Saurabh Sharma

Articles By Saurabh Sharma

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Battle for Bengal: Why alliance with Abbas Siddiqui could hurt both Left and Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee would be happy to see Left wrestling back Hindu votes from the BJP because this way the majority votes will be divided and the ruling TMC could emerge victorious in the case of tight contests.

Budget 2021 sets stage for fresh showdown between Centre and unions

Despite protests on farm laws, the Centre has gone ahead and proposed in the budget presented yesterday to sell some PSUs, one insurance company and two PSBs.

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Sasikala is here, but her ascent to power will not be easy

Tamil Nadu elections: Out of jail after four years, Sasikala is expected to disrupt the state politics by challenging the two key leaders — O Panneerselvam and E Palanisamy — of her former political party AIADMK.

Budget 2021 Expectations: What FM Sitharaman can do to fix the problem with electoral bonds – Hear the experts

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Election Funding, Electoral Bonds: An electoral bond can be purchased by a person who can donate that to any political party which then encases them in the designated branch of SBI. The dono

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Kerala: Two lakh Left activists appointed to govt, public undertakings by Pinarayi govt, claims Congress

On Tuesday, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala raised this issue in the Assembly, releasing the names of Left party workers appointed in the various government departments and public undertakings.

Can Mamata Banerjee outmaneuver the Owaisi threat to stop BJP in Bengal?

The TMC, already grappling with this challenge of division of votes, has been jolted by Owaisi announcing his entry in Bengal.

Trump responsible for Capitol chaos? Experts say yes, but so is the American electoral system

The visuals of chaos from the Capitol are unprecedented and have never been seen before during transfer of power in America.

Chandni Chowk redevelopment: BJP hits back at AAP as tensions mount over temple demolition

Today, Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal members staged a protest against the demolition. They took out a march from the Gauri Shankar Mandir to the demolition site.

J&K DDC Results 2020: Why there are no clear winners in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir DDC Election Results 2020: When the saffron party started celebrating its first ever win in Kashmir, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and NC leader Omar Abdullah called it 'overplay' and said that the

Election Results Jammu and Kashmir

Karnataka anti-cow slaughter Bill: What is it and why has it triggered a controversy?

Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill (2020): The bill has been passed by the assembly but yet to be cleared in the Council. The government has said that it will bring an ordinance to get the bill

Farm Acts: JJP a divided house in fight between farmers and Centre?

Dushyant can't afford to lose the support of farmers to stay relevant in Haryana politics, and that is what is troubling his MLAs as the standoff between farmers and the central government continues in Delhi.

Mamata Banerjee threatens Centre on Farm laws, but yet to allow PM-Kisan money to Bengal farmers

The PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme was launched last year in February but the Mamata government refused to implement it in West Bengal.

Why Ajay Chautala’s MSP comment could be a sign of trouble for BJP in Haryana

While Dushayant Chautala is yet to make any statement on the protests, the pressure to articulate his stand on the matter would be mounting each day.

Farmers protest reaches Delhi: Who stands where on agitation and farm bills

Dilli Chalo protest march: The Centre has on many occasions assured the farmers of MSP but protesters have refused to buy into it and have now intensified their agitation.

Who is Suvendu Adhikari? Why his fallout with Mamata Banerjee matters for TMC

Suvendu's exit from the TMC would be the biggest blow for Mamata Banerjee. So far, he has resigned as minister but continues to be the MLA and in TMC. Senior TMC leader and MP Saugata Ray confirmed that Suvendu has not resign

Hong Kong bars Air India, Vistara flights till October 30 after passengers test positive for COVID-19

Vistara's flights are being banned for the first time by the Hong Kong government during the coronavirus pandemic. Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test do

Can LJP’s walkout from NDA end BJP’s decades-long pursuit for power in Bihar?

Bihar Election 2020: If everything works out as per plan, Chirag could be the next kingmaker and BJP the real king. In the 2019 general election, the LJP had won 6 Lok Sabha seats that have over 40 assembly constituencies.

Bihar Elections 2020: Amid deadlock, Chirag Paswan’s LJP says no seat-sharing talks with BJP yet

Bihar Elections 2020: The BJP is in a tight spot as it has to deal with two ambitious partners, while the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) wants to maintain its dominant position in the alliance by fighting more number of seats even if

EXPLAINED: Why the clamour for Sixth Schedule is growing in Ladakh

The Sixth Schedule of the Constitution has provisions for the administration of tribal areas in the border states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram. It has provisions for the constitution of autonomous districts and co

Akali Dal split official! Dhindsas move Election Commission for registration of SAD-Democratic

Two rebel heavyweight leaders — Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and his son Parminder Singh Dhindsa — have approached the Election Commission for registration of a new political party, Shiromani Akali Dal (Democratic).

EXCLUSIVE | Let’s keep Mumbai a little disconnected from India: Milind Deora

Covid-19 outbreak: Mumbai alone accounts for about 61 per cent cases in Maharashtra, the worst-hit state with over 33,000 cases of coronavirus.

EXPLAINED: Why taking over temple gold is in direct violation of Articles 25, 26

Temple gold appropriation issue: No gold monetization scheme must include the jewels of the Deity or traditional artefacts because they are objects of worship and reverence. Nobody, including members of the community, has the

Ram Madhav EXCLUSIVE | India needs to work on land and labour laws to become more attractive

Last month, New Delhi brought a new domicile policy for the newly-created Union Territory of J&K —almost nine months after scrapping Article 370. This month, the security forces eliminated the top leadership including terro

EXCLUSIVE | Mamata Banerjee’s ‘fudged numbers’ could disrupt national plan against COVID-19: Swapan Dasgupta

Covid-19 in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee has been at odds with the Centre over the constitution of two Inter-Ministerial Central Teams for West Bengal. She had even refused to move ahead until the Centre explained the basis o

CEC Sunil Arora stuck in US due to suspension of flights amid coronavirus

India has suspended all domestic and international flights till May 3. While New Delhi was proactively taking measures including issuing travel advisories and screening at airports, it announced the suspension of all incoming

Amend Article 136 to cut pendency of cases in Supreme Court by half: Justice AK Sikri

Article 136 allows citizens to file special leave petitions (SLPs) to appeal before the Supreme Court against any “judgment, decree, determination, sentence or order in any cause or matter passed or made by any court or tri

EXCLUSIVE | No two-child policy proposal yet, clarifies BJP’s Jay Panda

To some, the BJP looks in a tearing hurry to fulfill all its unfulfilled agendas and for this reason, many believe that the saffron party may next move on the Uniform Civil Code and two-child policy.

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