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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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BJP’s parivarwad in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand will blunt its attack on Congress
Fri, Jan 27, 2017

BJP has always taken hits on parties that have promoted nepotism and dynasty politics. Little did it expect that such an issue will come to haunt it.

No surprises here: BJP, Shiv Sena breakup was due for a long time
Fri, Jan 27, 2017

The teetering marriage of Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena finally ended on Thursday when Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray announced the breakup.

Here is how developers are misusing PM Modi’s ‘Housing for All’ slogan
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Housing for All plan was one of the crucial parts of his achhe din promise. As it turns out, there are high chances that promise may be misused by unscrupulous elements to lure people into dubious deals.

Sexism and misogyny must come to an end in Indian politics
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Sexism, misogyny and patriarchy are so deeply ingrained in our society that it is no surprise when politicians and ‘public leaders’ dish out insensitive misogynistic remarks.

Priyanka, Manmohan are Congress’ star campaigners, can they swing party’s fortune in UP?
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

In a desperate bid to revive its fortunes in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party released a list of 40 star campaigners just for the first phase of the elections.

Karnataka: Pro Kambala bodies take cue from Jallikattu, want buffalo race ban lifted
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

The Tamil Nadu government’s ordinance allowing Jallikattu may also lead to many other states taking the same route and in the process overriding judicial orders in order to hold banned animal sports in their states.

With 103 satellites, ISRO’s showpiece launch may earn it massive satellite business
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

The Indian space agency will comfortably break the record previously held by the Russian Dnepr rocket--a transformed inter-continental ballistic missile--which launched 37 satellites into orbit in 2014.

Two months, three derailments: It’s time the ministry takes a closer look at railway safety
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

With the Railways yet to present a comprehensive plan to avoid these vulnerabilities such accidents continue to claim hundreds of lives. The inability to swiftly tackle the issue of safety raises questions of where the attention and resources of the ministry are focused.

More ₹100 notes in ATMs, big relief for citizens
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

One of the biggest issues faced by citizens after demonetisation was the shortage of ₹100 notes.

Akhilesh Yadav’s jibe at Gandhis may leave Congress miffed
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

Speaking about one of his visits to a primary school in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, he said children took him for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Congress to piggyback on Akhilesh Yadav’s SP in Uttar Pradesh polls; Grand Alliance on the cards?
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Akhilesh has come out as a strong contender in the elections, he seems to have realised that he may not be able to win a majority this time on his own. He will need to stitch together an alliance to avoid a hung assembly.

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress; but these old videos may embarrass him
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Though, Sidhu may have called himself a born Congressman to woo the party veterans, a mention of his old statements against the Grand Old Party and its vice-president may leave him embarrassed.