NDTV | The elections in Maharashtra and Haryana have given the BJP cause to celebrate but the process of alliance-building with the Shiv Sena may not be smooth
TIMES OF INDIA | The mob violence against three African students in the national capital must serve as India’s ‘Nirbhaya moment’ on the issue of racism
NDTV | A laudable initiative but the idea that the cosmetic wielding of brooms by leaders and volunteers will provide cleaner and healthier living conditions is a cruel joke on India’s poor
NDTV | Of course, the role of ‘Amma’ as leader and political totem for the AIADMK and its government will not diminish.
QUARTZ | The BJP’s appetite for communal politics may actually be increased by the setbacks it has suffered
NDTV | Another way of looking at the results is that the “normal” pattern of party politics appears to be asserting itself.
NDTV | He should worry about the activities of his communal friends, not the imagined sins of ‘secular’ foes
NDTV | I questioned the PM’s silence on the BJP’s communal propaganda in UP. His supporters on the show defended that propaganda. With spokesmen and friends like these, Modi doesn’t need enemies.
AL JAZEERA | Taken together, the Indian prime minister’s first 100 days in office have seen both fair portents and dark omens.
RAJYA SABHA TV | It is wrong for the Modi government to appoint Justice Sathasivam as Governor and wrong for the former Chief Justice to accept this unusual offer.
NDTV HINDI | The question that interests me most is the mindset behind this decision
HEADLINES TODAY | Parties have won and lost power at the Centre in the past but never before have we seen supporters of the winner behaving in this manner
FORBES | The Modi power vertical has quickly asserted itself as the dominant force in the Indian system, serving notice to all pillars of the state that it will not be restrained or intimidated by their influence or oversight.
NDTV | Rumours of Rahul Gandhi’s resurrection are greatly exaggerated.