A reservation campaigner’s open letter to CM Yogi Adityanath
Former IAS officer P.S. Krishnan urges the newly elected Uttar Pradesh chief minister to act on his stated commitment to the welfare of the SCs and SedBCs
Adityanath as CM: Where is Indian politics headed?
Adityanath’s elevation is a signal that now the RSS-BJP is going to play the communal card even more blatantly, writes Ram Puniyani
क्या दिशा लेगी भारतीय राजनीति
योगी के सत्ता में आने से एक बात साफ है। या तो उन सभी पार्टियों को, जो आरएसएस से नियंत्रित नहीं हैं, एक मंच पर आना होगा या उन्हें चुनावी मैदान में धूल चाटने के लिए तैयार रहना होगा। केवल बिहार जैसा राजनीतिक गठबंधन ही प्रजातंत्र की रक्षा कर सकता है। राम पुनियानी का विश्लेषण :
UP elections: Hatred won, development didn’t
In January 2017, the Supreme Court stated that invoking religion to canvass ‘would constitute a corrupt practice sufficient to annul election’ but politicians did just that in the days that followed – in the run-up to the Uttar Pradesh elections – and many of them ended up on the winning side too, writes Neha Dabhade
Are Chamars teasing your daughters?
Ish Mishra shows a glimpse of the changing social equations and the breaking-down of the imposed ‘harmony’ in villages and their march towards equality
Past OBC numbers don’t inspire confidence
Given the fact the three different agencies came up with different figures, it is clear that the credibility of the much-hyped Socio-Economic and Caste Census 2011 will also be under a cloud
Socialists promote Dalit landlessness
The demand was that land be made available to anyone who is landless. Instead, by tinkering with land laws, the Uttar Pradesh government is pushing crores of marginalized Dalits farther into the margins
Atrocities against Dalits rising in UP
According to the National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC), atrocities against Dalits have been on the rise in Uttar Pradesh ever since the present Samajwadi Party government took over