Should Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologize for the communal violence of Gujarat in 2002? IS BJP wearing a “mask of nationalism”? Was the BJP government unsuccessful to eliminate terrorism and had ‘soft’ approach against it? These were some the questions which were raised after a recent interview of A.S. Dulat, former chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) to a news channel.
Mr. Dulat was the one who headed the spy agency till 2000 before he was appointed as a special adviser in Vajpayee’s PMO on Kashmir issue. In his interview he said that the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had expressed his discontent over the 2002 Gujarat riots and called it [...]
The coming together of RJD, JD (U), Congress and NCP under the Janata Parivar will present a very tough challenge against the strongest duo of Mr. Narendra Modi and Mr. Amit Shah whose strategies led them to victory in the Lok Sabha elections last year. The recent loss of elections in Delhi against AAP reflected that winning an upcoming Bihar election will not be an easy task for NDA. Therefore, to increase their success chances BJP has joined with strong forces like that of Jitan Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Upendra Khuswaha’s Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP).
NDA is thinking to go on with its winning strategy of [...]
LALIT MODI : MAN OF CONTROVERSY
Mr. Lalit Modi who is the one who brought the festival of cricket IPL a.k.a. the Indian Premier League, is a man of controversy. The man who believed that one should always be popular in media whether it is for good reason or bad. From the beginning of IPL till now he is in media for one reason or another.
BJP was very proud of its corruption and controversy free first year in power until the visa controversy of Mr. Lalit Modi broke out. BJP is now at back foot and the recent comment of Mr. L.K. Advani on the governance of Mr. Narendra Modi has added fuel to the fire. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and External Affairs Minister [...]
LK Advani on Emergency – Will History Repeat itself?
The period of 21 months between 25 June 1975 to 21 March 1977 was one of the darkest periods that our country had after independence. Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the former Prime Ministers who declared “Emergency” which was officially issued by President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed under Article 352(1) of the constitution. This order of emergency resulted in the loss of elections which was held in 1977 which reduced Congress to just 153 seats and Janata Party won the elections by getting 298 seats and 47 of its allies out of 542. Morarji Desai became the first non- Congress Prime Minister. This shows that whenever a person or a party [...]