Parimal Peeyush

Articles By Parimal Peeyush

26 Articles

Rajasthan’s game of thrones: How Ashok Gehlot turned the tables on Sachin Pilot in less than 40 hours

Differences between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and deputy CM Sachin Pilot are not new and existed ever since the Congress came to power in Rajasthan in December 2018.

rajasthan government live news, gehlot government latest updates

‘CAA won’t take away anybody’s citizenship’: In Kapil Sibal, Modi-Shah find the backing they never expected

The overarching narrative fuelling the protests has been that the CAA, when coupled with the NRC and NPR, would disenfranchise Muslims and strip them of their citizenship.

Rajya Sabha Election 2020: BJP eyes gains in MP amid Congress’ discord within

The BJP is putting up a tough fight on the seats where a contest is expected in the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for March 26.

BJP, Baramati, NCP chief, Sharad Pawar, Purandar, Pune district, Shiv Sena NCP Congress government, Uddhav Thackeray

Delhi Election 2020: On Shaheen Bagh protests, Amit Shah’s masterplan to pull Arvind Kejriwal out of his comfort zone

So far, the AAP under Arvind Kejriwal has managed to keep the elections focussed on local issues and its performance. The BJP, however, is determined to change this narrative.

Amit Shah, Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Chief Minister, delhi election 2020, delhi polls, delhi assembly election

With saffron flag and Savarkar on stage, Raj Thackeray 2.0 reworks MNS strategy closer to Hindutva

Raj Thackeray, through his recalibrated approach, is taking the fight directly to CM Uddhav Thackeray. Can his shift from regional politics to a wider base resurrect MNS' fortunes?

‘No question of NRC in Bihar’: Nitish Kumar’s ‘reiteration’ could upset BJP’s calculations

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the first from the NDA camp to openly reject the implementation of NRC. Is he playing hardball?

Nitish Kumar, Pavan Varma, NRC, CAA, JDU, BJP

Sonia Gandhi, Sharad Pawar keep Shiv Sena guessing on govt formation in Maharashtra

The NCP, it is learnt, had set out its own set of conditions for support to Shiv Sena, which included the demand that it sever its ties with the BJP.

maharashtra news, sonia gandhi, sharad pawar, ncp, shiv sena, bjp

Under no compulsion to resurrect Mamata Banerjee’s career: CPM on TMC’s call for united front in Bengal

While Mamata Banerjee made it clear that there was no need for the parties to form an alliance and that the three parties could put up a formidable opposition to the BJP in its plans to "subvert the Constitution", the message

Mamata Banerjee

Modi stuns Congress in Parliament, does what they least expected him to do

During his address in the Lok Sabha, PM Modi did not spare the Congress for ignoring the contribution of former PMs like Atal Bihari Vajpayee, PV Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh.

Modi, Lok Sabha

How BJP plans to win West Bengal: Two-pronged strategy driving BJP’s ‘Mission 250’ revealed

Having made significant gains in the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP has set its sights on winning 250 of the 294 assembly seats in the elections scheduled to be held in 2021


West Bengal’s bloodied turf war between TMC and BJP gets a dose of ‘Gandhigiri’

The BJP, buoyed by its electoral gains in the Lok Sabha polls, sees a major opportunity to dethrone Mamata as West Bengal CM in the 2021 Assembly elections in the state, the Trinamool Congress and its feisty leader are in no

bjp tmc fight, mamata banerjee jai shri ram

Why Mamata Banerjee won’t attend Modi’s swearing-in? Didi’s dharna for ‘ghar wapasi’ has more than meets the eye

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee turned down the invitation to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

Mamata Banerjee

The unexpected factor behind Modi’s election victory that even BJP could not predict

The BJP has received help from quarters where it probably expected the least. Importantly, this could help the BJP shed a perception it has tried to get rid of for a long time.

BJP muslim vote share 2019, narendra modi, BJP muslim voters

Bring Kashmir at par with other states, Santosh Hegde calls for scrapping of Articles 370 and 35A

India is a sovereign nation and Kashmir is an integral part of it. If it is an integral part of India, it should be equal to all other states, Justice Hegde said. 

santosh hegde, article 370, article 35a, jammu and kashmir

Saboot vs Sapoot, Dumdaar vs Daagdaar: Modi draws battle lines for Lok Sabha elections

Modi speech in Meerut: Kickstarting the Lok Sabha election campaign in Meerut, PM Modi underlined the government's action against terror to outline its ability to protect the nation, and came down hard on the Opposition for q

PM Modi Meerut speech, Modi Rudrapur rally

Yogendra Yadav on I-T raids at hospitals linked to family: Attempt to intimidate, silence farmer activists

Ever since the raids began, Yogendra Yadav has maintained that his family is bearing the brunt of his political activities against the BJP government in Haryana and that the action by the Income Tax department is an attempt t

Yogendra Yadav, Yogendra Yadav on it raids, Yogendra Yadav on raids, Yogendra Yadav it raid, it raid on Yogendra Yadav, Yogendra Yadav search, india news

Supreme Court LIVE streaming: What top jurists say on move bringing transparency, preserving sanctity of court

India's top jurists believe that live streaming of court proceedings will go a long way in affirming people's faith in the judicial system and ensuring transparency in day-to-day happenings in matters of importance.

supreme court, supreme court live, supreme court transparency, sc, sc on tranparency, sc live, supreme court to go live, live streaming of court proceedings

Budget 2018: Modernisation, infrastructure, forensics – the case for increase in Police budget and why it needs to be monitored

Budget 2018: While there is a strong case for a higher budget for police on several counts, there is also a call for monitoring by the central government if a higher allocation of funds is to translate into improved performan

budget 2018, budget for police, budget date, budget 2018 india, India budget, Union budget 2018, budget 2018 expectations, prakash singh

Budget 2018: Populism alone can’t win 2019 for BJP, outdoing Congress needs tough talk on reforms agenda

Budget 2018: Union budgets presented under Narendra Modi's watch have so far failed to create the euphoria that usually surrounds anything that has the PM's stamp on it. With little headroom for populism, FM Arun Jaitley will

budget 2018, budget date, budget 2018 india, India budget, Union budget 2018, budget 2018 expectations, narendra modi, arun jaitley, modi vs congress, lok sabha election 2019, election 2019

Cops helpless before ‘Padmaavat’ vandals? The cowardly attack on school children and the case for police reforms

Protests against the release of 'Padmaavat' took its ugliest form on Wednesday when a school bus was attacked by agitators. The reactionary response of the police highlights the need for their independence. Can the long-await

padmaavat release, rajput karni sena, sanjay leela bhansali, prasoon joshi

Shiv Sena breaks ranks with BJP: On a downward slope, the fallout always looked certain

The Shiv Sena's decision to contest the 2019 elections alone signals a dent in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance. However, a quick look at the recent past shows how ties between both partners had turned increasingly fr

uddhav thackeray, devendra fadnavis, shiv sena, bharatiya janata party

Supreme Court, overruled? Fringe goes on rampage against Padmaavat release, states back call for ban

Since the Supreme Court's order paving way for Padmaavat's release, members of the Karni Sena have gone on a rampage across several states, issuing threats against its screening. While state governments are entitled to their

padmaavat release, rajput karni sena, sanjay leela bhansali, prasoon joshi

Praveen Togadia’s grouse with Modi not new: Here’s why the VHP leader’s ‘encounter’ claims need to be taken with a pinch of salt

VHP leader Pravin Togadia's sensational claims that his life is in danger have been negated by the police. What does then one make out of his outburst that is seen as a veiled attack at Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

Pravin Togadia, Narendra Modi, Gujarat politics

In Yogi Adityanath vs Siddaramaiah, Hindutva takes centrestage in Karnataka

Contrary to expectations of 'Kannada pride' dominating the outcome of Karnataka elections, it is the issue of Hindutva that is fast becoming the weapon of choice for both the Congress and the BJP.

Siddaramaiah, yogi adityanath, karnataka assembly election, hindutva politics

US security aid to Pakistan down 62% in 5 years: Why the latest $1.1bn cut won’t hurt Islamabad

The US has been cutting down on the financial assistance that it offers to Pakistan under various heads over the past few years, with little outcome. It remains unlikely that the latest US intimidation will get Islamabad to a

US military aid, CPEC, Pakistan

‘Mauni baba’ charge against PM: Did Congress just score a sharp political comeback against BJP?

The Congress party's stinging attack in Parliament against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP-led government in the aftermath of the Bhima-Koregaon clashes may be a manifestation of its concerns over the prevailing situ

Income Tax Calculator, Budget 2019, How to Calculate Income Tax


Stock Market