Narendra Modi (centre) addresses party supporters at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Thursday. AFP
Narendra Modi is back again as premier. And we mustn’t grudge him for that because he has been elected and not selected, and by millions.
When Narendra Modi led the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance to power in 2014, India was ranked 27th in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index. In the 2020 index, released last week, it is at the 53rd place in the list
The poll verdict in Delhi has become a major event in the country’s politics — the AAP victory looks extraordinary in the face of a determined bid of the BJP
What makes troubled and deeply disturbed teenage boys like Nikolas Cruz so enamoured by Nazi symbols and prone to racial and gender hate? As the Parkland shooter’s sentencing trial uncovers chilling details about his life, including a history of skinning lizards alive as a child, jurors on Tuesday got a further glance at his troubled mind.
Few people would characterise the conservative South as enlightened when it comes to electoral politics. But the truth is that in some respects it is more advanced than many Democratic strongholds. While states like Oregon and New York continue to employ closed party primary elections, even as the electorate becomes more independent
President Joe Biden elucidated his thoughts on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in an interview with “60 Minutes” last month. “The pandemic is over. … We still have a problem with COVID. We’re still doing a lot of work on it. But the pandemic is over. If you notice, no one’s wearing masks. Everybody seems to be in pretty good shape,
We all are enjoying the freedom social media has given to us in the past few years. Social media has empowered almost everyone. Now, we see almost everyone has an opinion on everything, whether it is Bollywood films, cricket, politics or religion. Earlier experts would write or say about something after getting expertise on the subjects,