India  /  Published 19.02.22

BJP counts losses, sees victory

Internal assessments by the BJP have shown that the party may have suffered “significant losses” in the first two phases of elections in Uttar Pradesh, party insiders said. But the sources...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.22

UP elections: Jats resist Amit Shah’s overtures

Farmer unions have claimed that 700 protesters died during the yearlong farmers’ agitation. Balyan refused to comment on Jayant’s tweet but told this correspondent in response to a questi...
By Nalin Verma

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

Farm protest challenges theoretical wisdom

Real life has a way of surprising theory. One of the most intensely discussed theoretical questions on the Left has been how to bring agricultural labourers and peasants, including well-to-do peasants...
By Prabhat Patnaik

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Jat leader Ajit Singh dies of Covid at 82

Jayant said Ajit Singh, the son of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, had tested positive for the coronavirus on April 20. Sources said he had suffered multi-organ failure”. Ajit Sin...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.21

Farmers’ stir has potential to bring people together

Western Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a novel unity between Muslims and Hindu Jat peasants in the course of the agitation against the three farm laws. This is important for an obvious reason. The Muzaff...
By Prabhat Patnaik


India  /  Published 23.02.21

Jats and Muslims build bridge

Jaula had dissociated himself from the BKU in 2013 after Jats and Muslims found themselves pitted against each other as communal violence engulfed Muzaffarnagar. More than 60 were killed and thousands...
By J.P. Yadav in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Hooda and son benefit from rift in Chautala clan

Mahesh, Narender and Noor Hasan have been friends since their childhood in Garh Mirakpur. Mahesh is now a motorcycle mechanic in the Bahalgarh suburb of Sonipat city, where Narender — a landlord —...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Rohtak

Opinion  /  Published 09.06.19

Amit Shah moves into Vajpayee's bungalow

The president of the Bharatiya Janata Party and now the Union home minister, Amit Shah, has chosen the bungalow of the late former prime minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, as his new official residence, ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 11.04.19

Jat vs Jat jitters for BJP in Muzaffarnagar

Pawan Kumar Singh, a BJP leader in Muzaffarnagar which was racked by communal violence in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha election, is worried about a split in the Jat votes.“In the past, the BJP b...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 17.04.19

On tricky terrain, Modi pull powers Hema Malini’s campaign

The Bollywood “dream girl” of yesteryear, Hema Malini, last Sunday got her actor husband Dharmendra to seek votes for her. He tried to recreate the magic of his famous dialogue in Sholay, in which...
By J.P. Yadav in Mathura


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