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The Disinterest of The Urban Voter in Local Politics

The trend of low voter turnouts for local body polls is universal. This post focuses on a few factors why the polling rates in urban centres are low. It is an attempt to understand the urban voter.

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The Absence of Rahul Gandhi is Aiding the Opposition

Rahul Gandhi- loved by meme creators and trollers. Disparagingly called the star performer of the ruling BJP. His foot in mouth statements often cement his perception of an immature politician. After 2019, he has taken a sabbatical of sorts. And it is working wonders for the Opposition.

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Why is The Citizenship (Amendment) Act Stoking Fire?

In the wake of the Citizenship Amendment Act, protests broke out. Police action at Jamia saw it spread across the country. The police say the students are innocent. If so, who instigated the violence? Who is behind the incidents of vandalism and arson? Pic Credit: Fusion-WeRIndia

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The Delusions of Kashmiri Political Parties

In the aftermath of Pulwama, the Indian government has begun to walk the talk on terrorism. This clampdown on terrorism seems to have ruffled the feathers of Kashmiri political leaders. To secure their votebank and ensure their survival, they have fallen back on the tried and tested method of blackmailing the government. But do their threats hold good?