opposed to the BJP has talked of who may be fielded against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Which is cited to buttress the assumption that Congress' Priyanka Gandhi may be weighing her prospects in Varanasi
Recent policies and programmes such as the draft National Energy Policy (NEP), 2017 and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana have attempted to fill the critical gender gap by recognising the linkages of women to energy access.
It is culture that is standing out as a stark differentiator as Mindtree and L&T spar in what is the first instance of a hostile takeover among companies that make India’s $170 billion IT and business process management industry.
Going back to the ‘90s one more time. My mother was critically ill. Her blood group was not matching anyone. Our family friends, who were Muslims, came over. Donated blood. And life again moved on. No one batted an eyelid. Not to forget, we are Brahmans by caste. There was no fuss.