NEW DELHI: “Whoever did this was trying to create trouble. It’s an attempt to create communal tension in this area,” said Raj Kumar, a local resident of Trilokpuri’s Kotla village, where two cows were found dead on Wednesday morning, their severed … Continue reading “You Can’t Spread Terror, Stoke Hindu Muslim Tensions”
NEW DELHI: The last time Seelampur was in the news, was when the National Investigation Agency and the Anti-Terrorism Squad carried out a series of December “raids” in Delhi. These were intended, authorities said, to bust a fresh module of the … Continue reading Congress Vote Re-emerges in East and North East Delhi
MORADABAD: Ghaziabad’s glitzy housing developments give way to Moradabad’s congested roads, the political narrative also shifts. The Citizen is travelling through western Uttar Pradesh, and the Congress Party, thus far entirely absent from the voter’s discourse in Ghaziabad and Amroha, is … Continue reading On The Campaign Trail: Moradabad’s Speciality Khichdi
NEW DELHI: ‘Thoda mehenga kha lenge, but Pakistan se dar ke nahi rehenge (we’ll spend more on food and basic necessities, but we will not live in fear of Pakistan)” 18 year old Nikhil Gupta says. He turns down the upbeat music … Continue reading BJP and AAP Dominate Delhi Voter Discourse, Where is the Congress?
A sober yet visibly happy Rahul Gandhi took the mike to address the press yesterday, as the Congress – under his leadership – recorded its most decisive victory in recent polls, and is all set to form the government in … Continue reading The Evolution of Rahul Gandhi: A Millennial Perspective
As Pakistan heads to the polls today, all eyes are on cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, whose Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is expected to emerge as the single largest party albeit shy of a clear majority. Khan, whose foray into politics has thus far … Continue reading Pakistan Polls: Imran Khan, The Army And Hardline Militants
VADGAM: (This is the second article in a multi part series that focuses on the voter in Gujarat. The Citizen examines key trends in the Gujarat Polls, speaking directly to the people) Vadgam is a small, dusty taluka located about 130 kilometers … Continue reading On The Campaign Trail: In Jignesh Mevani’s Vadgam