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Kanishka Singh


Kanishka Singh is a Senior Sub-Editor and writes opinions and analyses for He writes mainly on politics, national security and diplomatic affairs.
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UP elections 2017: Demonetisation not a dampener as cash, liquor seizures multiply in UP since last Assembly polls
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Despite demonetisation and close monitoring of cash movement in the course of remonetisation, the amounts of seizures has been astonishing. The figures are up massively compared to the 2012 elections.

Donald Trump may have a tricky relationship with new NSA Lt Gen McMaster
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Disagreements may cause conflict in the White House as Trump deals with a war veteran whose doctoral thesis ‘Dereliction of Duty’, published as a book in 1997 which won many accolades, questions the failure of generals of the Vietnam War.

Uttar Pradesh polls 2017: Gadhe ka vigyapan, behenji, poll campaigning gets more dramatic in UP
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

The race for majority in the 403 seat house has turned the fight into a bitter exchange of below the belt blows, personal attacks and non-issues highlighted to gain brownie points and applause to sway large crowds.

South Korea to redevelop New Delhi Railway Station: Here’s how world class NDLS will look like
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

On a regular day, the station caters over five lakh passengers and 361 trains. The redevelopment project is aimed at converting the station into a swanky hub for convenient travel and superior shopping experience to commuters.

Kalindi Express derailment: Is the government swift enough to rectify security lapses?
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

The express train rammed the freight train from the back and its locomotive ripped apart a couple of bogies, which shows the severity of the accident.

Tamil Nadu Assembly drama: From Stalin to Palaniswami and Panneerselvam, how each protagonist played their role
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

What was meant to be a vote of confidence turned to a violent ruckus. Chairs were thrown, documents torn and hostility was rampant on the House floor.

Demonetisation 100 days: PM Narendra Modi’s pledge to fight black money and his push for digital economy
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has meandered around the idea of demonetisation but never clearly gave away his agenda.

100 days of demonetisation: Bank queues, RBI flip-flops – here is how it all unfolded
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Demonetisation: 100 days on, the situation has stabilised to some extent, but the shock is still felt and will take some time to wither away.

Sasikala seems to take pledge at Jayalalithaa’s memorial, thumps ground thrice before heading for prison
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Sasikala was convicted in the case for amassing illicit wealth and conspiracy. But the court that convicted her, found Jayalalithaa guilty as well. So, her invoking Jayalalithaa sends various signals.

Split in AIADMK imminent as SC convicts Sasikala in wealth case
Tue, Feb 14, 2017

The Supreme Court convicted AIADMK general secretary Sasikala Natarajan on Tuesday, leading to an imminent split in the party. Chief Minister O Panneerselvam was expelled from the party’s primary membership by Sasikala.

Has AIADMK’s failure to groom strong leaders brought the current crisis on itself?
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

While MGR and Jayalalithaa helped the party flourish, they are responsible for the leadership crisis by not letting a second rung take roots.

More MLAs may follow as influential AIADMK veteran joins OPS camp
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Influential AIADMK leader Madhusudanan has joined the O Panneerselvam camp, substantially tilting the balance in the caretaker Chief Minister’s favour. Madhusudanan is the AIADMK presidium president and an old hand of MG Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa.