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The India the BJP wants

The India the BJP wants

'A one party-State, with only one kind of Indian,' argues Mihir S Sharma.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The greatest rhetorical and ideological victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party and its parent organisation, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is this: It is now widely accepted, indeed viewed as an indisputable fact, that 'caste-based' politics is by definition bad. This rhetorical victory might well sustain the BJP's winning streak going forward -- and keep its governments popular with ..., 2 months ago

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Xi as ruler for life: Is China's golden age coming to an end?

'Xi's assumption of absolute power is neither complete, nor irreversible.''Nor is it safe, for Xi, for his party, or for his country more generally.''And the government knows this,' says Mihir S Sharma.   The Chinese have a phrase describing the transfer for power: 'The Mandate of Heaven'. A ruling emperor has the Mandate of Heaven; at some point it passes on to another Son of Heaven, and temporal power with it. The slightly unfortunate thing for those terrestrial beings who have to deal ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Modi is beatable in 2019, and may well be beaten

'The simple truth is this: That we had come to assume that a second term was Modi's for the asking. But the fact is that Modi will have to win one, just like everybody else.''And so much has he invested in his strongman persona that even a loss of just 50 seats from his extraordinary 282 in 2014 will look to his potential allies and to his party like a defeat,' says Mihir S Sharma. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi during his speech in Parliament, February 7, 2018, where he tore into the ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

PNB fraud: CBI registers fresh FIR against Mehul Choksi

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a fresh first information report against Gitanjali Group promoter Mehul Choksi in connection with alleged fraud in the issuance of Letters of Understanding worth Rs 11,400 crore from Punjab National Bank, officials said on Friday.The CBI has alleged that the new FIR pertains to 143 LOUs worth over Rs 4,886 crore fraudulently issued to three companies of Choksi -- Gitanjali Gems, Nakshatra and Gili -- during the period 2017-18, they said.The ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Complete List of unsold players of IPL Auction 2018

Out of the 580 players that went under the hammer, around 400 players went unsold which included a few big names like England Test skipper Joe Root and South African batsman Hashim Amla. Players sold - sorted by teams | Complete List of players sold at IPL ...
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Who sold us the 2G 'scam'?

'And who sold this belief?''Public-spirited individuals' like Subramanian Swamy.''Independent public servants' like Vinod Rai.'Anti-corruption activists' like Kiran Bedi.And 'outspoken television anchors' like Arnab Goswami,' says Mihir S Sharma. IMAGE: Vinod Rai, as the comptroller and auditor general, claimed the nation had lost Rs 1.76 lakh crore as a result of the 2G 'scam'. Photograph: Kind courtesy BCCI The correct definition of 'fake news' is something false and/or sensational that's ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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