Deepak Joshi

Farewell Jaitley, BJP’s Biggest Sounding Board

Aug 24 2019

A perennial networker, Arun Jaitley was on friendly terms with leaders across parties — a talent that made him indispensable to Modi through the turbulent political times post the Godhra violence in 2002.

This was a wrong rally by Congress

Aug 22 2019

The principal opposition, the Congress, remains a prisoner of the past and refuses to believe that India has moved away from the 1970. To seek solace in the 1970s in 2019 with a different individual at the centre stage is to exercise living in a make believe work.

It Is BJP All The Way

Aug 19 2019

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could not have asked for a better gift as it gears up for electoral battles in Haryana, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Delhi in the coming months.

Congress, Its Big Handholding Exercise

Aug 13 2019

The takeover of the Congress party by Sonia Gandhi or her future installation of Priyanka Gandhi does not address the basic issue that the party has lost touch with the masses. But then who will bell the cat in a family enterprise.

Opposition a prostrate Gulliver, BJP runs through

Aug 12 2019

There has been much celebration among the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners of the Narendra Modi government at the record legislative business that it was able to push through in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha.

Kashmir Boils Amidst Rumours Of A Big Announcement

Aug 05 2019

The Narendra Modi government’s hardline approach to the handling of the Kashmir situation is expected to unravel fully in the next few hours even as the Centre deployed more troops and ordered thousands of visitors to leave the region.

Congress, Its Big Act Of Staying Relevant

Aug 01 2019

We are in 2019 and a similar drama in unfolding in India as its principal opposition, the Indian National Congress (INC), seeks to redeem itself with the electorate after being rebuffed twice in the general elections over the past five years. The growing irrelevance is forcing the once dominant political force to clutch at straws to save it.

Silent moves to seek fresh blood

Jul 10 2019

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological mentor, the Rashtriya Swayemsewak Sangh (RSS), have begun tentative exercise to restructure the party organization and plan for induction of new talent in the party in coming months.

Meet a no-nonsense Modi

Jul 02 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a master of political timing that often leaves friends and foes panting for breath. It has helped Modi survive in the political jungle, both in Gandhinagar and Lutyens’ Delhi, where he currently resides.

Let's offer an idea to Rahul

Jun 29 2019

What initially seemed as an honest admission of failure to lead the party to a win in the general elections for the second consecutive term has now assumed farcical proportions. And this is serious.