Opinion: Nitish Kumar And The Gift Of Being Forgiven For Betrayal

Opinion: Nitish Kumar And The Gift Of Being Forgiven For Betrayal

Ashutosh | Wednesday August 10, 2022

For now, Nitish Kumar has proved that the BJP can be outsmarted. He will feed off this for a while.

Opinion: Why Now? 3 Reasons For Nitish Kumar's Meltdown With BJP

Opinion: Why Now? 3 Reasons For Nitish Kumar's Meltdown With BJP

Ashutosh | Monday August 08, 2022

For over 20 years, Nitish Kumar has not been comfortable with Narendra Modi and his brand of politics.

Opinion: 3 Reasons Why Opposition Isn't Fighting Modi

Opinion: 3 Reasons Why Opposition Isn't Fighting Modi

Ashutosh | Monday July 25, 2022

Droupadi Murmu, India's youngest President, won 64% votes. Some would dare say that despite an all-powerful Prime Minister Narendra Modi backing her, she won much less votes than many of her predecessors.

Opinion: Why The BJP Seems Invincible These Days

Opinion: Why The BJP Seems Invincible These Days

Ashutosh | Thursday July 21, 2022

July 21 will go down in history as a great day for democracy. The day a tribal woman was chosen President of India. Droupadi Murmu is not only the country's second woman President but also the first tribal woman to become First Citizen.

Opinion: 3 Mistakes That Damaged Uddhav Thackeray

Opinion: 3 Mistakes That Damaged Uddhav Thackeray

Ashutosh | Thursday June 30, 2022

Can Uddhav Thackeray survive this debacle? That's the big question after he resigned last night as Chief Minister, cornered by his own party, a large faction of which has turned against him.

Blog: He Went Missing. What It Took To Identify His Body.

Blog: He Went Missing. What It Took To Identify His Body.

Ashutosh Tripathi | Tuesday June 28, 2022

He attended my wedding six months ago. He was my beloved uncle, my almost-father. He died in Lucknow. How? The family is still asking.

Opinion: Uddhav Thackeray Can Claim 'Marathi Identity' Was Betrayed

Opinion: Uddhav Thackeray Can Claim 'Marathi Identity' Was Betrayed

Ashutosh | Saturday June 25, 2022

This is what Manohar Joshi, who rose to Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and later, Speaker of the Lok Sabha, said in response to a question on why he why he did not leave the Shiv Sena.

Opinion: 3 Big Reasons For Uddhav Thackeray's Mega-Crisis

Opinion: 3 Big Reasons For Uddhav Thackeray's Mega-Crisis

Ashutosh | Wednesday June 22, 2022

The Maharashtra government should have learnt from the demise of the Opposition governments in Karnataka and MP. They should have been more watchful.

Opinion: PM Modi, The Djinn Is Out Of The Bottle And Out Of Control

Opinion: PM Modi, The Djinn Is Out Of The Bottle And Out Of Control

Ashutosh | Tuesday June 07, 2022

This story is about how the RSS and Modi are caught in their own web and are losing control over the new phenomenon which is blinded by bigotry and has no respect for other religions. Sooner than later, India will pay a heavy price for its actions.

Opinion: All That Is Wrong With The Congress Rajya Sabha List

Opinion: All That Is Wrong With The Congress Rajya Sabha List

Ashutosh | Tuesday May 31, 2022

It was a golden opportunity for the Congress. Alas, it missed, again. It shows the party lacks not only fresh ideas but also the courage to think out of the box. Sad.

Opinion: Time For Rahul Gandhi To Do A Vajpayee

Opinion: Time For Rahul Gandhi To Do A Vajpayee

Ashutosh | Monday May 02, 2022

Now the question is, will Sonia Gandhi bite the bullet and take the call or will Rahul Gandhi volunteer? It's a tough call but it has to be taken if the Congress has to rise from the ashes.

Opinion: How Kejriwal Won Punjab - 3 Factors He Recognized And Changed

Opinion: How Kejriwal Won Punjab - 3 Factors He Recognized And Changed

Ashutosh | Friday March 11, 2022

Kejriwal is now a veteran and calculating politician who has weathered many storms, has wisened up enough to know that every state is different and needs different strategies.

Opinion: Adityanath Emerges As BJP's Second True Mass Leader

Opinion: Adityanath Emerges As BJP's Second True Mass Leader

Ashutosh | Thursday March 10, 2022

Rather than the colossal collapse of the Congress, the bigger story of the elections undoubtedly is the massive mandate for the BJP and its taking of four of five states.

Opinion: PM's Speech Reveals Rahul Gandhi Got Under His Skin

Opinion: PM's Speech Reveals Rahul Gandhi Got Under His Skin

Ashutosh | Tuesday February 08, 2022

PM Modi's speech belies all expectations. He lost his cool, the tone and the tenor of his speech was "how dare you criticise me?" and he treated the Congress i.e. Opposition like filth.

Opinion: Yogi Did Not Want Ayodhya, And He Has Not Been Put In Place

Opinion: Yogi Did Not Want Ayodhya, And He Has Not Been Put In Place

Ashutosh | Monday January 17, 2022

There was at no point any official confirmation of Yogi moving to Ayodhya. It was relayed on different TV channels and digital platforms that Yogi had sent his special envoy to Ayodhya, and had secretly begun making all arrangements for the contest.