Wednesday, 21 April, 2021

Politically Correct

Why Modi’s ministers are sounding like Mahabharata’s Yudhisthir

Is China in Indian territory? Did India miss Covid cases? What about doubling farmers’ incomes? Modi's ministers won’t lie on these, but neither will you hear the truth.
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi speaks with part leaders and CMs of Congress-ruled states | PTI via INC/Twitter

How Sonia Gandhi delivered a blow to Congress in promoting her son’s failed lieutenants

Efforts to see the Gandhi family’s political wisdom and strategy in Congress’ organisational reshuffle are pointless.
Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

In Gandhi family’s win, Congress is the biggest loser

Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi may have put down a rebellion in Congress again, but the dent in the party is more visible than ever.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah

Congress done with, BJP plans to demolish regional parties’ fortresses brick by brick

Modi-Shah’s BJP now has its eyes on Mamata’s Bengal, Patnaik’s Odisha, KCR’s Telangana and Jagan’s Andhra. While Congress continues to focus on the PM.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Rahul Gandhi is a misfit in Kapil Sibal’s public limited company

Kapil Sibal’s article about the brand value of a public limited company becomes an interesting political read if you apply the Congress context to it.

To beard or not to beard — Modi and Rahul Gandhi’s makeovers mirror their politics

World over, beards are sending messages about politicians like Trudeau and Beto O’Rourke. And Modi’s white beard and Rahul Gandhi’s clean-shaven look are no different.

Five elements make up Modi’s charisma. 4 are beginning to lose lustre

Considering the astute politician Modi is, he knows well his popularity and electoral victories are not just about his image as a protector of Hindu interests.

Sachin Pilot’s rebellion triggers battle royale in Rajasthan — Scindia vs Scindia, BJP vs Raje

Jyotiraditya Scindia is only doing BJP’s bidding. But it could well be the intention of Vasundhara Raje’s detractors to cut off her nose to spite the face.

Why a Modi govt ordinance looks like Operation Kamal to Uddhav’s alliance in Maharashtra

The Reserve Bank’s oversight of the cooperative banks gives the ruling party at the Centre a huge advantage in Maharashtra.
Illustration | Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Modi’s chest-thumping ministers, and not Congress, are an irritant in dealing with China

If PM Modi had launched ‘surgical’ and air strikes to punish Pakistan in 2016 and 2019, his ministers are now outdoing him in pounding China with verbal strikes.

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