'Enough negative politics': Shatrughan takes on critics targeting Lalu, Kejriwal – Hindustan Times

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and RJD boss Lalu Prasad, facing corruption allegation, have received a support from an unusual ally: BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha.“Enough of negative politics & mudslinging by opponents on our political leaders, be it Kejriwal, Laloo Yadav (sic) or Sushil Modi,” … [Read more...]

Rajinikanth in politics: Why Thalaiva should brace for bitter criticism – India Today

Highlights1Rajinikanth has dropped another hint about joining politics.2Rajinikanth told his fans to come when it was time for war.3Rajinikanth said political system is rotten.Rajinikanth is undoubtedly the tallest global star from India. His popularity is not limited to southern parts of the … [Read more...]

The Politics of India's 'Apolitical' Presidential Race – News18 – News18

“It is my personal choice that the former Lok Sabha speaker should be the next President of India,” says Samajwadi Party general secretary Naresh Agarwal. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has already held a round of discussion with opposition leaders on presidential polls slated for July this year. … [Read more...]

Trump's politics are turning off India's brightest from US business schools – Quartz

President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric is making Indian and other international students think twice about studying in the US. Around 64% of MBA programmes in the country reported a decline in applications from international students, compared to a year earlier, according to an ongoing … [Read more...]

Nitish Kumar for pan-India alliance to combat 'politics of negativity' – Livemint

Mumbai: Without naming the BJP, Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar on Saturday called for a “pan-India unity” of opposition parties to counter the “politics of negativity”. Addressing the gathering at a programme in Mumbai to launch his party in Maharashtra, Kumar said, … [Read more...]

The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama – The Diplomat

The Dalai Lama’s visit to Tawang district in Arunachal Pradesh from April 7 to 11 garnered plenty of media attention. One of the most prominently discussed questions centered around the Dalai Lama’s reincarnation. The Chinese side was unequivocal in not only objecting to the visit but also … [Read more...]

Differently-abled finding a place in Indian politics – Media India Group

Though Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill was passed without embracing of reservations in electoral seats for persons with disabilities and participation of differently-abled people in Indian politics Though many in India are ignorant about inclusion and rehabilitation of disabled people, the … [Read more...]

Electoral politics in India centres around 'mobilisation and politicisation': CJI – Greater Kashmir

PTINew Delhi, Publish Date: Apr 9 2017 12:01AM | Updated Date: Apr 9 2017 12:01AM File Photo Chief Justice of India J S Khehar today criticised the electoral politics in the country, saying poll promises are "routinely unfulfilled", caste issues projected differently to get a majority and party … [Read more...]

Hammond: UK immigration cuts are no barrier to trade deal with India – The Guardian

Philip Hammond and Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley hold a joint press conference in Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph: Manish Swarup/AP Britain’s pledge to sharply reduce immigration will not impede the UK from negotiating a free trade agreement with India, the chancellor has said during a visit to … [Read more...]

Politics of poverty has dented India's growth – Daily Pioneer

If the Modi Government's flagship Make In India scheme is to be successful, it will have to take advantage of India's immense natural resources. Make in India depends on upstream support Deep inside Kalahandi district in southern Odisha lies the town of Lanjigarh, beyond it lie the Niyamgiri hills. … [Read more...]