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Bharat Bhushan

Bharat Bhushan

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Growing unemployment: Battle of two parallel realities

Last week, a 20-year-old man from Kapkot in Uttarakhand's Bageshwar district consumed poison after failing the Agniveer entrance test. In the video re...

The declining middle class leaves politics unruffled

Anecdotal evidence suggests that many of those who consider themselves middle class are fighting hard to stay there, and those aspiring to g...

Sorry, Mr Guterres, no one is listening

Last week in Mumbai, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made a scathing indictment of the Indian government’s domestic record on so...

Congress president's election: Uncertain times ahead for t...

Mallikarjun Kharge. With the almost certain election of Mallikarjun Kharge as Congress president on October 17, the Cong...

Mohan Bhagwat's overture to Muslims

On the same day that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat visited the office and a madrasa run by a self-styled '...

Rahul Gandhi's political pilgrimage: Loaded with too many...

A tweet by a Congress leader about the ongoing "Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY)" led by Rahul Gandhi claimed somewhat extravagantly,...

Electoral roll revision will not gift Jammu and Kashmir to...

An eruption of anger and frustration has greeted the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Electoral Officer's announcement that the revision of...

Why the Enforcement Directorate is being seen as a politic...

Is it any wonder that Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena MP, skipped summons twice to present himself before the Enforcement Directorate (ED)...

Mamata Banerjee loses pole position in Opposition

Recent actions of Trinamool Congress (TMC) Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will undoubtedly weaken her candid...

Disturbing portents: Congress' tepid response to fate of Z...

Representational The Supreme Court judgment in the Zakia Jafri case was delivered on June 24. The Congress party took three d...

New Bharatiya Janata Party's troubled road ahead

Religious issues, unless stoked, tend to have a short half-life. With appeals from Muslim clergy, the countrywide protests over the insult to the Prop...

Stuffing separatists in jail: A muscular Kashmir policy wi...

Malik, one of Indian-administered Kashmir’s prominent rebel leaders, is the chief of now banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Yasin Ma...

Autonomous Hindutva could devour both India and the Bharat...

With the rapid radicalisation of sections of Hindu society, the Hindutva project has become dangerously autonomous. It is no longer possible...

Political bullet-proofing: PM Modi declares third term int...

In an unusual move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that he would contest for a third term in 2024. In what was a virtual public addr...

Can Prashant Kishor stem Congress' slide?

The decks are cleared for poll-strategist Prashant Kishor’s entry into the Congress party. Since May 2021, when he first made a presen...

Communal djinn and the vanishing State

The djinn has escaped from the bottle and is rampaging across India as the hijab row segues into objections against the use of loudspeakers...

Media dissent at home and abroad

Two disturbing images emerged recently of journalists being mistreated by the police. In one, from Odisha, a journalist is cuffed to a hospital b...

Crucial test for Indian foreign policy as US threatens 'co...

With few signs of an end to the war in Ukraine, India will find it tough to keep its ties with Russia intact and also protect its alliance with the Un...

K-Files impact: Kashmiri Pandit interests take a back seat

It would seem against common sense to say that the controversial film Kashmir Files may have done more harm than good to the cause of Kashmiri Pa...

Revitalising Congress party is not just a leadership issue

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during an election campaign rally for UP polls. (PTI Photo) The unhappy elements of the Congress, the G-23,...

After state election results, it is advantage Modi all the...

With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning four out of five states, including the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), the direction of national politics f...