Bharatiya Janata Party

10 % quota: Tehseen Poonawala is doing what Congress couldn’t do

Bharatiya Janata Party, Narenda Modi, Ayodhya, Rafale, Citizenship Bill, The Hindu, Tehseen Poonawala, Monica, Robert Vadra, 2019 General Elections, 103rd Amendment, Indian National Congress

Tehseen Poonawala (corner left) who is married to Robert Vadra’s sister

It’s the month of petitions to ensure the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is stopped in its track before the 2019 General Elections unfold from April

Are you “fringe or “mainstream”, Mr Varma?

Pavan Varma, Bharatiya Janata Party, fringe, mainstream, Dr. Subramaniam Swamy, Janata Dal (United), Taj Mahal, Islamic Invasion, Mohammedan rule, Ibn Batuta, Will Durant, VS Naipaul, Dina Nath Batra, Narendra Modi, Vedas, Fields Medal, Brahmagupta, Ram Setu

Varma: Fringe or Mainstream?

Pavan Varma--his snobbery must never be mistaken for gravitas, never homespun but unmistakably Western—writes in

“Nehru Conspiracy” & Dr. Mookerjee’s death

Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Jana Sangh, Bharatiya Janata Party, J & K, Amit Shah, Sambit Patra, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Sheikh Abdullah, Dr. M. S. Golwalkar,  Nehru-Liaqat Pact, Dr. Koenraad Elst, East Bengal, West Bengal, East Pakistan, Hindu Mahasabha, Indian National Congress, Quit India Movement, Non-Cooperation Movement, Civil Disobedience Movement, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Bengal Muslim League, Great Calcutta Killings, Noakhali Riots, Great Bengal Famine of 1943, Ispaha

Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee (centre) with Nehru and Sardar Patel


How Express "curated" Roy’s tweet

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Express front page story (left) and Dr. Syama Prasad Mookherjee

Indian Express could barely suppress its glee and smirk when today it front-paged a tweet by Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy which stated that “Hindu-Muslim p

Capital woes of garbage in India

Municipal strike, delhi, AAP, Aam Aadmi Party, Bharatiya Janata Party, Mumbai, dhalaos, garbage dump, industrial waste, Deonar, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, BMC, Gorai, Chincholi Bunder, Mulund, CPCB, Central Pollution Control Board, Mandur Bangalore, Vilappil protests, WHO, biodegradable waste,non-biodegradable garbage, contaminated water, Trash Trail, Daily Dump, Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, OECD countries

A stinking drain on India’s future

The striking municipal employees of Delhi this week relented after the high court intervention but it appears only a pause before it drops its broom again on