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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa

FPJ Edit: Shot in the arm for BJP

As in life, so in politics. Nothing is static. The setback in Maharashtra, when power seemed in its grasp, but slipped out thanks to the ...Read More

FPJ Edit: Recasting NATO

FPJ Edit: Recasting NATO

The post-War world order was already unravelling when Donald Trump struck at the founding pillars of NATO, no longer ready to guarantee s...Read More

Encounter killings: A norm

Encounter killings: A norm

The encounter killing of the Cyberabad quartet of alleged rapists-murderers once again focusses on the endemic failure of the police. It ...Read More

US President Donald Trump takes part in the annual lighting of the National Christmas tree on The Ellipse in Washington, DC.

FPJ Edit: Impeaching Donald Trump

Trump’s ad nauseam cries that the proceedings by a Democratic majority chamber are vindictive and a witch-hunt notwithstanding

FPJ Edit: Encounter to excuse failure

FPJ Edit: Encounter to excuse failure

Yet, we are unable to set aside the stronger thought that the killing was a throwback to a medieval era

FPJ Edit: Citizenship bill need re-look

FPJ Edit: Citizenship bill need re-look

It is sad indeed that in seeking to address the issue of the huge influx of refugees from across Indian borders with Afghanistan, Banglad...Read More

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

FPJ Edit: Ex-PM’s dig at Narasimha Rao to absolve Rajiv

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s comment at a seminar that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided had the then Home Minis...Read More

FPJ Edit: RBI spooked by food inflation

FPJ Edit: RBI spooked by food inflation

The central bank seems to have been spooked by the food inflation. It’s decision to keep the repo rate unchanged at 5.15 pe rcent at a ti...Read More

FPJ Edit: Outrage is not enough

FPJ Edit: Outrage is not enough

Parliamentarians are also human. When they demand instant justice for the rapists and murderers of the Hyderabad veterinarian doctor, the...Read More

resident of Sri Lanka, Gotabya Rajapaksa

FPJ Edit: Improving Indo-Lanka ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted with some satisfaction that the newly-elected President of Sri Lanka, Gotabya Rajapaksa, chose to make...Read More

FPJ Edit: Rahul Bajaj and Amit Shah

FPJ Edit: Rahul Bajaj and Amit Shah

However, he was never formally associated with any political party. Nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the UPA, despite his gift of articula...Read More

FPJ Edit: Economy under serious stress

FPJ Edit: Economy under serious stress

The latest GDP numbers should not surprise anyone. When in the first quarter of 2019-20, growth fell to 5 per cent observers had warned o...Read More

Maharashtra's Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari (R) looks on as new chief minister Uddhav Thackeray gestures after taking his oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony in Mumbai.

FPJ Edit: Uddhav Thackeray get to work now

Expectedly, the swearing-in ceremony of the Uddhav Thackeray Government on Thursday evening was a grand affair. The venue, Shivaji Park, ...Read More

FPJ Edit: End this farce, Sadhvi Pragya and all

FPJ Edit: End this farce, Sadhvi Pragya and all

The renewed ruckus in Parliament over Sadhvi Pragya’s untutored remarks about Nathuram Godse yet again underlines the hazard of inducting...Read More

FPJ EDIT: Uddhav faces big test in new role

FPJ EDIT: Uddhav faces big test in new role

With Uddhav Thackeray taking oath as chief minister of a three-party alliance of disparate parties with agendas that were once considered...Read More

Uddhav Thackeray

FPJ EDIT: Over to Uddhav Thackeray, now

To look for the ideal in politics is a mug’s game. To tell the truth, politics in all ages has been opportunistic, the difference being o...Read More

FPJ Edit: Winners turn losers in Maharashtra

FPJ Edit: Winners turn losers in Maharashtra

Act One of the Maharashtra drama is about to end. The installation of a three-party government formally headed by the Shiv Sena Chie...Read More

FPJ Edit: A lot at stake for senior Pawar

FPJ Edit: A lot at stake for senior Pawar

Regardless of which way the ongoing Maharashtra power struggle ends, it is clear that for the first time in his long career Sha...Read More

Newly-appointed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (L), newly-appointed Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar (R) and Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during the oath taking ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai.

Maharashtra saga: A Naked power game

Betrayer, backstabber, murder of democracy, etc., were some of the few angry words much heard throughout on Saturday. Leaders of the Shiv...Read More

FPJ Edit: NRC countrywide is a bad idea

FPJ Edit: NRC countrywide is a bad idea

The Narendra Modi government has been tying itself in knots on the issue of the updated National Register of Citizens. The four-year exer...Read More

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