Opposition Parties
Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

The Centre is a little too concerned about Bengal

Disagreements and contrary positions are inevitable in a vibrant democracy. Non-violent approaches to the resolution or containment of such conflict is the mark of a democracy’s maturity; so far Ind...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

Are we really a parliamentary democracy?

In 2014, with the emergence of Narendra Modi as a larger-than-life campaigner overshadowing his party, began the rumblings of electoral democracy in India having become presidential. Modi spoke in ral...
By Arghya Sengupta in

India  /  Published 19.06.19

Lok Sabha becomes pitch for sloganeering

Jai Shri Ram, Bharat Mata ki jai, Radhe Radhe, Har Har Mahadev, Jai Ma Kali, Allahu Akbar, Insha Allah, Jai Yogi, Jai Modi, Jai Ma Durga, Constitution zindabad, Jai Hind, Jai Bangla…. The Lok Sabha ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.06.19

Our caste-based public morality

Many political analysts argued that the Opposition lost the general elections because it did not have a narrative, introduced schemes such as Nyay late in the day, and did not get the electoral arithm...
By Ajay Gudavarthy in

India  /  Published 30.05.19

Congress goes off TV debates

The Congress has decided not to send spokespersons to television debates for a month, triggering speculation that the main Opposition party was boycotting the electronic media because of their brazen ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

Smriti Irani has her eyes on the prize

Tight reinAll battles have winners and losers. But defeat can be hard. For many member of the Grand Old Party, the temptation to blame electronic voting machines as soon as the trends showed a BJP swe...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

Budget short-sighted: Opp

The Opposition in Assam on Saturday dubbed the state budget of 2020-21, placed in the Assembly on Friday, as “short-sighted”. The Opposition parties said the budget was prepared aiming at next yea...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 20.05.19

Amit Shah to host unity dinner at BJP headquarters

The BJP has scheduled a “unity” dinner with allies on Tuesday and claimed that if the election results match the exit polls numbers, the Opposition would have no ground to question the integrity o...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.05.19

Congress and Naidu soldier on

Although exit polls on Sunday predicted the return of the Narendra Modi government, the Congress and other Opposition parties worked towards sewing up a majority in anticipation of a hung verdict, wit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.02.19

Pre-poll feelers, just in case

By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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