Deepak Joshi

It’s Modi All The Way

May 23 2019

It’s almost 1500 hours and the writing is clearly on the wall. Ab ki baar phir se Modi Sarkar is the message from the electorate.

Early Trends Show Saffron Surge

May 23 2019

Initial trends of counting for 542 Lok Sabha seats show a clear lead for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), indicating re-election of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister.

The Big Wait Ends Today

May 23 2019

Voting in the world’s second most populous nation ended Sunday, the gruelling process lasting a little over five weeks, exit polls predicted a victory for PM Narendra Modi’s BJP-led NDA and its allies. The total voter turnout was 64.9%, up from 58% in the last national vote in 2014.

Curtains down for the world’s biggest polls

May 19 2019

The clock has struck six, the gruelling process to elect the 17th Lok Sabha has ended. Now, results of the world’s largest democratic exercise based on universal adult suffrage will trigger breaking headlines on May 23, 2019.

Bye Bye Priyanka, Ghar Ghar Modi

Apr 25 2019

A much hyped battle of 2019 general elections has ended without a whimper. Narendra Damodardas Modi v/s Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was a contest to be held in Varanasi. It was a contest everyone waited with bated breath. But it ended in an anti-climax with Congress, India’s grand old party announcing Ajay Rai as its candidate against PM Modi.

Shouldn’t the Election Commission focus on making the Electoral process shorter?

Apr 23 2019

Can the political process not be smoother and shorter? May be it is time the Election Commission of India as the referee to ponder over it.

BJP Manifesto Focuses On Infra, woos Farmers; Silent On Jobs, Black Money

Apr 08 2019

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unveiled its poll manifesto committing itself to reaching out to the farmers and outlining its commitment to rapid infrastructure creation over the next five years.

The Boy From Parra Leaves Behind A Void In Goa

Mar 17 2019

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar, 63, has passed away after battling cancer for nearly a year. The low profile Hindutva warrior had a distinguished achievement of making his ideology acceptable in a state where Christian minorities have a sizeable role in deciding the electoral fate of candidates.

India-Pakistan Border Tensions Continue To Mount

Feb 27 2019

The post-Pulwama tension between India and Pakistan continues to heighten as Indian MIG-21 Bison was shot down today and pilot taken into custody in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

ICJ Ruling On Kulbhushan Jadhav Awaited

Feb 20 2019

It is time to sober expectations and not let emotions run high. There is a need to open backchannel moves to secure release of an Indian unfairly under a death sentence.